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GTA sets new annual home sales record – in November

GTA sets new annual home sales record – in November

Some 7,385 houses and highrise condos changed hands in November, up 14 per cent year over year. The average sale price of a home climbed to $632,685, up 9.6 per cent from a year earlier. For more on this article please click here via Susan Pigg Business Reporter, Published on Thu Dec 03 2015 Toronto...
A Snapshot of Yonge and Dundas in the 1970s

A Snapshot of Yonge and Dundas in the 1970s

If there was a decade in which Toronto was at its most rough around the edges and gritty, it was the 1970s. And if there was a place where this stood out more than any other, it was the Yonge Street corridor between Dundas and Gerrard. For the rest of the article click here via...
The 10 Tallest Buildings Under Construction in Toronto

The 10 Tallest Buildings Under Construction in Toronto

Over the last decade, Toronto has seen an unprecedented boom of highrises, with construction cranes becoming an almost iconic element of the Downtown streetscape. After 10 years of non-stop activity already behind us, the construction surge has continued, showing no sign of slowing its record-setting pace. For much of the decade, Toronto has led North...
10 tips for buying a condo in Toronto

10 tips for buying a condo in Toronto

More people are buying condos in Toronto than ever before. And while acquiring a condo in the city can prove a valuable investment down the road, there are also pitfalls if you don’t make an informed decision on your building and unit. Keeping the following tips in mind will save you money, time, and the...
Toronto's Ten Tallest Buildings Now Under Construction

Toronto’s Ten Tallest Buildings Now Under Construction

Toronto is currently in the middle of a record building boom. In the last decade or so, the skyline has expanded rapidly as large numbers of condominium and office buildings have been constructed throughout the downtown core. This boom shows no signs of stopping, and today what will be some of the tallest buildings in...

QUICK 5

FIVE QUESTIONS FOR BRUCE ROGERS, SITE MANAGER FOR THE MASSEY TOWER In this issue, we had a chat with Tucker HiRise’s, Bruce Rogers. As Site Manager, Bruce’s responsibilities are vast. Some of these include scheduling and coordinating all trades and ensuring the building is built to the architect’s plans. He has to make dozens of...
From YVR to YYZ: Visiting The Massey Tower

From YVR to YYZ: Visiting The Massey Tower

VIA INTRACORP.CA This month Margaret Kennedy, Intracorp’s Director of Sales Administration, had the opportunity to visit The Massey Tower in Toronto. The Massey Tower is developed in partnership with Intracorp, MOD Developments and Tricon XII Limited Partnership . We asked Margaret about her cross-country trip from Vancouver to Toronto and here’s what she had to...
Quick 5 with Aidan Ball

Quick 5 with Aidan Ball

This month we had the pleasure of sitting down with Aidan Ball, Director of Construction for MOD Developments. Aidan is responsible for overseeing the construction process for the Massey Tower. His excitement for the project was on full display throughout the interview. It’s inspiring to see someone with such passion for quality design and innovation...
Restored glory on the way for Massey Hall: Hume

Restored glory on the way for Massey Hall: Hume

CHRISTOPHER HUME – TORONTO STAR Fortunately for Massey Hall, people don’t love buildings just because they’re beautiful. Though its handsome red-brick façade was long ago disfigured by fire escapes and acid rain, the Shuter St. venue could well be Toronto’s most beloved structure. There’s no way to prove this, but it seems everyone has his...
Massey Hall to undergo $135 million renovation

Massey Hall to undergo $135 million renovation

Chris Bateman – blogTO Massey Hall is going to get a comprehensive $135 million renovation over the next seven years that will will see the venerable 2,700-seat auditorium significantly upgraded and expanded for just the second time in its lengthy history. Originally announced in April 2013, the first phase of renovations will add a loading...
Quick 5 with Colleen Smith

Quick 5 with Colleen Smith

We had the pleasure of sitting down with a member of the Massey Hall team, Colleen Smith. Colleen is the Director of Operations for the Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall and is leading the planning for the Massey Hall Revitalization Project. Colleen is as excited as we are for the Massey Hall...
Construction Progresses at The Massey Tower

Construction Progresses at The Massey Tower

It’s exciting times over at The Massey Tower site. Work is on schedule and the site is really starting to take shape. Demolition is complete and vertical drilling for shoring has begun. The shoring process ensures the stability of the site during excavation. All components for the preservation of the historical elements at the former...