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Minto unveils province's first Net Zero Energy townhome models 2016-09-23

Minto Communities Canada continues to fight climate change and the high cost of running a home with its launch of four Net Zero Energy (NZE) townhome models in Arcadia. With roof-mounted solar panels producing the same amount of greenhouse gas-free electricity as a family would consume in a year, the four are the first NZE towns in Ontario.


Potter's Key looks to the future with an eye on the past 2016-09-16

A new community is about to be stitched into the existing fabric of Stittsville. Its name, Potter’s Key, is inspired by the story of a family that grew up on its edges. The story tells of the path to home ownership taken by the family of long-time area resident who entered a contest put on by Minto Communities Canada.


Housing consulting group pursues a mass-market net-zero home 2016-09-15

Among the ideas about housing afloat in official Ottawa these days, few are more potentially significant over the long haul than the dream of the net zero energy home. That’s a house that produces as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year - such as the detached home and four townhouses in Kanata built by Minto Communities Canada.


Minto CEO Michael Waters BNN interview: Why developers are building new rental apartments 2016-09-13

Michael Waters, CEO of The Minto Group, joins BNN for a look at the health of the Canadian housing market and why developers are building new rental apartments. He discusses Minto's rich history and the thousands of rental apartment units they have steadily built, as well as the recent interest from investors in developing new rental buildings.


CHEO Foundation lottery home worth dreaming about 2016-09-12

The master ensuite walk-through shower in the luxury CHEO Dream Home by Minto in Manotick is more than 12 feet long. It’s one of many “wow” elements aimed at tempting visitors to buy a ticket for a chance to win the $1.65-million home package that’s the top draw in the annual fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.


DRHBA: Durham builders are at the top of their game 2016-09-01

Once again many companies that build in Durham have made the Ontario Home Builders’ Association’s finalists list for their incredible workmanship. Take note of these builders when you are looking for a home in Durham: Minto Communities, Fourteen Estates Custom Homes, Mattamy Homes Ltd., Great Gulf, Farsight Homes and Empire Communities.


Ottawa builders dominate provincial award nominations 2016-08-17

In a testament to the calibre of their work, five local companies including Minto Communities Canada, have been named finalists for prestigious provincial housing awards, and have earned nominations in multiple categories. The awards are presented annually by the Ontario Home Builders’ Association to builders and renovators throughout the province.


Minto starting townhome sales in final phase of Sunrise's Artesia 2016-08-11

Minto Communities USA on Saturday is launching sales of 123 townhomes at Artesia, the final phase of the 837-home community in Sunrise. The 76-acre project is at Flamingo Road and Panther Parkway, across from the Sawgrass Mills mall. The townhomes, available in three models, are priced from the mid-$300,000s to the $500,000s.


New on the Street: Minto's Avalon Encore executive townhome models 2016-07-14

Minto Communities Canada has unveiled a summertime treat for home buyers: Three brand-new executive townhome models at its thriving Avalon Encore development in Orleans. Ranging from 1,655 to 1,917 square feet, the Haven, Monterey and Tahoe are part of the new product line that has launched during the past couple of years.


Minto Communities adds new vacation home concept near Disney 2016-07-07

Minto Communities USA is adding more options at its new 500-home vacation resort near Walt Disney World. They announced construction started on four additional vacation-home buildings in Festival, its new community in ChampionsGate. The new concept is an eight-unit building that will accommodate more homes in its popular Elation floor plan.