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Exterior Finishing Up On RBC WaterPark Place III

RBC WaterPark Place III Oxford Properties WZMH Architects Toronto
July 25, 2014 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Commercial and office building development has taken a backseat to condominiums in our ongoing growth boom, but as more people move into our densifying core, the demand for new office space has ... read more

Mechanical Penthouse Has A Great View At Ocean Club Condos

July 25, 2014 11:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
Ocean Club Condos has been topped off for a few weeks now amongst its neighbouring towers in the quickly growing Humber Bay Shores neighbourhood of southeastern Etobicoke. Following the curve of ... read more

Kingston&Co Condominiums Revitalizing Kingston Road Village

Kingston&Co Condominiums Kingston Road Village Toronto Ontario East
July 24, 2014 4:35 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Kingston Road Village is one of Toronto's least known shopping and restaurant strips. This could be because it's hidden away on the east side of town to the north of The Beach. Kingston Road ... read more

Work Progressing on L Tower's Unique Interior Spaces

L Tower, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Daniel Libeskind, Toronto, Dominus
July 24, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Its size, design and prominence on the Toronto skyline has made Cityzen, Castlepoint, and Fernbrook Homes' L Tower a fan favourite in the architecture and development ... read more

L Tower's Top Fitted With Windows, Filling Up With Equipment

Top of the L Tower, Toronto condo by Cityzen, Castlepoint, Fernbrook, Libeskind
July 23, 2014 5:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Few construction projects in Toronto had have the amount of scrutiny that Cityzen, Castlepoint, and Fernbrook Homes' L Tower has had. read more

Great Views at Graywood and Beaverhall's Ocean Club Condos

July 23, 2014 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Humber Bay area was known for years as the seedy Lake Shore motel strip, but like much of Toronto, recent years have transformed its landscape with new condominium development. Humber Bay ... read more

Steel Roof Frame Continues The Curves Atop Emerald Park

Emerald Park Condos, Bazis, Metropia, Plazacorp, Varacalli, NYCC
July 22, 2014 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Metropia, Bazis, Plaza's Emerald Park Condos, a development comprised of 42 and 33-storey towers ... read more

Diamond Schmitt-designed Office Progresses in the East Annex

17 Prince Arthur, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
July 22, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville area is currently one of the busiest development nodes in the city, with plenty of high-rise and mid-rise projects rising throughout the area. West of Yorkville's Avenue Road ... read more

Residents Begin to Replace Construction Workers at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 22, 2014 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 recently hit a major milestone with the first occupancies of the architectsAlliance-designed development. ... read more

Remains of Historic Wharf Uncovered at Tridel's Ten York Dig

Tinning's Wharf has been uncovered at Tridel's Ten York condos, Toronto
July 21, 2014 6:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It seems that nearly every time a new building goes under construction in the area south of the Gardiner Expressway, another reminder of Lake Ontario's former size pops up. The excavation for ... read more

YC Condos Introduces Canada's First Fully Functional Digital Home

Samsung,Candarel, True Marque, Digital Home
July 21, 2014 11:50 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Canderel, the developer of Aura, Canada's tallest condominium, is attempting to turn heads yet again with what they aim to make one of Toronto's most luxurious residences, YC ... read more

57-storey KPMB-designed Tower Proposed for the Distillery District

31A Parliament St, Toronto, design by KPMB Architects for Dundee, Cityscape
July 18, 2014 10:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 57-storey tower and 4-storey "ribbon" building have been proposed for the south edge of the Distillery District. The design, by KPMB Architects for Dundee Realty and Cityscape Development ... read more

Views From the L Tower: Across Toronto to the North and East

L Tower Cityzen Fernbrook Castlepoint Numa Daniel Libeskind Dominus Toronto
July 18, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominium living has a lot of advantages to offer, and while factors like sustainability will allow residents to sleep happy, it is tangible elements like views that add the ... read more

U of T's Jackman Law Expansion Takes Form

 Jackman Law Building, U of T, Hariri Pontarini Architects
July 18, 2014 12:00 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Dusty is no longer a term reserved for the lesser used books in one of U of T's many libraries—it applies to the campus as well. The University of Toronto, St. George campus, now with five ... read more

Continued Progress at Alterra and Zinc's 36Hazelton

36Hazelton, Alterra, Zinc, Quadrangle Architects, Goldsmith Borgal and Company
July 18, 2014 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood remains one of the most sought-after locales in the entire GTA. With some of the country's best shopping and dining options, demand for housing in the Yorkville ... read more

CHAZ Yorkville Continues To Make a Mark on Charles Street

CHAZ Yorkville Toronto Condos Charles Street Yonge Bloor
July 17, 2014 4:10 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Located just southeast of the Yonge/Bloor intersection in Toronto is CHAZ Yorkville. This development by 45 Charles Ltd is slowly rising to prominence on ... read more

Construction Moves Above Grade at Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
July 17, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum, construction continues to progress at the site of Exhibit Residences by developers Metropia, Bazis and Plaza. When we ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 280 King Street East

Throwback Thursday, 280 King Street East
July 17, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment and gentrification have had a profound and positive effect on King Street East in recent years, attracting several high-profile businesses to build new headquarters in the area. One ... read more

One Month of Work at Great Gulf's One Bloor East: July 2014

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
July 17, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does one month of construction activity look like? The answer to that question varies for every project, depending on the stage of construction the building is at, and the size and shape of ... read more

Excavation Continues at Plaza's Musee and Harhay's One Eleven

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto, oneeleven, Harhay
July 16, 2014 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The corner of Bathurst and Adelaide is changing fast, and an entire city block is being excavated as crews dig down to make way for both Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's ... read more