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Big price for a big man's house

Big price for a big man’s house

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Big price for a big man’s house

Pro basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal has put his 28-room lakefront mansion near Orlando, Florida on the market at $28 million.

O’Neal was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic and played for the Magic from 1992 to 1996 before signing with the Los Angeles Lakers for $121 million. At the end of the contract he returned to Florida in 2004 to play for the Miami Heat, then played for several other teams before retiring in 2011. The longtime Orlando-area resident now spends most of his time in Atlanta where he works as an analyst for TNT on Inside the NBA.

O’Neal’s massive Lake Butler estate within the private golf community of Isleworth, about 30 minutes southwest of Orlando, is sized to feel spacious to a man of 7 feet, 1 inch weighing in at 325 pounds. Completely customized to fit his varied lifestyle, it is not surprising that one outstanding feature is an indoor 6,000-square-foot basketball court with bleachers. Unusual extras include two garages that together will fit 17 cars, one a show-car garage with fitness centre and the other having a dance studio and an enclosed recording studio, recalling his rap music hits of the 1990s.

Measuring in at 31,000 square feet and spread across the entire three acres, the mansion includes 12 bedrooms, 15 baths, a chef’s kitchen with Viking, Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, massive living room, formal dining room, media room with bar and a “gentleman’s room” with game tables and wet bar.

The master wing has a four-room closet, his-and-hers baths and a custom 15-foot round bed. The guest wing has its own great room with bar and five ensuite bedrooms. Some unusual rooms include a temperature-controlled, cedar-planked humidor and wine storage and an aquarium-style room with a saltwater triangular fish tank. Most impressive is the wall mural of a true-to-size tractor trailer on an expressway barrelling toward the interior of the room. With the front cab bumped out of the wall, the realism is electrifying.

The grandeur doesn’t stop with the interior. O’Neil nicknamed his party-perfect outdoor area “Shaq-apulco” — quite aptly. The 95-foot long swimming pool seems to go on forever and has a large waterfall spilling over boulders. It includes a swim-up bar and a spa large enough for a crowd. The pool deck also has an extensive outdoor kitchen, all of which looks out over Lake Butler, the long private pier with boathouse and the life-size statue of O’Neal’s favorite character, Superman, standing at the end overlooking the lake.

Shaquille O’Neal — a big man with a big personality and stellar basketball career — is selling his equally large estate with a personality to match his own. His custom-designed home overlooking Lake Butler outside of Orlando, where he has lived since 1993, is now on the market priced at $28 million (US).

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Breaking ground for Nobu

Breaking ground for Nobu

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Breaking ground for Nobu

Nobu Toronto, featuring the world’s first Nobu branded highrise residences, will be located in the heart of the entertainment district on Mercer Street.

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Academy Award winner Robert De Niro, Hollywood producer Meir Teper, principals of Nobu Hospitality, along with Miguel Singer and Nelly Zagdanski, principals of developer Madison Group, officially broke ground on the highly anticipated Nobu Toronto – the world’s first integrated Nobu Residences, Nobu Hotel and Nobu Restaurant in the world.

The event celebrated Nobu’s fashionable style with acclaimed Taiko drumming ensemble Nagata Shachu ushering in the famed hospitality team alongside principals from Madison Group.

After remarks and receiving congratulations from Toronto Mayor John Tory and standing in front of a 40-foot 3D Nobu sculpture, Matsuhisa led a ceremonial sake toast. The stakeholders then picked up golden shovels and planted them in the dirt, signaling the project’s official groundbreaking.

“It’s an exciting project, our partners are terrific people and hopefully we do other things together too,” said De Niro.

“Thank you so much to Madison Group,” said Matsuhisa. “Next comes the hotel, residence and restaurant! I am so excited to be here today with all of my team and I’m looking forward to introducing my food to Torontonians.”

Many of the residential purchasers were thrilled to be in attendance, taking pictures in front of the sculpture and remarking about their excitement that the project was about to commence construction.

“It was just one year today that we announced this landmark development and we could not be more thrilled to share this day with our future residents, our Nobu Hospitality family, Mayor Tory and our partners at Westdale Properties and Adler Investments,” said Josh Zagdanski, VP highrise, Madison Group. “Nobu Toronto will be one of the most special destinations in Toronto and we are excited to bring this highly anticipated brand to Canada.”

