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June 14, 2023

Toronto's Pre-Construction Industry Raises over $70,000 for Daily Bread Food Bank at Ballin' Out for Charity

"On Friday, June 2nd, Ballin' Out for Charity held its first annual basketball tournament, an exciting event that..."


October 21, 2022

Elton John buys a penthouse condo in Toronto where units are going for $10M

"John, 75, and husband David Furnish, 59, a Toronto native, purchased a two-storey penthouse dubbed The Treehouse..."


October 21, 2022

Elton John's newest digs fit for a king in Toronto

"He may be Sir Elton John, but the Rocket Man is moving to a condominium fit for a king. In fact, his newest digs will be in KING Toronto, a one-of-a-kind complex..."


October 13, 2022

Elton John buys treehouse-inspired Toronto penthouse

"The Rocket Man is shooting for the tree line — or, at least, the top unit in a residence inspired by it..."


October 3, 2022

Elton John Buys Futuristic Penthouse That Hasn’t Even Been Built Yet

"It’s no secret that Elton John has a taste for eye-catching design, both in fashion and interiors. The iconic musician has amassed quite the..."


September 28, 2022

A Condo in the Wind: Inside Elton John’s New Toronto Penthouse

"Sir Elton John is the latest famous face to scoop up a pricey piece of Toronto real estate. In an interview with..."


July 27, 2022

The ‘Starchitects’ take Toronto

"Frank Gehry has won some of the world’s most prestigious prizes for architecture — the Pritzker in 1989, the AIA Gold Medal a decade later — and became..."


July 4, 2022

625 Sheppard begins ascent in Bayview Village neighbourhood

"Canderel broke ground at 625 Sheppard, a 10-storey mid-rise in the Bayview Village neighbourhood at Bayview and Sheppard...."


June 11, 2022

A perfect fit

"Putting a new condo into an older, established neighbourhood can make for an awkward fit at the best of times...."


April 28, 2022

Penthouse in Bjarke Ingels project sells for $16-million 

"Westbank and Allied collaborated with celebrated a Danish architect, Bjarke Ingels, to develop an innovative, mixed-use building resembling..."


October 7, 2022

Good bye Yellow Brick Road

"He may be Sir Elton John, but the Rocket Man is moving to a condominium fit for a king. In fact, his newest digs will be in KING Toronto, a one-of-a-kind..."


October 26, 2022

Elton John buys treehouse-inspired penthouse at KING Toronto development

"The Rocket Man is shooting for the tree line — or, at least, the top pad in a home inspired by it...."


October 21, 2022

Industry All-Stars Featuring Riz Dhanji

"If you’re interested in buying pre-construction real estate today, it’s important to try to anticipate where the market will be in four to five years when your unit is completed.."


October 16, 2022

Elton John compra una casa futurista 

"La casa estará en un edificio de Toronto diseñado por Bjarke Ingels y tendrá un árbol interior que atravesará desde planta baja hasta el primer piso..."


October 11, 2022

Elton John buys penthouse at upcoming KING Toronto

"RAD Marketing, alongside developer Westbank, recently sold a penthouse in KING Toronto to Elton John and David Furnish......"


October 3, 2022

Elton John Buys A Penthouse in Toronto

RAD Marketing President and Founder, Riz Dhanji, spoke with CTV News about Elton John’s latest penthouse purchase at KING Toronto.


August 3, 2022

Forest Hill’s first master-planned community

"Given Toronto’s high-stakes real estate market, tony Forest Hill remains out of reach for most.. But a new Canderel development is presenting buyers..."


July 5, 2022

Canderel kicks off Sheppard Avenue mid-rise

"Canderel has broken ground at 625 Sheppard, a new 10-storey mid-rise in Toronto’s Bayview Village neighbourhood...."


June 22, 2022

Move-in Ready 

"Whether it’s your first condo purchase or your fifth, few people don’t get at least a little thrill when the deal closes and the unit is yours..."


