Emerging Downtown

The City of Vaughan’s new downtown is rising at Highways 400 and 407.

The Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) is an emerging downtown poised to be the financial, innovation and cultural centre of Vaughan.

The VMC offers unprecedented access to multi-modal mobility, office space, and urban amenities and housing. We’re redefining the 21st-century downtown and becoming a destination of choice for businesses, talent, and residents in the GTA and beyond.

This downtown is growing faster than expected and is beyond or on track to reach targets of 12,000 residential units, 1.5 million square feet of commercial office space, and 750,000 square feet of new retail space by 2031.

The Vaughan Metropolitan Centre – it’ll move you!


Photos: transit square | kpmg tower lobby | aerial view from kpmg tower | vmc subway station | rendering of central park ©smartcentres

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  • View of rooftop pool at Transit City 4 and 5

    Pre-construction

    Transit City 4 and 5 by SmartCentres and CentreCourt Developments

    TC4 and TC5 are the latest additions to SmartCentres Place, SmartCentres’ 100 acre master-planned community in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. Located at Portage Parkway between Millway and Jane, these towers are steps from the VMC Subway Station and Regional Bus Terminal.

    Learn More about Transit City 4 and 5 by SmartCentres and CentreCourt Developments
    residential
  • Occupied

    Expo City by Cortel Group

    VMC’s first residential community, EXPO City, is well underway. Located at the eastern gateway to the VMC, the first two towers are now occupied. Towers 3 and 4 are now under construction.

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    mixed-use, residential, retail
  • Occupied

    KPMG Tower by SmartCentres

    KPMG, a leader in audit, tax and advisory services, has put down roots in the new Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. KPMG is the lead tenant in the 365,000 square foot Class-A office building owned by SmartCentres

    Learn More about KPMG Tower by SmartCentres
    mixed-use, office-space
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The buzz around downtown →

  • A Vision And A Subway: Surprising Recipe Brings KPMG Regional HQ to Vaughan, Ontario

    KPMG is one of the “big four” accounting firms and has over 200,000 employees across the globe. The firm’s practice in the Greater Toronto Area was growing and needed to find a new regional headquarters. At the same time KPMG was looking for a new headquarters, the city of Vaughan had a new Mayor who was focused on building a new and vibrant central business district.

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  • Urban Toronto

    Transit City Rising in Vaughan with New Phases Coming

    A year and a half since the Toronto-York Spadina Subway extension brought the City’s rapid transit network north into Vaughan, a new downtown is rapidly taking shape around the new northwestern subway terminus at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. The most significant project currently underway as part of the 100-acre master-planned community forming around the station is SmartCentres’ and CentreCourt’s Transit City at SmartCentres Place.

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  • Toronto Sun

    Vaughan shows how it is done

    City of Vaughan proving that concept of high-density, transit-oriented, work-live-play development is viable

    Touring the construction site for the five-tower Expo city project in Vaughan, it is difficult not to marvel at the progress.

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  • Exchange Magazine

    Toronto’s technology sector spans 416 and 905 regions

    “York Region’s office markets contain a mix of urban- and suburban-style product, as well as a considerable amount of flex space – a wide range of assets that can accommodate companies at all stages of growth,” says Argeropoulos. “In addition, while Markham and Vaughan offer better-than-average transit connections for suburban markets, both still have vacant land available for future office development, giving larger tenants the opportunity to customize their office solutions.”

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