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These GTA condo markets are heating up as single-family home affordability crumbles

Posted on May 17, 2016

Posted in Insider

A shortage of available, affordable single-family homes has more prospective buyers in search of GTA housing solutions looking to the heavens — or at least to condo apartments, suggests a recent report from Urbanation.

1630 Queen Street East is a New Condo, Queen & Coxwell

Posted on May 05, 2016

Posted in Insider

From 1630 Queen Street East:
The 23,000 square foot residential property is located at 1624-1630 Queen Street East between Coxwell and Woodbine Avenues in Toronto’s highly sought-after Beaches neighbourhood. With valuable frontage on Queen Street, it is within the Woodbine entertainment district and close to prime retail locations. The property also offers direct views to Woodbine Park, Lake Ontario and the beach. A re-zoning proposal is to be submitted for an 82,000 square foot mixed-use condominium project.

Transit in the Waterfront

Posted on May 03, 2016

Posted in Toronto Rental Market

Planning for new waterfront districts calls for higher order transit to be available early in the revitalization. At Union Station, a second subway platform is being added to improve traffic flow, safety and capacity to accommodate greater numbers of people living and visiting Toronto's waterfront.

In West Don Lands, the dedicated streetcar line along Cherry Street from Mill Street to Eastern Avenue is completed. The section on Cherry Street/Sumach Street from Eastern Avenue to King Street East will be completed in the spring of 2014. The loop section south of Mill Street will be completed in the fall of 2015 after the Pan-Am Games. Start of service will be in 2016.