Publication: Condo Life

  • Condo Market : Floorplan Reading 101

    Purchasing a new condominium suite early in the selling cycle is a wise decision nowadays in the Greater Toronto Area. Chances are, by the time you move in, your new home will be worth more than you paid for it. It is also likely that you purchased from a floorplan rather than being able to…

  • In Conversation With - Shakir Rehmatullah

    Flato Developments’ president has perfected the art of the condo. Everybody has a story to tell — some are pretty interesting — and Shakir Rehmatullah has one that spans three countries and two continents, and all before he was 20.

  • Builder Profile: Pemberton Group

    A Pemberton-built suite is a solid investment in your future. Residents enjoy an enviable lifestyle with modern open-concept designs and Pemberton's renowned high quality features. Owning a Pemberton-built suite or townhome also brings the added peace-of-mind that comes from buying from a well-trusted builder.

  • New Provincial Plan Will Have Some Unintended Consequences

    The estimate from many of our clients on the extent of nonresident buyers in today’s GTA market is less than 6 per cent. A similar tax in Vancouver immediately depressed sales volume by 40 per cent and prices by 10 per cent before stabilizing, but Toronto is a different market.

  • Consumer Protection: For Now, It Is Business As Usual At Tarion

    You may have read the news reports: In late March, the Ontario government announced it intends to make substantial structural changes to Tarion by splitting it into two new Delegated Administrative Authorities (DAA). One will continue with Tarion’s current warranty provider mandate, and the other will continue with Tarion’s current building regulator mandate.

  • Inviting Model Suite Showcases Me2

    The Lash Group of Companies recently held the Grand Opening of ME2, the second phase at the highly successful master-planned ME Living community in Scarborough. More than 200 families have already purchased because they recognize the value in living in the Markham-Ellesmere area, which is undergoing an exciting renaissance.

  • Condo Life - Jun2017

    Condolife, launched in 1998, continues to be Toronto’s finest and most comprehensive guide to the condo market and lifestyle.

  • Cover Story: Bianca Arrives On The New Dupont

    Tridel will be among the first developers to make its mark on Dupont and breathe new life into this formerly industrialized area with the introduction of Bianca. Located on Dupont, west of Spadina at Howland Avenue, Bianca is a stunning, boutique-style luxury condominium that will be in the centre of the rejuvenated downtown stretch being…

  • Demand For New Homes Continues To Outpace Supply

    In April, demand for new homes in the GTA continued to outpace supply and prices for all types of available new homes were up significantly, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced May 24, 2017.

  • Housing Plan Does Little To Address The Real Problems With New Housing Supply

    The measures announced by the government are largely aimed at addressing the symptoms of our housing problems. They do little to address the underlying issue, which is that not enough new housing and not the right mix of housing is being built to keep up with consumer demand or the housing needs of this region.

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