Early next year, Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn will exit Toronto’s 100 Bloor Street West. As a result, about 37,000 square feet of new retail space will become available in the heart of Canada’s ‘Mink Mile’. 100 Bloor’s landlord substantially raised its rents, according to sources.

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Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and Pottery Barn Kids have occupied spaces at 100 Bloor Street West since 2001.

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Lease Plan: 100 Bloor.

Roots Canada, which occupied 100 Bloor’s corner location until January of this year, will be replaced by Holt Renfrew’s first free-standing men’s store. Holt’s new men’s store will open this fall, occupying about 14,000 square feet on two levels.

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100 Bloor is arguably ‘ground zero’ for Canada’s toniest luxury strip, with neighbours including Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Gucci, Hermes, Cartier, and others. No word yet on what will replace Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn’s retail space, spanning two levels with ample Bloor Street frontage.

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