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Musée Condos

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Amidst a civilized, tree-lined pocket off Adelaide West, near the vibrant street scene along King Street West, is a cosmopolitan condominium like no other. Musée elevates the urban experience with places and spaces
that prompt surprise and delight.

The 21-storey building brings an unmistakable gravitas to the neighbourhood. The dark and dramatic, stone-like base is paired with a luminous glass tower. Brilliant splashes of colour are scattered throughout, much like an immense painted canvas of a field accented with bunches of bright wild flowers.

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The modern lobby with its long, low Zen fireplace invites the outside in. Dramatically long and deep sofas interrupt texts and tweets with a social space that encourages lounging and laughing with friends. With dramatic architecture, exquisitely detailed interiors and luxurious amenities, Musée presents an uncompromisingly sophisticated take on urban style.

Features & Finishes

DESIGN AND DECOR FEATURES
•Solid core suite entry door, contemporary hardware, deadbolt lock, keyed entry, through-door viewer •Modern designer selected interior doors with lever door hardware in satin nickel finish throughout •Painted baseboard trim with matching door casings and jambs throughout •Hard surface flooring* or 60 oz. carpet* or Berber/Sisal style broadloom* in entrance area (if any), kitchen, living/dining area, bedroom(s) and den as per Vendor’s plan; white ceramic tile flooring in laundry area •Horizontal white mini-blinds on all exterior windows •Rocker style white light switches and matching white receptacles •Ceiling light in walk-in closet; bedroom(s) and den as per Vendor’s Plan •Capped ceiling outlet in the dining area as per Vendor’s plan •White designer selected windows and sliding door sills as per Vendor’s plan

COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE FEATURES
•Individually controlled year-round heating and air-conditioning systems (heat pump) with thermostat to suit Purchaser’s personal comfort levels •All water (for drinking, bathing, washing and cooking) filtered by the Building’s central-source water filtration system •Pre-wiring and outlets for telephone/cable television/internet access in living room, bedroom(s) and den as per Vendor’s plan •Individual consumption meter for electricity to reflect Purchaser’s personal consumption; separate billing from the Corporation or its service provider •Thermally isolated double-glazed windows throughout with operable sections as per Vendor’s plan •Intrusion alarm rough-in for suite entry door(s) and for windows on Level 1, which rough-in shall be provided for Purchaser’s own remote monitored individual intrusion alarm system •Built-in heat detector(s) as per Building Code •Stacked full-sized white front-loading washer and dryer vented to the outdoors •Sliding glass door or swing door with full glazing for access to Balcony,Terrace or Patio as per Vendor’s plan •Balconies have waterproof electrical outlet •Terraces and Patios have outdoor wall light, waterproof electrical outlet and hose bib as per Vendor’s plan

KITCHEN FEATURES
•Solid granite slab countertop* or quartz countertop* as per Vendor’s plan •Kitchen cabinets* with a full bank of drawers as per Vendor’s plan •Engineered laminate flooring* in kitchen where applicable as per Vendor’s plan •Light valances under upper kitchen cabinets as per Vendor’s plan •Small format halogen track lighting fixture as per Vendor’s plan •Ceramic tile* or glass tile* backsplash, all as per Vendor’s plan •Stainless steel undermounted kitchen sink as per Vendor’s plan •Single-lever kitchen faucet with integral pull-out vegetable spray •Slide-in glass cooktop and self-cleaning oven; built-in multicycle dishwasher; frost-free double door refrigerator with bottom mount freezer; built-in combination microwave over/range hood vented directly to the outdoors (stainless steel facing for each appliances)

WASHROOM FEATURES
•Solid marble slab vanity countertop* with undermounted square format sink and square format faucet •Vanity cabinet* with space saver drawer as per Vendor’s plan •Ceramic or porcelain tile flooring* and tile baseboard as per Vendor’s plan •Small format halogen pot lighting in dropped washroom ceiling as per Vendor’s plan •Full-height, full-width fitted mirror above vanity countertop as per Vendor’s plan (decorative mirror in powder room) •Wall-mounted square format temperature balance controls and rainshower shower head •Privacy lock on washroom door •Washroom ventilation fan vented directly to the outdoors

 

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Condo Pro: The Investment of a Lifetime

