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Parkland lifestyle residences is luxury living reinvented

Parkland lifestyle residences is luxury living reinvented

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Parkland lifestyle residences is luxury living reinvented

Modern, refined accommodations, great people and service excellence are the foundation of Parkland’s success. A Canadian family-owned and operated business, Parkland has been providing accommodations and specialized services for active adults for more than 30 years. With experience in the sector, an in-house construction and design team and a commitment to quality, everything at Parkland is designed to exceed expectations. With a location in Mississauga, a new community opening in Etobicoke in late September 2020, and expansion plans in Ajax and Ancaster, Parkland is making its mark in Ontario, and reinventing what it means to live luxuriously.

Parkland's famous seafood chowder, a testament to their Maritime roots.
Parkland’s famous seafood chowder, a testament to their Maritime roots.

Karen Dixon, Parkland’s interior designer, carefully selects all building elements. Her design approach is to create environments inspired by nature, with plenty of natural light, and colours and textiles that represent vitality and a sense of calm. With every new building, Parkland takes learnings from the last ensuring that each new residence is optimized to help residents live their best life.

A commitment to placing residents first means that your needs are met and exceeded by team members who are committed to learning about you and your interests. Parkland also features a unique Harmony wellness program that takes a holistic, personalized approach to wellness. Onsite wellness coaches take time to understand each resident’s goals and passions, creating customized plans. With a long list of amenity spaces such as a movie theatre, swimming pool, fitness and yoga studio, onsite spa and multiple dining venues, you are sure to find plenty to do, and meet other like-minded individuals to share your time with.

Beautiful, modern suites in a variety of layouts.
Beautiful, modern suites in a variety of layouts.

Parkland’s dining experience is paramount to the organization’s success. Chief Culinary Officer, Dana Schiefer, says the key is offering choice. “We offer multiple dining venues, with all-day dining and menu options that change regularly. All menus are seasonally inspired, with input from the residents on the options they would like incorporated.” Menu items can also be customized to meet residents’ dietary requirements, and the executive chef may even make a dish not on the menu if requested by a resident.

Fitness centre with scheduled classes and recreation activities.
Fitness centre with scheduled classes and recreation activities.

Being a family-owned business means that residents and team members are treated like family, and the safety of those living and working at Parkland is something the organization takes very seriously. Parkland has its own in-house infection prevention and control specialist, along with an occupational and clinical health team, who ensure that Parkland has the most relevant and up-to-date information to protect each community. Parkland’s organizational procurement lead ensures all front-line teams have the resources and PPE necessary to meet the needs of residents each day.

Parkland on the Glen in Mississauga is now undergoing renovations and has updated suites available. Parkland on Eglinton West will open in late September, offering a continuum of lifestyle options to suit a variety of needs.

To learn more about Parkland and upcoming developments in Ontario visit the website.


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2150 Lake Shore

2150 Lake Shore development takes another important step

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2150 Lake Shore development takes another important step

The redevelopment plan for the former Christie’s bakery site at 2150 Lake Shore Boulevard and Park Lawn Road in Etobicoke took another important step recently when land owner First Capital Realty submitted a revised proposal to include a new GO station as part of the project.

2150 Lake Shore

The 28-acre site – known, at least temporarily, as 2150 Lake Shore – calls for 15 new residential and office towers, from 16 to 70 storeys, new parks and public spaces and employment.

First Capital proposes to build the new GO station in partnership with Metrolinx and located at the north end of the property. The station is envisioned to be on both sides of the Lakeshore West rail corridor, and both sides of Park Lawn. It is also expected to evolve into a multi-modal transportation hub that would improve local and regional transit access and connectivity.

The 2150 Lake Shore redevelopment is to be completed in multiple phases with new public and private streets, a new public park, and two squares, residential, commercial, retail and institutional uses. The proposal includes a total of 7,139 residential units and 4,425 parking spaces.

