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Altree Developments Proposes Mid-Rise at Forest Hill & St Clair

202 St. Clair West, Altree Developments, Graizani and Corrazza Architects
February 26, 2019 4:30 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
At the gateway to Toronto's Forest Hill neighbourhood, Altree Developments has proposed the construction of a 9-storey luxury mid-rise building to replace six mansions at the intersection of St ... read more

GTA New Home Market Showed Signs of Rebound in January

BILD, Altus Group, GTA housing market, Toronto
February 26, 2019 1:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After a turbulent 2018 for the Greater Toronto Area housing market, a new report released by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) is showing a slight rebound in sales from ... read more

First Underground Level Taking Shape At Mississauga Square

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects
February 26, 2019 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the roughly half year since we've checked in on construction at Plaza's Mississauga Square, much progress has been made on the early stages of the 33-storey Turner Fleischer ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 26, 2019

February 26, 2019 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Newly formed citizens group aims to block Sidewalk Labs project; York Region homeowners could face extra $24 tax to ease traffic gridlock; Ford, Sidewalk Labs, and all the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Frozen Humber Bay Morning

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Humber Bay Shores, Etobicoke
February 26, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An icy cold early morning view of Toronto's Humber Bay is featured in today's Photo of the Day. Captured by Forum contributor ileetoa, this shot is centred on the Humber Bay Shores skyline, which ... read more

Six Points Redesign Lacking Vision at Design Review Panel

Six Points interchange, Toronto
February 25, 2019 6:27 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At an all-Etobicoke session two weeks ago, Toronto's Design Review Panel got a glimpse at two transformative projects currently remaking Etobicoke Centre: the new Etobicoke Civic ... read more

Annual Apartment Development Conference Returns to Toronto in May

AptCon 2019, Apartment Conference, SVN, Toronto
February 25, 2019 3:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rental apartments are seeing a resurgence in Toronto and the surrounding region. Rising land values and a tight rental market had already triggered a wave of new purpose-built rental projects over ... read more

Guest Column: Commercial Real Estate Activity Year In Review

2018 year in review, Toronto, real estate
February 25, 2019 1:10 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present another guest post from Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight ... read more

Garrison Point Progressing in Toronto's Ordnance Triangle

Garrison Point, Cityzen, Diamond, Fernbrook, Greybrook, Hariri Pontarini
February 25, 2019 11:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is creating a new Toronto skyline peak at the Ordnance Triangle, a 7.75-acre wedge of land formed by Strachan Avenue to west, the Kitchener rail corridor to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here’s how your fellow commuters ride the TTC without paying; Toronto should be delighted, not dismayed, about Sidewalk Labs’ waterfront plans; TTC wants to charge developers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Illuminated Crowns

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Harbour Plaza Residences, Menkes, architectsAlliance
February 25, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a night view of the Harbour Plaza Residences condominium towers in Toronto's South Core. Captured by Forum contributor NorthshoreCity, this view shows the ... read more

Revised Etobicoke Civic Centre seen by Design Review Panel

Etobicoke Civic Centre, Henning Larsen Architects, Adamson Associates, Toronto
February 22, 2019 6:22 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The Toronto Design Review Panel met last week in an all-Etobicoke session, where they reviewed two very important and transformative projects for the redevelopment of the former suburb. First ... read more

Six Points Reconfiguration: Dundas Moves To New Alignment

Six Points, Toronto, Etobicoke
February 22, 2019 5:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Etobicoke, former Township then Borough then City, and now Toronto's western flank, has long had a pocket of high-rise development along Bloor and Dundas streets near Islington subway station, ... read more

21-Tower Development Proposed at 1920 Eglinton East

1920 Eglinton East, Turner Fleischer Architects
February 22, 2019 3:38 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The Golden Mile, a stretch of big-box retail, industrial, restaurants, and office space along Eglinton Avenue in Scarborough, is poised for transformation with the coming of the Crosstown ... read more

11-Storey Extension Proposal Updated for 368 Eglinton East

368 Eglinton East, Kirkor Architects, The Howard Property Group
February 22, 2019 1:02 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Originally proposed in 2017, The Howard Property Group has submitted updated architectural plans for an extension of their rental property at 368 Eglinton Avenue East. Located just east of the ... read more

Previewing Suite Finishes at 293 The Kingsway

293 The Kingsway, Benvenuto Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
February 22, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing is in full swing for Benvenuto Group's 293 The Kingsway, just to the north of Humbertown Plaza near Royal York and Dundas in Etobicoke. Since introducing the project, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 22, 2019

February 22, 2019 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs vision for Port Lands was a possibility all along, senior Waterfront Toronto official says; Revenue lost to TTC fare evasion three times greater than agency ... read more

Photo of the Day: Church and Carlton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Church, Carlton, Stanley Condos, 411 Church
February 22, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a pair of new additions under construction at Toronto's Church and Carlton intersection. Captured by Forum contributor steveve, this shot faces northeast over the ... read more

U of T Reveals Centre for Civilizations and Cultures Design

Centre for Civilizations and Cultures, U of T, by Diller Scofidio + Renfro
February 21, 2019 6:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The University of Toronto has made its plans public for the building it intends to replace the shuttered McLaughlin Planetarium on Queen's Park. (A new planetarium is to be built n St. George ... read more

580 King West Plan Refined in Effort to Avoid Appeals

580 King West, Toronto, C Squared, Audax architecture
February 21, 2019 4:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A late 2018 proposal for a 15-storey office building at 578-580 King Street West in Toronto's King-Spadina area has been revised as talks with the City continue. A refusal report issued ... read more