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Thirty Six Zorra

Thirty Six Zorra – Altree Developments and EllisDon Capital come together to set a new standard

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Thirty Six Zorra – Altree Developments and EllisDon Capital come together to set a new standard

Thirty-six storeys of colourful and contemporary condominium living – that’s the vision for Altree Developments‘ latest project with EllisDon Capital, Thirty Six Zorra, set to make its debut to Toronto’s Queensway in Etobicoke this fall. Encompassing a series of modern condominium suites ranging from 440 to 1,306 sq. ft., Thirty Six Zorra promises to expand the condominium offerings currently available within this rich Toronto locale, all while bringing a splash of colour to residents looking for the same lifestyle they know and love in the city.

Thirty Six Zorra invites you to get your colour on. This dynamic residence is positioned to provide a robust offering of more than 9,500 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor amenities, giving residents more than enough opportunities to express themselves and explore entertainment and ingenuity in their on- and off-hours. For those who like to stay close to home, Thirty Six Zorra will act as more of a lifestyle destination than just a residence.

For its indoor amenities, residents can choose from a series of offerings catering to any type of pastime, including a bright and spacious rec room with games and tabletop sports that will keep them on their toes in friendly competition. For options to work from home or host friends, a robust co-working space and social club are perfect for solo lounging or group gatherings. Offered alongside the location’s TV lounge and hobby room, residents of Thirty Six Zorra can also entertain their families in play in a fun-filled kids club, conveniently groom their pets in the pet wash area, or engage in an invigorating workout in the expansive gym and weight room. With its full demo kitchen, residents can also host exciting dinner parties with friends and family, all while surrounded by options for group seating or one-on-one dates.

The outdoor amenities are equally as engaging, featuring a luxurious rooftop pool with sun loungers and cabanas primed for relaxation, cosy fire pits, quaint barbecue dining areas, a vibrant on-site park, and a robust pet run for animal lovers. When they’re done basking in the sun and taking a dip in the pool, residents can head to any of the local parks in the area to enjoy Etobicoke’s many greenspaces and trails.

When it’s time to get out into the city for work or errands, residents of Thirty Six Zorra will also enjoy the benefits of a direct shuttlebus service to Kipling station offered in the morning and evening, for convenient and exclusive access to those living at this one-of-a-kind address. Known as a main artery between the downtown core and Toronto west, The Queensway provides high connectivity to downtown Toronto via local bus routes, as well as Islington and Kipling TTC stations and GO Transit. Prefer to drive? Get to downtown Toronto in 15 minutes with quick hop on the Gardiner Expressway.

Beyond its multitude of transit options, The Queensway is home to popular retail destinations such as Sherway Gardens Mall, IKEA, HomeSense, as well as local cafes, restaurants, and entertainment. Mainstays such as the local Cineplex Theatre and Bouldlerz Climbing Club offer faithful weekend activities within six minutes of Thirty Six Zorra. Other community hot spots include Tom’s Dairy Freeze, Sanremo Bakery, and California Sandwiches. A beacon for cyclists, runners, and park enthusiasts, Toronto’s expansive waterfront and Humber Bay are 10 minutes away by car.

Seasoned Torontonians or newcomers to the city will appreciate the lifestyle opportunity growing in Etobicoke. Thirty Six Zorra invites buyers to live larger when it comes to the financial perks of purchasing a suite in this burgeoning west end neighbourhood. That’s right: Residents get more square footage than their downtown neighbours while still reaping the many benefits of living in “the 416.” Etobicoke boasts prices of $850 per sq. ft., making costs for this area comparatively low against $1,200 per sq. ft. in the downtown core.

Backed by two of Canada’s leading highrise residential builders, third-generation developer Altree Developments and the visionary team at EllisDon Capital, Thirty Six Zorra is sure to be an iconic project, poised to set a new standard for The Queensway and Etobicoke living alike.

Learn more about how you can get your colour on at Thirty Six Zorra. Register today.


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Gallery Condos + Lofts

Carriage Gate introduces Gallery Condos + Lofts – an exciting new community

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Carriage Gate introduces Gallery Condos + Lofts – an exciting new community

Picture yourself living in the heart of Burlington’s downtown core right across from City Hall at Gallery Condos + Lofts by Carriage Gate Homes. This exciting and vibrant community introduces Burlington’s most anticipated lifestyle opportunity.

Residents will be able to enjoy music, dance and theatre performances at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre and take in the exhibits at the Art Gallery of Burlington. They can walk to fine eateries and bistros, and stroll to Spencer Smith Park, with its scenic waterfront promenade. The park is the site of numerous events throughout the year – the Sound of Music Festival and Ribfest are just two of the many festivals that take place in beautiful downtown Burlington. The Brant St. Pier, extending 132 metres into Lake Ontario, provides breathtaking views of the lake and the city’s shoreline.

