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Midtown Lofts | ?m | 6 fl | U/C
(05-08-2017, 02:44 PM)rangersfan Wrote: The project was well into the second floor when I went by this afternoon.

This project seems to be stuck on 2 stories for the last couple of weeks.... I was wondering if there was something holding up progress....

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Is it precast or are they doing forms and pouring? Either way maybe the rain was just too much for the work?
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They're using some kind of insulated precast parts, and you're right that there hasn't been any activity to speak of for the last week and half, I guessed because of the rain. They seemed to be making pretty good progress up until then.

Every time I pass, I think about how wonderfully close to the sidewalk on King the ground floor will be. Great for retail, not so great for someone's apartment...
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(05-08-2017, 06:24 PM)MidTowner Wrote: They seemed to be making pretty good progress up until then.

I was actually going to say the opposite; progress seems very slow.

Demolition happened in September of 2015. Excavation in March of 2016. First floor started in late February 2017. Second floor in May 2017.

I was actually curious if there was something particularly complicated about this build or this technique that was slowing work.

It could that I am used to seeing the Trio on Belmont project daily which seemed to put a floor up every 7-10 days albeit with a much different building technique.
Everyone move to the back of the bus and we all get home faster.
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It seems to me that the second floor was mostly up in early April, but that they all but stopped work shortly after. At one point, it really did seem to be active, and foundation-to-second floor seemed quick

May 2016 seems to be excavation, according to this thread. There's also record in here of their claiming to deliver the first units in June 2017. I guess it's still technically possible!
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Yeah, hanging precast in the rain kind of sucks. There might be a high demand for precast panels given the amount of new construction in Ontario.
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Floor three begins:
   
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