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High-rise condo in Toronto

Menkes Developments Ltd. and Core Development Group, two notable GTA developers, saw an opportunity to transform Filmore’s Hotel, a property with a long history with the City of Toronto, into Elektra Condos while preserving it as a dynamic place to live!

Elektra Condos is a new mixed-use high-rise condominium building in Toronto with 588 units spread across 46 stories. The plans will be a combination of one-bedroom, one-bedroom with a den, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom configurations.

The project, which is now in the preconstruction phase, is expected to be completed in 2025 and will be located at 212 Dundas Street East in Toronto’s Garden District district.

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Elektra Condos will be located in the urban Garden District, only minutes from the bustling streets of downtown Toronto. This neighbourhood has an excellent walk score of 95 out of 100 and will provide residents with easy access to everyday amenities including access to high-end restaurants, cafés, nightlife, supermarkets, boutique shops, and big-box stores.

This neighbourhood is also considered family-friendly since it has many low-rise residences, local schools, is close to public transit, and is a quieter part of town compared to the hectic streets of the downtown core.

Dundas Station


The neighbourhood has a perfect transit score of 100, which means that future Elektra condo in Toronto inhabitants will have access to the best public transportation in the city. Residents should not worry about owning a car since they would be able to travel around the city.

This property is served by many streetcar lines, and Dundas Station is only an 8-minute walk away. This station is located on the Yonge-University Line 1 and connects commuters to Union Station in 4 minutes.


The location is also appropriate for those seeking an education. There are various schools for children and junior students in the region, which attract new and growing families.

Furthermore, Elektra residents will have easy access to post-secondary schools like Ryerson University, which is right outside their door. There are also many more options nearby, such as OCAD University, Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, and George Brown College.

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Future residents of this Toronto condo will be around a 9-minute walk from the Toronto Eaton Centre. Offering inhabitants a fantastic experience with a diverse choice of restaurants, services, and businesses such as Nordstrom, Uniqlo, Apple, Lululemon, and many more!

Aside from urban perks, residents are only minutes away from recreational places and parks suitable for all members of the family. Winchester Square Park, Joel Weeks Park, and Regent Park are a handful of the parks in the area that are perfect for families and nature enthusiasts.

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The Filmore Hotel will be redeveloped as Elektra!

Menkes Developments Ltd. and Core Development Group recently acquired Filmore’s Hotel and want to maintain the current building with its 20th Century Edwardian style architecture and construct on top of it, combining the aspects of old and modern.

Elektra Condos in Toronto will be a 46-story building with 588 mixed-use apartments. There will be a combination of one-bedroom, one-bedroom with a den, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom units.


According to Elektra Condos renderings, the Filmore’s Hotel will be preserved, with seven more stories added above it. A podium will likely hold shops and office space, while the rest of the building will accommodate residents.

The developers have collaborated with Giannone Petricone Architects, one of the city’s most well-known and recognized architects, as well as interior designer Figure3, to create a new landmark that will bring many residential units to the region.



Menkes is one of the most trusted names in the Toronto marketplace, with over 60 years of experience and landmark mixed-use projects including Four Seasons Hotel & Residences in Yorkville, Empress Walk in North York City Centre, and Harbour Plaza / One York in the South Core district. As one of the largest private developers in Canada, Menkes is a fully-integrated, multi-disciplinary real estate organization, that engages in both residential and commercial/retail development, with in-house design, construction, customer care and property management teams.


Core Development is a third-generation real estate development company that is based out of Toronto. They enjoy a challenge and will invest in urban sites that others see as challenging and create unique, high-quality projects that incorporate innovative architecture and design. They offer joint venture partners a variety of both project and development services.

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