At Gallery Condos + Lofts, it’s the details that make the difference. The suites are modern with luxury finishes, open-concept layouts and chef style kitchens to bring together family and friends over the art of food. The custom cabinets, vanities, and quartz countertops add a sophisticated touch to the suites. The oversized terraces with barbecue connections in the tower suites maximize usable space, making them a pleasure to live in. Suites range in size from 500 to more than 1,600 sq. ft., with most of the tower units averaging a little less than 1,000 sq. ft.

“The soft lofts on the gallery level are a first for Burlington,” says Nick Carnicelli, president of Carriage Gate. They will feature soaring ceilings, barn style doors, and concrete accent walls. The master ensuites offer a one-of-a-kind four-piece spa experience. The signature feature places the tub in a five-by-five-ft. rain room which has been meticulously curated by award-winning Tomas Pearce Interior Design. There are units that will appeal to everyone from young buyers looking to buy their first home, to mature adults seeking to downsize, but who still want space for entertaining family and friends.

When it comes to a great lifestyle, you don’t have to venture far from your home at Gallery Condos + Lofts, thanks to an impressive list of onsite amenities, including a magnificent indoor pool, a private yoga room, fully-equipped fitness facilities, pet spa, party room with private dining area, and billiards lounge. From the top of the 22nd floor, residents and their guests will enjoy spectacular lake views in every direction from the rooftop oasis, with a fire feature, lounge areas, and barbecues for alfresco dining.

Burlington offers excellent value for buyers looking for urban amenities and a great location. Gallery Condos + Lofts has 159 units, with prices starting from the $400,000s to more than $1 million. Perfectly positioned at Brant and James St., the building is adding to the colourful palette of the downtown core with its pedestrian-friendly urban location. The wide streetscapes on three sides of the building offer the perfect place for plenty of new trees, street furniture and outdoor patio space. As the city of Burlington undergoes a revitalization, these streetscapes will go a long way to improve the downtown core, while still offering a quaint yet hip feel that residents will revel in.

Demolition is scheduled to start this summer, with an official groundbreaking for Gallery Condos + Lofts anticipated in the early fall, and move-ins projected for spring of 2021.

There is no doubt that the city exudes an electric vibe, a place full of life and energy, which Gallery Condos + Lofts is pleased to be right in the centre of.

About Carriage Gate

Carriage Gate has been building in Southwestern Ontario areas for more than 30 years. It has created award-winning communities in Hamilton, Ancaster, Stoney Creek and Oakville. As a visionary company specializing in the construction of high-quality homes, modern condominiums, commercial developments and urban highrise communities, Carriage Gate celebrates the past and ensures its commitment to being “Home to New Living.”

For further information, including preconstruction sales opportunities, visit the sales office, located at 2107 Old Lakeshore Rd. The sales office is open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and from noon to 5 p.m. weekends; closed Fridays.

905.637.3885
carriagegatehomes.com
info@gallerycondominiums.ca


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Harbour TEN10

For overall lifestyle and quality of living, Harbour Ten10 scores a perfect ’10’

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For overall lifestyle and quality of living, Harbour Ten10 scores a perfect ’10’

One of the main factors when deciding on where to purchase a new home is location and quality of life, which would explain why Harbour TEN10 gets high marks and is regarded as one of the GTA’s best new home values. This soon-to-be landmark is destined to become of one of Canada’s leading lifestyle projects.

Harbour Ten10 – a midrise soon to be a flagship condo in Whitby

As the first condo in downtown Whitby, Harbour TEN10 is located in a place consistently recognized as one of the top places to live in Canada, taking the 25th spot overall in MoneySense.ca’s 2018 ranking of 415 communities from coast to coast. Part of the reason Whitby ranks so high year after year is because of its exceptional world-class amenities, including welcoming weather, a strong healthcare network (more than 80 doctors in town) and a dynamic and ever-evolving economy. These factors, and many more, are what is drawing people of all ages to this quaint town on the north shores of Lake Ontario.

