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MOD's FIVE Condos Tops Off at Yonge and St. Joseph

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA Architects
October 9, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress of FIVE Condos, a 48-storey condominium development at Yonge and St. Joseph by ... read more

Glass Sphere Nearing Completion at Erin Mills Town Centre

October 9, 2014 10:50 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Erin Mills Town Centre opened in 1989 on Mississauga's far west side, and 25 years later it is now undergoing a $100-million makeover, aiming to become a 'world-class' urban retail destination ... read more

Omega on the Park Officially Launched at Concord Park Place

Concord Senior Manager of Project Marketing Brian Fong. Image by Marcus Mitanis
October 8, 2014 12:15 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another addition to the master-planned Concord Park Place is coming in the form of a 35-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed tower. Officially unveiled on Tuesday, Omega on the ... read more

Exterior Details Turn Up the Wow Factor as One Bloor East Grows

October 8, 2014 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the growth of Great Gulf Homes' landmark One Bloor East development, which has been rising steadily from the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor ... read more

Omega on the Park to be Next Phase of Concord Park Place

Omega on the Park at Concord Park Place by Concord Adex
October 7, 2014 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another faceted tower has just been announced for the growing Concord Park Place community near Bessarion station on the TTC's Sheppard subway line. Omega on the Park is the name of the ... read more

Podium Levels Now Taking Shape at Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
October 7, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a little while since we last checked in on the construction progress of Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences, a 32-storey, Rosario Varacalli-designed condominium tower now ... read more

H&W's Fontana Condos Helping Create an Urban Core for Markham

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Markham, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
October 6, 2014 10:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent months we have looked at both the model suite and the ongoing construction progress at Fontana, a new four-building condominium project by H&W Development Corp., ... read more

The Mercer Condos Near Completion in the Entertainment District

The Mercer, King and Mercer, Beaverhall Homes, Graywood Development, Toronto
October 3, 2014 4:45 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
At the corner of Mercer and John Streets, and just steps away from bustling King Street is The Mercer, the latest condominium development by Beaverhall Homes and Graywood Developments. Recently ... read more

Construction Webcams Keep Tabs on Projects Around Toronto

Toronto construction webcams
October 3, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Towards the end of 2013, we took a look at the various construction webcam feeds broadcasting up-to-date images of construction sites across the web. Many months later, it's time for an update as ... read more

Saving the Mosaic Floor at MOD's Massey Tower Condo Site

The heritage bank building at 197 Yonge Street hides activity inside, Toronto
October 2, 2014 5:00 pm | by Zainab Habib | Comments
Demolition quietly began three months ago at 197 Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto, currently the site of a heritage bank building, but soon to be Yonge Street's next major landmark. Hidden behind ... read more

The Hoarding, Hoist, and Crane are Gone at Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide condos, Toronto: cladding going up where the hoist was
October 2, 2014 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominium development in the Entertainment District continues to add residential density to an area once dominated by night clubs and after-hours venues. With a new wave of projects ... read more

New PATH Link Opens to RBC WaterPark Place

PATH network extension, Toronto, Southcore, bridge
October 1, 2014 6:37 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We recently covered the installation of a new PATH bridge spanning over Lake Shore Boulevard but under the Gardiner Expressway This was followed by the raising of a second bridge spanning over ... read more

More Design Details Appearing at Queen Richmond Centre West

Queen Richmond Centre West, Queen Richmond, Allied Properties REIT, Toronto
October 1, 2014 1:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
What was once the centre of the Torontonian nightlife has seen impressive changes over the past decade. Condominium towers now overlook the Entertainment District and the corner of Richmond and ... read more

Topping Off September 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

156 Front West, Topping Off September 2014
October 1, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Summer has ended, unfortunately, but despite the approaching Winter, the Toronto development and real estate scene just keeps getting hotter and hotter. With the month of September now behind us, ... read more

Application Submitted for Sky-Scraping Towers at Concord CityPlace

Podium rendering, Signature Towers, Concord CityPlace
October 1, 2014 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The master-planned community of Concord CityPlace has grown from disused railway yards on Downtown Toronto's doorstep into one of Canada's most densely populated neighbourhoods in just over a ... read more

Streetcar's Riverside Square to Transform Queen Street East

Riverside Square will include retail and pedestrian spaces. Image by Streetcar.
September 30, 2014 4:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Although they have only been in business since 2002, Streetcar Developments has already made a big impact in some of Toronto's trendiest neighbourhoods. Much of their new building stock is located ... read more

The Bean to Bring Mid-Rise Condos to Dufferin North of Eglinton

The Bean Condominiums, Toronto, Royalpark Homes, Romanov Romanov Architects
September 30, 2014 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of the Crosstown LRT is making more areas of Toronto attractive for redevelopment, and developers are finding undervalued properties to improve. One such site is on Dufferin Street, ... read more

New GO Bus Terminal Slated for Massive 45-141 Bay Development

Revised plan for 45-141 Bay Street redevelopment. Image by Ivanhoé Cambridge.
September 30, 2014 12:02 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Plans were announced by real estate company Ivanhoé Cambridge and the provincially-run GTA transit agency Metrolinx on Tuesday to include a new bus terminal at the site of an ... read more

Construction Wrapping Up on Waterlink at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Condos, Toronto, Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAlliance
September 29, 2014 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Occupancies continue to transform Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 from a construction site into a community. Though work on ... read more

Avant Garde Design Pushed to New Heights at River City 3

River City 3 Condos, Toronto, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects
September 29, 2014 12:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Fans of the avant garde modernism of UrbanCapital's River City development will be pleased to hear that the next phase of the Saucier + Perrotte Architects-designed development will be ... read more