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Toronto's Port Lands Part 1: The Planning Framework Evolves

Port Lands Planning Framework, Waterfront Toronto, Toronto, Port Lands
May 5, 2017 6:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It's the next great frontier of development, yet instead of cowboys and tumbleweed, you will likely only find brownfield sites and industrial complexes in Toronto's sprawling Port Lands. As ... read more

Trio of Wellington Street Proposals Face Vocal Public Scrutiny

Aerial view of the three sites, showing 504 (orange), 488 (teal), and 474 (red),
May 5, 2017 5:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Bookended by a pair of parks, the stretch of Wellington Street between Spadina and Portland has suddenly become one of Downtown Toronto's most frenetically active development hubs. Still ... read more

UofT: Engineering and Entrepreneurship Hub Rises on St. George

U of T, Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Toronto
May 5, 2017 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of the University of Toronto's Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship has yielded much progress in the early months of 2017, with the complex now a ... read more

Excavation Progressing for Brookdale on Avenue Road

Brookdale on Avenue, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Fortress, RAW, Toronto
May 5, 2017 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was the dead of Winter when we last checked in on the construction progress of Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes, and Fortress Real Developments' Brookdale on ... read more

Toronto City Council Advances Wave of Downtown Developments

Mirvish Village, Toronto, Westbank Corp, ERA and Henriquez Partners Architects
May 5, 2017 10:10 am | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
In last week's Toronto City Council meeting, the City moved to advance a number of high-profie projects acorss the Downtown core. The approved projects include prominent high-rise developments ... read more

Major New Project Marks Greenland Canada's 3rd Anniversary

The "hero rendering" of the design concept for Greenland's next project, origina
May 4, 2017 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Greenland Group Canada celebrated its third anniversary last night in the cavernous space of the former FedEx warehouse at Sherbourne and Lake Shore in Toronto's transforming East Bayfront ... read more

Queens Quay Office Complex Taking Shape at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas, Toronto
May 4, 2017 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two years after the demolition of the Guvernment nightclub at Queens Quay and Jarvis, the former footprint of the waterfront entertainment facility is abuzz with construction activity as work ... read more

North York Townhouse Complex Set to Replace Industrial Plaza

May 4, 2017 12:08 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Housing is a hot topic in Toronto and the GTHA, and the difference between supply and demand is a topic of great debate. While new suburban developments are increasing in density, taking up the ... read more

More High-Rise Infill Proposed for Midtown's Broadway Avenue

75 Broadway Avenue by WZMH Architects for Timbercreek Communities, Toronto
May 3, 2017 4:15 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Adding to the steady pace of development plans proposed within Toronto's infill capital, Yonge and Eglinton, another application brought forth by Timbercreek Communities has been submitted to the ... read more

Demolition Underway for Tridel's Form Condos on McCaul Street

May 3, 2017 1:50 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
In recent weeks, preparatory demolition work has begun on the site of Tridel's Form Condos. The 14-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condominium will replace a pair of low-rise ... read more

Cladding Installation Shapes Concert's Topped-Off 88 Scott

May 2, 2017 2:05 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
As its tentative late-2017 completion date nears, cladding installation has continued to progress at Downtown Toronto's 58-storey 88 Scott Street condominium. Since our last update—which ... read more