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Sugar Wharf Condos - Quick Facts

Location: Yonge & Queens Quay
Waterfront Toronto
Developer: Menkes Developments
Number of Phases: Phase 1: Now Selling
Phase 2: End of 2019 / Early 2020
Number of Towers: Phase 1: 2 Towers, East & West
Phase 2: 3 Towers
Number of Storeys: 70 (East Tower)
64 (West Tower)
Tentative Occupancy: May 2022
Deposit Structure: $10,000 (Certified Funds) on Signing
5% in 30 Days
5% in 180 Days
5% in 360 Days
5% in 720 Days
1% upon Occupancy
Parking: $85,000
(3 Beds Only)
Locker: Wait List
Maintenance Fees: ~$0.65/sq.ft.
(Hydro, Water, Heating/Cooling Metered Separately)

The Sugar Wharf Community

The Sugar Wharf community will be a new mixed-use waterfront community developed by Menkes Developments. It will be located on an 11.5-acre land at the northeast corner of Queens Quay East and Freeland Street, one block east of Yonge Street. The Sugar Wharf development will consist of an office building, 5 condominium towers, retail space, a new public elementary school and a new 2-acre public park. Currently, the site is occupied by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) with three buildings, a retail store, a four-storey office building and a warehouse facility.

The Sugar Wharf Site Plan

The prominent location offers both the exciting lifestyle benefits of being on the waterfront, as well as convenient access to all the amenities of the downtown core. The Sugar Wharf community will have direct indoor access to the Union Station and the PATH. The Financial District is simply within a 10-minute walk.

The Sugar Wharf Office Building

The ground-breaking ceremony for the Sugar Wharf office building at 100 Queens Quay East was held early January 2018. Mayor John Tory was at the ceremony, remarking that “This development represents confidence in our city. I want to thank Menkes and partners for helping reimagine Toronto and build up the city. Dynamic developments like this make Toronto attractive for jobs and investment and reaffirms why we’re the best place in the world to live, work, play, and invest.” The office building will bring 690,000 square feet of commercial space to the site when it opens in 2021, with approximately 615,000 square feet for offices and 75,000 square feet for retail. LCBO is confirmed to be an anchor tenant and will occupy approximately 200,000 square feet of office space, while at street level a 25,000 square feet flagship LCBO retail store will replace the store currently occupying the west end of the redevelopment site.

The Sugar Wharf Condos – Phase 1

Phase 1 of the Sugar Wharf Condos will be located at the quadrant of land behind the office building. There will be 2 condominium buildings currently proposed to be 64 and 70 storeys.

The Sugar Wharf Condos – Phase 2

On the quadrant of land behind the public park will rise the phase 2 of the Sugar Wharf Condos, as well as the public elementary school. The phase 2 condos will consist of 3 towers currently proposed at 77, 87, and 90 storeys.

The Sugar Wharf Rendering of the Site

The Sugar Wharf - Path of Ease

Bitter winds and harsh climates are an inescapable fact of Canadian living. And when the cold is a predominate part of life, connectivity becomes a much sought-after luxury. Perhaps more than ever before, people are looking to invest in communities where everything they need comes with convenience – sans slush and cutting wind. Enter Toronto’s indoor PATH pedestrian system – the world’s largest underground shopping complex. On cold winter days you can walk to work, do your banking, visit the doctor and even see a movie without ever having to set one foot outside.

This 30-kilometre network, rivaling West Edmonton Mall in size, includes 1,200 shops and services, restaurants, and endless entertainment; the epitome of convenient urban living. The PATH is truly the heart of Toronto’s financial and entertainment districts, with connections to 80 buildings, 6 downtown subway stations, 9 hotels and tourist destinations like the Air Canada Centre, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto Eaton Centre shopping centre, and CN Tower. As Toronto continues to thrive, its global appeal is helping it attract more than 100,000 new residents per year, and many of these people want to work and live downtown. Given this rapid growth, it’s no wonder that the world’s largest underground city is about to get even bigger as well. As part of the new Sugar Wharf community by Menkes, the PATH network is set to expand east of Yonge Street, into the downtown waterfront’s South Innovation District.

The Sugar Wharf connection to PATH

Menkes is reimagining Toronto’s Downtown Waterfront with Sugar Wharf Condominiums, part of an 11.5-acre community that will include luxury residences, offi ces, restaurants and shops, a two-acre park, and new school. Once complete, Sugar Wharf will be the largest mixed-used development on the Toronto Waterfront; home to 7,500 residents and 4,000 office workers.

The comprehensive project aims to seamlessly connect residents and office workers to all parts of the downtown core through the PATH, adding to the 5,000 people who already work in the PATH and over 200,000 commuters that pass through it daily. The PATH also provides access to Union Station, the largest transit hub in the Greater Toronto Area, with connections to the TTC subway, GO Train, Via Rail, and the UP (Union Pearson) Express. Residents living at Sugar Wharf on the PATH will be able to take advantage of the UP Express to travel to Pearson International Airport in a quick 25-minute ride. Traveling to your dream tropical destination during the winter months will be easier than ever before. Imagine being able to wear shorts and a t-shirt from home right up until the moment you board your fl ight without ever putting on your 10-pound winter jacket!

