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Oakwood CI Students Mural Project

Ask anyone in Hillcrest Village what their favourite thing about the area is, and they will say the great community. Community is very important to…

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Suite of the Month: May

It’s that time of the month again! Have you been waiting to find out what this month’s Suite of the Month would be? Without further…

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Upcoming Events at Wychwood Barns

We are always talking about Wychwood Barns - it’s our favourite community hub and it’s just a few steps away from The Nest. There’s always…

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Your Guide to the Annex

One of the best things about living in Hillcrest Village is being so close some of Toronto’s best kept secrets and trendiest hotspots. Torontonians near…

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Green Living at the Nest

Green living is important to us - we  care about our buildings, our residents and future generations to come. We’ve added many sustainable features to…

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Suite of the Month: April

It’s that time of the month again! Have you been waiting to find out what this month’s Suite of the Month would be? Without further…

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A Q&A with Local Artist, Amy Walsh-Harris

We chatted with local artist Amy Walsh-Harris, who has a very exciting show at Wychwood Barns (just down the street from The Nest!) this weekend.…

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The Pros Of Downsizing

You’ve either gone through it or will have to go through it at some point in your life. The kids grow up, go away to…

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Meet Your Neighbours Event – Video!

A few weeks ago we hosted a Meet Your Neighbours event at our presentation centre for all of our purchasers, their family and their friends.…

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Free Rogers Internet

We've got great news for our purchasers! The Nest is proud to be one of the first pre-construction condo projects to be partnering with Rogers…

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We met our neighbours!

We ended 2014 with a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate our shovels in the ground on St. Clair West, and we've kicked off 2015 with another…

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Suite of the Month: March

We recently released a series of new suite designs, and today we are excited to launch our Suite of The Month series. Each month we'll…

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Introducing Alfred, a new perk at The Nest!

We’ve got some great news to share with you - Alfred is coming to The Nest! We had the opportunity to chat with Matt Young,…

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Dare to Compare

When you are looking at buying a condo, and have settled on the neighbourhood, its crucial to be able to compare it to other options…

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Floorplan Closeup: Two bedroom + Study

We’re kicking off February right, even though the groundhog says we still have at least 6 more weeks of winter to go. We’ve shared a…

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A Q&A with Councillor Joe Mihevc

Rockport’s relationship with City Councillor Joe Mihevc of Ward 21 began a few years ago when our project, The Nest, was proposed on St. Clair…

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Your Guide to Corso Italia

Corso Italia, or rather Toronto’s other (and slightly smaller) Little Italy, is a district that neighbours Hillcrest Village. It’s situated on St. Clair Avenue West,…

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Midtown Neighbourhood Comparisons

When you’re on the hunt for a new home, there is a lot to consider. Do you want to live near a school? Transit? Which…

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Exploring The Junction: Best Coffee

We’ve got a secret: some of the best coffee in the city can be found in The Junction, the area that neighbours Hillcrest Village. For…

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Geothermal Buildings From Around The World

Late last year, we talked about our geothermal efforts on the blog and gave you a little background info on what it is and why…

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The Rise of Mid-Rise Condos

As you may already know, The Nest is a mid-rise condominium development as opposed to both low-rise and high-rise developments. Generally speaking, when you think…

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Floorplan Closeup: Another One Bedroom + Den

Happy New Year! We thought we’d start the year off right, and share another featured floorplan with you! If our memory serves us right, the…

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A look back at 2014

Dear friends and family, the end of the year is near. Can you believe it? Suppose time does fly when you're having fun! We haven't had…

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Where to get your Christmas Feast in Hillcrest Village

Christmas is less than a week away, and we could not be more excited! The lights are hung, there are presents under the Christmas tree,…

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Holiday Lights in Hillcrest Village

Oh, it’s definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Hillcrest Village! We took a stroll around the neighbourhood last night and took some…

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Win a St. Clair West Toque!

'Tis the season for giveaways! As you probably already know by now, we love our neighbourhood. The sense of community and 'hood love that encompasses…

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The 411 on CondoPuppy

We have a soft spot for our furry little friends, which is one of the main reasons we will have a ‘puppy spa’ at The…

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A Perfect Day in Hillcrest Village with Ben Latchford

If you’ve popped into our sales centre, then you’ve probably noticed the butcher shop next door, Roast. If you’re already well acquainted with the Village,…

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An Insider’s Look at Hillcrest Village

As you may have gathered from our previous posts, we love our ‘hood. From the restaurants and shops to our amazing neighbours, we just love…

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Get to Know Hillcrest Village: The Stop

The Stop’s weekly Farmers’ Market at Wychwood Barns is one of our favourite things to talk about on Twitter. It’s held every single Saturday morning…

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Get To Know Hillcrest Village: Vintage Home Boutique

The Vintage Home Boutique opened up in the Hillcrest Village a few weeks ago, and we only recently had a chance to go check it…

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Get to know Hillcrest Village: Roast Fine Foods | Butcher Shop

It was only a matter of time before we did a profile on our friendly neighbours, and favourite local butcher shop Roast! If you came…

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Come Brunch With Us!

