Toronto, ON Condo Reviews : 38 Joe Shuster Way

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38 Joe Shuster Way
Toronto, ON


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    Unregistered User
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Nov 9 2016

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"LOCATION.....LOCATION....
.LOCATION"

Reading the below reviews have made me feel like a lot of people have stopped taking their meds. Listen ppl you can try and call our building "liberty village" all you want but it isn't. Out building is located between "Parkdale" and "Liberty Village". I think the building is ok. Sure we have been having issues with the elevators but that happens everywhere. People just need to learn how to relax and understand that you get what you paid for. The building is in a great location (close to the CNE, TTC, GO TRANSIT, MALLS, DOWNTOWN CORE, and great little shops and restaurants) For being so central to some pretty great locations the price is awesome.

Unregistered User recommends this building for:
Families, Professionals, First Time Buyers, Young Couples

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unregistered user on November 16 2016:
Actually, if you look at the city planners designated map of what is considered liberty village, Joe Shuster way is included in this, that's why the building belongs to the liberty village residents association!
unregistered user on March 12 2017:
I am very confused with all the info I am getting online and worried too. I plan to buy a unit in this building , the decision means a LOT to me as a financial commitment as I am not from Toronto and have no spare leverage. Also I will be entering the toronto market at an all time crazy peak .Please provide an honest advice should I go haed with an offer or not ? thanks

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    Unregistered User
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Oct 16 2016

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"Whoa, whoa, get out "

Whoa, whoa, get out the way with that good innmtoariof.

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    TaylorBateman
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Oct 5 2016

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"Issues"

Urbancorp is almost finally all gone, So all the perceived issues related to them should in theory be addressed soon. (A quick google and you can see their business practices and judge for yourself. The monopoly of Tarion in Ontario and their executive bonuses can be easily searched as well.) I leave you to formulate your own opinion on these entities. We had a break in in the parking garage P2 level. Notices were put up suggesting the blame was on residents for not locking the doors properly. Asked at the general meeting what the protocols are, for security, the condo was informed their security sweeps are supposed to be completed every hour including checking the doors (This is on their check list). The building manager then confirmed this was not happening, and that it happened maybe three or four times a shift due to how busy the security was. A resident then on record noted they often saw security taking extended breaks in the park adjacent to our building... One of the elevators has been broken for about two weeks and counting. Elevators often go out of service in the building. (This is all being documented with gps time stamped photos and video)