Aptly named Harbour TEN10 because of its address (1010 Dundas St. E.), this development has also carved out its niche as being 10 minutes from every modern amenity imaginable and solidified its place as the pinnacle of community living. From young families and first-time homebuyers to empty nesters alike, Harbour TEN10 has everything today’s homebuyers could ever need. Nearby desirable amenities include: Whitby’s historic downtown (just one km away), the newly renovated Oshawa Centre (Durham’s largest shopping destination with more than 230 stores), the Whitby Public Library, the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club, and Lydee Shores Conservation area on Lake Ontario. Not to mention, high ranking local public schools and high schools as well as Trent University (Durham campus), and the Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College. Port Whitby Marina and Iroquois Beach Park with its long sandy beach and picnic areas are also minutes away. In addition to these local draws, Harbour Ten10 is situated a short drive from Hwys. 401, 407 and the 412, and just six minutes from the GO Train Station, which gets you to downtown Toronto’s Union Station in a mere 20 to 25 minutes. Perfect for commuters, a brief staycation downtown, or spending the afternoon in Canada’s most metropolitan city.

When it comes to a great lifestyle, you don’t have to stray far from your home at Harbour TEN10 thanks to an impressive list of onsite amenities, including amenities that include a social lounge with fireplace, onsite greenspace with playground, a barbecue area, dedicated rooms for yoga, games and parties, and an upscale, hotel-like lobby. Forget about grass cutting during the green season and snow clearing in the winter because these are taken care of, so homeowners can spend more time doing what really matters to them, which Is living life to the fullest. It’s a great perk for snowbirds and people who love to travel.

A 30 per cent lower price means 30 per cent more living

And the pièce de résistance of this truly one-of-a-kind community is the unbeatable value proposition of these homes, with prices for a one-bedroom starting at $399,990. In other words, hundreds of thousands of dollars, or 30 per cent less than comparable developments in Toronto. Why pay 30 per cent more when you can call Harbour TEN10, and everything it has to offer, home? With its quaint location, unparalleled quality, and signature craftsmanship, Harbour TEN10 is sure to be regarded as Durham Region’s most sought-after development. Built by Castle Group – which has won three design awards from BILD, Toronto’s builder group – the condos in this midrise community include such upscale features as nine-ft. ceilings and textured granite countertops.

Visit the sales centre, located at 1010 Dundas St. E. in Whitby. The sales centre is open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and from noon to 5 p.m. weekends; closed Fridays. For more information call (289.278.3399) or visit the website.


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9th & Main Condos + Towns

Last chance at pre-construction prices at Pemberton’s 9th & Main Condos + Towns in Stouffville

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Last chance at pre-construction prices at Pemberton’s 9th & Main Condos + Towns in Stouffville

Pemberton Group is getting ready for the start of construction at the successful 9th & Main Condos + Towns development in the heart of Stouffville. The community features spacious, luxurious two- and three-bedroom townhome designs ranging in size from 1,510 to 1,975 sq. ft.

In addition to the townhomes, the community itself is comprised of two eight-storey condominiums and two-storey lofts. Suites include two-bedroom, two-bedroom plus den, three-bedroom and two-storey lofts. Prices start from the $700,000s for condo suites and from the $800,000s for townhome and lofts suites.

Located within the York Region of the Greater Toronto Area, Stouffville is the third fastest growing community in Canada. With easy accessibility to major highways such as 404 and 407, recent plans to develop extra GO Bus terminals, and with the addition to the Stouffville GO Train, homeowners seeking commuting convenience will appreciate this location. The Stouffville GO Train is a short three-minute drive, which makes traveling to downtown a breeze.

9th & Main’s thriving condominium and townhome community is ideal for young families, empty-nesters looking to downsize, and homeowners transitioning from larger homes to the next phase of their lives. Offering a connected way of life, residents will be just minutes from restaurants, bistros, cafes, and boutique shopping along Main Street. Grab a bite to eat at local staples, including Fishbone By The Lake, Main Street Bakehouse and Main Street Burger Shoppe. Running last-minute errands could not be easier with Metro, LCBO, Shoppers Drug Mart, and SmartCentres Stouffville all close by.

Just moments away are lush parks and trails, including Musselman’s Lake, Sunnyridge Park and Rupert Park, which is a top choice for families, featuring a playground, picnic area, toboggan hill, baseball diamond, skating rink, and basketball court. Golf-lovers will appreciate the several golf clubs in the area, including the popular Angus Glen, Spring Lakes and Station Creek Golf Club.

Teeming with arts, sports, leisure and recreational facilities, Stouffville also presents an abundance of cultural options. The recently expanded Leisure Centre houses a library, fitness centre, indoor pool and gymnasium. Stouffville’s free public art gallery, the Latcham Art Centre, and The Lebovic Centre of Arts & Entertainment that hosts a variety of events are also close by.

The 9th & Main community is also surrounded by top educational facilities and schools, including the Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library, Stouffville District Secondary School, Royal Cachet Montessori School and Oscar Peterson Public School.

