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Three-Tower Mixed-Use Complex Proposed at Yonge and St Clair

1535 Yonge, 22 St Clair, Wittington, Diamond Schmitt, Claude Cormier, Toronto
April 25, 2019 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and St Clair area could soon get a major boost in new density once a proposal submitted to the City this month is approved. The northern three fifths of the block to the northeast ... read more

Sales Decline as Greater Toronto Area Condo Prices Rise

TREB, market report, Toronto, real estate
April 25, 2019 1:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first quarterly report of 2019 released by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) shows a continued decline in condominium apartment sales in the Greater Toronto Area, as average home prices ... read more

Tridel Launches Marketing for Condo Towers at The Well

The Well, Toronto, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
April 25, 2019 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Seven cranes mark are working away at Front and Spadina where a mega-project known as The Well is bringing over 3,000,000 ft² of office, retail, condominium, and rental ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and College Revisited

Throwback Thursday, Yonge and College, Toronto
April 25, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Early last year we ran a Throwback Thursday highlighting change at the Downtown Toronto intersection of Yonge and College streets, and now we're back for an updated look at the area's ongoing ... read more

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

April 25, 2019 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Everything to do, see, eat and drink at Stackt, Toronto’s new outdoor market made of shipping containers; Toronto's Bentway starts artist residency program; 1 in 10 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Evening Run

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 25, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Martin Goodman Trail along Toronto's waterfront for an evening view of the Humber Bay Shores skyline. Captured by Forum contributor smably from the ... read more

Cadillac Fairview Celebrates Start of Work on 160 Front West

160 Front West, Cadillac Fairview, AS+GG, B+H, Toronto, Priestly, PCL
April 24, 2019 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning, Cadillac Fairview (CF), the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO), and TD Bank Group (TD) hosted a ground breaking ceremony for 160 Front Street West, a new 46-storey ... read more

Kingdom Launches K Square Condos in Scarborough

KSquare, Kingdom Developments, IBI Group
April 24, 2019 4:25 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Last week, Chinese developer Kingdom Developments launched their first foray into the Toronto real estate market. The firm, which has developed 3,750,000 sq. m of office space, conference ... read more

Completed Mega Caissons Revealed as 'The One' Progresses

The tops of the mega-caissons have been hammered off, The One, Toronto
April 24, 2019 12:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Before Canada's upcoming tallest building can begin its ascent to 308 metres above Yonge and Bloor in Downtown Toronto, complex structural work is progressing many metres below grade at the site ... read more

Development Event Supports SickKids Hospital Initiatives

SickKids, Dive in with Developers
April 24, 2019 10:45 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Last week, Toronto’s commercial real estate community got together for Dive in with Developers, a charity fundraiser for Sick Kids Hospital. The event featured a panel of industry leaders who ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Affordable housing project in Leslieville cancelled as construction costs escalate; Cost rises again for new St. Lawrence Market building; Landlords should keep better tabs on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline View from Aura

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
April 24, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us up to the 33rd floor of Aura at College Park for a south-facing view of the Toront skyline. Captured by Forum contributor RyanD, this view shows the skyline ... read more

"Barely Feels Like A Design": DRP Critiques Revived 8 Gloucester

Tricon Capital, Angel Developments, 8 Gloucester, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
April 23, 2019 6:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It seems that the writers of Game of Thrones aren't the only ones resurrecting things from the grave these days. At a marathon session two week ago, Toronto's Design Review Panel got their first ... read more

Progress on Madison View Affordable Rental Development

Madison View, Toronto, McKnight Charron Limited Architects
April 23, 2019 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly 11 years after initially proposed, a new mid-rise affordable housing development is taking shape northeast of Spadina and Dupont in Toronto's Casa Loma area. Known as Madison View, ... read more

Timber Frame Taking Shape as SCOOP Condos Rises on St. Clair

SCOOP Condos, Toronto, Graywood, SMV, TACT, St. Clair
April 23, 2019 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been over a year and a half since Graywood Developments broke ground on their SCOOP Condos development just east of Toronto's St. Clair and Old Weston intersection, and ... read more

Excavation Prepping Site of Lifetime's Liberty Market Tower

Liberty Market Tower, Lifetime, Wallman, Toronto
April 23, 2019 10:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The densification of Toronto's Liberty Village neighbourhood continues as work is getting going on Liberty Market Tower. Just to the southeast of the Brazen Head pub, Lifetime ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rise of ghost hotels casts pall over Toronto rental market; "Secrets of the TTC" videos explore subway lines; 'Don't Mess with the Don' ravine cleanup expected to draw over 1,000 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old and New Regent Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Regent Park
April 23, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day captures an aerial view of ongoing change in Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this west-facing shot shows the contrast ... read more

Pit Forming for Concord Canada House in CityPlace

Concord Canada House, Toronto, IBI Group, Concord Adex
April 22, 2019 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work to build Concord Canada House, the final phase of Concord Adex's CityPlace community in Toronto's rail lands, is underway. The Spadina and Bremner site was cleared of the ... read more

UrbanToronto's Growth to Watch For 2019 Series: Entertainment District Now Available to Subscribers

[TEASER] Growth to Watch For 2019: Entertainment District
April 22, 2019 3:50 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Another year gone, another year of growth is on the way. Our annual Growth to Watch For series returns, and this year it is bigger, taller, and more comprehensive than ever before. We bring you ... read more