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Plans For 19-Storey Office Tower at 65 King East Revealed

65-75 King Street East, Toronto, by Carttera Private Equities, Page + Steele
March 29, 2016 11:25 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The first community consultation for Carttera Private Equities' proposed office tower at 65-75 King Street East was, for the most part, a reserved affair. Lawyers, developers, and City of Toronto ... read more

Growth to Watch For in 2016: Downtown Toronto

March 28, 2016 6:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As we near the end of our Growth to Watch For series for 2016, we have finally reached the heart of Toronto, as this edition explores developments happening in the Downtown Core. Encompassing ... read more

Finishing Touches Complete Aesthetic of Audi Midtown Toronto Dealership

Audi Midtown Toronto, Teeple Architects, Eastern Construction
March 28, 2016 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Motorists passing by the Highway 401/404/DVP interchange may have noticed a large and curious looking structure taking shape to the northeast over the past several months. Now brandishing its well ... read more

Five-Tower Development Could Replace Etobicoke's Plant World

4000 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, by Lanterra, Page + Steele / IBI Group
March 28, 2016 1:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just east of Royal York Road in Toronto suburb of Etobicoke, a 19,392 m² lot at 4000 Eglinton Avenue West could soon be transformed into a dense high-rise cluster. Currently home to the Plant ... read more

Growth to Watch For in 2016: Downtown Toronto North

55 Charles St W, Azuria
March 24, 2016 6:32 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In this edition of our Growth to Watch For series, we will take a tour of Downtown North, a relatively small, yet rapidly intensifying area of Toronto defined by the University, Bay, and ... read more

1-7 Yonge Redevelopment to Include Toronto's Tallest Tower

Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini Architects, 1-7 Yonge, Toronto
March 24, 2016 4:33 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
More details have emerged of the landmark 1-7 Yonge Redevelopment on the Toronto Star Lands with a recent resubmission by Pinnacle International to the City for zoning amendments. ... read more

29-Storey Residential Tower Proposed for Yonge North of Finch

5840-5870 Yonge Street, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 24, 2016 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal has surfaced for a stretch of Yonge Street immediately opposite Newtonbrook Plaza at Yonge and Cummer—itself slated for a massive redevelopment—a short distance north of Finch ... read more

Dupont Street Prepares for a Wave of Redevelopment

420 Dupont Street, 275 Albany Avenue, dupont, toronto, Teeple Architects, tridel
March 23, 2016 6:18 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
An engine for population growth in Ontario, the Greater Toronto Area is expected to reach a population of 9.4 million by 2041, compared to 6.5 million in 2013. In Toronto alone, the population is ... read more

Seaton House Redevelopment Continues to Move Forward

Seaton House Redevelopment, City of Toronto, Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc.
March 23, 2016 1:36 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"I've heard it described as hostile," Ward 27's Kristyn Wong-Tam told us late last year, characterizing the City of Toronto's troubled Seaton House as a facility structurally ill-equipped to meet ... read more

Etobicoke General Set to Construct New Patient Care Tower

The new patient care tower, image courtesy of
March 22, 2016 4:32 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Redevelopment plans for the Etobicoke General Hospital are continuing to move forward, with the selection of a preferred proponent to design, build, finance, and maintain a new 250,000 ft² Patient ... read more

Fuse & Fuse2 Condos Adding Urban Feel to Davenport Village

Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, Barrett Architect, Burka Architects, Neudorfer Corporation
March 22, 2016 4:10 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Work continues on Neudorfer Corporation's multi-phase redevelopment scheme transforming Davenport Village, as Fuse & Fuse2 Condos take shape at the intersection of Dupont Street ... read more

Growth to Watch For in 2016: Bloor-Yorkville

Exhibit Residences, Bazis Group, Metropia, Plaza, Rosario "Roy" Varacalli
March 21, 2016 7:24 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Once a refuge of hippies, artists, and folk singers, Yorkvillle has transformed over the last forty years to become one of the city's toniest neighbourhoods, home to the country's most expensive ... read more

12-Storey Residential Proposal at Scarborough's Bridlewood Mall

3268 Finch Street East, Toronto, by SRN Architects
March 21, 2016 4:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the corner of Finch and Warden, Scarborough's Bridlewood Mall could be joined by a 12-storey residential building. Proposed at the southwest corner of the mall property at 3268 Finch ... read more

Hariri Pontarini-Designed 7 St. Thomas Revealing its Curves

7 St. Thomas, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini, St. Thomas Commercial Develoments
March 21, 2016 3:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few blocks to the west of Great Gulf's curvaceous One Bloor East, a much smaller Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed has begun to show similar curves in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville ... read more

Tower Cranes Dismantled at First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre

Globe and Mail Centre, Toronto, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt Architects
March 21, 2016 11:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since celebrating its official topping off ceremony back in December, construction of First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre has continued to make progress. The 17-storey Diamond ... read more

The Canary District: Toronto Gains a New Neighbourhood in April

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
March 18, 2016 6:16 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
It's almost here. Toronto's Canary District will be welcoming its first residents and retailers in April, with the Cherry Street gates set to open to the public late this month. Ahead of the big ... read more

Plaza's Musée Condos Moves Closer to Completion on Adelaide

Musée condos, Toronto, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza
March 18, 2016 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the time of our most recent article covering Plaza's Musée Condos, the 17-storey Quadrangle Architects-designed condominium development in Toronto's King West neighbourhood was ... read more

Work Continues to Enlarge Excavation at Zigg Condos Site

Zigg Condos, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes, Kirkor Architects
March 18, 2016 5:15 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Once a row of stately century homes along St. Clair West, the future site of the 11-storey, Kirkor Architects-designed, ZIGG Condos by Madison Homes and Fieldgate Homes has been ... read more

Downtown Stretch of Yonge Street Designated as Heritage District

Looking north on Yonge Street, image by UT Forum contributor G.L.17
March 18, 2016 11:20 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At Toronto City Council's March 10th meeting, the Yonge Street Heritage Conservation District was approved. The decision makes a 1-kilometre Downtown stretch—spanning from College to Bloor—a ... read more

Crane Raised for 5-Storey Commercial Development in Rosedale

1128 Yonge Street, Urbacon, Lemay, Toronto
March 17, 2016 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the western edge of Toronto's tony Rosedale, a former Yonge Street car wash location is in the process of being replaced with a new commercial building. Developer Urbacon's 1128 ... read more