Aquitaine Tower Availability

Hot off the Press!! Two new vacancies will be available in Aquitaine Tower as of December 1, 2012 and drawings have been added to our availability list. These opportunities will be of interest to any tenants wishing to commit now for a late 2012/early 2013 commencement.

Suite 820 – 5,963 sq ft. This suite shows well. Elevator exposure, glass suite entry doors and good sized offices along the exterior windows.

Suite 1280 – 1,372 sq ft. This suite currently has a good layout but could easily be reconfigured to create 4 exterior offices. Shows well. We would consider a shorter term on this space (+/- 1 – 2 years).

Jackson Square is pleased to announce the arrival of a full service supermarket in downtown Hamilton

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2012

Jackson Square is pleased to announce the arrival of a full service supermarket in downtown Hamilton

Nations Fresh Food will be opening a major new supermarket in Jackson Square Mall in the Spring of 2013. The store will be located at the West end of the mall, near the intersection of Bay and Market Streets. Nations will open a full service supermarket, providing an excellent multi-ethnic fresh food shopping experience.

This 55,000 square feet supermarket, owned by the Ocean’s Fresh Food Group, will be the largest in the chain and the second to operate under the Nations banner. The store will feature foods of the world under one roof, a large fresh fish market, meat and deli counters, extensive fruit and vegetable markets, a large salad bar, in-store bakery and international prepared foods for eat-in and take-out.

This new full service supermarket represents a key missing piece in the puzzle of downtown renewal. Nations Fresh Food will provide a necessary service in the heart of the City, and will promote further residential development in and around the core.

“This announcement justifies the new confidence being expressed about the vibrant future of the Downtown core. Since its opening 40 years ago Jackson Square has been an outstanding corporate citizen of Hamilton, contributing hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes and maintaining its buildings to the highest standards. It’s fitting that the City’s anchor downtown property was chosen by Nations to host their newest store. My sincere congratulations as Mayor to both landlord and tenant for their exciting new contribution to the growth of our City.” – Mayor Bob Bratina.

Everyday low prices, combined with a wide product selection will make Nations a destination for all grocery shoppers. People living in downtown Hamilton will now be able to easily walk or take transit for all of their grocery shopping. Also, downtown office workers will be able to pick-up either a quick take-out dinner or do their weekly grocery shopping before heading home.

The Hamilton Farmers Market will directly benefit from having a full service supermarket in close proximity. This symbiotic relationship will allow shoppers a “one-stop” grocery experience, combining buying weekly staples with buying wonderful fresh, local foods from the regions best farmers market. This combination will create a new destination for fresh food in the heart of City.

Jackson Square will be investing significant capital improvements to prepare for the arrival of Nations, including new elevators which will allow easy access from the mall to our ample, convenient underground parking. Combined with the fact that Nations will be building an entirely new store, the total new investment in Hamilton will be in excess of seven million dollars ($7,000,000.00). Once open, Nations will employ in excess of 200 people.

Now in its 40th year, Jackson Square has always been the heart and soul of downtown Hamilton. A new energy has come to the mall, with expansions and new stores over the last year. The mall vacancy is now under 10%, and discussions are currently underway with a number of new retailers.

We are certain that securing the lease with Nations Fresh Food will act as a catalyst for downtown renewal and redevelopment. As a long standing corporate partner, Jackson Square is proud to make this important contribution to the renewal of downtown Hamilton.

Jackson Square 40th Anniversary

Where were you on August 22, 1972? If you lived in Hamilton, you probably remember the opening of Jackson Square, one of Canada’s most ambitious downtown redevelopment projects. Jackson square continued to grow over the years, and has become the hub of downtown Hamilton. And now the first phase is turning 40! We will be celebrating with many events around the mall and some photo galleries of our shared past.

Come join in the celebration!

  • Morning coffee receptions in the lobbies of 100 King Street West, 110 King Street West and 120 King Street West, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Free public tours of the 21st storey of the tower at 100 King Street West.
  • Live-to-air broadcasting on-location at Jackson Square by Bill Kelly on 900 CHML radio.
  • A special anniversary gallery depicting the construction of Jackson Square at the King and James entrance.
  • Printing and distribution of special anniversary tote bags containing special coupons for use at Jackson Square retailers.
  • Live entertainment on the rooftop of Jackson Square.
  • Hosting of the Start2Finish Event – a local community event where the people of Hamilton can volunteer to help pack 1,100 backpacks with school supplies for underprivileged local students.

August Feature – AMEC Place

AMEC Place may not have a lot of vacancy but we still have 3 opportunities in the 4 – 5,000 sq ft range. These three pockets are built out so they could be leased on an as is basis. Alternatively, we are happy to provide an allowance or perform construction in the space to enable the tenant to tailor the space to their specific needs.

We are able to announce now that we have secured Marcello’s Market & Deli for the building. Construction will begin next month and we are looking forward to having this additional amenity in the building for our tenants.

SQ.FT. SUITE DESCRIPTION FLOOR PLANS
4,097 640 Well-configured, nicely decorated office space with elevator exposure. Very efficient oil and gas space. PDF
4,564 1630 Eleven exterior offices, kitchen, open area, reception. PDF
4,175 1850 Nicely laid out office space with elevator exposure. Available for fixturing November 1, 2012. PDF

Call us today for more information.