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Geranium makes water-saving a priority at Edgewood in Pickering

Geranium makes water-saving a priority at Edgewood in Pickering

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Geranium makes water-saving a priority at Edgewood in Pickering

Purchasers at Geranium‘s new home community Edgewood in Pickering will enjoy the water conservation benefits of having a Greyter Home water recycling system included in their home at no extra charge.

Geranium is the first homebuilder in Canada to parcel this feature into the construction of an entire community. For Edgewood homeowners, this will mean reducing their annual water bill by approximately 20 per cent and, for a family of four, saving up to 30,000 litres of water in one year – an amount of water that could fill a 16-by-32-ft. rectangular swimming pool.

“Water is a precious resource and Canadians are one of the highest users per capita worldwide,” says Boaz Feiner, president of Geranium. “At home, we use hundreds of litres of water daily by showering, bathing, flushing toilets, running dishwashers and washing machines. In 2013, we learned about Greyter’s initiatives for the commercial market. Although there wasn’t a residential system available in Canada, they were working towards changing that. Going forward, we decided to include the rough-in for a greywater system in our lowrise homes, something that would be much more costly to do if possible at all, once the house was built. By providing the rough-in, we are giving the owners of our homes the opportunity to buy and install a system when they became available for houses.”

Greyter’s Home system captures and treats shower and bathwater so it can be reused for flushing toilets. The entire compact system is installed inside the home, requires only five standard plumbing connections and is easy for a professional plumber to install. Additional features are its superior, proprietary filtration and treatment process; low maintenance; low energy requirements; and comes with a touchpad controller that handles all aspects of the system operation and provides the homeowner with performance data, maintenance reminders and tutorials.

Geranium and Greyter will share data collected from the Edgewood homes, with the City of Pickering and Durham Region. Geranium has been selected as the winner of the City of Pickering’s 2019 Sustainability Award for its Edgewood community.



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The revitalization of Dundalk by Flato Developments

The revitalization of Dundalk by Flato Developments

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The revitalization of Dundalk by Flato Developments

Surrounded by some of Ontario’s finest pastoral scenery, the village of Dundalk is poised for transformation. From the renowned developer and builder, Flato Developments, Dundalk will welcome thousands of new residents and businesses over the next decade as the result of four visionary initiatives.

Edgewood Greens

When complete, Edgewood Greens will be home to 1,200 new families. Currently, hundreds of delighted homeowners are enjoying being a part of this growing hometown. An easy drive away, Edgewood Greens will offer discerning buyers a stunning collection of spacious homes up to 3,000 sq. ft., at prices that are unheard of in the GTA.

Carriage House

An inspired collection of well-crafted townhomes and singles, Carriage House offers a more-relaxed pace. Featuring heritage exteriors and contemporary features, this superb community delivers luxury for less. Townhomes in Phase 1 are sold out. More are coming in future phases, and singles will be released in August.

Seniors’ community

At Edgewood Suites active retirees can make the most of their golden years in a charming setting surrounded by picturesque countryside. This tranquil community will offer a wide selection of stunning suites, including studios, one- and two-bedroom layouts. From here, it’s an easy stroll to shops, banks, the community centre and places of worship. Site servicing is finished. Construction will start soon.

Commercial space

Designed to augment the shops and services in the area, the new Dundalk Retail Plaza will introduce an exciting array of retail establishments for residents to enjoy.

Life in Dundalk

Combining the warmth of small-town living with urban amenities, everyday conveniences are within walking distance. The downtown area is reminiscent of an historic downtown core, with leafy streets of quaint residences.

Life here is what you make of it. The weekly Southgate Farmers’ Market is a tradition for many. Poke about local shops and meet with friends for a coffee or at one of the popular restaurants in the area. Dundalk also has a new library, an arena and a community centre.

Flato Community Health Centre Dundalk, in collaboration with South East Grey Community Health Centre, will deliver expanded health services to local residents.

Unspoiled surroundings

Located less than 90 kms northwest of Brampton and Mississauga, Dundalk is only a half an hour drive to The Blue Mountains and Collingwood. Hike the Bruce Trail along the Niagara Escarpment, ski the renowned slopes of Blue Mountain and enjoy water-related activities on Georgian Bay.

Move up to Dundalk, the highest elevation of any community in southern Ontario.


