Homeowner Orientations Begin at Aquavista at Bayside

  January 2019 Construction Update At Aquavista at Bayside, the second phase of the Hines and Tridel luxury waterfront community, construction has been progressing well.  Since construction began in January 2016, the building has reached it’s full height of 12 stories and the community celebrated their “rooftop” milestone in December of 2017.   Homeowner Inspections […]

Innovative Biomimetic Bird-Friendly Glass to be installed at FORM Condo

But most of the architectural solutions that protect birds also detract from views we enjoy.  At Form, this presented a different type of challenge.   In 2007, to protect Toronto’s bird population, the City of Toronto established the Bird-Friendly Development Guidelines.  This new environmental standard is intended to protect birds in urban environments.  The issue is […]

Parfait at Atria January 2019 Construction Update.

  Construction progress at this sweet North York Community. Over near Sheppard Avenue and Victoria Park in North York, construction on the fourth and final phase of the Atria community – Parfait – continues. The on-site teams are working on the verticals of the 3rd and 4th floors.  Verticals are the “vertical” pillars that support the floor above.  […]

Real Condo Life: What it Really Means to be First

GUEST BLOG FROM REAL CONDO LIFE: Written by: Andrea DelZotto Follow Andrea on Twitter Today the word condominium (condo) is part of every day language (especially at Tridel), but that wasn’t always the case. Like most new things, there was some initial discomfort and uncertainty when the condominium concept was first introduced. As we celebrate 50 years [...]

Islington Terrace Rises In Etobicoke

  Islington Terrace Construction Update Islington Terrace, located near Bloor and Islington in Toronto’s west end, has now reached its full height of 45 storeys. If you have never watched the construction of a new community, here’s a simplified explanation of how its done:  First, the structure is built one floor at a time, moving upwards.  […]

Getting our Footing at Aquabella at Bayside

The November 2018 Construction Update While it might not look like a lot is happening, behind the construction hoarding and work trucks, construction at Aquabella at Bayside is progressing nicely.  Currently, the on-site team is forming footing caps, vertical columns and walls on the P4 to P3 levels.  Once footings are complete, work on the […]

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 […]

What to do When the Power Goes Out in your Condo.

  First, Determine the Extent of the Power Outage When the lights go out, most of us know the first thing we should do is unplug the appliances, computers and other electronics, in our home.  Then, many of us get out the candles or flashlights, read a book, play some cards, or find some other […]

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 […]