“These principals have chosen to extend a globally respected brand into the combined food, hospitality and residential sector and we are just delighted that they have chosen Toronto to do that,” said Tory.

Nobu Toronto, a dynamic project featuring the world’s first Nobu branded highrise residences, as well as Canada’s first Nobu Hotel and Nobu Restaurant, will be located in the heart of the entertainment district on Mercer Street. Nobu Toronto will rise 45 storeys above the historic Pilkington Glass Factory with two dramatic residential towers.

Nobu is one of the world’s most celebrated luxury hospitality brands renowned for its award-winning cuisine and exceptional hotel offerings in the world’s most desirable locales.

Founded by Matsuhisa, De Niro and Teper, the growing Nobu Hospitality portfolio caters to vibrant international customers, celebrities, tastemakers and powerbrokers. The exclusive Nobu Hotel Toronto will offer a collection of 36 guest suites located atop the west tower, with stunning panoramic views and featuring the best of everything – from distinctive service to energized public spaces.

A cornerstone of the Nobu Hotel and Residences is Nobu Restaurant with its approximately 15,000-square-foot, two-level restaurant, signature bar lounge, outdoor seating and chic private dining rooms.

Construction is set to begin immediately.

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From top to bottom

From top to bottom

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From top to bottom

The most expensive home and the lowest priced home in the GTA (not including mobile homes or cottages).

HIGH

15350 Bathurst Street, King City
Price: $24,950,000
MLS Number: N4039081

Foxley Green encompasses about 80 acres with a commanding corner position at the gateway to Aurora. The main residence spans 21,630 square feet on two levels with a solid granite exterior, two elevators, indoor pool, main floor master suite, plus three additional bedroom suites. Also in the main house is a complete two-bedroom staff apartment.

The immaculately maintained property offers gardens, groomed hiking trails, a cold-water stream, deep pond with a skating pavilion, 13-stall riding stable, 3,800-square-foot guesthouse plus a three-bedroom staff home. There is a long gated driveway that leads to the main house.

This grand country estate is within a 10-minute drive to top private schools, area amenities and Highways 404 and 400.

Broker or Record: John Dunlap
Salesperson: Murray Snider
Moffat Dunlap Real Estate
16630 Dufferin Street, King City
905.841.7430


LOW

4689 Jane Street, Unit 502, Toronto
Price: $82,500
Maintenance fees: $664.38
MLS Number: W4144232

Located close to highways and York University in the Black Creek area, this two-bedroom spacious condo is ready for a new paint job. The unit comes with an underground parking space and a large balcony.

Broker: Accsell Realty Inc.
Salesperson: Shelly Anne Howe
5155 Spectrum Way, Unit 22 Mississauga
416.477.2300


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Vaughan, Mississauga and Toronto sign Housing Pledge

Vaughan, Mississauga and Toronto sign Housing Pledge

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Vaughan, Mississauga and Toronto sign Housing Pledge

BILD sets out its four-point plan on how municipalities can help make housing more affordable and increase supply.

The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) held press conferences in Vaughan, Toronto and Mississauga to launch its Build for Growth campaign that coincides with the 2018 municipal election.

The campaign outlines BILD’s four-point plan on how municipalities can help make housing more affordable and increase supply.

“Housing will be a key election issue in the Greater Toronto Area,” said Dave Wilkes, president and CEO of BILD. “Providing housing for the next generation is a challenge that needs to be solved in a partnership between residents, the building industry and municipal governments across the region.”

BILD’s four-point plan shows how municipalities can take a leadership role in increasing the supply of housing and support sustainable, affordable growth and make sure government fees, taxes and charges on new homes are fair and equitable, fund and build critical infrastructure, cut red tape, and adopt a Standard of Service Excellence for building permits and inspections in order to speed up building and renovations. The mayors of Vaughan and Mississauga, as well as Toronto’s deputy mayor, signed a Housing Pledge acknowledging that housing is an issue that must be addressed and that they are committed to engaging in a dialogue with government partners and the development community to expand the amount and types of housing options that are available. They believe that buying a new home should be a time to celebrate a major milestone and join a community. Over the next few months, BILD will be calling on all municipal candidates to sign the pledge.

