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Initial Occupancy, Amenities Soon to Complete at Backstage

Backstage on The Esplanade, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa
March 1, 2017 2:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With all but the last residents now moved in, construction is almost finished at Backstage on the Esplanade in Downtown Toronto. While most of the suite interiors are now fully complete, work on ... read more

2 St. Thomas Luxury Rental Growing Tall in Yorkville

2 St. Thomas, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Kingsett Capital, Bentall Kennedy
February 28, 2017 5:52 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Purpose-built rental buildings are back as part of Toronto's residential development scene. In recent years, it had been all luxury condominiums that were being added to Yorkville's landscape, in ... read more

Scarborough: Guild Inn Restoration Takes Shape

Guild Inn Restoration, Toronto, by Dynamic Hospitality and Entertainment
February 27, 2017 6:48 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In November of 2015, the ceremonial shovels hit the ground at Scarborough's Guild Inn, formally kicking off the restoration process of a building—and a long-time community hub—that dates back to ... read more

Concert Properties' 88 Scott Reaches Its Final Height

88 Scott Street, Page+Steele/IBI Group, Concert Properties, Toronto
February 27, 2017 4:23 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
A major milestone has been reached for Concert Properties' 88 Scott Street. Construction workers have now reached the final height of the condominium tower, structurally topping out at 204 metres ... read more

Podium Levels Growing Taller at Canderel's YC Condos

YC Condos, Toronto, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
February 27, 2017 1:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mixed-use residential condominium is taking shape just north of the Downtown Toronto intersection for which it is named. Canderel's YC Condos, half a block north of ... read more

Cresford Unveils Plans for 98-Storey Tower at Yonge & Gerrard

February 24, 2017 10:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Rising to an incredible 98 storeys, Toronto's—and Canada's—tallest building could be coming to the southeast corner of Yonge and Gerrard. Designed by New York's Kohn Pedersen Fox for Cresford ... read more

Growth to Watch for 2017: Beaches, Leslieville, & The Danforth

growth to watch for 2017, Toronto
February 24, 2017 6:25 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This edition of our Growth to Watch For series continues westward from our recent Central Scarborough instalment, exploring all of the development happening in the neighbourhoods east of ... read more

Podium Concepts Revealed at Church & Wellesley Consultation

552 Church Street, 3XN Architects, One Properties, Toronto
February 24, 2017 5:18 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
When One Properties purchased buildings at the northwest corner of Church and Wellesley, the very heart of Toronto's gay community, Ward 27 Councillor Kristyn Wong Tam was ready to hear about ... read more

Deer Park United Church Demolition Reveals Glimpse into Past

Blue Diamond Condos at Imperial Plaza, Deer Park United Church, Camrost-Felcorp
February 24, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition of the 1911-built Norman-Gothic-style Deer Park United Church at 129 St. Clair Avenue West is now providing passersby with a unique glimpse into the site's past. Kicked off in late ... read more

Densified: Redevelopment Plans Evolve on Eglinton East of Laird

939 Eglinton Avenue East, Page+Steele/IBI Group, Diamond Corp, Toronto
February 23, 2017 6:15 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In 2017, a trip along Toronto's Eglinton Avenue East still takes us through seemingly suburban areas marked by large surface parking lots, strip plazas, big box stores and wide roads. By late ... read more