Market Village

Market Village closes its doors

Pacific Mall's symbolic little sister, Market Village, is closing down at long last this week to make way for the new, much larger and more modern-looking Remington Centre.

Stores had already been preparing to vacate the Market Village building as early as last spring, but it wasn't until recently that signs appeared on the Chinese mall's doors indicating that it will be closing officially on March 1.

滿載腳毛與回憶。 #Nostalgic #Memories

A post shared by Fanny Wong (@fannywongaries) on

One of the mall's most popular tenants, Sam's Congee, confirmed on its website that Wednesday, February 28 was its last day of service. Luckily it will be moving to a new location near Woodbine and Denison in late March.

Customers with fond memories of the 28-year-old Markham shopping centre have been flocking there all week to say goodbye and get a few last photos, for nostalgia's sake.

Bye Market Village I’ll never forget you, thank you for my childhood 1991-2018 😢

A post shared by Jason Lo (@jasonlobsterr) on

The Remington Centre will eventually replace the 325,000-square-foot building (which once had a stable with live horses) at Kennedy Road and Steeles Avenue. 

It will be connected to Pacific Mall by an indoor walkway once built, though an opening date has yet to be set.

Lead photo by

Annie G


Latest Videos



Latest Videos


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Here's every Toronto restaurant that made the Michelin Guide in 2023

Tim Hortons slams 'shrinkflation' claims that their food items are getting smaller

Toronto neighbourhood confused and concerned about fate of local restaurant

The 10 most anticipated Toronto restaurant openings this fall

Rats run rampant at Ontario university Tim Hortons

Sushi restaurant chain gets slammed with 11 infractions by Toronto health inspectors

Toronto's new viral croissant is $25 and bigger than your head

Toronto cafe expanding with 5 new locations and will also offer Japanese cocktails