Menkes Developments was found by the late Murray Menkes in 1954, and has since turned his eponymous real estate company into one of the biggest developers in Toronto.
While Menkes initially focused on constructing single-family homes, that changed over time. It didn’t take long for Menkes to start building master-planned communities, and today, Menkes is a major force in the Greater Toronto Area’s condo, office, and industrial markets operating as a fully integrated multidisciplinary real estate firm.
Menkes Developments Ltd is a family-operated business with deep roots in the city of Toronto established nearly 65 years ago by Murray Menkes.
Initially Menkes was to be focused on building single-family homes that delivered outstanding quality and lasting value. However, over the years Menkes grew to creating entire mixed-use communities, becoming a fully integrated, multi-disciplinary real estate development company. Menkes was an integral in building up North York’s core, and the iconic mixed-use Empress Walk condos, located opposite Mel Lastman Square on Yonge Street. Menkes projects have won many awards such as:
• Best New Community Built – BILD Awards (Harbour Plaza and One York project)
• High-rise Category Finalist – Tarion Homeowners’ Choice Awards
• Green Development Leadership Award of Excellence – 2016 (Menkes’ The Enclaves of Upper Canada)
Menkes continues to raise the standard for outstanding quality design and superior value as a fully integrated, multidisciplinary real estate development company. Elegant family homes that exude character and charm; exclusive luxury condominiums infused with stunning amenities; and highly coveted office and industrial space, all set in prime locations.
Today, Menkes is led by Murray’s three sons and his grandsons who not only oversee the execution of the Company’s vast portfolio, but share a common commitment to shape the landscape of Toronto.
Menkes is committed to creating quality and innovative living environments that enhance lives. Brilliant architecture, exceptional interior design and luxurious amenities come standard with every Menkes home. Menkes is continuously recognized by a myriad of awards associations including Tarion, Summit International Awards and the BOMA Awards.
Menkes is very proud to give abck to communities where they build. In addition to exciting and informative events and activities for homeowners, Menkes is a strong supporter of community building through direct involvement by sponsoring and supporting local and regional events, fundraisers and teams across the Greater Toronto Area.