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TaylorBateman on October 5 2016:
They have finally started to do a review for hallway remodelling. This included removing a portion of the ceiling on my floor around the elevators leaving exposed pipes and just overall looking atheistically unappealing. No notice was given to residents, informing us about this, or timelines for this work to be done, so we were left with a ceiling with a hole in it, wondering what was going on for now over a week and counting. This information was only discovered at the annual meeting. Some basic communication would have been appreciated. After all, they can leave a print out on the elevators saying they are out of service, or the ones in the parking garage that are taped to the doors telling us to make sure the doors are closed or the elevators won't work. (These are apparently a permanent solution as they have been tape up since I moved in (1.5 years and counting)). They have no issues issuing a notice that Bell would be entering my unit to upgrade it so it is fibre ready... I am not will bell, and this is something I do not want nor asked for, but thanks for the notice. What I really want is my condo to be "view-ready" as my window has a pressure crack in it that was first reported 7 months ago and is still not fixed.
TaylorBateman on October 5 2016:
I am also having an ongoing conflict with the management, in regards to a money order that was misplaced. I have provided copies of the receipt of the money order, e-mails confirming my interactions, and so on. Unfortunately I do not have recording of the actual handover of the money order. The office adamantly believes this interaction did not occur. I have asked for security footage during this time period and was informed I was not allowed to see it as it contained personal information. A written response from the lawyers of record for the corporation state that what I have alleged is "entirely false", and has been "unequivocally confirmed" by property management. In response to this I have provided a signed affidavit stating the facts of the case, and have been gathering documented facts to address this, and other concerns I have further. This way, all future communications can be supported with hard tangible evidence. The letter also addresses some of the issues I have had with the building. I've asked for documents from the building several times, with the latest response from the lawyer of record stating "your request for all documents is not capable of being satisfied in any reasonable manner without diverting all the condominium corporation's operations." Since then I have asked for copies of all board meetings for the past 3 years. It has now been over 35 hours since this request has been given to the office and no response or acknowledgement of receipt of the e-mail.
TaylorBateman on October 5 2016:
In the written response from the lawyer of record for the Condo states "Our client requires that you permanently refrain from advancing any false information or allegations concerning any staff member of this condominium corporation. This will be the only warning that you will receive in this regard". I tried to engage said lawyer, asking to set up a meeting and was refused, being deferred to e-mailing. I then tried to engage the office, trying to set up a meeting to discuss my issues, along with some other concerns/needs I had as a resident of the building. The office refuse to engage with me, stating "everything was spelled out to you in the legal documents". I now feel uncomfortable approaching the office for my needs as a resident, like my current need to purchase a replacement filter for my HVAC. This unwillingness to communicate has left me to feel personally disrespected by the management office, and raises concerns I have of transparency and accountability. I have been collecting hard evidence of several failures to follow protocol within the building, and will be presenting this information to the board of directors, the residents of the building, and other applicable agencies.
TaylorBateman on October 5 2016:
I have also taken steps with the bank to investigate/re-issue the money order, so this issue does not continue to impact my credit score any further. Even thought I will be providing this re-issued money order to the office once the bank has reviewed the matter, (and will make sure it is adequately documented as being received this time) I will still continue to escalate my troubles and concerns so that transparency and accountability take place. I know there are two sides to every story, and I understand all humans make mistakes, myself included, but an unwillingness to effectively communicate, impacts on my credit score, and claims that I am a liar have made it necessary for my to proceed with these matters. I feel it is my responsibility as a owner and member of the community to make sure my concerns are adequately addressed so that the residents of the building do not suffer the same emotional distress and waste of their resources to battle similar issues. All I really wanted was an apology and a willingness to engage with me instead of dismissing me, to make sure my concerns as a resident are adequately addressed. Instead they are leaving me to reference a letter that states my claims are false. This letter also implies legal action against me if I continue to try and have my concerns or "accusations" investigated and addressed.
TaylorBateman on October 5 2016:
From the AGM Meeting notes, 2015; "[Lawyer of record for the condominium] addressed the home owners present in regards to the use of social media. she reminded everyone that venting on-line is the last thing that anyone should be doing as these items can be viewed by virtually anyone.... [Lawyer of record for the condominium] suggested that venting and other comments should be self-contained and controlled in order to protect the Bridge image and how we as a community are perceived. Any unflattering or the slightest negative image can have a negative impact on future condo sales within the building and real estate in general... Home Owners and tenants were encourage to not throw "dirty laundry" out for all to see and that any information and rumours can be misused and misconstrued...If a rumor or conceived insult toward a developer can be pinpointed or the "start" traced a developer could proceed with a lawsuit against those found responsible. [Lawyer of record for the condominium] final reminder was just to be careful as to what everyone "put out there" and if there are problems or concerns these should always be first directed to the management office."
TaylorBateman on October 5 2016:
Full disclosure, I am a commercial/entertainment producer in Toronto. I am in charge of handling large sums of money for commercial production with major reputable agencies and clients. (I invite you to google me, and find examples of said clients) That being said I take financials and my reputation very seriously. I would not proclaim false information, create falsified receipts of money orders, and so on, to get out of paying $400. Especially if these money is traceable, and can be re-issued. The only reason this money was not directly taken from my account was due to fraud and identity theft, which was thoroughly communicated with the management and was immediately addressed with updated banking information and money order. (Again, I maintain I submitted this money order along with the updated banking information, and the office maintains I did not, providing examples of their protocols in handling money and personal information). I would also not normally waste my time with business practices I personally find questionable, usually choosing not to engage with them, allowing my money to speak for itself. However, as this is my home and my community, being impacted, and my ability to effectively engage with management, I will continue to address these issues, now in a public form. In the sake of full transparency and accountability, I am happy to provide more information, including records of engagement with management, the lawyers of record for the condo corporation, my affidavit, images and their metadata, video documenting protocols not being followed, general deficiencies, and what is being done to further resolves these issues and concerns, please contact me at taylor.bateman@gmail.com. Thank you and happy condo hunting!

