This is a good example of a creative solution to ease the housing situation in Montreal.
” Amid all the hand-wringing over the rising office vacancy rate downtown, Montreal may be overlooking a quicker fix to another problem. ”
” If Montreal were to convert even a portion of its empty office space to housing, it could be a quicker fix than building new stock from scratch. There could soon be the equivalent of 11 Place Ville Marie skyscrapers sitting idle, right next to public transportation, retail stores, and other amenities. ”
To read the full article in The Montreal Gazette follow the link to the article ” Could empty office towers help ease Montreal’s housing crisis? ” Written by Allison Hanes.