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Hardhat Tour: First Residents to Move into Tridel's Two Old Mill

Downtown Toronto seen from the rooftop terrace, image by Marcus Mitanis
April 30, 2015 12:05 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
We last checked in on Tridel's One and Two Old Mill a couple weeks ago, when we recapped the progress taking place on the exterior of the two Kirkor Architects-designed ... read more

KingSett Capital Proposes 62- and 73-Storey Towers for Yonge Street

Proposal for 385 Yonge Street by KingSett Capital, Toronto, Quadrangle
April 29, 2015 5:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
KingSett Capital has submitted an application to the City of Toronto for a redevelopment of eight properties on the east side of Yonge Street south of Gerrard. The proposal, designed by Quadrangle ... read more

Heritage 1911 Church to be Incorporated into Midtown Condo

Blue Diamond Condos at Imperial Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
April 29, 2015 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction work draws closer to completion at the site of Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza on St. Clair Avenue West, we have been looking at plans for the developer's redevelopment ... read more

Rain Condos Rising as Sales Continue for Second Phase 'Senses'

Phase one, Rain, rising at Empire Communities' site on Kerr Street in Oakville
April 29, 2015 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Greater Toronto Area is experiencing a housing book across the region, with new development not just intensifying central areas, but also reinvigorating suburban areas too. Oakville in ... read more

City of Toronto Cutting Red Tape for Affordable Housing

Mixed-income affordable housing planned for 200 Madison Avenue, Toronto
April 28, 2015 11:25 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
On a plot of City–owned land yesterday at 200 Madison Avenue, south of Davenport Road, Mayor John Tory announced his Open Door initiative which will encourage developers to build more affordable ... read more

Greenland Group to Break Ground on King Blue Condos

King Blue Condos Page + Steele IBI Group Greenland Group Westinghouse
April 27, 2015 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In 2014 developers Easton’s Group and Remington Group sold their interests in the King Blue Condominiums development in Toronto's Entertainment District to Shanghai-based Greenland ... read more

Harhay and Carttera Propose 34-Storey Condo for Esplanade Site

Looking southwest towards 75 The Esplanade, image by architectsAlliance
April 24, 2015 10:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Harhay Developments and Carttera Private Equities have submitted a proposal to the City of Toronto for a 34-storey condominium to be located at 75 The Esplanade, at the southwest corner with ... read more

The Guvernment/Kool Haus: Its History/It's History

Demolition begins with the entrance to Kool Haus, image by kotsy
April 23, 2015 5:42 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
Electronic music in Toronto found a new home when Charles Kabouth bought the massive 60,000 square foot space that housed RPM nightclub in 1996. He built 5 rooms under 1 roof to compete with the ... read more

Hotel X Now Topped-Off at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, NORR Architects, Stephen B Jacobs Group, The Library Hotel Collection,B
April 23, 2015 4:42 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
To the southwest of Toronto's Downtown on Lake Shore Blvd, Exhibition Place is where families, couples and friends alike come to enjoy the CNE, trade fairs, cultural events, sports facilities, and ... read more

Victorian Townhome Facades Saved For 7 St. Thomas

7 St. Thomas, St. Thomas Commercial Develoments, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 22, 2015 11:42 am | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Work is progressing at the site of St. Thomas Commercial Develoments' new project 7 St. Thomas, a nine-storey mixed-use development by award winning Hariri Pontarini Architects, ... read more

Ground Broken for Great Gulf's Monde Condominiums

Officials break the ground for Monde, image by Marcus Mitanis
April 21, 2015 3:18 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Just a few short weeks following the ground breaking of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Great Gulf Homes celebrated the official start of construction today for the ... read more

More Floors, More Cladding Shaping Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
April 21, 2015 2:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is rapidly progressing at the site of Great Gulf Homes' landmark One Bloor East development at Yonge and Bloor. When we last checked in on the 75-storey, Hariri ... read more

LCBO Lands Sale to Fund Infrastructure Projects Across Ontario

LCBO lands, Toronto, infrastructure, development
April 20, 2015 5:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last Fall, the Government of Ontario announced their intention to sell off the LCBO headquarters' 11-acre site on Toronto's waterfront for private development, posting a request for ... read more

66 Isabella Now 20 Storeys Up in Church-Wellesley Neighbourhood

66 Isabella, Mohican Holdings, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
April 20, 2015 2:47 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
It has been 45 years since the rental apartment at 66 Isabella was built tower-in-the-park style in Toronto's Church-Wellesley Village. With the province of Ontario mandating intensification, ... read more

Toronto Raptors Practice Facility Progressing at Exhibition Place

High Performance Basketball Development and Training Centre, MLSE, Raptors
April 20, 2015 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The NBA Playoffs are under way, and after losing Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, the fourth-seeded Toronto Raptors are looking to defeat the fifth seed Washington Wizards to even ... read more

Fuse Condos Now Rising at the Corner of Dupont and Lansdowne

Fuse &Fuse2 Condos, Neudorfer Corporation and Channington Developments, Barrett
April 17, 2015 4:25 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Annexed to the City of Toronto in 1909, Davenport Village was known for its industrial facilities providing jobs to the many Italian and Portuguese Canadians settled in the area. Since the decline ... read more

New WZMH-Designed Data Centre Opens on Parliament Street

Parliament Data Centre, Equinix, IBX, TR2, WZMH, Bresler
April 17, 2015 4:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of a new data centre on Parliament Street just south of Front on the edge of Toronto's Distillery District. Developed by Bresler and ... read more

First Signs of Demolition Signal Start of Work at 1 Yorkville Site

1 Yorkville condos Toronto, Rosario Varacalli, Bazis, Plaza
April 15, 2015 4:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several planned high-rise developments are set to reshape the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood in the coming years, including Bazis and Plaza's ambitious condominium project, 1 ... read more

Below-Grade Levels Rising at Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
April 15, 2015 3:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer Camrost-Felcorp is in the process of redeveloping the former Yorkville Four Seasons site, converting the previous location of the hotel into a condominium tower, while also ... read more

Tridel's One and Two Old Mill Condos Substantially Complete

One Old Mill, KirKor Architects, Tidel
April 15, 2015 11:42 am | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The downtown core of Toronto has become a hotbed of development, with new office buildings and skyscrpaing condominium towers popping up in nearly every corner. The city is growing in further out ... read more