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The World’s Most Expensive Motorhomes

At $3.1-million CAD, the eleMMent Palazzo — proudly designed by Marchi Mobile — claims the title of world’s most expensive motorhome. After a long time in production, Marchi Mobile has finally released this lavish recreational vehicle, fully-equipped with a  master bedroom, on-board bar, sky lounge, and roof-top patio. In total, this motorhome is 430-square feet, 40 feet tall, and almost completely ... Read More »

June in Toronto: Recreation, Parks, and Bike Month 2013

Summer is less than a week away, and Toronto has already begun celebrating the season’s impending change. Although June’s weather has not been the most favourable so far, residents of Toronto have not been deterred from getting active outdoors. As it is both Recreation and Parks Month as well as Bike Month 2013, the city has put on numerous events ... Read More »

Revitalizing One Spadina Crescent

One Spadina Crescent, a prominent Gothic Revival structure first built by the Presbyterian Church in 1875, is about to undergo a $50-million transformation to become the University of Toronto‘s new John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. In charge of this revitalization project  is none other than Boston architect Nader Tehrani of NADAAA, under the advising of Toronto’s ... Read More »

The Toronto Food Terminal — Behind Closed Doors

On Saturday May 25th, the Toronto Food Terminal, Canada’s only fresh produce wholesale market, opened it’s doors for their Taste of the Food Terminal event. Although the Food Terminal never closes–as it is opened 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year–it is very rare for the public to gain access to its facilities. Typically, vendors must pay $155 ... Read More »

Weird Zoological Buildings from Around the World

Architecture can come in many forms – everyone knows this. In prior weeks, we’ve covered some unusual designs found throughout the world. This week, a different style of architecture demands our attention — buildings that look like animals. Upon first discovering the giant fish complex in India, a whole slew of other zoological buildings came to light. Here is a ... Read More »

Zaha Hadid’s Metro Station Design (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

In Toronto, we have the Beaux-Arts styled Union Station: a major inner-city transportation facility, deemed a Canadian National Historic Site since 1975. While this structure has many alluring architectural features, one may feel as if Toronto needs more flare in comparison to Zaha Hadid’s Metro Station, which is to be built in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Since 1990, Saudi Arabia’s capital ... Read More »

Vote for Addy Saeed – Toronto Real Estate Board Commercial Division Councillor

I’m Addy Saeed with Re/max Active Realty in Mississauga and I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been nominated to run as Councilor for Toronto Real Estate Board’s Commercial Division for the year 2013/2014. Let me tell you a bit about myself. I have an educational background in Business and Information systems and have worked for companies such as Siemens and ... Read More »

Yonge-Dundas Square Turns Ten

2013 marks the end of a decade for Toronto’s bustling Yonge-Dundas Square. The combination of its central location and social atmosphere has made Yonge-Dundas Square a beloved city hub for businesses and events in Toronto. In celebration of its tenth year, a series of outdoor concerts will run from the start of this week (yesterday) until October. This Friday, catch ... Read More »

The CMHC Gets Ready for More Change

It appears that change is underway for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) — and this is not the first time. Over the last decade, CMHC protocol has been altered many times to make federal-backed mortgage insurance more difficult to obtain. Since the CMHC is accountable for more than 75% of the mortgage default insurance market, and is 100% ... Read More »

Saying Farewell to Toronto’s Concourse Building

Earlier last week, Oxford Properties announced that they’ve obtained a building permit for 100 Adelaide West, which will allow them to proceed with their plans to construct a 40-storey, high-performance LEED Platinum CS office tower straight across from the First Canadian Place. The architectural firms assigned to the job, Kohn Peterson Fox Associates and WZMH Architects, will be responsible for not only designing ... Read More »