What we`re working on now:

Here`s what`s coming up on our blog in the next few months: A monthly check in from partners Ian and Graham, a luxury retirement living guide from our Hearthstone series, and more posts from our interior design guest blogger Marlene Card!
August
2013
General
8 reasons why Burlington is the place to be

8 reasons why Burlington is the place to be

We’ve said it before; location, location, location is really important to us at Davies Smith. And when it comes to a great location, no city tops Burlington
Summer by the lake: 10 things to do in Mimico this summer

Summer by the lake: 10 things to do in Mimico this summer

Once Toronto’s best kept secret, Mimico is now considered one of the city’s 5 housing hot spots.With its beautiful waterfront,  friendly people, small town feel and wonderful parks, Mimico is certainly the place to be this summer.
LJM and Davies Smith: Building the future of Burlington

LJM and Davies Smith: Building the future of Burlington

Burlington was recently named one of Canada’s best places to live in MoneySense magazine’s list of Top 35 Best Paces to live in Canada. That’s hardly surprising. Its low crime rate, high job prospects and high household and discretionary income makes Burlington an ideal place to live.
Davies Smith blog construction update

Davies Smith blog construction update

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 3 months since we launched our blog. As Davies Smith owner Ian Smith promised in his welcome post, our blog is there for you to get a better insight into our company, our projects and the neighbourhoods we work in. The blog is always under construction and...
Ironstone Spring construction update

Ironstone Spring construction update

There’s been a lot of progress at the Ironstone construction site since our last status report in mid- February. We have now completed all the underground drains, geothermal piping, and all the foundation work. We have also built 50% of the garage up to the ground floor. We are now currently working on pouring concrete...
10 hot facts about geothermal energy

10 hot facts about geothermal energy

Now that we’ve got the basics of geothermal covered, here are 10 hot facts about this highly sustainable and super clean energy source. 1) The word “Geothermal” comes from the Greek words geo (earth) and thermos (heat). So simply put, geothermal means earth heat. 2) Geothermal isn’t a new technology. In fact, geothermal systems have been around for...
Q&A with Graham Chalmers, Co-Owner of Davies Smith Developments

Q&A with Graham Chalmers, Co-Owner of Davies Smith Developments

Last week we introduced you to Ian Smith, the  president and co-owner of  Davies Smith Developments and today, we’d like you to meet the other half of  our company, Graham Chalmers. Starting next month, Graham will be checking in with a monthly blog post discussing all things construction related at Davies Smith. Before he does,...
A beginners guide to geothermal

A beginners guide to geothermal

Among the many remarkable features at our Ironstone Condos Building in Burlington, the one that’s received the most attention and praise is the geothermal heating and cooling system that Ironstone will be using. This energy source is clean, renewable and uber environmentally friendly and Ironstone will be one of the first buildings in Canada to...
Welcome to our blog

Welcome to our blog

Hello and welcome to the brand new Davies Smith blog. Although we’ve been around for several years now, we’re still relatively new to the social media world and we’re excited about being able to interact and engage with our friends in the real estate community and beyond. We’re known for developing strong relationships with the...
11 minutes away from Eleven Superior

11 minutes away from Eleven Superior

With the rise of Eleven Superior condos located in the heart of town, it’s no doubt that the future is great for the Little Municipality that could. Annexed into Etobicoke in 1967, Mimico offers more amenities than ever before and it’s only growing. Here are eleven things worth noting about this lakeside leader: 1. Lakeshore Arts...
Welcome to the Davies-Smith blog!

Welcome to the Davies-Smith blog!

From the geothermal pipes at Ironstone to the retirement communities of Hearthstone by the Bay, we will be your one-stop shop for all things related Davies-Smith. Want to know the greatest amenities near Eleven Superior or The Rowe in Whitby? We’ll have that. What will the condo of the future look like? We’ll let you...