BILD encourages citizens of the GTA and all municipal candidates to visit BuildForGrowth.ca to sign the Housing Pledge and make their voices heard. With 1,500 members, BILD is the voice of the home building, land development and professional renovation industry in the Greater Toronto Area.

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THE INDUSTRY LEADER: Housing policies must focus on supply

THE INDUSTRY LEADER: Housing policies must focus on supply

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THE INDUSTRY LEADER: Housing policies must focus on supply

Not enough new housing is being built for sale or rent and this results in higher prices, higher rents and long waits lists.

by Dave Wilkes
BILD

The other day I was listening to pundits on talk radio debating the issue of housing affordability — and what can be done to address the high cost of putting a roof over your head.

It sounded like the experts were talking right past each other, apparently discussing completely different issues. I realized it was because their definitions of housing affordability were different.

It seems to me, though, that some of the solutions can be the same. Housing affordability is a complex subject. At the risk of oversimplifying, there are really three different definitions. The first is housing — houses and condos — that the average family can afford to buy. The second definition is housing that the average person can afford to rent. And the third is not-for-profit rental housing, where collective ownership (co-op) or a degree of social assistance (subsidized housing) helps ensure that the cost of housing can be borne within the income of the resident.

All of these definitions of housing affordability are valid and all come with specific issues to address if affordability is to be tackled as an issue. Unfortunately, as is often the case with highly political topics, it is the differences that get debated — winners and losers get picked and opportunities get missed.

What is common to all three definitions is lack of supply. Not enough new housing is being built for sale or rent, and there is not enough not-for-profit rental housing to meet the need. This results in higher prices, higher rents and long wait lists. A number of factors affect the supply of all three forms of housing. All are subject to the same lengthy bureaucratic approvals process prior to being built. All three require land that is adequately serviced with existing infrastructure that can accommodate the increased usage (for infill projects) or new infrastructure if it is an entirely new development. Lastly, all three forms of housing are subject to layers of regulation, reliance on community acceptance and the political will that exerts influence on building projects around the GTA.

Any one of these factors can add cost, impact the number of new units that come to market, delay new housing from being built or halt construction entirely.

On the cost side, newly built homes that fall under the first two definitions are also subject to government fees and charges that increase purchase price or impact rental costs. BILD recently published a study on the government fees, taxes and charges applied to new homes in the GTA. It demonstrated that the layers of tax-on-top-of-tax added almost 25 per cent, or $186,500, to the price of an average single-family home in the GTA.

In the lead-up to this year’s municipal election, we need our governments not to pick winners and losers, but to focus on housing policies and reforms that can have broad benefits and increase housing supply.

David Wilkes is president and CEO of the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).

He can be found on Twitter, Facebook, and BILD’s official blog.


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THE LAWYER: The problem with inclusionary zoning regulation

THE LAWYER: The problem with inclusionary zoning regulation

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THE LAWYER: The problem with inclusionary zoning regulation

The promise of inclusionary zoning in the draft of the regulation and the reality of what was actually passed by the province is radically different.

by Tara Welat
Robins Appleby

One of the legacies of the Kathleen Wynne government is the total reversal by the province of its position on inclusionary zoning. The promise of inclusionary zoning in the draft of the regulation that was released by the province in December 2016, and the reality of what was actually passed by the province on April 11, 2018 is radically different. Municipalities across Ontario are now equipped with expansive and discretionary tools to mandate affordable housing in any new residential development with 10 or more units – which includes both condominium and purpose-built rental projects.

Whereas the draft of the policy imposed a cap of 5 to 10 per cent on the amount of affordable housing units that could be mandated in a particular project and obligated municipalities to provide financial incentives to offset the financial burden, the actual regulation imposes none of the above protections for developers. In fact, aside from providing the municipality with expansive powers to mandate affordable housing, there is little framework that is provided.

For example, municipalities are permitted to set the following with respect to inclusionary zoning policies and bylaws:

  • Target areas (site specific or area wide) within a municipality where inclusionary zoning will be required;
  • Minimum number of required affordable units in a subject development;
  • The affordability period (i.e. how long the units must be kept as affordable);
  • The price of the affordable units (rental or sale);
  • Incentives to offset the developers costs in making housing units affordable;
  • Provision of offsite affordable units, in addition to those required at the development site;
  • Mandate a portion of net proceeds from the sale of an inclusionary zoning unit to be distributed to the municipality (up to a maximum of 50 per cent of net proceeds); and
  • The process by which the above are implemented and reported.

