On October 5, 2021, DeSantis Homes, Salit Steel, and Rosart Properties hosted the grand opening of the Casablanca Corporate Centre, a new state-of–the-art AAA office building in Grimsby. Located at 13 Windward Dr. between DeSantis Homes’ AquaBlu Condominium and the QEW,􀋃the 5-storey building features 60,000 square feet of office/commercial space and a rooftop patio, and is the first of its kind to come to Grimsby. “It was such a pleasure to attend the Casablanca Corporate Centre grand opening to celebrate Grimsby’s first AAA office space,” said Harry Schlange, Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Grimsby. “The Casablanca Corporate Centre helps achieve a greater jobs to housing balance which helps the Town financially, reduces automobile dependency, and ensures we are delivering a complete community to Grimsby residents,” said Antonietta Minichillo, Director of Planning, Building and By-law.

This new development, which broke ground in 2018, adds to the growing Grimsby on the Lake neighbourhood and is guaranteed to help bring tremendous economic growth and employment opportunities to residents both within Grimsby and across Niagara Region. DeSantis Homes and, as of Fall 2021, Salit Steel, welcome a total of 80 full-time employees that have already relocated their headquarters to Casablanca Corporate Centre. In the new year, the centre will welcome Portage M&A Advisory and their 6 employees currently located in Ancaster.

The building location offers exceptional access to the QEW and the proposed GO Train station as well as the GO Bus stop that is minutes away, allowing for convenient commuter access to both the Toronto and Niagara regions. “We are happy to officially welcome DeSantis Homes to Grimsby,” said Mayor Jeff Jordan. “This project has been eagerly anticipated for years, and we look forward to realizing the positive economic multiplier effects that will come with this new office space.”


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  as of October 11th 2018

It is with great pleasure we announce the Ground Breaking Ceremony of Casablanca Corporate Centre on October 11th 2018. Located at 13 Windward Drive in Grimsby between the newly built AquaBlu, under construction AquaZul, and the QEW. This AAA Office Building is being brought to life by Award Winning Builder Developers, DeSantis Homes & Rosart Properties Inc. The project is a unique five-storey, state-of-the-art, 60,000 s.q.f.t office with excellent access to the QEW, current Go Bus stop and future Go Train station. Ideally situated in the heart of the Grimsby by the Lake neighbourhood which has seen dramatic residential development and a 5 million dollar investment in infrastructure and the Waterfront Trail during the past 3 years. The proximity to both the Toronto and Niagara as well as access to Lake Ontario make this location and attributes the most desirable office leasing opportunity in the Hamilton/Niagara Region. The Corporate Centre will represent the mark of excellence to which all other commercial will aspire to. Its realization is the culmination of years of effort by the Grimsby Economic Development and Planning Departments working in conjunction with the developers.

Currently in Pre-leasing the Centre will serve as the new Headquarters for DeSantis Homes as well other prestige employers. Casablanca Corporate Centre is proud to present some of the finest real estate opportunities with office suites available from 1,000 SF to 50,000 SF, with Occupancy expected in Fall of 2019. DeSantis Homes specializes in the entire spectrum of office, retail and residential home and land development and has a portfolio of Design / Build opportunities for those companies seeking custom accommodation.

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