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The Buildings Show 2021: Building Condition Assessment & Safe Air Quality Solutions
November 11, 2021
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 members of our building science services team will be presenting two full sessions […]
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Questions & Answers – Module 2A (Scope of Work)
November 5, 2021
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 […]
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Cranes in Toronto
Toronto Condos Drive Crane Boom
April 15, 2020
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 […]
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Cranes in Toronto
Increase in Cranes in Toronto’s Downtown
August 8, 2019
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 […]
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McIntosh Perry and the Toronto Skyline
April 30, 2019
McIntosh Perry’s building science services team is proud to have worked on most of these buildings and help develop the Toronto Skyline to what it looks like today.
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Park It: Autonomous Vehicles and Parking
April 15, 2019
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 […]
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Toronto’s Housing Market Sees a Shift to Mid-Rise Development
October 30, 2018
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. […]
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Toronto Considers Supertall Building Proposals
August 25, 2017
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 […]
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GTA Industrial Market Report
August 23, 2017
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 […]
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Why Toronto’s Condo Market is Still in High Demand
July 27, 2017
Toronto’s condo market is still in high demand, even despite the new Ontario foreign-buyer tax. Here are some charts that explain why and how the market is not dying any time soon. First, construction hit an all-time high in Ontario in the second quarter of 2017. Contractors are building enough to meet the demand in […]
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Map of Tallest Buildings in Toronto
March 2, 2015
The Toronto Skyline has changed a lot over the last few years, and it’s going to change even more. There are 27 tall buildings under construction, and the good people at Livabl have mapped them out: Map of tallest buildings currently under construction in Toronto To read the full article, please visit here. To receive […]
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Skyscraper City Toronto
June 3, 2013
A recent report shows Toronto has more tall buildings under construction than any other North American city, with the number of skyscrapers increasing by 40 percent in 2016.    Read more about the number of skyscrapers in Toronto here. To find out how we can help you with your next project, call us toll free […]
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