Buildings Reach New Heights in Midtown Burlington

Driving down Plains Road gives a unique view of Midtown Burlington’s newest development. A new complex that promotes a culture-shift in Burlington nears the final stages of construction for Phase-1; a 20-storey condo tower.

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Paradigm development under construction in Burlington

Provincial legislation, like the Greenbelt, promotes denser development in urban-areas by limiting ‘greenfield’ land available for new builds. Burlington has reached the city’s urban limits, seeking to accommodate new residents through mid and high-rise developments around the Lakeshore West GO Stations and Downtown. Each mobility hub will be able to accommodate more residents, jobs, and retail through denser development near transportation routes.

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Centre Tower under construction in Midtown Burlington

Paradigm Condos builds on these guidelines through dense development near Burlington GO. The project features five new buildings, ranging from 18-24-storeys, housing 929-condo units.

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View of Paradigm development from Burlington GO

As the exterior finishes for the West Tower are completed, it is apparent that this development will be a departure for the established neighbourhood. Modern glass finishes and interesting geometric design contrasts the suburban low-rise buildings nearby giving the project a distinct style. The project represents a step forward in urban-design in Burlington bringing architectural diversity to the Plains-Fairview corridor.

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West Tower under construction in Midtown Burlington

Buildings are defined by the community around them.

Do you agree that this project represents a new wave of urban development in Burlington?

Are there any projects in the region you want to know about?

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  1. Still my favorite project discussed on the blog! Will share more updates as the project continues!

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