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The Well: First Crane Up at Toronto’s Largest Construction Site

The Well, Toronto, developed by Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
April 18, 2018 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, we caught up with Toronto’s largest construction site with an update on the excavation for The Well, a massive mixed-use development that will add seven new towers at the intersection ... read more

Toronto's Largest Construction Site: The Well, Spadina at Front

The Well, Toronto, developed by Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
April 10, 2018 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There's construction all across Toronto, and in fact it can feel as if the whole city's under construction when you move through it, but there's one site where it feel's like a whole city is under ... read more

Enwave Partner to Bring Sustainable Energy to The Well

The Well, RioCan, Allied, Diamond Corp, Tridel
February 9, 2018 5:30 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
A major announcement was made yesterday concerning the highly-anticipated development ‘The Well’ being developed by RioCan, Allied Properties, Diamond Corp, Tridel, and Woodbourne. A new ... read more

The Well: Updated Drawings Reveal Further Design Refinements

The Well, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Adamson, HPA, aA, Wallman, Toronto, BDP
January 12, 2018 5:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Recently appearing on both our Top 10 of 2017 lists for most popular Database files and Forum threads, The Well is clearly one of the most highly-anticipated developments in Toronto, and ... read more

The Well: Diamond Corp Sells Interest as Construction Heats Up

The Well, Allied, RioCan, Tridel, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
October 13, 2017 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction activity is heating up for one of the most transformative mixed-use redevelopments in recent Downtown Toronto history. Since we last covered work on the Front and Spadina site of The ... read more

Demolition Clearing Site for The Well at Front and Spadina

The Well, HPA, AAA, BDP Architects, aA, Diamond Corp, Allied, RioCan, Toronto
July 27, 2017 1:00 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
On the west side of Downtown Toronto and the northwest corner of Front and Spadina, demolition work is making way for The Well, the much-anticipated master-planned, mixed-use community that will ... read more

The Well: Retailers and Offices to Anchor Mixed-Use Community

The Well, HPA, AAA, BDP Architects, aA, Diamond Corp, Allied, RioCan, Toronto
May 10, 2017 5:50 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Just over a month ago, UrbanToronto published a story on the phasing strategy for construction at The Well, a massive new mixed-use and master-planned project for Downtown Toronto at the ... read more

Trio of Wellington Street Proposals Face Vocal Public Scrutiny

Aerial view of the three sites, showing 504 (orange), 488 (teal), and 474 (red),
May 5, 2017 5:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Bookended by a pair of parks, the stretch of Wellington Street between Spadina and Portland has suddenly become one of Downtown Toronto's most frenetically active development hubs. Still ... read more

Urban Design Plans Reveal Potential Phasing At The Well

The Well, HPA, AAA, BDP, aA, CCA, Wallman, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Diamond Corp
April 5, 2017 5:23 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
One of the projects in the Downtown Toronto development pipeline most anticipated on the UrbanToronto Forum is The Well. A massive redevelopment of the former Globe and Mail headquarters site at ... read more

Cluster of Boutique Projects Planned for Wellington Street Block

488, 486, and 474 Wellington (l-r), image via Google Maps
January 17, 2017 1:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
From Spadina to Portland, the stretch of Wellington Street between Clarence Square and Victoria Memorial Park does not rank among Downtown Toronto's more prominent streets. While a number of the ... read more

Design of The Well Development at Spadina and Front Evolving

Aerial, The Well, Toronto, Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini
March 27, 2015 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, and RioCan have been advancing their plans for a transformative development on the site of the current Globe and Mail offices just to the west of the Downtown Toronto ... read more

Evolving Design for The Well evident in New Renderings

The Well, Toronto, Diamondcorp, Allied REIT, RioCan, Hariri Pontarini, Pickard
August 15, 2014 5:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
From initial concept to final realization, the story of a development is one of evolution, but one where the steps along the way are often hidden. The larger the development, typically the more ... read more

Allied Properties REIT Brings Office Space to Downtown West

Rendering of 620 King West
February 28, 2014 12:50 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
When it comes to the development of office space in Downtown Toronto, a few big names spring to mind: Brookfield; Oxford; Cadillac Fairview. Perhaps lesser known, but no less active in Downtown ... read more

RioCan, Allied, and Diamond Unveil Major Toronto Redevelopment

Pedestrian realm at The Well on Wellington Street, looking west, Toronto
January 29, 2014 7:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Ever since the sale of land located between Wellington and Front Streets west of Spadina to RioCan REIT, Allied Properties REIT, and Diamond Corp was announced in November of 2012, UrbanToronto ... read more