By Barbara Lawlor

A substantial percentage of our clients at Baker Real Estate Incorporated buy condos as an investment to add to their financial portfolio. Real estate remains one of the soundest investments anyone can make. In fact, many people feel more comfortable investing in the tangible asset of a condominium rather than stocks and bonds. Historically, those who ride out the lows of occasional real estate cycles do well in the long run. A lot of our investors are international buyers who recognize the value in our spectacular condos. They come from all over the world and from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures.
From their point of view, they know that we have thousands of newcomers to the GTA each year, and they all need a roof over their head. Many begin by renting, so the demand for rental condominium suites promises to remain strong for years to come. We even see bidding wars going on for rental accommodations.
The point is that purchasing a condominium suite with the intention of renting it out is a viable financial strategy. Considering bang for the buck, you get a lot for the price per square foot when you go condo. In addition, condominiums are bound to increase in demand across the GTA as our strong immigration continues and the price of low-rise homes rises even more. Renters know that the amenities and landscaping in a condo will be kept up well, and that with many owners living in the building, their neighbours will take care of their homes. This is a win-win situation.
Here are a few tips for making the most of your decision to buy a condo as an investment.
· Buy early in the marketing/sales process to get the best price.
· Buying early usually means delivery dates are between three and six years, and many buyers make money and earn equity before occupancy.
· Today’s condos are typically built close to transit nodes and have amenities within walking distance, as well as beautiful amenities right in the buildings. Be sure to select a convenient location.
· Most investors select from the builder’s standard finishes, which are gorgeous today. A lot of the new suites come with hardwood or laminate flooring in the main living areas because so many people have allergies today. Think neutral with choosing, as these finishes appeal to a broader target market.
· When you consider the kind of suite to purchase, look carefully at the difference in price between a one-bedroom and one-plus-den. Often, the ability to charge more for rent for a unit with a den outweighs the extra amount at purchase. The den really opens up your market for renters, as it can be used as an office, or a second bedroom with a Murphy bed in it. In essence, these become junior two-bedroom suites. And if the suite has two bathrooms, all the better, especially if a couple students are sharing the space. If your pocketbook can handle only one bedroom, it is still a wise investment choice as a starter rental. These suites are rented are filling a major void in today’s market.
· Be sure to buy from a reputable builder with a track record for success with striking condominiums in amazing locations. I am happy to say that you have excellent choices in Toronto and beyond.
If you choose to live in the condominium you buy, your suite can still be considered an “investment” in two ways: in your quality of life and your peace of mind. Condos save time with so many amenities close by and maintenance taken care of by the Condominium Board. In addition, it is comforting to come home to a building where you know the concierge has a vigilant eye-on-the-street and security monitors for areas like underground parking.
However you slice it, buying a condominium is a great idea for anyone, investor or end-user, of any age – and the sooner, the better!
Source: Toronto Star.
 

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Aqualina at Bayside

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Aqualina at Bayside Toronto will be the first residential phase of a 13 acre mixed use development called Bayside Toronto. Valued at over $1.1 billion, Bayside will be the first neighbourhood in downtown Toronto to feature two million square feet of residential, commercial and cultural uses, all on the water’s edge.

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Designed by world renowned architects, Arquitectonica, the 363 suite condominium will spearhead Hines’ ambitious plan to develop Bayside Toronto into the premier neighbourhood on Toronto’s downtown waterfront.

Aqualina Condos will offer purchasers iconic architecture, distinctive interiors, desirable amenities, and an unparalleled waterfront location

Aqualina at Bayside is a result of the creative vision of Arquitectonica’s New York office, an award winning architectural firm based in Miami. The project is being led by the firm’s partner Bernardo Fort-Brescia who is bringing an innovative and distinctive geometric approach to the exterior design of the 13-storey condominium.

Aqualina Condos will be defined by a series of distinctive prismatic cubes made of glass and steel, featuring facades accented by angled fenestration and balcony designs intended to maximize views of the Toronto cityscape and lake.

The condominium’s interior public spaces and amenity areas will be designed by the award winning Canadian firm of II BY IV Design Associates. Landscape design for the condominium will be led by West 8 + DTAH the award-winning team also responsible for the design of East Bayfront‘s public realm including the streetscapes, water’s edge promenade and boardwalk. West 8 + DTAH is also leading the design for the revitalization of Queens Quay which includes a new south side promenade, off-street Martin Goodman Trail and integrates the proposed Light Rail Transit line through the community.

Aqualina Bayside will contain 363 condominium suites, ranging from one-bedroom to three bedroom residences designed with families in mind. Suite sizes will range from 560 square feet 52m²) to just over 2,100 square feet (195m²).

Among the distinctive features of Bayside, is what is likely to be the fastest residential Internet service in the city. Delivered by Beanfield Condoconnect’s ultra-high speed broadband fiber optic network, users will enjoy wireless speeds up to 100 megabits a second.

Aqualina at Bayside will pursue a LEED® Platinum designation and will be part of Toronto’s first LEED®-ND Gold neighbourhood. Tridel, which was selected as the exclusive residential partner by master developer Hines, has established a reputation as Canada‘s leading environmentally sensitive, green residential developer earning several industry awards and distinctions for its Built Green.

