Daniels First Home Markham

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Mid-Rise condos & Townhouse in Toronto

5131 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON

Discover life’s firsts at Daniels First Home Markham, a great place to start something new!

This mid-rise building was built by The Daniels Corporation and DiamondCorp, two of the country’s leading property developers, who have created excellent communities and structures in the GTA. The building was constructed at 5131 Sheppard Avenue East in Toronto, Ontario.

Daniels First Home Markham is a 6-storey building with 328 units. The floor plan offers one to three bedrooms, with ceiling heights ranging from 8′ 0″ to 9′ 0″. The architectural side of this construction was managed by BDP Quadrangle. It is an award-winning architecture firm that specializes in building places that stimulate involvement.

Daniels First Home Markham features creative, sustainable architecture and is likely to set the norm for subsequent developments in Toronto’s thriving area.

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  • Parking Maint $40 / month
  • Est. Property tax 1% of the price / year


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Daniels First Home Markham is in Toronto’s Malvern area. This is a populous area of 44,315 people. Malvern has nearly 60 different cultures represented, with Caribbean Canadians and South Asian Canadians being the most dominant ethnic groups. Locals undoubtedly enjoy the wonderful choice of outdoor parks and amenities available in the neighbourhood.

This neighbourhood has a walk score of 79 out of 100, indicating that errands can be accomplished on foot. Residents have access to some of Scarborough’s top retail and dining options. There are also numerous excellent schools, banks, hospitals, and entertainment venues.

McCowan Station


The location is in a transit-oriented neighbourhood, with a transit score of 68 out of 100. Commuters can take advantage of the McCowan, Scarborough Centre, and Midland subway stations, which are all less than an 11-minute drive away. There is also a bus service on all of the main streets and several of the neighbourhood’s side streets.

In addition, Agincourt GO and Milliken GO are both less than a 19-minute drive away. Residents who need to catch a flight can do so in about 24 minutes by driving to Toronto Pearson International Airport.


Living close to so many excellent elementary and secondary schools is good for school-aged children. They can attend some of the area’s best schools, including Malvern Junior Public School, Excel High School, and Delphi Secondary Alternative School.

Post-secondary students can also continue their education in the area. Within an 8-minute drive are the greatest local universities, including the University of Toronto Scarborough and Centennial College (Progress Campus). Off-campus housing is ideal while living in Daniels First Home Markham. 

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There are various nearby shopping complexes in the area where residents can get their daily essentials. Malvern Town Centre, which is only a 4-minute drive away, is convenient for locals. It is a simple shopping centre with retail establishments, services, and fast-food dining. It is clean and includes a variety of retailers, including supermarkets, fast food, clothes, and electronics.

There are also numerous outdoor activities accessible in the neighbourhood. Play golf with friends at some of the best courses in the area, including Scarboro Golf and Country Club and Cedar Brae Golf Club. Enjoy the summer by visiting some of the area’s top beaches, such as Bluffer’s Park Beach and Woodbine Beach.

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The Daniels First Home Markham is a condominium and townhome development in Toronto by The Daniels Corporation and Diamondcorp. The 6-storey mid-rise structure offers 328 large units. It has various floorplans for all family types, including one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom units.

The project is also the first 6-storey residential wood-framed development developed in the Greater Toronto Area, with a combination of modern architecture and warm tones. Using wood-framed structural parts is a novel approach that contributes to increased sustainability and lower development costs.

Daniels First Home Markham exterior
Daniels First Home Markham amenities

This massive project includes mid-rise features, stacked townhomes, a new park, and more than 3,000 square feet of amenity space. It is intended to appeal to a wide spectrum of residents, particularly growing families.

The project calls for a variety of amenities. Community gardens and a greenhouse are among the amenities, as are outdoor dining and barbeque areas, a children’s play zone, and a parkette with chairs and chess tables. There are also proposals for 405 parking spaces, 20 of which will be above ground.

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The Daniels Corporation was created in 1983 by Chairman Emeritus John H. Daniels. In a nearly seven-decade-long career, the former CEO of Cadillac Fairview Development Corporation has left an unmistakable stamp on the quality of the locations where people live, work, play, learn, and shop. They have constructed over 35,000 award-winning homes and apartments, master-planned mixed-use, mixed-income, and multi-generational communities, as well as cultural, institutional, commercial, and retail spaces, since 1983.
Today, Mitchell Cohen, president and chief executive officer of Daniels, is driving the development of master-planned communities and increasing the relevance of city-building and social impact in the real estate business. Under the direction of a socially conscious and innovative management team, they have earned their position as one of Canada’s largest and most prestigious builders and developers. They have been an inclusive city-builder for more than three decades, always looking beyond the bricks to incorporate chances for social, cultural, and economic well-being to positively benefit the communities in which they create.
DiamondCorp, a Toronto-based land development company, has been providing land development consulting services to major Canadian development firms since its inception in 2007. It is dedicated to developing innovative, high-quality, and award-winning residential, mixed-use, and master-planned developments, and has established itself as a leader in the development industry in the Greater Toronto Area.
DiamondCorp president and CEO Stephen Diamond is a lawyer by trade, and he has utilized his legal knowledge to shape his company’s development philosophy. DiamondCorp is a subsidiary of the Whitecastle group that serves as the manager of the Whitecastle New Urban Funds 1 and 2. They are dedicated to progressive city construction based on a heritage of excellence and innovation. DiamondCorp seeks to maintain strong connections with all stakeholders, from municipal planners to local communities, throughout the development process.
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