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RioCan Leaside Centre will consist of nine buildings with a total of 1,435 mixed condo units. A mixed-use community with Institutional, Office, Public Space, Residential and Retail on the southeast corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive in Leaside.
Leaside is a great neighbourhood outfitted with plenty of local amenities, but it is set to become one of the most central locations in town. This is due to the incoming rail line that will greatly improve accessibility in the region, and catalyze growth in the process.
Located in the Leaside-Bennington neighbourhood in Toronto
9-minute walk to SmartCentres Leaside Shopping Mall
6-minute drive to the East York Town Centre
9-minute drive from the Ontario Science Centre
10-minute drive to Eglinton Subway Station and Lawrence Subway Station
Close to shops, restaurants and schools
Has an excellent transit score
Nearby parks include Serena Gundy Park, Howard Talbot Park and Leonard Lawton Park
RioCan Leaside Centre is located at 815 Eglinton Avenue East in Leaside-Bennington neighbourhood in Toronto. Residents will find abundance of restaurants, shops and big box stores close by along Eglinton. Also, within walking distance from SmartCentres Leaside Shopping Mall to provide the other lifestyle amenities option. Other than that, many recreation facilities are close by such as Ontario Science Centre, East York Community Recreation Centre and Toronto Public Library – Leaside Branch.
The development has a good transportation. The stop of the bus routes serve within the city is just outside the condo. Nearby Eglinton Subway Station and Lawrence Subway Station, allowing easy access to downtown Toronto in less than 20-minute. Also, living close to the upcoming Laird Station, which will serve the Eglinton Crosstown LRT when it’s up and running in 2022.
Many schools close by the condos such as Northlea Elementary and Middle School, Thorncliffe Park Public School, and Bessborough Drive Elementary and Middle School.
The community is nearby many beautiful parks such as Serena Gundy Park, Leonard Lawton Park and Trace Manes Park. Also, Sunnybrook is just a quick walk to the east, a sprawling greenspace that spans almost 150 acres and features tree canopies, hiking and dog-walking trails, even a horseback riding stable.
RioCan Leaside Centre is going to take up an entire city block, and it will include everything you could want in a new community. It’s going to have private amenity space, parks, shopping, and more.
A proposed 9 mixed-used buildings designed by BDP Quadrangle on the southeast corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive in Leaside. The community will contain Institutional, Office, Public Space, Residential and Retail. As proposed. there will be a total of 1,435 new residential units, units are mix of one-bedroom to three-bedroom layouts.
As expected, plenty of indoor and outdoor amenity spaces are planned. One of the most exciting prospects is the new community centre. The 7,550 square feet building will be a great meeting place for the residents.
RioCan Living is the biggest and most trusted Real Estate Investment Trust in Canada since 1993. It owns and manages a portfolio of shopping centres and large supermarkets. Their focus is mainly on retail properties with ownership interests in a collection of 338 properties throughout Ontario and Alberta, as well as acquisitions in the northwest United States and Texas. But in recent years, they started building numerous mixed-use developments which will provide convenience and services to communities and neighbourhoods.