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 nineteenth report in our 2020 series, here's a sneak peek at some of the contents.

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Today, our Growth To Watch For series continues on from our where Downtown North tour ended, by plunging into the University of Toronto's St George Campus, after which we head west along College Street through Little Italy all the way to Lansdowne Avenue before heading back downtown through the neighbourhoods of Dundas West, Little Portugal, Alexandra Park, Kensington Market, Chinatown, Queen West, and OCAD University. This area has a wide variety of developments to track, from the University of Toronto's ambitious expansion across its campus, to high-rise developments close to the downtown core, to mid-rise developments along the avenues, and a host of small-scale gentle density exemplifying the 'missing middle' sprinkled in between.

Area covered in our U of T/West of Downtown report, base image from Google Maps

The area covered in this report includes some of the most ambitious architectural design statements in the pipeline for Toronto, many of which are being planned or built at the University of Toronto, with highlights including the new Integrated Learning Centre, the Centre for Civilizations, Cultures, and Cities, a new student residence on the North Field site, the Academic Wood Tower, an expansion of Woodsworth College, and the Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre to name several. 

Rendering of the Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre, image via submission to the City of Toronto

While buildings in the area covered fall below the heights of the neighbourhoods to the east and south, some significant vertical growth has been happening in recent years, with even more planned. The tallest buildings under construction in the area covered are Theory Condos and Artists' Alley, while many more projects are planned to rise high. These include 300 Bloor West316 Bloor West, the Spadina and Sussex Mixed-Use ResidenceArtistry Condos, and 250 Dundas West.

Artists' Alley, image via submission to 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 20th report will move into the Toronto's Downtown Core area.

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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