Monthly Archives: November 2015

Month: November 2015 Yonge and Bloor Joins Larger Mink Mile Strip To Reshape Canada’s Hottest Retail Corner

  TORONTO — Yonge and Bloor has been called the busiest intersection in the country. The traffic alone is relentless — in a 24-hour span 401,250 subway riders, 51, 392 pedestrians and 31,600 vehicles pass through where Toronto’s Yonge and Bloor streets connect. Now developers have plans to add even more to the mix at the intersection, the cross-section of the city’s two subway lines and a growing destination point for tourists from around the world visiting the city. Three of its four corners are in the process of either changing hands or introducing major new tenants into the retail

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Month: November 2015 Downtown Toronto East Growth to Watch For in 2015

  After a week of what seemed like new building announcements every day, we are digging back into our overview series of development growth areas to watch across Toronto in 2015. We have already covered several areas of town including North York Centre and East, Yonge-Eglinton, St. Clair West, Bloor-Yorkville, Downtown North, and most recently, Church and Jarvis Streets. Today we continue east of Downtown, grouping buildings based on their proximity to the three north/south corridors of Sherbourne, Parliament, and River Streets. We will start on Bloor west of Sherbourne, head south on Sherbourne to the lake, move east to Parliament, snake north along Parliament and adjacent

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Month: November 2015 Bloor-Yorkville and Surroundings Growth to Watch For in 2015

  we started off our preview of 2015 with articles covering two of midtown Toronto’s primary growth nodes, Yonge and Eglinton and St. Clair Avenue West. Today we continue our Growth to Watch For series with a look at the many current and future developments in the works for the posh Bloor-Yorkville area and its surroundings. The area has evolved from a village to a gritty bohemian cultural enclave, then into a chic shopping destination, and now into one of the most sought after live-work-play-shop locales in all of Canada. With its success, Bloor-Yorkville’s borders continue to expand as new developments on the

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Month: November 2015 Downtown Toronto North Growth To watch In 2015

  UrbanToronto’s stories on areas of the city to watch for development in 2015 now rises to five, adding Bay and Yonge Streets between Downtown and Bloor-Yorkville to our previous articles covering North York Centre and East, Yonge-Eglinton, St. Clair West, and Bloor-Yorkville. Intensification in the area we are calling Downtown North follows within a block of  Bay and Yonge, the two major north-south streets in the area. We will head down Bay just south of our Bloor-Yorkville story coverage area, then turn northwards before Queen Street and head north again. Surrounding areas will follow in upcoming reports.   The Bay Street Corridor At the

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