Ceiling Height:

9’ standard (Premium applies where ceiling is 10′)

Price list & Floor Plan available upon request

EPOSIT STRUCTURE

  • 5% due on signing
  • 5% due 120 days after signing
  • 5% due 270 days after signing
  • 5% due 450 days after signing

METERING

Suites are individually metered for electricity, heating, cooling, and water

ESTIMATED MAINTENANCE FEES: $0.51/sq.ft.***

TENTATIVE OCCUPANCY DATE: Fall 2016

PARKING:

  • Parking available for 1 Bedroom plus Den suite and larger at $45,000
  • Signature Collection: 1 parking included

FLOOR PREMIUMS

  • $1,000 Floor increment applies
  • $5,000 Floor increment applies
  • $10,000 Floor increment applies
1 Terrace Option available
* Prices and Specifications subject to change without notice, E. & O.E. June 21, 2013. The approximate areas or square footages of the above-noted suites (and of the balconies or terraces associated therewith) are subject to change without notice, and the Vendor/Declarant shall have no liability for any resulting variance(s) between the actual final area(s) thereof and the stated area(s) outlined above. **Based on 2013 Property Tax Rates by the City of Toronto ***Excludes parking and locker maintenance, as well as the approximate $60 Beanfield monthly internet sen/ice. Last Updating June 24, 2013

Important Message: In order for an investor to take advantage of Buying Pre-construction Condos is to buy before it is open to the public. Prior to opening day of a new condo sales office to the general public, prices may have gone up. This will be an opportunity for you to invest in a unit at the lowest price possible before its open to the public. You can be one of the first purchasers to be invited to Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event long before the presentation centre opens to the public. This gives you an opportunity to have the first access to inventory, best pick at unit levels, floor plans, lowest price not available to the public and the ability to take advantage of Platinum VIP Condo Incentives the builder may offer.  This is a perfect opportunity at the Platinum VIP Price.

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The Hub Condos

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Live Life on Tomorrow’s Fast Lane. Make the Switch. With its uptown edge, this new residential development by award-winning Empire Communities will play a key role in this Eg-West area’s entire renewal. With condo suites, new neighbourhood-friendly shops, services, and the Eglinton Crosstown LRT right at your front door, where else would you rather be? First in can take advantage of the good-value combination of a yet-to-be-discovered neighbourhood. Get connected to The Hub.

Price list and Floor Plans Available Upon Request!

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The Hub Condos located at the corner of Eglinton and Oakwood, 1603 Eglinton is currently the site of a single-storey commercial building. Empire Communities is planning build a 16-storey condominium with some retail space integrated into the ground floor.

Starting from the low $200’s

Important Message: In order for an investor to take the most advantage of Buying Pre-construction Condos is to buy before its open to the public. Prior to opening day of a new condo sales office to the general public, prices may have gone up. This will be an opportunity for you to invest in a unit at the lowest price possible before its open to the public. You can be one of the first purchasers to be invited to Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event long before the presentation centre opens to the public. This gives you an opportunity to have the first access to inventory, best pick at unit levels, floor plans, lowest price not available to the public and the ability to take advantage of Platinum VIP Condo Incentives the builder may offer.  This is a perfect opportunity at the Platinum VIP Price.

For more information and to register now for The Hub Condos Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event please fill out the form below, we can only bring limited customers into the Platinum VIP Sales Event, so pre-register now for priority access:

 

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Grand Palace Condominiums

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Grand Palace Condos is a new condo project in Richmond Hill by Guizzetti Corporation located at Yonge St. & Weldrick Rd. and available in the mid $300,000’s. Taste the Luxury life at Grand Palace Condos, 15 floors towers with great views of Richmond Hill… The surrounding fine shops and restaurants make this the perfect neighbourhood for a soothing stroll. Become part of a superb and established community featuring beautiful estates, golf courses, and luxury living amenities! Your neighbourhood is one of prestige, safety and splendor.

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Home is where the heart is, and in the heart of Richmond Hill stands a refuge for the refined. Welcome to the future of condominium living, where superior construction meets elegance and function meets luxury. It’s all here in one architectural marvel on the West side of Yonge – convenience, creature comforts and all the lavish trimmings.

Grand Palace Condos’ suite is a haven of stately grace. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide natural daylight and your window to the world. Every detail is of the finest quality, including deluxe appliances, fixtures and imported granite, marble and ceramic finishes. Within this contemporary design the final touches are uniquely yours. Select a design package for an ambiance that reflects your own inimitable sense of style

Luxury Features & Finishes

Imported Stone Countertops

  • No two cuts of stone are ever alike. The elegant centerpiece of your future kitchen and bathrooms is guaranteed to be one-of-a-kind.
  • Choose from an exquisite array of granite countertops for the kitchen (including breakfast bar where applicable) and bathrooms.

Fisher & Paykel refrigeration

  • The Grand Palace is proud to present the elite Energy Star certified Fisher & Paykel EZKleen stainless-steel “Active Smart” refrigerator, a brand long synonymous with style and cutting-edge innovation.

Water Saving Fixtures

  • In the kitchen, premium fixtures include a double sink and single-level faucet with pull-out vegetable sprayer for double the convenience.
  • In the bathrooms, enjoy temperature-and pressure-balanced fixtures throughout plus under-mount sinks and a 5’ soaker tub.

A Grand Entrance

  • The foyer features a 9’ ceiling and mirrored closet doors. *

Sense of Greatness

  • Smooth-finished 9’ standard ceilings create an enhanced sense of spaciousness in the kitchen and all bathrooms.

Prestigious Floor Coverings

  • Luxury at your feet. Your suite features premium laminate flooring in the bedroom, living room, dining room, den – even the kitchen in all open-concept layouts.
  • Should you desire, carpeting can be substituted in the bedroom.
  • Premium porcelain tiles complete the picture in all bathrooms and kitchen (when layout permits). Your choice of porcelain or ceramic in foyer.

