Bazis has played an influential role in the transformation of Toronto’s landscape and skyline. It is our innovative architectural design, our signature style that has contributed to this and set us apart from other real estate developers.
Over the last decade, we have worked with renowned architect Rosario Varacalli to create inspired designs paying close attention to every detail, inside and out. Details that are distinctive, contemporary and classic and make a statement.
These innovative designs are apart of each one of our projects: The standout and luminous green glass towers of Emerald Park that punctuate the monochromatic skyline of North York. Two towers with distinctively flared tops that share a three-story podium which houses office and retail space.
A single tower, enveloped in faceted metallic ribbons that glitter against the cityscape is the distinctive 1 Yorkville. Incredibly luxurious details such as the rooftop theatre, spa and pool.
A unique tower made up of four cubes is perfectly juxtaposed with the design of the Royal Ontario Museum directly across from Exhibit. One of its most distinguishing features is a stunning urban outdoor oasis.
Modern beauty takes shape at Yonge and Eglinton with eCondos, the first building in Toronto to have a glass cantilevered pool lounge.
Crystal BLU, a statement of sophistication rises from a six-storey podium inset with awe-inspiring blue glass crystal that adds an extraordinary dimension to the city skyline.
These are some of the distinctive exterior details of our communities. Each unique residence, built with a clear vision of interior details marrying seamlessly with the exterior theme of the building. Functional living spaces with an open concept layout, each unit features luxurious interiors with signature designer finishes.
Some of the striking features that have become synonymous with the BAZIS signature style include high ceilings, expansive windows offering panoramic views; wrap around terraces; and European inspired kitchens with top of the line appliances.
In addition to these are the incredible amenities built-in to every one of our projects as well. Fitness galleries with yoga studios and lounges, sparkling indoor and outdoor pools, elegant entertainment rooms, rooftop gardens and beautiful lobbies.
Features and amenities such as these have all contributed to the signature BAZIS style.
We can now unveil the fabulous amenities that will qualify Exhibit as a residential masterpiece. Located across from the majestic Royal Ontario Museum, Exhibit distinguishes itself with unrelenting craftsmanship, an eye for detail & impeccably crafted, unique architecture complete with incredible interior features, further enhancing the experience of Exhibit.
Starting from the bottom, and working our way up we begin with the jewel-like lobby. It is an inviting space adorned with glass walls, and features muted limestone flooring. For an added element of drama, an illuminated glass sculpture sits suspended from the soaring ceiling.
The 9th-floor entertainment complex is ready to host small and large events alike. Featuring a bar, party room that includes a fireplace, private dining area, kitchen and lounge. The party room also features an exterior glass wall that opens up to a beautiful outdoor oasis, allowing for the celebrations to transition easily to the outdoors on those warm summer nights. Directly above, on the 10th floor, is a state-of-the art fitness gallery featuring top-of-the-line equipment, yoga studio, lockers, showers, cool-down room all complete with a spectacular view of the rooftop garden and sparkling pool.
Every unit is an exquisite showcase of meticulous design, craftsmanship & attention to detail. From the wrap around balconies with magnificent terraces; to European-inspired kitchens complemented by Wolf, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, Bazis provides you with some of the best amenities available in the GTA.
Only one penthouse suite remains in this incredible residence, and it features a gorgeous and spacious interior. The suite, which has been designed with several luxurious finishes also offers a stunning, forever protected view of the Toronto city skyline.
These fabulous amenities have been incredibly crafted to make Exhibit a masterwork of design & a showcase of modern architectural design that Bazis continues to offer to the city of Toronto.
Let’s go back in time for a moment, about 20 years give or take. Toronto sees a boom in development along Lakeshore, as builders scramble to buy land & build high-rise condos, with spectacular waterfront views. Fast forward 5-6 years and an echo to the boom see developments spike once again. However, this time there’s outrage. Condo owners who initially decided to purchase on the premise of gorgeous waterfront vistas now had expansive views of windows and continuous construction. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many condo owners. As the city evolves and grows, so do its needs, and some of the reasons that attracted you to your condo initially, are no longer there.
