Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Units For Unhoused Indigenous Men Open In Cabbagetown

The nine new studio units will provide a much-needed home for unhoused Indigenous men while they search for permanent housing.

Development Projects

New Student Residences Proposed For York University's 'The Quad'

The development is the third of at least four phases – with Phases 1 and 2 having been approved in 2020 and since completed – and would bring 579 new units to campus.

Development Projects

DBS Developments Proposes 40-Storey Purpose-Built Rental Near Danforth And Main

A new 40-storey development proposed in early-March is moving forward with a Site Plan Approval for its East York development set to bring 546 new residential units to the neighbourhood.

Development Projects

Baz Group Adds 1,500 Units In Retirement And Residential Acquisitions

Under Baz Group, Spring Living Retirement and Community has acquired seven existing retirement residences, while Marlin Spring has picked up a to-be-developed site directly adjacent to Kipling GO Station in Etobicoke.

Development Projects

Crombie, Sobeys Join Forces For Six-Storey Beaches Development

The new build in the Beaches neighbourhood of Toronto would offer 60 new residential units and 1,140 sq. m of retail space.

Transportation

More Than Half Of GTHA Residents Considering Moving Due To Excessive Traffic

A new study from Ipsos reveals that the majority of residents have considered moving to farther flung regions in order to escape the city’s traffic and congestion issues — and all the stresses that it brings.

Policy

City Council Considers Feasibility Report On Permitting Single Exit Stairs In Four-Storey Buildings

Ontario's storey limits for buildings containing only one exit stairway are the second most restrictive in the world. Here's the important step Toronto might take to change that.

Real Estate News

June's Inflation Drop "Sets The Table" For July Rate Cut: RBC

After an unexpected upswing in May that left economists unsure about the likelihood of a July cut, headline CPI fell back down to 2.7% from 2.9% in June.

Development Projects

Proposed 11-Storey Addition Would Sprout Above A Victorian Heritage Home

Located near the corner of Church and Charles, the development would rise on a 340-sq.-m lot and include 16 residential units over 1,573 sq. m. of gross floor area.

Muskoka

Buyers "Exerting Their Newfound Leverage": Cottage Sales Slow, Prices Drop As Inventory Rises

June’s sweltering temps haven’t stopped the Muskoka market from cooling down as the Lakelands North region transforms into a buyer's paradise.

Industry

Greybrook Announces Death Of Founder Elias Vamvakas At Age 65

Vamvakas is remembered by his company as a “visionary leader whose entrepreneurial spirit and dedication laid the foundation for Greybrook”

Real Estate News

'Signs Of Life' In Canadian Housing Market After Rate Cut

“It wasn’t a ‘blow the doors off’ month by any means,” says Shaun Cathcart, CREA’s Senior Economist. “But Canada’s housing numbers did perk up a bit on a month-over-month basis in June following the first Bank of Canada rate cut.”