Our annual Growth To Watch For series is back for another year, bigger, taller, and more comprehensive than ever. The reports this year are presented by NEEZO Studios. Over the course of the year, we will bring you to every significant development happening across the 416 and beyond into the Greater Toronto Area. We're covering everything from brand new proposals, to those inching their way through the planning process, to those under construction or about to be completed.  

A total of 21 reports from Toronto and additional reports from the surrounding 905 will be available to subscribers throughout the year. (Details of how to get the reports can be found at the bottom of this article.) For a taste of what's offered in the seventeenth report in our 2020 series, here's a sneak peek at some of the contents.

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In this instalment of our Growth To Watch For series, we pick up from where we left off last time on our Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown tour, and tour through the area just to the west, exploring the Jarvis and Church Street corridors in Downtown Toronto. Though this area is relatively small compared to most instalments in our series, these two north-south corridors are some of the most active in the city representing over 40 different developments, the majority of which are high-rise towers. Our route will take us south along Jarvis to The Esplanade, before heading back north up Church Street, ending just shy of Bloor, but there will also be a couple of detours along the way! We have compiled below a list of all developments currently under construction, those currently in various stages of the planning approvals process, and those that are just ideas in the making.

Area covered in our Jarvis and Church Street Corridors report, base image from Google Earth

Along these corridors of density, one pocket within the Garden District neighbourhood has seen an explosion of height over the past few years. Centred around the Jarvis Street between Shuter and Carlton streets, a series of recent towers are to be joined by ongoing and future additions like Garden District CondosJac Condos280 JarvisPRIME Condos295 Jarvis, the Ryerson Science Building and Student Residence, in.DE Dundas East & Jarvis Condominiums, 218 Dundas East, a redevelopment of the former Grand Hotel, and Hyatt Place / The 203 Residences on Jarvis.

Hyatt Place / The 203 Residences on Jarvis, image via submission to the City of Toronto

The largest development underway in this part of the city, the 88 Queen East superblock has already seen the recent completion of the 27-storey 88 North condo tower, while the early stages of construction are now progressing for two more additional residential towers to the south. The redevelopment of this massive former parking lot stands alone in this report, as no other multi-tower projects are in the works in the area covered.

hase 2 and 3 towers at 88 Queen East, image via submission to the City of Toronto

Some big names in the architecture world are making contributions to the area covered in this report, where readers can learn about the next wave of landmark design underway and planned for the coming years. One notable example, designed by London, UK-based architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, is the St. Lawrence Market North Building its lowest levels now being formed north of Front Street across from the main market building. Meanwhile, Danish star Henning Larsen Architects is working on the proposed 44-storey Science Building & Student Residence for Ryerson University, mentioned in the Garden District cluster above.

St. Lawrence Market North, image courtesy of the City of Toronto

There's much, much more in the report!

New Growth to Watch For 2020 reports are being released on an ongoing basis, each covering a different section of the Greater Toronto Area. The series' upcoming 17th report will move into the Jarvis and Church street corridors, as well as surrounding areas.

Subscribers can get access to the complete existing and future reports for the year on our Growth to Watch For 2020 landing page. Subscribe today as a standalone subscription purchase for $199+tax, and you'll receive access to all reports.

Individual reports from our 2019 and 2020 Growth to Watch For series can now be purchased à la carte for $39.99 per report. Please Contact Us for more details.

The full list of the Toronto Growth to Watch For 2020 instalments includes:

1.  Entertainment District

2.  King & Queen West, Liberty Village & Parkdale

3.  South Etobicoke

4.  Etobicoke Centre & Bloor West

5.  Dupont, the Junction, & St. Clair West

6.  North Etobicoke & Weston

7.  York to Yorkdale to York Mills

8.  Downsview & York University

9.  North York Centre & Willowdale

10.  North Scarborough

11.  Central Scarborough

12.  Beaches, Leslieville, & The Danforth

13.  East York & Don Mills

14.  Midtown: Eglinton to St. Clair

15.  Bloor-Yorkville & Rosedale

16.  Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown

17.  Jarvis & Church Corridors

18.  Downtown Toronto North

19.  U of T, West of Downtown

20.  Downtown Toronto Core

21.  Toronto's Central Waterfront

Additional reports will cover development in the surrounding '905' region.

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