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Urbanation Releases Q2-2012 Results for Toronto Condominium Market

Toronto skyline
August 2, 2012 12:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Any conversation in regards to Toronto’s condominium market as of late invariably turns into one that seeks to predict where the market will be by the end of 2012. Riding on the success of 2011 ... read more

Opulent Materials Make 500 Wellington West Penthouse Shine

500 Wellington Street West in Toronto by Core Architects and Freed Developments
August 1, 2012 5:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The perception of luxury and those elements that convey wealth will invariably evolve with changing cultural trends and aesthetic preferences. Much of what we perceive today as stuffy or ... read more

RBC Concludes Booming Condo Market is Not a Bubble

Cranes at work at a Thornhill construction site, image by Forum member Jaycola
July 30, 2012 2:30 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The evidence of the Toronto condo boom is hard to miss. Cranes are ubiquitous on our skyline and construction sites seem to multiply endlessly. Given the seemingly insatiable demand for high-rise ... read more

RealNet Releases June 2012 Market Results

January 2012 to June 2012 New Home Sales Perspective
July 25, 2012 1:46 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Given the concern expressed by policy makers and analysts regarding the state of the housing market in Toronto, monthly releases of market activity are of special interest in this climate of ... read more

Historic Cabbagetown Mansion Converted Into Four Posh Suites

103 Pembroke Street has been redeveloped by The Rainbow Group.
July 20, 2012 1:03 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Cabbagetown's 103 Pembroke Street, a Gothic revival style Victorian house built in 1879, has been lovingly redeveloped and converted into a mansion containing four luxury suites which are now on ... read more

Streetcar set to Launch Lofthouses at Corktown District This Weekend

Corktown District in Toronto by Streetcar Developments with Quadrangle Architect
July 11, 2012 12:21 pm | by Editor | Comments
One of the first developers to single out King East as an up-and-coming district was Streetcar; while they've now become known for developments further west, they continue to add to the community ... read more

Tao Boutique Condos Celebrates Grand Opening with a Roar

TAO Condominiums in Richmond Hill by SigNature Communities, Graziani + Corazza
June 4, 2012 12:08 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
SigNature Communities newest development, Tao Boutique Condos, officially launched this past weekend with a colourful celebration at its Richmond Hill sales centre. A traditional Chinese Lion ... read more

Xpression Launches with a Packed VIP Event in Richmond Hill

Xpression condos in Richmond Hill by Zancor Homes with Quadrangle Architects
May 31, 2012 12:37 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
For the second time this week we're looking north of Toronto to Richmond Hill, this time to a project that has received approval and had an exciting launch party that UrbanToronto ... read more

BILD Predicts Stable Growth Following Release of RealNet Stats

May 23, 2012 2:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Despite rumours and widespread media coverage predicting a preeminent collapse of the GTA housing market, BILD has released its outlook for 2012, forecasting a healthy year of stable growth within ... read more

New Inventory Release for INDX Condos

INDX Condos in Toronto by Lifetime and Centrecourt, Page + Steele / IBI Group
May 15, 2012 10:54 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The hugely successful INDX Condos, developed by Lifetime and Centrecourt, is launching another phase of its sales, announcing that new units will be coming to the market at an inventory release ... read more

New Sky Suites Released at Picasso on Richmond Condos

Picasso on Richmond condos in Toronto by Monarch and Goldman groups, Teeple arch
May 8, 2012 2:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Monarch Group and Goldman Group just announced the release of the Sky Suites at their popular and long-awaited Picasso on Richmond development, designed by Teeple Architects. Located in the ... read more

Urbanation Releases First Quarter Market Stats

May 7, 2012 11:01 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Urbanation has released their statistics for the first quarter on Toronto's condo market, and as expected we continue to see growth in both numbers of units as well as pricing. While we continue ... read more

CBRE Releases First Quarter Stats on Toronto's Office Market

QRC West in Toronto by Allied REIT and &Co Architects.
May 1, 2012 2:19 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
CBRE Ltd. just released their first quarter stats for 2012 on Toronto's office rental market, accounting for the market's stance between January and April of this year. CBRE examines both the ... read more

Tarion Names the Daniels Corporation 2012 High-Rise Builder of the Year

The Daniels Corporation Team Celebrates Receiving Tarion’s 2012 High-Rise Builde
April 18, 2012 2:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Tarion Warranty Corporation, a private corporation established in 1976 to serve as the Regulator of the new-home building industry in Ontario, has named The Daniels Corporation as the 2012 ... read more

RealNet & BILD Report Shift in Q1 High-Rise Sales to the 905

April 18, 2012 1:16 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The sale of high rise units in the GTA shifted to the 905 in the first quarter of 2012, with 46 percent being sold in the 905 municipalities. RealNet attributes these numbers to the growing ... read more

Oneeleven Bathurst Street Launches Sales with Brokers' Event Tomorrow!

Oneelven Bathurst in Toronto by Harhay and Carttera, with Core Architects
April 13, 2012 11:37 am | by Anonymous | Comments
As the King West district nears capacity with condominium projects, developers are beginning to make the move north, with a particular interest on Bathurst Street. Harhay Developments and Carttera ... read more

Is Canada Headed For a U.S.-style Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis?

March 29, 2012 1:11 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
With much discussion over the past several months about the soundness of the Canadian housing market, UrbanToronto is pleased to share a quick and informative infographic courtesy of ... read more

Developer Incentives at The Station Look to Sway Potential Purchasers

The Station Condos in Toronto by Brandy Lane Homes and SMV Architects
March 27, 2012 11:35 am | by Anonymous | Comments
It looks like Toronto's condominium real estate boom isn't about to stop anytime soon, however there are signs that both the industry and government are beginning to seriously consider the fact ... read more

Absolute World the next TIFF Documentary Go-See?

March 2, 2012 3:24 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Exciting news from Cityzen this afternoon: they have released a video documenting the development of Aboslute World Condos in Mississauga. Created by Story Communcations and 2nd Story, the ... read more

The Carlaw Launches Cash Incentive on Units for Sale

The Carlaw condo, Toronto, by Streetcar Developments
February 28, 2012 11:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Streetcar Developments have just announced the launch of a cash incentive for The Carlaw, which borders the Leslieville and Riverdale areas of the city. Buyers are being courted with: ... read more