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Looks like this has been the holdup. The next pour may require removal of the centre crane and they had to finish getting the adjacent podium to the point where they could reconfigure the yellow crane for the rest of the main tower.
I had been assuming that, too, but if you look at this shot by @thaivic you can see that they built the form around the base of the crane, which suggests they’re pouring this next slab with the central crane still in place.

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I had been assuming that, too, but if you look at this shot by @thaivic you can see that they built the form around the base of the crane, which suggests they’re pouring this next slab with the central crane still in place.

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It is not this slab/floor but the next one that will be a much thicker transfer slab and base for the elevators. For a great explanation/illustration, see page 585.
 
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Yellow crane being “cut out” from the south podium.


Once the yellow crane is repositioned and the centre crane is removed, the retail tenant will take possession of their vaulted three story space to begin installation of the store. I’d imagine we’ll see black hoarding going up around the podium soon after the centre crane is taken out.

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I suppose by the end of the year at the earliest this will really start making its mark on the skyline.

Would you guys say this construction progress is on track or behind schedule?
(minus the permit delay)
I think ground breaking was oct 2017. We only appear to have the skeleton of 7 floors up in 2021. 111th west 57 in NYC broke ground in 2016 and has been topped out for some time.
(I’m not versed on the differences between developers, cities etc)
Thanks for yours thoughts!
 

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Would you guys say this construction progress is on track or behind schedule?
(minus the permit delay)
I think ground breaking was oct 2017. We only appear to have the skeleton of 7 floors up in 2021. 111th west 57 in NYC broke ground in 2016 and has been topped out for some time.
(I’m not versed on the differences between developers, cities etc)
Thanks for yours thoughts!
Permits delayed this for a long time and also the pandemic. They're also moving slow, so this development is definitely significantly behind. I'd be surprised if this is topped out before 2023
 

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Permits delayed this for a long time and also the pandemic. They're also moving slow, so this development is definitely significantly behind. I'd be surprised if this is topped out before 2023
But like all tall buildings though, once the bottom end of it gets itself sorted out - as well as the pandemic winds down (hopefully) - the construction of this will likely pick up. So it might top out before 2023...but don't quote me on that.
 

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I dont really understand whats happening with all the cranes.....can someone explain?

From what I understand the big black crane in the middle of the tower is being removed and the yellow crane on the south side will be the primary crane moving forward. Is that correct?
 

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Yellow crane being “cut out” from the south podium.


Once the yellow crane is repositioned and the centre crane is removed, the retail tenant will take possession of their vaulted three story space to begin installation of the store. I’d imagine we’ll see black hoarding going up around the podium soon after the centre crane is taken out.
It's going to be some time before Apple takes control of its space here. There's no way that they'll take on an unsecured, weather-exposed, unit to start building while Mizrahi is going full bore all around them. We will certainly see Apple start build out before the tower is done, but it's not going to be for awhile yet as the site is nowhere near ready.
 

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It's going to be some time before Apple takes control of its space here. There's no way that they'll take on an unsecured, weather-exposed, unit to start building while Mizrahi is going full bore all around them. We will certainly see Apple start build out before the tower is done, but it's not going to be for awhile yet as the site is nowhere near ready.
Not to mention the risk to the general public. I can't see the city of Toronto, or Apple or Mizrahi taking on that sort of insurance risk/liability, while the tower is being constructed. If something fell and injured/killed someone that is a very expensive lawsuit.
 

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It's going to be some time before Apple takes control of its space here. There's no way that they'll take on an unsecured, weather-exposed, unit to start building while Mizrahi is going full bore all around them. We will certainly see Apple start build out before the tower is done, but it's not going to be for awhile yet as the site is nowhere near ready.

There are structural elements like the staircase, elevator and potentially a platform, none of which are listed in The One's blueprints because they were never intended to be built by Mizrahi — only placeholders are included and explicitly labeled as such. Given the large structural components involved, these will need to be done before the podium is enclosed with glazing and can take close to a year, long before things like wall framing, electrical, data and finishings will begin, which will happen after the podium is enclosed.

STAIR/ELEVATOR OPENING. DESIGN TBD By ANCHOR TENENT DESIGN TEAM:

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Not to mention the risk to the general public. I can't see the city of Toronto, or Apple or Mizrahi taking on that sort of insurance risk/liability, while the tower is being constructed. If something fell and injured/killed someone that is a very expensive lawsuit.

Mizrahi himself said that he plans for the retail podium and hotel to open one to two years before the tower is complete, similar to what was done at Aura. A year from now, I think we can expect The One's tower phase will be well on its way, certainly 20 or more stories off the ground, allowing Bloor and Yonge's sidewalks to be cleared of construction materials and platforms and netting installed several stories above the podium, enabling full pedestrian activity.

These pics by @someMidTowner show the platform above the sidewalks which had already been reopened with Marshall's in full operation while there were still 20 stories left to build on the tower:

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Andaz Hotel is planned to open in 2023:

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So it goes to reason that if the hotel from floors 4 to 16 will be open, the retail podium below them will be open as well. Apple took close to a year to build their relatively straightforward new store at Eaton Centre and almost three years to renovate their Fifth Avenue store which was far more complex. Apple at The One is going to be a flagship so I'm expecting somewhere in between. If they're to open in 2023, they'll want to get started ASAP.
 
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So setting up for a big pour on the new floor of the main tower while waiting for the new crane base to cure over on podium side I gather.
 
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There are structural elements like the staircase, elevator and potentially a platform, none of which are listed in The One's blueprints because they were never intended to be built by Mizrahi — only placeholders are included and explicitly labeled as such. Given the large structural components involved, these will need to be done before the podium is enclosed with glazing and can take close to a year, long before things like wall framing, electrical, data and finishings will begin, which will happen after the podium is enclosed.
Look who's back on the balcony (sorry, "platform") thing. Now they're going to take possession early construction to take a huge vacant space and make it ready for a slightly less vacant space with tables and shelves? C'mon

Proof? Anywhere? Nope.

Though I'm sure it's "imminent".
 

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