The King Edward Private Residences at St. Lawrence in downtown Toronto
The King Edward Private Residences is a new preconstruction condo project located at 22 Leader Lane in Toronto,will be developed by Dundee Realty and King Edward Realty Inc.
This new condo has 16 storeys with a total of 145 units and it will be completed in 2013
During the past century, politicians, royalty, movie stars, music idols, well-loved authors, financial gurus and other celebrities have stayed at Le Méridien King Edward Hotel in Toronto. Now under new ownership, this architectural and cultural icon will soon become the permanent home for those attracted to the idea of living in a luxury hotel. Priced up to 50 per cent less than other landmark luxury hotel/residences in the city, the King Edward Private Residences will offer an incredible opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds.
The historic building is now owned by King Edward Realty Inc. whose partners include Dundee Realty Corporation, Skyline International Development Inc., Serruya Realty Group Inc. and Alex Shnaider. In addition to rejuvenating the building, the section formerly occupied as a well-known fashion mart will become The King Edward Private Residences.
Among the new owners’ plans are the renovation of the spectacular two storey lobby, spa and fitness center as well as the Royal Club lounge, ERA Architects will direct the restoration of this historic building, and The Design Agency will create the interior spaces of the condominiums. Like The Savoy in London, the restoration of the building will preserve the beauty of the past while making the most of modern design and materials that will carry residents and guests into the 21st century with ease and comfort.
The rejuvenated building will encompass approximately 145 luxury condominium suites. Residents will be surrounded by exquisite appointments, with transitional design evoking elegance without pretentiousness. The limited collection of residences will range in size from 500 to 2,000 sq. ft. and will begin in price from the low-$400,000s.
Residents will also have access to the hotel’s sumptuous amenities. These include the luxurious lobby, where a first-floor gallery displaying fine sculptures and paintings from the past and present is like an extension of your living room, and creates an inviting first impression. Among the multi-lingual hotel staff are bellmen, porters, valets and concierges. Residents and guests can exercise in Le Fitness, a 1,500 sq. ft. state-of-the-art fitness centre, and when it comes time to relax and refresh, the spa facilities offer massages, facials, manicures, make-up and more. The business centre and news stand are handy for entrepreneurs, and a raft of other services (babysitting, laundry, secretarial, floral, beauty salon) are available for the utmost in convenience. It also boasts one of the best brunches in the City where Toronto families have marked many celebrations from generation to generation.