Our Development Approach

A Balanced Approach to Building

Building upon the strengths of our collective experiences, we look to create more opportunities for businesses, partners and communities through innovative solutions for using the City’s real estate portfolio. A new employment centre, greater access to transit, more parks and open spaces – our approach strikes a balance.

Featured Projects

411 Victoria Park Avenue

A 1930’s Quarry

Since 2011, we have been working closely with government officials, the Concerned Citizens of Quarry Lands Development (CCQLD) and the local community to create a plan for this historical 19.7-acre parcel of land known as the Quarry Lands – dating back to the 1930s. The proposed plan for this area is a mixed-use development comprising of low-rise residential, a repurposed 4.5-acre city park, a new road network and a pedestrian-friendly public realm.

10 York Street

Parking Lot to Prime Living

10 York has long been an underutilized parcel of land, used as a pay-parking lot and Toronto Police Service impound lot. Located near the City’s waterfront, a prime location for a new residential development, 10 York offers an important opportunity to support future growth and improve pedestrian connections to the waterfront. The triangular shape of the land posed a challenge; we chose to partner with an experienced developer to help design an iconic 694-unit residential building with affordable housing.

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Engagement Highlights

Prime Location for Ten York
On a site with across-the-street access to the PATH, the City’s 30-km underground pathway, and within walking distance of Union Station, Build Toronto has entered into a joint venture partnership...
Master Planning St. Andrew’s Market part of 505 Richmond Re-development
In 1837, when the property was set aside for a public market, the lands directly to the south were dedicated for a future public recreational use. Today, that area is known as St. Andrew’s Market...
Collaborating with the Community at 411 Victoria Park
Since 2011, Build Toronto has been working closely with local Councillors, City staff, the Ministry of the Environment, Metrolinx, neighbouring property owners, professional consultants and local...