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The Capitol Residences

10 May, 2021
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Project Summary

Project Name:  The Capitol Residences
Location: 2500 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
Developer: Madison Group and Westdale Properties
Architect: Turner Fleischer Architects and Hariri Pontarini Architects
Interior Designer: Studio Munge
Status: Registration
No. of buildings: 1
Storeys: 14
Building Type: Condominium
Total no. of units: 145+
Unit Mix: 1B – 3B
Suite Size: TBA
VIP Launch Date: Summer 2021
Estimated Occupancy Date: TBA

Located at Southport Street just north of the Queensway this mixed-use condominium project is set to rise in the highly coveted Swansea area. With two residential towers, townhomes and 35,000 sq ft of retail at grade, Southport Square will become a community within itself. This desirable location is just moments away from the charming shops and restaurants of Bloor West Village, the near 400-acre scenic escape of High Park and Lake Ontario. With an impeccable location that provides all the convenience of a downtown location while having the scenic luxuries that the allow for you to enjoy nature.

Developers

Madison Group is one of the most well-established builders in the GTA. They started in the 1960’s by building freehold homes, and it wasn’t long until they were building entire subdivisions. They were able to read market trends, and they’ve since shifted their focus to luxury condominium buildings. They’re known for their value, tremendous customer service, and ability to produce innovative designs.

Westdale Properties has been in operation for over 60 years, and today their presence can be seen through North America. They own, develop, and manage real estate assets across the country, and they have properties in vital Canadian markets like Toronto, Calgary and Halifax. They have been able to find continued success because of their dedication and ensuring positive experiences for the thousands of people to live, work and play in their properties every day.

Founded in 1974 and celebrating 45 years in business, Turner Fleischer Architects has grown to become one of Canada’s pre-eminent architectural firms. They attribute their success to be their commitment to an unwavering progressive philosophy to bring the best staff, tools and knowledge to every job. Turner Fleischer takes pride in the attentiveness given to each project, working with enthusiasm and a sense of challenge.

Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) is a leading Toronto-based, full-service practice known for crafting projects of enduring value. Founded in 1994 by Siamak Hariri and David Pontarini, the firm’s portfolio covers a diverse range of institutional, cultural, mixed-use, commercial, and residential projects of international acclaim. Distinguished by an unwavering commitment to design excellence, and an aspiration to create architecture that uplifts and inspires, HPA’s growing body of work has helped to elevate and expand Canada’s architectural profile on the global stage.

Studio Munge is the fresh iteration of Italian designer Alessandro Munge’s 20 years of experience creating extraordinary interiors. Driven to creating unforgettable design, Studio Munge is defining a new era of luxury interiors. Perfectly situated at the intersection of maturity and evolution, Studio Munge’s growing portfolio is a testament to their ability to overcome business challenges with emotive design solutions.

Features & Amenities

The Capitol Residences will preserve the rich architectural history by retaining the locations’ heritage facade on the first two levels facing Yonge Street, creating a striking dynamic that blends old and new. This development continues to strive for harmony as it blends the best parts of high-rise and mid-rise buildings. This is a mixed-use condominium building that’s equipped with ample retail floorspace on the ground level. There will be over 15,000 square-feet of retail floor space throughout this landmark project, with multiple commercial retail units facing Yonge Street. The Capitol will offer 145 residential suites that will range from one to three bedrooms as well as townhouse units for those that desire even more space. The residential suites will feature 10’ ceiling heights and extensive private terraces and oversized balconies throughout the building.

Most of the building amenities will be located on the second floor of the development. This includes a large communal courtyard located on its northern side. There will be over 3,600 square-feet of indoor amenity space and over 2,700 square-feet of outdoor amenity space including 24/7 concierge service, automated parcel storage, golf simulator and lounge area, fitness centre with private workout areas, The Social Club featuring a lounge, dining and servery, extensive outdoor lounge and dining area, kids playroom, residential guest suite and pet spa. The extensive amenities at The Capitol will satisfy the need of every individual.

Location & Transit

The Yonge-Eglinton neighbourhood is central to Midtown Toronto, one of four central business districts outside of the downtown core. Many people choose to live in this neighbourhood because it is one of the best in terms of safety, entertainment, employment, and transportation. The Capitol Residences is set in the centre of affluent neighbourhoods such as Forest Hill and Lawrence Park. It is also surrounded by schools, shopping malls, and recreational amenities such as gyms and parks. Because of its convenient location, it provides a perfect experience for those who lead an active physical and financial lifestyle. The best location for families to live and flourish as the population grows.

Sherwood Park, with its long winding paths for running and biking, wading pools, a big playground, and other amenities, is just one major street away. There is also a dog off-leash section. A wonderful place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.

There’s no question that Yonge and Eglinton is a fantastic place to live, and an even better place for investment! In addition to its current charm and character, the neighbourhood will soon benefit from the Eglinton Crosstown LRT. This new rapid transit line will travel along the Eglinton corridor from Mt. Dennis in the west all the way to Kennedy Station in the east, connecting the entire region of Midtown Toronto together. The neighbourhood has a distinctly urban vibe, and locals are lucky to be close to everything they need. The Capitol has a Walk Score of 90/100, which means that you can accomplish all of your daily errands without the use of a car. This is mostly because of the Yonge-Eglinton Centre that also has a Metro grocery store. The surrounding streets are lined with bars and restaurants too, and there’s even an Absolute Comedy Club. The neighbourhood is also rated an impressive 87/100 on its Transit Score.

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