Although the extra height/density caused by the inclusion of required affordable units would be excluded from the height/density calculations for the purposes of s. 37 payments, developers are not permitted to provide the municipality with money in lieu of the required units.

What we will see in the coming months is each municipality engaging an independent body to prepare an assessment report to address the current and planned housing supply and the potential market impacts of inclusionary zoning before they can go on to develop official plan policies authorizing inclusionary zoning as part of general or site-specific zoning bylaws. Once such policies or bylaws are enacted, they will generally not be appealable to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

The upshot of the inclusionary zoning regulation is that municipalities will now wield even greater powers, which should be a cause for consternation among developers. It is important to keep in mind, however, there is also opportunity for municipalities to provide incentives, such as increased density, streamlined approvals, cuts to development charges, cash incentives and tax benefits, just to name a few, which could potentially create a win-win situation for all.

If municipalities approach inclusionary zoning solely as a stick with which to force affordable housing onto developers, it will certainly have a chilling impact on not only affordable housing but all development, and it will make the “non-affordable” units in a new development even more unaffordable as a result. The success of inclusionary zoning will rest on whether municipalities can skillfully tailor attractive incentives for developers and use them as a metaphorical carrot to induce inclusionary developments.

Tara Welat is an associate in the real estate group Robins Appleby LLP.

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THE BRANDER: Make your amenities right for your buyers

THE BRANDER: Make your amenities right for your buyers

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THE BRANDER: Make your amenities right for your buyers

Condo amenities that meet the needs of the market’s evolving demographics are a great way to rise above the competition while avoiding excessive cost.

by Adam Savoni
Community

With so many young families finding themselves priced out of the GTA’s lowrise market, there is a growing appetite for family-friendly condos that must not go unnoticed.

While three-bedroom condominiums pose similar affordability challenges to single-dwelling units, more modestly-sized units with family-oriented amenities can be a big sell for families looking to explore the condo lifestyle.

Condo amenities that meet the needs of the market’s evolving demographics are a great way to rise above the competition while avoiding excessive cost. Golf simulators and lap pools are still popular among some, but if the location and target audience are appropriate, you are bound to appeal to more buyers by offering family-oriented amenities.

With limited suite space, parents will appreciate common areas where their children can burn off some energy and play with other kids. Some of the more common amenities that cater to young families include kids’ rooms, family rooms, rooftop splash zones and even dog-walking spaces.

Make sure that the spaces are inclusive for all members of the family. Something as simple and inexpensive as a desk and WiFi connection will allow parents to catch up on work, or take a moment to themselves while the kids are at play. These amenities should act as refined spaces for both children and adults to create a healthy feeling of community that’s so important for any new development.

It is critical that the marketing agency is brought into the conversation as early as possible to ensure that the amenities are aligned with the overall brand. It goes without saying that the brand should not only create a sense of excitement for the audience, but influence how the product comes together. Your agency can offer new and innovative ideas for the amenity spaces while working with the interior design team to make sure they are on brand and on point.

It’s worth noting that the inclusion of modern, desirable amenities should not be limited to condominium projects. New purpose-built rental developments with well-planned and well-designed amenity spaces will go a long way towards changing public perception around rental projects and renting in general.

Community has launched multiple purpose-built rental brands that incorporate progressive amenities, all of which have proved to be very successful. One such example is The Livmore in downtown Toronto. The project was competing against numerous condo developments in the surrounding area, all of which had investor-owned units for rent. To stand out, our team took the amenities within the neighbourhood and complemented them with unique, modern spaces in the building itself. This immediately placed The Livmore on the same level as its condo counterparts but without the large down payment and 25-year commitment, as illustrated in the tagline “lease is more.”

Using amenities to enhance your brand are just one of many ways to help your project, whether condo or purpose-built rental, appeal to a broader audience. Your agency should be putting in the research hours to stay on top of market conditions, trends and changes. Keep that in mind when selecting a marketing partner for your next project and make sure you ask the right questions.

Adam Savoni is vice president, real estate marketing at Community.

