10 Lessons From Fenway Park About City Building

GUEST BLOG FROM REAL CONDO LIFE: Written by: Andrea DelZotto When my family takes a vacation, we often go to another city. Typically, visiting a sports arena is on the agenda. When you’re surrounded by boys, big and small, (I have four of them) sports are always competing for their attention in some way. So, our summer [...]

Scala Construction in Full Swing

Since our last in-depth look at construction of the Scala community in North York, work has been progressing well and the underground levels of the condominium have begun to take shape.  Currently, the on-site construction teams are forming the community's footings and expect to be completed by the fall.  These footings, which are essentially concrete reinforced by rebar, [...]

An Update on Islington Terrace

Construction on-site at Islington Terrace has been progressing well over the last few months. At present, outside walls and windows are 90% complete up to the 36th floors.

A Well Beneath The Well

As the residential, commercial and retail buildings rise around it, one section of The Well includes the excavation of a deep cistern near the centre of the site. This cistern will connect to the Enwave Deep Lake Water Cooling (DLWC) system to provide heating and cooling to the 11,000 people who will live and work at The Well.

Will Toronto’s Housing Supply Ever Catch Up With Demand?

I read an excellent article recently in Novae Res Urbis about the proposed Housing Supply Action Plan initiated in November, which aims to increase provincial housing supply. Municipalities and stakeholders are recommending a “holistic plan that aligns municipal and provincial policy, reduces hurdles and priorities the creation of affordable housing in perpetuity.”

Building a Foundation at Via Bloor

Shoring and Excavation Complete It's been a long winter!  But that hasn't stopped the crew working at Via Bloor from moving forward on-site.  Now that the shoring and outside walls are complete and the cranes have been erected, the on-site construction team have moved into the next stage of construction. Work on the Foundation Has [...]