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Top Toronto Real Estate: Condo Edition – Part 3

Top Toronto Real Estate: Condo Edition – Part 3

Hi guys, and welcome back to the conclusion of our Condo Living Series. Parts one and two focused on some beautiful Toronto condos and gave you an idea of the price per square foot of the Toronto condo real estate market. As a Toronto real estate agent, you learn the lay of the land, what buildings give you the best bang for your buck, what buildings to avoid and what buildings are worth every penny! Our goal is to help educate buyers on what the best option is for them as they embark on their real estate journey. Check out some of our favourite picks for sky-high living in one of the best cities in the world!

Toy Factory Lofts

Located at 43 Hanna Avenue in Liberty Village, is the highly sought-after Toy Factory conversion lofts. These spacious units range from 644 to 3026 square feet. The building was once home to Canada’s oldest toy factory, the Irwin Toy Factory before being transformed into the urban hard and soft lofts we know and love today. The building is 8 storeys and 218 of modern urban living. The concierge and security guard maintains the building’s safety, whilst the gym, sauna, media room, and rooftop deck bring the fun! A one-bedroom can be purchased up from the mid $800s. You’ll find it worth its weight in gold with its access to some of the trendiest Toronto neighbourhoods, restaurants, entertainment, and amazing outdoor spaces. Access bus transit at Liberty Street and subway access at Ossington.

Chocolate Company Lofts

Another unique loft option is located at 955 Queen St West, in the Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood. Originally home to The Patterson Candy Company, the Chocolate Company stands 6 storeys with 144 units in a security-maintained building. Enjoy 12’ high ceilings, wood and steel features, exposed brick and large windows. Get into the building with studios listed for just under $600,000. Indulge your artistic side with the many art galleries to explore or satisfy your caffeine fix with one of the many coffee shops and cafes nearby. Ossington offers subway access and access to the Gardiner is an easy way in and out of the city centre.

Ten York

Aptly named for its address on York Street, this 67-storey building is a luxury condo with modern furnishings, innovative technology and ample amenities. There are 694 suites that range from 564 to 3858 square feet. $600,000 will get you access to one of the smaller units, with big advantages. Enjoy your outdoor pool, lakefront access and a quick walk to the downtown core outside, with amenities such as a gym, sauna, yoga studio, rec room, spa and more on the inside. The concierge and guest suites and parking add to the luxury of this building, and the easy access to Union Station and the Gardiner will have you out and home again in no time! If you are interested in buying with us, fill out a form and we would be happy to show you what’s available on the market.


Standing at 8 Charlotte, Charlie is a modern 36-storey high-rise condo building in the heart of the Entertainment District. There are 314 units that range in size from 400 square foot studios and penthouses over 2000 square feet. Enjoy grand 9’ ceilings, large windows, hardwood floors, chef kitchens, and beautiful balconies. You’re only steps away from the CN Tower, Rogers Centre and endless options for shopping, dining, and entertaining. Inside, the amenities include The Zone: complete with media, party, meeting and games rooms, an outdoor pool, sauna and gym. The concierge is an added bonus, as are the guest suites and visitor parking. St. Andrew’s station offers subway access and the Gardiner is a quick drive away. You are looking at around $800,000 for a one-bedroom in this luxury condo.


Located in Queen West, 180 University Avenue is home to this stunning 66-storey glass tower that shares its name with the 5-star hotel brand. Built-in 2013, the Shangri-La has 392 suites in 49 stories that range from 678 to a massive 4430 square feet. Expect to pay in the $800Ks for a one-bedroom suite, but prepare to be dazzled by its high ceilings, Italian kitchens, impressive appliances, automated blinds, and a full list of amenities. While hotel suites occupy the first 17 floors, residents can enjoy private access to their suites via a high-speed elevator. They can enjoy all of the hotel amenities including the pool, spa and sauna, rec room and gym, housekeeping, concierge and valet services and even more. Enjoy on-site luxury with off-site easy access to all the city has to enjoy. The Gardiner Expressway is accessible for commuters and public transit is steps away at St. Andrew Station.

We hope you’ve enjoyed learning about the luxury living our beautiful city has to offer. To view one of these properties, please reach me and we can discuss your budget, goals, and expectations. Condo living is a comfortable and convenient way to enjoy the city without the responsibility of outdoor maintenance or exorbitant property tax. With so many options, you are bound to find a place that suits your taste, style, and of course budget. Let’s go condo shopping!

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