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Ambition Sets South Beach Condos Apart From Neighbours

Avenue Cafe + Bistro and South Beach Condos at dusk, Toronto
September 25, 2013 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Standing apart from the crowd is a tricky thing. If you dress yourself up a bit more than everyone else around you, you're either the best dressed at the party, or you're overdressed. You'll never ... read more

Musee Condos Adds to the Scene and to the City

Musée Condos Toronto, designed by Quadrangle Architects for Plaza
September 24, 2013 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In the last ten years, it's like we've discovered a whole new Toronto. As new buildings knit back together our urban fabric in older parts of the city, some of our streets seem to have woken up ... read more

Water Tower Launching at Empire Communities' Eau du Soleil

Paul Golini speaks at a Water Tower sales event, image by Craig White
September 13, 2013 6:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
From renderings, Eau du Soleil is one of the most instantly recognizable projects launched in Toronto in the last year. The two-tower project with the tapered linking podium will make for an ... read more

Crate's Landing: Luxurious Resort-Style Living on Lake Simcoe

Crate's Landing, Lake Simcoe
September 12, 2013 5:15 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
When we think of waterside homes on UrbanToronto, we normally think towering new buildings on the shore of Lake Ontario. We tend to forget that there are other lakeside experiences in the Greater ... read more

Tarion Aims to Give Homebuyers Transparency When Purchasing

Tarion Warranty Corporation
August 30, 2013 11:10 am | by Craig White | Comments
When you buy a new house or condominium in Ontario, you are protected by a warranty guaranteed by a private corporation known as Tarion. Set up in 1976 to regulate the new home building industry ... read more

Exploring Amexon's Recently Completed South Beach Condos

August 27, 2013 5:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Friday and Saturday we featured articles that gave some insight into the stunning city views that are drawing new residents to the growing Humber Bay Shores development cluster, rising in ... read more

Broccolini's Park Towns Sells Out

Broccolini's Park Towns, Bayview and Sheppard, uptown Toronto, North York
August 19, 2013 6:30 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Park Towns at Bayview and Sheppard by Broccolini has sold out, and quickly at that, soon after opening sales at the new townhouse complex to the public. The high demand comes ... read more

Westinghouse Lofts add to the mix at King Blue Condos

King Blue Condos Page + Steele IBI Group Easton's Group Remington Westinghouse
August 16, 2013 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As a new release of suites comes on stream at King Blue Condos by Easton’s Group and Remington Group, we are beginning to get a clearer picture of the building's layout and ... read more

bazinga!: Tech for the Condo of the Future (and present!)

August 8, 2013 12:55 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
The demand for synthesizing large quantities of information and making it readily accessible has never been greater than it is today, and every condo-dweller knows that keeping track of ... read more

Urbanation Releases Q2 Analysis: Condo Sales Down 18%, but Normalizing

Toronto Skyline Condo Market
August 7, 2013 4:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
2013 marks a year where condominium developers are looking to sell unsold units in already launched projects, while keeping down the number of new launches. It has been know that sales at new ... read more

Haven On The Bluffs Coming to Family-Friendly Cliffside

Haven On The Bluffs, VHL Developments, Master Building Inc, Toronto
July 31, 2013 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As Toronto continues to grow into a powerhouse global city, the rising price of real estate in the city centre is making buying there prohibitively expensive for middle-income earners. This has ... read more

Empire Gears Up For Water Tower at Eau du Soleil

Water Tower, 45 storeys overlooking Lake Ontario at Eau du Soleil, Toronto
July 30, 2013 1:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Empire Communities is gearing up for sales in the second tower of its skyscraping Eau du Soleil complex on the shores of Lake Ontario in Etobicoke. Water Tower is the name chosen to market this ... read more

RealNet Releases Q2-2013 Real Estate Report

RealNet, Toronto real estate
July 18, 2013 3:35 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Real estate research and analytics firm RealNet is reporting a new record in investment in commercial real estate in its second quarter report on GTA real estate, which was released ... read more

Ashlar Urban Realty Announces Acquisition of Smith Company

Theatre Park Condo, Toronto, Lamb Developments, Ashlar Urban Realty
July 11, 2013 5:30 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Ashlar Urban Realty has announced its acquisition of The Smith Company. read more

Daniels' One Park Place Helping to Change the Face of Regent Park

One Park Place Daniels Regent Park Revitalization Plan Hariri Pontarini
July 8, 2013 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park isn’t just undergoing a massive physical transformation, it is experiencing a social transformation too. Though the replacement of much of the older housing stock is not complete yet, ... read more

Tridel's One and Two Old Mill Condos Rising in Bloor West Village

Old Mill Condos, Toronto, Construction
July 5, 2013 5:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto's immense demand for housing near transit, cultural amenities, and neighbourhood conveniences is transforming many pockets along our low-rise avenues with modern mixed-use mid-rises. The ... read more

Thompson Residences Splashing Out With Rooftop Open House

Rooftop pool at the Thompson Residences, by Freed Developments, Toronto
July 5, 2013 11:50 am | by Craig White | Comments
In a city with seemingly endless options when it comes to condo shopping, there are yet certain developments that stand apart. When it was first announced, the Thompson Residences at 621 King West ... read more

Lifetime's The Yorkville Condominiums Reaches Ground Level

Yorkville Condominiums, Toronto
July 3, 2013 4:05 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Rising up out of its excavation pit, The Yorkville Condominiums have hit ground level at the corner of Davenport Avenue and McMurrich Street in Toronto's prestigious Yorkville ... read more

Bryon Patton Creates Serene Interiors at The Berwick

Toronto Interiors, Toronto Condos, The Berwick, Bryon Patton
June 28, 2013 4:20 pm | by Jennifer Muallim | Comments
Urban, sophisticated, contemporary, clean, minimal yet comfortable - these are all adjectives used by Interior Designer Bryon Patton to describe the design vision his company is executing at The ... read more

Pinnacle International's Latest Release Comes to the Touchscreen

Pinnacle on Adelaide, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini Architects
June 24, 2013 2:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Ever expanding its horizons, Pinnacle International is the latest developer to hit the touchscreen. Featuring detailed info about its growing list of buildings, the company's free app is ... read more