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Minto Communities, received top recognition at the 2020 Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) National Awards for Housing Excellence, winning Mid to High-rise Condo or Apartment Project (planned) for downtown Toronto development The Saint, Brochure/Kit for fellow downtown Toronto development 123 Portland, and the Net Zero Home Award for the 2019 Minto Dream Home in support of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
Amid a strong field of contenders in which 17 Ottawa projects were finalists, three were able to claim victory as the Canadian Home Builders’ Association held its 2020 national housing awards on June 12th.
A resubmitted application seeks Site Plan Approval (SPA) from the City of Toronto for an updated plan for The Saint, a 46-storey, Wallman Architects-designed condominium tower from Minto Communities GTA coming to Church and Lombard streets.
Minto Communities was recognized with a series of wins at the Durham Region Homebuilders’ Association Awards, hosted remotely via YouTube. Not only was their Ivy Ridge development crowned with three awards in New Home Design Production, Minto Communities also received an Outstanding Achievement Award in Corporate Citizenship, and was named “Green Builder of the Year.”
Investors have given Ottawa’s Minto Apartment REIT the green light to redevelop a bigger share of its rental properties as the organization looks to add to its stable of rental suites in the Toronto area.
Minto Communities GTA has closed on a property proposed for development at 9 Dawes Road. The original rezoning application for the property, submitted in July 2019, was put forward by Streamliner Properties Inc, who proposed a mixed-use, 684-residential-unit community.
A freshly-cleared site at 123 Portland Street in Toronto's Fashion District will soon be the home of a new 16-storey, Sweeny &Co Architects-designed luxury condominium development from Minto Communities GTA.
Despite worries that the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could make it difficult for some residents to cover their rent, Ottawa’s Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust said this week that the “vast majority” of its tenants have paid up in April.
Minto Communities GTA and Metropia have launched Union Village, the master-planned community, to resounding success in Markham. The initial phase one launch saw more than 330 homes – a mix of single-family homes, back-to-back townhomes, rear-lane and traditional townhomes – sold over a four-day period.