Menkes is known for its innovative, multi-disciplinary approach and particularly for its expertise in large-scale, mixed-use development. Past projects include the Empress Walk entertainment, shopping and residential complex in North York City Centre, the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences in Bloor-Yorkville and two landmark projects in Toronto's South Core district, 25 York (TELUS Harbour) office tower and the two million square foot Harbour Plaza Residences / One York commercial retail complex.
The Company first established its roots as a developer and builder of single-family home communities, with the objective of creating homes built with innovative design, unyielding quality and meticulous craftsmanship in order to deliver enduring value and pride of ownership. To date, Menkes has built over 5,000 homes across Ontario, including the first Energy Star community in York Region, as well as the first LEED Silver home in Halton Hills.
As one of the earliest developers of condominium apartments in the GTA, Menkes pioneered the condominium lifestyle in the Toronto marketplace. Today the Company’s high-rise residential division continues to be a market leader in the development, marketing, sales and construction of high-rise residential communities. To date, Menkes over 25,000 condominium apartment units to its credit and has been recognized by Tarion as one of the top builders in Ontario for quality and customer service.
Menkes is a recognized trailblazer in the commercial real estate industry, having built over 20 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space. From Procter and Gamble’s head office in North York City Centre, to the Sun Life Financial Tower at One York, the Company has cultivated a portfolio of high quality, strategically located properties across the GTA. Menkes pairs best-in-class, high performance buildings with first class, tenant-focused management.