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Construction Update: Residences at the RCMI

Residences at the RCMI construction, Toronto Condos, Tribute Commmunities
November 8, 2012 2:55 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As downtown real estate prices soar, developers are pushing themselves to find more creative ways of making small plots of land profitable. Other projects on small pieces of land include Theatre ... read more

Motion Brings New Rental Units to the Core

Motion on Bay, Toronto Condos, Concert Properties, Young & Wright/IBI
November 8, 2012 1:36 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
A project that we have been keeping a close eye on here at UrbanToronto is Motion on Bay Street, which is slated to rise 29 stories at the southwest corner of Bay and Dundas. Motion on Bay will ... read more

Discovering King Blue's Finer Points Through The Scale Model

November 8, 2012 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto's fast-paced condo market, marketing tools such as presentation centres and model suites have been subject to an evolutionary arms race of sorts. Today's condo buyer needs far more than ... read more

Green Light for Lawrence Heights Revitalization

Lawrence Heights Revitalization, Priority Neighbourhood, City of Toronto, TCHC
November 7, 2012 1:34 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
After years of collaboration with Lawrence Heights residents, community groups, the City of Toronto and Toronto Community Housing, the Lawrence Heights revitalization project cleared its first ... read more

Paintbox: Development & Dining with a Social Conscience

Paintbox Bistro, Toronto Condos, Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 7, 2012 12:32 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Phase 2 of the Regent Park Revitalization is well underway with the completion of the Paintbox condominiums, sitting atop the Daniels Spectrum (formerly Regent Park Arts and Cultural ... read more

SIX50 King West Updated

SIX50 King West, Toronto Condos, Freed Developments, Core Architects
November 6, 2012 4:13 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
SIX50 King West by Freed Developments has taken its place at the northeast corner (or literally, around the northeast corner) of King and Bathurst. The project's two towers, one of 10 storeys and ... read more

Bellefair Kew Beach Residences Blends Old & New

Bellefair Kew Beach Residences, Toronto Condos, Reserve Properties, RAW Design
November 6, 2012 3:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Some condo developments seem to pop up in unexpected places. Once the cornerstone of many communities in Toronto, church buildings and church-owned properties have become increasingly targeted by ... read more

Lamb, Niche, and Harhay's Theatre Park Breaches The Surface on King West

Theatre Park Lamb Development Corp architectsAlliance Toronto
November 6, 2012 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District used to be a place dominated by clubs and parking lots - of course this was only a few years ago. These days it is much easier to find cranes and construction ... read more

Perspectives From The L Tower

L Tower, Toronto Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes, Castlepoint Realty, Libeskind
November 6, 2012 12:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The L Tower has always generated a lot of interest on UrbanToronto, but focus on this project by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty has been renewed ever since the tower's topping off ... read more

River City Condos Phase 1 & 2 Under Construction

River City, Phase 1, image by TOCondoGarden
November 5, 2012 2:58 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
River City, the first private sector development in Waterfront Toronto's West Don Lands, is well underway. Winner of BILD's 2010 Best Design Award, River City is a LEED Gold development to be ... read more

Five St. Joseph: More Than a Condo Tower

Five St. Joseph, Toronto Condos, 5 St. Joseph/Graywood/MOD Developments
November 5, 2012 1:51 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The mostly-residential streets that run perpendicular to Yonge Street between Bloor and Wellesley have attracted the attention of developers in recent years, including Five St. Joseph ... read more

Spadina Subway Extension Starts to Pay Off in Vaughan

KPMG Tower, Vaughan, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 5, 2012 11:35 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
With the continued expansion of transit in our city's suburbs, we are starting to see growing density and functionality like never before. Today we have been made aware of another project planned ... read more

Caesar's International Releases Concept Renderings for Oxford Place Casino

Caesars International vision for a casino in Toronto
November 2, 2012 4:50 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
Today, Caesars Entertainment and Rock Gaming released an early set of renderings which depict the companys' vision for a casino at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC). Oxford Properties ... read more

B.streets Condos Introduces Lane Homes

B.streets Lane Homes Rendering, image courtesy of Lindvest Properties
November 2, 2012 1:42 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Lindvest Properties, the developers of B.streets Condos, the nine-storey development at Bloor and Bathurst, have just launched six two-storey Lane Homes to be built along the east side of the ... read more

What Next For Kraft Factory?

Kraft Canada Inc., 2150 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Toronto, image by wikimapia
November 2, 2012 12:25 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Kraft Bakery recently announced the closing of its 625,000 sq. ft. factory located at 2150 Lake Shore Blvd West and Park Lawn, slated for the fall of next year.  Kraft Canada Inc., 2150 ... read more

Haven on The Bluffs comes to Cliffside Village over Lake Ontario

Haven on the Bluffs, Toronto Condos, VHL Developments, Master Building Inc.
November 1, 2012 3:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
A brand new project from V.H.L. Developments Inc. is coming to Cliffside Village, within sight of the famous Scarborough Bluffs on the shores of Lake Ontario. Haven On The Bluffs is bringing 250 ... read more

The Florian Joins the Yorkville Crowd

The Florian, Toronto Condos, Diamante Developments, Hariri Pontarini
October 31, 2012 4:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Florian by Diamante Developments joins the Yorkville condo crowd with its prime location at the head of Bay Street on Davenport Road. The Florian rises 25 storeys on the site of ... read more

The Globe and Mail Invests in the Future

Globe and Mail, Toronto Condos, Globe and Mail, KPMB Architects
October 31, 2012 3:20 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The redevelopment of Front and Spadina has been a long time coming. As much as car dealerships are a necessity for any metropolitan area, the recent and ongoing demand for downtown real estate has ... read more

George Brown Waterfront Campus Officially Open

October 30, 2012 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
October 26 marked the official opening of the new George Brown College Waterfront Campus, located off Queens Quay just west of Sherbourne. George Brown president Anne Sado was joined by ... read more

King Blue Condos to House Theatre Museum Canada

King Blue Condos, Toronto Condos, Theatre Museum Canada, Easton's Grp/Remington
October 30, 2012 1:37 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
King Blue Condominiums will incorporate a special component that will distinguish it from other new developments in the area. The Theatre Museum Canada will be housed in the complex's lobby ... read more