Townhome residents will also have access to all of 9th & Main’s hotel-inspired amenities, which offer diverse spaces for entertaining including a gym, yoga-Pilates studio, men’s and women’s change rooms with steam rooms, theatre, library/lounge with fireplace, media lounge with gaming console, virtual golf, children’s play room, two boardrooms, two guest suites and a pet wash. Also included is a large party room with fireplace, bar, pool table, and caterer’s kitchen that opens onto a beautifully-landscaped outdoor terrace.

Both the townhomes and condominium suites are thoughtfully designed and luxuriously appointed with spa-inspired bathrooms, including a contemporary undermount vanity sink, glass-enclosed walk-in shower and soaker tub, as per plan. Step into style with seven-inch-wide, premium engineered flooring throughout the living room, dining room, kitchen, den, hall, foyer and bedroom(s).

Pemberton Group

For decades, Pemberton Group has earned a reputation for creating successful residential developments of uncompromising quality in some of the greatest locations across the Greater Toronto Area. Its exceptional portfolio of current and upcoming communities at various development stages, offers elevated modern lifestyle opportunities for everyone. From Toronto, to Mississauga, to Stouffville, to Maple, Pemberton’s diverse communities are specifically designed to fit your preferred lifestyle. To discover more about Pemberton’s incredible offerings, register today on their website. You can also follow Pemberton Group on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

For a limited time, homebuyers can take advantage of a 10-per cent deposit program within six months, as well as the last chance at pre-construction prices. For further information call (289.380.3451), visit the website, or visit the presentation centre, located at 11750 Ninth Line in Stouffville.


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COVER STORY: TANU

TANU condo providing an ‘elevated’ experience

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TANU condo providing an ‘elevated’ experience

While TANU is getting ready for its grand opening on Feb. 9, 2019, its developer, Edenshaw, is putting the finishing touches on a new program that will put TANU in a class of its own. Introducing Edenshaw Elevated, a comprehensive collection of inclusions aimed at making life easier and bringing the Edenshaw residential experience into the high-tech, high-connectivity reality of modern living.

Edenshaw Elevated lets you access key functionality of your home from anywhere in the world. You can monitor your visitors with live, one-way video from the lobby or parking garage, control your thermostat, security system and lighting, check the weather, get building updates and notifications and book facilities all through your smartphone or in-suite wall panel. You’ll receive instant notifications when your door is locked or unlocked for extra protection and security. But that’s not all!

You’ll enjoy high-speed, unlimited data within your suite and throughout the building, all conveniently included in your monthly maintenance fee. You’ll never miss a package again! You’ll receive instant notifications that your parcel has arrived where it will be housed until you pick it up.

The extra conveniences continue into your suite. Forget about providing keys for the key people in your world. With a digital door lock you can unlock your front door with a distinct access code. You can create additional access codes for house-cleaners, dog walkers, family, friends or guests so they can come and go freely.

When it comes to parking in the underground garage, no need to fumble for your access fob. Your car license plate will automatically trigger entry into the parking garage. Plus, with the ability to pre-register guest parking, it’s easy for your visitors to park hassle free. And for people with hybrid or fully electric vehicles, select underground parking spaces will be equipped with electric vehicle plugs. You’ll also enjoy the convenience of weather protected bicycle storage, energy-saving motion detector lighting and a convenient water-efficient car wash station.

One of the most convenient aspects of Edenshaw Elevated is the ability to gain entry to all of TANU’s amenities simply by carrying your smartphone. An app loaded onto your phone will get you anywhere you want to go!

But TANU is more than cutting-edge convenience – it’s resource savings, too! From low-flow toilets, to water saving aerators on taps and shower heads, you’ll save on costs while helping protect precious water resources.

Separate hydro and water metering for each suite, ensures that you’ll pay only for the hydro you use. Energy efficient light bulbs (in-suite and throughout the building) consume significantly less energy than traditional bulbs and last a lot longer.

TANU will be a LEED certified candidate. It will also utilize ERV (an energy recovery ventilator system) that recovers heat and recuperates the energy trapped in moisture, which greatly improves the overall recovery efficiency. With tri-cycle sorters on every floor (garbage, recyclables and organic waste), residents can rest easy knowing they are doing their bit for the environment.

Undoubtedly, Edenshaw Elevated is adding incredible convenience and value to TANU. This, coupled with robust building amenities, will make TANU one of the best places to live in the GTA. Residents will have access to a fully-equipped fitness centre with facilities for cardio, yoga and Pilates, a gorgeous resident’s private dining room and lounge, a games room, stunning outdoor terrace and a welcoming lobby with 24-hour concierge services.