For more information, visit the website.


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Flato's Edgewood Suites is Dundalk's first adult-lifestyle community

Flato’s Edgewood Suites is Dundalk’s first adult-lifestyle community

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Flato’s Edgewood Suites is Dundalk’s first adult-lifestyle community

When you imagine retirement, don’t you see yourself living close to everything you know and love? Close to family, friends, your favourite shops and restaurants? Living an active lifestyle in the place you’ve always considered home.

You can have all of that and more, especially when you hear and experience all that the new Edgewood Suites has to offer.

Previews of Dundalk’s first adult lifestyle community will begin soon. See what a unique and laidback approach to independent living, in a safe neighbourhood in the heart of Dundalk, looks like. Experience the freedom to live the life you’re always dreamed of with unspoiled nature, parks and countless amenities at your fingertips.

At Edgewood Suites you can choose to rent spacious studio rentals, one-bedroom or two-bedroom units. The building includes a cards room, a rec room, a multi-purpose room, a library and a faith room. Residents will enjoy a concierge service, open dining, as well as a guest room and storage lockers. For entertaining, there is a barbecue patio and a lovely gazebo outside.

There will be endless activities for everyone. Musical performances and classes on site, as well as gardening opportunities and library activities. Participate in birthday parties, bingos, baking sessions and monthly pot lucks.

Residents will also have access to regular painting classes, movie nights, health and wellness workshops and more.

Community builder FLATO Developments is responding to the demand from local seniors who want to stay in the community and decided to bring its flagship adult lifestyle apartment building to Dundalk. Creating space for adults 55-plus and seniors to live in Dundalk is important to the vitality of the entire community.

When planning the amenities for this adult lifestyle apartment, FLATO Developments designed Edgewood Suites to take some of the burden of household maintenance off residents’ shoulder.

Edgewood Suites is also ideally located and will benefit from a newly-announced inter-community transit route coming to the area this year. The new Grey Transit Route (GTR) will offer regular service along Hwy. 26 between Owen Sound and Town of The Blue Mountains, and along Hwy. 10 between Owen Sound and Orangeville. A third route will also link Owen Sound and Wiarton three days per week. This added transportation link will benefit everyone who lives in Dundalk and Grey County, improving commute times and it will make it easier for anyone going to and from the GTA for family visits, shopping or special events.

Around the apartment community, there are beautiful parks, a nearby 77-km multi-use trail that provides breath-taking views of Georgian Bay, and many conservation areas and provincial parks that are just a short drive away.

From inside to out, Edgewood Suites is an amenity-rich apartment building in a well-connected location. It’s the place retirement dreams are made of.


To learn more, visit edgewoodsuites.ca or flatogroup.com.


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New and natural detached living in Pickering and Aurora

Fall signals a resurgence of movement in the new home market. When school starts, and summer holidays are now memories, people find time to absorb change and plan for the future.

Geranium has been delivering quality new homes and communities for more than 40 years. Today, two remarkable lifestyle opportunities are ready for discovery.

Allegro has a fabulous downtown location with preserved green space and walking trails.
Allegro has a fabulous downtown location with preserved green space and walking trails.


Allegro is nestled in Aurora’s downtown core on a rare former golf course property, minutes from Yonge Street and bordering Bathurst Street. New cul-de-sac streets, and homes on gracious 52-foot and 61-foot lots, are woven into an established neighbourhood where existing trees reach above the rooftops. Almost half of the community is preserved as a park and greenspace for residents of Allegro and all of Aurora to enjoy. Allegro presents a unique lifestyle opportunity where every store and restaurant you can imagine is at your doorstep.

Timeless architecture is combined with contemporary designs that reflect the way families live, with flexible open-concept areas, as well as private spaces, which may include an office or a library, ideal for today’s work-from-home culture.

Allegro offers four and five-bedroom layouts with two- and three-car garages, in two-storey and bungalow-loft configurations plus many options to personalize, such as an elevator and a dog wash. Homes have oversized patio doors opening onto a wonderful covered loggia, providing magnificent views and connection to mature treed backyards.

With striking exteriors, flexible designs and outstanding finishes in a sought-after locale, Allegro is perfect for purchasers seeking a luxury forever home. Floorplans range from approximately 3,100 to under 4,400 square feet with prices starting from $2 million.