April 29, 2022

A Toronto condo recently sold for $16 million and this is what it looks like 

"April 2020 was a pretty dark time in Toronto, but somehow, in the midst of everything shutting down..."


March 3, 2022

Could the Metaverse Be the Next Big Thing in Real Estate?

"If you don’t know what the metaverse is all about, you’re not alone. In a nutshell, the metaverse is an alternate virtual 3D reality where people can..."


December 17 2021

RAD Marketing nets big dollars for Habitat for Humanity

"RAD Marketing, a Toronto-based sales and marketing firm specializing in pre-construction real estate, was thrilled with the success of its..."


July 29 2021

Buy In: Cryptocurrency Could Revolutionize the Real Estate Industry

"We are living in an age of disruption like never before. Almost overnight, entire industries are being replaced by newer, cheaper and..."


July 14 2021

Investors should be wary of rising building costs

"The Canadian Real Estate Association reported a 38% year-over-year increase in housing prices in May, and while it would appear investors are..."


April 28 2021

RAD Marketing Launches Innovative New PropTech RAD°AR Platform Set to Revolutionize the Future of Pre-Construction Sales

"Canada’s leading pre-construction sales and ..."


February 27 2021

“Starchitects” are Taking Canada’s Urban Skylines to New Heights

"Frank Lloyd Wright once said that “the mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own..."


September 8 2021

Future Cities: Greater Density is Our Destiny 

"Next time you visit the CN Tower, take a look at the skylines around Yonge and Eglinton, Yonge and Sheppard, and..."


July 19 2021

Is Canadian Media Cheering for a Housing Market Collapse?

"You’d be forgiven for thinking the housing market was fundamentally risky, unstable, and poised to collapse — a dangerous bubble waiting for..."


June 10 2021

Sustainable Housing Represents a Win-Win for Everyone

"January 2020 now seems like a lifetime ago. The way we lived, the priorities we had, the hugs we shared. Was that really us?..."


April 19 2021

Inclusionary Zoning May Not Be As Inclusive As You Think

"Sometimes, a well-intentioned idea can turn out terribly. Ever try to remove wallpaper yourself instead of hiring a pro?..."


February 10 2021

Buyers’ futures are part of the plan at new condo 900 St. Clair West

"Bill Wiener will likely live out his life right beside the supermarket parking lot where he learned to ride a bike as a young lad...."


December 5 2020

In Conversation with.... Riz Dhanji

"Toronto has long been considered a city that is growing in international stature, including its expansive
and architecturally evolving condo market..."


April 13 2019

The Minds Behind King Toronto are Thinking Beyond Condo Units

"With well over half of its homes sold and construction beginning later this year, the team behind the KING..."


July 12 2014

Smart Home Features Start at Top

"YC Condos' 66-storey highrise coming to the downtown Yonge and Grenville Sts. neighbourhood just got an upgrade. The project by..."


April 12 2014

Overnight Success

""Stuart Hamilton has spent most of his adult life nestled comfortably at the intersection of College and Yonge streets in downtown Toronto and..."


October 4 2013

Landmarks That Define Us as a City

"There’s a new landmark in town at the corner of Yonge and Gerrard and its name is Aura. Rising 78 storeys — soon to be Canada’s tallest residential building..."


March 5 2013

Demand for Luxury Homes Drives Price to Record Levels

"Rizwan Dhanji has the ultimate trophy for the growing number of billionaires and millionaires now scouring..."


July 21 2012

Achieving great new heights

"Canderel has been on the leading edge in creating some of Toronto’s hottest neighbourhoods and rais- ing the bar for condo design..."


February 25 2012

Canada's Tallest Condo Tower

"Canada’s tallest condominium got taller recently, thanks to a decision by the City of Toronto's Committee of Adjustment. In its decision, the Committee awarded..."


December 31 2011

Panel of experts optimistic about condo market in 2012

"So that’s a huge driver for de- mand, plus low interest rates and the affordability of condos. All those...”


