Orlando Corporation is supporting the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry’s ambition to discover more effective drugs to fight devastating diseases.
Orlando Corporation is Canada’s largest privately owned industrial real estate developer and landlord. Founded 70 years ago, the company owns, leases and manages more than 43 million square feet of industrial, office and retail property in the Greater Toronto Area.
Orlando Corporation is also a model corporate citizen with its generous support for numerous causes, particularly institutions dedicated to health-care and health-sciences research. Recipients of multi-million dollar giving include the William Osler Health System and the Milton District Hospital.
At U of T, Orlando Corporation contributed $7 million in 2016 to help realize the University of Toronto Mississauga’s vision of a new Centre for Medicinal Chemistry. The donation is helping advance the work of Professor Patrick Gunning and his team, who have had great success with designing and building chemical compounds capable of disrupting specific biological processes in diseases such as cancer.
By supporting groundbreaking research and education, Orlando Corporation is championing the health and well-being of people across the GTA, contributing immensely to the region’s global leadership in health care and the biomedical sciences.