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MOD Developments' Massey Tower Tops Off Above Yonge St

Massey Tower tops out, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects, MOD Developments
July 24, 2018 5:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The 60-storey Massey Tower is topping off above Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto, across from the Eaton Centre. To mark the occasion, a special lunch and celebration was held to thank all those ... read more

Early Stages of Construction Progressing at St. Lawrence Condos

St. Lawrence Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Toronto, architectsAllliance
July 24, 2018 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on construction activity for Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' long-awaited St. Lawrence Condos, a pair of ... read more

Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex Topping Out

Daphne Cockwell Complex, Ryerson University, Perkins+Will, Toronto
July 24, 2018 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Ryerson University's Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex has reached a milestone on Church Street in Downtown Toronto, as the 27-storey, Perkins + ... read more

New Office Tower Proposed for First Gulf's King East Centre

200 Front Street East, Toronto, First Gulf, WZMH, King East Centre
July 24, 2018 12:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hot on the heels of last year’s opening of the 17-storey Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf is proposing another office tower for their King East Centre complex at the east edge of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto city council to consider investing in ‘gunshot detection technology'; City to oppose Queensway condo proposal due to height and site issues; Mount Dennis planning ... read more

Photo of the Day: Transforming South Core Skyline

City of Toronto, Photo of the Day
July 24, 2018 12:00 am | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Toronto's South Core area, where rapid high-rise growth continues to transform and densify the local skyline. In this view, submitted by Forum contributor ... read more

Toronto and Enbridge Partner for Green Energy Project

Enbridge, Toronto, Dufferin Solid Waste Management Facility
July 23, 2018 5:35 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The City of Toronto has announced its latest green initiative, in which plans outline a strategy enabling the conversion of waste into renewable energy. At the Dufferin Solid Waste Management ... read more

Sugar Beach North Materializing at Daniels Waterfront Site

Daniels Waterfront, Lighthouse Tower East and West, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
July 23, 2018 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts development is well underway at the Lower Jarvis and Queens Quay intersection on Toronto's waterfront. With the construction of ... read more

Settlement Could Lead to Scaled Back YSL Residences Proposal

YSL Residences, Cresford Developments, Kohn Pederson Fox, Toronto
July 23, 2018 1:54 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cresford Developments made waves back in early 2017 with their proposal for a 98-storey tower at Toronto's Yonge and Gerrard intersection, known as YSL Residences. Proposed at a height ... read more

Crane Installed, Forming Begins for DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels DuEast, The Daniels Corp, Toronto, Regent Park, Core Architects
July 23, 2018 10:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With several Phase 3 projects currently underway as part of The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing Corporation's revitalization of the Regent Park neighbourhood, we ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 23, 2018

July 23, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
28 per cent of Toronto households don’t have a car — including many suburban homes; Toronto seniors and students living together to save on rent, find ... read more

Photo of the Day: Midtown Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Midtown, Yonge, Eglinton
July 23, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area. Captured from the south and submitted by Forum contributor 111, this view shows the topped out E ... read more

Low-Rise Infill Proposed Next to Rental Tower on Isabella Street

33 Isabella Street, Toronto, IBI Group, Cromwell Property Management
July 20, 2018 4:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification of Tower-in-the-Park style apartment sites is a growing trend in the Toronto development scene, with property owners scrambling to maximize the value of land by infilling ... read more

Province Alters Building Code to Speed Lower Don Development

Lower Don Lands redevelopment, Toronto
July 20, 2018 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario's incipient provincial government is altering the approval process to allow development of the Lower Don Lands area more quickly. A news release issued earlier today by Steve Clark, ... read more

Few Units Remain in First Phase of Theatre District Residence

Theatre District Residence, condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
July 20, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing of Plaza's Theatre District Residence has been underway since early this year, following the consolidation of two adjacent single-tower proposals at Widmer and Adelaide in ... read more

The Wyatt Climbing Higher into Regent Park Skyline

Regent Park, The Wyatt, Toronto, Daniels Corporation, KPMB, IBI
July 20, 2018 11:30 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The Regent Park neighbourhood, on the east-side of Toronto’s downtown core, was once Canada’s largest social housing project. However, 13 years and three phases into a five-phase revitalization, ... read more

Excavation Underway at Site of Plaza's Mississauga Square

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
July 20, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since crews from TMG Builders began to mobilize at the site of Plaza's Mississauga Square at the end of May, the early stages of construction are speeding along for the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Former parking enforcement officer who became Twitter famous to run for council on a platform of road safety; Meet Toronto’s tireless sidewalk defenders who help keep our city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ten York's Skyline Presence

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Ten York
July 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Toronto Islands for a view of the city skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Dustin William, this view shows the skyline presence of the new ... read more

Rezoning Sought for Bathurst and Steeles Infill Development

25 Fisherville, Toronto, IBI, Starlight, WND
July 19, 2018 4:28 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Earlier this month, Starlight Investments submitted an application to the City of Toronto seeking a Zoning By-law Amendment to permit redevelopment on the site at 25 Fisherville Road. The proposal ... read more