BARRINGTON CONDOMINIUM FLATS
LOCATION: St. Clair West, Toronto
BUILDERS/DEVELOPERS Lash Group of Companies and The Goldman Group
SIZE 592 to 928 square feet
PRICE From the mid-$300,000s
SALES CENTRE 522 St. Clair Ave. W., west of Bathurst Street. Open Monday and Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 8 p.m.; weekends from noon to 5 p.m.
CONTACT Phone 416-410-4444 or visit www.barringtoncondos.com
For the Lash Group of Companies and The Goldman Group, every second counts when it comes to elevator wait times in their new boutique building on St. Clair Avenue West. But not just to get residents quickly to their condominiums, but to shuttle drivers to their cars.
“We are the first condominium in Toronto offering automated elevator parking, which is predominant in New York and Paris,” says Murray Goldman, chairman of The Goldman Group. “I went to New York to try several of them and my biggest concern was whether there would be any delays and frankly there weren’t.”
Eliminating ramps and reducing the use of lights, ventilation and energy will optimize space and efficiency of the garage, where residents with a spot – priced at $35,000 – can fetch their cars with a hand-held remote.
“People will get a fob like they get for their garage door, they’ll push their fob button and the elevator will come down … [to] take you down to either three levels below grade or two…