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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

Urbanation logo
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

Canlight Realty Bringa Ancroft Place Back To Life

Ancroft Place in Toronto by Canlight Realty and Shepard & Calvin
October 6, 2010 11:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
Canlight Realty introduces Ancroft Place, a collection of 21 heritage townhomes set on a quiet cul-de-sac just north of the Sherbourne St Bridge in South Rosedale. Formerly a high-end rental ... read more

Five St. Joseph Condos Sales Centre Opens

Five St. Joseph Condos Toronto by MOD, Graywood and Hariri Pontarini
June 30, 2010 11:36 am | by Craig White | Comments
FIVE Condos' sales office opened to the public this past weekend, and the project is now two thirds sold. FIVE is the first condominium by Five St. Joseph Developments Ltd. - a joint venture ... read more

Model Suite Now Open at The Bayview by Daniels

The Bayview Condominiums, Toronto
May 10, 2010 12:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Daniels Corporation has opened a luxurious new model suite at The Bayview, their latest terraced condominium residential project at Bayview and Sheppard. The project comprises a nine-storey ... read more

Days Inn Carlton renovation to Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn, Carlton Street, Toronto
May 7, 2010 11:22 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Days Inn on Carlton is becoming a new Holiday Inn. The doors are closed for now, but will reopen this fall. Holiday Inn's site says this: The Holiday Inn Toronto Dwtn Centre is now accepting ... read more

Urbanation Q1 2010 Report

Urbanation Q1 2010 Report
May 6, 2010 3:56 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Q1-2010 NEW CONDOMINIUM UNIT SALES HIT HIGHEST EVER Q1 NUMBER IN TORONTO CENSUS METROPOLITAN AREA (CMA) read more

Quick Pic: Casa's Front Door Photo

Casa condo at Charles and Yonge by Cresford Developments and architectsAlliance
April 28, 2010 10:46 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Casa condos by Cresford Developments recently opened at 33 Charles East. Front entrance looks great. Shame about the hydro lines, poor shape of the street and those mutilated trees. Image by ... read more

One Bloor and Four Seasons Dominate in Future Rendering of Bloor Street Neighbourhood

Toronto Skyline with One Bloor Condominiums
March 27, 2010 10:49 am | by Editor | Comments
Forum member urbandreamer created a great rendering of the Yonge and Bloor skyline seen from the south - One Bloor is on the right, while the new Four Seasons Hotel is on the left. Toronto ... read more

155 Cumberland /130 Bloor Redevelopment by KingSett Capital Nears Completion

155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street Condos by KingSett Capital
February 26, 2010 12:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
One of the most unique and exciting projects seems to have been completed. A fully lit up penthouse unit seems to attest to that. That project is 155 Cumberland/130 Bloor. Initially 130 Bloor was ... read more

The Smallest Toronto Condo Unit Ever - The Twig

The Smallest Condo Unit Ever - The Twig
February 22, 2010 10:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Condo sizes seem to be getting smaller and smaller while prices continue to go higher and higher. Forum member Archivist made the following contribution to the issue. "You guys obviously missed ... read more