The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
Mixed-use developments in Toronto are creating neighbourhoods that are unaffordable for many people, according to a new study.
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
Nearly five decades of lower-density development will take some time to fill in to more compact neighbourhoods and pedestrian-oriented commercial streets, but the vitality of the city's condominium market demonstrates that single-family residential is no longer the default built form.
The GTA's rising population and provincial investments will fuel growth at commercial hubs near future transit-oriented developments.
Lighting design can make a big difference in the safety and security of a condominium.
The CaGBC is working to spearhead the next evolution of green building with the launch of its Zero Carbon Building Standard.
Provincial authorities are preparing to introduce requirements relating to sound transmission due to deficiencies that could cut down on noise complaints.
The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
UBC is breaking down barriers with Ponderosa Commons, the first of five mixed-use residences designed to activate the commuter campus year-round.
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
The development of courtyard apartments, multiplexes and town homes could be among the building blocks of better housing affordability in Ontario.
Han Dong, the Liberal MPP for Trinity-Spadina, is proposing to set time limits for elevator repairs with a private member's bill.
The sale of a property in midtown Toronto that closed in January marks Ontario’s first case of unit owners terminating a condo corporation by vote.
Once the Gaslight District is in Cambridge is complete, the mixed-use community will light up with authentic gas lanterns and bright minds, as well.
Retrofitting multi-family residential buildings for in-suite laundry can create significant value for rental building investors. The convenience and privacy of in-suite laundry versus shared laundry
Industry proponents of sustainability are looking beyond buildings and thinking on a larger scale with low-impact communities.