Canada Shopping Centre to Undergo Expansion

26 January 2011 (Last Updated January 26th, 2011 18:30)

Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Yorkdale, Canada, is embarking on a CAD220m ($220.6m) expansion. The expansion will add more than 13,471m² of space, 40 new stores, more than 800 new underground parking spaces and a new valet parking area. The expansion will also include re

Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Yorkdale, Canada, is embarking on a CAD220m ($220.6m) expansion.

The expansion will add more than 13,471m² of space, 40 new stores, more than 800 new underground parking spaces and a new valet parking area.

The expansion will also include relocation of a food court, offering double the number of seats, complete with a new patio and skylights.

The centre will also feature sustainable elements such as a 6,039m² green roof, and there are plans to target a silver certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

Construction will begin this month and is set to be completed by late 2012.

The centre is already certified as a Go Green Plus building through the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).