Toronto

Questions & Answers – Module 4A (Consultant Design Certificates)

Written by, Rand Mahmoud, BSc. (Hons), Project Coordinator, Building Quality Assurance, at McIntosh Perry. Once Module 2A (Scope of Work) is submitted to Tarion to outline the work related to a new condominium, design consultants must submit Module 4A (Design Certificate). This is a crucial document that needs to be addressed and closely looked at... Read more »

The Buildings Show 2021: Building Condition Assessment & Safe Air Quality Solutions

The Building Show is North America’s largest event for products, services, educational programming and professional networking. Bringing together Construct Canada, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, PM Expo, and World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion under one roof for the built community. We’re excited that our team will be presenting two full sessions at this year’s conference. The... Read more »

Questions & Answers – Module 2A (Scope of Work)

Written by, Rand Mahmoud, BSc. (Hons), Project Coordinator, Building Quality Assurance, at McIntosh Perry. A new condominium is one of the most complex construction projects with lots of moving parts. If you’re building a condominium in Ontario, you have to manage the Tarion process, which some find confusing. As one of the preeminent providers of... Read more »

Toronto Condos Drive Crane Boom

Offering a glimmer of hope in a volatile market, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) tops the North American Crane Index with 27 per cent of the cranes on the continent, handily beating other major urban areas such as Los Angeles and New York. The report, created by RLB, tracks the number of cranes in Q1... Read more »

Increase in Cranes in Toronto’s Downtown

Construction is ramping up in downtown Toronto. The city has the most cranes not just in Canada, but in North America, according to a recent article from blogTO.  As of RLB’s July 2019 Crane Index, Toronto has 120 cranes for both residential and mixed-used projects which is up from 104 in January.   “The spring season has seen an increase in cranes in Toronto’s downtown; however, most... Read more »

McIntosh Perry and the Toronto Skyline

McIntosh Perry is proud to have worked on most of these buildings and help develop the Toronto Skyline to what it looks like today.  Check out the video below, courtesy of Point 2 Homes.  

Park It: Autonomous Vehicles and Parking

Autonomous vehicles are already re-shaping how we think about driving – but as they rise in popularity, they’re also primed to have a major impact on parking, real estate and future city planning. The use of owned or leased vehicles is reducing with the popularity of shared-ride service providers, environmental concerns, increased walkability, as well... Read more »

Toronto’s Housing Market Sees a Shift to Mid-Rise Development

There’s a subtle shift under way in the Greater Toronto Area’s pre-sale condominium market in 2018: As developers are launching fewer towering projects designed to woo investors, they are finding there’s still a strong market for people looking to pay a little more money for a larger, family-friendly unit in neighbourhoods outside the downtown core.... Read more »

Toronto Considers Supertall Building Proposals

Plenty of developers are trying to get an approval from the city to build the first supertall building in Toronto. Currently, buildings over 90 storeys are considered supertall. The city currently has three, and some proposed buildings would be classified as supertall – the YSL building (98 storeys), 1 Yonge Street (95 storeys) and The... Read more »

GTA Industrial Market Report

According to a recent report from Colliers, the GTA industrial market reported a 2.7% availability rate in the second quarter of 2017. A total of 2,534,996 square feet of new supply became available in this quarter, all in the GTA West. The average sales price per square foot in GTA was $169, which was a... Read more »