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Cafeteria and Gym facilities serving an office campus

Michel Sakal
GKC Architectes
April 10, 2018

I have a situation where I have 5 office towers and an industrial space all connected (you can access each building without stepping outdoors) and in a campus setting. There is a large cafeteria with kitchen, a dry cleaner, a bank and a fitness centre that serves all of the tenants withing the campus. For the purposes of calculating MUCAS, can I categorize these amenities as "Retail" spaces?

David Fingret
Extreme Measures Inc.
April 10, 2018

Hi Michel,

Are the amenities you mentioned rented out? If so, which Use Component do they belong to? If they are within the Retail Use Component and they are rented by tenants, then they are not MUCA and should be Retail tenant spaces and measured according to Gross Leasable Area. If the amenities are provided by the landlord and not rented by tenants, then they would be MUCA areas and therefore proportionately allocated to the various Use Components.

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