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    anonymouslemon
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Sep 30 2016

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"RENT DON'T BUY"

I owned a unit here and thankfully sold it this year before sinking more money into this building. I like a lot of young buyers, was looking for an affordable place to purchase and bought a 1-bedroom, which at the time, was ample space for a bachelor like me. Fast forward, a fiance and dog later, and then suddenly we were a family of 3. Space was cramped and condo living didn't suit us any longer. We were both at home a lot (I work on contract), and with our dog, we just weren't happy with the amount of space we had and city living wasn't our lifestyle anymore. We are country people at heart, and craved a big backyard and garden. If you're looking to buy a this condo as an investment, you need to look into your overall lifestyle - are you happy in a busy city, how loud it is gets during CNE, Caribana, etc? Don't just look at the numbers. That's why I recommend renting here first to see if this is the life you want. Are you bothered by loud neighbors (reality: condo walls are thin, deal with it)? Are you okay with using elevators that always break down? Does the air show bother you (we have a dog, so a big YES for us)? You can't be a control freak living here, and will become miserable. Condo living is for the tolerant, or the busy who never live at home. Take this building for a spin for a year or two, then if you really like it, get a better condo in south Liberty Village.

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unregistered user on December 9 2016:
Sorry but I think this review is not related to the building. The person was unhappy with the downtown lifestyle and decided to move.

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    Cupcak3Sprinkle
    Rented a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Mar 16 2016

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"QUIET, CLEAN AND FRIENDLY"

I'm not sure what's going on with all the drama recently but I can say that this building is awesome!Being a renter I've been treated no different than the owners in the building.To the other renters, if you have maintenance issues its up to your landlord(the owner)to fix them.Management usually tries their best to help you as much as possible but some things have to be done by the landlord.I have lived in both apartment buildings and condos and I can say that it doesn't matter where you live or how much you pay or what class of neighbourhood your in you always have to deal with tenants that are less than pleasant to deal with.I have had my fair share of "problem" neighbours.I love that in this building there's so many families and people with dogs and its great that we're on the line between Liberty Village and Queen West.It is also great that there are so many option for TTC.Dufferin Bus, Queen Streetcar & King Streetcar.Management staff have been helpful and friendly with me all times I have interacted with them.I have read reviews and it would seem that there used to be a different property management on site before and that's were most of the horrendous stories are coming from.It seems that since Goldview has taken over things have improved more than 100%.I hope one day to purchase a condo and I would look buy here.I just hope that everyone else can see what a great little community we have in this building and lets not let a few bad apples spoil the bunch.

Cupcak3Sprinkle recommends this building for:
Students, First Time Buyers, Young Couples

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    Dufferin/King
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Mar 16 2016

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"Owner 38 Joe Shuster Way
Since Beginning - PART 2"

I appreciate that I'm kept up to date with friendly and humorous notices on the status of repairs, etc. in the building. Personally, I have been in numerous buildings where the notices are posted in a variety of ways. As long as I get the information I need that's all that I really care about. Thin walls go hand in hand with today's building standards, the need for cheap and fast places for people to live and community living. Those choosing in a condo life must be flexible to understand the needs of those living around them and also be aware that they can be heard as well. Condo living is NOT for everyone. I am also very much aware that a lot of condos are used as investment properties and some of these Owner's do not care about who they rent to except that they collect a monthly cheque. Repairs to units are kept minimal. Many people renting in condos; the frequent move in and out are the reasons for much of the damage and problems done to buildings. In fact, some people should not have been rented to in the first place. Many tenants move into "cheaper" buildings expecting far too much for their dollar - remember you get what you pay for! 38 Joe Shuster Way is great value considering the staff and services and luxury to live so close to the downtown core. My suggestion to anyone not happy living anywhere is that the good news is that there are thousands of other buildings in the GTA to choose from.

