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Deputy Mayor Bailão Calls for Action to Clear LPAT Backlog

LPAT, Toronto, Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, OMB
February 12, 2019 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Years of unprecedented activity in Toronto's development industry have overwhelmed the underfunded Planning Department, and pushed more proposals into the Province's local planning and appeals ... read more

Sugar Wharf Ranked Top Selling Condo in Canada in 2018

Sugar Wharf Condos, Menkes Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
February 12, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
According to statistics released by the Altus Group, 2018 proved to be a year marked by caution from homebuyers and investors, as the Greater Toronto Area housing market started to shift from the ... read more

Demolition Marks Start of Work on Bay Adelaide North Tower

Bay Adelaide Centre, north tower, Oxford, KPMB, Adamson, Toronto
February 12, 2019 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Increasing demand by young professionals over the last decade to work in Downtown Toronto has brought about record low vacancy rates for office space in the core, and fuelled the recent wave of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Price hike looms for subsidized TTC passes; Toronto seeks non-profit to run 19th-century era North York building; Ford accuses student unions of 'crazy Marxist nonsense' in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Demolition

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 33 Yorkville, demolition
February 12, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood, where demolition is underway for a multi-level parking structure to make way for a new condominium development. Captured by ... read more

Solmar Breaks Ground for Edge Towers in Mississauga

Edge Towers, Solmar Development Corporation, Roy Varacalli, Cusimano Architect
February 11, 2019 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga's ongoing vertical growth spurt took another leap forward a few days ago, with Solmar Development Corporation breaking ground for the first phase of their Roy ... read more

Get the Scoop on the Latest Project Proposals with UrbanToronto's New Development Insider

New Development Insider, Urban Toronto
February 11, 2019 3:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
UrbanToronto's New Development Insider is the easiest and most effective way of staying on top of breaking news in the development industry. Sent to subscribers' inbox every weekday ... read more

New Developer Changes Plans for 908 St Clair West Proposal

908 St. Clair West, Toronto, Canderel, TACT Architecture
February 11, 2019 12:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A development proposal dating back to May 2017 has been resubmitted to the City of Toronto, presenting sweeping changes to the original plan for 908 St. Clair West, a redevelopment of an LCBO ... read more

Tridel's Form Condos Tops Out as Cladding Progresses

Form Condos, Toronto, Tridel, architectsAlliance
February 11, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been a year and a half since the mid-2017 construction start on Form Condos, a 14-storey architectsAlliance-designed condominium development from Tridel on McCaul between ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells Board of Trade Toronto should be planning its own transit; The pros and cons of building high rises with wood; Toronto sculptor E.B. Cox’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Massey in the Mix

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
February 11, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Downtown Toronto skyline, centred on MOD's Massey Tower. The condominium tower is now topped out at 60 storeys, and a derrick has been installed to ... read more

Block Developments’ 57 Brock Hits the Market

57 Brock Avenue, Block Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
February 8, 2019 5:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Originally proposed in 2016 and since greenlit by the OMB, 57 Brock Avenue from Block Developments in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood is now being marketed. The 7-storey ... read more

Recladding Bringing New Look to Richmond Adelaide Centre

120 130 Adelaide West, Toronto, Oxford, WZMH Architects
February 8, 2019 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several of Toronto's aging 20th-century office towers have been getting facelifts of late: the original exteriors are wearing out, and advances in building envelope systems are offering improved ... read more

Mid-Rise Proposal for Oakwood Avenue Gets a Redesign

Oakwood Residences, Katalyst Real Estate Corp, Melillo Architects, Toronto
February 8, 2019 12:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans have evolved for a proposed mid-rise residential development at 601 Oakwood Avenue at the west edge of Midtown Toronto, just south of Eglinton Avenue and the future Oakwood station on the ... read more

8-Storey Condominium Proposed on St. Clair Near Caledonia

1474 St Clair West, RAW, Toronto, Berkeley, Birchtree
February 8, 2019 10:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The stretch of St. Clair Avenue West running through Toronto’s Corso Italia, Silverthorn-Carleton Village, and Stockyards areas is gearing up for a wave of mid-rise intensification. One of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 8, 2019

February 8, 2019 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Canada’s housing market remains ‘vulnerable’ even as overvaluation eases in Toronto; Former ‘worst landlord’ ends up in city’s good books with program to revamp underused ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Bentway

Photo of the Day, Toronto, The Bentway
February 8, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to The Bentway, a new public space following a linear path through Downtown Toronto, below the Gardiner Expressway. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this ... read more

Board of Trade Revisits, Revises Superlinx Plan

Map of the area that Superlinx would serve
February 7, 2019 4:55 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
This week, the Toronto Region Board of Trade (BofT) updated its Superlinx proposal for a massive cross-regional transit service, responding to critics who worried that the structure of the ... read more

Toronto of the Future Exhibition Returning this Summer

Toronto of the Future 2019
February 7, 2019 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Years of high-rise growth have reshaped Toronto's skyline, and changing trends will be bringing even taller and thinner landmarks to the city in the coming years. Towers like The One and ... read more

7-Storey Hybrid Timber Office Building Coming to Wade Avenue

77 WADE, Next Property Group, Fiera, Bogdan Newman Caranci, Toronto
February 7, 2019 12:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thanks to changes to the Ontario Building Code and a growing awareness of sustainable building, timber construction is beginning to make a comeback in Toronto. The first two modern timber ... read more