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Streetcar's The Carlaw and The Taylor Growing in Leslieville

The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architects, Toronto
October 20, 2014 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Streetcar Developments' The Carlaw is making some impressive progress, with construction now reaching above the tenth floor of the 12-storey, 320 ... read more

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held for Rockport's The Nest Condos

Rockport Group and RAW Design join Councillor Mihevc, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 1:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The installation of the right-of-way for the TTC's St. Clair streetcar route was not without controversy. The line is now proving its worth, however, in both speeding the commute on the street, ... read more

Construction of DUKE Condos Begins with Official Ground Breaking

Event attended by TAS CEO/President Mazyar Mortazavi, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Downtown Toronto's population growth has led to a complementary surge in high-rise construction, dramatically changing the city's skyline. For areas outside downtown, mid-rises are beginning to ... read more

Centennial College Culinary Arts Centre and Residence Under Way

Centennial College, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Knightstone Capital
October 20, 2014 10:53 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Centennial College Progress campus is renewing its partnership with Diamond Schmitt Architects. The esteemed architects most recently designed the elegantly modern Library and Academic ... read more

A Year of Growth at Perspective Condos on the Humber Valley

Perspective Condos, Pianosi Development Group, Turner Fleischer Architects
October 17, 2014 11:35 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Though the majority of Toronto's development is centred in and around downtown, some developers know that there are good sites worth intensifying in other parts of the city. On the edge of the ... read more

Excavation to Bottom Out at Plaza's Musee Condominiums

Musée Condos, OneEleven, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza, Harthay Developments
October 16, 2014 3:52 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The streetscape around Adelaide Street West and Bathurst has, just like the rest of the Entertainment District, been going through a complete transformation over the past decade. Two side-by-side ... read more

Sam Mizrahi Reveals a Few Details for Bloor and Yonge Development

1 Bloor West, Stollerys, Mizrahi Khalili Developments, The One, Toronto
October 16, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this month, news broke on the coming redevelopment of the Yonge and Bloor intersection's last remaining low-rise corner, with Mizrahi Developments' recent purchase of the 30,000 ... read more

Thompson Residences Have Topped Off on King Street West

Thompson Residences, Freed Development, Saucier+Perotte, King and Bathurst
October 15, 2014 4:23 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Freed Developments' project is taking its final shape at the corner of King and Bathurst. Designed by Montreal-based architects Saucier+Perrotte, Thompson Residences are comprised of a ... read more

Ghods Builders Bringing Twin Tower Complex to North York

5959 Yonge Street Condos North York, designed by Kirkor Architects for Ghods
October 15, 2014 3:02 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
North York has exploded with construction activity lately, especially around the busy intersection of Yonge and Sheppard. A few kilometres north however, where highrises begin to transition to ... read more

Tower Core Nearing Structural Completion at Bay Adelaide East

Bay Adelaide Centre East, KPMB, Adamson Associates, Brookfield, Toronto
October 14, 2014 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brookfield Properties' Bay Adelaide Centre has grown impressively over the past year. Fifty-two weeks ago on the construction site there was little more than a one-storey tall ... read more

Catching Up with Pemberton Group's U Condominiums

October 14, 2014 2:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been some time since we last checked in on the construction progress of Pemberton Group's U Condominiums, an architectsAlliance-designed residential development consisting of ... read more

Demolition at 545 Sherbourne Making Way for Infill Development

545 Sherbourne, Medallion Corporation, Page + Steele, IBI Group Architects
October 14, 2014 11:13 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
St. James Town is Canada's densest neighbourhood, but that is not stopping new infill development from revitalizing one of the blocks in the district. At 545-565 Sherbourne street, a new 43-storey ... read more

CHAZ Yorkville Condos Nearing Final Height on Charles Street

Chaz Yorkville Condos Page+Steele/IBI Group Edenshaw Homes 45 Charles Ltd
October 10, 2014 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The urban canyon on Charles Street East continues to grow, with another high-rise condominium development approaching its final height. CHAZ Yorkville Condos, developed by 45 Charles ... read more

Cladding Covers Up the Mechanical Penthouse at X2 Condominiums

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects
October 10, 2014 12:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The construction of Lifetime Developments and Great Gulf Homes' X2 Condominiums has reached a major milestone, as cladding now stretches to the uppermost reaches of the ... read more

Tango2 Crane Being Disassembled at Concord Park Place

The crane is pulled back higher, image by Craig White
October 10, 2014 11:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A major milestone for any construction project is the removal of the tower crane. The process can be tricky but is also quite interesting to watch unfold. On Tuesday, workers at Tango2 in Concord ... read more

MOD's FIVE Condos Tops Off at Yonge and St. Joseph

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA Architects
October 9, 2014 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress of FIVE Condos, a 48-storey condominium development at Yonge and St. Joseph by ... read more

Glass Sphere Nearing Completion at Erin Mills Town Centre

October 9, 2014 11:50 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Erin Mills Town Centre opened in 1989 on Mississauga's far west side, and 25 years later it is now undergoing a $100-million makeover, aiming to become a 'world-class' urban retail destination ... read more

Omega on the Park Officially Launched at Concord Park Place

Concord Senior Manager of Project Marketing Brian Fong. Image by Marcus Mitanis
October 8, 2014 1:15 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another addition to the master-planned Concord Park Place is coming in the form of a 35-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed tower. Officially unveiled on Tuesday, Omega on the ... read more

Exterior Details Turn Up the Wow Factor as One Bloor East Grows

October 8, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the growth of Great Gulf Homes' landmark One Bloor East development, which has been rising steadily from the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor ... read more

Omega on the Park to be Next Phase of Concord Park Place

Omega on the Park at Concord Park Place by Concord Adex
October 7, 2014 2:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another faceted tower has just been announced for the growing Concord Park Place community near Bessarion station on the TTC's Sheppard subway line. Omega on the Park is the name of the ... read more