That is why BAZIS has captured attention with Exhibit.
From outside, the unusual architecture makes a bold statement with its unapologetic elegance, inviting your eyes to explore every detail as it manages to coexist within the Yorkville neighbourhood seamlessly. It is inside the penthouse of this Varacallian masterpiece where the brilliance of its beauty lies.
Entering from the foyer, on the left you notice the large bedroom, complete with a full bathroom that envelops you in minimalist elegance. It also includes a walk-in closet that spoils you with space & storage solutions.
Across the foyer, the penthouse seems to expand before you, as natural light streams through the massive windows; seamlessly blending your living and dining areas. Complete with a kitchen island, breakfast nook, and open-concept dining area, you have the ability to transform your space, depending on occasion or mood.
Entering the Master Suite, we find enough room for a large bed and an additional seating area, for the more intimate moments. Clean design with dual sinks, stand alone tub, walk in shower with three strategically placed shower heads for complete immersion and private entry to a water closet complete with bidet. Heading back into the Master Suite, you pass between dual walk-in closets, towards your balcony and a heart-stopping view.
The first rule of Real Estate is location, and BAZIS adherence to this fundamental principle means Exhibit residents will have view forever protected. With the historical significance of the University of Toronto, and it’s proximity to Exhibit, this can never change. From moving day onward, your private sanctuary in the city will maintain that breathtaking view that called out to you from the streets.
Did you notice something different on Bazis.ca? In preparation for a busy 2017/2018, we’ve redesigned our website for easier navigation, an updated look, and smoother feel, all encompassing a better user experience for Bazis clients.
If you liked the information we had on our previous site, don’t worry. You’ll still find all the same great articles and information about our current condo projects across Toronto and the GTA. You’ll even find it’s easy to stay up to date with our blog, as we post new content weekly.
You can also scroll back into our archived articles to find lots of interesting information on interior design and cool neighbourhood facts about your favourite BAZIS condo.
BAZIS is a company that cares about great design. Design that is so simple, yet so innovative, it makes you pause for a moment just to enjoy it. Our new website achieves just that. View the plans and renderings that you are most interested in, or take some time and catch up with some of our past blog posts. Everything is carefully curated to make what you’re looking for easier to find.
In fact, why not jump right into the project of your choosing from here:
Exhibit: One fully finished penthouse remains with spectacular views! Visit now!
1 Yorkville: Only a handful of suites remain in this sought-after building. With all the luxurious amenities of Yorkville just steps from the lobby. Currently under construction! Visit now!
Emerald Park Sold out, but a few office units are still available in our commercial plaza, located right on the subway! View now!
eCondos: Sold out & under construction this dazzling building will feature a glass cantilevered pool, overlooking the city skyline! View now!
Crystal Blu: Sold out, fully occupied. Relive some of the moments with images & stories of this beautiful building.
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Few types of home are susceptible to trends more than high-rise condos. By their very nature, condos attract a more progressive, design-oriented, urban buyer, as the newest styles tend to evolve in the city first. Today, we offer a glimpse into what’s currently trending in the condo marketplace.
Less is More:
When it comes to floor plans & room layouts, less is more with condominium living. When making a condo purchase, buyers tend to be less concerned with square footage, but rather the functionality of the space. For example, rather than have space wasted for a corridor, use it for an additional bathroom or closet. Dividing walls can have shelving and cabinets built into them, as well as working spaces built around windows. Condo owners are very aware of spatial limitations & look for ways to make the very most of these unique areas without waste.
The unique floor space of a condo offers opportunities for dual purpose layouts. Take, for example, the dining area – tables can be easily set-up from concealed cabinets for dining and folded back, when done, for extra room. A kitchen island can double as a breakfast bar by using stools instead of chairs, a great space saver. Stools can then be transitioned into other areas, or stacked away in closets. Some even come designed with storage spaces.
In the living room, consider using a tablecloth covered trunk as a coffee table, functioning as both a unique décor item and storage space for throw pillows and blankets. Sofas and Futons can double as beds, & built-in entertainment centres are perfect for additional shelves and surface area.
