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Future Developments

Investors choose Whitby to expand and grow

Whitby has seen strong growth in the past decade. Whitby has over 80,000 in its labour force.  Population is forecasted to grow to 193,000 by 2031.  Municipal infrastructure has improved with the addition of major new highway infrastructure (Highways 407 and 412) and the widening of Highways 401 and 7. 

Going forward, services (internal roads and utilities) are being extended to the new residential and employment areas opening up in West Whitby along Highway 412, and along Highway 407.

Metrolinx has also announced plans for a second GO Commuter station to be located at the Whitby-Oshawa border.

Commercial and Industrial Developments:

New Employment Lands 

  • 1449 acres (587.6 hectares) in West Whitby (along Highway 412) and North Whitby (along Highway 407). 
  • Opportunities for prestige office, industrial and commercial investment. 
  • For Employment Land - Investment Readiness Assessment, contact Whitby Economic Development 

Employment Areas near Highway 412 (Thumb)

New Employment Lands near Highway 412 
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GO Transit Commuter Station

  • Future GO Station planned at the Whitby/Oshawa border, near Thornton Road and Champlain Avenue.
  • Future GO Station within walking distance to Durham College - Whitby Campus.
  • Development opportunities for prestige office and industrial investment adjacent to Durham College.
GO Train Expansion

Residential Developments:

Port Whitby Development Areas 

  • Brookfield Homes is planning 1,111 condominium units and 132 townhouses on former industrial lands in the Port Whitby neighbourhood at the South end of Brock Street. For more information, visit: Brookfield Residential - Whitby Harbour 
  • Carttera is planning 349 residential units with one 18-storey tower and five low-rise buildings. The Landings is a new condominium community coming soon to Whitby Harbour. For more information, visit Carttera - The Landings
  • Whitby Harbour is close to Whitby's major recreation centres, shopping, and the Whitby GO Station. For more information of the great amenities, visit Dock Side Whitby
Brookfield Development

Carttera Condo

West Whitby Development Areas 

  • Heathwood Homes is planning to develop 552 single detached units and 143 town homes/apartments at Taunton Road and Country Lane. 
  • Goal is to provide opportunities for between 5,000 - 7,000 jobs in locations that take advantage of the Provincial highway network 
  • Seven draft plans of subdivisions and zoning by-law amendments were submitted by development companies, refer to West Whitby Subdivisions page for further details 

Brooklin Development Areas

  • Brooklin Community Secondary Plan has been developed to manage growth and development which respects and enhances the vitality and character of the community of Brooklin. 
  • Opportunities for prestige industrial and office space which have high exposure and convenient access to highway 407 and 412 connection.