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 communities find unique creator-powered products, projects, spaces, and services that fuel work and life downtown.

How 1M works →

Transforming pop-up into permanent

1M helps creators and brands to grow projects, services and businesses that activate under-utilized spaces downtown.

Why a million square feet? →

Building downtown from the ground up

1M partners with building owners, developers and cities to accelerate activation of vacant spaces, incubate entrepreneurs, and support downtown revitalization.

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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

Learn how 1M works

Space-as-a-platform →