The Hangar District

Toronto's Next Destination For Work, Life and Play.

A New Global Hub For Innovation

Building on Downsview’s legacy of innovation and excellence, this 56-acre mixed-use ​district will host thousands of future-focused jobs, anchored by a new state-of-the-art film studio campus.

A low-carbon design, robust mobility network and acres of green space offer an attractive environment to live and work connecting residents and visitors to transit, highways, and one of Canada’s largest urban parks in minutes. 

Complete with more than 2,800 new housing units, a host of amenities, and vibrant streets animated by arts and culture, The Hangar District is North America’s next destination for healthy work, life, and play.

The Hangar District

LOCATION:
North of Wilson Ave., east of the GO Rail corridor.

SIZE:
56-acres (+ 46-acre film studio campus)

DEVELOPMENT PARTNER:
TBA

PROJECT TYPE:
Mixed-use

Status:
Pre-construction

District At A Glance

Density
1.2 FSI

Jobs
7,550

Housing
2,850 units

People
4,940

Open Space
2.7 ha (6.8 ac)

Parkland
2.0 ha (5.0 ac)

Adapted
Hangar Space
900,000 sq ft.

New Commercial
and Office Space
565,000 sq ft.

A Thriving New Employment District

7500+ new jobs with a focus on industries of the future, including tech, life sciences, and creative industries.

A Hub for Innovation

900,000 sq ft. of adapted hangar space and 565,000 sq ft. of new commercial and office space.

New Homes

Nearly 3000 new housing units of a spectrum of affordability, thoughtfully integrated and supported by a host of amenities, community facilities and programming.

Connections

A new park bridge will directly connect pedestrians and cyclists to neighbour Downsview Park – one of Canada’s largest urban parks.

Mobility

A robust mobility network including new roads, paths, dedicated cycle lanes and shuttle service will get residents and visitors where they are going sooner and easier.

Sustainable Design

A low-carbon design, featuring blue-green infrastructure, leading stormwater management, adaptive re-use of existing structures, abundant green space and respects existing eco-systems work together with other district elements to form a healthy life-work environment.

Parks and Open Space

6+ acres of parkland, plus the adjacent Downsview Park, create a green oasis in the city, brought to life by public art and activations and meaningful place-keeping throughout the district.

A Place to Gather

Acres of open space provide the landscape to foster meaningful connections with people, pets, and nature.

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