185 Donald Street/300 St Mary Avenue

Description: 14 storey, 120 unit apartment tower with red brick facade with a 10,000-square-foot restaurant as anchor tenant on ground floor, and an adjacent 3 storey, 100 stall parkade. The north side facing St Mary Ave will feature a large outdoor patio on the canopy at the second floor. The units will comprise 48 two-bedroom, two-bath and 72 one-bedroom, one-bath. 12 of the one-bedroom units will be wheelchair accessible. There will be an internal bike-storage area for 50 bikes. Rents are purported to be “mid-range, very approachable”. Replaces two surface parking lots south of St Mary Avenue and a 2 storey house from the 1890s demolished in 2015.

Location: Southeast corner of Donald Street and St Mary Avenue up to property line of Access Credit Union.
Status: Under Construction since March 2022
Completion/Occupancy: 2024
Developer: Donmar Properties
Architects: Number Ten
Contractor/Builder: Akman Construction Ltd.
Press: Former downtown parking lot moving on up to become 14-storey apartment block