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GTA Home Resales and Average Prices Remain Steady in October

TREB, market report, Toronto, real estate
November 5, 2018 2:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their monthly resale housing figures for the Greater Toronto Area housing market in October 2018, with TREB President Garry Bhaura ... read more

Exterior Finishings Setting Sixty Colborne Apart

Sixty Colborne, Freed, Carttera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 5, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over four years since construction began on Sixty Colborne Condos from Freed Developments and Carttera Private Equities, the application of exterior finishings is ... read more

88 North Rising on Shuter Between Church and Jarvis

88 North, St Thomas Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
November 5, 2018 10:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment of the largest surface parking lot in Downtown Toronto is moving along. The lot bounded by Queen, Mutual, Shuter, and Dalhousie streets will eventually be home to four ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 5, 2018

November 5, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Could Toronto be more colourful?; Tips for unelected Toronto municipal election candidates; Toronto stands by data showing almost 40 per cent of people in shelters are ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from the Square

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Massey Tower, MOD
November 4, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Nathan Phillips Square for a southeast-facing view. Captured by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy, this shot shows the Financial District skyline expanding to the ... read more

Board of Trade Poll Supports Cross-Regional Agency for Transit

Map of the proposed service area for the Superlinx regional transit agency.
November 2, 2018 2:46 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Seventy-four per cent of Torontonians who responded to a survey support the idea of a developing a super regional transit agency to oversee planning, building and operating both regional and local ... read more

Artscape Daniels Launchpad Opens at 130 QQE

Daniels Waterfront, 130 QQE, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Toronto
November 2, 2018 1:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly three and a half years since the Guvernment/Koolhaus complex was torn down to make way for a mixed-use community at Toronto's Lower Jarvis and Queens Quay intersection, the first ... read more

New Food Co-op to Serve Revitalizing Etobicoke Community

Backyard Neighbourhood Condos, Vandyk Group
November 2, 2018 11:00 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
A rare kind of grocery store is coming to the Stonegate community in Etobicoke. Vandyk Group of Companies, a Mississauga-based developer who has built projects across the GTA and in Florida, has ... read more

Construction Coming Soon for 160 Front West Office Tower

160 Front West, AS + GG Architecture, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto
November 2, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There will be a new tall office tower starting construction at the west edge of Toronto's Financial District in early 2019. Cadillac Fairview’s 160 Front Street West is primed to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City councillor Mark Grimes says Etobicoke-Lakeshore must manage growth wisely; Public supports province taking over Southern Ontario transit systems, survey says; John Tory ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from Casa Loma

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 1, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Casa Loma for a view of the Toronto skyline. Submitted by Marcus Mitanis, this view faces southeast from the 1914-built Gothic Revival landmark towards the ... read more

Mixed-Use Canderel Proposal at Lake Shore and Bathurst Evolves

545 Lake Shore Blvd W, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza, Sweeny & Co.
November 1, 2018 4:28 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
New details have emerged for a mixed use proposal at 545 Lake Shore Boulevard West on Toronto’s Central Waterfront. Canderel, best known for their Aura and YC Condos developments in the College ... read more

Great Gulf, Phantom Celebrate 8 Cumberland Ground Breaking

Eight Cumberland, Great Gulf, Phantom, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 1, 2018 1:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Four months after demolition began to clear a spot in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area for Eight Cumberland by Great Gulf and Phantom Developments, an official ground ... read more

Historic Book Launch Tonight at Fort York National Historic Site

Fort York: Stories from the Birthplace of Toronto, Edited by Adrian Gamble, Book
November 1, 2018 11:00 am | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
UrbanToronto and SkyriseCities are happy to announce the launch of Fort York: Stories from the Birthplace of Toronto, an independent project edited by our very own SRC Managing Editor and resident ... read more

Sponsored: 480-490 Adelaide West Redevelopment Site For Sale

480-490 Adelaide Street West, CBRE, Toronto
November 1, 2018 10:50 am | by UrbanToronto Sponsor | Comments
CBRE Limited (“CBRE” or the “Advisor”) is pleased to offer for sale an entirely freehold interest in 480 and 490 Adelaide Street West, Toronto (the “Property” or the “Site”), an exceptionally ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Yorkville Condominiums

Throwback Thursday, The Yorkville Condominiums, Wallman, Lifetime, Toronto
November 1, 2018 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back over five years for a view of change on Davenport Road just west of Yonge in Downtown Toronto. Back in September 2013, construction was four storeys ... read more

Topping Off October 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off October 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
November 1, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions of October 2018.  Our Top Ten ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 1, 2018

November 1, 2018 7:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC starts shipping new streetcars to Quebec for repairs; Work starting on Scarborough's new Milliken and Agincourt GO stations; Board of Trade says provincial ... read more

Photo of the Day: Topped Out

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Massey Tower, MOD
October 31, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of MOD Developments' Massey Tower standing at its final 60-storey height on the Toronto skyline. Submitted to the project's Forum ... read more

Marlin Spring Brings Smarts to the Stockyards District Residences

Looking northwest to the Stockyards District Residences, Toronto
October 31, 2018 5:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently talked with Zev Mandelbaum, Chief Operating Officer at Marlin Spring Developments about the company's methods and ethos, and their approach to creating the Stockyards ... read more