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Limelight Condos By Daniels Corporation Slowly Rising Towards The Street

Limelight Condominiums, Toronto Condos, Mississauga, Daniels Corporation
February 9, 2011 12:54 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction work continues on Limelight Condominiums in downtown Mississauga. Here we see work on the parking levels for the the two tower complex featuring 32 and 22 storey condos above a retail ... read more

Fernbrook & Cityzen's Absolute World Condos Tower 5 About to Top Off

Absolute World, Toronto Condos, Mississauga, Fernbrook Homes, Cityzen
February 9, 2011 12:49 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tower E, the fifth and last tower at Absolute World Condos, Fernbrook Homes and Cityzen's standout Mississauga City Centre project, is about to top off. 56-storey Tower D, nicknamed Marilyn, ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For February 9, 2011

February 9, 2011 12:34 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Bring your own snow shovel to the Sherbourne Commons (National Post) Kelly McParland: Councillors’ salaries should grow with experience (National Post) Privatization: How ... read more

Photo Of The Day: MuseumHouse Condos By Yorkville Group Nearing Completion At 206 Bloor West

MuseumHouse condos Toronto by the Yorkville Group with Page + Steele architects
February 8, 2011 4:07 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day spotlights the new MuseumHouse luxury condos. Rising at 206 Bloor West, this 19 storey condo is being developed by the Yorkville Group.  Image by jasonzed read more

Excavation Turns To Construction At Monarch Group's Couture Condos

Couture Condos, Toronto, Monarch Group, Graziani & Corazza Architects
February 8, 2011 1:45 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Excavation turns to construction at the new Couture Condo. Located on the west side of Ted Rogers Way, this condo will soar 42 storeys. Developed by Monarch Group in partnership with the ... read more

Terracap and Core Surprise with a Condo to Replace a Brand New LCBO at King and Spadina

401-415 King West Condos, Toronto, Terracap Management, Core Architects
February 8, 2011 1:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It is none too often that we bring you elevation line drawings as the centrepieces of a Feature Project story; usually we like to spring full-colour sexed-up render-porn on you. The elevations ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 8, 2011

February 8, 2011 1:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
City signs off on extra $47M for Pan Am Games (National Post) Chris Selley: Contracting out garbage first step in pushing against organized labour (National Post) Plan to contract out ... read more

Westbank's Shangri-La Hotel and Condos Catches Our Attention With Every New Detail

Shangri-la in Toronto by Westbank and the Peterson Group with Hariri Pontarini
February 7, 2011 3:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of Toronto's highest profile construction projects is the Shangri-La Hotel and Residences at Adelaide and University by Westbank Corp. The building gets attention for many reasons, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Crane Up As Construction Begins On Lanterra Developments And Cadillac Fairview's Ïce Condos

Ice Condos in Toronto by Lanterra and Cadillac Fairview with architectsAlliance
February 7, 2011 3:48 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day by Urban Toronto forum member Mike in TO highlights the progress at Ïce Condos. The three tower project features 67 and 57 storey condos plus a 31 storey office tower that ... read more

A Quick Look At Freed Developments' 500 Wellington Street West

500 wellington street in Toronto by Freed with Core Architects
February 7, 2011 3:42 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Freed Developments have transformed the area south and east of King and Bathurst tremendously over the last decade. 500 Wellington West condos is a continuation of this process. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 7, 2011

February 7, 2011 12:01 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Posted Toronto Political Panel: Is privatization sneaking in? (National Post) Empress Hotel fire caused by arson: Police (National Post) Heritage site graffiti will be reviewed for ... read more

Urbanation Reveals the GTA's Top Condominium Developers of 2010

River City in Toronto by Urban Capital Property Group
February 4, 2011 3:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urbanation, tracker of all condominium apartment projects from their initial municipal application, through the sales and marketing phase, to their results in the resale market, has released the ... read more

W Finally Coming to Toronto at Skyline's Canada Tower Hotel & Residences?

Canada Tower in Toronto by Skyline International with Page + Steele / IBI Group
February 4, 2011 3:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It looks like Toronto may finally be getting its first W Hotel, a chic chain whose presence in Toronto many have been waiting for. A promotional video for Skyline Investments' Canada Tower ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Living Shangri-La Toronto By Westbank Corp. Beginning To Make An Impression

Shangri-La in Toronto by Westbank and the Peterson Group with Hariri Pontarini
February 4, 2011 2:45 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day and Quick Pic are being pitted against each other. Its the battle of two of the world's leading hotel chains. In this corner we have the Shangri-La Hotel and ... read more

Stunning Looking Glass On Menkes And Lifetime Developments Four Seasons Hotel and Residences

Four Seasons Hotel and Residences in Toronto by Menkes with architectsAlliance
February 4, 2011 2:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day and Quick Pic are being pitted against each other. Its the battle of two of the world's leading hotel chains. In this corner we have the Four Seasons Hotel and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 4, 2011

February 4, 2011 5:34 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Checking in with Joe Pantalone and Sarah Thomson (National Post) Chris Selley: It is ‘fair’ to judge malfunctioning TTC employees (National Post) What’s up with ... read more

Photo Of The Day: A Snowy Day At Yonge And Eglinton

Yonge and Eglinton snow storm in Toronto. Minto30Roe Condos.
February 3, 2011 4:41 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Yesterday's snowstorm, while not as big as expected, still left us with our largest snowfall so far this winter. And there is still time for more. Here's what Yonge and Eglinton looked like as ... read more

1245 Dundas St West Condo: New Angle On Avenues Regeneration

Abacus Lofts in Toronto by 1245 Dundas West with RAW design
February 3, 2011 1:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
 Toronto's Avenue Plan has a bright future, if a couple of recent proposals prove a success. A week ago we were looking over plans for The Hive Lofts on the Queensway; now we have 1245 Dundas ... read more

Southcore Financial Centre's PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower Coming Close To Completion

southcore financial centre in Toronto by bcIMC with KPMB architects
February 3, 2011 1:18 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Southcore Financial Centre is a three building project located on the north side of Bremner Blvd between York and Simcoe Street. The first phase is the 26 ... read more

Windsor-Essex Highway Interactive Map

February 3, 2011 12:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Very cool interactive map for the Windsor-Essex Parkway. It will be the first major highway project in Ontario since the 407 and 416 were completed in the late 1990's. They also extended Highway ... read more