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Toronto's city builders: New Luminato CEO Anthony Sargent says yes to a bolder Toronto

In this special series of interviews, YongeStreet sits down for a chat to get to know some of the most prominent city builders whose work, vision and passion for the city help shape Toronto's present and future. Anthony Sargent of Luminato thinks it’s time ...
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Toronto's city builders: President and CEO of Waterfront Toronto William Fleissig takes a long view

In this special series of interviews, YongeStreet sits down for a chat to get to know some of the most prominent city builders whose work, vision and passion for the city help shape Toronto’s present and future. From his office, a generous light-filled corner ...
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A Closer Look At The Next 36

“There is a rumour,” says Peter Carrescia with a straight face. “One of the co-founders had taught a class on entrepreneurship at U of T; rumour has it that the class only held 36 people.” But then, the managing director of The Next 36 smiles. ...
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Long Branch - New Toronto - Mimico

This string of streetcar suburbs along Lake Ontario are connected to Toronto's central core by the 501 Queen Streetcar, nominated by National Geographic magazine as one of the world's "top ten trolley rides." Once sleepy residential communities, these neighbourhoods (today often referred to simply as "Lakeshore") have seen tremendous growth in both townhouse and condominium development, especially along the lakeside just west of the Humber River, an area once known as the "Motel Strip." New Toronto, with its once-mighty industrial base that disappeared in the early 1990s, is ready for creative enterprises to find spaces in old industrial facilities. With that streetcar offering an easy ride downtown, many creative and talented people are finding affordable places to live in all of these neighbourhoods.