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  • gta-post-1-sept-2-2020
    BUILDING THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW TODAY
    September 2, 2020, Comments Off

    A new development in Guelph will introduce the first carbon-neutral condominium project to the real estate market in Canada. Terra View Custom Homes is building a residential development on a ...

  • to-post-2-august-28-2020
    SHIFTING MODES
    August 28, 2020, Comments Off

    The Mimico Triangle area in South Etobicoke is likely to see some major development in the near future, much of it centring around a planned expansion of train service through ...

  • to-post-1-august-28-2020
    INTENSIFYING FOREST HILL VILLAGE
    August 28, 2020, Comments Off

    If approved, a development proposal in the Forest Hill Village area would add significant density to the community and could set a precedent for higher levels of development in the ...

  • gta-post-2-august-27
    A QUESTION OF SUSTAINABILITY
    August 26, 2020, Comments Off

    Two weeks after the province introduced its preferred route for a new 400-series highway across the GTA, a report issued by Environmental Defence, Sustainable Vaughan, and Transport Action Ontario throws ...

  • gta-post-1-august-27
    ENVISIONING INTENSIFICATION
    August 26, 2020, Comments Off

    Intensification of a major transit station with the creation of a dense, complete community is seen as critical to supporting growth in Milton. At its meeting August 24, Town of ...

  • to-post-2-august-21-2020
    FASTER, CHEAPER, SIMPLER
    August 21, 2020, Comments Off

    A housing infill project under construction in a Queen Street East community is meant to demonstrate a development method that permits faster, cheaper and more environmentally sustainable construction than most ...

  • to-post-1-august-21-2020
    RECONCEPTUALIZING ROOMING HOUSES
    August 21, 2020, Comments Off

    A historic property in Cabbagetown is going to be restored, reconstructed and reconceived in a way that its new owner hopes will become a new model for operating rooming houses ...

  • gta-post-1-august-19-2020
    DENSITY ON THE HORIZON
    August 19, 2020, Comments Off

    A recently-approved development proposal in the City of Barrie will bring significant density to a low-rise area and signals a major change for the future shape of the city. At ...

  • to-post-1-august-14-2020
    RECONSIDERING HERITAGE
    August 14, 2020, Comments Off

    The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has ordered that the City of Toronto make significant amendments to its St. Lawrence Heritage Conservation District Plan on the grounds that the plan ...

  • gta-post-2-august-12-2020
    SETTLEMENT, TAKE TWO
    August 12, 2020, Comments Off

    Following years of debate, a townhouse development in Burlington is moving ahead following a decision by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) to approve a settlement between the applicant and ...