COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for February 1, 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts on what have been booming real estate and building industries. Many jobs and most events are currently suspended, postponed, or affected in other ways, though UrbanToronto is still operating at full strength with our team working remotely. As a means to keep the public in the loop about the shutdowns, we’ll be sharing information and status updates from around the industry on a regular basis.

In today’s report: City of Toronto urges residents to wear masks in enclosed common spaces of apartment buildings and condominiums, Over 1,000 stores visited during Ontario’s COVID-19 inspection blitz, and more news from the COVID-19 front.

Covid-19, coronavirus, housing market, construction, GTA, TorontoConstruction in Toronto, image by Forum contributor Benito

Government notices and announcements: 

City of Toronto prioritizes health and safety measures across service areas to protect residents, staff and communities from COVID-19 and variants

City of Toronto update on COVID-19

City of Toronto urges residents to wear masks in enclosed common spaces of apartment buildings and condominiums

Discover Vaughan’s virtual business supports

Statements from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti in response to COVID-19

Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Variants

Over 1,000 Stores Visited during Ontario’s COVID-19 Inspection Blitz

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

Metrolinx COVID-19 Update for Jan. 29, 2021

RE/MAX: Will We See the Recovery of the Toronto Condo Market in 2021?

Minto Apartment REIT to Report Fourth Quarter 2020 Financial Results on March 11, 2021

Fiera Capital announces December 31, 2020 preliminary assets under management and Q4 2020 financial results date


REMINDER: Download the COVID Alert app today

Everyone from construction workers to brokers to real estate executives is encouraged to share tips on what work and events have stopped, what is proceeding, and how their businesses are being affected by the various shutdowns.