TANU’s Grand Opening is scheduled for Feb. 9, 2019. The public is invited to attend the Edenshaw Experience Centre, located at 72 Lakeshore Rd. E. in Port Credit. Here, you’ll be able to view a huge scale model of TANU, as well as the many floorplan configurations available and experience the beautiful finishes displayed in a variety of vignettes.

Come to the Grand Opening to learn more about this incredible condominium opportunity in Port Credit Village.

Visit the Edenshaw Experience Centre, located at 72 Lakeshore Rd. E. in Port Credit. The Grand Opening is Feb. 9, 2019. The Experience Centre will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday and weekends; closed Fridays.


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COVER STORY: Sugar Wharf

Sugar Wharf by Menkes a well-connected waterfront community

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Sugar Wharf by Menkes a well-connected waterfront community

Bitter winds and harsh climates are an inescapable fact of Canadian living. And when the cold is a predominate part of life, connectivity becomes a much sought-after luxury. Perhaps more than ever before, people are looking to invest in communities where everything they need comes with convenience – sans slush and cutting wind.

Enter Toronto’s indoor PATH pedestrian system – the world’s largest underground shopping complex. On cold winter days you can walk to work, do your banking, visit the doctor and even see a movie without ever having to set foot outside.

This 30-kilometre network includes 1,200 shops and services, restaurants, and endless entertainment; the epitome of convenient urban living. The PATH is truly the heart of Toronto’s financial and entertainment districts, with connections to 80 buildings, six downtown subway stations, 9 hotels and direct access to the Scotiabank Arena, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto Eaton Centre shopping centre, and CN Tower.

As Toronto continues to thrive, its global appeal is helping it attract more than 100,000 new residents per year, and many of these people want to work and live downtown. Given this rapid growth, it’s no wonder that the world’s largest underground city is about to get even bigger as well. As part of the new Sugar Wharf community by Menkes, the PATH network is set to expand east of Yonge Street, into the emerging Waterfront Innovation District.

Outdoor Terrace
Outdoor Terrace

Menkes is reimagining Toronto’s Waterfront with Sugar Wharf Condominiums, part of an 11.5-acre community that will include luxury residences, offices, restaurants and shops, a two-acre park, and new school. Once complete, Sugar Wharf will be the largest mixed-use development on the Toronto Waterfront; home to 7,500 residents and 4,000 office workers.

Party Room
Party Room

The comprehensive project aims to seamlessly connect residents and office workers to all parts of the downtown core through the PATH, adding to the 5,000 people who already work in the PATH and more than 200,000 commuters that pass through it daily. The PATH also provides access to Union Station, with connections to the TTC subway, GO Train, Via Rail, and the UP (Union Pearson) Express.

Hammock Room
Hammock Room

Residents living at Sugar Wharf on the PATH will be able to take advantage of the UP Express to travel to Pearson International Airport in a quick 25-minute ride. Traveling to your dream tropical destination during the winter months will be easier than ever before. Imagine being able to wear shorts and a t-shirt from home right up until the moment you board your flight without ever putting on your 10-pound winter jacket!

Lobby
Lobby

With Sugar Wharf’s PATH extension, it will be possible to walk indoors from the waterfront, all the way to Toronto’s world class Financial District. Equally connected to the city as it is to nature, Sugar Wharf will revolutionize how Torontonians live, work and play.

SUGAR WHARF’S WALKING HIGHLIGHTS

CIBC Square: 7 minutes

Union Station: 11 minutes

Scotiabank Arena: 13 minutes

Harbourfront Centre: 15 minutes

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal: 7 minutes

For more information visit menkes.com/sugarwharf


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COVER STORY: Playground Condominiums at Garrison Point

COVER STORY: Playground Condominiums at Garrison Point

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COVER STORY: Playground Condominiums at Garrison Point

Part of a vibrant mixed use King West community from Cityzen, Fernbrook and Greybrook, residents will have a four-acre park at their doorstep

Playground Condominiums at Garrison Point couldn’t be more aptly named. Not only will residents have a signature four-acre public park on their doorstep, they’ll be able to live, work and play in the trendy King West and Liberty Village neighbourhoods that Garrison Point abuts.

Thanks to the spectacular new Garrison Crossing pedestrian/cycle bridge to open this fall, they’ll enjoy connections to the waterfront and Coronation Park to the south, Stanley and Trinity Bellwoods Parks to the north, and Fort York to the west. Playground Condominiums is part of an exciting new mixed-use community from Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Greybrook Realty Partners, on Ordnance Street just east of Strachan Avenue.

