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Selling Prices are Increasing as Sales and New Listings Decline

TREB, market report, resale housing, commercial market
October 23, 2017 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released new quarterly figures, bolstering their narrative that the greatest issue currently facing the housing market is a pressing lack of supply. ... read more

Block B Condos at ELAD's Emerald City Progressing in North York

Emerald City, Block B, Fifth on the Park, Park Club, ELAD, WZMH, Toronto
October 23, 2017 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been 8 months since we last checked in on the construction progress for Block B of ELAD Canada's Emerald City condominium community at Don Mills and Sheppard in North York. In the time ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 7:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The dawning of the new Don River Valley Park; From cookies to condos? Plans still up in the air for 27-acre Christie’s site near Humber River; Ontario officially ... read more

Photo of the Day: Leaside Bridge Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Leaside Bridge
October 22, 2017 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunrise view of the Toronto skyline. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Russell Sutherland, this view was captured from the Leaside Bridge spanning over the Don ... read more

Updated Wynford Green Master Plan Presented at Design Review

Lifetime, Diamond Corp, Context, Wynford Green, Toronto
October 20, 2017 3:42 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
By today's standards, the intersection of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue isn't much to speak about, other than providing a frustrating stoplight that thousands of drivers get caught at on ... read more

Waterview Phase 1 Nears Completion as New Phases Begin

Waterview Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
October 20, 2017 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Across Lake Ontario from Toronto's high-density skyline, the decidedly low-density municipality of Grimsby is having a growth spurt of its own. Rising above the low and medium density subdivisions ... read more

Massey Hall Announces Next Phase of Revitalization

Massey Hall Restoration and Expansion, Toronto, KPMB Architects
October 20, 2017 1:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday, the non-profit charitable corporation which operates Roy Thomson Hall and Massey Hall in Downtown Toronto, announced more details associated with the next phase of revitalization at ... read more

First Look at Amenity Spaces for Graywood's Peter and Adelaide

Peter and Adelaide, Graywood Developments, Toronto, BBB Architects, U31, MBTW
October 20, 2017 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In August, as marketing began, we got a first look at new renderings and the start of marketing for Peter and Adelaide by Graywood Developments, a 47-storey BBB ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 7:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Metrolinx CEO Phil Verster on Bombardier delays and what to do about Union; Parkdale tenants protest eviction; landlord says repairs, renovation needed; The Case for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Eaton Centre Bridge

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eaton Centre bridge, WilkinsonEyre, Zeidler
October 19, 2017 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day offers a sneak peek into a new piece of pedestrian infrastructure in Downtown Toronto. The new WilkinsonEyre Architects and Zeidler ... read more

Amazon Bid: Mapping Toronto Locations for Tech Giant's "HQ2"

Amazon HQ2 bid, Toronto
October 19, 2017 3:44 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following quickly on the heels of the big news that Google-affiliated Sidewalk Labs will be designing Toronto's Quayside neighbourhood in partnership with Waterfront Toronto, ... read more

Plans Revised for High Park Daycare and Micro-Retail Project

12 High Park, micro retail, daycare, Orest Kelebay, TACT, Toronto
October 19, 2017 1:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans for a micro-retail and daycare centre development at 12 High Park Avenue continue to evolve. The project from property owner Orest Kelebay is set to add life to the bus ... read more

Interior Work Progresses as ArtHaus Nears Completion in Ottawa

ArtHaus, Ottawa, DevMcGill, Régis Côté, KPMB, Barry Padolsky
October 19, 2017 1:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of DevMcGill's Arthaus Residences at Arts Court has come a long way in our nation's capital, now topped out at 23 storeys and partially clad. The Downtown Ottawa ... read more

Throwback Thursday: George Brown Waterfront Campus

Throwback Thursday, George Brown College Waterfront Campus, Toronto
October 19, 2017 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's East Bayfront district is currently a hive of residential construction activity, transforming the formerly industrial district into a neighbourhood. The foundations for the current ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 7:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor bike lanes one step closer to becoming permanent; Why do so many cars get stuck in TTC Queens Quay tunnel?; New report offers ideas for shaking up civic electoral ... read more

Photo of the Day: Wellesley Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Wellesley Street, construction, sunset
October 18, 2017 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day captures a west facing view over Toronto's Wellesley Street. Submitted by Forum contributor Rascacielo, this sunset view shows a few projects taking shape on and around ... read more

The Technology Behind Sidewalk Toronto's Concept Images

Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto, Quayside, Hines, Google
October 18, 2017 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the weeks leading up to yesterday's big announcement that the city-building arm of Google parent company Alphabet—known as Sidewalk Labs—would be partnering with ... read more

Cladding Progressing as Great Gulf's Monde Nears Final Height

Monde, Great Gulf, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Toronto
October 18, 2017 3:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just over three months since our last update on Great Gulf's Monde Condominiums, a 44-storey condominium tower on Toronto's Queens Quay East, just east of Lower Sherbourne ... read more

Cresford's YSL Appears Before Toronto's Design Review Panel

October 18, 2017 1:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's heady times for Toronto's future skyline. In the last week, sales have launched for Mizrahi Developments' The One, it was announced that Great Gulf would be the driving force behind ... read more

Below Grade Forming in Full Swing for The Met in Vaughan

The Met, Plaza, Berkeley, Quadrangle, Jane, Highway 7, Vaughan
October 18, 2017 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While the new Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway station is set to enter service as the new Line 1 northwest terminus on December 17th, Vaughan's nascent downtown is still a fair chunk of ... read more