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Retail Real Estate Inspiration in Canada

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation owns, operates and develops one of the most prestigious and important commercial building portfolios in North America. MK Illumination helped them fill 18 of their shopping centers with holiday cheer.

MK Illumination Canada East won the three-year contact for the project alongside a second supplier, Studio Artefact, by offering a complete solution that other suppliers were unable to compete with.

Each of the 18 centers are leaders in their respective markets, and with that in mind, MK Illumination knew that it was essential that each center’s festive decorative lighting was tailor-made to enhance the space and facade to create a visual experience that resonated with visitors. The centers all formed part of the Cadillac Fairview Corporation, so it was also necessary to ensure that there was a consistent theme running through each of the centers, too.

To achieve this, MK Illumination Canada worked closely with the client’s creative and marketing team, helping them turn their creative vision into reality.

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MK Illumination’s team produced over 400 decorative items, delivering showstopper pieces ranging from opulent, oversized floor decoration and lighting that included walk-through ornaments and LED woodland creatures like reindeer and moose, to stunning customized suspended embellishments.

They also delivered festive outdoor fireside lounges, equipping spaces with fire pits where guests could warm up, relax and enjoy the fireside ambience on Muskoka chairs and benches whilst enjoying food and filling up on holiday cheer from participating vendors.

Decorating the 18 centers took place over 13 days. The installation took place outside of business hours and involved installing items that often needed to suspend in mid-air in a safe and efficient manner. Thanks to careful planning and a thorough installation plan, the project was delivered on time and the lights were switched on to much applause in early November.

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