Dufferin/King recommends this building for:
Professionals, Students, First Time Buyers, Young Couples

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unregistered user on October 1 2016:
Management SPAM.

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    Bridge Resident
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Mar 16 2016

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"38 Joe Shuster Way Owner
Since Day # 1"

I have been an Owner at 38 Joe Shuster Way since the beginning. It was a rough start for everyone at the beginning but since Goldview Property Management has come on board the positive changes have been enormous and improvements ongoing. Friends living in other Goldview run properties are extremely happy with the services provided to them as well. The Board of Directors is a dedicated and knowledgeable group of volunteers and have spent hours of their time to ensure that the building conditions improved. Site and Management Staff are friendly, courteous, and helpful and always go above and beyond the call of duty to assist Residents (both Owners and Tenants. They are visible and seemingly on call at a variety of hours outside of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. I have never been badly treated by any staff from cleaners to security or office staff. They are always friendly and helpful. However, I am aware that there can be problem tenants in every building and complainers that could certainly test the strength of the pope. The building is well maintained and very clean considering the high occupancy rate (almost 1,200 people and over 200 dogs coming and going. The building seems to face many challenges mainly due to the developer and the types of materials that were chosen to use - this especially applies to the elevators. However, there has been much improvement on all levels over the last year with service.

Bridge Resident recommends this building for:
Professionals, Students, First Time Buyers, Young Couples

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unregistered user on June 18 2016:
Sounds like this review (advertisement) was written by Goldview management.
unregistered user on October 1 2016:
Goldview management? Easily the worst name in property management. They probably offered the board a good chunk of change on the side for that move. Honestly, I can't believe how much b.s. is in this post. Anyone who has ever lived at 38 Joe Shuster - who doesn't happen to be on staff or the board pretending to be just a normal resident -- can see that. Please get real. There's no need to trick people who are looking for honest guidance on a very expensive and life-changing decision.
unregistered user on October 1 2016:
Yeah, this review has 'written-by-the-property-manager' written all over it. Or else it's from the board member who's getting fat rewards for bringing this lowlife company into the building in the first place. Wish this forum was a little better moderated.
unregistered user on November 9 2016:
I live at the Bridge and I love it. I haven't had any issues with management being anything but helpful. Maybe other ppl have issues but maybe it's just cuz they are expecting more than is possible. Overall great place to live.

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    Unregistered User
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Mar 15 2016

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"GREAT BUILDING AND GREAT
MANAGEMENT STAFF!!!!!!"

Hi I currently own a unit in this building. I have lived in this building for over a year and I have nothing bad to say about the building or its staff. Every time either myself or my family have gone to the management office they have been treated with nothing less than respect and courtesy. They will go out of their way to be as helpful as they can. As for the previous review that complained about noise, I can say that I do not hear any of my neighbours, either above, below or on either side of me. I would definitely recommend this building to anyone. The management staff will always share a helpful idea, hand or just a smile and a hello if they see you. All in all 38 Joe Shuster Way is a great building with great people and great staff.

Unregistered User recommends this building for:
Retirees, Families, Professionals, Students, First Time Buyers, Young Couples

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unregistered user on October 1 2016:
Wow. Thanks for your 'honest' opinion. But it's pretty obvious your a member of that "great management staff" at 38 Joe Shuster. Mosyt people who live or have lived in this building know management and the board of directors is hopelessly corrupt. This building needs to clean house before it will ever repair its reputation.

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    Unregistered User
    Rented a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Mar 11 2016

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"Property Management is
RUDE and the building is
cheap...Go somewhere
else!"

