72 acres of greened brownfield land will soon be integrated into Mississauga's evolving Port Credit waterfront, with the wheels now in motion to create the mixed-use Brightwater community. The project by Port Credit West Village Partners—a joint venture of DiamondCorp, Dream Unlimited, FRAM + Slokker, and the Kilmer Group—will bring over 2,500 condominium units and over 400 townhomes to the former Imperial Oil Lands at Lakeshore Road West and Mississauga Road. The new community has been masterplanned by Giannone Petricone Associates and Urban Strategies.
Marketing is underway for the first pair of condominium buildings set to populate the large site, known as Brightwater I & II. We've already introduced the Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed first phases, with Brightwater I to be a boutique five-storey, mixed-use building, and Brightwater II to be a 14-storey mixed-use building. The boutique building will boast 76 condominium suites, offered in one and two-bedroom layouts, while the taller tower is to house 235 condo units in one, two, and three-bedroom layouts, along with ground floor townhomes. Suites at both buildings start from the low $400,000s.
Residents of both buildings will enjoy a generous collection of amenity spaces appointed by interior designers Truong Ly Designs, including lobbies with 24-hour concierge and large parcel storage, entertainment lounges and party rooms, a gym, yoga and meditation spaces, co-working space, a pet spa, and multiple outdoor amenities.
We're now getting a closer look at these amenities through renderings and floor plans, among which is one focusing on Brightwater II's ground floor amenities that depicts the arrangement of spaces including a lobby with mail and parcel rooms, a pet spa, a co-working room, and an expansive lounge and party room that can be divided. A property management office is close at hand.
Accompanying the various amenity floor plans and interior renderings now released is an exterior rendering of Brightwater II that shows how the indoor amenities will interact with the surrounding public realm. Positioned overlooking the street, these amenity spaces feature large expanses of floor-to-ceiling glazing for a visual connection to the surrounding streets.
Amenities in the wider community will include 18 acres of new green spaces, like walking and cycling promenades, pedestrian mews, and public plazas, and half of which will be a waterfront park overlooking Lake Ontario. The first pair of condominium buildings and a standalone commercial block will together frame an outdoor public space to be known as Brightwater Village Square, part of a wider public realm plan by landscape architects Public Work.
Meanwhile, as marketing for the initial buildings continues to reveal new details like smart home connections in the suites, crews are finishing up site regeneration, cleaning and greening what had been an Imperial Oil refinery and storage facility, vacated in the 1980s. Now, the community's road grid, outlining the future development blocks, is being introduced into the remediated site.
Additional information and images can be found in our Database file for the project, linked below. Want to get involved in the discussion? Check out the associated Forum thread, or leave a comment below.
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