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Toronto Office Vacancy Rate Declines for 7th Consecutive Quarter

Toronto skyline and Porter plane
February 3, 2012 3:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
CB Richard Ellis Ltd. Brokerage has released it's Q4 2011 Toronto Office Market Report, and it's not looking so hot for UrbanToronto's search for new office space; For the 7th consecutive quarter ... read more

The Interview: David Wex and Mark Reeve of Urban Capital, Part 2

February 2, 2012 5:00 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
We continue our conversation with David Wex of Urban Capital, and bring in partner Mark Reeve today. We discuss and compare the planning process in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. We spoke ... read more

Realnet and BILD Welcome 2012 With Positive News

BILD RealNet 2012 Market Report
January 20, 2012 2:39 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This morning saw the annual press conference held by RealNet and BILD, two of the most influential players in the Toronto development industry. Presented by George Carras (president, RealNet), ... read more

The Interview: Brian Brown and Andrew Hoffman Create Karma

Brian Brown of Lifetime Developments, Andrew Hoffman of CentreCourt Developments
January 12, 2012 2:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We explore a joint venture development in The Interview this week as we sit down with Brian Brown of Lifetime Developments and Andrew Hoffman of CentreCourt Developments. read more

Limelight Condominiums' Suite of the Week

Limelight Condos in Mississauga by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
January 9, 2012 4:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
We've been reporting about Limelight Condominiums for a while now. Developed by Daniels Corporation and designed by Kirkor Architects, Limelight is being built in Mississauga City Centre, an area ... read more

Skyline International Leaps Across the Border and Lands in...Cleveland!

Cleveland Arcade and Hyat Regency Hotel in Cleveland by Skyline International
December 23, 2011 4:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Exciting news coming in from our neighbours to the south — Toronto-based developers Skyline International have broken into the American real estate market, buying an historic property in ... read more

Guest Column: The Latest Stats on Toronto's Condo Market

Table depicting condo market sales in Toronto
November 30, 2011 4:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Over the next several weeks, Brian Persaud will be contributing a series of guest columns to UrbanToronto. read more

The Interview: Tom Dutton of The Daniels Corporation - Part 2

Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President of The Daniels Corporation
November 17, 2011 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sits down with Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President at The Daniels Corporation, to talk about the prolific developer's corporate ethos and its history. Part 2 of 2. If you missed Part 1, ... read more

Guest Column: The Ins And Outs of the Toronto Condo Market

77 Charles West, Four Seasons, Women's College Hospital, Burano, Sick Kids
November 16, 2011 3:23 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Over the next several weeks, Brian Persaud will be contributing a series of guest columns to UrbanToronto. read more

The Interview: Tom Dutton of The Daniels Corporation - Part 1

November 10, 2011 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sits down with Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President at The Daniels Corporation, to talk about the prolific developer's corporate ethos and its history. Part 1 of 2. UrbanToronto tends to ... read more

Urbanation Releases Third Quarter Condo Stats

Urbanation logo
November 7, 2011 2:30 pm | by Editor | Comments
Urbanation has released its third quarter for 2011 results proclaiming that the condominum market in the Toronto CMA (Census Metropolitan Area) "continues its torrid sales pace," with the ... read more

The Interview: Peter Freed

Peter Freed, image by Craig White
November 3, 2011 12:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Peter Freed sits down with UrbanToronto at Freed Developments' corporate offices at 550 Wellington West to talk about his condominium development career to this point. Peter, I’d like to start off ... read more

Ocean Club Condos Presentation Centre Closing: Last Chance to "Catch the Wave" on Pre-Construction Pricing

Ocean Club Condominiums, Etobicoke
October 31, 2011 2:17 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Though the exact date has not been made public, the presentation centre for Beaverhall Homes and Graywood Developments' Ocean Club condominiums will soon be coming down to make way for ... read more

Penthouses Released for Exhibit Residences

Exibit Condominiums in Toronto by Bazis, Metropia and Plazacorp with Varacalli
October 28, 2011 1:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Exhibit Residences on Bloor Street have just released their penthouse collection. To be built by Bazis Inc., Metropia and Plazacorp, Exhibit is situated on Bloor Street ... read more

BILD President and CEO, Stephen Dupuis Has Died

Stephen Dupuis, President and CEO of BILD, has died.
September 23, 2011 11:01 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
It is a sad day in the building and development community. The industry is reeling from the sudden passing of Stephen E. Dupuis, CEO and President of the Building Industry and Land Development ... read more

Urbanation Releases Record-Breaking Condo Stats

Urbanation
August 4, 2011 12:34 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Urbanation has released its second quarter for 2011 results proclaiming that the condominum market in the Toronto CMA (Census Metropolitan Area) has broken nearly every existing record. The ... read more

The Interview: Mel Pearl of Lifetime Developments

Mel Pearl of Lifetime Developments at Bisha Hotel and Residences sales centre
June 23, 2011 10:58 am | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
UrbanToronto launches a new series of interviews with people involved in shaping our city. To inaugurate the series we are pleased to have had the opportunity to sit down with Mel Pearl, principal ... read more

BILD Reports Best May Ever For Condo Sales

BILD logo
June 20, 2011 2:20 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) today reported that May 2011 brought the highest number of condo sales ever for the GTA. "It was the best May ever for condominium ... read more

Urbanation Launches Condominium Rental Market Overview

Toronto Real Estate. Urbanation Launches Condominium Rental Market Overview
May 17, 2011 11:42 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Urbanation has just released its inaugural condominium apartment rental market overview for the first quarter of this year. The organization calls itself the leading source of information and ... read more