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Crane Installation Marks Major Milestone for Concert's 88 Scott

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
October 27, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Concert Properties' 88 Scott since the project's earliest stages, including the careful disassembly and demolition of the ... read more

Cladding Seals Out the Cold at DAZ's Abacus Lofts on Dundas West

Abacus Lofts, DAZ, Quadrangle Architects, RAW Design, Toronto
October 27, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Truly innovative designs for residential projects, like Abacus Lofts by developer DAZ and builder 59 Project Management, are still rare in Toronto, so it's worthwhile ... read more

Planning Documents Reveal More Details on 45 Bay Development

45 Bay Street Toronto, Wlkinson Eyre, Hines, Ivanhoé Cambridge
October 27, 2014 11:08 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
One of the most buzz-worthy developments on UrbanToronto this year has certainly been the 45 Bay Street Redevelopment which would transform a land east of Union Station and the Air Canada ... read more

Construction of the U of T's Jackman Law Building Progressing

U of T Jackman Law Building Expansion, Hariri Pontarini Architects
October 27, 2014 9:25 am | by Ryan Heuler | Comments
It has been several months since we last looked in on the construction of the University of Toronto's Jackman Law Building. The expansion, designed by Hariri Pontarini ... read more

Backstage On The Esplanade Rising into the Downtown Skyline

Backstage Condos Toronto by Castlepoint, Cityzen, and Fernbrook Homes
October 24, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Backstage On The Esplanade, a 36-storey condominium tower by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa, has been progressing ... read more

The Crane Comes Down at Great Gulf and Lifetime's X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects
October 24, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this month we took a look at the recent construction progress of Lifetime Developments and Great Gulf Homes' X2 Condominiums, a 49-storey, Wallman ... read more

Upper Floors Taking Shape At King + Condos

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, ERA Architects
October 23, 2014 5:10 pm | by Erin Cassidy | Comments
Construction on the King Plus Development's King + Condos has passed the half-way point on the way to the top of the 17-storey condominium located at Sherbourne and King on Downtown Toronto's east ... read more

Cladding Installation Under Way at Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH Architects, Toronto
October 23, 2014 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last took a look at the construction of Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre in early-July, when the five-storey, 22,000-square-meter (236,000 square-foot) data ... read more

Plans Reveal New Details for Ryerson Church Street Development

Ryerson Church Street Development, Perkins + Will, Toronto
October 22, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, we reported on plans for Ryerson's Church Street Development (CSD), which will add a major presence to Church Street with a 27-storey educational and residential ... read more

Our First Look at Royalpark Homes' The Bean Condos

The Bean Condominiums, Toronto, Royalpark Homes, Romanov Romanov Architects
October 21, 2014 11:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced The Bean Condominiums, a newly announced 50-unit boutique condominium development by Royalpark Homes coming to Dufferin Street a few blocks north of Eglinton ... read more

Construction of Oxford's EY Tower Approaching Grade

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH Architects
October 21, 2014 9:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A block west of the construction site for the Bay Adelaide Centre's east tower, another office tower will soon be rising from the ground. Oxford Properties' EY Tower at 100 Adelaide ... read more

Streetcar's The Carlaw and The Taylor Growing in Leslieville

The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architects, Toronto
October 20, 2014 4:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Streetcar Developments' The Carlaw is making some impressive progress, with construction now reaching above the tenth floor of the 12-storey, 320 ... read more

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held for Rockport's The Nest Condos

Rockport Group and RAW Design join Councillor Mihevc, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 12:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The installation of the right-of-way for the TTC's St. Clair streetcar route was not without controversy. The line is now proving its worth, however, in both speeding the commute on the street, ... read more

Construction of DUKE Condos Begins with Official Ground Breaking

Event attended by TAS CEO/President Mazyar Mortazavi, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 11:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Downtown Toronto's population growth has led to a complementary surge in high-rise construction, dramatically changing the city's skyline. For areas outside downtown, mid-rises are beginning to ... read more

Centennial College Culinary Arts Centre and Residence Under Way

Centennial College, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Knightstone Capital
October 20, 2014 9:53 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Centennial College Progress campus is renewing its partnership with Diamond Schmitt Architects. The esteemed architects most recently designed the elegantly modern Library and Academic ... read more

A Year of Growth at Perspective Condos on the Humber Valley

Perspective Condos, Pianosi Development Group, Turner Fleischer Architects
October 17, 2014 10:35 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Though the majority of Toronto's development is centred in and around downtown, some developers know that there are good sites worth intensifying in other parts of the city. On the edge of the ... read more

Excavation to Bottom Out at Plaza's Musee Condominiums

Musée Condos, OneEleven, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza, Harthay Developments
October 16, 2014 2:52 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The streetscape around Adelaide Street West and Bathurst has, just like the rest of the Entertainment District, been going through a complete transformation over the past decade. Two side-by-side ... read more

Sam Mizrahi Reveals a Few Details for Bloor and Yonge Development

1 Bloor West, Stollerys, Mizrahi Khalili Developments, The One, Toronto
October 16, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this month, news broke on the coming redevelopment of the Yonge and Bloor intersection's last remaining low-rise corner, with Mizrahi Developments' recent purchase of the 30,000 ... read more

Thompson Residences Have Topped Off on King Street West

Thompson Residences, Freed Development, Saucier+Perotte, King and Bathurst
October 15, 2014 3:23 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Freed Developments' project is taking its final shape at the corner of King and Bathurst. Designed by Montreal-based architects Saucier+Perrotte, Thompson Residences are comprised of a ... read more

Ghods Builders Bringing Twin Tower Complex to North York

5959 Yonge Street Condos North York, designed by Kirkor Architects for Ghods
October 15, 2014 2:02 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
North York has exploded with construction activity lately, especially around the busy intersection of Yonge and Sheppard. A few kilometres north however, where highrises begin to transition to ... read more