Canadian Press Releases
Minto Communities GTA and Metropia have announced sales figures following the launch of phase one of their 1,200-unit Union Village community in Markham, Ontario. A March 3 release stated that 330 homes sold over four days after the February launch.
It’s a neighbourhood over 20 years in the making, bringing more than 5,000 families closer together in the heart of Orléans — and that number is about to grow. Introducing Aquaview and Vista, Minto Communities’ newest chapters in the Avalon story. Here, you can choose the thoughtfully planned community that suits your lifestyle.
At 123 Portland, a new 14-storey condo planned for the corner of Adelaide and Portland by Minto Communities, another energy-saver is in the works. Called VRF (for variant refrigerant flow), this ductless system uses copper refrigerant lines carrying either gas or liquid rather than air to move heat around the building.
Sandra and Richard Rahn-Munhall are the lucky grand prize winners of the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery. The pair have won a fully furnished Minto Communities Dream Home, $100,000 in cash, a 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus SL from Myers Automotive Group, a $5,000 Farm Boy gift card, a $5,000 Canadian Tire gift card, Ottawa Redblacks 2020 season tickets for two, and much more.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released the results of its Disclosure Challenge, an initiative designed to champion the importance of energy benchmarking and data transparency in the Canadian commercial real estate market. The results have CaGBC and initiative participants, including QuadReal, Triovest Realty Advisors Inc., Concert Properties Ltd., Colliers International, and the Minto Group calling on federal and provincial governments to implement consistent building data disclosure regulations and requirements.
For the past 19 years, Minto Communities Ottawa has partnered with the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery to supply the grand prize for a fundraising endeavour in support of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. The 2019 Dream Homes sits in the Potter's Key community in Stittsville and was decorated by Ottawa designer Tanya Collins, who chose a relaxed coastal-inspired décor to dress the home.
Minto Apartment REIT recorded third-quarter revenues of $27.6 million, representing a year-over-year gain of 31 per cent. Much of this reflected a series of property acquisitions over the past year. Revenues were up 5.1 per cent excluding the impact of the properties that were added.
Gone are the days of bleak, cookie-cutter buildings with tiny units and zero amenities. Instead, there are a growing number of units with high-end finishes and perks such as urban gardens and soundproof music studios. In the downtown core, at King and Bathurst, Minto Apartments' Niagara West is home to a “rooftop playground” that includes a swimming pool, lush greenery, a dog run and fire pits.
Minto Communities is doubling down on the effects of mixed-use with plans for two new projects - Minto Westside, near Front Street and Bathurst Street, and Oakvillage, a 200-townhome development at Dundas Street and Trafalgar Road in Oakville, Ontario.
Minto Communities has announced the launch of two condominium projects on Adelaide Street West in Toronto. The Saint will be a 47-storey tower while 123 Portland will have 114 units in a 14-storey building, stated an October 2nd release.