Amazon recently announced plans to open a Fulfillment Centre in Scarborough that will bring more than 600 full-time jobs to the already fast-growing area. In a press release, Amazon said “the one-million-square-foot robotics facility will pick, pack and ship small items to customers ranging from toys and baby products to small electronics.” Amazon also said full-time employees will receive “competitive hourly wages” and “comprehensive benefits”. Fabulous news for residents and families living at KSquare!
Driven by Jobs & Growth
With 10 million sq. ft. of office space, Scarborough has seen an impressive 8.8% annual job growth over the last decade. Scarborough Centre has the headquarters of Toyota Canada and Thomson Reuters. The Steeles/Victoria Park Business District is home to the head offices of top Fortune 500 companies. The Consumers Road Business District has offices of American Express, Universal Studios, Shoppers Drug Mart, Rogers and Enbridge. All of these Business Districts are within 10 minutes of KSquare Condos.
A booming retail
Shopping choices abound, starting with the Scarborough Town Centre, which has several large anchor stores. Fairview Mall at Sheppard and Don Mills has high end fashion boutiques and luxury stores. Closer to home, Kennedy Commons offers 480,000 sf of dynamic and vibrant retail experience, featuring a variety of essential shops, trendy restaurants, cafes and international chain stores.