Gourmet Kitchens

  • Stylish entertaining begins and ends in your gourmet Grand Palace kitchen, tastefully designed for your convenience and culinary pleasure.
  • Custom-designed contemporary kitchen cabinetry features 42” uppers with extra depth over the Fisher & Paykel refrigerator, with cabinet doors available in your choice of 6 dramatic door profiles and 3 exciting colours.
  • Get more done with the power of Whirlpool appliances. Designer Whirlpool kitchen appliances include an Energy Star® stainless-steel high-efficiency time-delay dishwasher, stainless-steel self-clean built-in combination oven, 30° electric ceramic glass cook top, and a 30”wall-mount glass canopy hood or a 20 cubic-foot stainless-steel microwave/hood fan combo.
  • Attractive backsplash options include your choice of modern mosaic or ceramic tiles.
  • Under-mount sink offers a clean countertop to showcase the designer stone to dramatic effect.
  • Under valence & lighting.

Laundry

  • Whirlpool full-sized stacked front-loading dryer and Energy Star® high-efficiency front-loading washer.
  • Premium ceramic flooring.

Spa-Like Retreats

  • Elegant full bathrooms offer modern luxury features including built in deep soaker tubs with a full-height ceramic surround.
  • Ensuites include a separate shower with recessed lighting and frameless tempered glass enclosure.
  • Custom double-door vanity, granite countertop and a medicine cabinet with mirrored door above.
  • Convenient light in the shower.
  • Dual-flush high-performance toilet saves water.

Design & Comfort Details

BASEBOARDS & CASINGS (PSC Certified)

  • Architecturally designed modern 5” baseboards.
  • Painted casings on interior doors.

HARDWARE

  • Lush brushed-metal hardware.

PAINT

  • Walls, baseboards, trim and doors to be professionally painted with primer and finished with two coats of off-white eggshell wall paints (no-or low-VOC).

WINDOWS

  • Architecturally designed aluminum window frames with thermally insulated low-e coated double-pane sealed glazed window units that conserve energy.

COMFORT SYSTEMS

  • Year-round in-suite individual climate control ensures your suite is heated or cooled to your personal comfort.

COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

  • Pre-wired cable, television and telephone outlets throughout offer modern communication convenience. *

LIGHTING

  • Artfully designed ceiling-mounted halogen track lighting and under-cabinet task lighting in the kitchen.
  • Distinctive ceiling light fixtures in foyer, kitchen, den, hallways and walk-in closets. **
  • White Decora light switches and electrical outlets.
  • Capped outlets in the dining room and bedrooms.

Live in Absolute Comfort & Peace of Mind

  • Courteous concierge service will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the residential lobby.
  • Easy-use security card access at all entrances keeps the building safe from unwanted visitors.
  • Closed circuit television monitoring in underground parking for greater peace of mind.

The Height of Elegance

  • All penthouse suites feature soaring 10’ ceilings.

Relax Outside

  • Spacious balconies and terraces are perfect for outdoor entertaining.
*As per plan.
**As per vendor’s standard samples. All dimensions, including ceiling height and area, if any, are approximate and may change. Actual living area may vary from any stated floor plan. References to model types or model numbers refer to current manufacturer’s models. If these types or models shall change, the Vendor shall provide an equivalent model and the Purchaser is bound to accept the same. The Vendor shall have the right to substitute other products and materials for those listed in this Schedule or described in other plans and specifications provided to the Purchaser by the Vendor, provided that the substituted products and materials are of a quality equal to, or better, than the products and materials so listed or so provided. The Purchaser acknowledges that some items displayed in the presentation centre of the Vendor may not be standard features and finishes and may (if available) be purchased from the Vendor at an extra cost. Selections of all features and finishes, where the Purchaser is given the option to select the model, style and/or colour, shall be made from the Vendor’s predetermined standard selections. All features and finishes may vary from suite to suite. Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. E.&O.E. May 2011

 

TOWER A

Number of Suites: 168
Number of Levels: 15

PRICING:

Floor Increments vary depending on views and locations.
See Sales Representatives for details, H.S.T. included in all prices.

PARKING:

One Parking Space Included. Additional Parking Space $25,000 + HST

LOCKER:

Available at $2,500 per Locker + HST.

MAINTENANCE FEES:

Approximately $0.54 per square feet per month.
Includes: Building Insurance and the upkeep of common areas, heat/air conditioning.
Excludes: Hydro, water, parking, locker, cable, phone, internet plus applicable taxes.

DEPOSIT STRUCTURE:

$5,000 with Offer
5% less $5,000 in 30 Days
5% in 90 Days
5% in 120 Days
5% in 365 Days

PROPERTY TAXES:

Estimated at 1.25% of the Purchase Price per annum.

Tentative Occupancy

Summer 2014

Prices & Specifications subject to change without notice. E&O.E. May 02, 2012. Admin Last Updating May 12, 2012

TOWER B

Number of Suites: 168
Number of Levels: 15

PRICING:

Floor Increments vary depending on views and locations.
See Sales Representatives for details, H.S.T. included in all prices.

