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Exploring a New Campus Opportunity in Mount Dennis
On April 27, the City of Toronto, CreateTO and George Brown College announced they will work collaboratively to explore the feasibility of a post-secondary campus project in the Mount Dennis area...
Mass Timber Pilot Program for Affordable Rental Housing
On April 25, CreateTO joined Mayor John Tory, Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão and Councillor Joe Cressy at 1117 Dundas Street West to announce a Mass Timber Pilot Program which will see 100 housing units...
Toronto City Council adopts ModernTO plan to repurpose eight City-owned sites
Toronto City Council has approved the proposed vision for unlocking eight City-owned properties to enable the delivery of affordable housing and other key City objectives through the ModernTO...

Project Highlights

Housing Now

Creating Mixed-Income Communities on Public Land

Toronto City Council has approved 21 City-owned properties for inclusion in the Housing Now Initiative. These properties have the potential for mixed-use, mixed-income development. These properties will offer the opportunity to engage private, Indigenous, and non-profit housing partners to creatively deliver rental and affordable homes within transit accessible neighbourhoods throughout the City.

Parkdale Hub

Transformational and collaborative City building

The Parkdale Hub project, located at the intersection of Queen Street West and Cowan Avenue, is a unique city-building initiative that will deliver wide-ranging social, cultural and economic benefits to the Parkdale community. Reimagining the future of this area provides a unique opportunity for CreateTO to collaborate with City divisions, agencies, the non-profit sector and the broader community to create spaces that will more efficiently and effectively serve the Parkdale community into the future.

Leslie Lookout Park

Revitalizing underutilized land to create a new destination in the Port Lands

The Leslie Lookout Park will be a new destination in Toronto’s Port Lands located on the Martin Goodman Trail at the entrance to Tommy Thompson Park. The park will include a public beach, distinguished by forested dunes that will create a new multi-use community destination in Toronto’s east end. The centrepiece of Leslie Lookout Park will be a 1.9 acre open space at 12 Leslie Street that will connect the public to the water’s edge with views of the entire length of the Ship Channel. The open space will include a viewing platform that will provide the public with dramatic views of the Toronto skyline.

CreateTO

Toronto Moves Ahead with Plan to Redevelop 8 City Properties for Affordable Housing

A few of Toronto’s most recognizable buildings will soon be given fresh purpose, as a plan to alleviate the city’s housing crisis is officially underway.

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Derelict Wellington Destructor to Be Transformed into Community Hub

A vacant heritage building that once housed an incinerator for the city’s garbage will soon have a second chance at life. Known as the Wellington Destructor, the roughly 40,000 square foot brick building — located on the west side of downtown Toronto — was built in 1925 before it stopped operating in the mid-1970s.

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2 California-based companies will develop new film, TV and digital media hub in Port Lands

Two California-based companies have been selected by the city to develop and operate a new $250 million film, television and digital media hub along Toronto’s waterfront.

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May 26, plan to attend. Memorial Park (Ward 8) Storm Water Management project virtual information session. Learn what @cityoftoronto @tdsb @torontolands and @_CreateTO are planning at Memorial Park. See invite here:
https://torontolandscorp.com/news/may-15-2022-tdsb-ward-8-community-information-session/

We’re hiring a Development Planner! #TorontoJobs #CareerOpportunity https://bit.ly/3PnyUAH

Cherry Blossom season is in full swing in #Toronto and the #PortLands is a great spot to snap photos! These beautiful blossoms can be found at the corner of Cherry Street and Commissioners Street. #CherryBlossoms

We’re hiring a Manager, Real Estate Transactions! #TorontoJobs #CareerOpportunity https://bit.ly/37myUzX

Today, we joined @JohnTory @FrancesNunziata & @GervanFearon to announce the collaborative effort between CreateTO, @cityoftoronto and @GBCollege to explore the feasibility of a campus project in the #MountDennis area. Details: https://bit.ly/3ORKVOO

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