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Plan Evolves for Beach Area Mid-Rise at 1316 Kingston Road

1316 Kingston Road, Sunrise Gate Homes, RAW Design, Scarborough
August 26, 2016 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent application for Site Plan Approval is revealing new details about a mid-rise condominium development proposed at 1316-1320 Kingston Road in Scarborough. Opposite the Toronto ... read more

Densification of Tower-in-the-Park Site Proposed in Etobicoke

70 Dixfield, H&R Developments, CGL Architects, Gary Stein Architect, Toronto
August 26, 2016 11:44 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A tower-in-the-park property at 70 Dixfield Drive near The West Mall and Rathburn Road is slated for some low-rise densification, as H&R Developments is looking to add four new buildings to ... read more

Bay + Scollard Design Evolves with Updated Facade

Bay + Scollard, Urbacon, BRL Realty, Foster + Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
August 25, 2016 4:15 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A new rendering has surfaced showing an altered facade design for Urbacon and BRL Realty's Bay + Scollard development. The project is moving toward a site plan approval submission after ... read more

Retirement Community Proposed on Build Toronto Eglinton Site

Parkland Eglinton, Shannex, Page + Steele / IBI, Toronto
August 25, 2016 2:39 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent re-submission to Toronto's City Planning Department is revealing details about a retirement community proposed last year at 4650 Eglinton Avenue West. The site is one of the ... read more

4-Storey Office and Retail Building Proposed at 336 Queen West

336 Queen Street West, Toronto, by Ashlar Urban Realty Inc., Turner Fleischer
August 24, 2016 5:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Urban Planet may not be long for its current location in Queen West (its lease expiry sale is underway), but a more urban structure could replace it in the next while. Located at 336 Queen Street ... read more

Artwork in Brick Proposed for Mid-Rise at 763 Queen East

763 Queen East, image retrieved from submission to City of Toronto
August 24, 2016 3:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just under two years ago, a rezoning application was tabled by WHW Property Development Corp. seeking the redevelopment of a two-storey commercial property at 759-763 Queen Street East. In ... read more

SteelesTech Campus Set to Grow with Several New Buildings

Aerial view of subject site, image retrieved from Apple Maps
August 24, 2016 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Toronto's northern edge, the commercial business park known as SteelesTech Campus Master is preparing for a major expansion. A master plan for the site has been evolving since 1998, when Urban ... read more

Redevelopment Plan Re-Emerges for Storied East End Mansion

450 Pape Avenue, Toronto, by Eracon Holdings Inc., Catherine Naismith, Coolearth
August 23, 2016 5:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The house at Toronto's 450 Pape Avenue has had its turns as a mansion, a Salvation Army shelter, an empty and abandoned building, and a plethora of Hollywood film sets. This being Toronto, the ... read more

ZIGG Condos Rises Above Grade on St. Clair Avenue West

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
August 23, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since site activity commenced with the late-2015 demolition of a row of fully and semi-detached homes on St. Clair Avenue West in Toronto's Deer Park neighbourhood, we have been closely following ... read more

B-Line Condos: Mid-rise on South Etobicoke's Brown's Line

B-Line Condos, Toronto, by RoyalPark Homes, Romanov Romanov
August 22, 2016 3:43 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
South of Toronto's Highway 427 / QEW interchange, Etobicoke's Brown's Line stretches from the web of highways at Sherway Gardens down to Long Branch. Past the expressways, the residential ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Proposed for Sheppard West of Bathurst

Sheppard and Gorman Park Condos, superkül, Toronto
August 22, 2016 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A growing collection of mid-rise developments line a large percentage of Sheppard Avenue West's stretch between Bathurst and Allen Road in North York, and a new proposal submitted a few days ago ... read more

Paired Mid-Rise Volumes Proposed at 2915 Bloor West

2915 Bloor Street West, Toronto, by Fieldgate, Dorsay, TACT
August 19, 2016 2:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just west of Prince Edward Drive, Toronto's Fieldgate Homes and Dorsay Development have proposed an 8-storey, 90-unit condominium at 2915 Bloor Street West. Replacing a low-rise commercial ... read more

North York: 11-Storey Proposal Tabled at 245 Sheppard West

245 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto, by PineLake Group, WZMH
August 19, 2016 12:57 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since the turn of the millennium, Yonge and Sheppard has consistently been one of Toronto's most relentlessly active development hubs. Yet, while the sites straddling the Yonge Corridor—and to ... read more

35-Storey Condo-Hotel Proposed at Jarvis and Shuter

203 Jarvis Street, Toronto, by Manga Hotels, Page + Steele / IBI Group
August 18, 2016 5:36 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just east of the Downtown core, Shuter Street is quickly becoming one of Toronto's most active development nodes. While CentreCourt's Core Condos is already nearing completion at Dalhousie, the ... read more

Construction Winds Down as Yorkdale Expansion Opening Nears

East entrance, Yorkdale Shopping Centre expansion
August 16, 2016 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just over a year since we checked in on the construction progress of AIMco and Oxford Properties' expansion of Yorkdale Mall, and plenty of changes have taken place ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway at St. Michael's Hospital Addition

Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower rising at St. Mike's, image by Jack Landau
August 16, 2016 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first panels of cladding have been installed on the exterior of a new 17-storey addition to St. Michael's Hospital, known as the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower. Rising at the corner of ... read more

Mid-Rise Rental Proposed on Yonge Street in Lawrence Park

2851 Yonge Street, Muir Park Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
August 15, 2016 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A resurgence of the purpose-built rental market is bringing forward a number of new proposals across Toronto. Although the sought-after Lawrence Park neighbourhood isn't a neighbourhood associated ... read more

Demolition Underway for Yonge Sheppard Centre Expansion

Yonge Sheppard Centre Renovations and Expansion, Kingsett, RioCan, Quadrangle
August 15, 2016 12:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The long-awaited renovation and expansion of RioCan and Kingsett Capital's Yonge Sheppard Centre is now well under way at the intersection of Yonge and Sheppard in North ... read more

488 University: Transformation Continues as Glazing Installed

Residences of 488 University Avenue, Core Architects, Amexon, Toronto
August 15, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent months, we've closely followed the re-skinning and structural reinforcement of the 1968-built Global House office building, which will be a major element of Amexon ... read more

Quality Materials Mark Exterior of North Drive's The High Park

The High Park condo, 1990 Bloor West, North Drive Investments, Quadrangle
August 12, 2016 4:59 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the time since our last construction update on North Drive Investments' The High Park, the condominium development on Bloor across from Toronto's most famous park has come a long way. ... read more