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BILD Takes Ownership of National Home Show

National Home Show, BILD
May 1, 2014 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After months of negotiations, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) has reached an agreement to take 100 per cent ownership of the National Home Show, the Toronto Fall Home ... read more

Streetcar's The Taylor Lofts and Condos Launches This Weekend

The Taylor, TACT Architecture, Streetcar Developments, Toronto
April 24, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major changes are coming to the intersection of Dundas and Carlaw. Construction is already well underway on Streetcar Developments' The Carlaw, a 12-storey, TACT ... read more

City of Toronto Promotes Incentive Programs for Businesses

Contact information for Economic Development Officers. Image by City of Toronto.
April 21, 2014 11:15 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As part of Toronto's strategy to attract businesses and foster growth, the City has built an arsenal of incentives for companies building within its borders. These include a variety of tax ... read more

Toronto Condominium Sales Remain Steady For Q1 2014

Toronto Skyline Gardiner Expressway Condos Real Estate
April 15, 2014 3:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
According to Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher, "Home buyers remain confident in condominium apartments". With public perception of declining sales throughout the Toronto housing ... read more

TAS Launches Kingston&Co Condominiums With Dialogue

Kingston&Co., TAS, Main and Main Developments, First Capital Realty, Teeple
April 9, 2014 7:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The continued housing boom has brought about tremendous change in Downtown Toronto, but suburban areas in North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough are seeing profound growth as well. In Scarborough, ... read more

Monarch Launches Riva del Lago Condos in Humber Bay Shores

Riva del Lago condos, Toronto, by Graziani + Corazza Architects for Monarch
April 9, 2014 4:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Monarch Group is launching the second phase at their Lago on the Waterfront site in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area. Riva del Lago is a 14-storey condominium which will rise across ... read more

Habitat for Humanity Ribbon-Cutting at Daniels' Cinema Tower

Cinema Tower, The Daniels Corporation, Habitat for Humanity, Toronto
April 9, 2014 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We live in one of the world's greatest cities, but due to current market conditions, affordable and livable housing options are becoming more and more scarce. Residents like the Zhang-Min ... read more

NY2's Model Suites Show the Units' Full Potential

NY2, The Daniels Corporation, Core Architects, Bayview, Sheppard, Toronto
April 8, 2014 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is nearly complete and it won't be long until residents begin moving in to NY2, the final phase of The Daniels Corporation's multi-phase NY Towers community at Bayview and ... read more

Regent Park Revival Continues With Daniels' One Park Place South

One Park Place South Tower, Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini, Regent Park
April 4, 2014 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the success of The Daniels Corporation’s One Park Place North Tower, the second and final phase of this development, the South Tower is drawing a great deal of interest from people ... read more

University Heights Professional Centre Poised to Benefit from Subway Extension

University Heights Professional and Medical Centre, Real Wealth, ACK Architects
April 4, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big changes are coming to Toronto Ward 8 - York West. Of the over 50,000 people living in the York West area, 60% now use public transit. Thousands more commute to and from the area to ... read more

Rooftop Terraces A Feature of Special Suites at The Carlaw

April 3, 2014 6:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A limited collection of suites with rooftop terraces have been released at The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments and Dundee Realty's 12-storey loft-style development now under ... read more

Extensive Amenities at Plaza's King West Condominiums

King West Condominiums, Plaza, Gabriel Bodor, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 31, 2014 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village has seen tremendous changes in recent years as the former industrial district has been transformed by new condominiums and building renovations into a functioning mixed-use ... read more

Ontario Home Builders to be Recognized at 2014 Tarion Awards

Tarion Awards of Excellence
March 28, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Tarion Warranty Corporation has announced the finalists for the 2014 Tarion Awards of Excellence, the only awards in Ontario that recognize new home builders based solely on their ... read more

Dundas Square Gardens Development Results in Gift to Ryerson

Dundas Square Gardens Toronto Jarvis Garden District Downtown
March 28, 2014 12:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Although a few blocks away from the hustle and bustle Yonge-Dundas Square, Dundas Square Gardens is the name of Easton's Group's newest condominium development. Currently the site of a Hilton ... read more

Empire Communities' The HUB Releases Townhomes on the LRT

The HUB, Empire Communities, Richmond Architects, Oakwood, Eglinton
March 27, 2014 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eglinton Avenue is set to see some major intensification over the next several years as construction continues on the Eglinton-Crosstown LRT line. Various developments are capitalizing on the ... read more

'The Parkside Collection' Towns coming to Daniels' HighPark

High Park Condominiums Daniels Corporation Toronto Condos Bloor Street
March 24, 2014 5:10 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
We have been reporting on the Daniels' HighPark Condominiums development over the past year. This city block-wide project on Bloor West has already begun construction, but not everything at ... read more

Ontario Moves Forward with Six-Storey Wood-Frame Construction

Ontario Building Code, BILD, wood
March 21, 2014 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Government of Ontario announced yesterday that it will follow through on plans to amend the Ontario Building Code (OBC) to allow the use of wood-frame construction in buildings of up ... read more

Triumph Developments Launches Howard Park Condos Phase Two

Howard Park Condos, Triumph Developments, Raw Design, Roncesvalles Village
March 21, 2014 2:42 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
We were first introduced to Howard Park Condos in late 2011 and saw demolition activity begin at its Roncesvalles Village site at the end of last summer. Since then Triumph Developments has ... read more

The Investor Forum Coming to Toronto March 22nd and 23rd

The Investor Forum, Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
March 18, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 600 participants and 60 exhibitors will take centre stage on March 22nd and 23rd at the International Centre gets set host Canada's largest real estate investment expo to date. The Investor ... read more

Harmony Village Sheppard Offers Boomers Healthy Active Living

Harmony Village Sheppard, City Core Developments, Page + Steele/IBI Architects
March 13, 2014 12:45 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
For some time now real estate and aging-related research experts have been predicting the massive sell-off of big homes by baby boomers seeking smaller quarters. With the kids out of the nest and ... read more