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Etobicoke undergoing massive redevelopment

Etobicoke undergoing massive redevelopment

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Etobicoke undergoing massive redevelopment

In real estate terms, an area in transition is a good thing, since it generally refers to progress, development and things being on the upswing.

Etobicoke is just one of those areas.

Really? Etobicoke, that large, narrow north-south swath that stretches from Lake Ontario up to Steeles Ave., and shouldered by Humber River on the east and Etobicoke Creek on the west? With large, well established and affluent neighbourhoods?

Yes, one and the same – the west end locale with the funny name people often mispronounce (FYI the K is silent) – that wasn’t exactly in need of an upgrade.

Blessed with a strong natural location due to its proximity to downtown Toronto, easy access to the QEW and Hwys. 401, 427 and 27, the Bloor subway line and several major TTC and GO Transit hubs, Etobicoke has long been a sought-after residential location.

North Etobicoke, for its easy highway access, plethora of commercial ventures and lower priced real estate. Etobicoke Centre, for its proximity to the Islington-City Centre West central business district, and exclusive neighbourhoods with large, treed properties such as the Kingsway. And South Etobicoke, or Etobicoke Lakeshore, for its prime lakefront location and areas such as Humber Bay and Mystic Pointe.

Southern surge

But when it comes to new condo development and buying opportunities, it’s all about the south. Well, mostly the south, until very recently.

Etobicoke Lakeshore was the first to transition, with the former motel strip at Lakeshore and Park Lawn giving way over the last several years to dozens of new projects. Today it is one of Toronto’s hottest new condo destinations. Your location here is right on Lake Ontario, with outstanding views of downtown Toronto, along the Martin Goodman Trail for cycling and running, and close to the Gardiner to commute into the city and to the QEW to head west. TTC bus and streetcar service is quite literally at your front door.

The area could get another massive boost if a proposed redevelopment of the former Christie’s bakery site at Lake Shore and Park Lawn goes ahead. Owner First Capital Realty’s plan for the 28-acre site – known, at least temporarily, as 2150 Lake Shore – calls for 15 new residential and office towers, from 22 to 71 storeys, new parks and public spaces and employment.

Now the condo boom is spreading north, into the central part of Etobicoke with new developments along Dundas St. W. between Islington and the 427, and several more planned for the south side of Dundas just west of Kipling subway. New condos are also springing up along the 427 near Burnhamthorpe, appealing to those who prefer highway access over transit.

A little further west, the Cloverdale Mall neighbourhood may get a major facelift in the next few years, as QuadReal Property Group is proposing a comprehensive master-plan to redevelop the existing 32-acre mall property into an innovative and dynamic mixed-use urban community. The proposal involves transitioning Cloverdale with a re-envisioned retail offering, residences, parkland and greenspace, community uses and new streets.

Under construction

Indeed, construction will also be the order of the day in Etobicoke Centre. For years. Six Points intersection, known locally as “Spaghetti Junction,” is a complicated interchange where Kipling, Bloor and Dundas all intersect. To support future development in the area, the City is spending tens of millions of dollars to modernize the road and surrounding infrastructure. Plans include improved pedestrian and cycle access, wider sidewalks, more trees, street furniture and improved access to Kipling subway. The station itself is being expanded into a regional transit hub to link the TTC with GO Transit trains and buses, as well as Mississauga Mi-Way bus lines.

Location, location, location

Bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, on the east by the Humber River, on the west by Etobicoke Creek and Mississauga, and on the north by Steeles Ave. W.; population 365,143.

