Toronto

home-sharing

CondoBusiness

Survey finds majority opposes home-sharing services ban

With short-term rental rules on the horizon, a group is touting the survey finding that a majority of Canadians oppose a ban on home-sharing services.
Massey Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in historic Massey Hall revitalization

Ontario is investing in the revitalization of Massey Hall, a popular cultural venue that has hosted many performances in its 123-year history.
data centre demand

Canadian Property Management

Montreal and Toronto court data centre demand

Market analysts attribute Montreal's healthy status to low electricity rates and the arrival of "big-name" cloud providers.
condo rule

CondoBusiness

A condo rule against complaining?

A condo corporation was reported to have enacted a rule which, among other things, sought to limit the ability of residents to complain to the condominium.
Robarts Common

Canadian Facility Management & Design

U of T’s Robarts Common breaks ground

The University of Toronto’s Robarts Library is receiving a major expansion, called Robarts Common, that will add 1,200 work and study spaces to the facility.
WELL Certification

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Teknion showroom earns WELL certification

Teknion Corporation is the first manufacturer in the world to receive WELL certification at the silver level under WELL v1 for its downtown Toronto showroom.
Toronto and Vancouver

Canadian Property Management

Toronto and Vancouver outperform market pack

Second quarter stats reveal a widening gap between Canada's prospering and struggling office markets, while investors continue to focus on downtown Class A properties.
Shibley Righton

CondoBusiness

Shibley Righton LLP’s condo law group expands

Prominent local condo lawyers Audrey Loeb and Armand Conant have teamed up under the Shibley Righton LLP banner.
Port Lands

CondoBusiness

Governments invest in Port Lands transformation

The governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto are investing in projects like the Toronto Port Lands Flood Protection to help protect against climate change
industrial availability rates

Canadian Property Management

Canada sees industrial availability rates drop

Statistics for the second quarter of 2017 show generally healthy demand for industrial space in most major Canadian markets.
L Tower

CondoBusiness

Old condo board out, new condo board in at L Tower

Owners of Toronto’s L Tower voted on June 29 to remove its now-former board of directors and elect replacements.
York Recreation Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

York Recreation Centre revitalizes brownfield

With the development of the York Recreation Centre, the City of Toronto is serving a previously underserved community by using a previously underused site.
short-term rental

CondoBusiness

Proposed short-term rental regs see early support

Proposed regulations for short-term rentals in Toronto saw early signs of support, with a few exceptions, when a staff report went before executive committee.
real estate deals

CondoBusiness

Feds scrutinize real estate deals for tax compliance

The federal government is stepping up its scrutiny of real estate deals in a crackdown on tax cheating, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reported last Friday
short-term rentals

CondoBusiness

Regs proposed for short-term rentals in Toronto

City of Toronto staff are proposing that short-term rentals be restricted to the home-sharing variety versus the commercial kind.
kid-friendly condos

CondoBusiness

Toronto looks to boost kid-friendly condos

Draft guidelines designed to promote kid-friendly condos are poised for a two-year trial run after getting green-lit last week.
balcony fire

CondoBusiness

TFS sounds alarm over rise in balcony fires

Toronto Fire Service (TFS) is sounding the alarm over a recent rise in the number of balcony fires caused by carelessly discarded cigarettes.