​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Request for Proposal:

Call for the Development for Heritage Theatre Block (70-86 Main Street North) and City-owned properties within the Southern Block (30-46 Main Street North and 54-60 Main Street North).​​​

The City of Brampton envisions a vibrant downtown area. Seeking innovative proposals, the City invites potential Development Partners to revitalize both the Heritage Theatre Block (located at 70-86 Main Street North) and City-owned properties within the Southern Block (30-46 Main Street North and 54-60 Main Street North). You are invited to reimagine strategic properties in the heart of the City as an anchor and destination development. ​

The City seeks high-quality proposals, experienced proponents, and investors for the redevelopment of the subject lands.

The vision is to re-imagine the potential of these strategic properties in the heart of the City of Brampton as a landmark development at the historic Four Corners complementing the Rose Theatre, Garden Square, and the Innovation District. The landmark property shall be an anchor of activity for residents and visitors alike to support the economic vitality of the City with arts and culture entertainment attractions, office, post-secondary institutional uses, commercial and retail uses, restaurants, and accommodate housing needs in the downtown.

The key objectives for the redevelopment include:

  1. Advance the City of Brampton’s Strategic Priorities, Brampton 2040 Vision, Official Plan, Downtown Brampton Secondary Plan and Integrated Downtown Plan goals and objectives;
  2. Leverage these City properties as inherent assets and maximize their potential through quality design, addressing community needs, fostering growth, and catalyzing development of the downtown;
  3. Respect the heritage context of the downtown through the preservation and enhancement of existing heritage character alongside compatible, pedestrian-scale built-form and transit-oriented development;
  4. Contribute to the Downtown’s Innovation District to become an international destination for investment in talent, industry and business;
  5. ​Support City Council’s direction to establish a post-secondary institutional hub that integrates with the surrounding community and provides complementary use(s);
  6. Complement the investment in higher-order transportation modalities in the Downtown with the Hazel McCallion Light Rail Train (LRT) extension, the Queen Street/Highway 7 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), and City investments in Brampton Transit service;
  7. Integrate residential to address housing needs and find housing solutions in the City of Brampton;
  8. Attract Bramptonians and visitors alike and supporting the influx of people by equalizing day and night activities as a tourist attractor and destination. Leverage the “Tourism Development Streams” outlined in the City of Brampton’s Tourism Strategy (2021), including Arts and Culture, Food Tourism, Special Events, and Sport Tourism to bring an influx of people; and,
  9. Develop a financially viable plan that is provides value for money and creates community benefits to Brampton residents.​​​​​
Issue Date of the RFPTuesday, April 2, 2024
Deadlines for QuestionsThursday, May 16, 2024, 3:00 pm EST
Responses to QuestionsFriday, May 17, 2024, 3:00 pm EST
RFP Submission Closing DateFriday, May 24, 2024, 2:00 pm EST
Evaluation of SubmissionsMay 27, 2024 – June 7, 2024
Confidential Proponent Meetings (Optional)June 5, 2024 – June 7, 2024
Target Council Meeting and Council DecisionJuly 10, 2024
Announcement of next stepsTo Be Determined (approx. 2 months following Council Decision)
*Schedule and dates are subject to change.


For more information on the opportunity, download the RFP document.


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