Ontario Construction News staff writer
The City of Toronto issued $2,157,827,534 in new building permits in March, compared to the $1.031 billion issued in February.
Here is an outline of the five largest projects by permit value.
$500 million – 2901 Bayview Ave.
This permit relates to the Bayview Village Redevelopment: a six building mixed-use development designed by Hariri Pontarini Architect and DIALOG for Quadreal Property Group and bcIMC on the block of Bayview Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East, according to Urban Toronto. The builder is the Fortis Group.
$160 million – 55 Charles St. E.
The permit describes the structure as an apartment building, but published reports indicate is a 48-storey condo and rental tower designed by architectsAlliance for MOD Developments. It is on the southwest corner of Charles Street East and Church Street.
$130 million – 610 Martin Grove Rd.
Minto Communities GTA is developing Richgrove Village in Etobicoke on on the block northwest of Martin Grove Road and Eglinton Avenue West. by Rafael + Bigauskas Architects designed the 20-storey structure.
$110 million – 90 Eastdale Ave.
Tucker Highrise Construction is building this 35-storey structure for developers DBS Developments, Preston Group. IBIGroup designed the structure, which will occupy the land with an existing current 24-storey rental building.
$110,000 – 1050 Military Trail
The University of Toronto Scarborough campus is building this five-storey building at the northeast corner of Military Trail and Pan Am Drive. The university says it is being “built to sustainability targets that will meet energy efficiency performance at Toronto green Standards level.