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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

CB Richard Ellis: 1Q'11 Toronto Office Market Report

This is a photo of the Southcore Financial Ctr: PricewaterhouseCoopers Tower
May 5, 2011 9:20 am | by Editor | Comments
In the Financial Core, the vacancy rate decreased 1.3% from 7.5% at the end of 4Q'10 to 6.2% at the end of 1Q'11. This is still a long way off of the low of 3.0% in early 2008, but bear in mind ... read more

BILD Awards 2011 - And The Winners Are...

This a rendering of the 2011 BILD Award-winning Five St. Joseph Condo.
May 2, 2011 2:34 pm | by Editor | Comments
The 31st annual BILD Awards were held this past Friday April 29, 2011 and the results are in. Presented by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), the awards are meant to ... read more

First Quarter Real Estate Investments in Toronto

First Quarter Real Estate Investments in Toronto
April 14, 2011 5:30 am | by Editor | Comments
370 transactions over $1 million were recorded in the first quarter of 2011 totaling $2.24 billion. Toronto, Ontario, Canada – April 14, 2011 – RealNet Canada, the country’s leading real estate ... read more

Taylor Morrison, Monarch To Move Forward with New Partners

March 31, 2011 12:25 pm | by Editor | Comments
In a press release issued today Taylor Morrison, the Top 10 North American homebuilder, has announced that it is being sold to a private investment consortium for $955 million. Taylor Wimpey plc ... read more

2011 BILD Awards Finalists Announced

BILD Awards 2011 Logo
March 15, 2011 1:48 pm | by Editor | Comments
The building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) has just announced the finalists for its 2011 BILD Awards. With more than 1,300 members, BILD represents the residential land ... read more

Woodcliffe Properties President Paul Oberman Dies in Plane Crash

Image of Paul Oberman
March 8, 2011 2:41 pm | by Editor | Comments
Toronto's heritage community has suffered a tragic loss. Heritage Toronto has reported that Woodcliffe Properties President Paul Oberman died in a plane crash last night in Maine. Oberman was ... read more

Urbanation Reveals the GTA's Top Condominium Developers of 2010

River City in Toronto by Urban Capital Property Group
February 4, 2011 3:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Urbanation, tracker of all condominium apartment projects from their initial municipal application, through the sales and marketing phase, to their results in the resale market, has released the ... read more

Urbanation Says "Fourth Quarter Flurry" Drives 2010 Toronto Market To Near-Record Sales

Yorkland at Herons Hill in Toronto by Monarch with Graziani and Corazza
February 1, 2011 4:34 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Condo Real Estate market research firm Urbanation has released results from the 2010 GTA condominium market which you may find interesting. Which were the best-selling new condominium projects in ... read more

Urbanation Says "Fourth Quarter Flurry" Drives 2010 Toronto Market To Near-Record Sales

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January 31, 2011 1:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Q4 2010’s 6,280 new Toronto CMA unit sales were the 4th highest quarterly total on record: with aid of robust resale activity, 2010 market powers to strong finish read more

2010 Strategic Review of GTA Land & Development Markets by RealNet Canada

Toronto skyline from the docks
January 24, 2011 3:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
REALNET REVIEW OF 2010 REAL ESTATE RESULTS SHOWS NEW HOME MARKET UP; CONDO MARKET SURGES AHEAD FOR SECOND BEST YEAR EVER Strategic Review of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Land & Residential ... read more

2010 GTA Condo Market Reviews

Urbanation Q4 results for Toronto condo sales. X the condominium
January 24, 2011 2:31 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Q4 2010’s 6,280 new Toronto CMA unit sales were the 4th highest quarterly total on record: with aid of robust resale activity, 2010 market powers to strong finish For the second consecutive year, ... read more

Corus Quay Sold To H&R REIT

Corus Quay by Diamond Schmitt Architects is owned by R&H REIT.
December 20, 2010 12:03 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Corus Quay HQ building, located at the Toronto Port Lands Company $186 million from Corus who quickly flipped it for the same amount to H&R. Corus Quay as seen from the water. ... read more