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Karma Condos Set To Soar Over Yonge And College

Karma Condos in Downtown Toronto Yonge College Lifetime CentreCourt
May 2, 2013 2:20 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A new condominium is under construction on the Yonge Street Corridor. At 21 Grenville Street will rise a 50-storey tower, just shy of College Street. Karma Condos will sit right in ... read more

Investments by Waterfront Toronto Paying Big Dividends for the Local Economy

Pan Am Village, Toronto
May 1, 2013 4:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The continued revitalization of Toronto's West Don Lands and East Bayfront neighbourhoods has been big news here at UrbanToronto for some time now. Waterfront Toronto has poured money into ... read more

The Berwick Breaches Ground Level at Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
April 30, 2013 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Yonge and Eglinton’s future as Midtown’s premier transit hub fast approaching, a growing number of developers have taken a newfound interest in the much sought-after neighbourhood. As traffic ... read more

Zeidler, Vaughan, and Mirvish Talk Heritage in the Entertainment District

Mirvish+Gehry with surrounding Entertainment District projects, Toronto
April 29, 2013 4:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It used to be in Toronto that height was the number one issue when considering new buildings. That's not necessarily so anymore; many people now would rather talk about how a project meets the ... read more

Sneak Peek: David Mirvish on His Art Collection and Gallery Plans

Jack Bush “Floating Banner” 1968   a/c 87" x 81 1/2”
April 26, 2013 6:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There are countless things to say, and discuss, about the Mirvish+Gehry proposal for King Street West in Downtown Toronto. The condo and cultural centre development has been presented for ... read more

Tarion Considers Expanding Warranty Protection To Conversions

Schoolhouse Lofts in downtown Toronto by E.I. Richmond for Empire Communities
April 26, 2013 2:00 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Tarion Warranty Corporation, regulator for the new home building industry in Ontario, is exploring the feasibility of providing coverage for condominium conversions. The decision was announced at ... read more

Historic Postal Station K Preserved in Montgomery Square Condo Plan

April 25, 2013 6:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In 2012 Canada Post was looking to relocate the services of three of its Toronto post offices into a unified modern facility, and called for proposals. The Rockport Group's site on Wicksteed ... read more

Yorkdale Shopping Centre Announces $331 Million Expansion

Yorkdale Shopping Centre Expansion, MMC Architects, Oxford Properties, Nordstrom
April 25, 2013 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans were announced earlier this month for a massive $331 million expansion of AIMCo and Oxford’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre, one of Canada’s premiere shopping destinations. Construction work ... read more

Emerald City Rising at Don Mills & Sheppard

Emerald City by ELAD in Toronto at Don Mills and Sheppard
April 25, 2013 2:12 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Three new towers are rising near the intersection Don Mills and Sheppard. Developed by Elad Canada, the Emerald City condos are transforming this area of Toronto where until recently ... read more

Rental Apartment Tower at Church and Isabella Doubling in Size

66 Isabella work as of March 1, rental apartments in Toronto
April 25, 2013 12:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The demand for rental units in Toronto's Downtown continues unabated, especially for mid-market units, as occupancy rates hovered below 2% in the city in 2012. While much of the new rental stock ... read more

Touring Daniels' One Park Place in Regent Park

April 24, 2013 8:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New construction continues to transform Regent Park. The mix includes reconnected streets, an injection of market condominiums, modern TCHC accommodations, sparkling new and renovated community ... read more

Minto Starts on Ei8hty8 Condos 'Oasis' at Yonge and Sheppard

88 Condos by Minto at Yonge and Sheppard in Toronto
April 24, 2013 4:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A new development is underway just east of Yonge on Sheppard. The Minto Group is bringing a 35-storey condo to the area, featuring 355 contemporary living spaces. Ei8hty8 Condos, ... read more

Massey Hall Prepares for Multi-Million Dollar Revitalization

Massey Hall, Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects
April 24, 2013 2:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Massey Hall Revitalization project presented to the Toronto Preservation Board and Toronto and East York Community Council encompasses both a renovation of the designated heritage property as ... read more

Lowest Level is Complete at CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Chaz Yorkville, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Edenshaw Homes
April 23, 2013 6:08 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There's a constant demand for new condominiums in the dynamic Bloor-Yonge area, one of the city's most important commercial and cultural hubs. Just south of the bustling ... read more

Great Gulf's One Bloor Halfway to Street Level and Yonge and Bloor

Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, One Bloor East
April 23, 2013 12:35 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Construction of One Bloor East by Great Gulf is well underway and headed for street level. The below-grade garage work is ongoing, to be followed by a shopping concourse as well as retail in the ... read more

Construction Progressing on MOD and Graywood's FIVE Condos

FIVE St Joseph MOD Development Graywood Hariri Pontarini Toronto
April 22, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is speeding along at FIVE, a 48-storey condominium complex by Five St. Joseph Developments Ltd., a company formed in partnership between Graywood Developments Ltd. and MOD ... read more

Emerald Park Condos Rising at Yonge and Sheppard

Emerald Park Condos, Roy Varacalli, Metropia, Bazis, Plazacorp
April 22, 2013 1:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
North York City Centre densification continues with projects like Metropia, Bazis and Plazacorp's Emerald Park. Located Just north of Sheppard on Yonge, this two tower condominium ... read more

Tribute Moving Forward on Condo across from Loblaws at MLG

70 Carlton Street condos Toronto by Core Architects for Tribute Communities
April 19, 2013 2:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tribute Communities has put in an application with the City of Toronto for a zoning amendment to build a 45-storey condominium tower at the northeast corner of Carlton and Church Streets. A leaked ... read more

Amenities and Interiors at Daniels' Cinema Tower Taking Shape

Cinema Tower Daniels Corporation Kirkor Architects Toronto
April 19, 2013 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For those who have been absent from Toronto for the past few years, a walk though downtown’s Entertainment District would be quite an eye opening experience. The area, once dominated by night ... read more

Pinnacle on Adelaide Gathering Speed In the Entertainment District

Pinnacle on Adelaide Pinnacle International Hariri Pontarini Architects Toronto
April 18, 2013 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The days are heating up, and so is construction activity in the constantly evolving Entertainment District. A large percentage of Downtown condominium developments, both recently completed and ... read more