Toronto Condos and Lofts
Find your dream condominium in the heart of Toronto
Toronto is an incredible place to live. It has a vibrant downtown area, great culture, and lots to do and see. The city of Toronto, the capital of Ontario, has a population of about 2.8 million people, making it the fourth most populated city in all of North America. It is also an extremely diverse city, with almost half of its residents coming from outside of Canada. This diversity gives the city a varied and extremely rich culture. Toronto also has a thriving financial district. The Toronto Stock Exchange and many of Canada’s leading banks are centred in Toronto, giving it a strong economy and many employment opportunities. All of these factors, and probably a number more that can’t quite be put into words, make Toronto one of the best places in the world to live. In fact, a number of surveys have ranked it as one of the world’s most livable cities.
Toronto has a range of neighborhoods, each with a distinct character. Downtown is a bustling area, with an array of skyscrapers and commercial areas. There are also many quieter residential neighborhoods, many alongside scenic parks. Cabbagetown, Yorkville, and Wychwood Park are just a few of the most well known residential neighborhoods, known for their historic architecture and scenic streets. A number of neighborhoods, such as Kensington Market in the downtown area, are known for their rich culture, food, and music scene. Toronto residents can choose from lively and busy urban neighborhoods and quiet residential areas, and everything in between. No matter your style, there’s likely a Toronto neighborhood that matches it.
Whichever neighborhood you choose, Toronto is full of great condominium buildings. Many neighborhoods have condos in classic brick buildings in established areas. Toronto has also seen a building boom in recent years, and new condo projects are going up all the time. You can find a condo in a recently constructed building or, if you’re willing to wait a little bit, sign up in advance for a project under construction to live in a brand new condo. The new condo buildings, in particular, offer luxurious accommodations and amenities that rival those of 5 star hotels. The condos of Toronto are available for a wide range of prices and in many different styles. There are so many to choose from, in fact, that you might need a bit of guidance. That’s what we’re here for. On our website, you’ll find guides to neighborhoods, with information about the landmarks, local shopping and dining, and culture. We’ll also introduce you to condos, both those that are ready to move into and upcoming projects. You’ll additionally be able to read detailed descriptions of condo buildings to help you find the ideal condo for you. Good luck searching, and know you’ll love living in Toronto.
North York Condominiums
North York is a vibrant area located just north of Downtown Toronto. It retains an urban character without being as busy as downtown. North York contains a mix of established residential areas and many new condo buildings. It is bordered by Steeles Avenue in the north, Victoria Park Avenue in the west, Eglinton Avenue in the south, and the Humber River in the west. Routes 400, 401, and 404 run through the area, making travel to other parts of the Greater Toronto Area easy. Local landmarks include the Downsview Airport, Toronto Aerospace Museum, Toronto Botanical Gardens, and Black Creek Pioneer Village. York University is also located within North York.
North York contains plenty of options for shopping, dining, and recreation. There are a number of malls, including Bayview Village, an upscale clothing mall; and a large, Fairview, a 2 story indoor mall, and Centerpoint Mall, another large indoor mall with many big label shops. Residents who enjoy the outdoors can visit a number of parks, including G. Ross Lord Park, Earl Bales Park, and East Don Parkland. There is even a golf course, Don Valley Golf Course, and a country club, Bayview Country Club.
There is also a vast selection of restaurants, particularly around the North York Centre, a dynamic urban area along Yonge Street between Finch Avenue and Sheppard Avenue. Residents will find any kind of dining they might be looking for, from quaint cafés to high-end dining. There is also a wide assortment of different ethnic foods, including Indian, Korean, Middle Eastern, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Persian, and Iranian. This central area is also home to many of North York’s newer condo buildings. Both within the city centre and in other neighborhoods around North York, there is an assortment of both new and established condo buildings, and more are currently being constructed.
Uptown Toronto Condominiums
Uptown Toronto is the areas north of downtown and midtown Toronto, quieter than the downtown areas but still within reach of all of its amenities. The understanding of the borders of Uptown have shifted over time, but today they are generally accepted to be Brooke Avenue in the north, Bayview Avenue in the east, Davisville Avenue in the south, and Avenue Road in the west. There are a number of metro stops alone Yonge street down the middle of the Uptown area, helping to make transportation easy.
Uptown Toronto has a number of scenic areas. Perhaps the most notable is Mount Hope Cemetery and its surrounding park. Chatsworth Ravine and Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens are also in the area. The immense Teddington Park, including the Rosedale Golf Club, sits just on the edge of Uptown Toronto. There is also plenty to do and see within Uptown Toronto. Shows and restaurants line Yonge Street, which runs north to south through the middle of the area. There is a charming retail section full of small shops and bakeries. There is also a great variety of dining options. For Mexican, residents can visit Chipotle or Mariachi’s Restaurant. Vittorio’s, Spacco Restaurant and Bar, Vita Sociale, and Zucca Trattoria all offer Italian food. There are also options for Chinese, Thai, French, and Japanese food. North 44 offers fine dining, and there are a number of breakfast places and delis. For a full look at the local restaurants, take a look at this map.
Uptown Toronto is a popular place to live, and there are a number of distinct residential neighborhoods. North Toronto, in the center of Uptown Toronto, benefits from the commercial zone around Yonge Street and the thriving Yonge and Eglinton area. Lawrence Park is an affluent area made scenic by a number of parks and gentle hills. Bedford Park is a quiet neighborhood towards the north of Uptown Toronto known for its good schools. Uptown Toronto has a number of great condos available. See our guide below for some good options for both current and upcoming condo projects.