Sustainable development in Toronto

Percy Ellis
Toronto, Ontario

Percy Ellis’ sustainable development process is encouraging community involvement and green buildings in Toronto.

About the Business

Percy Ellis is a development and construction company that focuses on community engagement alongside re-development. This approach empowers communities to influence the final plan of the construction project along with the stakeholders. In their development work, the organization has an open-door policy, which includes a commitment to dialogue, transparency, communication, and connectedness.

About the Loan

VCIB provided $2,550,000 in mortgage refinancing for a property on Rhodes Ave, Toronto, to the property owner Rhodes Queen Holdings Inc. Percy Ellis acts as the property’s development manager, and as a shareholder with 10% committed capital. With VCIB’s financing, Rhodes Queen Holdings and Percy Ellis will transform the property into a green building by incorporating geothermal heating.

About the Impact

By engaging the community in the development process, Percy Ellis seeks to integrate their tenants and the community. In doing so, they seek to create spaces that will serve the community as a whole. Percy Ellis is extremely dedicated to involving the community in their development process, which allows for thoughtful and sustainable growth within Toronto’s neighbourhoods.

For VCIB, this partnership presented an opportunity to drive lasting sustainable change. With the funding, Percy Ellis and Rhodes Queen Holdings Inc. will be able to incorporate geothermal energy to significantly reduce the building’s GHG emissions.

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Clean Energy SPRE
August, 2021
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