I was here as a tenant, and honestly it's one of the worst places I've lived in. Sure, it's cheap and close to liberty village, but it's not worth it. The elevators break down every other day and when they do work the programming is so awful. It takes forever to get to your floor on some days. The walls in the building are so thin and the doors are not sealed properly so it makes noise every time someone enters/exits their unit and you can hear everything out in the hallway. The worst part about living here was property management, Goldview. Every time I have gone to talk to the guy in person he's been so rude and aggressive. Your job is to provide service to the residence of the building - why would you have attitude and complain and give lecture all the time? It's one of the reasons for getting out of this place. Changes definitely need to be made here - learn to have some customer service. Actually, learn just how to talk to people with some respect and kindness. I don't need to be put on the spot and constantly grilled because I want to report something or make changes to my bookings. Don't think you have all this power just because you work in property management for the building. Also, what's up with paper notices taped to walls?! I have never seen anything like it in the 7 years I have lived in condos. Invest in some proper notice boards... I highly recommend you go somewhere else if you don't want the staff or something in the building ruin your day.

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unregistered user on March 15 2016:
The problem with your "review" is that it is 100% inaccurate. It's sad that if you have an attitude problem and feel entitled and don't get your way you can come on this site and throw a temper tantrum and make the building look bad. Not sure how old you are but it's really time to grow up. I guess that's the problem with "renters" they have no investment in the building so they can make up whatever they want and suffer no consequence.
unregistered user on March 16 2016:
Haha this sounds like the property management directly responding, which is concerning for Goldview on how they show to the public on the way they deal with issues. Instead of addressing the issue and reflecting on what needs to be improved to the building and personnel, once again throwing it back to the resident and unprofessionally responding proves my point. Nice review above by the way... Glad at least this message got to the office.
unregistered user on March 16 2016:
Hi I am the one that wrote the above review and commented on your review. I am sorry to disappoint you but unfortunately I am not part of the management staff. In fact I live in the building with my children. I would tell you what floor I live on, but the way your going on I question your stability. I was brought to the attention of this website by one of my friends that live in an entirely different condo and so I thought that I would search 38 Joe Shuster Way and see if there were any reviews on there. That’s when I noticed your review and posted mine and commented on yours. To be honest I doubt even management has seen this site. Sorry to burst your bubble, but I doubt that you’re that important. I noticed that you stated that you are leaving the building and it would seem that you have lived in a variety of different condo buildings in the past. If the other places were so great with their fancy bulletin boards and apparently sound proof walls then why would you ever leave? Well this being the first condo building that I have owned or lived in I would say that it’s a great place. I just guess that your standards are just higher than mine. You get what you pay for remember. Good luck to the next building you go to, I hope they have all the fancy bulletin boards and red carpet treatment that you so crave and all I can say to you is good riddens and don't let the door hit you on the way out.
unregistered user on March 21 2016:
Don't let the door hit you on your way out. The management and board of directors at the bridge have worked their asses off to improve and better this building. It's crazy tenants like you that give the building a bad rap for no reason. I've owned here since March 2011 and I'll be damned to let renters like you keep coming online and trashing the building. Get out and good riddance. Diane- Orginal owner since 2011
unregistered user on October 1 2016:
Agree with the original post. There's a lot of pro-management propaganda in this forum. The truth is management is completely incompetent here. It was installed by a corrupt board of directors that's only in it for the kickbacks.

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    Unregistered User
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on May 15 2013

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"Finally Registered!"

After 2 years, our building finally registered! With new management our building is improving. We now have security and I feel very safe and overall very happy living here. Location is great and we will continue to get better once our condo board is formed. Can't wait!!! So exciting...

Unregistered User recommends this building for:
Professionals, Investors, Students, First Time Buyers, Young Couples

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unregistered user on February 16 2014:
Hey, How have things been in the past year living in that building? I am thinking of getting a unit. Let me know, thanks!
unregistered user on March 12 2017:
I am very confused with all the info I am getting online and worried too. I plan to buy a unit in this building , the decision means a LOT to me as a financial commitment as I am not from Toronto and have no spare leverage. Also I will be entering the toronto market at an all time crazy peak .Please provide an honest advice should I go haed with an offer or not ? thanks

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    uppercut
    Owned a unit in this building

