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Shoring Begins as Demolition Continues at Nobu Toronto Site

Nobu Residences Toronto, Madison Group, Westdale, Teeple Architects, Toronto
March 6, 2019 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several months after a bit of Hollywood descended upon the city for the star-studded ground breaking of Nobu Residences Toronto, the dust and commotion of demolition dominate the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 6, 2019

March 6, 2019 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Boisterous Ontario Place meeting hears proposals for a pier, museum and even a houseboat haven; The Canadian Civil Liberties Association calls for reset on Sidewalk Labs ... read more

Photo of the Day: Distant Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
March 6, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Leslie Street Spit for a view of the Toronto skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Razz, this shot looks across the frozen Outer Harbour, with a towering ... read more

King Blue Sprouts Forest of Steel as Crane Removal Begins

King Blue Condos, Greenland Canada, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
March 5, 2019 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Greenland Group's King Blue condominium development in Toronto's Entertainment District has achieved a milestone this week as disassembly of the tower cranes used to ... read more

Ryerson Hosts Monadnock, Weiss/Manfredi Architecture Lectures

WEISS/MANFREDI
March 5, 2019 3:25 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Ryerson University will be hosting a pair of architectural lectures this week and next. The first, this Thursday, is titled The Permanent, the Temporary, and the Illusionary, and will be ... read more

Toronto Home Sales Decline as Price Growth Continues

TREB market report, GTA housing, home prices, Toronto condos
March 5, 2019 1:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest monthly sales report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) shows a continued decline in the Greater Toronto Area's resale housing market in February. 5,025 home sales represented a ... read more

Cranes Installed at Sugar Wharf Condos Construction Site

Sugar Wharf Condos, 100 Queens Quay, Menkes, Toronto
March 5, 2019 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
February was a busy month at the site of Menkes Developments' Sugar Wharf community on Queens Quay east of Yonge Street by Toronto Harbour. Marking the beginning of the redevelopment of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 5, 2019

March 5, 2019 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx offered to reinstate GO bus service to York on condition school pay $800,000 to students; Here's how much more you could pay in property taxes in 2019 — and where that money ... read more

Photo of the Day: East Bayfront and South Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
March 5, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's East Bayfront and South Core areas, captured from a high-rise in the Distillery District. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this ... read more

Danish Prince Opens Architecture Exhibit, Unveils T3 Bayside

March 4, 2019 5:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There was quite the event at Hines and Tridel's Bayside Presentation Centre this morning as Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark along with a delegation of Danish Government officials came to ... read more

Report Says Toronto Property Taxes Could Handle 20% Rise

Ryerson University, Property Taxes
March 4, 2019 4:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Research & Land Development has released a report analyzing property tax rates in Toronto. The report argues that because Toronto has some of the lowest ... read more

293 The Kingsway to Begin Construction This Summer

293 The Kingsway, Benvenuto Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 4, 2019 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales continue at Benvenuto Group's 293 The Kingsway, a Quadrangle-designed mid-rise condominium community set to rise near Royal York and Dundas in Etobicoke just north of ... read more

Commercial Opportunity: 25 Dyas Road - A Flex Office/Tech Property in Evolving Don Mills & York Mills District

25 Dyas Road, Cushman & Wakefield, North York, Don Mills
March 4, 2019 11:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A North York property in the middle of a rapidly growing neighbourhood has hit the market. Enjoying a prominent location within an employment zone at Don Mills and York Mills, the 4.13-acre ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 4, 2019

March 4, 2019 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
‘Building raincoats’ and heated paving stones: Smart city technology on display at Sidewalk Labs open house; Brampton residents fight urban sprawl in historical housing ... read more

Photo of the Day: Winter Steam Plumes

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 4, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows an early morning skyline view of Toronto. Captured from a Distillery District high-rise by Forum contributor Razz, this northwest-facing shot captures billowing ... read more

CIBC SQUARE's Ascent Continues Near Union Station

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson, Toronto
March 1, 2019 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The tallest commercial development under construction in the region, and so far Toronto's most significant office tower since the start of the city's 21st-century building boom, work continues on ... read more

Bike Share 2019 Expansion: 105 More Stations, 1,250 New Bikes

Bike Share Toronto, Province of Ontario, City of Toronto
March 1, 2019 4:42 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The ongoing improvement of cycling infrastructure across Toronto is not only evident through the gradual if slow construction of new bike lanes, but also through the increased geographical spread ... read more

Public Input Sought on Ontario Place Redevelopment

Ontario Place, Province of Ontario, City of Toronto, Joe Cressy
March 1, 2019 4:03 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
As the Province of Ontario looks to re-develop Ontario Place, a mostly shuttered cultural, recreational, and entertainment hub located on Toronto’s central waterfront, a number of residents, ... read more

A Closer Look at M2M's T1 Three-Bedroom Model Suite

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan International, Wallman, Toronto
March 1, 2019 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we were given a sneak peek at the presentation centre for Aoyuan International's M2M Condos, a multi-tower Wallman Architects-designed community set to replace Newtonbrook ... read more

Topping Off February 2019: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

RioCan Hall conceptual redevelopment, photo of rendering by Hariri Pontarini Arc
March 1, 2019 11:00 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 February 2019.  Our Top ... read more