Another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, project database files, and Forum discussions from March 2019. 

Our Top Ten News Stories

1. Westbank and Allied Have BIG Plans for Union Centre Tower

Looking northeast to the Union Centre tower from Roundhouse Park, image courtesy of Allied REIT

March was a big month for tall office towers in Toronto, with our top four articles from the month all covering office towers in the 200+ metre range. Our most popular article covered the reveal of a new design for the Union Centre office tower, followed by articles on Commerce Court 3, The HUB, and 160 Front West.

2. Commerce Court 3 Plan Gets an Elegant Makeover

3. Updated Plan for 60-Storey The HUB Appears at Waterfront DRP

4. Demolition Clearing Slate for 160 Front West Office Tower

5. Excavation Underway on Eglinton Crosstown Station at Yonge

6. Two Bold, Ambitious Plans Set to Transform Scarborough Centre

7. Lifetime Presents 'Panda Markham' Project at Public Meeting

8. Menkes Proposes 37-Storey Tower at Front and Sherbourne

9. Waterfront Transit Reset Team Reviews Link to Union Station

10. Two Brick-Faced Rental Towers with Affordable Component Proposed for Downtown Toronto

Our Top Ten Database Files

1. Union Centre

Looking southeast to the Union Centre tower from Simcoe Street with the Data Centre on Front, image courtesy of Allied REIT

After four months as our most popular project, The Well has been bumped down to the #2 spot following the reveal of Union Centre's new design. The recent start of construction at the 160 Front West office tower has pushed the project's database file up to the third place spot for March.

2. The Well

3. 160 Front West

4. The One


6. The United BLDG

7. The HUB

8. YC Condos

9. T3 Bayside

10. Sugar Wharf Condominiums

Our Top Ten Threads

1. The Well

Construction at The Well, image by Forum contributor Red Mars

Our most popular thread of the month covers The Well, where seven cranes are actively working on the largest construction project in Toronto. Threads for some of the tallest towers under construction followed closely behind, with busy threads for The One, CIBC SQUARE, and 160 Front West.

2. The One


4. 160 Front West

5. Pinnacle One Yonge

6. Sugar Wharf Condominiums

7. 16 York

8. The HUB

9. Garrison Point

10. Wellesley on the Park

We will be back at the beginning of May for a recap of April's top news stories, database files and Forum threads!

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