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THE REALTY SPECIALIST: Ottawa a hot market for investors

THE REALTY SPECIALIST: Ottawa a hot market for investors

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THE REALTY SPECIALIST: Ottawa a hot market for investors

Ottawa has always enjoyed a good and stable housing market, and right now the market is heating up.

by Derek Nzeribe
Milborne Group

OTTAWA – The city has become a hot real estate market for end-users, as well as Toronto-based and international investors, for numerous reasons. The Ottawa market is unique, in that the city holds the distinction of the highest household income in Canada, yet it is still seeing moderate real estate prices. This means that most potential home and condo buyers are not shopping at the top of their approval levels. A vast number of people work in Ottawa’s major industries and the federal government, so the job situation is good.

Although prices are rising, new lowrise homes and highrise condos are still far less expensive than in Toronto and other major cities across North America. Even on an international basis, compared to other major capital cities, Ottawa’s real estate is underpriced. In addition, the government regulations put in place last year to cool the market have had little effect on demand and sales the way they have in Toronto and Vancouver. We are seeing an influx of purchasers from Toronto, and even Montreal, who are looking for affordability and, at the moment, we have more demand than supply. Ottawa is experiencing a new wave in residential development, with a trend toward designing with end-users in mind.

Investors are attracted by Ottawa’s vacancy rate, which is very low at just 1.7 per cent, and to the increasing demand for rental accommodations. Investor-friendly rental stock boosted condo sales by 20 per cent in 2017. It is expected that the upswing in prices will continue without the fluctuations of a Calgary or Vancouver. All of this is good news for investors, who are gravitating toward both lowrise and highrise purchases. Over the past couple of years, investors have gone more for townhomes because of uncertainty in the marketplace, but that is changing, too. With the emergence of new condos and the incredible success of recently introduced buildings, confidence in highrise is back.

Keep in mind that condominiums in Ottawa are located in the suburbs as well as downtown. We see a lot of highrise development happening in annexes around the city’s core, such as Little Italy. These areas are vibrant locations with shops, restaurants and other amenities. People appreciate the fact that they can live just outside of the city and be downtown in five to 10 minutes.

Investors who rent out townhomes in these areas are realizing the potential in owning condo suites to diversify their real estate portfolios. The most popular areas are west of the city, where lowrise sales have been very active over the past two to three years. We are also seeing activity downtown, especially in the Byward Market area. This trend has a lot to do with major changes happening in those areas, such as the Rideau Centre and Art Gallery of Ottawa going through redevelopment stages. The trend is also fuelled by the introduction of the LRT and other infrastructure improvements that help people navigate the city efficiently. All of these changes affect the desirability to own real estate in these locations. Across Ottawa there is sufficient demand to satisfy the hot market here. We have an interesting population dynamic, in that quite a few people relocate here for reasons of work with the government. Ottawa is also experiencing a dramatic increase in high-tech companies setting up shops here – a big change since the old Nortel days. It all adds up to more people needing accommodations.

We have seen a steady growth in our population to just over one million people in the national capital region, and we are poised for more. Real estate prices are bound to rise. Purchasing a new home or condo suite in Ottawa now is a wise move, whether it is for a financial investment or to live here.

Derek Nzeribe is regional director, marketing and business development at Milborne Group in Ottawa.

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THE AD EXECUTIVE: The marketing rules are ever changing

THE AD EXECUTIVE: The marketing rules are ever changing

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THE AD EXECUTIVE: The marketing rules are ever changing

This is a brave new world – the world of Facebook, Google and Instagram, of short attention spans and instant gratification.

by Linda O’Connor
Ryan Design

With the population of the GTA expected to grow by over 2.6 million to 7.45 million people by 2031, the demand for new housing is greater than ever. That being said, with opportunity comes a crowded market, fierce competition and the dire need to stand out. While newspapers, magazines, TV and radio have their place as valuable advertising tools, social media provides layers of added engagement, and many of the old rules don’t apply anymore. This is a brave new world – the world of Facebook, Google and Instagram, of short attention spans and instant gratification.

Here’s where social media can play a vital role in the success or failure of any project. Being a highly visual medium, social media gives you a chance to show off your work to a wider audience and reach the right people in a way you never thought you could. Post a great picture of your project and it instantly gets shared, widening your reach and engagement levels.

Social media has completely changed how people search for, research and buy new homes. In the past, they got their information from newspaper and magazine ads, radio ads and billboards, but nowadays they turn to social media for information. This is a paradigm shift, and we in the industry must move with the times and change the way we market and advertise our projects.

