Sunset at The Well

Captured by Urban Toronto Forum contributor AHK, this shot shows the mixed-use complex’s office tower reflecting the setting sun.   To view post:

Multiple Towers Now Rising at The Well at Front and Spadina

More than one tower is now beginning to sprout at the sprawling construction site of a new mixed-use community across nearly a full Downtown Toronto city block stretching west of Spadina between Front and Wellington. The Well, a multi-tower mega-project will bring seven towers to former site of The Globe and Mail’s offices and printing plant. The Well will … Continued

The Well Progressing on Enormous Site at Spadina and Front

Toronto’s largest construction site is making noticeable progress on the corner of Front and Spadina, where nearly a full city block extending to the north and west is being redeveloped with a mixed-use, multi-tower megaproject known as The Well. The community will eventually be home to a 36-storey office tower along with residential rental and condominium buildings rising 14, … Continued

Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Case Study of the U4SSSC A Guide to Circular Cities

The Well was featured in the June 2020 publication of “Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Case Study of the U4SSSC A Guide to circular cities”. The U4SSC serves as a platform to facilitate and ease the transition to smart sustainable cities to improve quality of life, efficiency of urban operation and services, and competitiveness. The publication … Continued

Project Of The Year – The Well

It’s touted as the most ambitious mixed-use project in the country. Those metrics are difficult to verify, but there’s no doubt The Well is of a scale seldom seen before and is a game-changing development for Toronto. And that’s why it is Toronto Storeys’ Project of the Year. Not only is the project massive in … Continued

BNN Bloomberg reports: Redevelopment of The Well to be completed by 2022

Jonathan Gitlin joins BNN Bloomberg’s Greg Bonnell for a closer at the site that is the former home of The Globe and Mail newspaper. He talks about the plans for the mixed-use project and how it fits in with the company’s broader strategy. Watch the video here.

‘The Well’ to Transform Downtown Toronto Neighbourhood

It’s being billed as a first of its kind in Canada.   The Well in downtown Toronto is a 3.1 million-square-foot mixed-use development spread over 7.8 acres which the developers, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, say is a “bold reflection of Toronto’s energy and diversity, and an extension … Continued

Digging Deep: a Look at the Well and the Massive Hole at Spadina and Front

You wouldn’t want to fall down this Well.   There’s a wide and enormously deep, abyss-like hole — 20 metres down — at the corner of Spadina Ave. and Front St. where a massive construction project is going on.     When it’s completed, the mixed-use development will have as many as 20,000 people living, … Continued

Work at The Well both Building Up and Digging Down

Work at Toronto’s largest construction site ever is getting more and more complex by the day. Excavation continues as the end-of-November target to wrap it up approaches after 14 months of work. Six underground levels deep across most of the site, forming, which is most advanced on the office tower at the east end of … Continued

Allied-RioCan’s Toronto Complex Lands Index Exchange as a Tenant

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust’s new office development in the heart of Toronto’s technology district has a core tenant: Index Exchange Inc., the closely held global advertising marketplace.   The Toronto-based firm will lease as much as 200,000 square feet (18,600 square meters) at Allied and RioCan’s The … Continued