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The Interview: Mel Pearl of Lifetime Developments

Mel Pearl of Lifetime Developments at Bisha Hotel and Residences sales centre
June 23, 2011 9:58 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

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June 20, 2011 1:20 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 10:42 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 8:20 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 1:34 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 4:30 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 11:25 am | 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 12:48 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 1:41 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 2:26 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 3:34 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 12:56 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 2:44 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 1:31 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 11:03 am | 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 10:38 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 10:36 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 11:52 am | 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 10:22 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 2:56 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Q1-2010 NEW CONDOMINIUM UNIT SALES HIT HIGHEST EVER Q1 NUMBER IN TORONTO CENSUS METROPOLITAN AREA (CMA) read more