Edgewood offers desirable family-sized homes.
Edgewood offers desirable family-sized homes.


Discover a new collection of detached homes in a mature, family-friendly neighbourhood adjacent to preserved woods and close to everything in Pickering. Edgewood offers just 21 residences set on 43-foot and 50-foot lots on Woodview Avenue, west of Altona Road and north of Twyn Rivers Drive.

Edgewood has a peaceful residential setting, while close to Pickering Town Centre and the bustling Frenchman’s Bay waterfront. Nearby are two GO Transit stations and Highways 401 and 407. Just around the corner, Altona Forest is a 102-acre urban forest with a four-kilometre trail system.

Choose from seven model types; each has three levels of finished living areas with handsome brick and stone facades, recessed garages with space for up to three cars, front porches and backyard walk-outs. Edgewood plans range in size from 3,200 to 4,000 square feet with prices starting from $1.3 million.

Geranium is an award-winning homebuilder with a reputation for quality construction. Homes are built better than Ontario’s Building Code and constructed with the company’s stringent building materials and methods for lasting value.

Just as you will shop around for the right home, also consider exploring the options for a mortgage provider; credit unions, for example, offer product alternatives to the big banks.


Visit Geranium’s website to learn more about Allegro in Aurora and Edgewood in Pickering — and all of Geranium’s communities.



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Stylish detached homes offered in Pickering

Following a successful preview sales program, Edgewood by Geranium is slated to begin construction this year. Take advantage of this remarkable opportunity to own a spectacular detached home situated in a mature, family-friendly neighbourhood adjacent to preserved woods and close to everything in Pickering.

“We are experiencing steady interest for well-located, well-designed detached family-sized homes like Edgewood offers,” says Stephanie Lane, director, sales and marketing.

Hickory Elevation A (artist's concept).
Hickory Elevation A (artist’s concept).

A sought-after private enclave setting on Woodview Avenue, Edgewood is located just west of Altona Road and north of Twyn Rivers Drive. With only 21 architecturally stunning residences set on 40-foot and 50-foot-wide lots, Edgewood will offer elegant streetscapes of stately homes with exteriors of architectural stone and brick and attractive embellishments.

Purchase any of the seven model types and, when moving day arrives, your family will immediately be able to enjoy three levels of beautifully finished living space. Being slab-on-grade construction, the uniqueness of Edgewood provides for fully finished lower levels having a recreation room with walk-out to the garden, powder room, as well as garage parking for up to three cars.

Homes also feature main floors with modern, open-concept layouts where kitchen and breakfast areas flow into great rooms and have a walkout to the rear deck. Living and dining areas are separate or combined depending on the model type selected and many designs have a separate den, which makes an ideal home office.

Upper floors have master bedroom retreats with a spacious sleeping area, walk-in closet and spa-style ensuite. Three large family bedrooms have ensuite or shared ensuite access. The laundry room is also conveniently located on the upper floor.

Edgewood offers gracious interiors with nine-foot main floor ceilings and oversized windows. Homes include desirable features and finishes, such as a gas fireplace, decorative coffered and tray ceilings, and purchasers’ choice of engineered hardwood flooring and elegant cabinetry. Kitchens in some layouts have a pantry and separate servery connecting to the dining room and all have granite countertops with undermount sink.

These homes will be built with Geranium’s stringent building materials and methods, resulting in a home built better than Ontario Building Code for lasting value.

Minutes away, Frenchman's Bay is a fabulous destination.
Minutes away, Frenchman’s Bay is a fabulous destination.

Edgewood offers a peaceful, residential setting against a backdrop of preserved woods yet is less than 15 minutes to Pickering Town Centre and the bustling Frenchman’s Bay waterfront. Commuting is easy with Rouge Hill and Pickering GO Transit stations close by and Highway 401 and 407 just minutes away. Nearby are the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus, Centennial College Morningside Campus, the Toronto Pan Am Centre and the Toronto Zoo.

The Edgewood neighbourhood has an abundance of shopping options from brand name stores to small boutiques, so whether you’re shopping for home office requirements, groceries or a celebratory gift, you’ll find what you need nearby. Families will also appreciate being just a few minutes from Altona Forest, Pickering’s 102-acre urban forest with a four-kilometre trail system winding through cedar and hardwood forests, wetlands and meadows, home to a multitude of flora and fauna.

