Bringing downtown to life, one million square feet at a time.

A living lab for creators and consumers

1M is a place discovery platform that helps tenant communities find projects, spaces, and services that fuel work and life downtown.

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Transforming pop-up into permanent

1M boosts visibility for undiscovered activity, unique pop-up experiences and under-utilized spaces downtown.

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Building downtown from the ground up

1M partners with building owners and city leaders, accelerating leasing, incubating entrepreneurs, and revitalizing downtowns.

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1M provides us with a tangible project, with compelling and diverse retail and amenity offerings that creates a culture of entrepreneurship, and attracts talent downtown to transform our city.”

Eileen Stan, Chair
Calgary Downtown Association

One million square feet equals -
Three football fields in both directions.
A single Amazon distribution center.
A five minute run around the block.
A thriving micro neighborhood.

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