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MARKHAM’S REMARKABLE LINEUP OF WINTER EVENTS

Canada is famous for winter. The world over, we’re known as a country that finds ways to stay healthy, happy, and entertained through six months of freezing temperatures. How? Because we know that a little snow on the ground only adds to winter cheer. Because we know that, on a cold day, there’s nothing that a cup of hot chocolate can’t fix. Because we know that winter means snowmen, tobogganing, sparkling lights, mulled wine, roaring fires, and a remarkable lineup of cold weather events. Here are some of the best ones coming to Markham this season. Cheers to winter! Ice…

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6 PRODUCTS THAT DEMONSTRATE THE REMARKABLE COMBINATION OF TECHNOLOGY & ART

Love it or hate it, technology has become an integral part of our lives. From smartphones to smart homes, we live in a digitally-driven world. But enjoying the conveniences of technology doesn’t mean having to live in a mess of wires, cables, and screens. These six products demonstrate how technology and art can combine seamlessly to make our world better and more beautiful. Samsung The Frame TV Ask any interior designer what their pet peeve is when designing a living space and their answer will likely be “figuring out how to hide the television.” Well designers rejoice because Samsung has introduced The Frame, a…

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A REMARKABLE Social Scene at Markham Square

Ideal Developments and OnePiece Developments believes that Markham Square should offer its residents more than just a place to live, but a home within a community. The 9th floor amenity spaces are designed to be fluid, harmoniously flowing from indoor to outdoor, from celebration to relaxation and from entertainment to recreation, giving residents the opportunity to be more of a community. Whether you’re hosting a large celebration or a small get together, the chic and sophisticated Party Room makes it an occasion to remember. Sleek wood details complement the stunning stone bar where your friends can gather and socialize. Lounge seating illuminated by contemporary lighting take your…

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TORONTO IS ABOUT TO BECOME A REMARKABLY SMART CITY

Toronto already scores top marks on many global rankings. This year alone the city was named the fourth “Most Livable City in the World” according to The Economist’s Global Liveability Report, one of the Top 10 “Most Reputable Cities in the World” according to a survey by Boston-based Reputation Institute (an honour which we also scored in 2016), and the “Most Diverse City in the World”, as named by BBC Radio. Our city rocks. And with the recent announcement of a partnership between Waterfront Toronto and Google-owned Sidewalk Labs to develop dewalk Toronto, a new technology-driven waterfront district, Toronto’s future looks remarkably…

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IT’S THE MOST REMARKABLE TIME OF THE YEAR

Andy Williams might have sung, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” but personally we think it’s the most remarkable. It’s the time of year when friends and families gather close together, when chilly nights are warmed by sparkling lights, when hot cocoa is a perfectly acceptable after-dinner drink, and when “hygge” gives us all an excuse to snuggle under a blanket and get cozy. The holidays are here! We’re not the only ones getting excited. Markham and Unionville have a line up of exciting events planned—everything from classic Nutcracker performances to breakfast with the big man himself (Q: How does Santa…

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TAKING A REMARKABLE LEED

It used to be that buildings, in a quest for recognition and prestige, aspired to be the tallest in a city, a country, or even the world—that record is currently held by the Burj Khalifa in the United Arab Emirates, FYI. Today, there’s a new measuring stick that has little to do with size and everything to do with who can be the greenest. Green is growing and Markham Square is on board. Markham Square is going for gold, literally, by targeting LEED Gold certification which is the industry benchmark for sustainable, energy-efficient living. And we’ll be in good company….

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MARKHAM’S REMARKABLE RETAIL

Markham is bursting with things to see and do, including bike routes, hiking trails, museums, restaurants, bars, cinemas and entertainment. It has everything you could possibly want, and sometimes what you want is some good old-fashioned retail therapy. Great news, Markham’s got that too! In spades. Here’s a look at some of the city’s most unique finds, from a modern twist on a general store to 100 varieties of Pocky snacks. On your mark, get set, shop! The Old Firehall Confectionery The Old Firehall Confectionery offers a variety of old-school, handmade sweets and treats in a red brick building that…

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Customize Your Home, Your Way With Ideal Developments

In a real estate market like the GTA’s, attracting buyers from around the world, what used to be considered luxury is now the status quo. So developers are going big to bring buyers home. Spectacular new builds in coveted locations like Canada’s high-tech capital, Markham, are helping raise the bar for clients looking for more than just another mega-mansion. Ideal Developments is one of the most notable players in this niche market, sparing no expense to up the ante with custom homes, in exclusive neighbourhoods, that range from ultra-luxurious to nothing short of opulent. Grand entry doors, and equally extravagant…

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REMARKABLE AMENITIES IN MARKHAM

A cross between timeless heritage and modern urbanism, Markham Square is situated in the heart of Markham. Deemed Canada’s high-tech capital, Markham lives up to and surpasses its name, providing residents with much more than just a thriving technology industry. At Enterprise Boulevard and Main Street, Markham Square offers an array of amenities only a stone’s throw away. Creating opportunities for you to shop, dine, live and connect there is no better location for Markham’s most exciting new destination. Situated in the centre of it all, Markham Square is across the street from the famed Pan Am Centre and York…

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A Remarkable High Tech Capital

Named Canada’s high-tech capital, Markham is known for its vast technology industry. Markham is home to over 1,000 life sciences and high-tech companies that generate 37,000 jobs, earning its reputation as a technological hub. However, there is more to what makes Markham a technology capital than just its thriving tech industry; well-planned communities and advanced infrastructure are also responsible for putting Markham on the map. With such a large emphasis on smart growth, Markham has become a leader by paving the way for other municipalities to follow in its footsteps and become smart cities as well. Markham aims to manage…

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