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Globe and Mail Centre Continues to Rise on King Street East

Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
July 31, 2015 2:34 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
There has been a flurry of progress at First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre since our last update in April. Over the last 4 months, the 17-storey Diamond Schmitt-designed ... read more

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza Bringing New Residents to Iconic Neighbourhood

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
July 30, 2015 5:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With shoring and excavation complete, Camrost-Felcorp's Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza is set to begin rising above the site where the podium of the Four Seasons Hotel once stood. With the former ... read more

Exhibit Residences Stacking Higher On Bloor Street West

Exhibit Residences, Bazis, Metropia, Plaza, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
July 30, 2015 4:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Located across from the ROM in trendy Yorkville, Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences continues its ascent into the sky as construction progresses in the summer heat. The ... read more

The Selby Bringing Luxury Rentals to Bloor and Sherbourne

The Selby, Toronto, MOD, Tricon, bkL Architects
July 30, 2015 12:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Throughout most of the 20th century, a once fashionable stretch of Sherbourne south of Bloor gradually receded from prominence, as rooming houses and hourly hotels came to inhabit (if not outright ... read more

Garrison Point Tailors Downtown Living to Young Families

Garrison Point, Cityzen Development Group, Diamond Corp, Fernbrook Homes, bkL
July 29, 2015 6:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The last decade and a half has seen a major cultural and demographic shift in Toronto lifestyles, as Downtown continues to experience an unprecedented influx of new residents. Yet, for all the new ... read more

Retail Spaces Opening Soon at Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza

Imperial Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, Toronto, retail, LCBO, Longo's, Blue Diamond Co
July 29, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction workers are being replaced by new residents, as occupancy is under way at Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza, a development that has converted and repurposed the historic ... read more

Student Housing Demand Driving Unique Amenities at CentreCourt's Grid Condos

Grid Condos, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group, CentreCourt Developments
July 28, 2015 7:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Toronto's high-rise building boom continues at an unprecedented pace, the city's predominantly business-oriented Downtown has rapidly transformed into an attractive and highly desirable place ... read more

Fuse Condos Now Steadily Rising in Davenport Village

Fuse Condos, Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Barrett Architect
July 28, 2015 2:30 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Post-industrial Dupont Street might not be the most sought-after area to live in the city, but Toronto's rapidly growing population and expensive real estate are pushing developers, investors and ... read more

Daniels Waterfront Bringing Mixed-Use Density to Queens Quay

Daniels Waterfront condos, office, retail, Toronto, Daniels Corporation
July 28, 2015 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the project was announced and ground was broken earlier this year, demolition, shoring, and excavation work has been progressing quickly at the site of Daniels Waterfront: City of the ... read more

Crane Rises over DUKE Condos Construction Site in The Junction

DUKE Condos, Toronto, TAS, Quadrangle Architects
July 27, 2015 6:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Beyond Toronto's rapidly densifying Downtown core of assertively tall skyscrapers and iconic high-rises, the surrounding urban landscape is gradually becoming peppered with mid-rise construction, ... read more

Symmetry Developments' Origami Lofts Taking Shape on Bathurst

Origami Condos, Teeple Architects, Symmetry Developments, Toronto
July 27, 2015 5:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been five and a half months since we covered demolition at the site of Symmetry Developments' Origami, a new Teeple Architects-designed mid-rise on Bathurst Street, north of ... read more

FIVE Condos' Unique Glazing Installed as Construction Progresses

FIVE Condos, Toronto by MOD, Graywood, FIVE St. Joseph Developments
July 27, 2015 11:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on the construction progress of FIVE Condos on St, Joseph Street, the restored storefront and factory facades on Yonge and St. Joseph streets were revealed for the first ... read more

Many New Condominiums Planned for Bayview and Sheppard

Lotus Condos, Kirkor, Chestnut Hill Developments, Fortress RDI
July 24, 2015 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Close to one of Toronto's premier mid-size malls, offering proximity to Highways 401, 404, and the Don Valley Parkway, and right on the Sheppard Subway line, developers and purchasers are being ... read more

The Madison Grows Taller on Eglinton Avenue

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Madison Homes, Toronto
July 24, 2015 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge-Eglinton skyline is looking a fair bit denser as work progresses on Madison Homes' The Madison, a Kirkor Architects-designed development consisting of 33 and 36-storey ... read more

Broadview Hotel Rebuild Kickstarting Riverside Transformation

Broadview Hotel, ERA Architects, Streetcar Developments, Toronto, Riverside
July 24, 2015 12:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
One of Toronto's iconic heritage buildings is finally being revitalized as work is underway at the New Broadview Hotel on the corner of Queen Street and Broadview Avenue in Toronto's Riverside ... read more

Lifetime Developments Proposes Condos at King and Dufferin

1182 & 1221 King West, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
July 22, 2015 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new development proposal has been submitted by Lifetime Developments to the City of Toronto asking for rezoning that would allow the construction of two new condominium towers at ... read more

Aerial Views Reveal Regent Park Progress So Far and To Come

Regent Park, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto Community Housing, TCHC
July 22, 2015 1:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Regent Park, Canada's oldest and largest public housing project, is only part-way done, though the transformation of this community has already largely erased age-old stigmas ... read more

Concept Plan Revealed for CityPlace Schools and Community Centre

Block 31, Toronto, by City of Toronto, ZAS Architects Inc.
July 21, 2015 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the last two decades, Toronto's former railway lands have undergone a remarkable transformation, as high-rise residential towers now stand where, not so long ago, an empty and sullen expanse ... read more

Exploring Post House Condos' Historic Meets Modern Courtyard

Post House Condominiums, Alterra Group of Companies, Wallman Architects, Toronto
July 21, 2015 3:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Residents are now moving into Alterra Group of Companies' recently completed Post House Condos as finishing touches wrap up on the 21-storey condominium tower at Adelaide and ... read more

Aura Illuminates Downtown Night as Lights Tested

Aura at College Park, Toronto , by Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
July 21, 2015 11:16 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last night, residents across the city got a preview of the striking light fixture at Canderel's Aura at College Park. The vertical configuration of LED lights was prominent against the night sky, ... read more