It’s the most obvious location for what type of retail operation? – a restaurant, a clothes cleaner, a convenience store, a flower store, a dollar store, a hobby store or art store. But someone or some corporate entity probably is planning on making a go the ground-floor space at the The Village by High Park, aka the old Canadian Tire Keele St site. what will/should it be?
As you may know, this tower is a condominium hybrid mix of affordable units and some retail built by Deltera Construction for the Options for Homes company. For the moment the space is undivided to offer flexibility with the leasing opportunities.
Is this where the chains stores such as Starbucks will place themselves in the Junction?
Below is an image of a similar type and size retail operation at the bottom of a condo development – gives you an idea of what retail along this stretch will look like.