Urban Strategies part of Waterfront Toronto Quayside development team

February 15, 2022

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We are delighted to be part of the Dream Unlimited + Great Gulf  team selected by Waterfront Toronto to redevelop Quayside. From the official press release:

“Today’s announcement comes after a competitive process, with four teams vying for the opportunity to transform the 12-acre (4.9 hectare) site into a community for residents and visitors to live, work and play.

Among the highlights of the winning submission from Dream and Great Gulf were proposals to create:
800+ affordable housing units, more than doubling the affordable housing Waterfront Toronto has brought to the waterfront, with many delivered in earliest stages to address an urgent need.

  • New public spaces, including a two-acre forested green space, plus a significant urban farm atop one of Canada’s largest residential mass timber buildings.
  • A landmark cultural destination and multi-use arts venue that brings together space for the performing arts, Indigenous-centered cultural celebrations and flexible education spaces.
  • Exemplary low-carbon development and innovations, making Quayside the first all-electric, zero-carbon community at this scale;
  • Visionary world-class architecture that will raise the bar on design across the entire neighbourhood and create a visually striking focal point on Toronto’s waterfront.

Read more here.