PARKING:

One Parking Space Included. Additional Parking Space $25,000 + HST

LOCKER:

Available at $2,500 per Locker + HST.

MAINTENANCE FEES:

Approximately $0.54 per square feet per month.
Includes: Building Insurance and the upkeep of common areas, heat/air conditioning.
Excludes: Hydro, water, parking, locker, cable, phone, internet plus applicable taxes.

DEPOSIT STRUCTURE:

$5,000 with Offer
5% less $5,000 in 30 Days
5% in 90 Days
5% in 120 Days
5% in 365 Days

PROPERTY TAXES:

Estimated at 1.25% of the Purchase Price per annum.

Tentative Occupancy

Summer 2014

Prices & Specifications subject to change without notice. E&O.E. May 02, 2012. Admin Last Updating May 12, 2012

 

Price List and Floor Plans  are available upon request.

Important Message: In order for an investor to take the most advantage of Buying Pre-construction Condos is to buy before its open to the public. Prior to opening day of a new condo sales office to the general public, prices may have gone up. This will be an opportunity for you to invest in a unit at the lowest price possible before its open to the public. You can be one of the first purchasers to be invited to Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event long before the presentation centre opens to the public. This gives you an opportunity to have the first access to inventory, best pick at unit levels, floor plans, lowest price not available to the public and the ability to take advantage of Platinum VIP Condo Incentives the builder may offer.  This is a perfect opportunity at the Platinum VIP Price.

For more information and to register now for the Grand Condos Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event please fill out the form below, we can only bring limited customers into the Platinum VIP Sales Event, so pre-register now for priority access:

 

 

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155 Redpath Condos

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A tower in a park. Sleek, chic and sexy. A hot new vision in design at Redpath and Roehampton, an interpretation of exciting urbanism in the Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood.

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155 Redpath Condos will be an extraordinary landmark residence. 36 stories punctuated with large, offset balconies and vivid brush strokes of colour. Modernism in the truest sense of the word, a bookmark in the story that is today’s Toronto.

155 Redpath Condos is at the intersection of this vitality. With a Walk Score of 98/100 and a Transit Convenience Score of 94/100 it is about as close to perfection that any place can be.

At 155 Redpath Condos the Eglinton Subway Station and Yonge Eglinton Centre is a short walk away, as are the myriad of shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and other delights on Yonge, Eglinton and Mount Pleasant. With everything so close, why leave?

Within the next 5 to 10 years, the urban scene at Yonge and Eglinton will transition from fantastic to unbelievably amazing. In the future, you’ll be able to zip out to Pearson on the LRT Transit system. Imagine, from front door to runway in just 25 minutes. The Yonge Eglinton Centre is undergoing a multi-million dollar reno with more shops and a roof-top park.

On the South-West corner of Yonge and Eglinton another multi-million dollar project is proposed for a totally brilliant new development, and just a block or two away from 155 Redpath Condos, Loblaws is planning a 40,000 sq. ft. store. And, hold onto your hats, that’s just for starters.

Features + Finishes

The Building

  • Architectural design by award-winning architect Peter Clewes of architectsAlliance
  • Unique interiors by Johnson Chou Inc.
  • 24/7 concierge
  • Security coded access fob for all residents
  • Underground parking with security monitoring from concierge desk
  • Sustainable rainwater harvesting system used for irrigation
  • Mailroom conveniently located beside the front lobby
  • Individual suite hydro metering

Amenities

  • 9th floor outdoor amenity deck featuring pool and hot tub, outdoor shower, private poolside cabana lounge, sunbathing area, gas fire pit lounge, BBQ, and outdoor dining area 9th floor indoor amenity space complete with pool table, kitchenette area, meeting lounge, indoor washrooms with change area and relaxing sauna
  • Fitness centre complete with cardio, free weight, and outdoor fitness area
  • Separate dedicated indoor/outdoor yoga studio
  • Beautifully landscaped grounds designed for relaxation and outdoor activities; featuring a reflecting pool complete with fountain and fire feature, viewing gardens and lounge areas
  • Party room featuring a kitchen, bar, dining room, lounge area, and outdoor landscaped terrace
  • Library and meeting areas that overlook landscaped grounds

Suites

  • Tower suites have approximately 9’ ceilings (height exclusive of bulkheads, which are required for mechanical purposes such as heating and cooling ducts, as well as dropped ceilings in bathrooms)
  • Floor-to-ceiling, high-performance glazing/window system
  • Exposed concrete ceilings in all principal rooms
  • Choice of pre-finished engineered wood flooring with acoustic underlay throughout (except in bathroom and laundry areas), as per plan, from builder’s samples
  • Nest™ thermostat heating and cooling system with touch control and Wi-Fi capability
  • Contemporary sliding doors to balcony, as per plan
  • Concrete balconies with architect designed glass, and metal handrails
  • Custom-designed solid core entry door with security view-hole
  • Lever door hardware for interior doors in stainless steel finish
  • TV/telephone outlets in principal rooms
  • Front-loading stacked washer/dryer with exterior venting, as per plan
  • Choice of porcelain floor tiles in laundry as per plan, from builder’s samples
  • Built-in smoke/heat detectors and in-suite water sprinkler system
  • In-suite controlled energy-efficient air-conditioning and energy recovery ventilation system