Key landmarks

• Centennial Park

• Etobicoke Waterfront

• Humber River

• Sherway Gardens

• The Old Mill

Select condo developments

Reina Condos by Urban Capital

2150 Lakeshore by First Capital Realty

Empire Phoenix by Empire Communities

IQ3 Condos by Remington Group

Queensway Park by Urban Capital

The Tailor by Marlin Spring

Thirty Six Zorra by Altree Developments

United Kingsway by Fieldgate Urban

Valhalla Town Square by Edilcan Development

Vita Two on the Lake by Mattamy Homes


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An update on Dunpar Homes' communities throughout the GTA

An update on Dunpar Homes’ communities throughout the GTA

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An update on Dunpar Homes’ communities throughout the GTA

In these challenging times, Dunpar Homes remains fully committed to serving its customers safely and responsibly. Construction is continuing and is nearing completion at Dunpar’s Lake Shore Village in south Etobicoke, where homeowners have started moving in. Dunpar is also continuing to sell luxury townhouses at its Streetsville Centre community virtually, using digital technology.

At Lake Shore Village Collection, landscaping is underway and Dunpar is putting the finishing touches on this exclusive community of 73 beautiful, yet affordable, townhomes surrounded by mature trees and stately older homes.

Just a few homes remain available for sale for those aspiring to live in this gem of a neighbourhood close to shopping at Sherway Gardens Mall, schools, parks and greenspace. South Etobicoke is within the city of Toronto, consisting of Mimico, Port Credit, New Toronto and Long Branch. It is becoming a desirable place to live, thanks to its proximity to Lake Ontario and Humber Bay Park. It’s easy to get anywhere within the city from here or to more distant points, thanks to GO Transit and TTC routes servicing the neighbourhood, and its proximity to the Gardiner Expressway.

Lake Shore Village’s three-storey English Georgian Manor-style towns feature three bedrooms, two-car garages and are available in plans from 1,580 to 1,785 sq. ft. Standard features include engineered hardwood flooring in main living areas and upper hallways and nine-ft., six-in. main-floor ceilings. Dream kitchens are outfitted with custom crafted cabinetry, granite countertops and backsplash, extended height upper cabinets and undermount kitchen sinks. A luxury stainless steel appliance package is included.

The homes are within a stone’s throw of the waterfront with its kilometres of trails, sailing clubs and tranquil beaches. Residents will enjoy running, walking the dog and cycling. Five minutes away, Lakeshore Boulevard is being rejuvenated with new eateries, gourmet shops, medical services and grocery stores. Long-time neighbourhood businesses Tom’s Dairy Freeze and SanRemo Bakery & Cafe are still operating, too. Sherway Gardens and Dixie Outlet Mall are a short drive away.

Streetsville is another wonderful gem of a neighbourhood in Mississauga, dubbed “The Village in the City.” The area is named for Timothy Street, who surveyed the last piece of land along the Credit River ceded to the British government in 1818 and who was granted 1,000 acres where Streetsville exists today.

Dunpar Homes’ Streetsville Centre is a collection of 201 classic luxury townhomes just a two-minute walk from the Streetsville GO station and close to schools and recreation facilities.

Homebuyers don’t have to wait to purchase one of these exquisite two-bedroom plus den or three-bedroom townhouses in this great location, as all elements of the sales process can be completed electronically. Dunpar Homes quickly responded to the current market conditions by providing virtual tours of sites, floorplans, master plans, sales presentations, one-on-one virtual meetings and electronic document filing.

Streetsville Centre’s English Georgian Manor-inspired townhomes are spaciously designed, each with two-car garage, beautiful landscaping and many upgraded standard finishes, such as custom natural Indiana Limestone exterior accents and ledger rock Kingston Hue Stone planter boxes. Interior features include nine-ft., six-in. main-floor ceilings, nine-ft. loft ceilings and open-concept layouts, with appointments such as engineered oak flooring, Berber carpet, granite kitchen countertops and backsplash, luxury stainless steel appliances and undercabinet lighting. Ensuite bathrooms come with custom vanity, marble countertop, soaker tub and frameless glass shower door.

As well as the GO, Streetsville Centre’s residents will be able to walk to shops, services, restaurants and entertainment venues in the vibrant neighbourhood. They’ll also enjoy the convenience of being in a location in the heart of the GTA, close to major transit, highways, airports, and Mississauga and Toronto downtowns.

