Concert Hits High Note with Toronto’s “Jazz”

Jazz is surrounded by shops, restaurants, parks and night life, offering a lifestyle of ultimate livability and convenience.

Toronto, Canada – Concert Properties today held a “topping off” event to celebrate the completion of all structural work on the company’s newest development.

“Jazz” is the second project to benefit from an exclusive alliance between Concert Properties and OMERS, following the successful “Prelude,” a 26-storey, 306-unit rental apartment building located near Yonge and Sheppard in North York.

The alliance's second rental residential project is a 28-storey heritage-inspired highrise located at Church and Shuter Streets in downtown Toronto.

With the financial district just steps away, and in keeping with Concert’s community-based focus, Jazz is surrounded by shops, restaurants, parks and night life, offering a lifestyle of ultimate livability and convenience.

“Jazz celebrates urban living,” says Concert President and CEO, David Podmore. “In developing Jazz we have demonstrated our commitment to upholding the highest standards of superior, innovative and sustainable development suited to the needs of the community.”

Guided by an investment philosophy that emphasizes building value over the long run, OMERS and Concert bring a long-term commitment to each and every rental community. The alliance between Concert and OMERS, through Borealis Infrastructure, will remain committed to superior standards of construction, customer service and community values.

“The Concert/OMERS alliance is committed to an investment of $300 million to develop new assured market and seniors rental housing over the next few years in the Toronto area. With occupancy of Jazz slated for spring 2006, the alliance will have completed 694 new units,” says Paul Haggis, President of OMERS.

Jazz offers 388 suites of new rental living with high-style finishes, including open concept kitchens, in-suite laundry and fabulous city views from private terraces and balconies. Building amenities include the Heritage Lounge with fireplace, a private theatre, fitness club, billiards room and more.

About Concert

Properties Concert is an award-winning diversified real estate enterprise involved in developing and acquiring commercial and industrial properties, rental housing, multi-family condominium housing, seniors living communities, and resort developments in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

For media inquiries contact:
Heather Harley
Telephone: 604.602.3713

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