FOR LEASE: Affordable Arts and Culture space

Bring your organization to Markham and vastly reduce your rental costs, working with a culture-supportive landlord!

A light-filled 5,970 sf office/warehouse space is for lease at well below-market rates. This well maintained, primarily office building is located immediately off the 404 at Highway 7 in Markham. The unit includes one drive-in door at rear, three washrooms and a kitchen. Unit to to be updated by the landlord prior to possession. Floor plan available. Basic interior alterations can be negotiated.

Suitable for established cultural NPO, art collective, exhibition and/or gathering space or similar light, quiet use.

Please note each unit in this building has its own entrance. There are no common areas shared with other tenants. Each unit also has its own independent rooftop HVAC system for heat and air circulation.

  • Free surface parking (Approx. 10 spaces)
  • Reverse commute from downtown
  • 24/7 access
  • Affordable, below market rental rate
  • Tenant pays utilities. Estimated costs available
  • Zoning: Office use
  • Sprinklers: Yes
  • Heating: Gas, forced air
  • A/C:  Yes
  • HVAC system independent of other units
  • Water: Municipal
  • Accessibility: Partial accessibility possible
  • Well maintained building

For more info or to arrange viewing, please contact Andrea at info@arbutusrealestate.ca with 500 #A in subject line.

Denison Art Placement

Denison Art Placement is a start-to-finish service that delivers solutions to small business by facilitating the acquisition of top quality contemporary art. We believe that issues including employee retention & satisfaction, customer attraction, brand awareness and corporate social responsibility can be addressed through relationships with contemporary art and artists.

Our service includes:

  • Curated selection of work by top quality local artists
  • Individualized art program unique to your space
  • PDF elevation views of art placement
  • Framing
  • Installation
  • Customized artist-led creative corporate events.

Are you a business interested in exploring how art can elevate your employee and client experience? Please get in touch below.

[Photo: Yvonne Bambrick]

Mentorship

Andrea brings her years of expertise as an art critic together with her business acumen to advise and guide selected artists, pro bono, on their careers. The focus is on the business development of each artist’s practice, providing connections and opportunities, support and encouragement.

Activities include:

  • Career & financial strategy and support
  • Networking and introductions
  • Travel to international art fairs
  • Support with promotional activities
  • Writing revisions for grants, applications etc.

Contact me at andreacarsonbarker@gmail.com to inquire about mentorship opportunities, to join our mailing list as we continue developing our programming or just to introduce yourself!