Construction

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New condo in Toronto bets on market rebound

In tech-giant style, PRIME will offer 4,000 square feet of Facebook-inspired outdoor and indoor co-working space and an expansive 24-hour fitness facility.
geothermal

Digging into the coming geothermal boom

While the relevance of geothermal has been percolating for years, the buzz is that more developers are starting to pay attention.
residential

Six women shaping Canada’s residential spaces

Women developers, architects and interior designers are helping to manifest just a few of the country’s most dynamic condos and communities.
Construction rebar imports from nine countries subject to dumping investigation

Construction rebar imports spur dumping inquiry

Canada Border Services Agency is currently investigating evidence that up to nine countries are dumping products that undercut domestic prices and are deleterious to Canadian manufacturers.
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The GTA condo market: its not all bad news

The Greater Toronto Area’s condo market hasn’t emerged completely unscathed. But it’s not all bad news.
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Developer avoids liability after cancelling condo

A recent Ontario court decision is very good news for Ontario condo developers who must cancel their projects prior to construction.
insurance

Canada’s condo insurance crisis

Impacts of the hard insurance market are trickling into condominium corporations across Canada, challenging boards and managers in their wake.
Condo design

Condo design takes cue from commercial facilities

Designers and developers foresee a greater turn towards health and wellness in the condo design of tomorrow.
Reina

Design revealed for Reina condo in Etobicoke

Canada’s first all-female development team offers new visuals of Reina, a condo tower planned for Etobicoke.

Can anything stop the GTA’s new condo market?

Depending on your source of data, the average asking price per-square-foot for new condos in the GTA has increased for about 25 consecutive years.
climate change

Are condos prepared for climate change?

While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
Proposal for mandatory airtightness testing withdrawn from pending 2020 version of National Energy Code

Canada wavers on airtightness testing

The timing might have been opportune for uptake of the measure — provided it was adopted into provincial and territorial building codes — because it would have applied broadly in what is currently Canada’s most buoyant commercial real estate sector.
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Housing prices to hold steady during pandemic

Housing prices are forecasted to remain steady through 2020, according to Royal Lepage’s newly released Housing Price Survey and Market Forecast.
LEED Platinum

Energy efficiency powers condo to LEED Platinum

Perched on the edge of the waterfront, south of the Distillery District near Sugar Beach, Toronto’s first LEED Platinum high-rise condo stands in the Bayside
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SkyTower to be tallest condo in Canada

Another tower coming to downtown Toronto’s evolving skyline will be Canada’s tallest condo once it rises to 95 storeys at Yonge Street and Queens Quay.
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Condos reign in housing market outlook for T.O.

Housing activity is expected to rebound in the GTA over the next couple of years, with condo apartments leading the way in sales and construction.
Forest Hill condo

Forest Hill condo promises direct LRT access

The Forest Hill will become one of the first condos with direct subway access to the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.