The Project

The Plan Dixie Project Team will be working closely with the City and community on a new vision for the property at Dixie Outlet Mall. The final plan will have a mix of uses, including enhanced green space, improved access for bikes and walking, new shops and restaurants, housing options, and will bring vibrancy and architectural elegance to the area. From the first community engagement session, Open House #1, key themes were chosen that will drive the planning process.

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We want to reprogram your retail experience with new options, more options and an improved experience for getting there. We want to re-invent where you dine out, or how you get your groceries – bringing amenities to your doorstep.

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More ways to move with improved access for walking, biking and transit riders, leveraging the existing network to seek out opportunities for capacity and safety enhancements.

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Revitalization of the neighbourhood with new public realm experiences offering access to outdoor public space and parks to enhance your everyday.

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Mixed-use housing

A variety of options for a variety of incomes and needs to support a growing city, supported by a walkable public realm and easily accessible community amenities, shops, restaurants and day-to-day services.

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Advancements in design, sustainability and architectural integrity to elevate your surroundings, create places to dwell and delight, and establish a sense of community by bringing people together.

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The Site

Located in Mississauga, Ontario, Dixie Plaza was the first mall in the area when it opened in 1956, and was renamed Dixie Outlet Mall in the late-80s. Over the years, it’s acted as a place for locals from nearby neighbourhoods to shop for everyday needs, or for a bit of fun and delight – from music festivals and markets to pageants. The vision is to restore the area to its ground-breaking roots, by revitalizing it and bringing a beautiful new urban plan to the neighbourhood. The proposed development at Plan Dixie will have a mix of uses, and include a variety of green spaces and recreational amenities, improved access to transit, safer cyclist and pedestrian-friendly routes, new shops and restaurants, a range of housing options, and will bring vibrancy and architectural elegance to the area.

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Plan Dixie Site Plan


The Team

We’ve assembled a skilled team of experts to ensure we deliver the very best for the redevelopment of Dixie Outlet Mall.

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Community Engagement

With planning for the future of Dixie Outlet Mall well underway, the Plan Dixie team has been busy working with the City, stakeholders, and you, the community, to get feedback on the site plan. Here are the latest updates.

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What’s Next: Virtual Open House #3

The Plan Dixie team wants to hear from you! Have your say on the draft plan for the site at Dixie Outlet Mall at Virtual Open House #3. The Plan Dixie project team will be answering questions online, and asking for your feedback on the draft plan. Visit from now until Dec. 15, 2020 to get involved. Let’s Plan Dixie together!

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Virtual Open House #2 Recap

From May 26 to July 30, the Plan Dixie team hosted its second Open House online to gather ideas for the redevelopment of Dixie Outlet Mall, and received hundreds of comments and pieces of feedback that will help shape the future of the site. Over 1,200 attendees had the opportunity to explore ‘virtual stations’ that focused on planning concepts like Parks & Open Spaces, Shops, Services & Amenities, Active Transportation, and Design, Housing & Sustainability.

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Open House #2 Community Ideas Report

Hundreds of community members shared their ideas, concerns, feedback, and vision for the future of Dixie Outlet Mall at the second Open House, held online during the summer of 2020. The report is currently being finalized and will be ready soon. You will be able to learn about what your neighbours had to say, including their hopes that the site will feature more green spaces, dining options, safer pedestrian and cycling routes, and affordable housing for all.

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Open House #1 Recap

On October 3, 2019, The Plan Dixie Project Team hosted the first Open House for the redevelopment of Dixie Outlet Mall, where community members could meet the project team, see a presentation from Giannone Petricone Associates, and provide feedback and ideas.

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Open House #1 Community Ideas Report

Following the first Open House for the redevelopment of Dixie Outlet Mall, The Plan Dixie Project Team reviewed the feedback provided and ideas shared from the community. Key themes include: amenities & services, active transportation, parks & open spaces, housing, and design for future.

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Upcoming Community Engagement

There will be a time in the future that we will reopen the Living Room, located within Dixie Outlet Mall. It will once again play a role in our community engagement process and be a meeting place for us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Living Room when the time is right.

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