Located at the 404 and Steeles Node in Markham, 3500 Steeles Ave. E. is a 552,000 sq.ft. first-class office building, providing mission-critical facilities for certain tenants operating 24/7. Composed of 6 towers connected by a common atrium with a glass roof, 3500 Steeles features two food service operations, a coffee kiosk and a convenience store as in-building amenitiies, in addition to facing directly on to Steeles and the many services in the neighbourhood such as restaurants, banks, and Pacific Mall a short distance east on Steeles.
3500 Steeles Ave. East is served by York Regional Transit, and is seconds away from Highway 404, and Milliken GO Train service. with multiple bus stops on the property: one for the 24 Victoria Park Bus to Victoria Park station; one for the Viva Green Line, connecting to Don Mills Station; one for the 167B Pharmacy Bus to Don Mills station; and the 53 Steeles East Bus.
Mission Critical Facility
3500 Steeles Avenue East is one of only a few buildings in Canada that offers dual grid power supply.
This power is delivered via two separate and diverse feeds from two live generating grids - one from Niagara falls and the other from Pickering. The base building power has UPS and ATS to ensure there will be no power interruptions. In addition, the building has a shared substation that provides power exclusivity to the building at wholesale rates.
The unique design and high level of investment in this building provide for some unique capabilities that represent tremendous value for tenants looking for 24/7 operations with fully redundant power services.
Building features including:
- 24/7 Building systems operation
- Multiple communications providers: Bell, Telus, MTS, Allstream, HydroOne, Cogeco
- Seven chilled water thermal tanks with a total capacity of 700,000 gallons supply cooling this building
- Chillers recharge these storage tanks during off-peak hours of the day and consequently reduce the on-peak electricity demands