For more than 35 years, Dunpar Homes has been building thoughtfully designed and architecturally unique homes and communities across the GTA. It has built a reputation as a premier builder specializing in luxury townhomes with elegant design, quality craftsmanship and contemporary features. Now it’s demonstrating its ability to adapt to the evolving industry by offering homebuyers comprehensive virtual tools to help them achieve their ownership goals.

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For further information on Dunpar’s various new communities, visit the website.


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Altree Developments breaks ground early at Thirty Six Zorra

Altree Developments breaks ground early at Thirty Six Zorra

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Altree Developments breaks ground early at Thirty Six Zorra

After selling 80 per cent of available units in just six weeks, Altree Developments recently broke ground at Thirty Six Zorra, the company’s landmark condominium at 30 Zorra St. in Etobicoke, in partnership with EllisDon Capital.

The 35-storey tower will feature 459 units in a diverse mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom suites, with top-of-the-line amenities in an easily accessible community. Located in The Queensway and Islington area of Etobicoke, just 10 minutes from downtown Toronto and 15 minutes from Pearson International Airport, the development is expected to serve as a hub for millennials and young families.

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The Tailor

The Tailor Queensway Residences from Marlin Spring

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The Tailor Queensway Residences from Marlin Spring

An era of progress and transformation has finally arrived for the perfectly situated Queensway area. Few districts offer the convenience of shopping, dining and transportation access in such abundance. In recognition of this potential, Marlin Spring is preparing to launch one of their first projects in this surging corridor.

Their first Queensway area project is the 10-storey boutique collection of 141 residences at The Tailor. The choice of name is apt because in this project, Marlin Spring will be offering bespoke unit designs and amenities perfectly suited to the intimate nature of the building.

The suites and the amenity areas are designed by the team at Mason Studio with fastidious attention to detail, and the overall atmosphere in the project will be one of ease, comfort and connection. This sense of community will be enhanced by features such as the pet wash, and the library lounge where you can strike up relaxed conversations with other residents. You can host private gatherings on the lower outdoor terrace with its adjacent party room with fireplace and well-equipped kitchen, or head up to the rooftop lounge and dining spaces in the warmer months. If you are feeling energetic you can give yourself a serious workout in the wellness area designed for the fitness minded by the team at Fuel Training Clubs. For convenience you also have access to parcel storage/delivery and interior, secured access to retailers.

All the suites will feature the finest in contemporary design with elegant finishes and fittings and they will range in size from studio to three-bedroom units. All units will have a bright and open inside/outside ambiance with a walkout to a private terrace in the larger suites and oversized Juliette balcony sliders in many of the smaller units.

Beyond the building, the location may be the greatest feature of all. There will be a transformative building boom along the Queensway over the next decade as many more developers realize how much the area has to offer. Every variety of shopping is mere minutes away; from local boutiques to grocery stores to Big Box stores to the 200 shops of Sherway Gardens . You will have easy access to dozens of restaurants from fine dining to diner, and quite a few of them will be literally steps from The Tailor. The location is a paradise for commuters: you will be six minutes from Mimico GO station and ten from both Kipling and Islington subway stations. You will be a 15-minute drive from downtown Toronto and only two minutes from the Gardiner Expressway, which effortlessly connects you to both the QEW and Hwy. 27. You will also be close to the lake and closer still to parks and schools.

The Tailor Queensway Residences, located at 1197 The Queensway in Etobicoke, is certain to be at the epicentre of the GTA’s next eagerly sought after urban residential community. To discover more about being a neighbour and not just a number, visit tailorresidences.com.

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Parkland on Eglinton West

Live life on your terms at Parkland on Eglinton West

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Live life on your terms at Parkland on Eglinton West

Opening in late 2020 is a new community called Parkland on Eglinton West. Designed for active retirees over the age of 50, this community will offer a variety of amenities, services and conveniences to help residents live their best life.

Here, residents have a choice as to how they want to spend their days. They also have peace of mind knowing that team members are onsite around the clock, along with 24/7 emergency response.

