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Westbank Proposes Fully Rethought Mirvish Village Redevelopment

Bloor and Bathurst, Westbank Corp, Henriquez Partners Architects, Toronto
March 4, 2015 7:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ever since it was announced last year that David Mirvish had sold his family's iconic Honest Ed's store and Mirvish Village properties at Bloor and Bathurst Streets to Vancouver-based developer ... read more

Yorkdale Expansion Now Rising Above Ground Level

AIMCo, Oxford Properties, MMC Architecture, yorkdale expansion, toronto
March 4, 2015 3:50 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Owned by AIMCo and Oxford Properties, 50-year old Yorkdale Mall has gone through several phases of renovations, in recent times in 2005 with a $110 million expansion, followed ... read more

Public Consultation Reveals Additional 700 Bay Details

Base of tower, including retail, commercial, amenity space, image by Quadrangle
March 4, 2015 1:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As plans for a 45-storey purpose built rental tower at 700 Bay Street make their way through the City's planning process, further project details emerged at a public consultation Tuesday, helping ... read more

Concord CityPlace's Spectra and Quartz Closing in on Completion

Quartz and Spectra at Concord CityPlace, Toronto, design by RAW
March 3, 2015 2:30 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Developed by Concord Adex just to the west of Downtown, Toronto's largest master-planned community is taking shape on a 45-acre site that 15,000 people will eventually call home. Concord ... read more

Symmetry Developments Unveils Lakeshore Woods in Oakville

Lakeshore Woods by 5468796 Architecture for Symmetry, Engine, Fortress RDI
March 3, 2015 11:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
Symmetry Developments along with their partners Engine Developments and Fortress RDI have unveiled concept plans for an upcoming condominium proposal in the Bronte Village area of Oakville. ... read more

Retirement Living Residence Coming to Laird Drive in Leaside

146 - 150 Laird Drive, V!VA LIFE, Leaside, Laird Drive, Toronto
March 2, 2015 7:20 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The impending arrival of the Crosstown LRT is having impacts beyond Eglinton Avenue itself and onto streets near the future stations of the rapid transit line, and a growing number of development ... read more

King Plus Condos Now Topping Off at King and Sherbourne

King + Condos, King Plus Developments, TACT Architecture, Toronto
March 2, 2015 2:22 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
It has been nearly three months since we last caught up with progress at King + Condos from King Plus Development. Designed by TACT Architecture, the building now stands 16-storeys ... read more

Topping Off February 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off February 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
March 2, 2015 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A string of new development proposals kept us quite busy throughout the month of February, including a planned 64-Storey tower proposed for 8 Cumberland Street in Yorkville, as well as other ... read more

Delta Toronto Celebrates its Official Grand Opening

Delta and Marriot Executives, Mayor John Tory, and party guests enjoy the party
February 27, 2015 7:20 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As Marriott's acquisition of the Canadian accommodations chain Delta nears finalization, Toronto's Southcore district officially welcomed the new hotel to the neighbourhood. Though the Delta ... read more

UPDATED: Renderings Detail Daniels Waterfront Plan

Daniels, Queens Quay, Waterfront, Artscape
February 26, 2015 8:10 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
UPDATE EDITOR: The Daniels Corporation has contacted us about the following story to let us know that a number of the details below no longer reflect the current plans for the Daniels Waterfront ... read more

Metrolinx Encouraging Development at GO and Crosstown LRT Stations

Bathurst, LRT, Metrolinx
February 26, 2015 4:44 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Metrolinx will take a step into the real estate market tomorrow, when it issues an RFP for development above its new Crosstown LRT stations. Metrolinx has already been using a more hands off ... read more

484 Yonge Renderings Depict a Reinvigorated Heritage Clock Tower

View from the northeast, image courtesy of Quadrangle Architects
February 25, 2015 6:05 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Renderings depicting the podium of a proposed 45-storey residential tower at Yonge and Grosvenor have been posted on Quadrangle Architects' website. The KingSett Capital development spans several ... read more

Touring Ryerson's Newly Opened Student Learning Centre

February 25, 2015 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Following upon our tour of the new Ryerson Student Learning Centre last week, the building has now soft-opened, and a number of UrbanToronto contributors and photographers have been in to see the ... read more

Exterior Finishing Under Way at Daniels' HighPark Condominiums

HighPark Condos, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
February 25, 2015 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of The Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums is nearing completion, as finishing touches are applied to the 14-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed ... read more

42-Storey Development Proposed for Bloor Near Spadina

316 Bloor Street West, State Building Group, Bloor and Spadina, Toronto
February 25, 2015 2:10 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Over the past few years, the streets of Toronto have been drastically remodelled as densification is bringing more residential and retail spaces downtown and beyond. Transit being a major booster ... read more

Diam Developments to Add New Mid-Rise 'On The Danforth'

On The Danforth, Diam Developments, onespace unlimited, Toronto
February 25, 2015 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are now getting our first glimpse at renderings for a new mid-rise condominium development at 2359 Danforth Avenue at Oak Park Avenue, located between Woodbine and Main subway ... read more

One Bloor East Now Overlooking the Intersection of Yonge & Bloor

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini, Bloor and Yonge, Toronto
February 24, 2015 12:16 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Often referred to as the city's most important, the intersection of Yonge and Bloor is being transformed by high density projects; its current centrepiece, Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor ... read more

$135 Million Massey Hall Revitalization Plan Kicked Off

Massey Hall revitalization plan, Toronto
February 23, 2015 4:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 7-year $135 Million plan to revitalize Massey Hall was launched today at an event staged at the venerable Toronto performing arts venue. Hosted by Charles Cutts, President and CEO of the Massey ... read more

Construction of H&W's Fontana Progressing in Downtown Markham

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Markham
February 23, 2015 2:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing significantly at the site of H&W Development Corp.'s Fontana, a four-building condominium development on South Town Centre Boulevard, just south of ... read more

Centennial College To Build Aerospace Campus at Downsview Park

Downsview Park Aerospace Campus, Centennial College, DTAH, Toronto
February 23, 2015 10:12 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
As the biggest city of the country and home to numerous education institutions, it is somewhat natural that Toronto totals more than 187,000 undergraduate students in its universities and ... read more