The Highland Condos is a new condo project by Mutual Development Corporation, located at 4569 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON. The development has one building at 11 storeys tall with an expected total of 101 residential units.
The initial plans show the building with a unique design that is being handled by Kohn Partnership Architects Inc. Located at Morningside Ave and Kingston Road, the condominiums will provide a tremendous urban lifestyle away from the city. This pre-construction project is expected to be available for occupancy from 2021.
The Highland Condos will have space for both retail and residential purposes along with basic necessities. The initial development plans also include space for outdoor amenity space, which will also provide some great views of the neighborhood. Here is how living at The Highland Condos and in the neighborhood will be like.
Features and Amenities
The designs by Kohn Partnership Architects Inc. will definitely enhance the look of the neighborhood with the contemporary structure. There will be a façade that will be specifically designed to let the floor to ceiling glazing in every unit. The west and east walls of the building will have architectural details like textured precast panels with vertical and horizontal segments.
The condominiums at The Highland Condos will feature terracing from 3 to 6 floors as well as on level 10. These will help in making it more appealing and also provide ample sunshine to the residents. As per plans, this will provide a smooth transition to the low-rise homes on the south end of the site. The condo development will also provide parking space for 102 vehicles and 74 bicycles in the two-level underground parking. The Highland Condos will have a retail space of about 2852 square feet.
The development will have units with one-bedroom, two-bedroom as well as three bedrooms. Some of these will provide mesmerizing views of the lake. Living at The Highland Condos will prove to be an affordable yet luxurious option for many residents.
Location and Neighborhood
The location of The Highland Condos is one that is continuously growing. The site has a walk score of 83 out of 100, which means that residents will be able to cover most of the errands on foot. This region lies under the “Kingston Road Avenue Study” which plans to revitalize the area. The plans include enhancing the sidewalks, planting trees, and bringing several sustainable mixed-use developments.
The Highland Condos are just a few minutes away from the University of Toronto Scarborough, which will make it much easier for students. Moreover, the campus recently announced its plan to expand the campus to provide a world-class education to more number of students. So, if a student studying in the university is looking for an affordable housing solution in the neighborhood, The Highland Condos is the ideal option.
There are several proposals and new upcoming developments in the region. This has led to the enhancement of multiple facilities. The location has several eateries, schools, parks, and retail shops to cater to every requirement of residents. Scarborough Village provides a perfect mix of urban life and nature with the Morningside Park just down the street.
The stunning views of Lake Ontario are not far from the condos. The condos are also just at a distance of 10 minutes from the Scarborough Town Centre which will cater to a lot of basic requirements of the residents. There is plenty of green space in the neighborhood too. Nearby parks include Grey Abbey Park, Colonel Danforth Park, Morningside Park, and Megan Road Park. There are several shopping and restaurant options in the neighborhood. These include Subway, Hakka No.1 Restaurant, Variety Pick Quick Smoke, Sunset Grill, Mark’s, and Sandy’s Casual Wear & T-shirt Printing. Living at The Highland Condos, residents will not have to travel a distance to run an errand.
Accessibility and Highlights
The location of The Highland Condos has decent public transportation options. The current transit score is 72 out of 100. However, with several plans to revitalize and bring in new options, the public transportation of the region will be world-class. The condominiums are just at a distance of 5 minutes from Guildwood GO Station. One can easily reach the Union Station in 25 minutes from here.
Motorists will have access to the Kingston Road, which will make it much simpler for the residents to reach Downtown Toronto. There are several bus routes that serve the site on a regular basis. Commuting will never be an issue for most of the residents.
About the Developer
The developers of The Highland Condos are Mutual Developments. The development firm has been in the industry for more than 25 years. Mutual Developments specializes in project management, development, and construction. They have also built the iconic Harbour Walk which is inspired by the historic Cape Cod.
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