Toronto's Unique Urban Home Listings
It's amazing how a 'niche' can grow so extraordinarily quickly. Only a few years ago, I was helping to bring the very first
new wave of modern housing design to the city - seemingly fairly alone in the wilderness with only a few brave pioneers.
A few homes at a time...
Today, to my delight, modern and distinctive properties are top of mind for so many buyers in the city. So much so, in fact,
that for two years running our new developments have been awarded "Project of the Year" for low-rise at the BILD awards -
the building industry's "Oscars". This year, it was awarded to the impeccable Edition Richmond development.
Beyond this, our office is buzzing with an exciting group of clients. Busy enough that in 2012 I achieved top sales status
not only within my brokerage, but also as #1 salesperson in downtown west and top 1% in the GTA. Buyers are actively seeking
out homes with great architecture and design, precisely the niche that we have inhabited for many years.
We have some truly stunning new developments in the works, and some exciting new listings - all of which will be profiled
on our website. A recent Toronto Star article of our niche is reprinted in this newsletter. What a privilege it has been
to date to work with so many superb clients, and I'm immensely excited for the opportunities ahead.
Development + Listing News
Crafthouse - Modern Homes in Bayview Village
A remarkable collection of twenty modern homes, now available pre-construction. 4 and 5 bedroom plans, with open-concept
layouts, 2 car garages, formal outdoor courtyards and exquisite modern details.
From $1,795,000. 50 Page Avenue.
Handsome midtown Victorian with Style
Utterly chic renovation of a 1860s Victorian. Oversized rooms, soaring ceilings, large chef's kitchen with direct walk-out
to urban oasis. 3 bedrooms include decadent master suite with marble ensuite. Parking.
$1,189,900. 61 Gloucester.
Modern Live + Work near Trintiy Bellwoods Park
Iconic building in the very heart of the new Dundas West strip. Kohn Shnier design, built of steel and concrete, with mainfloor
retail, 2 floor owners' suite upstairs, spacious lower level. Many uses. Parking.$1,869,000. 899 Dundas West.
Origami Lofts - 7 Lofts Left on Queen West
Moden boutique building coming soon to Queen West @ Bathurst. Stephen Teeple designed building, with lofts ranging from
1 bedroom and den to spacious penthouses.
In the Press
Toronto Star - Unusual homes, unusual thinking
Paul Johnston is profiled in the Toronto Star regarding the unique properties he represents in the city.