Dream Impact Trust

Dream Impact Trust is dedicated to impact investing. Impact investing is the intention of creating measurable, positive, social and environmental change in our communities and for our stakeholders, while generating attractive financial returns.

The Trust’s underlying portfolio is comprised of exceptional real estate assets reported under two operating segments: development and investment holdings, and recurring income.

Our fundamental objectives are to:

  • Create positive and lasting impacts for our stakeholders through our three impact verticals: environmental sustainability and resilience, attainable and affordable housing, and inclusive communities;
  • Balance growth and stability of the portfolio, increasing cash flow and unitholders’ equity over time;
  • Provide investors with a portfolio of high-quality real estate assets, concentrated in core geographic markets, leveraging an experienced management team.

Operating Segments

The Trust’s operating segments currently consist of the following:

  • Recurring income — comprised of a portfolio of stabilized office and commercial real estate income properties and multi-family rental assets in the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”) and Ottawa/Gatineau, a utility asset(1), interest-paying corporate loans; and
  • Development and investment holdings — comprised of direct and indirect investments in residential and mixed-use developments, a hospitality asset, and participating mortgage receivables.

    (1) Relates to Zibi Community Utility. For further details, refer to Summary of Impact Investments of the MD&A.

Our Impact Portfolio

Aerial rendering of entire Zibi Community includes river and bridge between Ottawa and Gatineau.


A 34 -acre mixed use waterfront community in the National Capital Region which will be the first designated “One Planet Master-Planned Community” in Canada. It is expected to be one of the least environmentally impactful communities in North America.

Rendering of West Don Lands Community on a bright sunny day with kids playing on the sidewalk in Toronto, ON
Block 20 – West Don Lands – Toronto, ON

West Don Lands

The West Don Lands is a purpose built, LEED Gold, rental community and is one of the largest affordable housing projects in Canada. It is the first development within the Provincial Affordable Housing Lands Program to break ground.

Rendering of Dream's Indigenous Hub located in the Canary District, Toronto, ON
Indigenous Hub – Canary District – Toronto, ON
Canary District, Toronto

Indigenous Hub

The first purpose-built, Indigenous Hub in a major North American City being developed in partnership with Anishnawbe Health Toronto and will provide the indigenous community with a health centre, career centre, and day-care, as well as an integrated market rental apartment.

Aerial Rendering of entire Brightwater Community in Port Credit Ontario showing lakefront views and green rooftops.
Brightwater – Mississauga, ON


Brightwater will be transformed from a former oil refinery into a vibrant, green, mixed use waterfront community and home for 6,000 people in the highly desirable Port Credit neighbourhood.

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