Kitchens

  • Custom designed contemporary kitchen cabinetry by Johnson Chou, in a variety of colours and finishes, from builder’s samples
  • European style integrated refrigerator
  • European style electric cook top
  • European style wall oven
  • 24” integrated dishwasher
  • Stainless steel insert exhaust fan
  • Solid surface countertops as per builder’s samples
  • Stainless laminate kitchen backsplash as per builder’s samples
  • Stainless steel under-mount single bowl sink
  • Polished chrome single lever kitchen faucet
  • Ceiling-mounted track lights as per plan

Bathrooms

  • Custom designed contemporary bathroom vanity designed by Johnson Chou, in a variety of colours and materials, from builder’s samples
  • Glass shower stall with chrome fixtures, as per plan
  • Vessel sink and extended vanity mirror
  • Polished chrome wall-mounted single lever bathroom faucet
  • Solid surface countertops as per builder’s samples
  • Choice of full height porcelain wall tiles in tub and shower enclosures, from builder’s samples
  • Choice of porcelain tile flooring from builder’s samples
  • Pressure-balanced mixing valve for tub and shower
  • White bathroom fixtures
  • Towel bar and toilet paper holder as per plan

Technology + Security

  • Enterphone and security monitoring system at lobby and secondary entrance
  • Underground parking equipped with security monitoring system
  • Personal remote transmitter for parking garage door access provided with each parking space
  • Controlled door access throughout public/common areas
  • Long-life service panel with circuit breakers in each suite
  • Pre-wired multi-media technology with RG6 for cable and television
  • Pre-wired telephone and high speed communication Category 5 wiring in every suite

All suites protected under TARION Warranty Corporation. All interior floors, wall finishes and materials for which the Purchaser is entitled to make a selection are to be chosen from Builder’s standard samples, and as per Builder’s specifications. E. + O.E.

INCENTIVES PROGRAM

  • $2,000 Credit on closing for 1BR and 1BR+Den, $3,000 credit on closing for 2BR
  • Extended Deposit Structure:
  • $5,000 upon signing
  • Balance to 5% in 30 days
  • 5% in 90 days
  • 5% in 300 days
  • 5% in 480 days
  • $0 on occupancy
  • Assignment fee $500
  • Development Charges capped at $5,500 for 1BR & 1BR+DEN, 2BR units CAPPED AT $7,500
  • Smart Meters capped at $875
*Terms and condition apply and are subject to change without prior notice. E & O.E. April 23rd 2013.

*Penthouse Suites are available by appointment only. Suite sizes start from 1082 Sq Ft.

Prices are subject to change without prior notice. E. & O.E. April 23, 2013,Last Updating May 04, 2013

Price List and Floor Plans  are available upon request.

Important Message: In order for an investor to take the most advantage of Buying Pre-construction Condos is to buy before its open to the public. Prior to opening day of a new condo sales office to the general public, prices may have gone up. This will be an opportunity for you to invest in a unit at the lowest price possible before its open to the public. You can be one of the first purchasers to be invited to Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event long before the presentation centre opens to the public. This gives you an opportunity to have the first access to inventory, best pick at unit levels, floor plans, lowest price not available to the public and the ability to take advantage of Platinum VIP Condo Incentives the builder may offer.  This is a perfect opportunity at the Platinum VIP Price.

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Harbour Plaza Condos

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Welcome to Harbour Plaza Residences, a spectacular master planned condominium community in the downtown core, graced with a fine collection of modern urban suites and a roster of inspired lifestyle amenities.

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Harbour Plaza Residences will consist of 35-storey office tower at 1 York  Street and 69 and 65-storey residential condominium towers at 90 Harbour Street respectively.

Live next door to a new, state-of-the-art office building – One York Street– offering over 800,000 square feet of prime business space. Residents of Harbour Plaza Condos will enjoy direct access to One York Street via the PATH connection.

The office tower will sit atop a four- storey podium containing approximately 200,000 square feet of retail space. Two residential condominium towers will also sit on the podium and contain approximately 1 million square feet of density that will be accessed from Harbour Street.

Harbour Plaza Residences Price List

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BUILDING FEATURES

  • Soaring glass tower designed by Architects Alliance
  • 24-hour Concierge
  • Welcoming grand 2-storey lobby with seating lounge and unique light sculpture
  • Direct connection to PATH network, providing all season, weather-protected access to over 28 km of shopping, services and entertainment, as well as access to TTC subway and commuter train services at Union Station.

