CreateTO News

CreateTO In the News

‘It’s a very surreal landscape and we don’t want to hide it’: What’s planned for the new park on Toronto’s waterfront

A white sand beach, an elevated viewing platform and nature trails that hide the city’s noise are all part of the proposed plans for a new waterfront park in Toronto.

Read more >>

Toronto’s first modular supportive housing project opens its doors

Toronto’s first modular supportive housing project opened its doors on the weekend, with 56 studio apartment spaces meant to move people out of the city’s homeless shelter system.

Read more >>

Toronto’s Hollywood North expanding in all directions

It’s lights, cameras and action – everywhere. While just a few months ago, it appeared COVID-19 was forcing a wrap for the film industry, there’s now so much demand for production space that studios are expanding, and new ones are being built in all corners of the Greater Toronto Area.

Read more >>

Mega film and television studio in Toronto’s port lands expands again

Today, Pinewood Toronto Studios (PTS) announced it has started a multi-stage expansion that will add more than 200,000 square feet of new sound stage and support space to its Commissioners Street campus.

Read more >>

Here comes the bridge: A sneak peek at Toronto’s new Cherry St. bridge – set to make the trip from Nova Scotia

Right now, it’s sitting, sleek and streamlined, brilliant white and red against a clear blue sky in the backyard of the manufacturing facility of Cherubini Bridges and Structures in Dartmouth, across the harbour from Halifax.

Read more >>

Toronto identifies initial site locations for modular housing projects

Within a month of receiving approval from council, the City’s plan to expedite Phase 1 of Toronto’s Modular Housing Initiative is well underway and the first two site locations have been identified.

Read more >>

Toronto moves to a more holistic approach to land and housing development

When Toronto city council last month approved the final plan for a locally contentious mixed-income apartment development near Wilson subway station, the number of affordable rental units was actually 25 per cent higher than the initial proposal, which was made public only a year ago.

Read more >>

Toronto’s ferry terminal to the islands could soon look completely different

A plan to revitalize the ferry terminal that serves as the gateway to the Toronto islands is one step closer to coming to fruition. The project proposes a beautiful redesign of the portion of the Toronto waterfront that more than a million tourists and locals travel through each year to get to one of the city’s biggest attractions.

Read more >>

Condos and Affordable Housing Proposed at Victoria Park and Gerrard

An Official Plan amendment, rezoning, and subdivision approval is being sought from the City of Toronto for the redevelopment of a vacant brownfield site at 411 Victoria Park Avenue in Scarborough.

Read more >>

How do you build an island in Toronto?

David Kusturin stands at the top of a scaffold five metres above the ground just south of Commissioners Street in Toronto’s Port Lands and surveys the busy construction scene before him.

Read more >>

Archive

Build Toronto Press Releases