February 13,2020
They say teamwork makes the dreamwork, and at MOD Developments, the management team of Gary Switzer and Noorez Lalani provides as solid a one-two combination as anywhere in the development industry. Switzer, with a background as an architect, a city planner and developer, and Lalani, with a law degree and MBA, provide unique leadership and deliver some standout properties. Read More
The Power Seat


February 13,2020

(As appeared in Condo Life Magazine) The first of a new feature series, in which we put one pointed question to a select, specific audience. This issue, we asked CEO level executives among the homebuilding community: “You have been invited to a meeting with representatives of municipal, provincial and federal governments, and it’s your turn […]

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Haven in the city’s heart

July 17,2019

The innovative 55C condo project near Yonge and Bloor provides a place to retreat and unwind The 55C condo suites range from 335 square feet to 1,000-plus sq. ft.Supplied Striking and modern, with an orderly march of zigzag balconies up its dark moody façade, the newly launched 55C condo on 55 Charles St. E. is […]

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55C Is Taking Downtown Luxury Living To New Heights by Toronto Storeys

August 13,2019

Bloor Yorkville is about to get even more chic. Perfectly positioned in the heart of Toronto’s most fashionable neighbourhood, 55C Bloor Yorkville Residences is well underway and with it comes style and sophistication. The 48-storey condo by MOD developments captures everything that makes living in the big city exciting and brings it home. From magnificent entertainment spaces […]

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Mindful Development Is At The Heart Of Every MOD Project by Toronto Storeys

August 27,2019

After nearly 40 years in the real estate industry, one could forgive MOD Developments’ CEO, Gary Switzer, if he sounded a little world-weary. But he most assuredly does not. Gary Switzer is not your typical real estate veteran. And MOD is not your typical developer. READ: 55C Is Taking Downtown Luxury Living To New Heights The […]

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Space to be centred at centre of the city

September 21,2019

CONDOMINIUM from H1 Switzer says, referring to the Zen sensibility of the double- height lobby with dark stone and wood panelling, part of the “minimalist luxury” design of the skyscraper. “It’s beautifully refined like a well-made suit.” As well, the project will in- clude 10 two-storey town- homes at the base and 100 rent- al […]

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Reimagined spaces benefit Toronto artists, communities, and developers

November 07,2017

By: Erin David – The Torontoist   Toronto is on the right path when it comes to reimagined spaces. In the past few years, Toronto has seen a surfacing of value-added elements in unexpected spaces throughout the city. Transportation hubs are doubling as cultural centres, downtown courtyards aren’t just places for the diminishing number of […]

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MOD’s Massey Tower Now Rising Into Toronto Skyline Views

October 19,2017

BY: JACK LANDAU @URBANTORONTO On Yonge Street just north of Queen in the heart of Downtown Toronto, MOD Developments Inc’s Massey Tower continues to capture the attention of passersby as the 60-storey, Hariri Pontarini-designed condominium tower rises taller into the skyline. The project’s undulating form and striking exterior materials continue to grow more apparent as the building’s ascent progresses […]

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Work Begins for Waterworks Building Heritage Preservation

September 12,2017

By: Jack Landau, Urban Toronto The wheels are in motion for MOD Developments and Woodcliffe Properties’ much-anticipated adaptive reuse redevelopment of the heritage Waterworks Building at 505 Richmond Street West in Toronto. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and featuring extensive preservation work planned by heritage specialists ERA Architects, the 13-storey project will consist of ten storeys of residential units atop a three-storey heritage base building […]

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Age Appropriate: Heritage Care at the Base of the Massey Tower

September 01,2017

By: Craig White, Urban Toronto   Across Yonge Street from the Eaton Centre, one of Downtown Toronto’s most modern condo skyscrapers‚ The Massey Tower, is now rising. The slender 60-storey building from MOD Developments has an alternately curving or angular look, depending on the viewpoint you catch the building from. The design by Hariri Pontarini Architects puts undulating balconies on […]

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The Rise of the Balcony

August 17,2017

By: John Lorinc, Globe and Mail   In a city that’s growing up, literally, the (typically) small matter of the apartment balcony has become – perhaps unsurprisingly – a polarizing obsession, and not just among those who live at the north end of an elevator ride home. An unscientific Facebook survey reveals the full gamut of […]

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