GENERAL SUITE FINISHES

  • 8’6” in all principal rooms with lower bulkheads in some areas to accommodate mechanical and electrical distribution systems*
  • Laminate wood flooring** in foyer, living room, dining room*, kitchen, den* and bedroom(s)*
  • Custom-designed kitchen cabinetry** with pantry by award-winning interior designer Cecconi Simone
  • Custom-designed kitchen island by Cecconi Simone with quartz countertop, shelving, pots and pans drawer, and dining table extension
  • Stainless steel under-mounted sink with single lever faucet
  • Built-in Energy Star refrigerator
  • Built-in stainless steel range with glass cooktop drop in range with separate stainless steel oven
  • Built-in Energy Star dishwasher
  • Stainless steel Microwave oven
  • Over-the-range exhaust hood fan
  • Fridge and dishwasher to have custom wood panel fronts matching kitchen cabinetry
  • 24” front-loading Energy Star stacked washer and dryer

AMENITIES

  • Fitness Centre: Weight Studio, Kinesis Studio, Cardio Studio, Pilates/Yoga Studio and Spinning Room
  • Serene Indoor Pool with water feature
  • Poolside lounge
  • Juice bar
  • Men’s and women’s change room with steam rooms
  • Treatment lounge and rooms
  • Business centre
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Games room
  • Party room
  • Fireplace lounge
  • Theatre lounge
  • Look out lounge
  • Indoor green space with lounge seating and reflecting pool
  • Outdoor BBQ and dining area
  • Outdoor stonewall fireplace lounge

*As per plan. ** Colours and/or materials to be selected from Vendor’s standard packages. Principle Rooms consist of Living Room, Dining Room, Den* and Bedrooms*. Specifications are subject to change without notice. All room measurements and size are approximate. Builder may substitute materials for those provided in the plans and specifications provided such materials are of quality equal to or better than the material provided for in the plans and specifications. Decorative and upgraded items displayed in the furnished model and sales office are for display purposes only and are not included in the purchase price E. & O. E. 29/04/13 Last Updating May 02, 2013

Price List and Floor Plans  are available upon request.

Important Message: In order for an investor to take the most advantage of Buying Pre-construction Condos is to buy before its open to the public. Prior to opening day of a new condo sales office to the general public, prices may have gone up. This will be an opportunity for you to invest in a unit at the lowest price possible before its open to the public. You can be one of the first purchasers to be invited to Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event long before the presentation centre opens to the public. This gives you an opportunity to have the first access to inventory, best pick at unit levels, floor plans, lowest price not available to the public and the ability to take advantage of Platinum VIP Condo Incentives the builder may offer.  This is a perfect opportunity at the Platinum VIP Price.

For more information and to register now for the  Harbour Plaza Residences Condos Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event please fill out the form below, we can only bring limited customers into the Platinum VIP Sales Event, so pre-register now for priority access:

 

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159 Wellesley Condos

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Rehabilitation and urban intensification of a former gas station into an elegant tower showcasing design excellence, highlighted by a playful colouration of its curves. In the downtown, this central location offers excellent transit and amenities.159 Wellesley located at Wellesley Street and Sherbourne Street.

159 Wellesley Street by Diamond Corp would be a 38-storey tower with 326 condos, of which 216 would be 1-bedroom and the rest 2-bedroom units. The building would have a 4-storey podium with 2,300 square feet of street-level retail space and three residential floors, topped by a 34-storey point tower. A gym, party room, lounge and outdoor amenity space would be situated atop the podium on the fifth floor. The entrance to the condo would be from Sherbourne Street, as would vehicular access to the building’s garbage and loading zones. Access to the underground parking garage, which would hold 126 private parking spots and four visitor spaces, would be from Wellesley Street East. The building would have 195 bicycle parking spaces.

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Important Message: In order for an investor to take the most advantage of Buying Pre-construction Condos is to buy before its open to the public. Prior to opening day of a new condo sales office to the general public, prices may have gone up. This will be an opportunity for you to invest in a unit at the lowest price possible before its open to the public. You can be one of the first purchasers to be invited to Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event long before the presentation centre opens to the public. This gives you an opportunity to have the first access to inventory, best pick at unit levels, floor plans, lowest price not available to the public and the ability to take advantage of Platinum VIP Condo Incentives the builder may offer.  This is a perfect opportunity at the Platinum VIP Price.

For more information and to register now for this project Condos Platinum VIP Preview Sales Event please Register, we can only bring limited customers into the Platinum VIP Sales Event, so pre-register now for priority access:

 

 

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Encore Condos

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Buy with ONLY 5% Deposit

Encore at Equinox

Monarch Group has announced the launch of the Encore Condos at Equinox Monarch’s final masterpiece in Scarborough City Centre. This exclusive tower is the brand new addition to the incredibly popular community. Encore Condos is just steps from the Loblaws Supercentre, and the 1,300,000-square-foot Scarborough Town Centre, which offers fabulous retail stores, dining and entertainment venues. Enjoy the convenience of having the Scarborough RT and Highway 401 right at your doorstep, meaning you can be in downtown Toronto in minutes. Own a home in one of the hottest locales, giving you everything you need right at your doorstep.

