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Underground Levels Taking Shape at Canvas Condominium

Canvas Condos, Marlin Spring Developments, Toronto, Graziani + Corazza
November 6, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About a year ago now, Marlin Spring Developments was celebrating the start of construction with a ground breaking ceremony for the 8-storey Canvas Condos, a Graziani + Corazza ... read more

Art Shoppe Condos Rising Above Yonge in Midtown

Art Shoppe Condos, Freed, Capital Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 6, 2018 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since 2016, work has been underway to bring Art Shoppe Condos to Yonge south of Eglinton in Midtown Toronto. A redevelopment of the former Art Shoppe furniture ... read more

Commercial Opportunity: Mississauga's Q755 Offers Businesses the Benefits of Ownership

Q755, 755 Queensway East Commercial Condominiums, Mississauga, Nova Ridge
November 6, 2018 12:25 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A long-standing rental commercial building in Mississauga has been repositioned to leverage the benefits of the commercial condominium market. Designed by Gow Hastings Architects for Nova Ridge ... read more

Exterior Work Advances at King Portland Centre & Kingly Condos

King Portland Centre, Kingly Condos, Allied Properties REIT, RioCan, Toronto
November 6, 2018 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's King West neighbourhood will soon be getting a major infusion of residential and commercial density as construction moves into the late stages at Allied Properties ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 6, 2018

November 6, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx testing disposable, ‘limited-use’ Presto tickets on TTC this month; Evergreen’s revamped Kiln Building points to the future of cities; Is another luxury condo project ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fall Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 6, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us high above the Rosedale Ravine for a view of Toronto. Captured via drone by Forum contributor skycandy, this view features vibrant fall colours set against ... read more

LuCliff Place Addition Rises Above Grade at Gerrard & Elizabeth

700 Bay Street, Kingsett Capital, Quadrangle, PCL, Toronto
November 5, 2018 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 40 years since the LuCliff Place complex opened its doors in 1977, the KingSett Capital-owned high-rise rental tower at 700 Bay in Downtown Toronto is expanding with a ... read more

GTA Home Resales and Average Prices Remain Steady in October

TREB, market report, Toronto, real estate
November 5, 2018 2:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their monthly resale housing figures for the Greater Toronto Area housing market in October 2018, with TREB President Garry Bhaura ... read more

Exterior Finishings Setting Sixty Colborne Apart

Sixty Colborne, Freed, Carttera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 5, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over four years since construction began on Sixty Colborne Condos from Freed Developments and Carttera Private Equities, the application of exterior finishings is ... read more

88 North Rising on Shuter Between Church and Jarvis

88 North, St Thomas Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
November 5, 2018 10:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment of the largest surface parking lot in Downtown Toronto is moving along. The lot bounded by Queen, Mutual, Shuter, and Dalhousie streets will eventually be home to four ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 5, 2018

November 5, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Could Toronto be more colourful?; Tips for unelected Toronto municipal election candidates; Toronto stands by data showing almost 40 per cent of people in shelters are ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from the Square

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Massey Tower, MOD
November 4, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Nathan Phillips Square for a southeast-facing view. Captured by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy, this shot shows the Financial District skyline expanding to the ... read more

Board of Trade Poll Supports Cross-Regional Agency for Transit

Map of the proposed service area for the Superlinx regional transit agency.
November 2, 2018 2:46 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Seventy-four per cent of Torontonians who responded to a survey support the idea of a developing a super regional transit agency to oversee planning, building and operating both regional and local ... read more

Artscape Daniels Launchpad Opens at 130 QQE

Daniels Waterfront, 130 QQE, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Toronto
November 2, 2018 1:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly three and a half years since the Guvernment/Koolhaus complex was torn down to make way for a mixed-use community at Toronto's Lower Jarvis and Queens Quay intersection, the first ... read more

New Food Co-op to Serve Revitalizing Etobicoke Community

Backyard Neighbourhood Condos, Vandyk Group
November 2, 2018 11:00 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
A rare kind of grocery store is coming to the Stonegate community in Etobicoke. Vandyk Group of Companies, a Mississauga-based developer who has built projects across the GTA and in Florida, has ... read more

Construction Coming Soon for 160 Front West Office Tower

160 Front West, AS + GG Architecture, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto
November 2, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There will be a new tall office tower starting construction at the west edge of Toronto's Financial District in early 2019. Cadillac Fairview’s 160 Front Street West is primed to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City councillor Mark Grimes says Etobicoke-Lakeshore must manage growth wisely; Public supports province taking over Southern Ontario transit systems, survey says; John Tory ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from Casa Loma

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 1, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Casa Loma for a view of the Toronto skyline. Submitted by Marcus Mitanis, this view faces southeast from the 1914-built Gothic Revival landmark towards the ... read more

Mixed-Use Canderel Proposal at Lake Shore and Bathurst Evolves

545 Lake Shore Blvd W, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza, Sweeny & Co.
November 1, 2018 4:28 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
New details have emerged for a mixed use proposal at 545 Lake Shore Boulevard West on Toronto’s Central Waterfront. Canderel, best known for their Aura and YC Condos developments in the College ... read more

Great Gulf, Phantom Celebrate 8 Cumberland Ground Breaking

Eight Cumberland, Great Gulf, Phantom, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 1, 2018 1:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Four months after demolition began to clear a spot in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area for Eight Cumberland by Great Gulf and Phantom Developments, an official ground ... read more