Dundas & Bloor2280 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada
2280 Dundas West Condos is a new per-construction Condo project located at 2280 Dundas West In Toronto West. The Project Including condos units, Retail Shops. Develop By Choice Properties REIT. Occupying a full city block in Toronto’s west downtown; just south of Bloor and Dundas West subway and Bloor GO Transit and UP Express stations. The single-storey shopping centre and surface parking lots on site are proposed to be redeveloped in conjunction with the adjacent Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School and Regional Arts Centre with a major mixed-use centre combining homes, work spaces, retail, parkland, and a new school. Improved transit connections are a major emphasis.
2280 Dundas West Condos Highlight:
- located in the heart of downtown Toronto West;
- close to Public Transit;
- in very close distance to the High Park;
- close to many retail shops nearby
- Step to Dundas West Subway Station
- Close to Bloor Go Station
- Master Planning Community.
Nine residential towers are proposed with about 2,600 units planned, in around a 50-50 mix of Choice-managed rental suites and condos built with development partners. (The final ratio of rentals to condos is still to be worked out, as is the percentages of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites.) Affordable rentals are also to be part of the mix, but again, the numbers are still to come.
Office space in the updated concept is now on the east side of the site close to the railway corridor in snaking 7 and 10-storey structures that overlook a sheltered galleria. Choice is tailoring tech firms that will want substantial space located just minutes from downtown and the airport via the GO Train and Union Pearson Express trains that stop just to the north of the site.
Choice’s plans call for space for about 3,500 jobs onsite, meaning that the live-work ratio of space here is quite balanced. Retail will be found at the base on most buildings, and will include a new Loblaws and LCBO to replace the current stores at the plaza, while adding many new stores and restaurants. Construction will be phased so that the current stores can operate until the new ones are ready to open. The same continuity of operation is planned for the high school: it will stay open in its current location until the new school at the south end of the site is ready to open in the fall of the same year.
Knitting the site together will be a new park and POPS space, and areas reserved for pedestrians and cyclists, all still in an early concept stage. Plans for the office building include a cycle-in bicycle garage in the Dutch style, the first instance of which we have heard of for Toronto. A fly-through video of the site produced by the Choice REIT team shows off these attributes.
2280 Dundas West Condos have near perfect walk score 87 out of 100. Transit score 100 out of 100.This location is in the Roncesvalles neighborhood in Toronto. Nearby parks include Erwin Krichhahn Park, Columbus Parkette and McGregor Park.
Dundas & Bloor Property Details
Choice Properties REIT
Architect(s): Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. and Hariri Pontarini Architects
Building Type: Condominium
Building Status: Pre-construction
Selling Status: Planning
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