Toronto Just Opened Its First 24 Hours Self-Serve Convenient Store With No Employees

By: Delia Wang

Toronto Just Opened Its First 24 Hours Self-Serve Convenient Store With No Employees

Tags: automation, real estate, getting more advanced

  24-hour convenience stores with no employees are the latest thing in self-serve shopping, and they've now been popping up in Toronto thanks to a local company called Aisle 24. Founded in 2015, they launched their first cashierless store (which just so happened to be the first in Canada) at Centennial Place student residence in partnership with Knightstone Capital and Centenn...Read More

A Win For Toronto residents against developers

By: Delia Wang

A Win For Toronto residents against developers

Tags: toronto, real estate, hot market

  A Toronto community group just won a battle with developers over plans for the towers yet to be built in the Dufferin Mall parking lot.  Build a Better Bloor Dufferin (BBBD), a volunteer-run group, were able to secure 120 affordable housing units inside the towers, being developed by Primaris Management Inc., which owns Dufferin Mall.  Back in 2018, Councill...Read More

Real Estate Market Is Hotter Than Everyone Expected - 46% Over Asking?

By: Delia Wang

Real Estate Market Is Hotter Than Everyone Expected - 46% Over Asking?

Tags: Real Estate, New Highest Sale Price

A Toronto home selling for over asking is nothing new, with the housing market the way it is, it's more shocking when something like that doesn't happen. That being said, a home selling for $2.1 million over asking, nearly 50 percent more than its initial asking price is a whole new level of chaos for the wacky funhouse ride that is the Toronto real estate market. The home at 7...Read More

Hamilton Is Getting A Massive New Studio District

By: Delia Wang

Hamilton Is Getting A Massive New Studio District

Tags: Hamilton, real estate, new district

Plans for Hamilton's new studio district, a community centred around film, TV and digital media production, are taking shape. With Toronto real estate prices skyrocketing and no end in sight, making a move to Hamilton might be tempting. For those working in the film industry, the Hamilton Studio District could be the perfect place. The live-work community from&n...Read More

Massive New INNOVATION District Will Bring In 9,000 New Jobs Positions In Mississauga

By: Delia Wang

Massive New INNOVATION District Will Bring In 9,000 New Jobs Positions In Mississauga

Tags: real estate, new development, job market, Mississauga, Toronto

  The 'Ontario Innovation Corridor' is becoming more and more of an actual thing (beyond chamber of commerce campaign documents) as developers build out the GTA with high-tech companies and jobs in mind. Mississauga's forthcoming Lakeview Village is a prime example of this phenomenon in action, and one of the largest "smart, future-ready" mixed-use developmen...Read More

Investment Properties Dominating the Real Estate Market Right Now

By: Delia Wang

Investment Properties Dominating the Real Estate Market Right Now

Tags: real estate

    Toronto's housing market is completely insane, a playground of rampant speculation for wealthy investors and practically unattainable for everyone else. If a rising population has been the figurative fuel behind the city's 21st-century building boom, then investment and speculation have been the nitrous oxide. Or the helium, if you want to get into...Read More

What a $700K detached home in Toronto Currently looks like

By: Delia Wang

What a $700K detached home in Toronto Currently looks like

Tags: detached, real estate, toronto

    It's always nice to know that there are still somewhat affordable homes in Toronto. Are they nice? God no! But with a little imagination and some elbow grease, you can definitely make it nice.  The living room.  That's the case with this three-bedroom, tw0-bathroom detached house in Mount Dennis.  The front entrance. Look at the retro air conditio...Read More

Huge Development Plan for Toronto Community

By: Delia Wang

Huge Development Plan for Toronto Community

Tags: development, toronto

  A community hub and commercial centre will soon replace a long-disused garbage incinerator and a shuttered slaughterhouse that made headlines for its perpetual stink of death, promising to bring new life to Toronto's Niagara neighbourhood. And while Toronto will be happy to see the notoriously smelly abattoir torn down and the abandoned incinerator revitalized, don't par...Read More

Toronto Ranked As One Of The Smartest Cities In The World

By: Delia Wang

Toronto Ranked As One Of The Smartest Cities In The World

Tags: toronto, smart city

  Toronto was just ranked one of the smartest cities in the world in a study that analyzed thousands of urban centers across the globe. Just last year, Toronto lost a so-called smart city project from Sidewalk Labs that would have included intelligent sidewalks and autonomous vehicles, but that didn't put us out of the running with other advanced cities around t...Read More

Ontario's Fall Housing Market

By: Delia Wang

Ontario's Fall Housing Market

Tags: real estate market

      Canadian housing market expected to remain strong this fall, despite Delta variant Ontario Housing Market Overview Unsurprisingly, Ontario has seen some of the highest average residential price increases across single-detached homes in the country, with the majority of regions (13 out of 16), experiencing increases between 20 and 35.5 percent YoY. The outlier markets that...Read More