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Hamilton Lofts on the Rise

Hamilton Lofts on the Rise

September 11, 2016

As stock of Toronto lofts for sale continues to dwindle amidst a major listings constraint (and a lack of developer focus on less-profitable, more red-tape conversion projects), Hamilton is seeing a hard loft resurgence. For those of you who know the true Hamilton (beyond its steel town rep...

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New Toronto West End Lofts

New Toronto West End Lofts

August 22, 2016

If you're a loft lover who's been looking for Toronto lofts for sale this year, it'll come as no surprise to you that we're under a major listings constraint in this city. This is particularly true with authentic, hard lofts but even listings in newer build, soft lofts have been few and far between...

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Renderings for First Sunday School Lofts Near Danforth & Donlands Revealed

Renderings for First Sunday School Lofts Near Danforth & Donlands Revealed

June 29, 2016

The First Sunday School Lofts, located just north of Danforth between Donlands and Pape subway stations, has been highly-anticipated by the MrLOFT team. It's not often we see a new Toronto loft development spring up close to the Danforth and when that development maintains at least some historic elements, well, you've got our attention. While we typically advise clients buy re-sale when...

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Spotlight on Corktown Lofts

Spotlight on Corktown Lofts

June 6, 2016

Corktown is a vibrant little pocket north of the Distillery District and the Canary District that's becoming one of the most sought-after communities for Toronto loft lovers. There are some stellar Corktown lofts that offer great value. For real estate purposes...

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Abbey Lofts A Dream For Authentic Loft Lovers

Abbey Lofts A Dream For Authentic Loft Lovers

May 23, 2016

Dating back to 1910 and coverted to residential lofts in 2008, the Abbey Lofts in Roncesvalles are one of the Toronto's finest examples of an historic loft conversion done right. With some of the finest finishes and design elements we've seen in a church conversion, the A...

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Riverside Lofts That Offer The Best Bang For Your Buck

Riverside Lofts That Offer The Best Bang For Your Buck

February 27, 2016

Most people are familiar with Riverside these days, the small but mighty pocket of so-hip-it-hurts residential streets hugging the commercial stretch of Queen East (it starts just east of the DVP and runs east, roughly to Degrassi Street). But for a long time, this gem of a 'hood was overshadowed by its popular neighbours to the north and east. We’ve written before about

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Our Favourite Midtown Lofts in Toronto

Our Favourite Midtown Lofts in Toronto

February 25, 2016

Midtown Toronto is one of the city’s most popular condo communities and positioned for further growth with a flurry of new, mixed-use developments, not to mention a swank new transit hub. In fact, it was named the #1 neighbourhood to live in Toronto in 2015 by Toronto Life....

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St Leslieville Church Lofts: New Toronto Lofts & Townhomes at 175 Jones Avenue

St Leslieville Church Lofts: New Toronto Lofts & Townhomes at 175 Jones Avenue

February 3, 2016

After a decade of starts and stops, the St Clements Church in Leslieville will indeed be converted into residential lofts, called St Leslieville. And the project is finally underway. Originally dating back to 1913, the church was decommissioned in 2005 but the previously proposed directions for its re-development stirred controversy. And so the project has seen years of delays with this...

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Guildwood Condos Reinvigorate Scarborough Village

Guildwood Condos Reinvigorate Scarborough Village

January 31, 2016

With the building boom we've been experiencing in the far east end of Toronto, particularly around Kingston Road, it's no surprise that the west end of Scarborough is undergoing a condo renaissance as well, particularly in lakeside communities with the lure of waterfront views out over the Bluffs.  

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History of The Brewery Lofts Has Little To Do With Beer

History of The Brewery Lofts Has Little To Do With Beer

December 15, 2015

I got asked this question the other day – why is 90 Sumach called the Brewery Lofts when it is, in fact, a former CBC studio? Funny how we take for granted that a building’s name had, at some point, a connection with its original function. Well, there...

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Best Liberty Village Lofts

Best Liberty Village Lofts

November 3, 2015

Liberty Village tends to be synonymous with affordable, newer build condos for first-time buyers and not necessarily with Toronto loft living. But there are a handful of really great soft lofts in Liberty Village not to mention one of the best hard lofts in the city - the Toy Factory Lofts. This neighbourhood is often overlooked and quickly categorized as "condo nation" (and therefore d...

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Streetcar Developments' New Leslieville Lofts Bring Welcomed Mid-Rise Density

Streetcar Developments' New Leslieville Lofts Bring Welcomed Mid-Rise Density

October 23, 2015

Leslieville has long been one of our favourite loft communities along with nearby Riverside. The main stretches along Carlaw, Queen East and Broadview have seen massive development over the last decade with some of the best, authentic Toronto lofts for sale including the Broadview Lofts and the Garment Factory Lofts to name a...

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Emerging Toronto Loft Community: Davenport Village

Emerging Toronto Loft Community: Davenport Village

September 18, 2015

We talked last week about loft-style townhouses bringing much needed stock and variety to the Toronto loft market. One of those builds was the Heritage Towns in the new, master-planned community of Davenport Village, just to the north of Wallace-Emerson. I wanted to talk about the existing ha...

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Spotlight On The St Lawrence Market Lofts

Spotlight On The St Lawrence Market Lofts

August 3, 2015

Happy Civic Holiday Toronto loft lovers! To mark the occassion, we're starting with a little history lesson. Good times, right?! Seriously though, if you're like us, you love historic, authentic lofts and with that comes an appreciation of our past. So before exploring this week's featured building, we thought we'd ask a simple question: what the heck are we celebrating today? The Civic...

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Best Toronto Lofts in the Junction Triangle

Best Toronto Lofts in the Junction Triangle

March 17, 2015

As its name suggests, the Junction Triangle is a triangular-shaped neighbourhood. It’s enclosed by three sets of railway tracks, running between Dundas and Lansdowne from College north to Dupont. Recent years have seen the development of many industrial lofts and urban townhomes in this area, attracting a wealth of young professionals. All of this developer attention isn’t s...

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