With Sugar Wharf’s PATH extension, it will be possible to walk indoors from the waterfront, all the way to Toronto’s world class Financial District. Equally connected to the city as it is to nature, Sugar Wharf will revolutionize how Torontonians live, work and play.

Sugar Wharf: The Connected Home of the Future

To say that technology plays a major role in our everyday life would be a vast understatement. From business, to education, to transportation, to communication, to shopping and entertainment, technology helps us accomplish tasks more quickly and efficiently. Our professional and personal lives are now so technology-dependent that most people cannot imagine their lives without some form of tech.
Wifi-enabled gadgets, particularly mobile phones, are now considered integral to the average person’s daily life. According to the 2016 Deloitte Global Mobile Consumer Survey, 61% of people check their phones 5 minutes after waking up. (This statistic increase to 88% for people who check their phones within 30 minutes of waking and to 96% within an hour.) With your phone in hand, you can literally count your calories, do your banking, order groceries, and shop online, all from the comfort of your couch, among many other things.

The Internet has become the “backbone” of modern everyday life. Stable and reliable Internet service is now considered a necessity and the quality or speed of that service is a vital consideration for any future new home purchase. With this in mind, Menkes is introducing the latest high-tech development to Toronto’s Downtown Waterfront. Sugar Wharf Condominiums is part of an 11.5-acre community that will include luxury residences, offices, restaurants, shops, a two-acre park, and a new school. Once complete, Sugar Wharf will be the largest mixed-used development on the Toronto Waterfront, home to 7,500 residents and 4,000 office workers.

As part of the new Downtown Waterfront District, Sugar Wharf will be an intelligent community on Canada’s first open access, ultra high-speed broadband community network, enjoying Internet access at speeds up to 500 times faster than typical North American residential networks. At Sugar Wharf Condominiums, leading edge multistrand fibre infrastructure will be wired directly into every suite, meaning enhanced connectivity that will support data-intensive communication and entertainment activities.

For residents of Sugar Wharf Condominiums, working from home will be easier than ever before. Downloading the latest movie will take mere seconds, leaving time to focus on the more important things in your life. Residents will also enjoy 100% Wifi connectivity, including areas like the lobby, amenity spaces, elevators and the parking garage, which means less frustration with dropped phone calls or lack of signal on your mobile device.

Additional tech features that have been incorporated into Sugar Wharf’s design include NFC (near-field communications) technology for building entry, so that residents can use their phone instead of a fob. All suites also feature convenient USB wall plugs to make it easier to charge mobile devices or support USB-powered appliances.

The technology ride never stops, and as everything around us continues to grow even “smarter” so should your home. Sugar Wharf Condominiums has been designed with the future in mind, and combined with its superior location in the Downtown Waterfront district and PATH access, buyers can rest assured that this project will stand the test of time.

A Deep Pool of Investment Reasons

Toronto’s waterfront revitalization is the latest piece of the city’s rebirth as a hub of creativity. With the goal to be transformative, this corridor of vitality will be the home of new approaches, new technology, new solutions. A perfect example of people-centric urban planning, the waterfront will offer a radical mix of residences, offices, retail and maker spaces. While these alone are compelling reasons to invest at Sugar Wharf, it’s also important to see how big this picture really is.

Economic Engine
Generating almost 10% of Canada’s GDP, the fifth largest city in North America, Toronto with its exceptional educated workforce and favourable location in a vibrant technology and manufacturing corridor is an economic tour de force.

A Place of Diversity
Often referred to as the ‘most multicultural city in the world’, Toronto’s the top choice for new immigrants. According to the Census 2016 in Canada, 40.4% of immigrants made Toronto their new home.

Transit Expansion
PATH extension and the new Waterfront Transit Network Plan will connect residents and office goers alike to all parts of the city seamlessly.

Future-Ready Communities
Among the many futuristic communities that will rise, Downtown Waterfront will also be the home of Sidewalk Labs’ smart city, an innovative, mixed-use, complete community.

Centre of Collaboration and Innovation
Downtown Waterfront will house Canada’s first open-access, ultra-high-speed Fiber Optics community network. This ultra-high-speed broadband infrastructure will enhance connectivity and attract numerous jobs.

Enhanced Infrastructure Along with a $1.185 billion flood protection makeover, the area will off er better roadways, bike and pedestrian-friendly streets, innovative public space architecture among other things.

Focus on Education
Rising on the waterfront, George Brown College’s Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences will set a new standard for health-care graduates entering the workforce.

Green Initiatives
Waterfront Toronto is engaged in restoring the natural beauty of the lakefront. From planting 34,000 new trees to improving and incorporating new parks, the waterfront will connect the city to nature.

The Sugar Wharf Developer – Menkes Developments

Menkes Developments has a 60-year history and is well-known to be a top developer in Toronto with outstanding quality. Menkes has just completed the Harbour Plaza Residences at 88 and 100 Harbour Street. The Harbour Plaza Residences is located just south of the Air Canada Centre and features a direct indoor access to the Union Station and the PATH.

CondoWong and Menkes

CondoWong and Menkes has a long history of relationship as we share the same vision of bringing outstanding quality and superior value in real estate to our clients. A good relationship with the Menkes sales team is just the beginning, we also work very closely with Menkes Customer Care and MenRes Property Management to bring you a 5-star experience from the moment you sign your purchase agreement till you get the key and become a happy resident/investor of your unit!