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CHEO's Dream of a Lifetime Lottery sets record for quickest to sell out 2020-11-18

The Minto Dream Home officially sold out! For decades, it’s a natural seasonal flow in Ottawa; autumn means imagining yourself living in a different home--the CHEO Dream Home. The elegant and brilliantly decorated home is the $2.8-million grand prize in the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery.


Minto Apartment REIT diversified away from Ottawa to reduce risk. Then the pandemic hit 2020-11-12

It’s been a dispiriting year so far for real estate investment trusts but if your main business is managing a string of more than 7,200 apartment suites across three provinces — as is the case with Ottawa-based Minto Apartment REIT — you really haven’t done a whole lot better.


Minto REIT's rental revenues continue to rise in Q3 despite pandemic 2020-11-11

Ottawa-based Minto Apartment REIT’s portfolio “continues to generate solid performance” despite the pandemic as rent collection rates were consistent with pre-COVID levels in the third quarter.


Excavation Begins for Minto Communities GTA's 123 Portland 2020-10-15

Over three months after heavy equipment arrived, and approaching two months after the official ground breaking event, construction is moving along for 123 Portland Street, a new condominium development in Toronto's Fashion District from Minto Communities GTA.


Minto Communities GTA is awarded prestigious EnerQuality Award for the first high-rise air leakage testing pilot program in Ontario 2020-10-07

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.


CHEO Dream Home moves online due to COVID-19 pandemic 2020-09-24

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 Celebrates Ground Breaking at The Saint 2020-09-15

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.


Minto Communities GTA Sells Out Glen Agar Community in Etobicoke 2020-09-14

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 Partners With Sheriff’s Foundation On Off-Road Vehicle For Westlake 2020-09-12

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 proposes nine-storey mixed-use building in Vanier north 2020-09-11

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.