This new luxury development by Monarch offers an affordable lifestyle and includes many modern amenities starting from as low as $139,990*. All suites include expansive windows, balconies, terraces and/or solariums. Choose from studios, one bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, one-bedroom-plus solarium, two-bedroom and two-bedroom-plus solarium suites. Standard suite features include strip laminate flooring in the living/dining room, 40-ounce broadloom in the bedrooms, and contemporary kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertop.

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Features And Finishes

Bathroom

  • Ceramic tile flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Chrome bathroom towel bar and toilet paper dispenser (ceramic soap dish in tub/shower to be white)
  • Contemporary designed vanities*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Cultured marble countertop with integrated contemporary washbasin and single lever faucet
  • Main bathroom vanity to include lockable medicine drawer*
  • Separate shower stall with framed glass door to include ceramic tile from Vendor’s standard samples on shower wall to ceiling (excluding ceiling) with ceramic base to match floor tile*
  • Tub enclosure to include ceramic wall tile from Vendor’s standard samples to ceiling (excluding ceiling)
  • Vanity mirror with designer selected decorative light fixture

Electrical

  • Ceiling light fixtures in foyer, hallway, kitchen, bedroom(s), den and walk-in closet*
  • Individual 100amp service panel with circuit breakers and copper wiring within suite (110/208 volt)
  • Pre-wired for cable TV in all bedrooms, living room and den* and separate telephone line in all the above rooms plus kitchen*
  • Smoke and heat detectors

Foyer

  • Interior designer detailed suite entry with solid core entry door complete with security view port and brushed metal lever hardware
  • Polished porcelain or ceramic tile flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Strip laminate flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples
  • Suite intrusion alarm and key pad with digital display, featuring concierge to suite digital display communication

Kitchen

  • Ceramic tile backsplash*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Complete brand name stainless steel kitchen appliance package including: 30’” Energy Star ® frost free refrigerator, 30” ceran top stove with self clean oven, 24” Energy Star ® built-in multi-cycle dishwasher and 30” microwave range hood fan vented to exterior*
  • Contemporary designed kitchens. Select cabinets offering horizontal awning style uppers.* One choice of colour for kitchen cabinets from Vendor’s standard samples.
  • Granite kitchen countertop with stainless steel drop-in sink(s) from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Polished porcelain or ceramic tile flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*
  • Strip laminate flooring*** from Vendor’s standard samples*

Laundry

  • Ceramic tile as chosen for bathroom floor, from Vendor’s standard samples, to continue into laundry when it forms part of the bathroom*
  • In suite laundry with white, full sized, stacked dryer vented to exterior* and Energy Star ® front load washer
  • Studio suites features 24” Energy Star ® under counter ventless washer/ dryer all-in-one in kitchen or bathroom*
  • Vendor’s pre-selected white ceramic tile flooring* in laundry

Standard Suite Features

*In applicable suites as per Vendor’s plan.

**Interior bedrooms are those bedrooms without any windows to the exterior

***One choice of colour per room from a range of Vendor’s standard sample colour choices

Purchasers understand that the texture and smoothness of the finish on concrete surfaces will be to concrete forming industry standards. The Vendor shall have the right to substitute other products and materials for those listed in this schedule or provided for in the plans and specifications provided that the substituted materials are of a quality equal to, or better than, the products and materials so listed or so provided. Colours and specific finishes will depend on Vendor’s package as selected. All specifications, dimensions and materials are subject to change without notice. E.& O.E. Tarion Warranty Corporation All Suites protected under Tarion (formerly The Ontario New Home Warranty Program).

 

Construction Pricing now available, prices start from the $200,000s*

Floorplans are not to scale and is subject to architectural review and revision, including without limitation, the Unit being constructed with a layout that is the reverse of that set out above. All materials, specifications, details and dimensions, if any, are approximate and subject to change without notice in order to comply with building site conditions and municipal, structural, Vendor and/or architectural requirements. Actual floor area may vary in accordance with Bulletin 22 published by the Tarion Warranty Corporation. Bulkheads are not shown on floorplans and may be located in areas of the Unit as required to provide venting and mechanical systems. Balconies, Terraces and Patios if any are exclusive use common elements, shown for display purposes only and location and size are subject to change without notice. Window location, size and type may vary without notice. E.&O.E.

 

 

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Developers turn landlords as sales slow

Those high-rise builders are now bypassing the condo investors and renting out units that would otherwise languish on the market.

“No one wants to hold onto real estate, but this is a natural because the rental market is so crazy,” condo developer Paul Golini, with Empire Communities, told the Toronto Star.

He’s not alone with other condo builders moving to capitalize on a hot market as their own cools.

While condo sales in the GTA flatlined with the introduction of new tighter mortgage rules, occupancy rates have continued to edge skyward as the city struggles to meet demand from new migrants and others looking to the downtown core for shelter.

Their eagerness continues to spur rental price growth, a lure for developers trying to shift units as as an increasing number of buyers adopt a wait-and-see position.

The newfound interest of developers may ultimately lower the heat under the rental market of rental inventory spikes in the short-term.

Still, that kind of phenomenon in the long-term is unlikely, say analysts, pointing to rental demand that is forecast to dwarf the thousands of units under construction.

Source: CREW
 

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