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The 2017 NXT City Prize finalists!

The 2017 NXT City Prize finalists have been announced. Check out all the amazing submissions! One of these could be Toronto's next big public space project!

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What to do with pets when selling your home

Are you thinking of selling your home, but are concerned that your pet’s presence may turn away potential buyers? There are nearly 80,000 licenced dogs and cats in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), so some may assume that prospective purchasers wouldn’t

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Sidewalk Toronto will be a ‘global hub for urban innovation’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne were in town to join Mayor John Tory to unveil the new waterfront community, Sidewalk Toronto. Why is this master-plan such a big deal? It’s a collaboration between Waterfront Toronto

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Toronto is the 4th safest city in the world

The Economist released its Safe Cities Index 2017 and Toronto is number four on the list out of 60 cities around the world! With a score of 87.36, Toronto is the highest ranked non-Asian city, behind Tokyo, Singapore, and Osaka. Toronto improved

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Who else wishes we had a LEGO House in Toronto?

The amazingly, fantastical LEGO House is now complete! Designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group in partnership with LEGO, The Home of the LEGO Brick is now Billund, Denmark’s most famous landmark. The LEGO House features exhibition spaces and public spaces.

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OHBA announces the 2017 Awards of Distinction winners!

The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) announced the 2017 Awards of Distinction winners at its annual conference at Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort. For the second consecutive year, Tridel walked away with the prestigious 2017 Ontario Home Builder

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How to tell the difference between hardwood and laminate flooring

Whether you’re touring a new model home, walking through an open house, or just trying to impress your friends, knowing how to tell the difference between hardwood and laminate flooring can come in handy!Both types of flooring have their pros and cons.

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How artificial light affects your health

On the Newinhomes.com Blog, we spend a lot of time focusing on home decor tricks and tips, but we rarely touch on how features in new homes affect your health. Lighting can make a huge difference in a space depending on the fixture you’re using and the

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130’ mural unveiled in Entertainment District for TIFF 2017

Just in time for TIFF 2017 (the Toronto International Film Festival), Greenland Group installed and unveiled a new 130’ mural at the King Blue Condos site in Toronto, steps from the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Greenland Group commissioned Canadian artist, Zeesy

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What we learned about smart homes by talking to home builders

Throughout the month of August, we chatted with five home builders about the use of smart home technology, and we learned a lot.We had the chance to discuss smart homes with representatives from Branthaven Homes, Canderel, Heathwood Homes, Kylemore

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