View from York Street looking south

Step into a world of access

Located at the very centre of Toronto’s dynamic and expanding business core, this 33-storey, 870,000 sq. ft. office tower is exceptional from any perspective.

With Union Station just steps away, all points within the Greater Toronto Area and beyond are conveniently accessible via Subway, Go Transit, Via Rail, or UP Express. And with the Gardiner Expressway just one block south, vehicle access is always fast and reliable. For cycling enthusiasts, safe storage and city-wide bike links make pedal power a viable alternative at 16 York.

Union Station Revitalization

Centre of Premium Southcore

Situated on one of downtown Toronto’s premier corners , 16 York’s direct link to the City’s 30 km underground pedestrian PATH network provides year-round access to a world of business, entertainment and lifestyle amenities.

Designed to exceed LEED Platinum and International Well Institute guidelines for environmental and workplace excellence, 16 York is all about performance and personal wellbeing.

Pick-up and Drop-off

Access is the key to success in today’s world. Access to markets, talent, technology, transportation and community.

16 York offers unmatched access to the very things that will determine your firm’s ability to achieve its highest and best potential and adapt to an always challenging world.

View from York Street, looking North

Designed by the team of Architects Alliance and B+H Architects, this premier office property has been designed with an artist’s eye and an extraordinary attention to detail.

Open, flexible floors and floor to ceiling windows provide tenants with a multitude of options to create the perfect environment.

Actual south-west view from the 33rd floor

Wrap Around Lobby at Night

Step into Platinum
& Wellness

LEED Certification, International Well Building Institute™

16 York’s state-of-the-art raised flooring system will provide tenants with increased flexibility and comfort, lower day-to-day operating costs, enhanced environmental control, easy access to HVAC, telecom and data cabling.

Raised Flooring System

Designed to exceed LEED Platinum standards and International WELL Institute workplace guidelines, 16 York represents the very best in office evolution. Advanced technologies allow for maximum operational efficiency, performance and comfort, creating a workplace environment adaptable to any need and focused on the health and wellbeing of its inhabitants.

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Monitored Bike Storage at Calgary City Centre, Calgary

Floor Plans

Building specs

Total Rentable Area

Approx. 878,000 sq. ft.

Number of Floors

31 office floors + 1 mechanical floor

Typical Floor Size

Approx. 29,000 rentable sq. ft.

  • PATH connected with interior connection to Union Station
  • Barrier free access to building
Security/Life Safety
  • 24/7 manned security desk in the Main Lobby with security access control and monitoring
  • Security patrols of common areas including parking, ground floor and mechanical floors
  • Proximity card readers at critical points of entry
  • Above grade stairs roughed in for card readers
  • Panic stations located in parking facility
  • Fully sprinklered and equipped with addressable fire alarm system with smoke and heat detectors
  • 16 high-speed passenger elevators including;
  • 6 low-rise elevators (Ground to 16)
  • 6 mid-rise elevators (16-25)
  • 5 high-rise elevators (25-33)
  • 1 service elevator
  • 2 shuttle elevators serving the parking levels
Planning Module
  • Bay Size: ±30 ft. (typical)
  • Window Size: 5 ft. wide
  • Core to Window Depth: 40 ft. 4 in. - 43 ft. 6 in.
  • Raised Floor Height: 18 in.
Ceiling Height

9 ft.


Floor to ceiling glass

  • 4 underground levels
  • 292 total spaces
  • 1 parking stall per 3,450 sq. ft. rentable area
  • Secure underground parking for 331 bicycles along with change and shower facilities
Floor Loading

100 lb. per sq. ft. (live load)