Cost comparison

It’s hard enough to make that all-important decision to sell the family home and scale down to a lifestyle that’s easily adaptable to your current needs. And, when you think of the alternatives, the choices are overwhelming. If you add up what it might cost for the additional services that you’ll eventually need, including meals, transportation and housekeeping, on top of your regular monthly mortgage or rent, plus property taxes and insurance, gas, water and hydro, as well as house repairs or maintenance fees (if living in a condominium), the total sum can be quite shocking. Imagine having everything on one simple monthly bill, and no long-term contracts. At Parkland it’s possible.

Exclusive and inclusive

At Parkland on Eglinton West you have direct access to on-site amenities from your expertly designed apartment, including a fitness centre, a pool, a spa, a golf simulator and three restaurants – just to name a few. In addition, scheduled social, and wellness, activities are available to all residents, and small pets are most welcome.

Each suite is well-appointed with the highest quality finishes, including stainless steel appliances, year-round heating and cooling, stone countertops, an in-suite washer and dryer, as well as plenty of storage. If you don’t like cooking everyday, then you can enjoy all-day dining. There are no restrictive hours or seating plans in the restaurants. You can choose which dining venue you’d prefer by selecting from a choice of seasonally inspired, ever-changing menus. Parkland prides itself on the flexibility to live life your way.

Quality care and service

Parkland is a Canadian, family-owned business with more than 30 years experience in providing quality accommodations, service and care to residents. Parkland understands the importance of aging in place, which is why they offer a lifestyle continuum to support a variety of needs. Residents have a choice of fully independent lifestyle apartments, an all-inclusive lifestyle, assisted living, memory care and enriched care, as well as short-term stays.

The lifestyle apartments and the all-inclusive lifestyle suites are now more than 60 per cent leased. Interested residents can check out this exceptional lifestyle at the presentation centre at 4650 Eglinton Ave West.

Parkland also operates a location in Mississauga, and has future expansion plans in Ajax and Ancaster.

CONTACT INFORMATION

416.997.2647

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Cloverdale Mall

Cloverdale Mall area set for major community development

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Cloverdale Mall area set for major community development

Prospective homebuyers looking for new opportunities in the west end of Toronto might want to keep an eye out for developments around Cloverdale Mall in Etobicoke.

Property owner QuadReal Property Group of Vancouver has big plans for the area that extend well beyond a major redevelopment of the shopping mall itself, which dates back to 1956 when it first opened as an open-air plaza.

Following a year of community consultation, QuadReal plans to submit a rezoning application to the City of Toronto in December, proposing a comprehensive master plan to redevelop the existing 32-acre mall property into an innovative, dynamic and sustainable mixed-use urban community. The plan is to integrate the mall within the surrounding neighbourhoods, providing greenspace, as well as mixed residential, retail and community amenities.

Multi-generational residences

QuadReal says it plans to incorporate feedback from the community, including local residents, business owners and shoppers. To ensure the development is reflective of community values, the company has built a 4,000-sq.-ft. space called the Cloverdale Common within the existing Cloverdale space, which hosts arts and culture programming, events and open houses to discuss the proposed plans. The resulting feedback will be considered in developing the property to include shopping, but also multi-generational residences, all-season parkland, arts and culture programming, fitness and wellness facilities, restaurants and more.

“The new Cloverdale community will offer a diverse mix of residential types, to create housing for all stages of life – from young professionals to seniors, students to families,” Ben Gilbank, director of development at QuadReal, told HOMES Publishing. “A variety of residential types will be provided, including rental, condo and affordable units, enabling cross-generational opportunities for housing. Units will range in size from smaller to larger, family-style units.

Once the proposal is submitted to the City in December, the next few years will be dedicated toward obtaining planning approvals, prior to commencing the first phase of construction, Gilbank adds.

