Media Alert - Reinventing a classic: Tridel launches James Cooper Mansion

    TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - On Thursday, November 1, 2007, Leo DelZotto,
President of Tridel will be joined by downtown community members including
Councillor Kyle Rae and Chris Crane, President of the Upper Jarvis
Neighbourhood Association at a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the most
historic properties in downtown Toronto, James Cooper Mansion. This tour, led
by Phil Goldsmith of Goldsmith Borgal & Company Ltd. Architects and guides in
period costumes, will celebrate the launch of Tridel's newest community aptly
named, James Cooper Mansion community.
    Collaborating with the City of Toronto and the local community, Tridel is
breaking new ground with the project by beautifully and carefully integrating
the character of the property's 19th century architecture with Tridel's
award-winning best practices in sustainable building and design.


    Thursday, November 1, 2007; 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


    James Cooper Mansion
    582 Sherbourne Street
    Toronto, ON
    M4X 1L4
    (One block south of Bloor Street at Linden)


    Immediate, surrounding area


    Sherbourne subway station

    Photo and Interview Opportunities:

    6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.      Hosts dressed in period costumes greet guests
                             upon arrival
                             VIP Photography
    6:30 - 7:15 p.m.         Remarks by: Leo DelZotto, President, Tridel;
                             Stephen Upton, Vice President of Development
                             Planning, Deltera Inc.; Councillor Kyle Rae,
                             City of Toronto; Chris Crane, Upper Jarvis
                             Ratepayer Group; Phil Goldsmith, Principal of
                             Goldsmith Borgal & Company Ltd. Architects
    7:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   Guided tours of James Cooper Mansion by Phil
                             One-on-one interviews with speakers arranged
                             upon request

       Please RSVP to Liz Hendriksen at Lewis Carroll Communications at
             416.968.3845 or

    Tridel is Canada's leading developer and builder of condominium
residences with more than 70 years of homebuilding experience. To date the
Tridel Group of Companies is responsible for producing over 66,500 homes, and
continues to lead the industry in innovation, technology and design. Tridel is
determined to develop condominium communities that meet the needs of today's
homeowners while safeguarding the well being of future generations. The
company is working to meet this goal by focusing on environmentally
sustainable building design and performance in construction and corporate
    In recognition of Tridel's outstanding service to its homeowners, Tridel
has been awarded the coveted Ontario High-Rise Builder of the Year Award by
Tarion, formerly known as the Ontario New Home Warranty Program, and Home
Builder of the Year by BILD - Building Industry and Land Development
Association. Tridel also received the City of Toronto 2006 Green Award for
Energy Conservation and was the recipient of the 2007 BILD High-Rise Green
Builder of the Year award. Tridel Ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction
with New Condominium Builders in the Greater Toronto Area" by J.D. Power and
Associates 2007 Canadian New-Condominium Builder Customer Satisfaction
Study(SM) and its Republic at Yonge and Eglinton has been chosen as the "Most
Outstanding High Rise Building and High Rise Project of the Year," an honour
that it had won both in 2004 and 2005.

For further information:

For further information: Megan Winkler or Liz Hendriksen, Lewis Carroll
Communications, (416) 968-3845,

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