Aquavista: Bayside Toronto’s Next Luxe Condo Residence
Waterfront Neighbourhood Ripples with Vibrant Offerings
Living by the water’s edge overlooking gorgeous views of the lake has huge drawing power. But pair magnificent vistas with exceptional residences and a wide array of vibrant neighbourhood offerings, and an address becomes that much more exceptional. This is AQUAVISTA, Tridel Hines’ second condominium residence located in the Bayside Toronto community– a fully integrated, mixed-use waterfront neighbourhood where people will come to live, work, learn and play year round.
Located on a 13 acre site right along the water’s edge between Lower Sherbourne and Parliament Streets, this $1.1 billion master planned Bayside Toronto community will contain more than 2,000,000 square feet of residential, office, retail and cultural space, creating a bustling neighbourhood unlike anything Toronto has ever seen before.
Bayside Toronto will feature small-scale, people friendly elements for a sense of intimacy and community.
Short streets will encourage foot traffic; the community’s main waterfront street will be pedestrian, transit and cyclist-friendly. Come holidays, the main street will be closed to cars, allowing for a wider promenade. Bustling retail, restaurants and pubs will line Merchants’ Wharf, the Via Velo (which intersects AQUALINA) and the water’s edge, making the area a vibrant destination all year round.
A Highly Intelligent Community
Home to Canada’s first open-access, ultra-high-speed broadband community network, Toronto’s new waterfront communities will be among the most connected in the world. Supported by state-of-the-art technological infrastructure, residents and businesses with have access to internet speeds up to 100 times faster than those generally available.
Civic Places & Spaces
Following the “if you build it, they will come” philosophy, Bayside Toronto was designed to accommodate a variety of civic offerings to be enjoyed by residents, workers, commuters and leisure-seeking Torontonians alike. Sherbourne Common’s art-infused playground, Aitken Place Park’s green spaces and the ever-popular Sugar Beach all provide places to gather and relax. A grand promenade and tree-lined boardwalk will run 1 km along the water’s edge, offering vibrant retail on the north side, and water views to the south. And a library, educational facilities and daycare and community service facilities are also in the works.
Artists In Residence
Adding to AQUAVISTA’S cachet will be its unique designation as an Artscape hub. 80 rental live/work apartments with their own distinctive entrance, elevators and beautifully landscaped rooftop amenity space have been thoughtfully designed for residency by artists and creative practitioners. This will advance and infuse the Bayside Toronto community with a distinctive air of art, culture and creativity.
The easily accessible Toronto waterfront area has already attracted several high profile businesses; Corus Entertainment moved its headquarters to the water’s edge, and George Brown has opened its Centre for Health Sciences campus just to the East. Bayside Toronto’s future plans include Queens Quay Place I and II – 9 storey office buildings able to provide an estimated 8000 jobs.
Leading with LEED®
Bayside Toronto is a vital part of Waterfront Toronto’s LEED® Gold Neighbourhood (Stage 1) and as such, AQUALINA and AQUAVISTA, both highly energy efficient and environmentally focused condominiums, will pursue LEED® Platinum Certification – the highest rating possible. Homeowners will benefit from less energy use, superior comfort and lower energy costs.