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Pocket Neighborhoods, Traditional Neighborhood Development and Cottage Living

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Heritage Harbor Ottawa is being developed in the finest tradition of some of America’s most iconic & memorable communities. We believe that a sense of “community” has more to do with quality than with quantity and we strive to see that value reflected in everything we do. Whether our customer is a passionate boater , [...]

Living Larger in Smaller Homes Movement Gains Popularity

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

An emerging real estate movement is redefining the average American vacation home — the Not So Big House movement. Recently, resort community Heritage Harbor Ottawa was a sponsor of the design series weekend “Living Large … in a not so big house,” in Naperville, Ill., which hosted architect Sarah Susanka. The well-known architect was behind the launch of the “Not So Big” movement of house design, which means making homes better, not bigger.

Changing Boomer Generation Redefines Retirement as it Looks for an Adventure Lifestyle

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Not every generation wants what the previous generation did. Recent studies and surveys show this is even truer when it comes to the more than 60 million Baby Boomers who will soon find themselves transitioning into retirement or already have. Many Boomers are looking for a community similar to the one found in Ottawa, Illinois, [...]

Cruise Night in Ottawa

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Old Town of Downtown Ottawa was a car enthusiast’s dream Friday night. With over 5 city blocks of great cars & trucks, there was something for everyone.   This family friendly event had a mix of styles and eras. There was everything from a classic Ford Model T to a 2010 Chevy Camaro with a [...]

Sunset Showcase

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

With temperatures in the mid 80’s and sunny, the weather could not have been more perfect for a night at the marina. On Thursday, June 17th Heritage Harbor Marina was host to well over 700 members and guests of the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce.   Meg Skelly, Assistant Executive Director Ottawa Area Chamber of [...]

The Captain’s Log of Winter Fun: Ottawa Area Events for November & December

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

  Though Heritage Harbor will always be our focus, we hope your experience goes far beyond our entrance. The Ottawa area is bursting with special events, from children’s programs to eagle watching. We’ve tried to alert you to some of the best, so if you need directions or more information give us a call… Art [...]

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