Markville Shopping Centre

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Markville Shopping Centre
Markville Shopping Centre entrance
Location Markham, Ontario, Canada
Opening date March 17, 1982
Developer JDS Development
Management Cadillac Fairview
Owner Cadillac Fairview
No. of stores and services over 160
No. of anchor tenants 10
Total retail floor area over 250,000 square feet (23,000 m2)
No. of floors 2
Elevator inside the shopping centre before renovation in 2008.

Markville Shopping Centre is a shopping mall located at 5000 Highway 7 East (at McCowan Road) in Unionville, Ontario, Canada within the City of Markham. Markville Mall opened in 1982. The mall is owned by Cadillac Fairview, and was named for its proximity to both the historical villages of Markham and Unionville (now both incorporated in the city of Markham). However, it is in Unionville since its located west of McCowan Road. With a gross leasable area of 981,000 square feet (91,100 m2), Markville is the 28th-largest mall in Canada and the second-largest in York Region after Vaughan Mills.[1]


Former anchors


Markville Mall was renovated by EllisDon for $110 million from 2011-2013. This was the first renovation at Markville Mall since the original expansion of the mall in 1992. The renovation took two years to complete, and was finished in the Fall of 2013. The food court was relocated on the lower level beside Sears, and opened on August 23, 2012 as "Express Eatery". The former location was remodelled into shop space, while two new outdoor patio eating areas were added. The renovation included installation of 180,000 square feet (17,000 m2) of porcelain tile flooring and 12,000 linear feet of glass handrails. Over 250,000 square feet (23,000 m2) of commercial space was to be renovated, including brands new to Canada or the Greater Toronto Area.[3] During this transitional period, Markville's store count was reduced to 160.


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Coordinates: 43°52′08″N 79°17′17″W / 43.869°N 79.288°W / 43.869; -79.288