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Foster + Partners Proposal Well Received by Yorkville Residents

Bay + Scollard, Toronto, by BRL Realty, Urbacon, Foster + Partners
February 5, 2016 5:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On February 1st, a community consultation brought details of the Urbacon and BRL Realty's Bay + Scollard high-rise proposal to the public. First introduced by UrbanToronto in November, the ... read more

Great Gulf and Hullmark Enlarge Scope of 48 Power Proposal

Parliament and Richmond, 48 Power Street, Core Architects, Great Gulf Homes
February 5, 2016 4:17 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A proposed development submitted in 2013 by Great Gulf Homes for the northeast corner of Adelaide and Parliament Streets in Corktown has since undergone a dramatic design transformation. ... read more

ArtHaus Residences: A New Urban Presence in Ottawa

ArtHaus Residences at Arts Court, Ottawa, by DevMcGill
February 5, 2016 1:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
UrbanToronto and our global sister site, SkryriseCities, recently spoke to DevMcGill CEO Stéphane Côté and TradeUp Real Estate's Derek Nzeribe about Ottawa's ArtHaus Residences at Arts Court. Our ... read more

Karma and YC Condos Remaking Evolving Yonge and College

Karma Condos, Lifetime Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
February 5, 2016 12:06 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
With the recent addition of Aura, the city's tallest residential tower, along with that of several other highrise projects now underway in Toronto's formerly quieter Yonge-College area, two ... read more

Introducing South Etobicoke's Backyard Neighbourhood Condos

Backyard Neighbourhood Condos, Toronto, by VANDYK Group of Companies, Kohn
February 4, 2016 5:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As seen in our ongoing Growth to Watch For series, the Etobicoke lakeshore area is in the midst of a transformative high-rise boom, with some of Toronto's tallest residential properties now ... read more

Stationwest: Building Transit-Friendly Lifestyles in Burlington

Stationwest, Burlington, by Adi Development Group, ICON Architects
February 3, 2016 2:33 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As real estate prices across the GTA continue to reach record highs, life in Toronto is becoming less affordable. At the same time, younger generations are increasingly drawn to urban lifestyles, ... read more

Öko Skin Adding Warmth to Exterior of Streetcar's The Taylor

The Taylor, TACT Architecture, Streetcar Developments, Toronto
February 3, 2016 11:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The installation of exterior cladding elements continues to add warmth and visual appeal to Streetcar Developments' The Taylor, a 96-unit condominium and townhome development under ... read more

St. Clair: Growth to Watch For in 2016

St. Clair: Growth to Watch For in 2016
February 2, 2016 6:57 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This edition of UrbanToronto's Growth to Watch For series shifts into midtown Toronto with an overview of development along the St. Clair Avenue corridor. Identified as an avenue in the ... read more

Limestone Installation Underway on Backstage Condo Podium

Backstage on The Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Toronto
February 2, 2016 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since topping off in mid-2015, remaining construction work has been progressing at the Yonge and Esplanade site of the Backstage on The Esplanade condominiums by Cityzen Development ... read more

LJM Developments' Waterview Condominiums Rising in Grimsby

Waterview Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
February 2, 2016 11:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Though major housing markets have cooled elsewhere in Canada, the area around Hamilton at the west end of Lake Ontario continues to draw in buyers with competitive pricing compared locations ... read more

33 Avenue Road Redesigned as Toronto's First 'Vertical Forest'

33 Avenue Road, Toronto, by Empire Communities, Greybrook Capital, Zeidler
February 1, 2016 5:49 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood could become the site of the city's first 'vertical forest.' New renderings for the long-awaited 33 Avenue Road project bring to light a new design aesthetic for ... read more

Demolition Clearing Site for Riverside Square Development

Riverside Square, Streetcar Developments, Dream, RAW Design, Toronto
February 1, 2016 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition of existing buildings has begun at the 4.5 acre Queen Street East site of Riverside Square, an ambitious mixed-use development from Streetcar ... read more

128 Hazelton: Updated Design Emerges at Public Consultation

128 Hazelton, Toronto, by Mizrahi Developments, AUDEX architecture
February 1, 2016 12:29 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A January 28th community consultation brought to light a slightly tailored design for Mizrahi Developments' 21-unit luxury condominium at 128 Hazelton, just to the east of the intersection of ... read more

Topping Off January 2016: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off January 2016: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
February 1, 2016 10:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

U of T Residence Proposed for Corner of Spadina and Sussex

698-704 Spadina, UofT, Toronto
January 29, 2016 2:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
By 2020, as reported by the University of Toronto, there will be the need for an additional 2,300 residence spots in order to maintain their first-year housing guarantee. To stay ahead of the ... read more

Below Grade Levels Rising for Forward at Concord CityPlace

Forward, CityPlace, Concord Adex, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
January 29, 2016 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Months after the completion of excavation and an archaeological dig at the site of Concord Adex's Forward and Newton condos at CityPlace, the pace of work has sped up considerably at the site ... read more

Foundations in Place for Dunpar's Trafalgar Ridge in Oakville

Trafalgar Ridge, Dunpar Homes, Oakville
January 29, 2016 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A wealth of housing options are on offer across the vast landmass of the Greater Toronto Area, yet it can still be hard to find just the right combination of features in a new home that suit your ... read more

Mississauga Site of The Craftsman Primed for Foundation Work

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, Mississauga, VANDYK, SMV
January 28, 2016 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Site preparation work is under way for The Craftsman Condominium Residences, a four-storey, SMV Architects-designed condominium community by the VANDYK group of companies. Located ... read more

Cladding Underway on Appleby Gardens Condo in Burlington

Appleby Gardens Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Burlington
January 28, 2016 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Hamilton-Burlington area is now among the hottest real estate markets in all of Canada, with high demand being driven by appreciating land values and a strong supply of empty-nesters looking ... read more

Chinatown, U of T, The Annex: Growth to Watch for in 2016

Chinatown, U of T, The Annex: Growth to Watch for in 2016
January 27, 2016 6:55 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This week, UrbanToronto's annual Growth To Watch For series continues with another overview of the new and ongoing development expected to impact Toronto's nieghbourhoods this year. Picking ... read more