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Junction Triangle's Arch Lofts Emphasizes Low-Carbon Features

Arch Lofts, Windmill Development Caricari Lee Architects, Toronto
March 24, 2017 12:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Spanning from Dufferin to the rail tracks at Dundas West, Toronto's Wallace Avenue is one of the Lower Junction's signature streets. Characterized by a mix of single-family homes, adapted ... read more

Shoring Work Progressing at 609 Avenue Road Condominium Site

609 Avenue Road, State Building Group, Madison Homes, Toronto
March 23, 2017 3:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Shoring activity is now well underway at the site of a new condominium from State Building Group and Madison Homes, the 19-storey Richmond Architects-designed tower soon to ... read more

Great View, Friendly Amenities at Lifetime and BLVD's The Code

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments
March 23, 2017 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is now complete, and the 108 condo units and 10 two-storey townhomes are sold out, in the registered and fully-occupied at The Code Condos by BLVD ... read more

Toronto's Housing Crisis: A Problem of Supply or Demand?

The Downtown Toronto skyline, image by UT Forum contributor Razz
March 17, 2017 6:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The headlines are hard to avoid, and by now, the words "Toronto housing crisis" come across as a mere statement of fact, rather than any sort of prognostication. And rightly so. In 2017, our ... read more

U31 Design Shapes Interiors at Stafford's Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 16, 2017 1:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Replacing the Beer Store on Avenue Road north of Lawrence, the seven-storey Avenue & Park is adding 36 luxury condominium suites to what is gradually becoming a mid-rise corridor. Designed by ... read more

WestBeach Condominiums Puts Emphasis on Public Realm

WestBeach Condominiums, Marlin Spring, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
March 14, 2017 3:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's neighbourhood of The Beach is one of the city's most walkable, with a variety of shops and restaurants creating a pedestrian friendly environment on Queen Street. A collection of new ... read more

Second Tower Follows Tridel's Phase One Via Bloor Launch

Via Bloor, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto, St. James Town
March 13, 2017 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A successful launch for Tridel's Via Bloor is advancing plans for the second phase of this architectsAlliance-designed condominium development planned for Toronto's Bloor and ... read more

A First Look at the Floorplans at home: Power and Adelaide

home: Power and Adelaide, Toronto, by Great Gulf, Hullmark, Core, TACT
March 13, 2017 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
East of Toronto's Downtown core, developers Great Gulf and Hullmark are re-making the corner of Power and Adelaide streets with a full-block development fronting Orphan's Green. Designed by Core ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway at Ottawa's 23-Storey Arthaus

Arthaus Residences, Ottawa, DevMcGill, Régis Côté, KPMB, Barry Padolsky
March 10, 2017 11:36 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
By Toronto standards, the 23-storey height of DevMcgill's Arthaus probably wouldn't register much excitement. Not that height is generally the primary determinant of a project's quality and ... read more

Nobu Hotel & Restaurant Brand to Anchor Mercer Street Towers

Nobu Residences, Toronto, by Madison Group, Teeple Architects
March 8, 2017 3:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Adding a layer of gloss to what was already one of Toronto most-talked about developments, the global luxury brand Nobu Hospitality has been announced as the operator of the 15-35 Mercer Street ... read more

The Bluffs: 9-Storey RAW Design Coming to Kingston Road

The Bluffs, Toronto, by Skale Developments, RAW Design
March 8, 2017 1:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Close by one of Southern Ontario's landmark natural features, a nine-storey condominium dubbed The Bluffs is planned on Toronto's Kingston Road. Located in Scarborough near St. Clair's ... read more

Previewing the Suites at Adi's The West at Stationwest

The West - Condominiums at Stationwest, Burlington, by Adi Development Group
March 7, 2017 1:34 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
West of Toronto and Mississauga's expanding skylines and high-rise construction booms, evidence of the GTHA's post-Greenbelt density is apparent throughout much of the region. While the influx of ... read more

Outdoor Amenities Offer Recreation at Lindvest's 'SuperSonic'

Sonic and SuperSonic Condos, Toronto, by Lindvest, Page + Steele / IBI
March 6, 2017 6:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Ahead of the Crosstown LRT's expected 2021-2022 completion, a growing number of proposed developments are set to bring revitalization to the corridor. At Don Mills and Eglinton, Lindvest ... read more

New Commercial Market Statistics Released by TREB, CBRE

Aerial view of Toronto, image by UT Forum contributor Jasonzed
March 3, 2017 6:12 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has just released its figures for a year-by-year breakdown of commercial transactions in February 2017 compared to those of February 2016. Last month, just ... read more

Looking Back on the Construction Process at Fuse and Fuse2

Fuse and Fuse2, Toronto, by Neudorfer, Barrett Architect, Burka Architects
February 28, 2017 2:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A little over two years ago, construction on Neudorfer's Fuse and Fuse2 Condos was getting underway as we took our first look at a project which has since transformed the northwest corner of ... read more

Winthorpe Modern Brings Unique Homes to The Beaches

Winthorpe Modern, Toronto , by Kingston Beach Inc., George Popper Architect
February 28, 2017 12:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just south of Kingston Road, and a block east of Toronto's Glen Stewart Park, Kingston Beach Inc's recently completed Winthorpe Modern introduced a subtle infusion of density to the popular ... read more

Tomas Pearce-Appointed Amenities Enliven Lifetime's The Bond

The Bond, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Tomas Pearce, Toronto
February 28, 2017 11:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The hoarding is down and the first residents have begun to populate Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 42-storey, Core Architects-designed condominium tower in Toronto's increasingly ... read more

Amenities Start to Open at Musée Condos as Occupancy Begins

Musée Condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
February 27, 2017 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Residents have begun to replace construction crews at Plaza's Musée Condos, with occupancy now reaching the 6th floor of the 17-storey condominium development in Toronto's thriving King West ... read more