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BILD Members Big Winners at National Association of Home Builders Awards

February 16, 2012 9:59 am | by Alex Corey | Comments
Last week in Orlando, Florida, the National Association of Home Builders paid tribute to former BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association) CEO, Stephen Dupuis, who passed away ... read more

Amazing Penthouses Remain at One King West

Penthouse north view at One King West condos, Toronto
February 14, 2012 3:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
No other building in Toronto has views quite like One King West. Possibly the slenderest building in the world for its 577-foot height, the north and south side bullet noses of One King West are ... read more

Guest Column: What If You Can't Afford The Deposit?

Cityzen's L Tower Condo, Toronto
February 13, 2012 12:10 pm | by Guest | Comments
Today, we present a guest post by Kerri-Lynn McAllister, the Community Manager for RateHub.ca, a website that compares mortgage rates in Canada and hosts mortgage education and tools.  What ... read more

Urbanation Releases Fourth Quarter Condo Stats

February 7, 2012 12:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Urbanation, the real estate market research firm that tracks the Toronto CMA's (Census Metropolitan Area) condominium market, has released the fourth quarter results. The Q4 results show ... read more

Toronto Office Vacancy Rate Declines for 7th Consecutive Quarter

Toronto skyline and Porter plane
February 3, 2012 2:56 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
CB Richard Ellis Ltd. Brokerage has released it's Q4 2011 Toronto Office Market Report, and it's not looking so hot for UrbanToronto's search for new office space; For the 7th consecutive quarter ... read more

The Interview: David Wex and Mark Reeve of Urban Capital, Part 2

February 2, 2012 4:00 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
We continue our conversation with David Wex of Urban Capital, and bring in partner Mark Reeve today. We discuss and compare the planning process in Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. We spoke ... read more

Realnet and BILD Welcome 2012 With Positive News

BILD RealNet 2012 Market Report
January 20, 2012 1:39 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This morning saw the annual press conference held by RealNet and BILD, two of the most influential players in the Toronto development industry. Presented by George Carras (president, RealNet), ... read more

The Interview: Brian Brown and Andrew Hoffman Create Karma

Brian Brown of Lifetime Developments, Andrew Hoffman of CentreCourt Developments
January 12, 2012 1:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We explore a joint venture development in The Interview this week as we sit down with Brian Brown of Lifetime Developments and Andrew Hoffman of CentreCourt Developments. read more

Limelight Condominiums' Suite of the Week

Limelight Condos in Mississauga by Daniels and Kirkor Architects
January 9, 2012 3:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
We've been reporting about Limelight Condominiums for a while now. Developed by Daniels Corporation and designed by Kirkor Architects, Limelight is being built in Mississauga City Centre, an area ... read more

Skyline International Leaps Across the Border and Lands in...Cleveland!

Cleveland Arcade and Hyat Regency Hotel in Cleveland by Skyline International
December 23, 2011 3:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Exciting news coming in from our neighbours to the south — Toronto-based developers Skyline International have broken into the American real estate market, buying an historic property in ... read more

Guest Column: The Latest Stats on Toronto's Condo Market

Table depicting condo market sales in Toronto
November 30, 2011 3:45 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Over the next several weeks, Brian Persaud will be contributing a series of guest columns to UrbanToronto. read more

The Interview: Tom Dutton of The Daniels Corporation - Part 2

Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President of The Daniels Corporation
November 17, 2011 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sits down with Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President at The Daniels Corporation, to talk about the prolific developer's corporate ethos and its history. Part 2 of 2. If you missed Part 1, ... read more

Guest Column: The Ins And Outs of the Toronto Condo Market

77 Charles West, Four Seasons, Women's College Hospital, Burano, Sick Kids
November 16, 2011 2:23 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Over the next several weeks, Brian Persaud will be contributing a series of guest columns to UrbanToronto. read more

The Interview: Tom Dutton of The Daniels Corporation - Part 1

November 10, 2011 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sits down with Tom Dutton, Senior Vice President at The Daniels Corporation, to talk about the prolific developer's corporate ethos and its history. Part 1 of 2. UrbanToronto tends to ... read more

Urbanation Releases Third Quarter Condo Stats

Urbanation logo
November 7, 2011 1:30 pm | by Editor | Comments
Urbanation has released its third quarter for 2011 results proclaiming that the condominum market in the Toronto CMA (Census Metropolitan Area) "continues its torrid sales pace," with the ... read more

The Interview: Peter Freed

Peter Freed, image by Craig White
November 3, 2011 11:12 am | by Craig White | Comments
Peter Freed sits down with UrbanToronto at Freed Developments' corporate offices at 550 Wellington West to talk about his condominium development career to this point. Peter, I’d like to start off ... read more

Ocean Club Condos Presentation Centre Closing: Last Chance to "Catch the Wave" on Pre-Construction Pricing

Ocean Club Condominiums, Etobicoke
October 31, 2011 1:17 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 12:50 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 10:01 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 11:34 am | 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