North of Queen's Quay is a large group of condos and south to Toronto's waterfront is an area that features more condos as well as a multi-purpose area made up of parklands and a community centre. The Harbourfront neighbourhood runs along the Toronto waterfront from Bathurst to Jarvis street with Queen's Quay being the main east west roadway that runs through the neighbourhood. There are bike lanes along the road ways as well. The neighbourhood is definitely one of the prime areas to look at if you are looking to purchase a condo in Toronto. There is a wonderful sense of community along the waterfront with many beaches and parks to appreciate and experience. There is always something intriguing going on whether it be free public skating or live music, plus more. As a condo resident the water is easily accessible. During the summer months there are numerous cultural events and festivals at the Harbourfront Centre. Some neighbourhood landmarks marks are Waterfront Community Centre and City School, Queens Quay Terminal, Toronto Music Garden, Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, HTO Park, Harbour Square and Harbourfront Centre. There are also opportunities to charter boats and ships for dining, sightseeing and fishing. The Toronto Islands are just a short ferry ride away via the Island Ferry which can be found at the bottom of Bay Street.
Values and Trends
Currently there are 27 resale condos and some new condo developments alond the east side of the waterfront. The past few years the price per sq. ft. has beed approximately $799.