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Huge Expansion Coming for Fast Electric Car Charging Points

Electric vehicle charging station
April 29, 2016 11:13 am | by David Brake | Comments
The Ontario government has announced that by March 2017 it will have funded the installation of around 200 of the fastest electric car charging points in a network across the province, ... read more

Oakville's Trafalgar Ridge Emphasizes Family-Friendly Living

Trafalgar Ridge, Oakville, by Dunpar Homes
April 29, 2016 11:04 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As land values across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) continue to rise, finding suitably spacious homes is becoming a challenge for many young families. While the realities of the real estate ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Help choose a name for new-look land under Gardiner Expressway; First impressions of Toronto's newest neighbourhood; GTA West highway decision could determine future of the ... read more

Views of Toronto from a Flight Landing at YTZ

Toronto, skyline, Porter Airlines
April 29, 2016 6:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is still the largest and most active airport in the Greater Toronto Area, flights arriving to and departing from Toronto's Billy Bishop City ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor-Yorkville Sunrise

Photo of the Day, sunrise, Toronto, Bloor-Yorkville
April 29, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dramatic sunrise view captured from Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. Submitted to the One Bloor East Forum thread by contributor Benito, this shot shows ... read more

First Gulf Proposes 18-Storey Office Tower at 25 Ontario Street

25 Ontario Street, Toronto, by First Gulf, Sweeney &Co Architects
April 28, 2016 5:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
To many, the King East area doesn't immediately come to mind as one of Toronto's development hotspots. Some blocks away from the St. Lawrence Market and the Distillery District—and with the ... read more

Multi-Tower Mixed Use Development Proposed for Kennedy and the 401

The Kennedys, SAMM Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
April 28, 2016 4:18 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The intersection of Kennedy Road and Highway 401 has been a hotbed of development activity in recent years, with Tridel's Metrogate community adding new residential density to the Scarborough ... read more

E Condos' South Tower Reaches Grade at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan, Toronto, Rosario "Roy" Varacalli
April 28, 2016 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has crossed a major milestone at the site of Bazis, Metropia, and RioCan's E Condos, as the Rosario "Roy" Varacalli-designed development's taller 58-storey ... read more

Shoring Underway at Mississauga Site of VANDYK's The Craftsman

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK, SMV, Mississauga
April 28, 2016 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the months since the June 2015 ground breaking ceremony for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences, much work has been done at the site of the ... read more

LJM's Waterview Condominiums Growing in Grimsby

Waterview Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
April 28, 2016 12:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As real estate values in Toronto continue to grow, many buyers are looking to other municipalities in the GTHA for competitive pricing within reach of the city. About 50 kilometres south of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Jarvis and Charles

Throwback Thursday, X Condos, X2, Toronto
April 28, 2016 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Jarvis and Charles Streets has undergone major changes over the past decade, adding significant new residential density to an area of Toronto that had previously been the site ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier bailout would be ‘slap in the face’ for Toronto because of streetcar delays; Metrolinx considers three options to integrate GTA transit fares; Local video ... read more

Photo of the Day: Karma Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Karma Condos
April 28, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is now in the late stages at the site of Lifetime and CentreCourt's  Karma Condos, a topped out 50-storey condominium development just ... read more

Fuse 2 Condos Taking Its Place On Davenport Village Skyline

Fuse and Fuse 2 Condos, Neudorfer, Barrett Architect, Burka Architects
April 27, 2016 6:50 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
In the rapidly changing neighbourhood that is Davenport Village, Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse2 Condos is not far from joining the first Fuse tower at its final height and shape. ... read more

Dundas and Jarvis: CentreCourt's Grid Condos Now Taller, Thinner

Grid Condos, Toronto, by CentreCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI
April 27, 2016 6:17 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following an OMB appeal, CentreCourt's Downtown Toronto proposal for Grid Condos has been revised. A taller, more slender tower is now planned for the site, with the OMB deeming that the amended ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway as SQ Condos Grow Taller

SQ, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Toronto, Alexandra Park
April 27, 2016 1:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The forces of renewal and revitalization are alive and well in Toronto, and properties that were not considered prime targets for new buildings a short while ago are now bursting with activity. ... read more

J. Davis House Condominiums to Rise at Yonge and Davisville

J. Davis House, Toronto, by Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza
April 27, 2016 11:10 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Announced towards the end of last year, Mattamy and Biddington's J. Davis House will contribute to the revitalization of Yonge Street north of Davisville subway station while it densifies ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new era for GTA transit fares: Metrolinx considers 3 options; Bombardier delays to TTC streetcars could hold up Metrolinx light rail; The push to get more bike parking ... read more

Photo of the Day: Reflecting Picasso

Photo of the Day, Picasso, QRC West, Toronto
April 27, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been the site of much transformation over the past few years, creating new views and photographic opportunities for local shutterbugs. read more

The High Park Condos Growing on Bloor West

The High Park, Toronto, by North Drive Investments, Quadrangle Architects
April 26, 2016 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since construction of The High Park began last year, the North Drive Investments condominium development is now over half of the way to its 11-storey final height on Toronto's Bloor ... read more