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QRC-West wins
2016 NAIOP REX Award: 
Office Development of the Year

Back (L to R): Dermot Sweeny, Sweeny&Co Architects; Jeffrey Friedman, CBRE Limited; Michael Emory, Allied REIT; Jennifer Li, Stephenson Engineering Limited; Thomas G. Burns, Allied REIT; Gordon Oughton, Allied REIT; Brian Porter, CBRE Limited.

Front (L to R): Tim Low, Allied REIT; John Gillanders, Sweeny&Co Architects; Chris Vanexan, CBRE Limited;  Robert J. Renaud, Newmark Knight Frank Devencore.

On April 11, 2016 at the 15th Annual Real Estate excellence Awards competition, Queen Richmond Centre West was recognized as the Office Development of the Year by the NAIOP Commercial Real-estate Development Association​.

Seven hundred commercial real estate industry professionals − NAIOP members, valued sponsors, and friends of NAIOP – gathered at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the industry in the past year. The NAIOP REX Awards celebrates the achievements of the office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate industry in the Greater Toronto Area. The awards criteria focus on results (quality and performance), skills (teamwork, collaboration, innovation and creativity) and values (community and environmental awareness).

 
 

QRC-West on the cover of  
Canadian Architect magazine

We were thrilled to have QRC-West featured in the latest issue of Canadian Architect, appearing on the cover! The article, titled Castle in the Sky and written by David Steiner, offers a comprehensive story of the design and development of the project. It is complemented by the beautiful photographs taken by doublespace photography

 
 

Photo update: Sun Life Tower +
Harbour Plaza Residences 

Things have been looking up lately at York and Harbour!

April 2016: Significant progress on marble and column cladding. Lobby is beginning to take shape.

Installation of raised floor in office space

Catching a stunning sunset from the penthouse floor of One York.

About Sun Life Tower and Harbour Plaza Residences:

A mixed-use development by Menkes Developments, it spans an entire city block, and is comprised of a 840,000 s.f. class 'AAA' office tower, a retail podium and two 70-storey residential condominium towers (designed by architectsAlliance). Each of the three components is independent yet linked at grade. Connected to the indoor PATH system (and by extension to Union Station), each building has access to an outdoor terrace amenity on the roof of the podium and share amenities such as retail, food court, and health clubs.

The office building, Sun Life Tower, is slated for completion Summer 2016.