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Daniels Waterfront Progressing Across From Sugar Beach

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Daniels Corporation, RAW, Toronto
December 19, 2016 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's nascent East Bayfront district is abuzz with construction activity, as a new wave of waterfront projects will soon bring some vitality to a quiet stretch of Queens Quay. Among the most ... read more

34-50 King East: architectsAlliance Design Praised at DRP

34-50 King Street East, Toronto, by Larco Investments Inc., architectsAlliance
December 16, 2016 5:32 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"It's a pretty terrific proposal," one Design Review Panel member concluded. With a scale model of the tower planned for 34-50 King Street East as the centrepiece of the room, the City ... read more

Mercer Street's 57-Storey 'O' Re-worked as 49-Storey 'U'

December 16, 2016 5:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Early last year, Madison Homes' audacious concept for a 67-storey O-shaped tower on Toronto's Mercer Street quickly became one of the year's most talked-about potential developments. While the ... read more

155 Redpath Rises as Excavation Proceeds for 150 Redpath

155 Redpath Avenue, Freed, CD Capital, architectsAlliance, Toronto
December 16, 2016 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The blocks north and east of Toronto's Yonge-Eglinton intersection support a growing residential population, with new condominium towers adding to the area's established stock of mid-century ... read more

Developer Revises Plan for Church Conversion on High Park Ave

December 16, 2016 1:00 pm | by Doug Ascanio Graffeo | Comments
A revised proposal by TRAC Developments Inc. seeks to repurpose the former High Park Alhambra United Church in Toronto's High Park area into a condominium building containing 77 residential units. ... read more

Lowest Levels Taking Shape at Rockport's Montgomery Square

Montgomery Square, Rockport Group, RAW Design, Toronto
December 16, 2016 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A resurgence in new-build rental housing continues throughout Toronto, evidenced by new rental towers springing up in various neighourhoods across the city. Just north of the intersection of Yonge ... read more

Britannia Farm Master Plan Approved by Peel School Board

Britannia Farms, Peel District School Board, Mississauga
December 15, 2016 4:18 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
News first broke in 2008 when it was announced the Peel District School Board had approved a 99-year lease with an asset management firm that wanted to construct up to eight new high-rise ... read more

43-Storey Rental Tower Topping Off at 561 Sherbourne

561 Sherbourne, Medallion Corp, Page + Steele/IBI Group, Toronto
December 15, 2016 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise infill development continues to add density to neighbourhoods around Toronto, including St. James Town, already one of the country's most densely populated neighbourhoods. On Sherbourne ... read more

Developer Seeks More Density for Third Block at Emerald City

December 14, 2016 5:04 pm | by Cody Kita | Comments
Emerald City is a three block redevelopment of Toronto's Parkway Forest neighbourhood, a low and mid-rise rental apartment and townhome community original built in the 1960s and 1970s at Sheppard ... read more

VMC: Explosive Growth Shaping Vaughan's New Downtown

The new plaza as a centrepiece of the imagined Downtown, image courtesy of Claud
December 14, 2016 4:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
North of Toronto's city limits, Vaughan's new urban centre is rising at a SimCity pace. Spurred on by the planned 2017 opening of the Toronto Yonge-Spading Subway Extension (TYSSE), the 442-acre ... read more

Detached Homes Proposed for Scarborough Redevelopment Site

3000 Kennedy Road, Toronto, David Johnston Architect, CIM Kennedy Creek Inc.
December 14, 2016 11:12 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
It's not news that Toronto is growing rapidly. Development applications have been flooding into the City's planning department in recent years, mostly for high-rise, high-density developments with ... read more

Plans for 35-Storey Residential Tower on Erskine Avenue Evolve

18-30 Erskine Avenue, KG Group, Kirkor Architects Planners, Toronto
December 13, 2016 3:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being granted planning approval in late 2015, a planned high-rise residential tower on Midtown Toronto's Erskine Avenue continues to evolve. Formerly a project of developer Pemberton Group ... read more