McConnell Woods in Dorval is poised to become the Royal Quai luxury residential development. Last week Dorval council gave the green light to developer Paolo Presti to build high-end, single-family homes on the 540,000-square-foot property.
Eleven of the lots will have water views and private access to the lakeshore. Thirteen per cent of the woods will be conserved and Presti said a pathway will allow public access to a portion of the waterfront.
“It was not a matter for negotiation. Within that 13 per cent we wanted public access to the water,” Dorval Mayor Edgar Rouleau said.
The majority of the approvals necessary to move a project such as this along have been obtained. Only one approval from the environment ministry remains to be obtained and it could take months to receive. In the meantime, Presti is allowed to build a model home.
An illustration of the entrance to the…
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