Because social media is interactive, you can instantly gauge the success of your campaign by how many clicks it generates, how many likes, how many times it’s shared, where it’s shared, and so on. That’s the magic of metrics and analytics – the power to put precise numbers and data to your ad campaign in a way that’s never been possible before. Every ad dollar can now be accurately tracked and every penny can be put to maximum use.

Facebook has become a giant in digital advertising solely on the basis of the vast information it has about its members, and it has found a way to monetize that information. Whether you want your ad to be targeted by behaviours, interests, age ranges, languages or locations, your Facebook ads will be served to the right people at the right place, and at the right time.

Instagram has become another popular avenue to promote your brand and product because, as we all know, homebuyers love photos! By uploading pictures of your gorgeous homes or renderings, decor centres and sold-out events, you’ll instantly entice your customers to be more intrigued about your project. With the help of popular hashtags added to your posts, you will be able to reach new heights by getting more views to your page and generate more likes.

The thing about social media is that it’s instant, and it’s viral, but your message needs to be fast and concise before you miss your chance to attract your audience. By asking the right questions, listening to your customers, and engaging with them, you can improve your product, finetune your message, plan your events, and offer the right incentives. By providing relevant messaging in real time, you can create trust and instill confidence in your customers. At Ryan Design International, we understand every tool is only as good as the user, and social media is no different. With a proper understanding of its impressive powers, our award-winning digital team can maximize reach, optimize value and provide better and more cost-efficient media spend to reach potential homebuyers.

Linda O’Connor is the CEO of Ryan Design International.

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Lighting up our summer!

Lighting up our summer!

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Lighting up our summer!

by Linda Mazur

Proper illumination is vital for obvious reasons.

The warm weather has finally arrived and many of us will be working on outdoor living spaces for our clients. Creating a beautiful, well-curated backyard oasis, with lush gardens can be an exciting project. However, an outdoor space cannot be truly complete without proper lighting. It not only adds value to the home, it can bring great enjoyment and value to life.

Proper illumination is vital for obvious reasons such as safety and ease of mobility. Whether it’s an entryway, pathway lighting, recessed deck lighting, a security light or beautiful sconces outside doorways, we require basic lighting to assist us in the dark. However, good outdoor lighting also carries an aesthetic value.

When planned properly, exterior entryway lights can highlight architecture features, whether at the front or rear of the home. As we know, there are multitudes of styles and lighting options available from modern to traditional to period pieces — wall sconces to pendant lighting. Decide what may be the most complementary to enhance the exterior of your home. Recessed soffit lights may be another option to consider and are a great way to “wall-wash” the house, casting a warm glow and highlighting the architectural details.

Photo Courtesy DOT Furniture
Photo Courtesy DOT Furniture

Deck lighting and pathway lighting not only improves the aesthetics of your outdoor space, it obviously also enables us to move freely and safely in the dark. When creating pathway lighting remember to keep your lights well balanced and staggered to avoid the “landing strip” effect that we so often see. When lighting a staircase, I’m often asked by clients how many lights are enough? For a relatively narrow staircase, a single step light centred in each riser may be sufficient, for wider steps you may feel that you require a series of lights along each riser, or perhaps they can be positioned in the stringers.

Photo Courtesy Pier1.ca
Photo Courtesy Pier1.ca

Accent lighting is also important when planning an outdoor project. Consider adding lighting to garden beds, up lighting trees, architectural features like pergolas, arbours or gazebos, or perhaps a wall or water feature. And, let’s not forget that fire is a great feature for the outdoors. Whether it’s an actual formal fireplace or simply one of the various other options such as columns, bowls, pits, lanterns or tables, the addition of fire to your space is a wonderful feature to cozy up and enjoy the summer evening outdoors.

Photo Courtesy HomeSense.ca
Photo Courtesy HomeSense.ca

When planning and designing your outdoor living spaces, keep in mind that the drive to Smart Home automation is not lost outdoors. Consider Control4 for your lighting, sound, water features, security and more, to enhance your space with ease, as well as maintain usage control.

Our time outdoors in the summer is so short-lived; however, with the addition of proper lighting you can extend and enhance your stay to really soak in the relaxation and pleasures that the summer months have to offer.

Linda Mazur is a nationally publicized designer and Principal of Linda Mazur Design Group.

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