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Top Ten Condos for 2018

Based on CondoNowScore statistics gathered by the 1 million users* that frequented CondoNow over 1.7 million times over the past year, we’ve discovered which developments really stood apart from the rest.

  • Average price of a new condo in the GTA in November was $786,602 
  • Prices for new condos increased 11.9% over the last 12 months. 

Starting our Countdown at the Number Ten Spot is….

357 King West Condos

10. 357 King West Condos

Great Gulf

Occupancy: Early 2022

357 King West Condos is an exquisite 42-storey tower located in the heart of The Entertainment District. 357 King West Condos saw 1715 visitors come to
CondoNow to learn more about this exciting project by Great Gulf. What is it that makes 357 King West Condos so desirable? This tower will feature a 3rd floor amenity space allowing residents access to a yoga studio, fitness room and more. The 42nd floor will have a rooftop terrace, giving way to the amazing views of the downtown Toronto skyline and Lake Ontario. 357 King West Condos also boasts a perfect walk and transit score as residents can benefit from the close proximity of all the neighbourhood’s amenities and having transit right outside the front doors.


Artworks Condos

9. Artworks Condos

The Daniels Corporation

Occupancy: Summer 2021

Taking the #9 spot is Artworks Condos. Located in the revitalized Regent Park area of Toronto, this 32-storey tower will reflect the artistic energy of the neighborhood by featuring local artistic works in its gallery-like lobby.  It’s no wonder the building is selling well, as it offers amenities to accommodate everyone in the family from a mega gym and arcade, to an outdoor terrace and working space. With an almost near perfect walk and transit score, this lively neighborhood has everything imaginable and more for residents to enjoy and explore. Artworks Condos is sure to inspire and stimulate.


Wonder Condos

8. Wonder Condos

Graywood Developments Ltd. and Alterra Group

Occupancy: October 2022

With the #8 spot on our Top Ten list is Wonder Condos, a 9-storey building located in the heart of Toronto’s Leslieville neighborhood. The building will offer residents large terraces and balconies, along with outdoor and indoor amenity spaces. With Queen Street East within walking distance, residents can enjoy amazing local amenities and world-class transit options. With almost 13,000 visitors to CondoNow to view this project, it is no surprise the building sold out.


Empire Phoenix Condos

7. Empire Phoenix Condos

Empire Communities

Occupancy: November 2021

July 2018 marked the launch of Empire Phoenix Condos, a 29-storey tower with some stunning and unobstructed waterfront views. With over 7,600 visitors to CondoNow’s project page, they learned that this tower will boast a grand outdoor pool, a wellness centre, and a rooftop courtyard are just some of the many amenities offered. The area favours the nature-lover in the city, as there is plenty of green-space and lakefront areas to enjoy. It is also close enough to downtown Toronto for commuters and young professionals and with a new GO Train station set to be built nearby, South Etobicoke is definitely the place to call home.


Auberge On The Park Condos 2

6. Auberge On The Park Condos 2

Tridel and Rowntree Enterprises

Occupancy: Summer 2022

In October of 2017, Tridel launched Auberge On The Park. It was widely believed that this project coming to the corner of Leslie and Eglinton in Don Mills would be in demand and it certainly was, with many suites selling out on the 1st day. Tridel developments are always in high demand and this has been no exception with the launch of Auberge On The Park Condos 2 back in February. Auberge On The Park Condos 2 will stand 29-storeys tall and will treat residents to amazing views of the surrounding parks and forestry, along with amazing shared amenities including concierge, spin studio, outdoor pool, and lounge area. With the addition of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT being built nearby, residents of Auberge On The Park Condos 2 will have quick and easy access to all corners of Toronto. (Stay tuned for Auberge Condos 3).


BIG King Toronto Condos

5. BIG King Toronto Condos

Westbank Corp and Allied Properties REIT

Occupancy: Summer 2023

Breaking into our Top 5 is a mountain! Yes, that’s right, mountains in downtown Toronto! BIG King Toronto Condos is something completely different from the tower and podium style condos that make up the Toronto skyline. Renowned architects Bjarke Ingels Group describe the project as pixelated patterns with peaks. The building will incorporate greenery throughout, making sure every resident a bit of nature to enjoy. This incredible, building has already set the bar for luxury and pricing, while almost selling out of the first two towers. CondoNow saw over 28,000 visitors to the project’s page, spending over 1230 hours exploring everything this amazing and innovative building has to offer.


Universal City Condos 2

4. Universal City Condos 2 

Chestnut Hill

Occupancy: December 2021

With tower one completely selling out in just weeks, comes Universal City Condos 2, the highly anticipated second tower developed by Chestnut Hill. With 324 suites within the 27-storeys, residents will enjoy amenities such as a fitness centre, party room, and amazing outdoor spaces. Located in flourishing downtown Pickering, residents will be surrounded by local amenities and transit options. Universal City Condos 2 saw 13,625 visitors to CondoNow’s project page, spending almost 600 hours viewing the amazing details.


Valera Condos

3. Valera Condos

ADI Development Group

Occupancy:  February 2021

Breaking into our Top 3 is Valera Condos, a 9-storey building that will be part of a community with townhomes and another building consisting of a 10-storey tower and a 3-storey podium.Residents will be treated to plenty of amenity space, including an outdoor pool and spacious terrace. Valera Condos is located in suburban Burlington, a great escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto and offers a wide variety of local amenities, schools, and transit. With 26,685 visitors to CondoNow interested in Valera Condos, it is no wonder that the other phases of this community are selling well also.


Aqualuna Condos

2. Aqualuna Condos


Occupancy: Summer 2023

Aqualuna Condos is located in Toronto’s East Bayfront Community, one of the most desired places to live in the city. The building’s 19-storeys will top out at the ends and dip down lower in the middle, almost resembling a wave, with beautifully landscaped amenity spaces. The neighborhood has achieved Stage 1 LEED ND Gold Certification and also offers community-wide WIFI. This area of the city is thriving with walking and bike lanes, beaches,
businesses, and parks. With its ongoing revitalization and perfect transit score, Aqualuna Condos is sure to become part of one of the most desired places to live in the world.


And The #1 Spot Is Awarded To….

Sugar Wharf Condos

1. Sugar Wharf Condos

Menkes Developments Ltd.

Occupancy: February 2022

If you want a condo that has it all, great location, great amenities, easy access to downtown, schools, and greenspace, well Sugar Wharf Condos is the place to call home. Sugar Wharf Condos will be just one of 5 towers being built on the property located at Queens Quay & Freeland. Residents will be connected to Toronto’s underground PATH system, bypassing traffic and reaching Union Station by foot in under 15 minutes. Boasting a perfect transit score, there is no need for a car to reach some of the city’s many amenities along Front Street. Along with the residential buildings being built, the community will see a new public school and day care centre opening on site, amazing news for young families looking to make downtown Toronto home. With Sugar Wharf Condos offering residents everything they need and more, it is no wonder more than 8,700 visitors viewed the project and it was voted #1 on CondoNow’s Top 10 Condos of 2018!

This completes our list for 2018. Did you buy a condo at one of these Top 10?

Generally speaking, condo projects by great developers in a great location are met enthusiastically by investors and end-users alike. If you are looking for a Toronto pre-construction condo for 2019, you can find all of them on CondoNow.

Have a great holiday and best wishes for 2019!

* Stats courtesy of the CondoNow geeks and Google Analytics

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