Hands down, our favourite weekend meal has got to be brunch.  There’s just something about waking up around 10 AM and heading to your favourite…

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Walk Score at St. Clair West

We love to talk about The Nest’s neighbourhood - there’s just so much to do, see and eat! We’ve told you about the best pizzerias…

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Watch Our Mural Come to Life

If you came to our big groundbreaking event a few weekends ago, you probably saw William Lazos and Michael Davis working away on our brand…

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A Perfect Day in Hillcrest Village with Josie Stern

A few months ago we chatted with the unofficial ambassador of Hillcrest Village, Matthew Slutsky, about his perfect day in the neighbourhood. We enjoyed learning…

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A Quick Chat with Artist William Lazos

We had a quick chat with the ever-talented and super busy William Lazos, the artist who painted the lovely mural on The Nest’s site for…

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A year of riding the TTC for free

We’ve been going on and on about our big ground breaking event happening this Saturday, October 18th, and our contest too. You know, the one…

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Ground Breaking Event – CONTEST!

The countdown is on! Our big, big, big Ground Breaking Event is less than a week away and we’re hard at work to make sure…

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Get to know Hillcrest Village: Artscape Wychwood Barns

Earlier this week, we profiled one of our favourite coffee shops in the ‘hood, Zaza Espresso Bar. Today, we’re going to tell you all about…

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Get to know Hillcrest Village: Zaza Espresso Bar

Zaza Espresso Bar has it all: a great location (yay Hillcrest Village!), coffee beans imported from Italy, and a great fan base in Toronto. Whether…

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Ground Breaking at The Nest

Save the date: we’re having our Ground Breaking Event on October 18th, and we’ve got plenty of fun surprises and activities planned for the day!…

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Street Art in Toronto

If you’ve ever visited Hillcrest Village, you’ll know what we’re talking about whenever we say the Hillcrest Village mural. It’s big, it’s bold, it’s beautiful…

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Transit at The Nest

A recent study showed that one of the things people consider when buying a new home is having easy access to rapid transit. We think…

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More on the Rooftop Amenities at The Nest

Last week we interviewed the folks at II by IV, the interior design firm behind all of our amenities including the interior space adjacent to the…

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Floorplan Closeup: Another One Bedroom + Den

It’s been a while now since we last shared one of our featured floorplans with you. In the meantime we’ve talked about where to go…

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Rooftop Amenities at The Nest

We’ve talked about the amenities at The Nest in the past, especially in regards to entertaining guests and the interior design firm II by IV…

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Geothermal 101

You’ve probably heard us boasting about our geothermal efforts on Twitter or on Facebook, and it’s okay if you’re wondering what the heck we’re going…

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Bar Hopping in Hillcrest Village

We’ve gone on and on about the best pizzerias in Hillcrest Village - something we’re confident that residents at The Nest will love! For our…

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What Goes Down Will Come Up

It's been a great week at The Nest! A few months after we started demolition on our site and knocked down the KFC, we completed our…

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A Vintage Look at Hillcrest Village

Our neighbourhood is in a transitional period, as many of you know. If you’ve been to Bathurst and St. Clair and travelled west, you would…

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Entertaining at The Nest

Everyone likes to throw parties from time to time, whether it’s a small get-together or a bigger family event, parties are a big part of…

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Living in Style at The Nest

Buying a home is really buying many things. You’re purchasing a neighbourhood, a lifestyle (do you love to walk? ride your bike? or do you…

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A Slice Of Neighbourhood Life

In case you missed it, our own Jack Winberg was in the Toronto Star last Saturday with Ben Latchford of our favourite neighbourhood butcher, Roast.…

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Hillcrest Village Love: Pukka

Down the street from our Presentation Centre on St. Clair West, we’ve become regulars at the modern Indian restaurant Pukka, which boasts a fresh take…

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What are Closing Costs?

Buying a condo is one of the largest purchases you’ll make in your lifetime, and we know it’s a big decision regardless of whether you’re…

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The Best Pizza in Hillcrest Village

There are many, many reasons why we think you should buy at The Nest - our amazing floorplans, our sweet purchaser incentive (free BBQ anyone?),…

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Aiming for Tier 2 at The Nest

Earlier this week we sat down with our resident urban planner Kathryn Randle to chat about The Nest's sustainability efforts and the Toronto Green Standard.…

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Floorplan Closeup: One Bedroom + Den

On our blog we’ve given you background info about our project, told you more about our development team at The Rockport Group, and showed you…

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A Perfect Day in Hillcrest Village

We sat down to chat with Matthew Slutsky, the unofficial ambassador of Hillcrest Village and one of the friendliest people in the neighbourhood, to find…

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Wychwood Barns: Our Community Hub

What makes a neighbourhood a community? There are so many ways to answer that question, but what it really comes down to is how the…

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The Rockport Group

We’ve told you a little about The Nest, the neighbourhood it’s in, the amenities but now we want to share with you a little information…

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The Nest’s Presentation Centre

You may not have noticed it, but nestled in the heart of Hillcrest Village, right up the street from our site, is our Presentation Centre.…

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Salsa on St. Clair

We’ve been counting down the days until this weekend for quite some time now, and now we can finally say that the 10th Annual Salsa…

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Intro to The Nest

Maybe you’ve already seen our sales centre along St. Clair West, or you’ve visited us on Facebook or Twitter - or maybe you’re meeting us…

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