The Cotton Factory

A Great Place To Be!

The Cotton Factory offers a wide variety of options if you are looking to lease office space, artist or photography studio space, storage space or artisan spaces. Combining a historic aesthetic with modern amenities to meet the needs of the creative type and the business type.

ARTIST STUDIOS

Over 30 painters, potters, photographers, printers and mixed media artists have found their perfect studio space at The Cotton Factory. Our mix of historical aesthetic and modern amenities is the perfect combination to fuel your creativity. What’s more, we understand artists and what type of environment they need.

What we offer:

  • Affordable rates
  • Large windows bringing in natural light
  • Hardwood floors and exposed brick walls
  • Cleanup areas for artist materials
  • Affordable access to a building-wide Wi-Fi network

OFFICE SPACE

For those in the creative industries looking for office space, we offer a professional facility with all the charm of a heritage building that you would be happy to have your clients come to. Our location is ideal for architects, web and graphic designers and non-profit organizations.

What we offer:

  • All new units are pre-wired for IT and security
  • Download speeds up to 120 Mbps
  • Hardwood floors, operable windows and 15′ ceilings
  • Highly finished units and common areas
  • Safe and secure access with a call box to buzz in clients
  • Free parking for tenants and their clients

ARTISAN WORKSHOPS

Need a space to practice your craft? We have units from 500 to 5,000 square feet.  Perfect for woodworking, light manufacturing or any artisan processes.

What we offer:

  • Sufficient power for machinery from 120V to 600V.
  • Large windows (7′ x 12′) for excellent work light
  • Freight elevator with 4,000 lb lift capacity
  • Street access and exterior garage doors in many units
  • Ground level loading dock.

STORAGE

Whether you are looking to store an exhibition, theater sets or excess inventory, the Cotton Factory offers limited storage facilities.

What we offer:

  • 2,000+ sq.ft. units
  • Competitive rates
  • Long and short term rentals
  • Freight elevator for easy moving

Small Units Available

Mill-228 – $1,525 +HST/Month

This 1,465 sq.ft. north-facing unit on the 2nd floor of the Mill building is extremely bright with 2 large windows give an even, reflected light. Perfect for design, post-production or a photographer’s studio.
15’ ceilings, wood posts and beams, refinished maple hardwood floors and painted brick exterior walls add up to a spectacular space. With completed perimeter walls, it can be built out to your design and needs in 30 days.
It is fully pre-wired for any IT and security needs.

1465
sq.ft.
1525
/Month + HST
2
Large Windows with even natural light

Maple Hardwood Floors

Mill-225 – $1,975+HST/Month

This 1,895 sq.ft. south-facing unit on the 2nd floor of the Mill building is extremely bright with two 7′ x 12′ original, operable wood windows filling the unit with sunlight.  Perfect as a design studio or office.

15’ ceilings, exposed wood posts and beams, refinished maple hardwood floors and brick exterior walls add up to a spectacular space.  The space is completed construction and ready for immediate occupation.

It is pre-wired with CAT-6 cabling for IT and security wiring.

1.05
psf / month
1895
/Month + HST
15
ft ceilings

Tons of Natural Light

Large Units Available

9 Lansdowne Ave –  $4,250+HST/Month

This 3,400 space occupies the entire 1st floor of the Dye-Works building.  Fronting onto Lansdowne Ave, it offers a retail presence as well as a wide open space for your business to prosper. It has its own air conditioning unit, security system, loading dock, kitchenette and washrooms. Your business will thrive in this unique synergy of artistic, creative, and innovative industries.

Mill-226 – 2,000 sq.ft. – LEASED

This 2,000 sq.ft. north-facing unit on the 2nd floor of the Mill building is extremely bright with 3 large windows and even, reflected light for the reminder of the day. Perfect for design or post-production space.
15’ ceilings, exposed wood posts and beams, refinished maple hardwood floors and brick exterior walls add up to a spectacular space. With completed perimeter walls, it can be built out to your design and needs in 60 days.
It is fully pre-wired for any IT and security needs.
$1.05 per square foot per month (Gross) plus HST

1.00
psf / month
2000
sq.ft

New York Loft Style

Tons of Natural Light

Are you ready to move into the most creative workspace you’ve ever been in?

In the heart of lower Hamilton, the Cotton Factory has been transformed into a creative industries complex, with space for artists, creative businesses, workshops, small manufacturing. Among the many tenants that currently call the Cotton Factory home for their artistic or creative practice are photographers, designers, curators, painters, potters, textile artists and wood workers.