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UPDATED: Bloor-Yorkville: Growth to Watch For in 2014

Bloor-Yorkville and Surrounding Area: Growth to Watch For in 2014
January 16, 2014 6:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An earlier version of this story omitted a few projects in this busy area. It's all in now! Since the onset of our most recent building boom, several new high-rise condominium developments have ... read more

Concord Adex Moves Forward at Concord CityPlace

Forward condos at Concord CityPlace, Toronto, design by Page + Steele Architects
January 16, 2014 3:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Adex has launched the latest phase at their Concord CityPlace neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto with a 30-storey condominium tower they call Forward. This latest Page + Steele-designed ... read more

Malls in the GTA: Growth to Watch For in 2014 and Beyond

Demolition has started on the parking deck at Yorkdale Mall, Toronto
January 15, 2014 7:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This morning Seattle-based department store chain Nordstrom Inc. announced plans to open a flagship store in Cadillac Fairview’s Toronto Eaton Centre, one of Canada's busiest and best-known ... read more

Downtown East: Growth to Watch for in 2014

Post House Condos, Toronto, by the Alterra Group, image by Craig White
January 14, 2014 6:30 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
One of Toronto's most desirable neighbourhoods can be found to the east of Downtown. Close to the centre of everything, it should not come as any surprise that there is exceptional growth ... read more

Canderel Releases Rendering of YC Condos at Yonge and College

YC Condos Toronto, designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects for Canderel
January 14, 2014 1:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Developer Canderel has released their initial marketing rendering for their latest condominium project, named YC Condos for its location on Yonge Street just north of College. Canderel is ... read more

Yonge and Eglinton: Growth to Watch For in 2014

Yonge and Eglinton Growth to Watch For in 2014 UrbanToronto
January 13, 2014 6:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Midtown area, centred at intersection of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue, continues to rank among the city's most desirable neighbourhoods. With construction on the Eglinton Crosstown ... read more

Factory Theatre Adds a new Entrance - to a Subway Station?

Factory Theatre, Toronto
January 13, 2014 5:20 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
On the corner of Adelaide Street West and Bathurst Street lies an important part of the Canadian theatre landscape. Known as the "Home of the Canadian playright" the Factory Theatre has produced ... read more

Freed Developments' Fashion House Now Flaunting its Façade

Fashion House, Freed Developments, Core Architects, Studio CK, King West
January 13, 2014 1:45 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Fashion House, located in the trendy King West neighbourhood, is set be completed this year by Freed Developments. A major draw to this building from the very first renderings has been the rich ... read more

City Says Atrium on Bay Can Expand Upwards and Outwards

January 10, 2014 6:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As of this past December's Toronto City Council meeting, H&R REIT, the owners of the Atrium on Bay complex since 2011, now have a zoning amendment that they need to allow expansion of the ... read more

CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos Step Onto The Scene

January 9, 2014 7:05 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Core Condos is the latest addition to CentreCourt Developments’ portfolio of downtown residential towers targeting the urban professional. With INDX, Karma, and Peter Street Condominiums ... read more

The King West Neighbourhood: Growth to Watch For in 2014

King West, 2014, UrbanToronto
January 9, 2014 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are just over a week into a new year, and with 51 weeks left to go in 2014, it is time to start looking forward towards the changes we will see in Toronto during the next 11.71 months. [ed. ... read more

Toronto's Entertainment District: Growth to Watch For in 2014

Entertainment District Toronto 2014 UrbanToronto
January 8, 2014 5:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise growth in the Entertainment District was a major player in 2013’s headlines. From Richmond to Front, and Spadina to Simcoe, the area ended the year with over a dozen cranes working away ... read more

Top of the Tower Amenities Stand Out at 1 Yorkville Condos

The rooftop amenity area at 1 Yorkville condos Toronto by Bazis and Plaza
January 8, 2014 2:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It was only yesterday that we covered another of Bazis's projects in this city—E Condos—up at Yonge and Eglinton in Toronto's Midtown core, a project now in sales which is going to transform that ... read more

E Condos Provides a Glimpse into the Future of Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos Roy Varacalli Metropia Riocan Bazis International Toronto
January 7, 2014 6:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fueled by the promise of better transit in the near future, safe walkable streets and a bustling retail and restaurant scene, condominiums continue to sell in the thriving Yonge and Eglinton area. ... read more

A Year in Review at Pinnacle Uptown in Mississauga

Pinnacle Uptown, by Pinnacle International and Richmond Architects
January 7, 2014 4:55 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
While 2013 was a busy year of construction in the city, Toronto's neighbour to the west has also experienced its share of growth. From the completion of the internationally known Absolute World ... read more

A Year of Progress Adding Peter Street Condos to the Skyline

Peter Street Condos, architectsalliance, centrecourt developments, Toronto
January 7, 2014 1:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
You cannot go far in Toronto without seeing a crane or two (or twelve) on the horizon. For a city full of shutter-happy photographers, that means there's always another building on its way ... read more

Studio and Studio2 Under Way in the Entertainment District

Studio2 condos Toronto starts to grow from its excavation pit
January 6, 2014 8:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Around these parts, we've never seen a surface parking lot we've liked very much, so it's always good to return to a plot of land where a new development is coming to the rescue of a part of town ... read more

A Year of High-Rise Progress at Yonge and Sheppard

Hullmark Centre Tridel Kirkor Emerald Park Bazis Metropia Plaza Roy Varacalli
January 6, 2014 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being amalgamated into the City of Toronto in 1998, the former City of North York is often referred to as an inner suburb. While most of North York still displays the characteristics of a ... read more

Topping Off the Year of 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off 2013, UrbanToronto
January 3, 2014 6:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
2013 was yet another solid year of construction, proposals and general city growth in the Greater Toronto Area. With cranes popping up all over the region in volumes rivalled only by Tim Horton's ... read more

More than a Year of Progress at The Yorkville Condominums

Progress on December 30, 2013, The Yorkville Condominiums, Lifetime Dev, Toronto
January 3, 2014 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have been looking back in a series of articles lately at what can be accomplished in a year at a number of construction sites, and even hole neighbourhoods, across the city. Most of this ... read more