Photo of the Day: Streetcars and Dragons

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Chinatown, TTC, Streetcars, Flexity Outlook
November 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Flexity Outlook streetcars have been the subject of much media discussion over the past several months, as only a dozen of the 70 vehicles promised for 2015 have been delivered to ... read more

Ground Breaking Marks Start of Extensive Guild Inn Restoration

Guild Inn Restoration, Dynamic Hospitality and Entertainment Group Inc.,
November 27, 2015 5:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following decades of neglect and decay, Scarborough's historic Guild Inn is once again on its way to becoming one of Toronto's premier cultural and event destinations. Although the historic estate ... read more

BILD Taking City to OMB Over Scarborough Subway

Scarborough RT, TTC, City of Toronto, image by Bryan Bonnici
November 27, 2015 4:34 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The controversial Scarborough subway transit file is about to get a lot messier. The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) is taking the City of Toronto to the Ontario ... read more

Toronto's Canary District Lining Up Retailers in Advance of Influx

Canary District, West Don Lands, Toronto
November 27, 2015 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the first permanent residents begin move-ins in late-March/early-April 2016, the former Athletes Village in Toronto's West Don Lands will begin its new life as the 35-acre Canary District ... read more

Sponsored Post: Everything You Needed to Know About Condo Boards

Del Rentals, Toronto
November 27, 2015 3:12 pm | by Editor | Comments
There's no shortage of information about Toronto condo boards and how they fit into a new condo owner's life. But considering how many condos in the city are owned by one person and rented by ... read more

Touring the Diverse Interior Layouts of Picasso Condos

Tenth floor amenity area, Picasso Condos, Monarch, Mattamy, Goldman, Teeple
November 27, 2015 11:45 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Perhaps the Entertainment District's quirkiest new building, the glass and multicoloured aluminum cladding affixed to the Mattamy/Monarch Group and Goldman Group's Picasso ... read more

A Closer Look at State and Madison's 609 Avenue Road

609 Avenue Road, Toronto, by Madison Homes, State Building Group, Richmond
November 27, 2015 10:27 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last month, we introduced State Building Group and Madison Homes' 609 Avenue Road, a 19-storey condominium tower that will bring new density to the Avenue Road and St. Clair West area, repairing a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 27, 2015

November 27, 2015 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto passes Vancouver as focus of Chinese investors; Developers challenge Scarborough subway with municipal board appeal; Toronto property near public transit worth 30% ... read more

Photo of the Day: EY Tower

Photo of the Day, Toronto, EY Tower, Financial District
November 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the most anticipated projects taking shape in Toronto's Financial District, Oxford Properties' EY Tower is beginning to make an impact on the popular skyline view from Nathan ... read more

Damping Technology Revolutionizing Tall Building Construction

kinetica, viscoelastic damper, toronto, yc condos, canderel, graziani+corrazza
November 26, 2015 8:14 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A Toronto-based engineering company is going global with an innovative new damping system that holds great potential for skyscraper construction. Kinetica, an engineering firm specializing in ... read more

Touring Canary Park Condominiums in the West Don Lands

Canary Park Condominiums, DundeeKilmer, KPMB, Page + Steele / IBI Group
November 26, 2015 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Months after the close of the successful Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, the former Pan Am Village is in the midst of a major transformation, as the buildings which served as ... read more

Fuse Condos Close to Topping Out in Toronto's Davenport Village

Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, Barrett Architect, Burka Architects, Neudorfer Corporation
November 26, 2015 4:23 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Another milestone is about to be reached in Toronto's Davenport Village neighbourhood, as the first building of the two-tower development known as Fuse & Fuse2 Condos is approaching ... read more

One Park Place Takes Centre Stage in Revitalized Regent Park

One Park Palce, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini
November 26, 2015 1:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"Around 2008, when we first started working on Regent Park, we were selling the revitalized neighbourhood of that future," Daniels' Dominic Tompa tells us, describing the neighbourhood's dramatic ... read more

Throwback Thursday: CityPlace - Fort York

Throwback Thursday, Fort York, CityPlace, Toronto
November 26, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thanks to our booming housing market, a lot can change in Toronto in just a few short years. Among the many areas of the city to witness extensive redevelopment efforts in recent years, the ... read more

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

November 26, 2015 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park looks to raise $3-million for permanent youth centre; Bombardier declines meeting with TTC about streetcars; Toronto gaining momentum among cycling cities ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Reflections

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to providing habitats for birds and other wildlife, the man-made Leslie Street Spit also offers tremendous views of the Toronto skyline. In today's Photo of the Day, which ... read more

Planning For Prosperity: Neptis Foundation Maps Economic Growth

Change in core employment, 2011, image courtesy of The Neptis Foundation
November 25, 2015 5:43 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto-based urban think tank The Neptis Foundation has released a report outlining the evolving economic landscape throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Planning for Prosperity: ... read more

Exploring the Features of North Star's ConneXion in Etobicoke

ConneXion, Etobicoke, by North Star Homes, TACT Architecture
November 25, 2015 3:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the last months, we've introduced North Star Homes' ConneXion Condominiums, a 150-unit stacked townhouse development set to join Etobicoke's quickly developing Six Points area. With much of ... read more

Sponsored Post: Beautiful Waterfront Apartments for Rent in Toronto

208 Queens Quay W, Toronto
November 25, 2015 3:16 pm | by Editor | Comments
Toronto is a unique blend of residential, commercial, cultural and recreational spots. One of the city’s best features is its beautiful lakefront. Plenty of condominium buildings have sprung up ... read more

BILD and TREB Report on the State of the GTA Housing Market

New home building inventory, image courtesy of RealNet
November 25, 2015 1:58 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Representatives from the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) held their first ever joint briefing today on the ... read more