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Parks

Design Plans Unveiled For David Crombie Park Revitalization Project

​Toronto's David Crombie Park is getting a makeover that will further unite nature and the community.

Opinion

The Housing Accelerator Fund Is A Good Program, But One That Needs Improvement

Industry experts Tony Irwin, President and CEO, Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) and Robert Byers, CEO, Namerind Housing Corporation, have some thoughts about the Fed's Housing Accelerator Fund.

Industry

This Canadian Software Service Is Modernizing The Home-Hunting Experience

After years of frustration about the real estate industry's lagging behind in the tech sphere, Planpoint co-founder Laurent Cardinal decided to take matters into his own hands.

Policy

Ontario Moves Forward With 10-Day 'Cooling-Off' Period On New Freehold Purchases

The Ontario government wants to take a page from BC's book with a "cooling-off" period and, if all goes according to plan, a 10-day cooling-off period for purchases of new freehold homes could be in store for the province’s homebuyers in the not-too-distant future.

Cities

Toronto To Allow Townhouses And Small Apartments On 'Major Streets'

Toronto City Council voted to permit more townhouses and six-storey residential buildings on major streets.

Industry

Pace Developments Debt On Urban North Townhomes Exceeds $250M, Project To Be Sold

The receivership was initiated by KingSett, who was owed $47M, but the receiver has since revealed debt to other secured and unsecured creditors.

Industry

2024 Expected To See Fewest GTA New Condo Sales In Two Decades

The latest Bullpen Research’s GTA High-Rise Land Insights Report for Q1 2024 highlights the challenges facing the region’s condo developers as they face some of the lowest sales this century.

Urbanity Fair

Happy Newcomer Day? What It’s Like To Search For Housing As A Newcomer Family In 2024

Architect and urban planner Naama Blonder paints a picture of everything a newcomer faces when landing in Toronto, including limited access to affordable housing.

Development Projects

Court Orders Sale Of 27-Unit Townhome Site In Ajax Under Receivership

A sales brochure from CBRE describes the site as “a unique 1.8-acre infill development opportunity” with zoning approvals in place to permit 27 townhomes, as well as a 9,410-sq.-ft. commercial building.

Commercial

Toronto City Council To Vote On Commercial Rental Reform Tomorrow

​Toronto could see much-needed changes when it comes to the commercial rental market as City Council is set to vote on a motion in support of commercial rent reform.

Policy

‘Enhanced’ MZO For Ontario Place Redevelopment Is Ford Government’s Latest Trick

On Friday afternoon – conveniently, right before the first long weekend of the Ontario cottage season – the Ford government announced that they had issued an enhanced MZO (eMZO) to ramp up their Ontario Place development plans.