Urban Vacation this holiday season?

Are you considering an urban vacation this year? Here are some suggestions about how you can enjoy the holiday season in Toronto. You could stroll around the Toronto Christmas Market. Or enjoy a theater matinee performance. Be awed and inspired by the beauty of the aquatic world at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. No matter what […]

Urban condo – perfect for a holiday party?

Who doesn’t love holiday parties? If you’re staying with us in an urban condo while working on a project, the holidays may offer you the perfect opportunity to reciprocate the hospitality that your local co-workers have shown you during your stay. Living in a residential  urban condo offers benefits for hosting parties – great amenities […]

Film production – What’s shooting in Toronto?

Did you know that Toronto is the third largest film production centre in North America, behind Los Angeles and New York City? This according to ACTRA Toronto. They also report that the industry employs more than 25,000 people. In 2014, domestic and international film production companies invested a record $1.23 billion in on-location filming in […]

City Center – Work, Shop and Play

Our guests describe our city center location best when recounting their stays with Urban Flats Toronto at 140 Simcoe. “Take a Toronto map, put your finger on the city center and now the property is under your finger” and “The location is really great, 10 minute walk from everything.”   Whether your work brings you […]

Why choose Corporate Housing over Airbnb?

As an investor in both tech companies and a corporate housing provider, I get asked the above question about Airbnb with reasonable frequency. It also applies to other non-traditional boarding and lodging alternatives like VRBO/HomeAway and CouchSurfing.   What’s similar is that we both offer travelers a cost-effective alternative to hotel living in fully furnished […]