toronto modern prefab: Thinking of building a Modular home? Construction financing explained. - 01/04/14 10:04 AM
From some of the FAQs from Hive Modular inquiries, we have been looking at financing options with our mortgage broker partner for modular home construction, as a lot of interest is growing in this construction method in the Toronto urban real estate market.  The market place at large has not yet embraced this form of construction so not all institutions are financing these construction projects, and the ones that are will proceed cautiously and still don’t have their “process” well defined – at least in this market. The process and product offering can differ greatly from lender to lender.

toronto modern prefab: Build Your Own Unique Modern Energy Efficient Dwelling in 4-6 months! - 03/22/12 12:13 PM
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toronto modern prefab: Hive Modular - Design features for the S-Line - 03/11/12 11:56 PM

Hive Moduler's S-Line ["S" for small homes] is a compact dwelling design under 1000 sq. ft. that maintain the same high quality and materials as all the other Hive homes. Open living spaces help to create the feeling of large living in these small homes and are just one of the many standard Hive design features found within the S-Line.
If you would like to explore the option of building a Hive home in Toronto, please get in touch! We'd love to help.

toronto modern prefab: Hive Modular -Modern Prefab Done Right! - 03/06/12 11:13 AM

Opportunity analysis  for Hive Modular in Toronto [modern prefab architecture]
Hive Modular is a brand name with a proven track record of built modern modular homes in North America. The firm is the leading “architects designed” modular brand currently penetrating the Canadian real estate market.
With the aging housing inventory and demographic  in inner city Toronto, exclusive infill development by the introduction of modern modular housing in the central core is an excellent “alternative” to regular housing for move-up buyer and condo dwellers.
Development by means of Modern Modular concept in the urban context opens up a … (0 comments)

toronto modern prefab: Hive Modular Toronto Launch Event February 16th - 01/06/12 12:56 AM
Hive Modular Toronto Launch Party February 16, 2012 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Miele Gallery - Caplan's, 1130 Weston Road, Toronto, Canada This event requires registration: Come join the Hive Modular Toronto team, as we mingle and talk about our homes! If you are thinking about building your own home, or interested to find out more about the designs, Hive Modular architects, Hive's Toronto Representative Anne Lok and Equinox Development will all be in attendance to answer any questions you may have. This event is sponsored by Caplan's Appliances, who will have local chefs working the Miele test kitchen for … (0 comments)

toronto modern prefab: The modern take on modular home - 10/07/11 02:21 AM
Who is Hive Modular?
Established in 2004, Hive Modular, a US based architectural design firm, has been a leader in North American prefab modern design. Hive created and changed the face of the modern prefab segment in North America. They uniquely blend high design with "real world" experience n factories, hands-on site construction and remote client service. Their built portfolio has a demonstrated track record of several successful modular models that have been built and widely published by design magazines and broadcast media.
Their goal: To make modern architecture more affordable, more accessible for clients seeking a smaller, better, greener home
How: Partners with progressive modular factories and build their capabilities to deliver … (2 comments)

toronto modern prefab: Fab Prefab! Hive Modular- now available in Toronto!! - 09/23/11 01:35 AM
Modern prefab homes have ventured beyond the cottage community, and is no longer built on the idea of cheap-cheap-cheap.  Hive Modular, has an excellent track record and complete built projects of high-design prefab homes, sound knowledge of the modular construction industry, high quality constructed homes. Hive now has a team in place in Toronto for assisting home owners interested in sourcing land and building modern prefab homes on infill lots in urban central neighbourhoods of Toronto. The modular homes design firm has teamed up with a leading edge construction and development professional, and a licensed realtor to start connecting with like-minded clients to launch their product here.
Hive Modern Homes comes in different modules of 6 … (1 comments)

toronto modern prefab: Toronto setback guidelines for urban infill - 05/13/11 02:42 AM
There are a lot of overlooked urban lots in old Toronto that pose great potential for urban infill project. An architectural designed modern home can do a lot in a little space. While a buyer sources an infill property, it is important to assess the new structure based on setback requirements as part of the feasibility before finalizing the purchase.
Recently there has been announcements from several sources that the newly enacted municipal zoning by-laws ( as of August 2010) may in fact be repealed shortly.  IF that is the case,  guidelines would have to adhere to the old zoning in the short term.  With respect … (0 comments)

toronto modern prefab: What everybody ought to know about modern prefab... - 05/12/11 03:19 AM
What everybody ought to know about modern prefab...
Fact: In Sweden 70% of single family homes are prefabricated. In Finland, 90% of single family homes are prefabricated [stats from StarTribune].
Fact:In recent years, modular homes have moved to the forefront of design innovation. It points to the next generation of residential living. It's moved from cookie-cutter to avant-garde with advance integrated environmental technology, prefabrication techniques and high design modernist forms.
Fact: Prefab takes avantage of efficiency contained in the factory, more sustainable, less waste, saves time.
Fact: Time is money...Shortened construction timeline means lower carrying cost.
Fact: Precision cut, complete factory built … (1 comments)

toronto modern prefab: Take this survey - Would you build a modern prefab home? - 05/11/11 01:18 PM
Architect-designed high quality prefab has gained popularity over the years. They are also considered to be more sustainable than traditional construction process producing less waste, using renewable materials and designed through state of art engineering suited to our time.
I am in the process of researching the prefab market, and would be interested to hear your opinion and feedback on modern prefabs. 
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Toronto Modern Real Estate

Toronto, ON

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Blue Elephant Realty is the GTA's modern real estate brokerage. Our team of nearly 50 Realtors focuses on providing exceptional customer service to buyers and sellers through a combination of education, technology, and a top notch one on one attention. We offer a boutique high-end service and each and every one of our Realtors is hand-selected and highly trained in order to provide the highest quality experience possible. Our clients are drawn towards our fresh and modern brand along with our energy and attention to detail. We partner with the industries best 3rd party partners in order to extend our services beyond that of a traditional Realtor. Our mortgage team, lawyer, moving company, contractor etc. all provide services that are in line with the quality that has become synonymous with the Blue Elephant brand.




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