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Yorkville Real Estate Update

Friday Mar 06th, 2015

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YORKVILLE REAL ESTATE UPDATE March 2015 Cliche yes, but still an important and critical factor - our weather. The February that just passed was a historically cold and harsh month and unfortunately these temperatures of -30 and -40 tend to postpone the decision making process of many potential buyers throughout the city. Although transaction volumes were down a mere 1.3% from last month, volume is down considerably from the annual average. As we progress into the spring... [read more]

What The Toronto Islands Ferry Terminal Might Look Like In A Few Years

Monday Apr 13th, 2015

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WHAT THE TORONTO ISLANDS FERRY TERMINAL MIGHT LOOK LIKE IN A FEW YEARS ...If Waterfront Toronto Gets Its Way What it is: An undulating wooden structure designed by KPMB Architects, West 8 and Greenberg Associates as a replacement for the aging, cruddy Toronto Islands ferry terminal, now known as the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal. This concept was announced April 10th, 2015 as the winner of a design competition led by Waterfront Toronto. Price tag: Unknown at this point.... [read more]

Toronto's Yorkville Neighbourhood Is Drowning in Dog Poop

Monday Apr 13th, 2015

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TORONTO'S YORKVILLE NEIGHBOURHOOD IS DROWNING IN DOG POOP "It's everywhere," the co-president of ABC Residents Association in Yorkville says. "It's all over the parks, it's on the sidewalk outside Holt Renfrew." The "it" Caliendo is referring to is dog poop. Yorkville is ground zero for the city's condo boom, and with the new development has come dogs. Lots of them.  And with the dogs has come poop. Lots of... [read more]

The 10 Tallest Buildings in Toronto by 2025

Monday Apr 13th, 2015

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THE 10 TALLEST BUILDINGS IN TORONTO BY 2025 There was a time when the Royal York Hotel was the tallest building in Toronto. At 134 metres from the sidewalk to the tip of its Chateau-style roof, the grand railway hotel ruled downtown, "a mountain over city and lake," for two years before completion of Commerce Court at Bay and King. Eighty years later, it's hard to spot the venerable old Royal York among the downtown office buildings. For buildings, being tall doesn't... [read more]

Tattoo Shop Symbolizes Yorkville's Ongoing Transformation

Thursday Jun 18th, 2015

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TATTOO SHOP  Symbolizes Yorkville's Ongoing Transformation From the stoop of Teatro Verde - a retail aerie of gentility and florals, housed in a facade that is one of the oldest in Toronto - the proprietors of the Yorkville stronghold look directly out to a zippy, new neighbour. It's one that accompanies a motto that blares, "If you think it, we ink it." The opening a few months back, of the Village Ink, right smack in the heart of the block, was enough to... [read more]

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