The 35-storey tower is under construction, with first occupancies slated for summer of 2019. The Garrison Point site was originally a landlocked industrial triangle separated from the surrounding neighbourhoods by rail lines. Cityzen and its development partners acquired the site from Build Toronto, an agency that manages the City of Toronto’s real estate assets.

“What turned me on to this location was it was always close to Liberty Village on the other side of Strachan, and on the doorstep of King West and the waterfront,” says Sam Crignano, president of Cityzen Development Group. “That’s the beauty of this site. It’s on the fringe of all these neighbourhoods.”

Garrison Crossing, built as two bridges over the rail corridor south of King St. and Liberty Village, will provide links between those neighbourhoods. It’s the first stainless steel structure of its kind in Canada and in North America. It creates an interesting visual response with its spans that arch in opposite directions.

At Crignano’s suggestion for a solution that would yield the best design at the lowest cost, the city opted for a non-traditional Design-Build approach to get the bridge built. The Design-Build model uses private sector expertise to get large public infrastructure projects off the ground; the Dufferin Construction Company team won the contract to design and build the bridge.

The new park at the base of Playground will provide much-needed greenspace in this area of the city. Residents of the towers or those from the adjacent neighbourhoods can relax, recharge or socialize in the four-acre expanse of green, or use Garrison Crossing to venture to the other nearby parks. “Our architects (Hariri Pontarini) recognized the importance of being on the park and did everything they could to maximize access and views,” says Crignano. “They did an awesome job and people who live in the towers will have a bird’s eye view. There are amazing views of city skyline from the west, looking out over the rail corridor. There are unobstructed views towards the east and south to the lake and of Fort York.” The stylish glass and steel highrise features distinctive modern architecture and curvilinear accents.

Residents will have direct access to the park through Playground and from a pedestrian walkway between two towers leading to the park and Liberty Village beyond. Those who purchased ground floor townhouses will front directly onto the park. Playground residents will have plenty of ‘play’ opportunities in their own building, with desirable amenities such as a fitness centre and spa, residents’ lounge, party room, children’s lounge, home theatre, outdoor pool and terrace with barbecues and fire feature.

Units range from 350 to 1,000-plus square feet, priced from the $300,000s to the high $800,000s. Suites include studios, one-bedrooms and two-bedroom layout with or without dens. Amenities include a fitness centre with spa, resident’s lounge, party room, children’s lounge, home theatre, and outdoor pool with barbecue.

Garrison Crossing is a pedestrian and cycle bridge built over the railways that run south of King Street and Liberty Village. The bridge is the first ever stainless steel structure of its kind in North America. Designed as two bridges, with spans that arch in opposite directions for a dynamic visual experience, the bridge will allow pedestrians and cyclists to access Fort York to the west, the waterfront to the south.and South Stanley Park Extension to the north, as well as the future Ordnance Park.

Visit the Sales Centre and model suite, located at 25 Queens Quay East. For further information visit the website.

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COVER STORY: Edge Tower 2

COVER STORY: Edge Tower 2

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COVER STORY: Edge Tower 2

Solmar Developments prepares to launch Tower 2 of Edge Towers

With the successful sale of Edge Towers, Solmar Developments is beginning construction of Tower 1, the first of three Towers that are zoned to be built on the strategically located property that is just steps south of Burnamthorpe Road and Hurontario Street, in Mississauga.

And as construction begins on Tower 1, Solmar Developments is preparing to launch the sale of Edge Tower 2. The 40-storey Edge T2 will set a new standard in elegant living in Mississauga.

Being just steps from Square One and shops like Holt Renfrew, Armani, Hugo Boss, Gucci, and the Rolex Boutique, Edge T2 is set to be an exciting place to live. The Living Arts Centre, Celebration Square, the Hazel McCallion Campus of Sheridan College, Wholefoods, Chapters, Earls Restaurant, and Bier Market are also close by.

With the new LRT at their doorstep, future residents of Edge T2 will have easy access to travel locally, or the opportunity to take an express trip to Union Station, Pearson Airport, or anywhere else in the GTA, on the Metrolinx transportation network.

For those who prefer to drive, access to highways 403, 401, 407, 410 and QEW could not be more convenient. “There is a huge difference in value being located in a prime location right on the main public transportation system versus being a 10-minute drive west, down the highway,” says Scott Davie, the listing Broker of Edge Towers.

In addition to location, value is determined by a number of factors, and Solmar considers the quality of the finishes to be one of the most important ways to define value. The first impression at Edge T2 begins in the elegantly appointed lobby, with its marble finishings and hand crafted, Venetian plaster columns.

It is the gateway to the timeless elegance theme that defines the style of Edge Towers, the timeless elegance that Solmar is known for.

