SoHo Italia

Designed for an uncompromising lifestyle, the rental suites at 500 Preston Street embody the feelings of exclusivity and comfort.

Ottawa's finest rentals

Gluckstein Design. Inspired Living.
The best address in Little Italy.

Home to Ottawa's finest condo rentals, developed by Mastercraft Starwood

All the conveniences of condominium living without the unexpected costs, responsibilities, and stress of ownership. Designed for an uncompromising lifestyle, the rental suites at 500 Preston Street embody the feelings of exclusivity and comfort. Residents can enjoy the perfect mix of rental and retail space, where ground floor storefronts, parks and nature pathways, and light rail transit are steps away, offering all the conveniences of urban life. Thoughtfully designed suites by Brian Gluckstein, with unrivalled city views, superior finishes, floor-to-ceiling windows, and curated social spaces. SoHo Italia will provide a stunning backdrop for every occasion.

Living at SoHo Italia will be like living in a boutique hotel with impeccable, hotel-trained, front desk and concierge services, managed by The SoHo Hotel. An impressive array of amenities such as co-working space with Zoom rooms, executive boardrooms, fully-equipped fitness centre, landscaped outdoor terrace with lounge, private theatre, parcel lockers, and much more. As a SoHo Italia resident, you will have the opportunity to join the SoHo Club, a members-only program with many benefits including preferred pricing at The SoHo Hotel and exclusive amenities.

Mastercraft Starwood  - Investment Builders since 1951

Setting the standard for unsurpassed quality, innovative design, and superior value.

For over 60 years, Mastercraft Starwood has developed, acquired, and managed over 10,000 homes, condominiums, rental apartments, townhouses, and hotels in Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver with a market value over $2 billion. Mastercraft’s principal business has been the acquisition, construction, development, ownership, operation, and management of residential, commercial, and retail properties.

Mastercraft Starwood developed, owns, and manages Toronto’s finest hotels: The SoHo Hotel – one of the most successful boutique hotels in Canada, and The Hazelton Hotel – Toronto’s first five-star hotel. Mastercraft Starwood also owns and manages the extended stay SoHo Residences in Toronto and Ottawa.

Mastercraft Starwood develops luxury residential and mixed-use developments under its SoHo brand. A brand which is recognized for superior design and quality features and finishes. Mastercraft Starwood has developed Starwood Centre, SoHo Lofts at 188 Eglinton, SoHo Bayview, SoHo Condominiums, SoHo Parkway, SoHo Lisgar, SoHo Champagne.

An iconic address in Little Italy

500 Preston Street

View of Dow's Lake and Dominion Arboretum at Preston Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway

View of Dow's Lake and Dominion Arboretum at Preston Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway

SoHo Italia is at the gateway to Little Italy, one of Ottawa's most vibrant communities for re-urbanization and high-end residential living. Filled with a unique and trendy mix of restaurants, cafes, and shops, Little Italy is the perfect place for any urbanite to call home.

Beyond the vibrancy of Little Italy, the neighbourhood is highlighted by scenic trails, parks and green space. Summer kayaking at Dow's Lake or ice skating on the world's longest skating rink during Winterlude. Vast winding pathways connect throughout the neighbourhood, offering fresh air and tranquillity within the bustling urban city.

Carling O-train station is less than a five minute walk away, one stop from Carleton University, plus only three stops from Downtown and University of Ottawa on the new Confederation Line LRT. Also nearby is the renowned Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus and The Heart Institute, and various Government sector offices.

Ottawa's Little Italy gateway arch Ottawa's Commissioners Park is steps away from SoHo Italia SoHo Italia is surrounded by vast greenspace and pathways to stay active O-Train Carling Station is steps away Local cafes on Preston Street Preston Street is filled with trendy mix of restaurants

Press & Updates

April 20, 2021

Construction Progress

September 2020

Construction Update: 50' below grade excavation complete

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August 18, 2020

New 30-storey rental on Preston gets $86.4M boost from feds

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August 17, 2020

Feds front Mastercraft Starwood $86.4M for Ottawa rental tower

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