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Guest Column: GTA Land Sales for Redevelopment Take a Turn

Toronto, real estate, sales, Lennard Commercial Realty
May 24, 2018 11:00 am | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty, is our guest columnist again. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight into the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 1 Yorkville

Throwback Thursday, 1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
May 24, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood remains one of the city's most sought-after places to live, fuelling an onslaught of condominium tower development over the last several years. The ... read more

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

May 24, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto tenants win big compensation from developer of new Yonge-Eglinton buildings; Toronto converts two community college dorms into refugee centres temporarily for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Plaza Residences

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Harbour Plaza Residences, Menkes, architectsAlliance
May 24, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Menkes Developments' Harbour Plaza Residences in Toronto's South Core area. Submitted by Forum contributor Dustin William, this shot shows a ... read more

Revised Innovation Centre Plans Presented to Waterfront DRP

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Menkes, Sweeny &Co Architects, Toronto
May 23, 2018 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The winner of a 2014 design competition held by Waterfront Toronto, planning continues to evolve for Menkes Developments' Waterfront Innovation Centre, a new mid-rise office ... read more

The Well: Work Expanding at Toronto’s Largest Construction Site

The Well, Toronto, Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
May 23, 2018 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on The Well just over a month ago, when the first crane was installed where the first phase office tower will be built at Front and Spadina. Since then, work has ... read more

CIBC Square Development Progressing Beside Union Station

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
May 23, 2018 2:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues at the site of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines' CIBC Square, a two-tower office complex set to knit together Toronto's Financial District with its emerging ... read more

Plaza's Theatre District Residence Plans Tweaked

Theatre District Residence, condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
May 23, 2018 12:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since absorbing an adjacent development proposal and being reintroduced as a two-tower plan earlier this year, a revised plan for Plaza's Theatre District Residence has been ... read more

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

May 23, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes to extend Eglinton LRT to Malvern; Toronto Council picks Jonathan Tsao to fill vacant Ward 33; Almost half of Toronto tenants paying ‘unaffordable’ ... read more

Photo of the Day: Towers at Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Dundas Square Gardens, Pace, Grid, Massey
May 23, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us just east of Toronto's Sherbourne and Gerrard intersection for a view of the new and improved Jarvis and Dundas skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor ... read more

Design Review Panel: Redesigned 2 Carlton Asks Big, Gives Little

2 Carlton, Northam Realty, IBI Group, Toronto
May 22, 2018 5:16 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Making its first appearance at Toronto's Design Review Panel last week, the audacious proposal at 2 Carlton Street by Northam Realty and architects IBI Group received some harsh feedback from ... read more

Initial Phase of Work at Jack Layton Ferry Terminal Open

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, Toronto, Waterfront Toronto, KPMB, West 8, Greenberg
May 22, 2018 4:54 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The City of Toronto’s collaborative project with Waterfront Toronto at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park site has started to materialize at the base of Bay Street. ... read more

400 Front West Plans Tweaked in Advance of LPAT Hearing

400 Front Street West, State Building Group, Stanford Homes, Kirkor, Toronto
May 22, 2018 2:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two months after a February resubmission revealed details about a new plan for State Building Group and Stanford Homes' 400 Front Street West, an updated rezoning application has been submitted ... read more

Survey Charts UrbanToronto Readers' Satisfaction

UrbanToronto, survey, Solutions Research Group
May 22, 2018 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few months ago, UrbanToronto readers were asked to participate in our biennial survey conducted by Solutions Research Group, seeking feedback on how we can continue to make UrbanToronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot, other public spaces have awoken Torontonians’ hunger for Toronto; Mayor upset about ‘continuing disaster’ at Beach restaurant site; Mayor upset about ... read more

Photo of the Day: Illuminated Cells

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Wellesley on the Park, Lanterra, KPMB, IBI Group
May 22, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Lanterra Developments' Wellesley on the Park, a 60-storey condominium tower under construction just west of Toronto's Yonge and Wellesley ... read more

Places for Creating Entertainment: a Focus of Doors Open 2018

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 18, 2018 4:42 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Doors Open, presented by Great Gulf, is about to hit Toronto for its 19th annual event—next weekend—on May 26th and May 27th. read more

Hullmark Proposes 6-Storey Rental at 1151 Queen East

1151 Queen East, Hullmark, superkül, Toronto
May 18, 2018 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A 7-11 convenience store in Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood is the subject of a late April application for rezoning and Site Plan Approval, seeking approval for a new 6-storey rental building ... read more

Regent Park Phase Three Projects Popping Up All Over

May 18, 2018 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood is now 13 years and three phases into a five-phase revitalization, reshaping what was once Canada's largest social housing project into a mixed-income community ... read more

Exterior Finishes Appearing on Greenland's King Blue Condos

King Blue Condos, Greenland Canada, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
May 18, 2018 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the construction of Greenland Group's King Blue in Toronto's Entertainment District, where 44 and 48-storey IBI Group-designed condominium ... read more