    Reviewed on Jan 26 2012

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"STAY AWAY, FUTURE SLUMS"

If you are thinking of buying a place here dont! the construction and finish product is not worth the $$$ my hardwood floors are uneven, the halls are painted in primer same with the units,lots of parties and very nosie, not to mention all the vandalism that takes place inside from hood rats and drugies,lots of garbage on balconies and miss match curtins in every unit, good luck finding a curtin rod or curtins that fit these horrible laid out units, and if you get a flyer from Maria through it away, she fills the building with "party people"

uppercut recommends this building for:
Investors, Students, Young Couples

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unregistered user on February 17 2012:
If you own a unit in the building, why would you give such a review? So that our property value will drop? No body will buy your unit? Unit owners will try to solve the problem. Not really sure what is your intentions :)
unregistered user on February 23 2012:
I can confirm the above negative statement in its entirety. This is my third condo experience and this building is a complete disaster.
unregistered user on February 29 2012:
And I second the above negative review of the building. Moreover, since most of the units are rented out by the owners, there is no interest on the part of the unit holders to do anything about the problems with the building. I urge to look somewhere else if you are looking into renting or buying.
unregistered user on March 10 2012:
Once the building gets registered, owners will be able to have more say in improving the building. It's almost a year now, and still not registered...
unregistered user on March 14 2012:
Yes, but actual owners are in the minority since most of the units are rented out either by large real estate companies or private landlords.
unregistered user on May 17 2012:
I can also confirm the negative review above. And as for the comment on wanting to devalue our property, rest assured that most, if not all residents are tenants, not owners, so we could care less. In fact, considering how little both the builders (Urbancorp) and property management (Simerra) care about the success and overall quality of the building and its staff, most residents actually wish the worst for this place. A lot of people could then break their leases and not have to pay a premium for this slum.
unregistered user on June 23 2012:
I disagree with the above. I am an owner and lived here for over a year now. Location is perfect, close to King/Queen/Lake/Metro... lots to do on the weekends! Building is basic, but clean. Once the building registered, power will be transferred to the board of directors (owners), which of cause will correct any problems (unlike Urbancorp). Overall, I'm very happy living here.
unregistered user on June 30 2012:
Once the condo is registered and us owners that actually care about the building start having a say, and owners are being fined for their tenants vandalism I believe the building will make a big turnaround. I didn't buy this condo as my first home to have it ruined by idiots and garbage landlords and their renters. Once we have some power as a condo board things will change.
unregistered user on September 9 2012:
I agree with all the other above , negative and positive. As i am an owner tho , my patience grows thin as to when the build will become registered and we can start fixing this place up
unregistered user on September 11 2012:
this place could be nice but it is infested with bed bugs so i dont go anywhere near the public facilites since thats the worst areas supposidly. it doesnt seem like anyone is doing to much so im calling the toronto health boared and hopefully they fumigate every unit whether they have bed bugs or not. this place is absolutely disgusitng.
unregistered user on September 17 2012:
Bedbugs are found in certain units only. Both owners and management will work together. Any building in the city can get bedbugs, and it will be fixed.
unregistered user on September 19 2012:
Does anyone know why it is taking so long to register?Does the city of Toronto conduct an inspection of common areas before registration?ARe we obliged to accept our unit if it is located in an infested building rather than a new building?
unregistered user on September 20 2012:
This is a stupid building, I'm selling it and moving elsewhere. Screw this!!
unregistered user on December 15 2012:
I absolutely love this condo. Location is great, close to everything. With a new building manager, everything is going well.
unregistered user on January 7 2013:
Since new Management has taken over the building, my overall experience living here has become more pleasant. Problems have been dealt with and the building overall, feels safe and clean. The only problem we still have, are piece of shit neighbours, which has nothing to do with the building or its management. Once the building is registered and investors start selling their suites, that is when all the dirty, loud, ignorant tenants will start disappearing one by one. I have a bottle of champagne saved for when this becomes a reality!
