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TREB Releases March 2017 Real Estate Market Figures

TREB Releases March 2017 Real Estate Market Figures
April 5, 2017 2:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New figures from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) are highlighting a dichotomy in Toronto's real estate market, with continued strength in the housing market contrasted by a slowdown ... read more

Introducing Bloor Promenade at Tridel's Islington Terrace

Bloor Promenade, Islington Terrace, Tridel, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
April 4, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the recent news that excavation has wrapped up for the first phase of Tridel's Islington Terrace, the marketing of the project's third and final tower—'Bloor Promenade'—is ... read more

New Subdivision by Times Group to Rise in Markham

Pavilia Park Towns, Markham, Times Group, Icke Brochu Architects
April 4, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few kilometres from Markham's emerging Downtown and its growing cluster of mid- and high-rises, traditional low-rise developments still make up the majority of housing stock in neighbourhoods ... read more

New Renderings Highlight Public Realm at Via Bloor Condos

Via Bloor, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto, St. James Town
April 3, 2017 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing continues to reveal new details about Tridel's Via Bloor and Via Bloor 2, a pair of architectsAlliance-designed condominium towers coming to Toronto's Bloor and ... read more

Skale's 'The Bluffs' Bringing Street-Fronting Retail to Kingston Rd

The Bluffs, Toronto, by Skale Developments, RAW Design
April 3, 2017 12:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
North of Toronto's iconic Scarborough Bluffs, Kingston Road is slowly but consistently developing into a more urban corridor, as mid-rise projects gradually add residential density and new ... read more

Construction Start Approaches for Brandy Lane's The Davies

The Davies, Brandy Lane Homes, SMV Architects, Toronto
March 31, 2017 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mid-rise will soon rise above Robertson Davies Park, in between Toronto's Summerhill and Yorkville neighbourhoods. Over 70% of the 36 luxury condominium units offered at Brandy Lane ... read more

Musée Condos' Public Realm Improvements Emerging on Adelaide

Musée Condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 30, 2017 4:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As residents continue moving in to Plaza's Musée Condos, public realm improvements are adding to the street-level environment surrounding the 17-storey Quadrangle ... read more

Exterior Finishing Wrapping Up for Neudorfer's Fuse2 Condos

Fuse Condos, Fuse2, Barrett, Burka, Neudorfer, Toronto
March 30, 2017 2:43 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few months after construction hoarding was removed from the base of Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse2 Condos, the installation of exterior finishes is wrapping up for the second tower of ... read more

Excavation in Full Swing for The Met in Vaughan

The Met, Berkley, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza, Vaughan
March 29, 2017 3:39 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway station set to open as the new terminus of the TTC's University subway line in December, new developments are bringing increased density to ... read more

Bisha's 'Signature Collection' Suites Released on Upper Floors

Bisha, Lifetime, Ink, Wallman Architects, Munge Leung, Toronto
March 28, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction winds down on Lifetime Developments and INK Entertainment's Bisha Hotel and Residences in Toronto's Entertainment District, new details have been released on ... read more

Renderings Highlight New Phase at LJM's Waterview in Grimsby

Waterview Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
March 27, 2017 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction nears completion for the first phase of LJM Developments' Waterview Condominiums in Grismby, new renderings are providing more insight into the second and third ... read more

Junction Triangle's Arch Lofts Emphasizes Low-Carbon Features

Arch Lofts, Windmill Development Caricari Lee Architects, Toronto
March 24, 2017 12:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Spanning from Dufferin to the rail tracks at Dundas West, Toronto's Wallace Avenue is one of the Lower Junction's signature streets. Characterized by a mix of single-family homes, adapted ... read more

Shoring Work Progressing at 609 Avenue Road Condominium Site

609 Avenue Road, State Building Group, Madison Homes, Toronto
March 23, 2017 3:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Shoring activity is now well underway at the site of a new condominium from State Building Group and Madison Homes, the 19-storey Richmond Architects-designed tower soon to ... read more

Great View, Friendly Amenities at Lifetime and BLVD's The Code

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments
March 23, 2017 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is now complete, and the 108 condo units and 10 two-storey townhomes are sold out, in the registered and fully-occupied at The Code Condos by BLVD ... read more

Toronto's Housing Crisis: A Problem of Supply or Demand?

The Downtown Toronto skyline, image by UT Forum contributor Razz
March 17, 2017 6:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The headlines are hard to avoid, and by now, the words "Toronto housing crisis" come across as a mere statement of fact, rather than any sort of prognostication. And rightly so. In 2017, our ... read more

U31 Design Shapes Interiors at Stafford's Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 16, 2017 1:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Replacing the Beer Store on Avenue Road north of Lawrence, the seven-storey Avenue & Park is adding 36 luxury condominium suites to what is gradually becoming a mid-rise corridor. Designed by ... read more

WestBeach Condominiums Puts Emphasis on Public Realm

WestBeach Condominiums, Marlin Spring, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
March 14, 2017 3:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's neighbourhood of The Beach is one of the city's most walkable, with a variety of shops and restaurants creating a pedestrian friendly environment on Queen Street. A collection of new ... read more

Second Tower Follows Tridel's Phase One Via Bloor Launch

Via Bloor, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto, St. James Town
March 13, 2017 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A successful launch for Tridel's Via Bloor is advancing plans for the second phase of this architectsAlliance-designed condominium development planned for Toronto's Bloor and ... read more

A First Look at the Floorplans at home: Power and Adelaide

home: Power and Adelaide, Toronto, by Great Gulf, Hullmark, Core, TACT
March 13, 2017 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
East of Toronto's Downtown core, developers Great Gulf and Hullmark are re-making the corner of Power and Adelaide streets with a full-block development fronting Orphan's Green. Designed by Core ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway at Ottawa's 23-Storey Arthaus

Arthaus Residences, Ottawa, DevMcGill, Régis Côté, KPMB, Barry Padolsky
March 10, 2017 11:36 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
By Toronto standards, the 23-storey height of DevMcgill's Arthaus probably wouldn't register much excitement. Not that height is generally the primary determinant of a project's quality and ... read more