Downing Street Realty Partners

Re-inventing Real Estate for Improved Performance.

Acquires underperforming assets and delivers urban intensification through active asset management.

Since 1986, Downing Street Realty Partners has been acquiring, repurposing and transforming the untapped potential of urban real estate properties into one-of-kind office, commercial and industrial assets for sale or lease.

Downing Street Realty Partners has the unique ability and creative vision to re-imagine raw, undervalued or overlooked properties into exceptional, people centric, viable properties that anticipate the needs of workspace tenants and business owners now and in the future.

Downing Street Realty Partners’ investment in and ongoing gentrification of choice properties is attracting a new class of entrepreneurs looking to lease or own transformative work spaces.

Partners, clients and tenants trust Downing Street Realty Partners’ ability to identify, secure, reposition and develop real estate from heritage core office, character commercial sites and adaptive re-use of light industrial buildings to single purpose use developments.

“We are passionate about creating exceptional experiences and value for our tenants and our buyers.”

Etobicoke
333 Bering Street

Three Storey Condo Workspaces for Sale or Lease

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Toronto
187 Parliament Street

Hard Loft Units for Sale

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Etobicoke
37 Advance Road

Flex Space for Lease

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Etobicoke
190 Norseman Street

Workshop Space for Lease or Sale
Flex / Warehouse / Office

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Etobicoke
212-216 Norseman Street

Flex Space for Lease

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COMMERCIAL SPACE

Toronto
120 Front Street East

100% Leased Office Where Tech Connects with Core Office Space

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Etobicoke
39 Advance Road

Shared Workspace Membership

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“We like to pay respect to the exteriors of our buildings, but provide interior spaces that reflect how people work today.”

Past Projects

Toronto

339 Queen Street East

Storied Location, New Cornerstone
The Downing Street Group transformed this landmark turn of the century brick and beam warehouse into high tech offices, state-of-the-art studios, connected classrooms and open concept event spaces at Queen Street East and Parliament Street. The repurposed 43,000 sq.ft. workspace is now the iconic cornerstone of the community and the world headquarters for the WE Charitable Organization.
Toronto

350 Bay Street

Core Office is Catalyst
for Change
The Downing Street Group acquired this vacant 1930’s office tower in Toronto’s financial core. A visionary retrofit and creative tenant strategy led to a 100% occupancy. This landmark office tower became the catalyst for neighbourhood change – the renewed interest in character office space in heritage buildings downtown.
Toronto

330 Bay Street

Re-Purposed and Re-Marketed to a Higher Standard

After establishing a foothold at 350 Bay Street, The Downing Street Group acquired 330 Bay Street with a challenging 45% vacancy. Thoughtfully refurbished and creatively re-marketed, 330 Bay’s 150,000 sq.ft. core office tower was fully leased and is a valuable asset to the fabric of Toronto’s financial core.

Toronto

1255 Bay Street

New Lease on Life for Office Tower

The Downing Street Group acquired this 9-storey office building from a major Canadian life insurance company and breathed new life into it with a quality interior renovation, targeted tenant repositioning and creative marketing campaign to attract quality long-term leases.

Toronto

184 Front Street

Bold Move East for Office Market Share

In a bold strategic move, The Downing Street Group acquired and developed this 87,454 sq.ft. office development in the as yet untapped George Brown Campus area of Toronto’s east end. Fully leased, this new office building created demand for other new developments east of the typical Yonge Street office corridor boundary.

Toronto

425 Bloor Street East

From Power of Sale to Long Term Security

A high profile corner. A prime location above Sherbourne Subway Station. A fully occupied building. The Downing Street Group acquired 425 Bloor Street East under a power of sale and proceeded to secure the tenancy of the anchor tenant.

Toronto

885 Don Mills Road

Investing in refurbishment leads to lease up

Located in a suburban office park, The Downing Street Group undertook extensive interior and exterior refurbishments to bring this underperforming building with 30% occupancy up to 100% occupancy in short order.

Mississauga

951 Verbena Road

Industrial/Pharmaceutical
Facility

This State-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility mixes highly efficient manufacturing areas with lab operations. Well located in the accessible Tomken/Hwy 401 Area, the 25,000 sq.ft. building has a new roof, new landscaping, and millions of dollars on interior refurbishments.

Toronto

1155-1179 Queen Street West

Condo Community Commercial

The West Queen West neighbourhood represents some of Toronto’s hippest residential and commercial operations. The commercial base of the Bohemian Embassy consists of 13,887 square feet for retail and commercial uses.

Toronto

1011 Dufferin Street

High Profile Corner

This was a mixed use medical office and residential building located on top of the Dufferin subway station. The building had significant deferred maintenance and was fully leased within 12 months of acquisition.

Toronto

252 Parliament Street

Large format retail space for lease

Located on the west side of Parliament Street between Queen Street East and Dundas Street East. With over 80 feet of frontage on Parliament Street, this 23,000 square foot building provided an opportunity to secure unparalleled exposure in a developing node and benefitted from a number of prominent developments in the immediate vicinity.