Infrastructure development

Cloverdale is located in the Etobicoke Centre, an area popular for its proximity to the QEW and Hwy 427, the Islington-City Centre West central business district and established neighbourhoods, and which itself is undergoing significant redevelopment. Several new housing developments are in the works along Dundas St. W. between Islington and 427, and more planned for south side of Dundas just west of Kipling subway. New condos are also springing up along the 427 near Burnhamthorpe.

The nearby Six Points intersection, a complicated interchange where Kipling, Bloor and Dundas all intersect, is seeing tens of millions of dollars spent by the City over the next two years to modernize the roads and surrounding infrastructure, to accommodate future development in the area.

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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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Etobicoke is development central, literally

Etobicoke is development central, literally

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Etobicoke is development central, literally

In real estate terms, an area in transition is a good thing, since it generally refers to progress, development and things being on the upswing.

Count Etobicoke as just one of those areas.

Really? Etobicoke, that large, narrow north-south swath that stretches from Lake Ontario up to Steeles Ave., and shouldered by Humber River on the east and Etobicoke Creek on the west? With large, well established and affluent neighbourhoods?

Yes, one and the same – the west end locale with the funny name people often mispronounce (FYI the K is silent) – that wasn’t exactly in need of an upgrade.

Blessed with a strong natural location due to its proximity to downtown Toronto, easy access to the QEW and Hwys. 401, 427 and 27, the Bloor subway line and several major TTC and GO Transit hubs, Etobicoke has long been a sought-after residential location.

North Etobicoke, for its easy highway access, plethora of commercial ventures and lower priced real estate. Etobicoke Centre, for its proximity to the Islington-City Centre West central business district, and exclusive neighbourhoods with large, treed properties such as the Kingsway. And South Etobicoke, or Etobicoke Lakeshore, for its prime lakefront location and areas such as Humber Bay and Mystic Pointe.

Do south

But when it comes to new condo development and buying opportunities, it’s all about the south. Well, mostly the south, until very recently.

Etobicoke Lakeshore was the first to transition, with the former motel strip at Lakeshore and Park Lawn giving way over the last several years to dozens of new projects. Today it is one of Toronto’s hottest new condo destinations. Your location here is right on Lake Ontario, with outstanding views of downtown Toronto, along the Martin Goodman Trail for cycling and running, and close to the Gardiner to commute into the city and to the QEW to head west. TTC bus and streetcar service is quite literally at your front door.

Now the condo boom is spreading north, into the central part of Etobicoke with new developments along Dundas St. W. between Islington and the 427, and several more planned for the south side of Dundas just west of Kipling subway. New condos are also springing up along the 427 near Burhamthorpe, appealing to those who prefer highway access over transit.

Under construction

Indeed, in Etobicoke Centre, construction will be the order of the day. For years. Six Points intersection, known locally as “Spaghetti Junction,” is a complicated interchange where Kipling, Bloor and Dundas all intersect. To support future development in the area, the City is spending tens of millions of dollars over the next two years to modernize the road and surrounding infrastructure. Plans include improved pedestrian and cycle access, wider sidewalks, more trees, street furniture and improved access to Kipling subway. The station itself is being expanded into a regional transit hub to link the TTC with GO Transit trains and buses, as well as Mississauga Mi-Way bus lines.

Location, location, location

Bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, on the east by the Humber River, on the west by Etobicoke Creek and Mississauga, and on the north by Steeles Ave. W.; population 365,143.

Key landmarks

• Centennial Park

• Etobicoke Waterfront

• Humber River

• Sherway Gardens

• The Old Mill

Select condo developments

293 The Kingsway by Benvenuto Group

300 The East Mall by KingSett Capital

327 Royal York Rd. by Vandyk Group

• 689 The Queensway by Parallax Development Corp.

The Tailor by Marlin Spring

Empire Phoenix by Empire Communities

Parkland on Eglinton West by Shannex Inc.

Queensway Park by Urban Capital

Valhalla Town Square by Edilcan Development Corp.

Vita Two on the Lake by Mattamy Homes


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