What is the King Street Pilot?

By: Michael Eisner

What is the King Street Pilot?

Tags: Toronto Streetcar King Street Pilot Project Downtown

King Street is the busiest surface transit route in the city, moving more than 65,000 riders on an average weekday, compared to about 20,000 vehicles per day. The King Street Transit Pilot is about improving transit reliability, speed, and capacity between Bathurst Street and Jarvis Street, by restricting through traffic, but still allowing local traffic access. The City of Toronto has b...Read More

Demand Bounces Back for October GTA Home Sales: TREB

By: Michael Eisner

Demand Bounces Back for October GTA Home Sales: TREB

Tags: TREB Real Estate Statistics Market Report Toronto GTA

It appears home buyers are starting to warm back up to the market after a slower-than-typical autumn season. The Toronto Real Estate Board reports that sales saw an unusually strong surge between September and October – a sign the psychological barriers that had frightened buyers following the introduction of the Fair Housing Plan are starting to subside. Sales rose 12 per cent mo...Read More

Google sister company makes 'bold bet' with new tech-focused neighbourhood 'Sidewalk Toronto'

By: Michael Eisner

Google sister company makes 'bold bet' with new tech-focused neighbourhood 'Sidewalk Toronto'

Tags: Google Neigbourhood Waterfront Toronto Tech Startup Development Sidewalk Labs

Waterfront Toronto has announced that Sidewalk Labs, Google's city-building sister company, will be its partner in creating a new tech-focused neighbourhood on the eastern Toronto waterfront. Reports began circulating last spring that Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet Inc., was eyeing the unassuming piece of low-slung industrial area for its first ...Read More

Resident BBQ Tonight

By: Michael Eisner

Resident BBQ Tonight

Tags: BBQ 25 The Esplanade Residents Toronto Downtown

Dear residents of 25 The Esplanade, this is a friendly reminder of the upcoming Resident BBQ on Thursday August 24, 2017! We are looking forward to see you there. If you did not submit an RSVP, please feel free to come by anyway! ...Read More

Housing slowdown? New condo sales are booming in Toronto

By: Michael Eisner

Housing slowdown? New condo sales are booming in Toronto

Tags: Real Estate Toronto Condo Housing New Developments Sell Buy Investments Stats

Toronto’s resale housing market has cooled off considerably since Ontario’s move to rein in frenzied activity. Meanwhile, demand is only increasing for new condo units. Sales of new condos in the census metropolitan area totalled 12,138 in the second quarter, up 62 per cent from a year earlier, according to data provided by BMO Nesbitt Burns. Inventory levels have more than halved ov...Read More

St. Lawrence neighbourhood in the heart of it all

By: Michael Eisner

St. Lawrence neighbourhood in the heart of it all

Tags: St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood 25 The Esplanade Toronto Downtown Best Neighbourhood

There are few areas in Toronto — or anywhere in the world for that matter — as distinctive as the St. Lawrence neighbourhood. Nestled between the glass towers of the financial district, the Victorian warehouses of the Distillery District, the waterfront and Queen Street, it’s a place where within a few minutes walk, one can attend a major sporting or cultural event, hop a ferry ...Read More

AVERAGE PRICE OF A CONDO IN TORONTO PASSES $500k

By: Michael Eisner

AVERAGE PRICE OF A CONDO IN TORONTO PASSES $500k

Tags: Real Estate Toronto Prices Condo Investment

Toronto's real estate market might be cooling, but prices remain high as ever, especially since homes continue to sell well over asking. But how are things looking for condos? According to a new report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), which looked at the GTA condo market during the second financial quarter (April to June) of 2017, the average selling price f...Read More

CN Tower Ranked One Of The Most Popular Landmarks In The World

By: Michael Eisner

CN Tower Ranked One Of The Most Popular Landmarks In The World

Tags: CN Tower Landmark Toronto Downtown

The CN Tower stars in most photos of Toronto, but our local landmark is also pretty popular around the globe. According to a new a report from the travel company On the Go Tours called "The Wonders of the World, According to Instagram," the CN Tower is the 11th most popular landmark in the world. The travel company looked at 50 of the world's most prominent landmarks...Read More

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