The luxury condominium lifestyle means that the Concierge will be available 24/7, and amenities include the use of the state-of-the-art gym, yoga studio, Wi-Fi lounge, movie theatre, billiards room, guest suites, and the party room with a walk out to an amazing terrace with a fire feature and barbecues.

Edge T2 was designed by the award winning Rosario “Roy” Varacalli, of Cusamano Architects. The Solmar team worked closely with the architect and, recognizing the changing needs of the market, has designed even more efficient suites, with typical sizes ranging from 493 to 721 square feet.

Edge T2 will include 424 one-bedroom, one plus den, and two-bedroom suites. Quality is defined by the level of the workmanship, and the level of the finishes, in the suites. Suite finishes include 9 foot smooth ceilings, fully integrated or stainless steel, superior quality, kitchen appliances, separate showers with frameless glass doors, and premium plank laminate flooring.

Solmar Developments is a traditional Italian builder that has taken a special pride in delivering the highest quality residential highrise, lowrise, and commercial projects across southern Ontario, over the last 30 years.

Choosing the right developer can make a big difference in quality, customer service, and future resale value. Savvy new condominium buyers recognize that the key elements that will lead to a making a successful decision when buying a new condominium are:

  • Superior location;
  • Proximity to public transit, local amenities, and highways;
  • Fine quality finishes and workmanship from a reputable and experienced builder;
  • Attractive building and floor plan designs; and
  • A full range of luxury amenities.

Today, the majority of Ontario residents count the equity in their home as their biggest source of their wealth. Real Estate is the gateway to personal wealth for the majority of people. Now more than ever, consumers have to make the right choice, not only to buy, but which property to buy.


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Bianca

Cover Story: Bianca

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Cover Story: Bianca

Tridel’s Luxurious Addition to the Annex

The Annex is one of Toronto’s oldest and most charismatic neighbourhoods. Endearingly known for its industrial roots, the northern border of Dupont Street is about to undergo an exciting transformation from its former factory glory, into the city’s newest urban destination for arts, food and entertainment.

Tridel’s Bianca will be the first residential condominium to arrive along this coveted Annex corridor. The luxurious midrise building will bring renewed poise to this rejuvenated stretch of Toronto’s downtown, dubbed ‘The New Dupont’.

Located on Dupont, west of Spadina at Howland Avenue, the luminous nine-storey residence is designed to make a profound architectural statement. The distinctive white façade and gently sloping exterior of expansive terraces and balconies are the hallmark of Teeple Architects’ design for Bianca.

“Bianca is truly one of a kind, with spacious suites and distinctive architecture,” says Jim Ritchie, executive vice president, sales and marketing at Tridel. “This is a unique opportunity to live in a luxury condo residence in the coveted Annex neighbourhood, while still having private outdoor space to entertain or simply relax.”

The generous outdoor spaces at Bianca offer residents extended living space, inviting the opportunity to grow fresh plants and herbs, relax and unwind for some private leisure time, or host an afternoon barbecue to enjoy time with friends and family.

Bianca offers suite collections in a variety of thoughtfully conceived layouts. Open concept living and dining spaces flow out onto terraces and balconies with views of Casa Loma to the northeast and the downtown skyline to the south.

For those seeking large suites with both indulgence and privacy, Bianca’s Terrace Collection includes exclusive luxurious north-facing suites. These expansive residences are available in two-bedroom, two-bedroom plus den and three-bedroom layouts that overlook the community’s private landscaped courtyards.

Beginning from 1,015 square feet, these coveted suites are priced starting from $1 million, include a parking space, and boast luxury finishes such as Miele appliances, a natural stone or quartz waterfall island, and plank engineered flooring.

Bianca’s stunningly rich interiors and sophisticated, urban amenity spaces have been artfully crafted by the award-winning designers at II by IV Design. Bianca will boast a striking rooftop terrace with panoramic views of downtown and Casa Loma, complete with an outdoor pool, cabanas, barbecues and an outdoor fireplace lounge. Indoors, Bianca has a welcoming two-storey lobby with fireplace lounge, a state-of-the-art fitness centre with yoga and stretching studio, and is also home to multi-function entertainment spaces including a sophisticated European-inspired party lounge and bar, and an elegant private dining room.

“Rich with robust lifestyle options, the Annex and Dupont Street have an exciting, vibrant energy that Bianca residents will enjoy,” says Jim Ritchie. “The introduction of new residential condominiums coupled with the lively, eclectic mix of cultural hotspots and community green spaces make ‘The New Dupont’ an attractive choice for everyone.”

