Liberty Village has always had a history of being home to businesses of all industries, including some that continue to grow and exist today, such as General Electric, Canada Bread, Irwin Toy, Whirlpool and local success stories like Moveable and Beanfield.
We’re so proud that this continues to be the story for Liberty Village as we welcome businesses and organizations of all sizes, whether it be major social media platforms such as Tik Tok or solopreneurs and Toronto based artists like Nadia Lloyd.
It’s clear that businesses are attracted to Liberty Village as their home, and here’s why you should be to:
- It’s Easy to Get Here!
Whether your clients and employees are city dwellers or live out of town, they can easily access your Liberty Village based office through a variety of different transportation methods.
TTC: The 504 King Streetcar is an East–West streetcar route stretching from Broadview to Roncesvalles with multiple stops on King St. West as you pass through Liberty Village. The 63 Ossington Bus is a North-South bus route from Ossington station to Liberty Village with multiple stops right within the neighbourhood. Additionally, you can arrive at Liberty Village with the 929 Dufferin Bus, a North-South bus route from Wilson Station to Princes Blvd.
TRAIN: The Exhibition Go Station is one of the Lakeshore West line stations between Toronto and Hamilton, and is connected to the Lakeshore East line which runs between Union Station and Oshawa. Soon the new Ontario Line will also link people from across Toronto to Liberty Village, with 15 new subway stops.
BIKING: There are many bike lanes leading into Liberty Village, including the nearby well-known Great Lakes Lakeshore Trail. Additionally Liberty Village has approximately 10 BikeShare stations, and a variety of bike racks and storage options throughout the area.
WALKING: There are plenty of entry points into Liberty Village if you choose to access the neighbourhood on foot! Be sure to check out Walk Liberty, our interactive online portal that showcases the rich history, public spaces and the dynamic eclectic businesses of Liberty Village!
DRIVING: Located only 5 minutes from the Gardiner Expressway, driving into Liberty Village couldn’t be easier! There are also plenty of parking options, including street parking, and two Green P parking lots.
AIRPORT: Have clients arriving by plane? Liberty Village is conveniently located 20 minutes from Pearson International Airport, and only 10 minutes from Billy Bishop Airport!
- A Community Amongst Communities
There is an undeniable sense of pride and community amongst businesses and residents who live, work, and play in Liberty Village. We are proud to actively collaborate with the Liberty Village Residents Association, and with our neighbours at Exhibition Place, Bentway Conservancy and Ontario Place.
- Accessible Health and Wellness
An office located in Liberty Village comes with an abundance of health and wellness perks. If you have an office culture that encourages walking meetings or fresh air breaks there is no shortage of places to explore and green spaces like Liberty Park and Lamport Stadium. Beyond the outdoor spaces, Liberty Village is filled with local businesses that will help encourage a healthy work life balance: workout at F45 Training or Goodlife Fitness, grab a healthy lunch at Organic Garage, or take a mental health break at Liberty Life Yoga or Plum Mental Wellness.
- The Creative Energy
With the abundance of growing tech start-ups, marketing agencies, publishing houses, design studios, media production companies, and creative industries that call Liberty Village home, the buzz and energy is almost undeniable. Liberty Village is an inspiring place to be and has a rich connection to the arts. We have kept this history alive through our commissioned benches, murals, and art pieces throughout the neighbourhood.
- Hosting is EASY!
If your business requires people to visit your office from other parts of the country or the world, then your office should be in Liberty Village. Beyond the fact that LV is easy to get to from train stations and airports, we also have all the amenities your visitors could possibly need.
There are great hotel and lodging options in the area, like HotelX, Sonder, Gladstone House and The Drake Hotel. There are also plenty of options for flexible workspaces, dry cleaning services, places to eat and entertain, fitness facilities and spas, options for takeout/delivery. It’s also easy to get to popular tourist attractions like the CN Tower, Air Canada Centre, and our beautiful lakeshore.
- Reliable, Flexible Office Spaces
Liberty Village is the perfect place to start a new venture, scale a growing business, or for an established organization to call home. From single desks to flexible office spaces, there are a variety of options for your business at The Fueling Station, WeWork, Spaces, Regus, Liberty Market and The Toronto Carpet Factory – and reliable tier 1 internet options from Beanfield means you’ll never have to leave!
- Music, Music, Music
Insert excitement and energy here! Liberty Village is the self-proclaimed music capital of Canada, and rightfully so. Liberty Village is home to music industry leaders like Universal Music Canada, JAZZ.FM, Music Canada, Live Nation, Sirius XM, Indie88, and more to come! Additionally, with Budweiser Stage and Echo Beach within walking distance, Liberty Village is hard to beat for its pulse on music and entertainment, and is sure to make your energy soar!
- Ongoing Business Improvement
The Liberty Village Business Improvement Area (LVBIA) is one of the largest commercial BIAs in Canada. The LVBIA works hard to support and create opportunities for the businesses who call Liberty Village home. From graffiti removal, to neighborhood-based events, like Give Me Liberty, to our monthly B2B conference call Liberty Connect, and initiatives like our Bonus e-Gift Card program, our BIA actively works to support each and every business that calls Liberty Village home!
- Food, Retail, Service and Convenience
Whatever you and your employees need, Liberty Village has probably got it! Take-out options for lunch, restaurants for team outings, offsite boardrooms for important meetings, bakeries and balloons for celebrations, wedding venues and so much more! The mixture of retail, services and food options cater to your whole team – early morning workouts, lunchtime haircuts, mid-afternoon caffeine pick-me-ups, after work grocery shopping, Friday evening drinks – what’s not to love!
- Collaborative Environment
The mix of businesses in Liberty Village inspires collaboration, encouraging growth and expansion for businesses of all types – the opportunities are endless. Bakeries and restaurants collaborate to expand their menus and product offerings, marketing agencies work with tech start-ups on product launches… you never know who might be standing behind you in line at your favourite café or sitting beside you in your coworking space.
If you’re thinking of moving your business to Liberty Village or are considering us as an option for expansion, please reach out to the Liberty Village BIA at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and resources to help make your move to and success in Liberty Village – EASY! We look forward to meeting you and sharing with you why we think Liberty Village is one of Canada’s best places to succeed.