The Torontification of Manhattan
Three T.O.-based real estate power players, apparently not satisfied with the dandelion-like spread of skyscrapers in our core, have invaded the high-rent mecca of NYC
Manhattanite carpetbaggers have long trekked north to snap up our real estate. Finally, the reverse is true. Since the recession, three T.O. companies have been buying up New York turf like a real-life Monopoly game. Here, the players and properties.
Headquartered on Bay Street and owner of 48 properties in the GTA. Toronto’s Blake Hutcheson is CEO.
Canadian since the 1920s. Its global head office is on Bay Street. President Tom Farley earned his stripes here.
North America’s oldest corporation, with headquarters in the Simpson Tower. Bonnie Brooks is vice-chair of the board.