2017 - Present
Since 2017, Urban Strategies has been working to transform Toronto’s East Harbour, a former industrial area on the banks of the Don River and the site of the abandoned Unilever soap factory. The master plan implements a vision for an animated and complete mixed-use community. The proposed plan is structured around a robust public realm, a new street network, and a development framework which supports a critical mass of people and activity around a new multi-modal transit hub.
The proposed plan includes 10 million square feet of office space that can accommodate over 50,000 jobs; 3.25 million square feet of residential space which creates approximately 4,000 housing units; approximately 9 acres of parks and open space; and significant new retail, culture, entertainment and amenity space to support new employees and residents in the local community.
The East Harbour master plan is a long-term vision that will be implemented incrementally over the coming decades. The plan maximizes the value of a number of key infrastructure initiatives that converge on this particular site, including the Don River Naturalization and associated flood protection works; the partial demolition and realignment of the east end of the Gardiner Expressway; and the construction of the East Harbour Transit Hub, which will integrate a new GO/SmartTrack station, a subway stop along the proposed Ontario Line, and expanded TTC streetcar service on Broadview.
Read more about this project at https://eastharbour.ca/
Under Concord2020 - PRESENT
Canada Square is a 3.7 hectare (9.1 acre) site located at the intersection of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue.
Charleston Downtown Plan
Significant growth in tourism and institutional expansion, while positive economic signs, were threatening the quality of life in downtown Charleston.
RioCan Colossus Master Plan2020 - Present
Loch-Sloy Business Park and Picton Airport Lands Revitalization2021 - present
Weston Park2021 - present
CF Sherway Gardens Mall Intensification
Creating a new community around a regionally-significant shopping mall
50-64 Merton Street
High-quality mixed-use development to contribute to a complete community in the Davisville Neihbourhood