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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

A Year of Progress at CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Chaz Yorkville Condos Page+Steele/IBI Group Edenshaw Homes 45 Charles Ltd
January 3, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several new construction projects made an impact on Toronto over the last year, and to help say goodbye to a year that will surely be remembered by construction and real estate industry ... read more

Topping Off December 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2013, UrbanToronto
January 2, 2014 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
December was yet another busy month for UrbanToronto. Our top news story focused on a proposed expansion of the Holt Renfrew location at Square One in Missisauga, while the Forum was once again ... read more

It's Cold Out There, But Someone Has To Build Toronto

A beam is lowered within reach of ironworkers at RBC WaterPark Place III Toronto
January 2, 2014 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With many people on vacation over the period between Christmas and New Years, there was a diminished work force on the job this past Monday. Retail workers were kept busy by the throngs at the ... read more

A Year of Progress at Lindvest's B.streets Condos

B.streets Condos Lindvest Properties Hariri Pontarini Cecconi Simone Toronto
January 2, 2014 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
2013 was a pretty big year for construction in Toronto; in fact, it was probably the most impressive year of growth this city has ever seen. We, along with many of our Forum contributors, closely ... read more

Freed's Thompson Residences Re-establish Street Wall on King West

Thompson Residences, Freed Developments, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Toronto
January 2, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite the crippling ice storm and bitter cold temperatures over the holidays, construction is moving along unabated at Freed Developments’ Thompson Residences, a 15-storey condominium being ... read more