TORONTO, March 18, 2016 – Dundee Kilmer Developments L.P. is has signed four new retailers at The Canary District, bringing the total to 11 retailers that will be initially opening in this new live, work and play community.
The four new retailers are Gears Bike Shop, Sukhothai, Tori’s Bakeshop and East Side Meats. . They join previously announced Dark Horse Espresso Bar, Fuel Plus, OpusGlow Concept Spa, Pizza e Pazzi, Tabule Middle Eastern Cuisine, The Running Room and Think Fitness Studio.
“We are delighted to welcome these new retailers,” said Dundee Kilmer President Jason Lester. “We believe this mix of services is testament to and evidence of the healthy lifestyle of Canary District residents and the overall positive well-being of this exciting and engaged neighbourhood.”
All retailers are among the GTA’s top locally-owned and operated businesses, secured through Dundee Kilmer’s association with LiveWorkLearnPlay Inc., an international real estate development and advisory firm specializing in the planning, development and implementation of large scale mixed-use communities and neighbourhood revitalization efforts across North America.
“These newly announced retailers continue to reflect our business approach of choosing the best and most appropriate operators that fit within the vision of a project, which in this case is the health and well-being vision for The Canary District,” said Rob Spanier, Partner and Principal of LiveWorkLearnPlay. “We are attracting the ‘best of the best’ local retail operators which is in turn building a very attractive mix of services and experiences to complement this unique community. Retailers appreciate our deliberate approach to retail curation and business planning as ultimately, it helps to ensure their long-term success at a location, which is beneficial to their business, the developer and the community at large.”
Said Lester, “Gears Bike Shop has everything a cyclist requires, regardless of ability and has been making cycling accessible to Canadians since 1988. Sukothai has been offering critically acclaimed, authentic Thai food since 2008 and will be opening its fourth Toronto location at Canary District. Tori’s Bakeshop is a popular, eco-friendly, all natural organic bakery now expanding from its first retail location in the Beaches neighbourhood. East Side Meats is a new and innovative butcher shop that will offer locally sourced, top quality, ready-to-cook meat and seafood products, flavoured by their home-made marinades and spices.”
Canary District is a co-development of Dream Unlimited Corporation (formerly Dundee Realty) and Kilmer Van Nostrand Company Ltd. under the joint venture umbrella name Dundee Kilmer Developments L.P.
For more information about Canary District, contact tcgpr:
David Eisenstadt/Carol King
416-696-9900 ext. 36/25