Another month of Toronto 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 November, 2020. 

Our Top Ten News Stories

1. Hullmark and First Capital Plan Flatiron on King West

1071 King Street West, image via submission to City of Toronto

Our top story of the month covered the evolving plan to build a flatiron-inspired purpose-built rental building at 1071 King Street West, slightly edging out our second-place story covering a 59-storey tower proposed at Yonge and Breadalbane. In third place was an article covering the evolving planning principles guiding the surging growth of Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.

2. KingSett Proposes 59-Storey Tower on Yonge at Breadalbane

3. Unprecedented Growth Reshaping Vaughan Metropolitan Centre's Guiding Principles

4. Ace Hotel Toronto Now Planned to Open in 2021

5. Growth to Watch For 2020 Presented by NEEZO Studios: Burlington, Milton, and Oakville Now Available

6. New Cherry Street North Bridge Arrives in Toronto's Port Lands

7. Amexon Updates Proposal for 50-Storey Grand Hotel Redevelopment

8. Multiple Towers Now Rising at The Well at Front and Spadina

9. Toronto Zoo to Rebuild Welcome Area, Conservation Campus

10. Queensway Park Topping Out in South Etobicoke

Our Top Ten Database Files

1. The One   

The One, image courtesy of Mizrahi Developments

Our top three projects of the month have all remained at the top for several months now in various different orders, though November's results are unchanged from October. As the two tallest buildings under construction, The One and Pinnacle One Yonge easily took the #1 and #2 spots. As the largest construction site in Toronto, The Well remains at #3.

2. Pinnacle One Yonge  

3. The Well  


5. Sugar Wharf Condominiums Phase 1    

6. One Delisle

7.  Lower Don Lands Redevelopment  

8. 160 Front West  

9. Fortune at Fort York

10. 1 Yorkville

Our Top Ten Threads

1. The One

Construction at The One, image by Forum contributor Benito

Construction activity for The One at Yonge and Bloor and CIBC SQUARE's first phase at Bay and Lake Shore kept these two projects in the #1 and #2 positions for November, holding their ground for the third consecutive month. 


3. Pinnacle One Yonge

4. Mirvish+Gehry Toronto       

5. Sugar Wharf Condominiums Phase 1

6. The Well

7. Scotiabank North Tower at Bay Adelaide Centre

8. Union Station Revitalization

9. 160 Front West

10. TeaHouse 501 Yonge Condos


We will be back at the beginning of January for a recap of December's top news stories, Database files and Forum threads!

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