The Grand at Universal City

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High-Rise condos in Pickering

1474 Bayly Street, Pickering, ON

Introducing The Grand at Universal City, the newest bright star arriving soon at the GTA’s most exciting master-planned lifestyle destination!

This new development is being built by Chestnut Hill Developments, a recognized land developer that has constructed warm and welcoming homes since its founding. The structure is currently under construction at 1474 Bayly Street in Pickering, Ontario, and is expected to be finished in 2027.

The Grand at Universal City will be 37 stories tall and will house 482 suites ranging in size from 469 to 1,026 square feet. The ceiling height will range from 8’5″ to 10’0″, providing a more spacious ambiance. Kirkor Architect and Planners, a full-service registered architect that builds integrated and healthy community experiences, will design the building. While Figure3, one of Canada’s most respected interior design firms, will curate the interior design.

Pricing & Fees

  • Parking: Standard Stall: $54,950, EV Stall: $64,950
  • Locker: $7,500 / $8,500
  • Maintenance: $0.67 per square foot
  • Taxes: Approx. 1.1%
  • Occupancy: November 2027


  • Price Discount: $10,000 off 1 Bed & 1 Bed+Den, $15,000 off 2 Bed, $20,000 for 2 Bed + Den & 3 Bed
  • Mortgage Buster
  • Right to Lease During Interim Occupancy
  • Capped Development Charges
  • Zero Dollars Assignment Fee

Deposit Structure

  • $5,000 on Signing
  • Balance to 2% in 30 days
  • 2% March 13, 2023
  • 2% July 10, 2023
  • 2% November 7, 2023
  • 2% March 27, 2024
  • 2.5% March 31, 2025
  • 2.5% March 31, 2026
  • 5% January 31, 2027
  • 1% on Occupancy

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The Grand at Universal City is nestled in Pickering, a lovely town set along Lake Ontario’s northern shore. It offers the best scenery, amenities, and a strong sense of community. Its location is close to Toronto and has made many individuals consider relocating to this idyllic neighbourhood. This is also a nice location that offers the benefits of a major metropolis while keeping a small-town atmosphere.

Residents may walk to various urban facilities such as trendy cafes, amazing restaurants, good schools, shopping malls, live music, hospitals, banks, and tourist destinations from the location.



The site has a transit score of 58 out of 100, indicating that it is a great option for commuters to live in. Residents can drive to the McCowan and Scarborough Centre subway stations, which are both a 15-minute drive away. There are also bus routes nearby, which adds to the convenience of travel.

Moreover, Pickering GO Station, Ajax GO Station, and Whitby GO Station are all less than a 15-minute drive away. Residents can drive to Toronto Pearson International Airport in 30 minutes for flights.


The Grand at Universal City is an ideal location for growing families and young professionals. It is positioned near some of the best primary and secondary schools in the area, such as Meadowvale Public School, Pine Ridge Secondary School, and St. Mary Catholic Secondary School. Not only will the youngsters learn, but they will also have lovely childhood memories.

Post-secondary students will also appreciate the number of premier universities in the vicinity such as the University of Toronto Scarborough and Trent University Durham GTA, which are less than a 21-minute drive away.

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Pickering Golf Club


There are no shopping shortages in the area with Pickering Town Centre, which is only a 4-minute drive away from the home. It is a large indoor shopping mall with a variety of big-box stores, food courts, and clothing stores. The inside features exceptionally broad and spacious corridors as well as both local and chain retailers. Although Pickering’s town centre has shrunk in recent years, it remains a popular spot for dining, shopping, and entertainment.

Pickering is also a fantastic place to live, with plenty of outdoor recreation options, with golf being one of the most popular. Golfers may play with friends at some of the area’s greatest courses, including Riverside Golf Course and Pickering Golf Club. Splash Island is a neighbouring water park that is suitable for individuals of all ages. It’s an excellent splash pad with several slides that youngsters will surely love!

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The Grand at Universal City is a new high-rise condominium in Pickering by Chestnut Hill Developments. Each condo unit varies in size to accommodate anyone, including young couples, families, and retirees.

The structure will have a modern and sleek appearance, with sharp edges, expansive windows, and wrap-around balconies. It is a stunning emblem of undulating steel waves that climb into the sky and provide spectacular views. The building’s interiors will include hardwood flooring, 8’5″ to 10’0″ ceiling heights, and open-concept layouts. The floor-to-ceiling windows will maximize natural light.

The Grand at Universal City interiorThe Grand at Universal City interior
The Grand at Universal City amenities

Moreover, this new building is noted for offering luxurious living to its residents. It will not only have high-end interiors but also cutting-edge facilities. The indoor and outdoor amenities that will be available include a fitness centre, yoga studio, party room, outdoor pool, and terrace. This property will also incorporate DLive, a new mixed-use entertainment centre. Over one million square feet of space will be dedicated to a casino, waterpark, conference centre, film studio, amphitheatre, office space, shopping, dining, and other amenities.

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With this idea at its foundation, Chestnut Hill Developments has been constructing award-winning communities across the GTA since 1981. Their mission is to provide houses with careful design in appealing surroundings and linked communities. With decades of expertise, considerable market research, and, most importantly, the ability to connect with the desires and requirements of their customers, they are pleased to create more than simply houses by constructing whole lives.
It is more than a business to create a warm and inviting home; it is a duty. One which Chestnut Hill Developments values. It starts with asking individuals where they want to live, how they want to live, and what aspects of homeownership are most important to them. Their customer-centric strategy starts with site selection, taking into account the natural environment, local facilities, schools, and playgrounds. It requires a greater commitment to guarantee that their future owners become neighbors and establish a community where they may raise a family in the ideal location, with the reassurance that they have made the correct choice by selecting Chestnut Hill Developments.

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