June 25 2011

Urban Campfire

"It’s a meet-and-greet space,” says Mr. Munge. “With just over 300 units on either side, we saw this as an opportunity to bring both towers together..."


July 24 2010

Things Will Be Great When You're Downtown

"When it comes to condo sales centres, Anna Simone believes what buyers see is what they should..."


April 24 2010

Love the Vid, Bought the Digs

"Before making a big purchase — and a condo is one of the big- gest — shoppers do their homework online. In fact, nine out of 10 home buyers start..."


October 10 2020

Industry All-Stars Insights

"What I believe is this is a short-term phenomenon that’s happening. The reason is because, obviously with the pandemic, people..."


January 17 2015

Building on the Allure of Yonge St.

"Historic Yonge St. was built by Toronto founder John Graves Simcoe as a strategic military and commercial route between Lake Ontario and Lake Simcoe..."


April 26 2014

Breathing life back into Yonge St.

"Aura is changing the way we view our city. The 78-storey megatower, nearing com- pletion on the northwest corner of Yonge and Gerrard..."


February 8 2014

Madonna Brings the Sweetner

"Madonna’s got some Hard Candy to sweeten the deal for prospective buyers at Aura Condominiums, and she’ll be in Toronto Tuesday to add some perspiration..."


May 11 2013

Patience Pays

"Are you among the world's ultra-rich? If so, expect royal treatment when shipping for that perfect multi-million-dollar Toronto Address..."


September 8 2012

Icing on the Cake

"Who would have thought the Montreal Canadiens would want to emulate any- thing being done by the Toronto Maple Leafs these days..."


March 22 2012

Homes in the Heavens

"When all 78 storeys are complete, Aura will tower 272 metres and — for a while at least — surpass everything in the city except the CN Tower and First Canadian..."


February 17 2012

If You Go Big, We'll Go Bigger

"The battle of the biggest has just escalated three storeys. Canderel’s Aura condo project at Yonge and Gerrard Sts. has regained the title of tallest..."


October 8 2011

Power of the Brand Is In Their Unique DNA

"When Canderel Residential intro- duced the DNA condos to King West back in 2002,..."


October 16 2010

A State of the Art Experience

"Several years ago, Chang Su worked as a granite countertop salesman. Any given day, he’d provide stone samples to customers, who would select a style..."


April 24 2010

Status Update: Sold

"In a tightly cut video just over two minutes long, we learn the brunette bombshell lounging on white leather is a Canadian model whose resumé includes..."


July 25 2009

Riz Dhanji: The Master Marketer

"Theres always an aura of excitement hanging around Riz Dhanji, the man who single-handedly has redefined the way condominiums are marketed in this city..."

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One Delisle - Finalist for: 

-Best Sales Team, Mid/High-Rise

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One Delisle - Finalist for: 

-Best Sales Team, Mid/High-Rise

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One Delisle - Finalist for: 

-Project of the Year, Mid/High-Rise; 

-People’s Choice Award; 

-Best Suite Design, Large;  

-Best Innovative Suite Design.


2020 - KING Toronto - Finalist for: 

-Best Sales Team, Mid/High-Rise


2015 - YC Condos - Winner of: 

BILD Project of the Year, High Rise

YC Condos was the city’s fastest selling project that year.


2009 - Aura - Winner of: 

BILD Best Salesperson/Team, High Rise

More than 750 units sold within one month; a sales record still held to date.


2004 - Winner of: 

BILD Best Salesperson/Team, Condominium

Riz Dhanji had been responsible for the marketing campaign that led to record-breaking sales of the Residences of College Park and innovative campaign of DNA both implemented many never before seen marketing strategies.

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Sean Zahedi

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In the midst of an affordable housing crisis, the Canadian Real Estate industry must come together to find innovative solutions to build a stronger future. Future Frontiers in Residential Real Estate is a Canadian podcast produced by RAD Marketing and hosted by Sean Zahedi, VP, created to investigate the key factors affecting the residential market and find the solutions in revolutionary technology, design, and processes.

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