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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Design awards for Tridel Store, 101 Erskine presentation centre

Design awards for Tridel Store, 101 Erskine presentation centre

A couple of Tridel projects currently underway in Toronto have been recognized for their design excellence by the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO). The awards were presented at a gala dinner held at the Royal York Hotel. Awards of Merit were given to the designers at UNION31 for their work on The… Continue Reading

Waterfront Toronto: all is good for Pan Am and other projects

Waterfront Toronto: all is good for Pan Am and other projects

No doubt there’s political motivation behind the recent embarrassing of the government at Queen’s Park over alleged improper expense claims by executives of the Pan American Games. Premier Wynne seemed to be genuinely angry when she told reporters that some expenses reported by the Toronto Sun were “unacceptable” and “ridiculous.” She vowed to get to… Continue Reading

Commercial, retail, resort: varied styles of condo ownership

Commercial, retail, resort: varied styles of condo ownership

For some business owners, owning the space they operate in could make more sense than leasing existing premises or building their own. For these businesses—a doctor’s practice, an architectural firm, a small law office, a self-employed accountant—the condominium option might work better. Instead of paying rent, the business owner pays a mortgage, just as a… Continue Reading

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From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

Small spaces can feel quite cramped, especially when your family starts to grow. If you have grown accustomed to larger homes with backyards and guest rooms, the change in size and space can be even more daunting. However, it does not have to completely overwhelm you. Decorating in splashes of color, particularly light colours, can…

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Millennials are used to being blamed for all of society’s ills, from workplace recruitment issues to short inventory supply in real estate markets.  In reality, they’re mostly a victim of demographics. If they “boomerang” back to their parents homes it’s because they’re priced out of the hot markets in Toronto and Vancouver. As more and…

Condo emergency preparedness: being proactive so you, your family and neighbours are safe

Condo emergency preparedness: being proactive so you, your family and neighbours are safe

Natural disasters, rampaging fires, blackouts, and other emergencies have seen a great deal of coverage over the past decade. From Hurricanes in Haiti and the US to terrifying wildfires and other disasters around the world, it seems that no place is completely immune. In Canada, we are no strangers to emergencies.     In 2008,…

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