Celebrating 40 years in business, Geranium has created many master-planned communities and built more than 8,000 homes in Ontario.

Edgewood homes range in size from 3,238 to 3,990 square feet with prices starting from $1,284,900.


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Cover Story: Editor's Choice: Geranium

Cover Story: Editor’s Choice: Geranium

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Cover Story: Editor’s Choice: Geranium

Geranium announces 40 years of Giving initiative

In a year that marks four decades of creating superb master-planned neighbourhoods and innovative new homes, Geranium is enhancing its ongoing commitment to contributing to the well-being of the broader community. The company has announced 40 years of Giving, a special initiative that will form one aspect of Geranium’s annual charitable donations. For each new Geranium home sold in 2017, a donation of $150 will be made in the name of the homebuyer, to a charity chosen by them from a list prepared by Geranium.

“Community building and good corporate citizenship is high on our list of priorities and we strive to be a good neighbour as well as a quality builder,” says Geranium president Boaz Feiner. “This philosophy is ingrained in our corporate culture and, for the past 40 years, we’ve participated in numerous community-based events, sponsored fund-raising activities, donated to charities and non-profit organizations directly, and acted as a resource for community groups wherever possible.

“To mark this anniversary, we are honouring the families who enable us to continue to do what we do best. This could be another record year for our new home sales, which means the total amount will be upwards of $25,000.”

Using information available from Charity Intelligence (CharityIntelligence.ca) the team selected 12 charities as potential recipients of this year’s funds, as determined by the homebuyer. Charity Intelligence collects and analyzes information on transparency, accountability and the need for funding and operating efficiency as a service to donors.

The short list represents a broad range of charities operating in Ontario and internationally in the categories of health, social services, youth, the environment, animal welfare, sport and recreation. They include:

  • The Alzheimer Society of Ontario
  • AMICI Camping Charity
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • FoodShare
  • The George Hull Centre
  • Homes First
  • The Jane Goodall Institute
  • The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • The Special Olympics Ontario
  • WaterAid Canada

On the housing front, Geranium will be launching for sale new neighbourhoods in Aurora and Pickering in 2017, as well as starting construction of the sold out Trails at Cardinal Point, and VISTA Flats & Towns in Stouffville.


Opening this summer, Allegro in downtown Aurora will offer a collection of magnificent family-sized detached homes on 52- and 61-foot cul-de-sac lots within an established neighbourhood stretching from Bathurst Street to Yonge Street. These grand and gracious homes featuring 10-foot main floor ceilings with oversized windows will be full of natural light. Floorplans will range from approximately 3,100 to just under 4,400 square feet.

“We’ve worked closely with Hunt Design to create two-storey and bungalow-with-loft layouts offering as many of the features and living spaces desired by today’s families as possible,” explains Stephanie Lane, manager sales and marketing. “We also have the advantage of recently building three neighbourhoods of luxury homes and have included the best attributes of the most popular floorplans in Allegro.”

Among these features, prospective homebuyers will find designs that offer four or five bedrooms each with ensuite or shared ensuite baths, kitchens and breakfast areas open to spacious great rooms, living and dining rooms either combined or separated, mud room entries from two- or three-car garages, second floor laundry rooms and media rooms. Expansive sliding glass doors from great rooms or kitchens lead to Geranium’s signature covered loggias overlooking the back garden. Thoughtful optional features may include outdoor kitchens, elevators, dog washing areas, coffered and waffle decorative ceilings and extra fireplaces.

Allegro offers all the conveniences of a central downtown Aurora location steps from Yonge Street and close to shops, schools, cultural venues, dining, and just minutes from Highway 404 and GO Transit. Prices will start from over $2 million. Register to be among the first to learn more at AllegroAurora.com.


Edgewood will be an intimate new neighbourhood featuring a limited collection of single-family homes on 40-foot lots in Pickering. Backing onto preserved woods and green space and just minutes from Rouge Park and the year-round splendor of Altona Forest, homes in this private enclave will range from approximately 3,200 to 4,000 square feet.

Discover a well-connected enclave located a short drive from the Pickering Town Centre and Highway 401, offering access to a rich selection of amenities, shops and services. Register at Geranium.com/Edgewood.

