TheMark_Groundbreaking1 Photos: James Bombales

The Mark by Empire Communities, PACE Developments and Fortress Real Developments celebrated a major milestone last week as the developers hosted the official groundbreaking ceremony in Markham.

To celebrate the groundbreaking, members of the media and special guests were invited to The Mark sales centre at 9560 Markham Road. Dan Flomen, Senior Vice-President of Sales at Empire kicked things off by welcoming guests to the event. This was followed by Dino Sciavilla, President of PACE Developments, who thanked the crowd for coming and spoke about how it was a pleasure to be breaking ground on the successful development alongside Fortress and Empire.


The event also included remarks from Jawad Rathore, President and CEO of Fortress Real Developments, Michael Meneguzzi, President of Empire’s High Rise Division, and Karen Rea, City of Markham Ward 4 Councillor.


Following the remarks, hard hats were donned and shovels ceremoniously planted into a box of dirt in front of the sales pavillion. Soon, the site will be buzzing with activity as the sales centre will be torn down to make way for excavation.

TheMark_Groundbreaking3 When complete, the Kohn Partnership Architects — designed tower will house 220 suites inside 18 storeys and feature impressive amenities including a sleek and inviting lobby, fireside lounge and a fully-equipped games room and fitness centre.

Residents will also enjoy convenient access to the Mount Joy GO Station, abundant green spaces and a wide variety of shops and restaurants in the neighbourhood.

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