This site uses cookies.

The types of cookies we use, and the way we use them, are explained in our Privacy Policy. By clicking "Accept" or continuing to use our site, you agree to our use of Cookies.
More information


Adi Hauer
Sales Representative
416-495-3837

 

HAUER BROTHERS
Our Service | Your Success

TORONTO, CANADA


info@HauerBrothers.com 

Ingo Hauer
Broker
416-495-2767

 

 Royal LePage Terrequity Realty, Brokerage

Independently Owned & Operated

GM BUILDING GIANT INNOVATION HUB IN LESLIEVILLE

July 14, 2017 - Updated: July 14, 2017

 

When General Motors Canada (GM) purchased the site of the former Cinespace film and television studio at 721 Eastern Avenue, their initial plans were to construct a new Canadian headquarters for their Cadillac brand, along with building a flagship dealership. Just shy of a year since the transaction transpired, new documents on the City of Toronto's development application website outline a grander vision that GM has for the site.

 

 

 

 

To be named the Toronto GM Mobility Hub, the Quadrangle Architects-designed proposal seek a rezoning and plan of subdivision, as the project envisions a master-planned employment campus spanning seven acres and three development blocks, totalling approximately 882,640 square feet in size. The site would accommodate space for up to 3,000 new jobs, with 150-265 of those being high-paying skilled jobs for the GM Campus.

 

 

 

 

Planned for the southernmost of the three development blocks, the GM Mobility Campus would boast a highly visible location with frontage along Lake Shore Boulevard East for a new Cadillac Canada National Sales and Marketing Headquarters, a GM Canada Regional Sales Office, a Maven™ Canada offices and facilities, a Chevrolet Buick GMC dealership, a Cadillac dealership, service space, an Urban Mobility Research & Development office, all along with a café.

 

 

 

 

Currently, GM is in talks with potential partners to develop Sites 2 and 3 on the north side of the site, with office use and retail/personal service spaces to serve the employees within the campus. A new public street would connect Eastern Avenue through the site to Lake Shore Boulevard, and for cyclists, the Don River Trail, designed with a 20-metre Right-Of-Way (ROW), and 8.5-metre sidewalks on either side.

 

 

 

GM's building is planned as a 3-storey base with three distinctive 2-storey wings stretching southwest, south, and southeast. Surrounding the wings is a green roof. Site 2, on the northwest part of the site, would see a 4-storey base building fronting Eastern Ave, rising to 9 storeys in the middle of the development property. Across the proposed public street is Site 3, also featuring a 4 storey base building along Eastern Avenue. The northeast block would have a larger footprint and boast two 12-storey buildings on its south side.

 


Tagged with: gm general motors toronto gm toronto innovation hub gm innovation hub leslieville
| | Share

Leave a comment...


Powered by Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies (CMS6)