Is Toronto's Real Estate Market Healthy for Entrepreneurs?

Nina Gazzola, Lana Sherman, Michael Emory, Kristina Verner, Urban Land Institute
January 29, 2016 4:25 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The role that real estate plays in shaping the look and feel of cities is an obvious one. The built form of urban centres has a profound impact on the way people use the city. The designs of ... read more

Sail Condos Celebrates Chinese New Year in North York

Sail Condominiums, Toronto, by Opearl Developments, Keith Loffler McAlpine
January 29, 2016 3:56 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Opearl Developments' first Canadian project, Toronto's Sail Condos is set to declare the Chinese company's presence in a new market. With a highly recognizable design evoking the eponymous ... read more

U of T Residence Proposed for Corner of Spadina and Sussex

698-704 Spadina, UofT, Toronto
January 29, 2016 2:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
By 2020, as reported by the University of Toronto, there will be the need for an additional 2,300 residence spots in order to maintain their first-year housing guarantee. To stay ahead of the ... read more

Below Grade Levels Rising for Forward at Concord CityPlace

Forward, CityPlace, Concord Adex, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
January 29, 2016 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Months after the completion of excavation and an archaeological dig at the site of Concord Adex's Forward and Newton condos at CityPlace, the pace of work has sped up considerably at the site ... read more

Sponsored Post: 3+Bedroom Condos in Toronto for Under $350K

Sponsored Post: 3+Bedroom Condos in Toronto for Under $350K
January 29, 2016 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Reasonably priced 3+ bedroom-apartments are not a very common find on the Toronto real estate market. Although the city asks that a small percentage of the total number of units in a building be ... read more

Foundations in Place for Dunpar's Trafalgar Ridge in Oakville

Trafalgar Ridge, Dunpar Homes, Oakville
January 29, 2016 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A wealth of housing options are on offer across the vast landmass of the Greater Toronto Area, yet it can still be hard to find just the right combination of features in a new home that suit your ... read more

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

January 29, 2016 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One-stop Scarborough subway extension plan clears committee; Raise the roof? Union Station reno runs into problem, New trains won't fit; Toronto's iconic El Mocambo sign ... read more

Photo of the Day: Home Court

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Air Canada Centre, Raptors, NBA
January 29, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few weeks left until the much-anticipated 2016 NBA All Star Weekend in Toronto, excitement is building among sports fans. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Whitehaus Condos Brings Creative Amenities to Yonge & Eglinton

Whitehaus Condominiums, Toronto, by Lifetime, Knightstone, Diamond Schmitt
January 28, 2016 4:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
While the exterior of the 29-storey Diamond Schmitt-designed Toronto tower makes a strong aesthetic statement in its own right, our first look at the interiors reveals a bold collection of ... read more

Mississauga Site of The Craftsman Primed for Foundation Work

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, Mississauga, VANDYK, SMV
January 28, 2016 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Site preparation work is under way for The Craftsman Condominium Residences, a four-storey, SMV Architects-designed condominium community by the VANDYK group of companies. Located ... read more

Cladding Underway on Appleby Gardens Condo in Burlington

Appleby Gardens Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Burlington
January 28, 2016 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Hamilton-Burlington area is now among the hottest real estate markets in all of Canada, with high demand being driven by appreciating land values and a strong supply of empty-nesters looking ... read more

New Details Emerge For Jack Layton Ferry Terminal Revamp

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, KPMB, West8, Greenberg, Waterfront Toronto
January 28, 2016 12:05 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
On January 26, 2016, Waterfront Toronto held the first public meeting on the reconstruction of the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and adjacent Harbour Square Park since the winning team for the ... read more

TeaGarden Condominiums Promises Luxurious Suite Interiors

TeaGarden Condominiums, Toronto, by Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects
January 28, 2016 11:40 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac, Phantom Development's TeaGarden Condominiums is set to infuse the urbanizing Bayview and Sheppard area with a dose of quiet sophistication. Poised to rise to a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Art Gallery of Ontario

Throwback Thursday, AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
January 28, 2016 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In this week's Throwback Thursday, we take a look at world-renowned architect Frank Gehry's first hometown project, the redesign of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Back in spring, 2008, work was ... read more

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

January 28, 2016 9:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Proposed Leslieville homeless shelter approved despite residents’ concerns; Too much housing, too-high prices in Toronto; Let’s ask some pointed questions about the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Kicking Up Snow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit
January 28, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans for a new grade-separation of GO Transit's Barrie corridor and CP Rail's North Toronto Subdivision have been in the news lately, and UrbanToronto recently attended ... read more

Chinatown, U of T, The Annex: Growth to Watch for in 2016

Chinatown, U of T, The Annex: Growth to Watch for in 2016
January 27, 2016 6:55 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This week, UrbanToronto's annual Growth To Watch For series continues with another overview of the new and ongoing development expected to impact Toronto's nieghbourhoods this year. Picking ... read more

New Development Proposed Across From Gladstone Hotel

1181 Queen Street West, Toronto, by Skale Developments, Quadrangle Architects
January 27, 2016 6:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In 2013, when a 26-storey tower tower was proposed across the street from the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto's West Queen West, the local community—and voices across the city—strongly opposed the ... read more

56-Storey Entertainment District Tower Proposed on Widmer

8-20 Widmer Street, Toronto, Scott Shields Architects, Claireville Holdings
January 27, 2016 3:49 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Another high-rise tower could be coming to Toronto's Entertainment District. Although the project is still in the pre-submission phase, yesterday's Ward 20 community consultation brought to light ... read more

Allied Properties REIT Adding New Storeys to 1916-Built 180 John

180 John Street, Allied Properties REIT, Gensler, DTAH, ERA, Toronto
January 27, 2016 1:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Nearly a year after the March 2015 announcement of Allied Properties REIT’s purchase of 180 John Street for $8.25 million, we are learning about a plan to add more storeys to the building through ... read more