QRC West is a landmark development in Toronto’s Downtown West. It is a model of urban intensification featuring the modernization of a historic building, together, with the construction of a new tower.
Featuring an adaptive reuse of an existing historic building, QRC West elegantly merges the past, present and future in a prominent urban setting providing forward looking companies, character space with impact.
Through an innovative and smart design, better work environments, and reduced occupancy costs QRC West offers premium office environments to some of Toronto’s most creative and adaptive tenants.
By offering the best of everything downtown, QRC West creates a healthy and sustainable work environment, promoting reduced absenteeism, increased employee productivity and improving employee attraction and retention.
For a complete overview of how your company can achieve its corporate social responsibility goals, use less energy, reduce occupancy costs and attract and retain talent, please contact the QRC West Leasing Team.
Already a Tenant of QRC West, or just curious about us? Learn about the unique and creative features that your building has to offer by exploring our website to read more on the Amenities, Green Initiatives and meet the QRC West Management Team!
ABOUT THE CONSTRUCTION TEAM
QRC West is a superb integration of old and new, office and retail, communal and commercial, traditional and progressive, inspirational and functional. A project of this significance requires a solid team of experienced professionals to make it happen. To learn more about the team, visit the links below.
Owner/Developer – Allied Properties
Real Estate Investment Trust
Allied Properties REIT (AP.UN) is a leading owner, manager
and developer of urban office environments that enrich
experience and enhance profitability for business tenant
operating in Canada’s major cities. Allied’s portfolio
consists of over 7 million square feet of gross leasable area
(GLA), making it a market leader, able to offer tenants
well-located space with unique interior and exterior
features. Allied’s Toronto portfolio consists of over 3 million
square feet of GLA and sits on over 1 million square feet of
land—that’s almost 24 acres in downtown Toronto!
Architecture – Sweeny, Sterling,
Finlayson & Co Architects Inc.
QRC West is designed by Sweeny, Sterling, Finlayson & Co
Architects Inc. (&Co), with Dermot J. Sweeny, as lead
architect. Allied has previously collaborated with &Co on
the original Queen Richmond Centre, located at 111 Queen
Street, recognized with a Toronto Urban Design Award
(2003). As leaders in the green building movement, &Co
has the expertise to create office environments that
reinforce brand, increase profits and exceed standards in
comfort and energy-efficiency.
Construction Manager/Builder –
Eastern Construction Company Limited
Eastern Construction has been selected as the
Contractor/Builder for QRC West. Eastern has over 60
years of experience in Industrial, Commercial, Institutional
and Residential construction across Canada. As one of
Canada’s most respected construction companies, Eastern
has extensive experience with projects located on urban
sites including heritage restorations such as the Toronto
Police Services 51 Division Headquarters, Canada’s
National Ballet School and the University of Toronto’s
School of Business. A leader in the field of green building
construction, Eastern has successfully completed many
LEED certified projects including one of the Country’s first
LEED Platinum certified office buildings.