The Yorkdale Condos, a new project by Context and Metropia Urban Landscapes, is coming to Ranee Avenue near the Yorkdale Shopping Centre. Still in the registration phase, intel about the condo project is hard to come by, but that hasn’t stopped us from wondering what the developers have in mind for the site.
After all, both builders have quite the history of developing landmark projects within Toronto. Context is the builder behind 20 Niagara, a modernist, minimalist condo near Front and Bathurst that garnered plenty of awards when it launched in 1998 and redefined what condo living in the city could be. Context went on to create other popular projects including Kensington Lofts. Impressively, 90 per cent of Kensington Lofts sold out in the first week of the project launch.
Every Toronto condo-lover knows Tip Top Lofts, another stand out project in the city that Context was responsible for. Launched in 2002, the structure is a clever conversion of an existing industrial building and there are few city residents that can’t identify the bold red letters that grace the top of the condo.
More recently, Context put its efforts behind the sold-out Library District, a bold new community right next door to the historic Fort York. The developer has shown time and time again that it has vision and is not afraid of pushing forward new and exciting plans for urban living.
Metropia has a similarly storied background. Founded by Howard Sokolowski, the co-founder has over 25 years of real estate experience and has led the development of more than 30,000 homes. The other half of Metropia is Tony Moro who has over 35 years of experience in the biz. Altogether, Moro has developed an astonishing 40,000 condominium units over his career.
Metropia is behind a number of hot Toronto projects including Queen + Portland, and newer builds such as Exhibit Residences, right across the street from the Royal Ontario Museum, and E Condos, an ambitious mid-town project that will be a game changer for Yonge and Eglinton.
As we await more news to break about The Yorkdale Condos, here’s a look at the first renderings to be revealed:
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