Hotel Living at Home:
Many condos, like Exhibit, eCondos, 1 Yorkville and Crystal Blu, feature luxury comforts and urban amenities that rival those of five-star hotels. With features that can include pools, fitness galleries, lounges, & private bars. Some buildings will even go that extra mile with 24/7 concierge service, to achieve that hotel experience from the comfort of your home.
Shop and Work from Home:
Many savvy Millennials & young entrepreneurs are choosing condos as start-up housing, allowing them to conveniently and comfortably work from home while staying connected. Also, new developments like Emerald Park, have integrated a retail component. Coffee shops, eateries & speciality boutiques on the ground floor or lobby provide an added level of convenience in your home.
Entertain (& Be Entertained) at Home:
Most condos come equipped with a shared space, but well-equipped amenity spaces are ideal for entertaining & make any event you host memorable. Our eCondos tower features a glass cantilevered pool & lounge, offering incredible 360 views of the city. 1 Yorkville boasts an outdoor theatre and firepit lounge, perfect for hosting summer get-togethers. Last, but not least, Exhibit’s rooftop oasis comes complete with a gorgeous reflecting pool & lounge.
When buying a condo, look for outstanding amenity spaces that you’ll enjoy for years to come.
Condo market still hot as key factors continue to drive prices up – at a more moderate rate
Reports indicate that while the GTA real estate market has cooled a little, the indicators are still projecting healthy 2017. With only 2 months’ housing supply, low-interest rates, and high demand, it’s still a good time to buy.
While skyrocketing prices have been the norm for the better part of a year, the hot Toronto market is starting to show signs that it may be starting to stabilise.
New resale listings in the GTA surged 48.9% in May on a year-over-year comparison according to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) it does not cause concern. According to Toronto Real Estate Board President Larry Cerqua, the GTA’s supply of (resale) product as of the end of May is only about two months worth. This continuation of low inventory levels suggests that home prices in the GTA are not headed downwards, but will have a more subtle cooling. TD’s economic-research department now forecasts that GTA prices will rise 12% in 2017, just slightly down from its previous estimate of a 15% increase.
The fundamentals that have driven the Toronto condo market to its current heights, despite analysts suggestions, are still there. Low-interest rates, a lack of inventory, and high demand will continue to keep prices rising in the condo market, albeit at a more moderate rate.
The hosts of a popular network talk show always close off by reminding the audience to take a moment and enjoy the view. Residents of Exhibit are fortunate to be able to take in unobstructed views that are forever protected.
Exhibit offers panoramic views of Toronto’s city skyline. That view includes Canada’s largest museum, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) with its Deconstructivist crystalline form structure known as the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, juxtaposed against historic, Italianate Neo-Romanesque features of rounded and segmented arched windows and decorative moldings and cornices.
The prestigious architecture and beautiful green spaces that make up the University of Toronto campus are also part of the incomparable view from Exhibit. The picturesque walkways and ivy covered buildings have been part of the landscape for over a hundred years and will undoubtedly remain for hundreds more.
Situated in surroundings like these, it can definitely be said that Exhibit offers a room with a forever view.
No matter where you are in the world, you’re able to find design inspiration. Each city has its own style, personality, and lifestyle. Whether you’re taking direct inspiration from the design you see around you, or you’re extrapolating the overall vibe you experience and translating it into design, the influence of a given location is strong. While all locales offer design inspo in some form or another, some places are more design-minded than others. Here are some of the top design destinations (Hint: Go where the designers go!) Continue reading
Visiting art galleries, whether local or international, is always an enriching experience. You’re exposed to creative works, new ways of thinking, and new experiences. However, some can find the gallery a stuffy atmosphere in which to open your mind to artistic exploration, not to mention the lines, crowds, and cost. For the times when you’d rather take in a work of art at your own pace, in a more open space, there’s public art. A growing trend among world renowned artists, public art is popping up all over the globe – and it’s beautiful! Here are some of the best works of public art from around the world. Continue reading