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Revamped Plans Submitted for Rental Project in High Park Neighbourhood 2020-11-27

Following back-and-forth planning with the City, Minto Communities GTA submitted Zoning By-law Amendments that would allow for 720 new purpose-built rental apartment units on the lands of 111 Pacific Avenue, 255 Glenlake Avenue, and 66 Oakmount Road — which Minto owns.


Minto Communities Submits Updated Plans for High Park Area Rental Project 2020-11-25

Minto Properties GTA received the zoning approval to add new buildings in amongst the existing buildings of the “Tower-in-the-Park” sites that were a popular urban planning approach in Toronto in the 60s and 70s.


Excavation Advancing at Site of Minto Communities GTA's 123 Portland 2020-11-24

At the corner of Portland and Adelaide streets, one such project from Minto Communities GTA is advancing through its early stages of construction. Named for its address at 123 Portland Street, the 14-storey Sweeny &Co Architects-designed boutique luxury building has been under construction since July.


Shoring Phase Marks Start of Construction at Minto Communities GTA's The Saint 2020-11-19

Weeks after Minto Communities GTA held a ceremonial ground breaking for The Saint, their new condominium development at Church and Adelaide in Downtown Toronto, heavy equipment is arriving to begin work on the Wallman Architects-designed 46-storey tower.


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.