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Leasing of Condos in Toronto Hits Record Numbers in Q4 2014

Condos and financial towers of Toronto's core, image by Craig White
January 12, 2015 1:00 pm | by Editor | Comments
ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER RECORD FOR TORONTO’S CONDO RENTAL MARKET Condo leases increase 15% in 2014 to an all-time high while rents continue to hold steady amidst rising supply read more

Tridel Introduces Avani 2 Condominiums at Metrogate

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto by Tridel and Graziani + Corazza Architects
January 9, 2015 2:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tridel has begun marketing the sixth tower at their Metrogate community site on the north side of Highway 401 at Kennedy Road in Scarborough. To be called Avani 2, the building will be the ... read more

Residences of 488 University Avenue Selling Briskly

The Residences of 488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core Architects, Toronto
January 9, 2015 12:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has only been about 5 months since the launch of Amexon Development Corporation's The Residences of 488 University Avenue. Since launching to the public at the beginning of ... read more

One of a Kind Amenities Being Offered at Ghods' 5959 Yonge

5959 Yonge Street Condos, Toronto, Kirkor Architects, Ghods Builders
January 7, 2015 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping our eyes peeled as further details emerge about 5959 Yonge Street Condos, a new two-tower high rise condominium development proposed for North York by Ghods ... read more

Leasing and Move-Ins Continue at The Heathview

The Heathview, Morguard, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
December 23, 2014 7:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work is nearing completion on Morguard's The Heathview, a twin 30-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed rental towers on Tweedsmuir Avenue between St. Clair and ... read more

Mattamy Homes Announces Purchase of Monarch Corporation

Mattamy Homes, Monarch Group, Toronto
December 16, 2014 2:32 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major transaction in the real estate world has been announced, as developer Mattamy Homes has reached an agreement to purchase Monarch Corporation, the Canadian division of US-based Taylor ... read more

Times Group's Key West Offering Two Floors of Amenities

Key West, Times Group Corporation, Burka Architects, Humber Bay Shores
December 11, 2014 3:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing at the Humber Bay site of Times Group's Key West, a 44-storey Burka Architects-designed condominium tower, now approximately two thirds of the way ... read more

A Preview of the Suites at Tridel's Aquavista at Bayside

Aquavista at Bayside, Arquitectonica, Tridel, Hines, Toronto
December 9, 2014 2:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto's formerly industrial waterfront continues with Tridel and Hines' Aquavista at Bayside, a 12-storey waterfront development designed by New York ... read more

Ghods' 5959 Yonge to Offer Residents Outstanding Amenities

5959 Yonge Street Condos, Toronto, Kirkor Architects, Ghods Builders
December 9, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Finch area of North York has been the site of some impressive growth in recent years, and new developments like Ghods Builders' 5959 Yonge are gearing up to further ... read more

Model Suite Provides Sneak Peek at Enigma on the Park's Units

Enigma on the Park by Quadrangle Architects for Aragon Properties
December 8, 2014 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we looked at the unique architecture of Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park though an examination of the scale model on display at the project's presentation centre. ... read more

TREB Releases November Market Report

TREB, Toronto Real Estate Board, monthly figures, report
December 5, 2014 1:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their commercial and housing figures for the month of November, showing continued strength in both markets. 6,519 residential ... read more

Concert's The Kip District Master-Planned with Convenience in Mind

The Kip District, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Concert Properties
December 4, 2014 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
According to a recent report from PWC on emerging trends in the real estate market, day-to-day convenience is an increasingly important factor for new home buyers when deciding where to purchase. ... read more

PRK's University Suites Sold Out in Under a Month

University Suites, Teeple Architects, PRK Developments, Kingston
December 3, 2014 3:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The need for long-term housing in university towns like Kingston is on the rise, and while new condominium developments are often targeted at the local market, the seasonal student population is ... read more

Ghods' 5959 Yonge to Invigorate North York's Urban Corridor

5959 Yonge Street Condos, Toronto, Kirkor Architects, Ghods Builders
November 29, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Recent and ongoing high-rise development has had a profound effect on North York's Yonge Street corridor over the past few years, and while much of this development has been situated south of ... read more

ZIGG Condos to Bring 166 New Homes to St. Clair Avenue West

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
November 28, 2014 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The dedicated right-of-way for the 512 streetcar on St. Clair Avenue West has improved commute times for transit riders in the midtown area, and like many transit upgrades, the line has left its ... read more

Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station Offers Suites in The Village

50 at Wellesley Station, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
November 28, 2014 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like many neighbourhoods across Downtown Toronto, the Church-Wellesley Village is seeing some major intensification. With property values rising, a handful of new condominium developments are now ... read more

Touring the Suites and the Club at the CHAZ.Yorkville Condo

The CHAZ Club  offers great views of the city, image by Craig White
November 26, 2014 2:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
In Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, construction on Casa II has popped up above ground level now, but its neighbour across the street reached its final height. At 47 storeys, CHAZ ... read more

Renderings Look at Life Inside The Residences of 488 University

The Residences of 488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core Architects
November 26, 2014 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's grand boulevard, University Avenue, is home to some of the country's largest medical and research-related institutions, the Ontario Legislature, and several other public and private ... read more

Work Has Begun, but Pre-Construction Prices Remain at ParkLane

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, Mississauga
November 25, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga is the site of some major redevelopment right now, and several new high-rise condominium towers are adding a significant amount of residential density to our western neighbour. While ... read more

Leasing Gearing Up for South Tower at Morguard's The Heathview

The Heathview, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Morguard, Toronto
November 24, 2014 12:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work on Morguard's The Heathview is wrapping up, with the final exterior touches currently being applied to the south tower of the Page + Steele / IBI Group ... read more