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A vibrant, entertaining, culturally infused mixed-use development, Downtown Markham is the Greater Toronto Area’s newest urban hub and the largest planned mixed-use development in Canada. Spanning 243 acres and situated in one of the fastest growing regions in the province, Downtown Markham is the place to live, work and play.
“I think Downtown Markham is going to set a benchmark for offices, for retail and the way they’re designed and integrated within communities.”
- Mayor Frank Scarpitti, City of Markham
Residential – the Place to Live
Downtown Markham offers several incredible communities that 15,000 residents will call home. From the Benchmark town manors, representing the cornerstone of Downtown Markham, to four high rise developments – Nexus North, Nexus South, Rouge Bijou and The Verdale – to luxury hotel condominium, The Signature, which will feature a Marriott luxury boutique hotel, Downtown Markham is the place to live for every lifestyle.
Retail – the Place to Shop + Dine
Downtown Markham’s two million square feet of retail space will be defined by international retailers, best-of local shops, gourmet restaurants and entertainment venues. The first phase of retail is set to open later this year and will include entertainment anchor Cineplex Cinemas, as well as Royal Bank, Aroma Espresso Bar, South St. Burger Co., Me Va Me, Chatime and scores of other retailers.
Commercial – the Place to Work
Downtown Markham offers more than 3.4 million square feet of office space in a Commercial District adjacent to Highway 407, one of Canada’s major inter-regional highways. This location is especially appealing to progressive tenants who understand the value of an attractive location for their employees, vendors and visitors. In addition to Aviva Canada, Honeywell, Worley Parsons, and several others have all situated their offices in Downtown Markham.
Arts and Culture – the Place to Play
More than homes, offices, shops and dining, Downtown Markham is an urban destination with arts and culture at the heart. The development will feature the world’s first power-producing, fine-art carousel, a street wall art, an outdoor museum, and a 2,500 seat Cineplex Cinemas.
Sustainability – the Place to Be Green
The vibrant urban centre is being designed and developed following sustainable guidelines, including energy efficient power sources and LEED certified residential and commercial projects. Aside from allowing greater density, the development also enjoys 72 acres of natural and landscaped green space, improved walkability and easy access to public transit, including VIVA and GO Transit.
The Development Team
The Remington Group – Developer and General Contractor Quadrangle Architects – Downtown Markham lead architect, including architect for the Aviva Canada Offices
2014 NAHB Award – Best Social Media Campaign 2014 NAHB Award – Best Presentation Centre 2012 BILD Award – Places to Grow Community of the Year 2010 City of Markham – Markham Design Excellence Award – Urban Intensification Award
The City of Markham is one of the GTA’s fastest growing municipalities. The city experienced population growth of 15 per cent between 2006 and 2011, and a growth in households of 17 per cent during the same period. Markham is home to more than 400 corporate head offices and close to 900 high technology and life sciences companies. Markham was recently named the most multicultural city in Canada by the Globe and Mail.
About The Developer
The Remington Group has spent more than 60 years developing, building, and managing residential, commercial, retail, and industrial properties across Ontario. As one of the province’s largest and most respected real estate developers, The Remington Group’s top priority is ensuring they are and always will be a valued and fully invested member of all the communities where they work. Among owners, tenants, community associations, and business partners and through all levels of government, The Remington Group has earned a reputation as an honest, quality-focused, dedicated development company.
For more information, visit www.downtownmarkham.ca and www.remingtonbuilds.com.
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