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New Aquavista waterfront condos from Tridel

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In June of 2013, Toronto condominium developer Tridel Corp. and real estate developer Hines International officially revealed plans for the first residences to be built at the new Bayside community on Toronto’s waterfront. Aqualina at Bayside, a condominium community designed by architectural firm Arquitectonica, will rise on the waterfront location bounded by Sherbourne Common, a new Waterfront Promenade, a new road called Merchants’ Wharf, and Queen’s Quay Boulevard. The new neighbourhood of East Bayfront will contain 3 million square feet of residential and commercial space, all on the water’s edge. As Tridel vice president of sales and marketing, Jim Ritchie, commented at the time, “There are few condominium locations which ... Read More »

Grand opening: luxury living at Sherwood at Huntington

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Toronto home buyers in the market for luxury condominiums have a stately new building to tempt them. Tridel and partner Concert have announced the grand opening of Sherwood at Huntington, a sister community to Blythwood at Huntington. Sherwood will have just ninety-one generously proportioned residences, offering scenic ravine and city views from balconies, terraces and patios. The eight-storey building is designed in traditional style, with verandah-like balconies, elegant wrought iron railings, large windows and many sophisticated features. The combination of formal landscaping around the building and its natural ravine setting give the property a distinctive country estate atmosphere. As befits a luxury home, Sherwood at Huntington will take its place in ... Read More »

Three-bedroom condos? Tridel has them

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City councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam was on the CBC television news last night calling for condo developers to build more condos that are large enough for families with children. She represents the Toronto Centre-Rosedale ward, which includes long stretches of some of the most densely developed streets in the city—Avenue Road/Queen’s Park, Bay, Yonge, Church, Jarvis. What she wants to see is builders offering a range of housing, and three-bedroom apartments is one option she’d like to see. Given that Toronto is becoming more and more a city of condo dwellers, particularly in the downtown core, it only makes sense that builders build what people need. The vast majority of condos ... Read More »

Decorate with Decorium for 30 per cent off at West Village

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For many home buyers, especially first-timers, moving into the new home is a time to buy new furnishings to go with it. If it is your first home, chances are you don’t even own a dining suite, a decent sofa, coffee table, lamps or even a bed. Or perhaps the furniture you have just doesn’t go with the new place, and it’s time for a whole new look. Of course, acquiring these items new can be a major expense at a time when you may already feel stretched. To help lighten the load, Tridel has teamed with Toronto home furnishings supplier Decorium. Two model suites at Tridel’s brand new West ... Read More »

Award-winning Alexandra Park construction gets underway

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Construction of the revitalized Alexandra Park community in downtown Toronto began just this month, and the huge redevelopment has already been given an award for planning excellence, Neighbourhood Planning category, by the Canadian Institute of Planners. Alexandra Park is an eighteen-acre site, originally developed in the late 1960s, bounded by Dundas, Spadina, Queen and Bathurst. The design excellence award, which went to Urban Strategies Inc., must be gratifying to all of  the project’s stakeholders, for a great deal of planning, with valuable input from residents, went into the master plan for the project. The process took more than five years and involved hundreds of meetings, many of them involving the ... Read More »

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