City of Toronto

Mixed-use developments

Canadian Property Management

Mixed-use developments may stifle diversity

Mixed-use developments in Toronto are creating neighbourhoods that are unaffordable for many people, according to a new study.
commercial hubs

Canadian Property Management

Four growing commercial hubs in Toronto

The GTA's rising population and provincial investments will fuel growth at commercial hubs near future transit-oriented developments.
high-tech community

REMI Network

Google spinoff to build high-tech community in T.O.

Sidewalk Labs is teaming up with Waterfront Toronto to transform 800 acres of Toronto's eastern waterfront into a global, high-tech neighbourhood
Quadrangle

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Quadrangle wins design award for Hullmark office

Quadrangle recently won a Toronto Urban Design Award in the Low-scale Buildings in Context category for 619 Queen West, the Hullmark office, located in downtown Toronto.
Jennifer Keesmaat

CondoBusiness

Jennifer Keesmaat set to leave Toronto chief planner post

The City of Toronto’s Chief Planner and Executive Director of the City Planning division, Jennifer Keesmaat, is departing her role effective September 29.
resilience

REMI Network

City of Toronto appoints first chief resilience officer

Toronto has appointed Elliott Cappell as its first chief resilience officer.
green roof

Canadian Property Management

Research challenges current green roof standards

Flooding is giving rise to new research on how green roof performance metrics can better manage water capacity.
land transfer tax

CondoBusiness

TREB against LTT increase for repeat home buyers

TREB is encouraged by the Budget Committee's decision to halt increases to the Land Transfer Tax for first-time buyers but remains concerned about increases for repeat buyers.
new home sales BILD condo sales

CondoBusiness

GTA home sales close 2016 at record high

GTA home sales reached record levels in 2016 for the second year in a row, with the strongest annual sales growth experienced by condominium apartments.
parking levy

REMI Network

CRE Industry Coalition bashes proposed parking levy

The CRE Industry Coalition issued a report today outlining key disadvantages of a proposed parking levy on commercially-owned parking stalls in Toronto.
Brandy Lane Homes

CondoBusiness

Brandy Lane Homes to help revitalize Robertson Davies Park

Brandy Lane Homes and the City of Toronto are working together to revitalize Robertson Davies Park after 29 Norway Maple trees were accidentally cut down.
cleaning services

REMI Network

Changes loom for Toronto city cleaning services

The City of Toronto overspent on cleaning services last year, according to two audits released in mid-June that examine both in-house and contract services.
BMO Field

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario provides $10-mil to expand BMO Field

Ontario and the City of Toronto are both investing $10 million for the expansion of BMO Field as part of an ongoing partnership to revitalize
energy reporting

REMI Network

Waterfront Toronto names new president & CEO

Waterfront Toronto’s Board of Directors has named William Fleissig as its new president and chief executive officer effective January 2016.
investable cities

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Pension funds drawn to investable cities

Despite an abundance of investment funds spending across the globe, Canadian infrastructure continues to face a crisis.
rental housing industry

Canadian Apartment Magazine

T.O. initiative to pave way for affordable housing

A new initiative designed to encourage the development of affordable housing was recently unveiled by Toronto Mayor John Tory. Known as the City of Toronto’s Open Door Initiative, the approach includes a four-piece plan to unlock opportunities on private, public and non-profit land, accelerate the planning-approval process, reduce construction costs through expanded City financial incentives, and challenge the government and developers to increase their affordable housing development efforts.
PortsToronto

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Why Toronto needs green space networks

Green space in Toronto isn’t expanding at the same rate as new development. In response, a new study asks us to shift our focus and see parks as networks.