Since 1977, Geranium has been guided by its vision to create places that are meticulously planned, expertly executed and designed with sensitivity and respect for the environment, the local neighbourhood and the families who will call them home.

Acting on the belief that “community” goes far beyond the bricks and mortar of building homes, Geranium continues to help build a bright future for the families who live in their neighbourhoods.

With more than 8,000 homes complete in desirable locations across Southern Ontario, Geranium will continue its commitment to delivering homes and communities of varying scale deserving of the trust placed in this award-winning industry leader.


For an overview of this forward-thinking company and the communities it offers, visit online.



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Community Builder – Geranium

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Community Builder – Geranium

In 2017, Geranium is celebrating 40 years of community and homebuilding. The award winning company has an impressive portfolio of land holdings and completed master-planned communities, including over 8,000 homes built, across Southern Ontario.

Geranium embraces the values of responsible development with the vision to create places that are meticulously planned, expertly executed and designed with sensitivity and respect for the environment, the local neighbourhood and the future residents.

Led by a knowledgeable professional executive team, Geranium is ensuring that its legacy will continue. A commitment to delivering homes and communities deserving of the trust placed in this industry leader by both homebuyers and industry partners will continue to drive the company forward.

“Our industry, clients and business are constantly evolving and we have been strategic in ensuring Geranium’s continued growth and success,” said Geranium president Boaz Feiner. “Our 40th anniversary was the perfect opportunity to amalgamate the two divisions – Geranium Corporation specializing in land development and Geranium Homes focused on homebuilding.

“With a refreshed identity that more accurately reflects our many areas of expertise and years of experience, we are united under one name – Geranium.”

The 40th year follows one of the company’s highest annual sales volume and Feiner projects 2017 will be another record-breaking year not just for home sales but also in all aspects of its business.


Since 2008, Geranium has contributed to Stouffville’s growth. Developing The Neighbourhoods of Cardinal Point master-planned community and building a variety of new homes for more than 800 families who have made it their home. Cardinal Point won the home building industry’s 2014 Best Places to Grow Community of the Year Award, and remains a highly soughtafter neighbourhood.

VISTA Flats & Towns is Cardinal Point’s final phase and offers innovative condominium one-storey flats and two-storey towns. Ground breaking is scheduled to begin by summer and only a few homes remain available.

ARTIST’S CONCEPT: PACE on Main in Stouffville

Geranium’s midrise condominium PACE on Main is located in the heart of the town, on Stouffville’s picturesque Main Street, where it is under construction. A handful of beautiful suites remain with prices starting from $379,900, including parking.


Twelve on the Ravine is a limited collection of 12 executive residences on deep lots — up to 300 feet — which back onto the natural Highland Creek ravine in Scarborough. The location is convenient to schools, parks, shops and only minutes to the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre and the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. TTC is at the door and commuting is easy with quick access to Highway 401.

Breathtaking new two-storey homes offer light-filled contemporary interiors in four- or five-bedroom floorplans, with deluxe interior finishes. Timeless architecture is highlighted by front porches and spacious covered rear outdoor loggias. Homes range from 3,047 to 3,882 square feet, priced from over $1.7 million.


Edgewood borders acres of woodland within a peaceful setting of existing residences and will offer 21 detached homes. The location is minutes from Rouge Park and Altona Forest and close to Highway 401 and Pickering Town Centre. Prices will start from over $1 million. Register today to be among the first to learn more. Launching for sale in spring.

The Neighbourhoods of Cardinal Point award-winning master-planned community.


Steps from Yonge Street in an established Aurora neighbourhood, Geranium will be releasing the first phase of its newest master-planned community later this year. Comprising 159 family-sized homes on 50- and 60-foot-wide lots, Geranium is designing a highly desirable collection of residences. The neighbourhood is situated close to all that Aurora is renowned for, as recognized by Money Sense magazine’s top 25 places to live. Register to learn more.

For 40 years Geranium has adhered to a belief that the concept of community goes way beyond the bricks and mortar of building homes. That it is about building a future for the families who will live there and providing a connection to the surrounding neighbourhood. It is this core value that will lead Geranium into the future.


Go online to find out more about Geranium and register for coming projects.



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