  • Recessed LED luminaire
  • Avg. foot candle (desk height open floor) of 400 lux (40 f.c.)
  • 16 York Street will offers three bi-fuel (natural gas/diesel) electric generator sets located at penthouse roof level. The generators are intended to automatically service the entire electrical needs of the building (including tenant lighting, power, HVAC and systems) in case of utility source power failure.
  • 1.0 W/sq. ft. for office lighting
  • 2.0 W/sq. ft. for plug loads
  • 2.0 W/sq. ft. spare capacity available in bus duct riser
  • Under floor air distribution complete with VAV diffusers at the perimeter and manually adjustable supply air floor grilles in the interior
  • 30 thermostats per floor
  • Approx. 17% fresh air with 6 air exchanges per hour
  • 20 c.f.m. per 100 sq. ft.
HVAC Hours
  • 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday and
  • 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday

Candidate for LEED Platinum Core & Shell (CS)

Estimated Completion

June 2020



  • 3 min walk
  • 6 min walk
  • Subway
  • Streetcars
  • Go Train
  • Union Pearson Express
  • Bike Lanes
  • PATH
  • Future PATH
  • SkyWalk
  • Inbound, North
  • Inbound, South
  • Outbound

One block south of Union Station, Toronto’s main transit hub, 16 York is conveniently connected to all points within the Greater Toronto Area via Subway, GO Train, VIA Rail and UP Express (Pearson airport connector).

Surrounded by many of Toronto’s most dynamic and engaging neighbourhoods provides the clients of 16 York with an abundance of business, cultural and lifestyle connections: restaurants, hotels, cultural and sporting events and more.

Union Station Entrance at Maple Leaf Square

With multiple vehicle routes to the Gardiner Expressway and Lakeshore Boulevard (one block south), access in and out of 16 York is always quick and reliable. City-wide bike links to our doorstep and safe storage on site, make pedal power welcome at 16 York.

Bike Lane Access

With a new generation of talented, tech savvy millennials drawn to the energy and diversity of Toronto’s downtown, clients of 16 York will have access to a diverse and talented pool of talent to meet every organizational need.

Judged the safest big city in North America, Toronto is one of the world’s great places to raise a family, operate a business and build a rewarding life.

York Street and Local Amenities


The Cadillac Fairview
Corporation Limited

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited is one of North America’s largest owners, operators and developers of commercial real estate. Cadillac Fairview focuses on developing and managing high quality office, retail and mixed-use properties in Canada and the United States, as well as international investments in real estate companies and investment funds.

Cadillac Fairview is wholly-owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, which invests to secure the retirement income of 307,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario.

Ontario Pension Board

Ontario Pension Board (OPB) is the administrator of the Public Service Pension Plan – a major defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Government of Ontario, with a membership base made up of certain employees of the provincial government and its agencies, boards and commissions. With approximately $19 billion in assets, 41,863 members, 35,616 retired members and 4,746 former members, the PSPP is one of Canada’s largest pension plans. It is also one of the country’s oldest pension plans, successfully delivering the pension promise since the early 1920s.

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Project Team


architectsAlliance is responsible for award-winning buildings and public spaces that reflect an approach to architecture and urbanism that is, in equal measure, progressive and pragmatic; conscious of context and profoundly modern. The aA studio approach expresses a deep understanding of how architecture helps to shape the city, and a lasting engagement with the ways in which aA buildings are shaped, in turn, by the people who live and work in them.

Four Seasons, Toronto


B+H Architects

B+H is a global, award-winning, full service design firm recognized for excellence in sustainable design, technical expertise and the delivery of complex, large-scale projects. A legacy of over 60 years of design innovation and problem solving has endowed us with a depth of knowledge, skill and agility that benefits each client we serve, wherever they are in the world.

We are committed to delivering high-performance and sustainable communities, buildings and environments that exceed client expectations.

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PCL Constructors
Canada Inc.

We are more than builders. We are construction partners who are passionate about what we do and about our partners’ success.

We work for you and with you to understand your goals, overcome challenges, and earn your trust. We push ourselves to consistently deliver beyond the expected and provide an outstanding experience for our clients, trades, subcontractors, suppliers, employees, and communities.

We share your vision. Together we build success.

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