Inarguably, one of the area’s biggest draws is the growing restaurant scene along Dupont. The street is home to a seemingly endless choice of popular eateries including French brasseries, Italian ristorantes, Mexican cantinas, burger joints and other grab ‘n’ go options for local foodies.

The Annex also features an exciting list of high-end shops, heritage buildings, art galleries and cultural escapes such as Artscape Wychwood Barns, Casa Loma, and the Royal Ontario Museum. Additionally, the area is home to an inviting expanse of greenspaces and parks for the enjoyment of Annex pedestrians.

Visit the Presentation Centre, located at 408 Dupont Street. The Presentation Centre is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and from noon to 6 p.m. weekends; closed Friday. For further information visit the website.

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Pratt Homes addresses pent-up demand for new freehold homes and condos in Barrie

It was a long time coming in Barrie, and Pratt Homes has addressed the pent-up demand for new freehold homes and condos by launching sales at Bear Creek Ridge in October 2017. This new family neighbourhood is located at the corner of Salem and Essa Roads, in the southwest section of Barrie.

Phase 1 freehold detached homes and towns are 90 per cent sold. Phase 1 condos have had a fantastic reception, and are approximately 40 per cent sold. The phase 2 release saw another large portion of homes snatched up buy purchasers. It’s safe to say, purchasers are very enthusiastic about the Barrie new home market.

Why buy in Barrie? The prices are substantially lower than the GTA, the deposit structure is substantially lower for the majority of builders in Ontario, the sizes of the homes are far greater for what you pay than anything south of Barrie, plus the lifestyle is incredible.

Towns start from the mid-$400,000s; detached from the low-$600,000s; and condos from the mid $200,000s. Compare that with GTA prices, and the value is incredible.

Pratt Homes offers deposit structures unlike anything you’ve seen in the GTA. For towns and condos, simply pay $1,000 on signing; $4,000 in 30 days; $5,000 in 60 days; $5,000 in 90 days; $5,000 in 120 days; and $5,000 in 150 days. For detached homes and classic towns, pay $5,000 on signing; $5,000 in 30 days; $10,000 in 60 days; $10,000 in 90 days; and $10,000 in 120 days.

Condominium bachelor/bachelorette suites range in size up to a 1,454-square-foot three-bedroom, two bath layout. Enjoy secure underground parking and balconies that enable barbecuing. Metro Towns (with garages) and Euro Towns (with European-style carports) are all three storeys, have two- and three-bedroom options with dens, private balconies, and are fully above ground. Fully detached homes range in size from 1,900 to 3,000 square feet.

This location is sensational. Residents will live around the corner from the Holly Recreation Centre, which has ice rinks, pools, gyms and a full schedule of activities. The community is also a 10-minute drive to the downtown core, where residents can enjoy an eclectic selection of restaurants and nightlife. Four swimmable beaches with walking trails along the waterfront beckon with opportunities to commune with nature. Plus, the GO station makes it convenient for commuters to get to their destinations from downtown.

Southwest Barrie is a mere 45 minutes to the Greater Toronto Area, and is a similar distance north to skiing at Blue Mountain in Collingwood, Muskoka’s cottage country, and the largest freshwater beach in the world at Wasaga Beach. In addition, avid golfers know the Barrie area for some of the best courses anywhere.

The new phase 3 release is early February 2018 and will include additional 29-foot detached homes, the more affordable Metro and Euro Town collection and the coveted and ever desirable Classic Towns with 9-foot ceilings, a garage and private backyards!

At Bear Creek Ridge, Pratt Homes is offering completely new designs featuring dynamic exteriors that range in style from traditional to modern, and even hybrid, for distinctive streetscapes. The Bear Creek Ridge Community will be unlike any other neighbourhood in Simcoe County.

Pratt Homes has been building fine new residential communities in Barrie for six generations, since 1890. Over the past few months, Pratt Homes developed and released its new brand evolution from “Barrie’s Largest Builder since 1890” to designing homes and neighbourhoods with the stages of family life cycles in mind, paying meticulous attention to beauty and functionality as well as ensuring they offer a home size for every stage of the family life cycle.

In addition, Pratt Homes offers Ontario’s first virtual reality Model Home tours inside the Bear Creek Ridge Office. The Virtual Reality experience gives you the opportunity to walk through and get a feeling for your new home instead of just seeing a blackline drawing.

The Bear Creek Sales Office will be opening Saturday, February 10th, 2018. Visit the Bear Creek Ridge Sales Office, located at 241 Essa Road, Unit 3 in Barrie, just off Highway 400. The Sales Office is open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and from noon to 5 p.m. weekends and holidays.

(705) 719-6669

BearCreekRidge.ca


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