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    33 Davies | ?m | 20s | BDP Quadrangle

    The beginnings of a new office district?
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    Baby, we got a bubble!?

    I will say this at least: buying existing homes and adding secondary units is better for the housing market than the hundreds (thousands?) of small local companies that are tearing down smaller homes to build massive new SFHs all across the region. Bungalows used to be affordable starter homes...
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    GO Transit: Construction Projects (Metrolinx, various)

    Does this mean Stouffville will likely be the first line electrified?
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    Toronto | St Clair Place | 196.89m | 59s | Wittington | Diamond Schmitt

    I get the impression that "money" doesn't really want to live on the central waterfront with its airbnbs and brothels, etc.
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    GO Transit: Service thread (including extensions)

    I can see there being demand for gradual westward expansion of GO bus service. Routes such as Stratford-KW or even London-Woodstock-Brantford will have significant demand in coming years, I would think, with planned population growth.
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    YRT/Viva Construction Thread (Rapidways, Terminals)

    Frequent, almost metro-level service at Unionville GO and the new York U campus next door will be game changers for VIVA, not to mention the Yonge North extension. Markham also wants to build its new civic centre next to Unionville GO, which I think is a great idea. The rapidways planned...
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    UrbanToronto contributor Jasonzed - Jason Zytynsky - has passed away

    This is terrible news. My condolences to his family and friends.
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    151 Main Street (Brampton, Luxor Developments, 30s, Architecture Unfolded)

    This is encouraging. I think the "old main street downtown" areas in the GTA have been somewhat undervalued in recent years and can be redeveloped thoughtfully.
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    Aura at College Park | 271.87m | 78s | Canderel | Graziani + Corazza COMPLETE

    It has only gotten uglier with age.
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    Toronto | 1075 Bay | 210.25m | 59s | Canderel | Hariri Pontarini

    This one is such a dog's breakfast.
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    Hospital For Sick Children: Peter Gilgan Family Patient Care Tower (SickKids, ?s, Stantec/KPMB)

    KPMB posted a rendering on Insta. Looks interesting! https://www.instagram.com/p/CNItETqs6UB/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet
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    Toronto | 65 King Street East | 82.9m | 18s | Carttera | WZMH

    The mirrored glass is giving me serious 1980s 777 Bay street vibes.
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    Toronto | Kingsway by the River | 31.6m | 8s | Urban Capital | Wallman Architects

    This project just screams cheap materials.
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    Sheridan Nurseries Redevelopment (4077 Highway 7 E, ?, 25 + 2 x 20 + 4 x 6-8s, ?)

    Here is the first phase coming in at 8 storeys along Highway 7: Also of note: Source: https://pub-markham.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=37674

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