Forming at FORM

  The November 2018 Construction Update The FORM community is progressing well, with the on-site team now forming the eleventh floor.  Forming entails laying out the actual structural components of each floor slab and vertical (the walls and columns) component.  Once all of the components are in place, concrete is poured over-top, securing them in […]

Shoring and Excavation Begin at Scala – November 2018 Construction Update

  Pre-Construction Development Located just north of Leslie and Sheppard, the Scala community has been bustling with preparation activities.   The site, encompassing approximately 6.5 acres, has been undergoing a lengthy but necessary list of changes in preparation of redevelopment, ranging from demolition, regrading of the site, and more.   New Road and Services The roads that will […]

Construction Begins at Bianca on The New Dupont

Construction of Bianca Has Begun We are very pleased to announce the start of construction at Bianca, located on The New Dupont, just west of Spadina.  With the completion of demolition of the existing on-site structures, the next phase of development is ready to begin.         Site Mobilization The first step is […]

Putting Up Tower Cranes at Via Bloor 1 & 2

September 2018 Construction Update We are excited to announce that we will start putting up the tower cranes at our Via Bloor community in the next several weeks. During this time, there will be added activity and noise on site during the installation. This process will take approximately two weeks from beginning to end, as [...]

7th Floor Being Poured at SQ2 at Alexandra Park

September 2018 Construction Update The SQ2 community is moving along well with the Construction teams currently pouring the 7th floor slab. Window installation has started, beginning with the ground floor. The underground connections for water, storm, and sanitary sewers for the community are now complete. Also, the studs that will form the exterior walls of [...]

Shoring Complete at Selene at Metrogate

Construction is progressing well at our Selene at Metrogate community.  Currently, shoring work is finished and 95% of the the excavation process is complete. Bathtubbing The Tower The next step is to begin the underground waterproofing process, also known as ‘bathtubbing’ the building.  The first step is to pour a concrete base – known as the […]

All Roads Lead to Auberge. Our August 2018 Construction Update.

Well, maybe not all roads.  But this one certainly does. Pre-Construction Work Begins On-Site While construction on the Auberge condominium has not yet commenced, we have begun operations to start construction of the municipal road that will become the entrance to the Auberge community. Currently, the  on-site team is working on the first step of re-configuring the existing […]

Construction Crane Installed at Aquabella at Bayside

  With the shoring and excavation of the Aquabella community nearing completion, the construction crane was installed last week.  It marks a construction milestone for Aquabella at Bayside. Construction cranes are installed one piece at a time, like a jumbo “mechano” or lego set.  First, the concrete pad is poured.  The pad typically consists of approximately […]

With the Abatement Process at Bianca Complete, Demolition Announced

Demolition of Existing Buildings Begins With the announcement of the start of demolition, we visited the Bianca construction site with Steve Ireland, Project Lead, to see what was happening.  Currently, the construction management team is working towards the start of construction, anticipated for late summer.     Abatement and Demolition The abatement process began in January 2018.  […]

Exterior Facade of Aquavista Takes Shape as Brickwork Continues

While there is little doubt that it has been a hot and humid summer so far, construction progress at our Aquavista at Bayside community has been heating up with the installation of the exterior brickwork and the exterior details are coming into focus.     Brickwork Facade Progressing Well The bricklayers work in teams, using a […]