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Rising EY Tower Adds Angles to Downtown Toronto Skyline

EY Tower, Oxford Properties, Kohn Pederson Fox, WZMH Architects, Toronto
January 7, 2016 6:11 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
An exciting new addition to the Financial District is nearing its full height as Oxford Properties' 40-storey EY Tower is quickly taking shape. The dramatic angular tower, designed by Kohn ... read more

Entertainment District: Growth to Watch For in 2016

Thompson Residences, Toronto, by Freed, Saucier + Perrotte
January 6, 2016 7:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With another year of fast-paced development now behind us, Toronto's skyline has continued to grow taller and more dense. At the end of last year, we published an overview of 2015's completed ... read more

Quadrangle-Designed Mid-Rises Proposed on Bathurst south of Eglinton

1996-2000 Bathurst Street, Eldebron Holdings, Quadrangle Architects
January 6, 2016 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite an abundance of new investor condominium units coming online, rental units in Toronto remain in high demand. At the northwest corner of Bathurst and Dewbourne, a block south of Eglinton ... read more

Massive Roof Structures Taking Shape above BMO Field

BMO Field, Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, Gensler, Toronto
January 5, 2016 6:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major renovation work is continuing on the current home of the MLS's Toronto FC and future home of the CFL's Toronto Argonauts, BMO Field. Led by Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, builder ... read more

12-Storey Office Building Planned at 58 Atlantic Avenue

58 Atlantic, Toronto, by The Fueling Station, Sweeny & Co Architects, ERA
January 5, 2016 12:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In recent months, details of a new 12-storey commercial complex in Toronto's Liberty Village have emerged. Located at 58 Atlantic Avenue, the project is designed as a hub for The Fueling Station, ... read more

The One Grows Even Taller as Design Continues to Evolve

The One, Toronto, by Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects
January 4, 2016 8:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Already set to become Canada's tallest building, the ongoing evolution of Mizrahi Developments' The One has seen the height of Toronto tower increased to 340.6 metres/1,117 feet, up from the ... read more

Topping Off 2015: UrbanToronto's Hottest Items from 2015

Kingsett's 385 Yonge redevelopment proposal, Toronto, Quadrangle Architects
January 4, 2016 3:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
2015 was quite the year for development news for Toronto, with lots to report on, look at, and talk about. What grabbed more attention than anything else? We'll go through the top 20 stories, ... read more

Topping Off December 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
January 4, 2016 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Coming Up In 2016: Toronto's Most Intriguing Proposed Complexes

385 Yonge, KingSett Capital, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
December 23, 2015 8:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As we wrap up another exciting year in Toronto's development industry, it's time to reflect on the many proposals that made a splash over the past 12 months, and to get excited for what 2016 has ... read more

Intriguing Tower Proposals To Watch Develop in 2016

19 Duncan, Toronto, by Westbank, Allied Properties REIT, Hariri Pontarini
December 23, 2015 8:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
2015 was a year of ongoing proposals of new buildings for Toronto. In another article we cover new complexes proposed for the city last year which will continue through the planning process in ... read more

Two Ambitious Condo Projects Re-Imagine a Block of Peter Street

350 Adelaide West, Toronto, by Graywood, BBB
December 23, 2015 3:37 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the past decade, Toronto's Entertainment District has experienced explosive growth, with a surfeit of high-rise condominiums and adaptive reuse projects remaking much of Downtown's west side. ... read more

Daniels Waterfront Excavation Reaches Final Depth

Daniels Waterfront excavation site as seen from the north-east corner, image by
December 23, 2015 12:02 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
In our most recent construction update for Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts from September, excavation for the commercial buildings on the south half of the site had reached approximately half ... read more

Plan for Landmark 1- 7 Yonge Development Continues to Evolve

1 - 7 Yonge Street, Toronto, by Hariri Pontarini for Pinnacle International
December 22, 2015 7:29 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A plan to redevelop the Toronto Star lands at the base of Yonge Street continues to evolve as developer Pinnacle International and their architects Hariri Pontarini move closer to finalizing a ... read more

Empty Queen East Block Could be Set for High-Rise Development

88 Queen, Toronto, by St. Thomas Developments
December 22, 2015 6:44 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A large surface parking lot spanning between Queen East and Shuter Street in Downtown Toronto—yes, that one (below)—looks to be set for high-rise redevelopment, with renderings showing two designs ... read more

One Park Place Adds to the List of Regent Park Accomplishments

One Park Palce, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini
December 22, 2015 3:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since the Daniels Corporation's redevelopment of Toronto's Regent Park began, UrbanToronto has been following the revitalization progress, as landmark projects like Daniels Spectrum and the Regent ... read more

Excavation Begins at Site of Aragon's Enigma on the Park

Enigma on the Park, Aragon Properties, Quadrangle Architects
December 22, 2015 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly three months since the start of shoring work marked the beginning of construction for Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park, a 9-storey, Quadrangle ... read more

Condo Coming to Market in 2016 at Church and Wellesley

81 Wellesley Street East, Toronto, Core Architects, Aragon Properties
December 21, 2015 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Renderings are giving us our first taste of a 28-storey, Core Architects-designed residential tower that is set to rise in Toronto's Church-Wellesley Village. The condominium ... read more