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Minto Communities GTA has been recognized with a 2020 EnerQuality Award in the Building Innovation category for a forward-thinking Air Tightness Testing Pilot project at their Yorkville high-rise Minto Yorkville Park. Minto Communities GTA is the first developer in Ontario to complete a baseline measurement for high-rise air leakage, with plans to incorporate findings from the testing process into future projects.
The unveiling of the CHEO Dream Home is normally a big event for thousands to flow through the opulent home, imagining their life as a winner. This year, there are no tours of the 4,700 square foot home and the lottery has gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grand prize is a fully furnished, four-bedroom home with every detail carefully thought out. This year's CHEO Dream Home from Minto Communities Ottawa is called the Bohemian.
Minto Communities GTA celebrated the start of construction for their latest project in Downtown Toronto, the 46-storey, Wallman Architects-designed condominium tower coming to Church and Lombard streets known as The Saint.
A lull in home sales in the wake of COVID-19 has been followed by a massive resurgence in demand for new homes in the Greater Toronto Area, particularly in the low-rise and subdivision markets. The surge was evidenced recently at Minto Communities GTA's Glen Agar community in Etobicoke, an enclave of single-family homes near Kipling Avenue and Rathburn Road that is now sold out.
Minto Communities USA partnered with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation to secure an important piece of equipment for deputies patrolling the growing City of Westlake.
Minto Communities Ottawa is proposing to construct a mixed-use development in the north end of Vanier that would include more than 250 housing units. A mix of underground and ground-level parking would provide 135 residential spaces for 25 spots for visitors. The plan also calls for more than 34,000 square feet of amenity space, including an outdoor terrace with barbecues, gardens and seating areas.
CHEO's 2020 Dream of a Lifetime lottery is scheduled to launch as planned on September 7th. Minto Communities Ottawa's Divison President, Brent Strachan, said that difficulties with scheduling, back-ordered materials and last-minute changes in materials when they weren’t available all contributed to the delays.
An Oakville, Ontario apartment is the latest Minto Apartments property to receive LEED certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Minto’s purpose-built rental tower at 1235 Marlborough Court was completed two years ago and is designed with features that reduce greenhouse gas emissions while also reducing waste and water consumption.
Following a recent application seeking Site Plan Approval (SPA) from the City of Toronto, the first signs of work have been spotted at the Church and Lombard site of The Saint, a 46-storey, Wallman Architects-designed condominium tower from Minto Communities GTA.
The long-awaited Dryden Boulevard bridge is finally open for drivers and pedestrians. It took 11 months to build and cost $2.5 million. Minto Communities paid $1.65 million to build the bridge while the town chipped in $850,000.