unregistered user on January 8 2013:
I'm considering starting a class action lawsuit against Urban Corp due to the ridiculous amount of time it has taken to get this building registered. I know some people have been living here for 18 months now. Every time we are told of an expected registration date, that date comes and goes. Paying what amounts to rent for 18 months is completely unacceptable. I'd welocme comments from other residents of 38 Joe Shuster Way.
unregistered user on August 18 2013:
Building that sees most ads on MLS..Shoestur is one of them...There must be a reason..looks like not good future prospect of this building as reading of large construction in Liberty village...seems not good investment for dollar value...If anyone ha more input to these clusters of buildings in Librty village pl do so as I am planning to buy one and I am looking for review from prospective owners in this region.
unregistered user on November 4 2013:
Finally, this building is out of the hands of the developer who seemed content to do as little as possible and now in the hands of the owners. Their have been some growing pains but things have settled down and it is a nice place to live.
unregistered user on February 16 2014:
How have things been in the last 6 months guys? Thanks.
unregistered user on March 3 2014:
I'm wondering the same thing.. Anybody? Is there still a surplus of terrible tenants or are you seeing more of a transition into owner-occupied units?
unregistered user on April 20 2014:
If anyone could give an account of the building's current situation, that would be much appreciated. I'm considering buying a unit, but all the talks of broken elevators and parties are putting off the decision
unregistered user on June 1 2014:
The building has made huge improvements. With a new and young board of directors, all 3 who actually live in the building, the Bridge is becoming a great place to live. A new property management company was brought in in the early winter and are doing an amazing job. Maint fees did not go up this year, and the board management to implement 24/7 concierge at no additional cost to owners. There's still a lot of urbancorp mistakes to clean up, but the building is improving daily and is really an enjoyable place to live.
unregistered user on September 10 2014:
How has it been since June 1? We are looking to buy our first home P+E
unregistered user on September 11 2014:
I'm considering renting, but don't care for lowlife neighbors. Please advise.
unregistered user on September 23 2014:
Yes still Many broken elevators and parties, puke in the elevators. Idiots throwing stuff off their balconies...etc. Would never buy there. Renting costs too much and the place is barely tolerable.
unregistered user on October 9 2014:
I will add that while the building and property managers are in better shape, the developer did indeed cheap out on many things. Sound proofing/insulation is still very much an issue with rowdy/partying neighbours as the place is full of yuppie rich kids (many living with 2 to 3 individuals per unit) inviting all their 'white trash' friends to party on most weekends and many times weekdays. Elevator reliability is extremely poor. I must credit the property managers-they were given a pile of shit to deal with and have really started to address a lot of issues. Hopefully it turns for the better. If you are seriously considering buying in this building or anything from Urbancorp I would really re-consider your options.
unregistered user on October 28 2014:
This place is a dump. Poor construction quality, crappy location. Where's my starbucks?? You get what you pay for. If you can afford to splurge on something better please do!
unregistered user on February 5 2015:
I currently live there and it isn't as bad as all the reviews you see. I have been there for a couple months now, and have had no problems. I have young families on both sides and have never had issues. Management is friendly and helpful. It is close to everything, and a cafe is opening in the next building. I also have a beautiful view of the city skyline. I have no complaints.
unregistered user on June 14 2015:
Why does all the negative comments feel like they are coming from the same person. Thinking of buying a place. Going to go and have a look myself.
unregistered user on March 15 2016:
I am a owner and it is great here! People are friendly, the building is clean, and management is awesome! There are not loud parties happening all the time as it states. Management is always friendly and helpful and I have had no issues with anything. I think previous tenants/renters are the ones that are commenting and not actual owners. Maybe they got evicted and are throwing a fit. Great place. Would recommend.
unregistered user on June 29 2016:
Hey, looking at buying here. Any recent updates? Were looking for something short term as our starter home (2 years)
unregistered user on August 23 2016:
Building is awesome. Great ppl and great staff.
unregistered user on February 5 2018:
How is it now? Is all the problems with this building fixed? Is there still problems with bed bugs and loud people? Please let me know, thank you.

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