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Construction Progressing Well at Concert Properties' Motion

Motion on Bay Street, Toronto. Developed by Concert Properties
May 18, 2012 10:02 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Located at the corner of Bay Street and Dundas Street West, Motion is ideally situated for residents to take advantage of all the benefits of downtown living. Easy access to transit, the Eaton ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Limelight

Limelight Condos in Mississauga by Daniels with Kirkor Architects
May 18, 2012 9:45 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today we're shifting our focus out of Toronto's downtown core and westward, towards Mississauga's booming city centre. The Limelight condominiums project by Daniels is wrapping up ... read more

The Interview: Paul Golini of Empire Communities, Part 1

Paul Golini of Empire Communities, Toronto
May 17, 2012 12:10 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
The first of a two-part interview with Paul Golini of Empire Communities. Part 2 follows next Thursday. We begin by Part 1 talking about Golini's background and the history of Empire ... read more

Cladding Arrives for Tridel's 300 Front Street West

300 Front Street West in Toronto by Tridel and Wallman Architects
May 17, 2012 11:56 am | by Anonymous | Comments
While much of our recent coverage of Front Street has focused on the development occurring around Bathurst or further east, we haven't forgotten about one of our most hyped about projects, and ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Parade

Parade in Cityplace Toronto, by Concord Adex and Kohn Pederson Fox Architects
May 17, 2012 11:19 am | by Anonymous | Comments
We're nearing the completion date for Concord CityPlace's Parade condominium, so it's an appropriate time to spotlight it in our Project of the Day feature. Of all the condominiums we've seen ... read more

UrbanToronto tours the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Part 3

Mechanical Penthouse at the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Toronto
May 16, 2012 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We end our tour of the SickKids Research and Learning Centre tower today with a visit to an area that most of the 2,000 people who will work in the building will never see: the mechanical ... read more

Introducing the Canary District Neighbourhood in the West Don Lands

Canary District in Toronto by DundeeKilmer Integrated Design Team
May 16, 2012 2:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The event we covered yesterday regarding the Canary District Condominiums not only introduced us to the first condominium to be sold within the larger West Don Lands precinct, it also provided ... read more

Construction Update at Emerald Park Condos

Bazis, Metropia and Plazacorp's Emerald Park Condos in Toronto.
May 16, 2012 11:59 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Few places in the city have undergone the rapid change seen in North York City Centre. Beginning in the 1980s with an influx of commercial projects and continuing today with a dizzying pace of ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Bisha Hotel and Residences

Bisha Hotel and Residences in Toronto by Lifetime, Ink and Wallman Architects
May 16, 2012 11:30 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The popularity of hotel-condominium developments within Toronto has so far been expressed through a surge in high-end brands taking root within the city — The Four Seasons, Trump ... read more

UrbanToronto tours the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Part 2

SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Toronto
May 15, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday, in Part 1 of our series we brought you in through the forest of scaffolding currently set up to finish the lower floors of the SickKids Research and Learning Centre tower on Bay Street. ... read more

Canary District Condos Looking to Change Development Within Toronto

Canary District Condos in Toronto Dundee Kilmer and KPMB Architects
May 15, 2012 3:24 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Canary District Condominiums within the West Don Lands officially broke ground this morning at the corner of Mill and Cherry Streets in downtown Toronto. The ceremony was preceded by an ... read more

Substantial Development in the Works for Sherbourne and Front Street East

177 - 197 Front Street East in Toronto by Pemberton Group
May 15, 2012 1:31 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
A development proposal was brought to our attention last week for a project that is sparking some discontent amongst UrbanToronto forum members. Forum member, ChriskayTO snapped a photo ... read more

Breaking: Preliminary Project Info for Canary District Condominiums

Canary District Condominiums in Toronto by Dundee Kilmer and architectsAlliance
May 15, 2012 11:15 am | by Anonymous | Comments
After a bit of confusion over what exactly the Canary District is, we've received some clarification. DundeeKilmer along with its design team held an in-depth press conference this morning, ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: Couture by Monarch

Couture in Toronto by the Monarch Group and Graziani and Corazza Architects
May 15, 2012 9:35 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Monarch Group's Couture The Condominium is beginning to make its mark on Ted Rogers Way, as well as the Yonge and Bloor skyline. The tower, located just north of Charles Street, has already topped ... read more

UrbanToronto tours the SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Part 1

SickKids Research and Learning Centre, Toronto
May 14, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If any current local construction project could be described as a sleeper hit on UrbanToronto, it is the new SickKids Research and Learning Centre tower on Bay Street. This 21-storey tower with ... read more

Streetcar Developments Introduces Metro to Queen West

The Carnaby in Toronto by Streetcar Developments and Tact Architects
May 14, 2012 1:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Last month UrbanToronto stopped by the sales centre for The Carnaby, Streetcar Development's newest project, located at Dufferin and Queen in Beaconsfield Village. The site model helped us get a ... read more

DataBase Project of the Day: The Carlaw

The Carlaw in Toronto by Streetcar Developments with Tact Architecture
May 14, 2012 11:08 am | by Anonymous | Comments
After a brief hiatus we're reviving the DataBase Project of the Day feature in order to highlight projects across Toronto and the GTA that have caught our interest and that of our readers. The ... read more

Lanterra's soaring Burano heading for completion on Bay

May 11, 2012 6:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently got a chance to tour Burano, Lanterra Developments' towering new 50-storey condo project on Bay, with lots of interesting stops along the way. On the day of our visit the ... read more

Clean Slate for The Berwick as Yonge & Eglinton's Latest Development Gets Underway

The Berwick, Toronto Condos, Andrin Homes, The Brown Group of Companies Inc.
May 11, 2012 12:20 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Berwick and CityTowns at The Berwick by Andrin Homes and The Brown Group of Companies Inc. has been in the works since early 2008, when the developer applied for ... read more

The Interview: Marc Freedman of VHL Developments

May 10, 2012 1:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sat down with Marc Freedman of VHL Developments to talk about the developer and their condominium project at 2150 Lawrence Avenue East. read more