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Urbanation Releases Q4-2012 Results: Another Booming Year for Toronto

Toronto viewed from Centre Island
February 4, 2013 5:40 pm | by Anthony Galloro | Comments
In the face of ongoing debates over a saturated condo market, Urbanation has released a solid list of statistics reporting on Toronto's continuing construction boom and sales ... read more

Suite Spot: Massey Tower, Suite 10

The Hall as living space, in Unit 640 at the Massey Tower, image courtesy of MOD
February 1, 2013 6:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today we roll out Suite Spot, a new occasional feature on UrbanToronto where we do our best to give the curious urban observer and the prospective buyer an idea of what you can expect out of ... read more

RealNet Releases November New Home Sales Stats

Ten York Street Condos Toronto
December 20, 2012 3:53 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
After several months where sales numbers fared badly in comparison to 2011's record numbers, the ever-contentious Toronto High-Rise Condo Market numbers for new home sales have turned for the ... read more

Fall Real Estate Numbers: Good, Bad, Ugly?

RealNet New Home Price Index, courtesy of RealNet
December 5, 2012 2:48 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
The October and November numbers for sales of new homes and housing resales are in. Depending on your perspective, these figures can look like they're in freefall, following a base line or ... read more

Grand Opening of Queensbury Terrace

Queensbury Terrace Condos, Toronto Condos, Wilkinson Development, RAW Design, JH
November 30, 2012 3:54 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Queensbury Terrace by Wilkinson Developments is having its Grand Opening this weekend at its presentation centre at 1340 Kingston Road. Designed by RAW Design and JH Rust Architects, Queensbury ... read more

Monarch's The Epicurean Lives Up To Its Name

November 29, 2012 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Nearly every condo launched in Toronto gets a rough time from UrbanToronto readers for the name that has been chosen to market it. Marketers and developers know that there's a savvy market here, ... read more

Daniels One Park Place Nearly Sells Out in First Two Weeks

One Park Place, Toronto Condos, Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 22, 2012 1:10 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Daniels Corporation has achieved 300 firm sales on 363 suites in its One Park Place Condos in Regent Park, which represents 83% of available units. According to Daniels Vice-President ... read more

RealNet Releases October Home Sales Stats

Construction Cranes in Toronto
November 22, 2012 12:23 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
RealNet Canada's October results are out, and show for the third month in a row a decline in home sales across the GTA. Although the numbers may not seem very optimistic, there are some ... read more

Touring the Penthouses at 33 Bay

November 20, 2012 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, we took a look at the views of Downtown Toronto as seen from the penthouses of Pinnacle's 33 Bay Street. Since it has been clearly established that the views themselves are ... read more

CBRE Reports Drop in Downtown Office Vacancy Rates for Q3 2012

Telus House at 25 York, Toronto Condos, Menkes, &Co Architects, Adamson
November 7, 2012 4:34 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The latest Toronto Office Market Report by CBRE shows commercial vacancy rates in downtown Toronto decreased by nearly half a percent in the third quarter of 2012, dropping to 5.1% from 5.5% ... read more

RealNet Releases Q3-2012 Real Estate Investment Results

RealNet Inc. logo
October 22, 2012 3:09 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
RealNet has released figures on the third quarter results for Toronto’s commercial real estate investment market, announcing a record level of investment in the first three quarters of 2012, a ... read more

Chaz Yorkville Breaks into Luxury Market with Release of Sky Residences

David McComb of Edenshaw Homes and Jason Fane of 45 Charles Ltd.
October 5, 2012 4:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
If the past few months have been any indication, Toronto’s luxury condominium market is set to weather whatever storm may be on the horizon. High-rise luxury living has been front-and-centre this ... read more

Streetcar Developments Shows Off Its Corktown Lofthouses

Corktown District Lofthouses, Toronto Condos, Streetcar Developments
October 4, 2012 3:27 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Streetcar Developments has announced ten live/work Lofthouses in its Corktown District project. The Corktown District Lofthouses are located at 510 King Street East, a very short distance from the ... read more

Toronto Community Housing Corporation To Sell 65 of Its Properties

September 26, 2012 3:07 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The Toronto Community Housing Corporation is set to sell 65 vacant and stand-alone properties in an effort to raise much-needed capital. Accordingly, TCHC has issued a Request for Proposal for ... read more

OHBA Announces Awards of Distinction Winners for 2012

September 25, 2012 3:15 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) has awarded The Minto Group with the coveted title of 2012 Home Builder of the Year. In the evaluation of the contenders, judges ... read more

RealNet Releases August New Home Sales Statistics

September 25, 2012 1:46 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
RealNet Inc. has released its statistics on last month’s home sales numbersa and, as expected, they weren’t too hot. August is traditionally a slow month and lags behind the spring and fall ... read more

Sky-High or on the Street, Five St. Joseph's Got You Covered

Five Condos in Toronto by MOD and Graywood Developments, Hariri Pontarini
September 19, 2012 3:39 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
It’s pretty hard not to notice the massive façade retention currently underway at the site of Five St. Joseph, located on Yonge Street just north of Wellesley. The joint venture between Graywood ... read more

X-Rated Toronto: A Condo For A City-Voyeur

Suite 4002 in Great Gulf's X The Condominium in Toronto
September 18, 2012 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
I apologize for the title of this article… and that's going one step better than developer Great Gulf has ever done, never apologizing as far I as know, for the very silly name of this building: X ... read more

Sharp Decline in Sales Following CMHC Revamp

September 7, 2012 2:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
A recent news release from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) paints a precautionary picture of Canada’s two hottest real estate markets, especially ominous for first-time homebuyers. TREB has ... read more

OHBA Releases Finalists for This Year's Awards of Distinction

B.Streets Condos in Toronto by Lindvest Properties, Hariri Pontarini Inc
August 29, 2012 2:29 pm | by Michael Batt | Comments
The Ontario Homebuilder’s Association has released its list of finalists in their annual Awards of Distinction, recognizing the achievements of developers, architects, designers, publicists and ... read more