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May 2023 Construction Update

Dear: Neighbors,

Thank you for your interest in the Don Mills Retirement Residence. We are sending this update to keep you informed on the project and how the construction may affect you. During the month of May 2023 our site will complete the following activities.

905 Don Mills Construction Update

  • The site will be running daily, weather permitting following all local by-laws.
  • Delivery trucks will be visiting the site regularly delivering components for the building’s Interior Finishes Drywall, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems.
  • The mechanical penthouse roof screen is installed and complete.
  • Mechanical & electrical rough ins are complete throughout the building. They continue to work on finishes and commissioning of systems for occupancy.
  • All suites are complete up to 8th floor with 9th-10th to follow later this month.
  • Common area millwork is mostly complete, remaining items are in fabrication for delivery.
  • Elevators #1, #2 & #3 are operational, elevator 4 scheduled certification for occupancy.
  • Exterior soft scape has started, trees, planting and sod will be completed this Month.
  • Exterior signage will commence the week of May 8th.

Traffic / Noise

  • Crews will be on site five days a week (Monday – Friday); though not currently scheduled, some Saturday work might occur.
  • All work will be completed from Monday to Saturday as per our permit and in accordance with the City of Toronto bylaws.
  • When needed, we will have trained traffic controllers and Paid Duty Officers as required on our site to guide our trucks and local traffic safely and efficiently.
  • There one site entrance on Green Belt Drive, which receives most the vehicular traffic, now that adjacent hydro lands are no longer occupied.
  • Intermittent sidewalk and lane closures may occur.

Site Safety Measures

  • Fast fence has been removed off the property, other than the main entrance on Green Belt Drive. Public right of way is now open for use on Don Mills. Green Belt Drive will continue to have lane closures as needed, until construction is complete.
  • Signage, barriers, fencing, pylons, and traffic control personnel will all be utilized on the site to ensure the safety of pedestrians and motorists.
  • Please obey any signs or traffic control personnel when near this site. They are all there for your safety.


Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation.