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Tracking One Year of Activity at DevMcGill's ArtHaus in Ottawa

DevMcGill, ArtHaus Residences at Arts Court, Ottawa
January 6, 2017 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost exactly one year ago today marked our first visit to the site of DevMcGill's ArtHaus Residences at Arts Court—a precedent-setting mixed-use high-rise development taking shape in ... read more

TREB Releases Updated Housing and Commercial Market Figures

TREB, housing report, Toronto
January 5, 2017 5:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A report released earlier today by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) points to continued strength in Toronto's housing market, and a slight decline in the commercial real estate market. ... read more

Previewing Spacious Suites at Stafford's Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
January 5, 2017 4:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the meeting point of Toronto's Bedford Park and Ledbury Park neighbourhoods, single-family homes remain the dominant building typology. While the area's tree-canopied side streets support ... read more

The Wyatt: A Look at Floorplans, Features, and Finishes

The Wyatt, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation, KPMB Architects
January 5, 2017 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Set to begin construction on Dundas at Sumach in Toronto's Regent Park, the 27-storey condominium marketed as 'The Wyatt' will contribute an additional 342 residential units to the reimagined ... read more

New Rendering Offers Preview of Interiors at Ivy Condos

Ivy Condos, Toronto, Sher Corporation, Dream, RAW Design
January 4, 2017 4:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As marketing kicks into gear for The Sher Corporation and Dream's Ivy Condos, we are learning more about the 32-storey condominium tower planned for Toronto's Garden District. Tying ... read more

Preliminary Site Prep Activity Begins for The Met in Vaughan

January 4, 2017 1:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A short distance northeast of the mid-construction Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway station, the first signs of site activity can be seen ... read more

A First Look at Suite Layouts for St. Lawrence Condos

St. Lawrence Condos at 158 Front, Toronto, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes
January 3, 2017 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past few months, we've followed the development of Cityzen and Fernbrook's St. Lawrence Condos architectsAlliance-designed condo towers, coming to the northwest ... read more

Scale Model Highlights Design Language of Arc at Erin Mills

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, Kirkor Architects, Mississauga
January 3, 2017 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we shared our visit to the Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton presentation centre for The Daniels Corporation's Daniels Erin Mills master-planned community in Mississauga, ... read more

Construction of The Kip District's First Phase Reaches Grade

The Kip District, Page + Steele/IBI Group, Toronto, Concert Properties
December 22, 2016 1:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is in full swing for the first phase of The Kip District, Concert Properties' new master-planned community near Kipling subway and GO station in Etobicoke. The project got ... read more

ZIGG Condos' Mid-Rise Massing Taking Shape on St. Clair West

ZIGG Condos, Madison, Fieldgate, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
December 21, 2016 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After almost one year of construction, Madison Homes and Fieldgate Urban's ZIGG Condos is making an impact on St. Clair Avenue West, a short distance west of Avenue Road ... read more

East Bayfront: Podium Levels Rising at Moshe Safdie's Monde

Monde Condominiums, Toronto, Great Gulf, Moshe Safdie
December 21, 2016 12:42 pm | by Cody Kita | Comments
Construction of Great Gulf Homes’ Monde Condominiums project in Toronto’s emerging East Bayfront neighbourhood has greatly progressed since UrbanToronto last reported on it back in October. ... read more

Quadrangle-Designed Musée Nears Completion on Adelaide

Musée Condos, Toronto, by Plaza, Quadrangle
December 20, 2016 12:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With street-level public space now taking shape along Adelaide Street West and finishing touches being applied to the 17-storey building above, Plaza's Musée Condos (below, left) is set to be ... read more

Oakville: Permeable Public Realm to Front 5468796's Lake & East

Lake & East Condominium Residences, Oakville, by Symmetry, Fortress RDI, Engine
December 19, 2016 1:22 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With a 'living wall' spread across its anodized aluminum exterior, 5468796 Architecture's Lake & East eschews the norms of Oakville's—and Toronto's—new condominiums. Located in the lakeside ... read more

First Look at Interiors & Amenities at home: Power and Adelaide

home: Power and Adelaide, Toronto, by Great Gulf, Hullmark, Core Architects
December 15, 2016 1:17 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following October's marketing launch for Great Gulf and Hullmark's home: Power and Adelaide, more information about the project has gradually become available. In November, we took a look at the ... read more

Demolition Clearing Yonge Street Site of Whitehaus Condos

Whitehaus, Lifetime Developments, Knightstone Capital, Diamond Schmitt
December 14, 2016 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After experiencing brisk sales since launching at the close of 2015, the first site activity is now in progress for Lifetime Developments and Knightstone's Whitehaus ... read more

Robertson Davies Park: Avenue Road Green to be Revamped

The Davies, Toronto, by Brandy Lane Homes, SMV Architects
December 13, 2016 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When Toronto's Robertson Davies Park was named for the internationally recognized author in 2007, the Globe and Mail called the space a "non-descript expanse of grass bordered by train tracks." In ... read more

Previewing the Living Spaces at Mattamy's Vita on the Lake

Vita on the Lake, Toronto, by Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza
December 13, 2016 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
West of Toronto's Downtown core, another waterfront skyline is rising on Lake Ontario, with Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores now in the midst of an aggressive development boom. Through its new glass ... read more

Previewing the Public Realm at 75 on The Esplanade

75 on The Esplanade, Toronto, by Harhay, Carttera, architectsAlliance
December 12, 2016 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In late October, a revised application for a Downtown condominium tower at 75 The Esplanade was submitted to the City of Toronto. Following an initial submission in early 2015, the proposal was ... read more

J. Davis House: Exploring the Project Ahead of Construction

J. Davis House, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
December 12, 2016 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With units nearly sold out for Mattamy and Biddington's J. Davis House, it won't be much longer before construction starts at the Yonge Street site of the Davisville ... read more

Arthaus: Luxury Floorplans Offered at Mixed-Use Ottawa Project

ArtHaus Residences, Ottawa, DevMcGill, Régis Côté, KPMB, Barry Padolsky
December 12, 2016 11:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Now joining the Downtown Ottawa skyline, DevMcgill's Arthaus will arguably be Canada's most diversely programmed mixed-use development. Featuring a major expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery, a ... read more