What will be, at least until something else tops it, the city's tallest condo tower reached ground level last week.
According to Riz Dhanji, vice president of sales and marketing for developer Canderel Stoneridge
, the first people are expected to be able to move into Aura at College Park
sometime next year, and the 75-storey tower is meant to be completed by the end of 2013.
In addition to a much-hyped 11,370 square foot, $17.5-million penthouse that takes up the entire 75th floor (and is still available), Aura will have plenty of retail on the ground level.
"We have Bed, Bath and Beyond
," Dhanji says, adding that the US retailer's taken 50,000 square feet, "and we have Alice Fazooli's
, Canyon Creek
and the Bank of Montreal
Writer: Bert Archer
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