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Sales Centre Moves as Enigma on the Park Readied for Construction

Enigma on the Park, Quadrangle Architects, Aragon Properties, Toronto
August 4, 2015 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park is one step closer to realization, as the project's on-site presentation centre has been relocated to 1346 Bloor Street West, at the top of St ... read more

Toronto Pilot Project Offers Loans for Home Energy Efficiency

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), City of Toronto
July 29, 2015 2:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
For many older Toronto homes, the high energy costs that come with aging windows and doors, outdated heating and electrical systems, and poor insulation, often make life increasingly expensive. ... read more

ZIGG Condos Offering Intimately Scaled Urban living

ZIGG Condos, Toronto by Madison Homes and Fieldgate Homes, Kirkor Architects
July 29, 2015 1:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Toronto continues to grow vertically, much of the city seems caught in sharp and sudden divides between imposing skyscrapers and single-family homes. In a relatively young city facing such a ... read more

Harmony Village Sheppard to Foster Green Living and Wellness

Harmony Village Sheppard, Scarborough, Toronto, City Core Developments
July 28, 2015 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just under two months since a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of Harmony Village Sheppard, a new community by City Core Developments and Fortress ... read more

Great Design Marks Great Gulf's Monde Condos Inside and Out

Monde, Great Gulf Homes, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
July 23, 2015 5:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The April groundbreaking ceremony at the site of Great Gulf Homes' Monde Condominiums marked the official start for the long-awaited waterfront residential development. The ... read more

Avani Closing in on Final Height as Second Phase Sales Continue

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto, Tridel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
July 23, 2015 2:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the Kennedy and Highway 401 area of Scarborough, construction of Tridel's Avani is fast progressing, as sales continue on the development's second phase, Avani2. Together, the ... read more

Court and OSC Rulings Vindicate Trump Tower Developer

Trump Toronto, Talon International, Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 21, 2015 2:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Trump brand has seen extensive media coverage as of late. Though newsmakers abroad are focused on recent comments made by Donald Trump in his bid to be the Republican Party's presidential ... read more

Tridel's Islington Terrace to Feature Public Realm Improvements

Islington Terrace condos, Tridel, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
July 20, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Condominium development can have a transformative effect on a neighbourhood. New residential density brings the people necessary to patronize services, while street level retail and community ... read more

Introducing Dunpar's Trafalgar Ridge in Oakville

Trafalgar Ridge, Dunpar Homes, Oakville
July 20, 2015 11:15 am | by Editor | Comments
The Greater Toronto Area's unquenchable thirst for new housing manifests itself differently in different areas of the GTA, with a trend toward towers closer in, townhomes in shoulder areas, and ... read more

King Blue Condos Sales Centre Relocates Pending Construction

King Blue Condominiums, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Greenland
July 17, 2015 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent ground breaking ceremony Greenland Group's King Blue officially marked the start of construction on the new Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed development in ... read more

TREB Releases Second Quarter Housing Figures

TREB Q2 2015 housing figures
July 17, 2015 1:43 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The condominium housing market continues to show strength in the Greater Toronto Area, evidenced in the newly released Second Quarter report by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). 7,656 ... read more

50 at Wellesley Station to Begin Construction this Fall

50 at Wellesley Station condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
July 16, 2015 3:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With around 90% of the building's 365 units sold, Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station is scheduled to begin construction this fall in Toronto's Church-Wellesley Village. The ... read more

Scale Model Brings Spice Urban Towns to Life

Spice Urban Towns, Spice Danforth, Hi-Rise Group, Kohn Partnership Architects
July 16, 2015 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
From the conceptual stages all the way to registration and move-ins, there are several steps along the way to marketing and building a new condominium development. These days, many—if not ... read more

Sales Quickly Proceeding for First Avenue Properties' W Towns

W Towns, pml.A, First Avenue Properties, Toronto
July 15, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the short time since sales launched for First Avenue Properties’ W Towns, strong sales have meant that the development in the Weston Village area of Toronto has already reached the ... read more

Introducing North Star Homes' ConneXion near Bloor and Islington

ConneXion, designed by TACT Architecture and developed by North Star Homes
July 9, 2015 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New renderings are giving us our first taste of developer North Star Homes' planned townhouse development in the Bloor and Islington area. Dubbed ConneXion, the four-storey, TACT ... read more

The Bond Rises in Entertainment District as New Suites Released

The Bond Condos, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
July 8, 2015 4:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since we last checked in on Lifetime Developments' The Bond, the 42-storey tower has continued to rise in the Entertainment District, quickly becoming a part of one of Toronto's most quickly ... read more

Electronic Commerce Act Ammended to Allow e-Signatures in Real Estate Transactions

July 2, 2015 12:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Toronto's fast-paced real estate market is set to take advanted of the new e-commerce laws, image by Alexander Zhukau read more

Previewing Amenity Offerings at Phantom's TeaGarden Condos

TeaGarden Condos, Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects, Tomas Pearce
June 30, 2015 9:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we followed up on our introduction to Phantom Developments' TeaGarden Condos with a preview of the suite layouts being offered for the 12-storey, Kirkor ... read more

Introducing Tridel's Islington Terrace in Etobicoke

Islington Terrace, Tridel, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
June 29, 2015 1:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Cordova Avenue, in the Bloor and Islington area of Etobicoke, developer Tridel is building a major new master-planned community to be called Islington Terrace. The Kirkor ... read more

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza to add to Bloor-Yorkville Vibrancy

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
June 29, 2015 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In what many consider to be Canada's most fashionable neighbourhood, Camrost-Felcorp's Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza will soon rise above the intersection of Avenue Road and ... read more