PHOTO GALLERY: Costco opens new warehouse in Toronto

Get a first look at the Etobicoke location
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Costco Wholesale Canada opened its 21st warehouse in the Greater Toronto Area Thursday (Nov. 2).

The new store, located at 2260 Islington Avenue in Etobicoke’s Rexdale neighbourhood, spans 164,162 square feet.

It features an on-site bakery, fresh meat, an expansive produce area, rotisserie chicken section, optical centre – including an on-site independent optometrist – a hearing aid centre, five tire centre bays, large food court, gas station with 24 pumps and a pharmacy. 

The location offers customers 12 checkout registers, a self-checkout with nine stations and 1,200 shopping carts. It also features 1,200 parking spots in a multi-level underground parking garage with elevator access – a first for Costco in Eastern Canada. 

The warehouse has created 135 full-time and 100 seasonal jobs.

“With the opening of this new warehouse, we can serve all of our members in the Northwest Toronto and surrounding area and bring new consumers and businesses to uncover the benefits of a Costco membership,” said Gino Dorico, senior vice-president and country manager, Costco Wholesale Canada, in a statement. “We are very proud to share this new location with our valued members and member businesses in the local community and throughout the area.”

Swipe through the gallery below to see inside the new warehouse.

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