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CHEO Dream Home lottery's 30th anniversary gets a 2020 makeover 2020-09-05

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.

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Minto Apartments' LEED portfolio tops 6,500 apartments 2020-08-28

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.

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Demolition Marks Start of Work for Minto's The Saint 2020-08-21

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.

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Whitby's new Dryden Bridge now open for traffic 2020-07-31

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.

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Ivy Ridge Community Taking Shape in Whitby 2020-07-31

The eastern municipalities of the Greater Toronto Area are rapidly filling out their urban expansion areas with new housing. One such community currently taking shape is Ivy Ridge, a master-planned subdivision by Minto Communities GTA, well under construction at Thickson Road and Dryden Boulevard, in Whitby.

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Minto Communities USA Set to Launch Sales for their Third Neighborhood in Westlake 2020-07-07

Building off the success of its first two neighborhoods, Minto Communities USA, the master developer and lead builder of Westlake, is set to begin sales for its newest neighborhood, The Groves of Westlake, on Saturday, July 11.

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Construction Begins for Minto Communities GTA's 123 Portland in Fashion District 2020-07-07

The arrival of heavy machinery is marking the start of construction for a new condominium development at Portland and Adelaide in Toronto’s Fashion District. The site of Minto Communities GTA's 123 Portland Street was cleared of its buildings and primed for construction earlier in the year as sales progressed for the 14-storey, Sweeny &Co Architects-designed boutique luxury project.

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Union Village in Markham Adds Variety to Subdivision Typology 2020-06-25

In place of the cookie-cutter uniformity of earlier master-planned, low-density communities, new subdivision communities like Minto Communities GTA's Union Village project, now underway in Markham, are introducing a variety of architectural styles that cater to a range of tastes.

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Minto Communities wins 3 National Awards at the 2020 CHBA Awards for Housing Excellence 2020-06-13

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.

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3 Ottawa projects win in 2020 national housing awards 2020-06-12

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.

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