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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

Plaza's Musee Reaches Grade as Oneeleven Continues to Rise

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto, oneeleven, Harhay
April 14, 2015 5:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been following the activity at the side-by-side construction sites of Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's oneeleven Condos, two condominium developments on Adelaide Street West, at ... read more

Tree House Residents to Take Root in Birch Cliff

The Tree House presentation centre, image by Craig White
April 14, 2015 4:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Southwest Scarborough's Birch Cliff neighbourhood is about to welcome three blocks of modern condominium townhomes designed by the bold Winnipeg-based 5468796 Architecture. Developed ... read more

Globe and Mail Centre Now Pushing Past Ground Level

Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
April 13, 2015 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is picking up speed at the site of First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre, a 17-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed office building that will add 500,000 ... read more

Excavation and Demolition Ongoing at E Condos Site

E Condos, Toronto, Roy Varacalli, Bazis Inc., Metropia, RioCan
April 13, 2015 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we checked in on the status of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a two-tower condominium development designed by Rosario ... read more

Construction Under Way on Rockport's Montgomery Square

Montgomery Square, Rockport Group, RAW Design, Toronto
April 13, 2015 1:18 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located on the west side of Yonge Street north of Eglinton Avenue, Postal Station K is a 1936-built heritage structure, one of the few buildings around the world to include the crest of Edward ... read more

Westbank and Allied Propose 57-storey Tower for 19 Duncan Street

Looking east towards 19 Duncan, Toronto
April 10, 2015 7:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Westbank Corp. and Allied Properties REIT are proposing to redevelop 19 Duncan Street at Adelaide Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. Built in 1908 as the Southam Press Building and ... read more

First Phase of BMO Field Renovations Nearing Completion

BMO Field Renovations, MLSE, Toronto
April 10, 2015 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few weeks left until the May 10th home opener at BMO Field, the race is on to finish the first phase of Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment's renovations on the sporting ... read more

Winning Entry Announced for Jack Layton Ferry Terminal

April 10, 2015 4:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A design competition was launched by WaterfrontToronto in November 2014 to find a team to redesign both the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and the adjacent Harbour Square Park. The ... read more

Toronto's Ten Tallest Buildings Now Under Construction

10 tallest, toronto, skyscraper
April 10, 2015 12:10 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Toronto is currently in the middle of a record building boom. In the last decade or so, the skyline has expanded rapidly as large numbers of condominium and office buildings have been constructed ... read more

Streetcar's The Taylor Rises Above Grade as The Carlaw Progresses

The Carlaw, The Taylor, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
April 9, 2015 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood, construction is progressing at the site of Streetcar Developments' adjacent The Carlaw and The Taylor condominium ... read more