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November 23, 2018

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Here’s everything you need to keep you in the know …


Toronto:

How Long Will It Take Before Doug Ford Goes After Toronto’s Waterfront?

When Toronto Mayor John Tory visited the site of a collapsed bridge in the east end last weekend, it was hard not to feel sorry for the poor man.

This Toronto Condo Listing Is Nice But The Outside Will Blow You Away

Another day, another beautiful Toronto condo listing we can’t afford.What’s different with this particular listing though, is that while the inside is nice, if you’re into modern design and top-drawer appliances, we would literally spend our entire time outside.

Inside The Eclectic Home of Misfit Studio Founder, Amber Joliat

Not just anybody gets asked by Goop—Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle empire—to lead a workout class at one of their much sought-after conferences. But then again, Amber Joliat isn’t just anybody.

This Quirky Toronto Listing Is Going For Just Under $3 Million

Over the years we’ve seen some interesting properties here at Toronto Storeys.  From a seductive loft to a lavish boathouse, there’s no shortage of quirky Toronto listings. The latest is none other than 1 Bond Ave.

Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend

We made it through last weekend’s Toronto road closures and the hectic weekend that was the Santa Claus Parade. Luckily, this weekend is looking a little lighter so, traffic should be moving a little better for your weekend travels.

Canada:

6 Canadian Cities Make Best Cities In The World For Finding A Job List

Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Quebec City and Montreal are some of the best cities in the world for finding a job.

Canada Post Expects Delays Will Last Until At Least January 2019

If you were relying on Canada Post to deliver your holiday gifts this year, we have some bad news.

This Common Mistake Could Mean More Mortgage Payments

For those with a variable mortgage, ever-increasing interest rates might make you feel like you’re caught in a game of chicken.

Are Bankruptcy Rates In Canada Rising?

Just days after the Bank of Canada said they’ve seen a decline in “deeply indebted borrowers,” the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) says within the next year, there will be a rise in household bankruptcy rates in Canada.

U.S.A:

The Best Black Friday And Cyber Monday Deals For Your Home

The infamous day of shopping officially falls on Nov. 23 and is followed by Cyber Monday on Nov. 26. But some retailers keep the deals going days and sometimes weeks before and after the two days.

Storied Love Nest of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio Is Listed for $2.7M (Realtor.com)

You won't find this gorgeous Spanish Revival home in Los Angeles on many lists of Marilyn Monroe's known residences.

Here's Exactly How Much House You Can Afford On Your Salary (CNBC News)

How much house can you afford based on your salary? Real estate expert and Shark Tank host, Barbara Corcoran, has a rule of thumb

International:

New Report Details Four Ways TTC Lags Behind Other Major Cities

Ask most Toronto commuters about the TTC and you’ll probably be met with a groan or a pair of rolled eyes. But despite being poorly funded, haphazardly governed, and too expensive, more passengers ride Toronto transit than any other major North American city according to a report, called Mixed Signals.

5 Awesome Shopping Apps That Will Save You Money Over The Holidays

We all have that friend who always seems to get the best deals while shopping. You know the one.

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Long-Time Niagara Falls Hotel Could Be Replaced By Two Sky-High Towers

Two towering new buildings could soon punctuate the Niagara Falls skyline and would include everything from a spa and fitness centre to a brand new casino. ​

Industry

Expert: How Developers Can Stand Out In A Competitive Market

I often get asked, “What do we need to do to get this project to stand out and sell out?” My short response to this is, “More transparency and industry collaboration.”

Development Projects

Nicola Wealth Proposing Twin Rental Towers On Main Street In Mount Pleasant

​The subject site of Nicola Wealth Real Estate's proposal, 2111 Main Street, was formerly occupied by the City Centre Motor Hotel.

Policy

Community Council Fails To Pass Decision On Tessa Virtue Painting Heritage Home

In a Toronto and East York Community Council meeting that concluded this afternoon, Tessa Virtue and Morgan Reilly’s application to paint their North Rosedale Heritage home with white limewash was forwarded to City Council.

Industry

Court Allows Trump Hotel Vancouver Owner To Sue Ex-Bankruptcy Trustee

The former operator of the Trump Hotel Vancouver, TA Hotel Management Limited Partnership, assigned itself into bankruptcy in August 2020, with Grant Thornton as the trustee.

Development Projects

Developer Eyes Cineplex Cinemas Queensway For 10-Tower Masterplan

A development proposal filed with the City of Toronto in May describes plans for a new master-plan community with a total of 12 buildings and 4,222 condo units at 1025 The Queensway.

Under Construction

Just When We Need To Be Leaders In New Home Building, Canada Continues To Fall Behind

Richard Lyall, president of the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), highlights the lowlights of Canada's ongoing home building crisis.

Policy

Liberals Table Capital Gains Tax Changes: Recreational Property Owners, Take Note

The feds made their first major move on the capital gains tax front today and the implications for recreational property owners could have a sizeable impact for some. ​

Industry

Mizrahi Project Near Yonge And Steeles Under Receivership Amid $29M Debt

In their pleas for receivership, Constantine says they have “lost confidence in Mizrahi and the Mizrahi Group’s ability to fulfil their financial obligations,” and also describes “a complete breakdown in the relationship” with Mizrahi.

Policy

City Council To Decide If Tessa Virtue and Morgan Reilly Can Paint Their Heritage Home White

The council meeting will be the most recent development in a months-long back and forth between the couple and the City’s Heritage Department who are against the proposal to paint their Edwardian era home white.

Industry

“Lost Confidence”: Mizrahi’s Yorkville Condo Project In Receivership As Partner Alleges $47M Debt

An affidavit from Constantine Enterprises Inc. — they have a 50% stake in the condo project at 128 Hazelton Avenue — slams Mizrahi Group for being over-budget to the tune of $50M and more than five years behind schedule.

Industry

‘Something To Celebrate’: Rockport Group Tops Off The Davisville, Looks Back On 65 Years

“We've done this so many different times, in so many different ways. We're the developer that's always there — in the beginning, the middle, the end, and then some.”

Listed Country

Stunning Estate Overlooking Stoney Lake Hits Kawartha Market

This newly listed lake house, meticulously crafted and complete with unmatched views of Stoney Lake, sits pretty on a 3.37-acre peninsula.

Development Projects

Intracorp's Burquitlam Master Plan True To Its Name, Will Feature 5-Storey 'Secret Garden'

Gardena is tucked behind Como Lake Avenue in the residential Oakdale neighbourhood, about two blocks (or a five-minute walk) away from the hustle and bustle of Burquitlam Station.

Meet The Agent

Meet The Agent: Jack Janssen, Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd. Brokerage

It's time to say "Hello" to Jack Janssen of Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd. Brokerage, a real estate agent focusing on the Muskoka, Lake of Bays, Georgian Bay markets.