UrbanToronto is Expanding: Social Media Coordinator Position Available

October 26, 2015 9:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto and our brand new sister site are seeking a Social Media Coordinator to join our team. If you are a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want to talk ... read more

Sponsored Post: How to be a Great Condo Landlord

Del Rentals, Toronto
October 26, 2015 8:30 am | by Editor | Comments
So the day has come: You are a landlord, with a great set of tenants in your investment condo, cheques in your pocket, and the paperwork complete. Now, you have to be good at it. No one gets ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 26, 2015

October 26, 2015 7:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s geography of inequity; Toronto Buskerfest in jeopardy without Scotiabank support; TTC union head Bob Kinnear won’t step aside after all; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: U Condominiums

Photo of the Day, U Condominiums, architectsAlliance, Toronto
October 25, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently completed U Condominiums development by Pemberton Group has added two new architectsAlliance-designed residential towers to Toronto's skyline. In ... read more

UrbanToronto Launches SkyriseCities

SkyriseCities, skyline
October 23, 2015 1:25 pm | by Brianne Benness | Comments
We have some big news! UrbanToronto has launched a sister site at On SkyriseCities, you can connect to the world’s highrise development community. read more

ZIGG Condos' 'Fall Festival' Celebrates Construction Launch

ZIGG Condos, Toronto, by Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes, Kirkor Architects
October 23, 2015 12:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the ceremonial shovels get set to hit the ground, ZIGG Condos is celebrating its construction launch with a Halloween 'Fall Festival.' Complete with a jazz band, food trucks, hot chocolate, and ... read more

Phase 2 of Triumph's Howard Park Residences Soon to Begin

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
October 23, 2015 12:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Exterior construction has reached virtual completion at the site of Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences, a new residential development located on Howard Park Avenue, between ... read more

Waterfront Toronto to Hold Final Port Lands Consultations

Waterfront Toronto, Port Lands Redevelopment, Toronto
October 23, 2015 11:35 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Beginning on November 14, Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto will host their final public consultation meetings in regards to plans now under way for the Port Lands. A public open ... read more

Eclectic Interiors on Offer at Striking Garrison Point

Garrison Point, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook, Diamondcorp
October 23, 2015 10:30 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Garrison Point—a five-tower development that looks to transform the face of the Ordnance Triangle—has been garnering attention for its ambitious scale and eye-catching design, with the ... read more

Sponsored Post: Developers & Construction Firms Contribute to Mayor's Evening for the Arts

Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square
October 23, 2015 9:40 am | by Editor | Comments
With sponsors Mantella Corporation, Mattamy Homes Limited, Viana Roofing & Sheet Metal Limited and Metropia Inc. leading a lineup of 37 companies from the Development and Construction sector, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 23, 2015

October 23, 2015 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike lanes and paths easier to build under new rules; TTC breaks riders satisfaction record with Pan Am plan; Return of the long-form census excites the experts; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Building Giants

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Financial District, Kensington Market
October 22, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's constantly changing skyline gives provides plenty of subject matter for photographers. As new additions continue to rise into the cityscape, familiar angles are transformed by the ... read more

Tridel's Scala Condominiums To Climb Above Don River in North York

Scala, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Leslie and Sheppard, Toronto
October 22, 2015 6:21 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Latin for "ladder" or "staircase," Scala by Tridel captures just that, a complex of residential buildings that will climb skyward above the greenery of the Don River Valley in North York. Arranged ... read more

City of Toronto Seeking Public Input on City of Toronto Act

City of Toronto Act, COTA, Toronto, politics
October 22, 2015 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being enacted in January of 2007, the City of Toronto Act (COTA) has enabled our City with governmental powers representative of our growing population. City Council recently adopted a ... read more

609 Avenue Rd: New Presence in an Established Neighbourhood

609 Avenue Road, Toronto, Forest Hill Homes, Madison Homes
October 22, 2015 2:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With many of Toronto's rising neighbourhoods dominated by the glass and steel of contemporary towers, the architectural character of older high-rise communities seems to become more pronounced, as ... read more

Construction of The Upper House Condos Kicks Off in Leaside

The Upper House, Knightstone, Kearns Mancini, Toronto
October 22, 2015 12:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new residential development is now under way in Toronto's Leaside neighbourhood. This past Sunday, developer Knightstone Capital Management were joined by representatives ... read more

Tridel's Ambitious Islington Terrace Taking Shape with BLOORVISTA

BLOORVISTA, Islington Terrace, Toronto, by Tridel, Kirkor Architects Planners
October 22, 2015 10:20 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Tridel's Islington Terrace, a three-tower master planned community coming to Etobicoke, is set to inject a large dose of new density to the burgeoning intersection of Islington and Bloor. As the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King East and Parliament

Throwback Thursday, King, Parliament, The King East, Toronto
October 22, 2015 9:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Along with the neighbouring Distillery District and the West Don Lands, Toronto's Corktown area has been subject to extensive redevelopment over the past few years. Back on January 9, 2010, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 22, 2015

October 22, 2015 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier Inc could be barred from bidding on future Toronto Transit Commission contracts as soon as next week; What’s Next for Ontario’s Greenbelt?; A Smarter ... read more

Photo of the Day: Adelaide Street in the Financial District

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Adelaide Street West, Financial District
October 21, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The colourful shot featured in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Dan Sedran, takes us to Adelaide Street West just east of University Avenue in ... read more