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Urbanation Releases Q3 Rental Market Results

Library District Condominiums, Toronto by Context
November 19, 2013 3:30 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Condominium market research firm, Urbanation, has released its Q3 2013 rental market results this week. The results reveal that Toronto's condominium rental market remains strong as the number of ... read more

How Tarion Helps With Your Purchase of a New Home

Know your warranty rights before you purchase a new home or new condo. Tarion
November 15, 2013 5:50 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Buying a new home is a big deal. It's no wonder, as homes are typically the most significant purchases that most anyone will make in their lifetime. With so many variables in play however, taking ... read more

Oakville's Rain Condos Brings Urbanity, Preserves Heritage

Rain Condos Empire Communities Graziani + Corazza Oakville Kerr Village
November 13, 2013 3:10 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
Rain Condos, developed by Empire Communities, is contributing to urban revitalization in Oakville's historic and very walkable core. Located within walking distance to both ... read more

Urbanation Releases Q3 Toronto Condominium Market Analysis

Construction in Humber Bay Shores, image by Craig White
November 6, 2013 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past year we have seen a pronounced decrease in market activity compared to the activity seen at height of the condo boom a couple years back. While numbers have been on the decline as of ... read more

Vacancy Rate Rises in Toronto's Office Commercial Market

Toronto's Financial Core viewed from Ïce Condos, image by Craig White
November 6, 2013 12:50 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
CBRE real estate services firm has released their Office MarketView report on the health of Toronto’s commercial real estate market. It has found that despite strong tenant demand in many places ... read more

Concord Adex Offers a Making-of Clever Newton Condos Commercial

Newton TVC, Concord Adex, Toronto, ON, amenities
November 5, 2013 4:15 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Last month we provided a look into the truly unique amenities being offered by Newton Condos at Concord CityPlace. For the amenities in this building, Concord Adex focused on special spaces to ... read more

The Hub Condos Aligns Itself with Improving Transit Connectivity

The Hub Richmond Architects Empire Communities Eglinton Crosstown-LRT
October 28, 2013 7:45 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
Driving along Eglinton, it's obvious that construction of the Crosstown-LRT is in full swing. Lanes have been reduced and construction fences raised along stretches of the busy arterial. Through ... read more

Wycliffe's Hendon Park Towns Coming to Yonge and Finch

Hendon Park Towns, North York, Toronto, Wycliffe Homes
October 25, 2013 12:10 pm | by Samantha Martin | Comments
A modern new townhome development is on its way to North York's Yonge and Finch neighbourhood. Hendon Park Towns is the latest project out of Wycliffe Homes and SRN Architects Inc. Designed ... read more

Tarion Warranty Takes Worry out of New Home and Condo Purchases

Tarion, Tarion Warranty Corporation, Toronto
October 24, 2013 12:00 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
For most of us, purchasing a new home is one of life’s biggest, most stressful decisions. In the Greater Toronto Area, the number of new condos being constructed is staggering, with thousands of ... read more

Panoramic Views from B.streets Condos at Bloor and Bathurst

B.street Condos Toronto Bloor Bathurst Toronto Street
October 18, 2013 12:40 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Lindvest Properties' B.streets Condos is currently under construction near the corner of Bloor & Bathurst in The Annex. This area of the city is relatively low-rise compared to much of ... read more

Streetcar's Twenty Lofts Launches This Weekend

Twenty at 20 Gladstone, Toronto, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
October 17, 2013 6:10 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
The corner of Queen Street West and Gladstone has been the site of an ongoing transformation ever since Streetcar Developments began work on the intimate loft style building called Two ... read more

101 Erskine Offers High-Rise Views and Ground-Level Comforts

101 Erskine, Tridel, CS&P Architects, Toronto, Ontario, Yonge
October 11, 2013 3:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
101 Erskine is a 32-storey, 421-suite glass condo tower and townhomes development located amidst the energetic bustle of Toronto's Midtown at Yonge and Eglinton. It offers modernist sensibilities ... read more

Exploring Plaza's Musee Condos in 3D

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, 3D Condo Explorer
October 11, 2013 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today’s technology driven society, our insatiable appetite for information has influenced nearly every aspect of our lives, including the way in which we buy condos. With high-rise condominiums ... read more

Freed's Sixty Colborne to Feature Unique "Openair" Window Design

Sixty Colborne Condos Freed Developments Toronto Openair Balconies
October 9, 2013 12:45 pm | by Daniel Rotsztain | Comments
Prospective condo buyers are understandably attracted to balconies as a way to get quick access to private outdoor space. But most balconies in new condos are too small to be functional, or are ... read more

A Look at the Unique Amenities of Newton at Concord CityPlace

Newton Condos at Concord CityPlace, Toronto
October 7, 2013 1:30 pm | by Luca Campacci | Comments
Imagine yourself as a struggling musician. As a child you picked up a guitar, plucked a string and you were hooked. You thought to yourself; this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. As ... read more

ELAD Announces Biyu Condos at Emerald City

Biyu Condos Emerald Park ELAD Canada Toronto North York Sheppard Avenue
October 1, 2013 4:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Over the past few years, the Sheppard East corridor has become a popular hub for condominium development in North York. Adding to the list of developments along the avenue is Biyu Condos, ... read more

Haven on the Bluffs brings Value and new Vitality to Cliffside

Haven on the Bluffs condos, Toronto by VHL Developments
September 25, 2013 4:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We love to call Toronto a city of neighbourhoods, but we sure pay a lot more attention to a few over many, many others that we seldom consider. Our lack of attention is often mirrored in lower ... read more

Ambition Sets South Beach Condos Apart From Neighbours

Avenue Cafe + Bistro and South Beach Condos at dusk, Toronto
September 25, 2013 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Standing apart from the crowd is a tricky thing. If you dress yourself up a bit more than everyone else around you, you're either the best dressed at the party, or you're overdressed. You'll never ... read more

Musee Condos Adds to the Scene and to the City

Musée Condos Toronto, designed by Quadrangle Architects for Plaza
September 24, 2013 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In the last ten years, it's like we've discovered a whole new Toronto. As new buildings knit back together our urban fabric in older parts of the city, some of our streets seem to have woken up ... read more

Water Tower Launching at Empire Communities' Eau du Soleil

Paul Golini speaks at a Water Tower sales event, image by Craig White
September 13, 2013 6:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
From renderings, Eau du Soleil is one of the most instantly recognizable projects launched in Toronto in the last year. The two-tower project with the tapered linking podium will make for an ... read more