Bloor and Dufferin Condos is a master-planned community that is all about modern architecture and comfort at a single place. Capital Developments and Metropia are building a 7.3-acre property. The property was earlier The Toronto District School Board. Located at Bloor and Dufferin, the community is divided into seven blocks. Six blocks out of the seven will be used for mixed purposes, whereas, one of them will be dedicated to parkland.
Towers are ranging from 6 to 47 stories. The site is currently in the pre-construction stage at 1131 Bloor Street West. Bloor and Dufferin Condos is expected to have around 2219 units, which will be used for residential purposes. There are several vibrant storefronts that are mostly taken from the existing character. There will be a Plaza and atrium space which will be used as a welcoming gateway and landmark.
This massive community that will completely change the way of living for most residents will cater to almost every requirement on-site. A location that is ideal for almost every individual with a modern and stunning piece of architecture, there is not much one can ask for.
Bloor & Dufferin Condos: Features and Amenities
When there are internationally recognized architects such as Hariri Pontarini Architects and Giannone Petricone Associates, one can also expect a masterpiece in the making. The heritage specialists, ERA Architects, are also included in the team for Bloor and Dufferin Condominiums.
The site is expected to have seven buildings with 6, 11, 11, 25, 30, 44 and 47 stories. A total of 2219 units are expected to be in these 7 buildings. There are expected to be 54.5% of one-bedroom units, 35.5% of two-bedroom units and 7 percent of three-bedroom units. Moreover, Bloor and Dufferin Condo is expected to have three percent of the units, especially for bachelors.
Their developers have planned this massive community intending to create a real-estate property that is self-sufficient and has space for mixed uses. The site is expected to have space for commercial, retail, residential, and community use. There will retail space of about 200,000 square feet, around 52,000 square feet of office space and 30,000 square feet of community space. Some of the space that is dedicated for retail purposes will be used for a grocery store.
The historic Kent Senior Public School is currently on the site. The school which houses the Toronto School of the Arts will eventually be redesigned and incorporated into the site. Near the Dufferin Mall, the southwest corner of the site, there is expected to be a public park.
There is also a private street proposed which will be dividing the site centrally. This will mainly be used as the retail stretch. The community is going to be vibrant and walkable and will have everything to cater to all sorts of requirements of residents.
Location and Neighbourhood
The location of Bloor & Dufferin Condos has an always-growing neighborhood. It is filled with multiple parks, cafes, public transportation options, restaurants, shops, and much more. The Dufferin Mall is located just a few steps away from the site, and it has multiple shops and brands from all around the world.
The neighborhood has several eateries and boutiques which are easily accessible on foot. Along with several shopping and necessities options, there is a 24-acre park which is located just across the street. Kids can enjoy, and families can relax at the Christie Pits. Kids and adults can enjoy baseball, basketball, an outdoor pool, splash pad, and much more just across the street from Bloor and Dufferin Condominiums.
Some of the best attractions in Toronto are just a few minutes away from Bloor and Dufferin Condos. The Annex, The Junction as well as Little Portugal which cater to several artists, families, and professionals are all just at a walking distance. With a walk score of 95 out of 100, the location is ideal for almost every type of resident and every sort of requirement. This neighborhood is one of the best in Toronto for investment as well as for housing purposes.
Accessibility and Highlights
Right across the street, there is the Dufferin Station, which can take you across Toronto. This station is located only a few stops away from Yonge and Bloor, which is termed as the city’s transit epicenter. One can reach any point in the Greater Toronto Area and nearby regions from here without any issues.
Moreover, there are multiple buses that stop right in front of the condos. These buses run 24/7. With multiple public transportation options, the place has a transit score of 96 out of 100.
Bloor and Dufferin Condos are also directly connected to all the significant Highways around Toronto. The Gardiner Expressway, QEW, Highway 401, Highway 404, etc. are all easily accessible from the location. If a resident wants to take out their vehicles, reaching any point in Toronto will never be an issue.
There are some excellent educational institutes such as St. Mary’s, St. Helen, Kent Sr. PS, etc. make it a complete lifestyle for families. Families can get their children an excellent education and the best lifestyle, all at a single place.
Some nearby hospitals include Premier Medical Centre Inc., Toronto Western Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, etc. So, in case of an emergency, residents staying at Bloor & Dufferin Condos will not have to travel a great distance for assistance.
About the Developer
Capital Developments and Metropia have partnered to build a massive multi-use community that will cater to all sorts of requirements. The project will surely be a hit amongst every type of resident and investor.
Capital Developments have been known for some of the best developments in Toronto, such as E2 Condos, Azura Condos, 150 Redpath, Westblock, and much more. And, by partnering up with Metropia, they have surely enhanced their portfolio with the addition of Bloor and Dufferin Condominiums.
Metropia has been Canada’s most esteemed real estate developers. They have developed some of the best communities in multi-use neighborhoods around the country. Some of their developments include CRU 11 Yorkville, Trinity Hills, Lawrence Heights, E2 Condos, etc.