TORONTO – September 21, 2013 – What can a condo buyer expect for under $1,000 a sq/ ft. in a Toronto penthouse? Surprisingly, there are choices. Barry and Marcia Wise are moving up to a ‘world class’ city penthouse, GIBSON SQUARE by MENKES. Other tcgpr Clients with affordable penthouses covered include B.STEETS, CHAZ.YORKVILLE, and OCEAN CLUB.
TORONTO – September 14, 2013 – Heritage architect Michael McClelland believes FIVE CONDOS at 5 St. Joseph sets a new standard for future Yonge St. development. FIVE integrates five brick buildings along Yonge dating to the 1870s. Refurbished structures will house new shops and 14 residential units on the second and third floors.
VAUGHAN, ON – September 12, 2013- During his storied hockey career, Wendel Clark played for 6 NHL teams. In 2000, the former Leafs captain and powerhouse called it quits, hanging up his skates at 33. Today, he owns two restaurants and has just opened his first MEINEKE Car Care Centre, north of Toronto in Vaughan.
TORONTO – September 7, 2013 – A rare Toronto offering, spacious townhomes are available at Aspen Ridge’s successful condo community, SCENIC ON EGLINGTON. Perched amid parkland at the edge of Toronto’s prestigious Leaside neighbourhood, the third tower in this three-tower landmark is under construction.
TORONTO – August 23, 2013 – Arriving from Glasgow 46 years ago, the dapper Scot has held the banner high for Canada and for quality housing. The president of Heathwood Homes (and head of other organizations including Two Men And A Truck – Canada and The Mikey Network) talks with Editor Gale Beeby, about his challenges and achievements, in the September 2013 Condo Life magazine.
TORONTO – August 28, 2013- HARBOUR PLAZA will be the first development south of the Gardiner to connect to the PATH network via an elevated, enclosed pedestrian bridge to run under the Gardiner Expressway, over Lake Shore Blvd. and into the Air Canada Centre. “Even in winter you can put on your shorts, go across in the PATH — never walking outside — get on the train to the airport, jump on a plane and go to Florida or California,” Menkes’ director of development Jared Menkes suggests.
TORONTO – August 26, 2013 – John Prittie is pretty much finished with his Ontario expansion plans: “We only have one more franchise to put in Ontario and that’s Windsor,” said the Two Men and a Truck – Canada president.
TORONTO – August 24, 2013 – The new breed of townhouse — sophisticated and stylish — is one of the hottest emerging choices for homes in Toronto and the GTA. “Not everyone is suited for condo life or owning a single-family home and the next best option is a townhouse,” said BROCCOLINI VP, Business Development/Finance, Michael Broccolini. In early August, Broccolini’s 50 PARK TOWNS BAYVIEW AND SHEPPARD were snapped up in a few hours. ASPEN RIDGE HOMES took a risk launching its MOTO Towns at KETTLE LAKES CLUB in Richmond Hill last year, marking a bold departure from traditional suburban townhouse design. Over 120 of the initial 200 units released sold, according to Christene DeGasperis, ASPEN RIDGE Marketing Director, but sales here indicate suburbanites are ready to embrace it.
TORONTO – August 10, 2013 – “There’s been a real void in community programming,” vice-president of development for Streetcar Developments Jason Garland says. Streetcar plans on filling that void with THE CARLAW, a 12-storey midrise now under construction on the northeast corner of Carlaw Ave. and Dundas St. E.
COLLINGWOOD, ON – July 27, 2013 – The resort is “one of the shining stars in Intrawest’s portfolio,” Skyline’s vice-president of sales and marketing John Giffen says. “It was the village that brought everything together. It created the reason for people to visit, not only during ski season, but throughout the year.”