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Meet Daniela: Assistant Superintendent at 88

Meet Daniela, our enthusiastic Assistant Superintendent at 88. As Assistant Superintendent, Daniela is in charge of build out and finishes. Build out is the composition of the interior structure of the building, working from framing of exterior and interior walls to mechanical and electrical rough in. Daniela carries this process through to the finishes which include cabinets, countertops, and flooring, to name a few.

There’s a lot to keep track of in a building that’s 35 storeys high, and Daniela does a incredible job at keeping everyone positive and keeping the work on schedule.

first concrete (2)

In her 7 years at Minto, Daniela has been a part of 4 projects – Minto Skyy, Minto775, Minto WaterGarden and 88.  She started her career as a coordinator at Skyy and the hands-on learning she attainedby being able to participate in on site activities helped her gain the experience she needed to move up in her position. She became more confident and transitioned into her role as an assistant superintendent at Minto 775, where she learned how to manage the process, trades, and any obstacles that came her way.

We sat down with Daniela to talk about what it’s like to work on site as an Assistant Superintendent.

 


What’s your favourite part about your job?

To have to pick one particular aspect about my job that I favour is hard. It’s a challenging and exciting environment where I have the ability to be part of a team that creates a massive structure which one day someone will call their home. We construct a landmark in this beautiful city and have the satisfaction of knowing that we were involved in creating it.

Daniela 2

 

What’s the hardest part?

The fast-paced nature of the work is tough, and it can become pretty stressful at times but I think that’s what I also enjoy about it. I don’t think I could ever work in a slow-paced environment.

 

What are you most looking forward to seeing come together at 88?

I’m excited to see it all come together, especially with the amazing water feature– I think Minto always executes water features very well. As all the finishes come together in the amenities and common areas, you start to realize that the final product of a project you’ve been working on for a long time is finally coming into fruition and you feel as though you’ve achieved something great. I’ve gained so much from my past projects and I’ve enjoyed working on this one too; we have a great team, we have a lot of fun, and we get the job done.

last concrete pour

 

 What’s a typical day like?

I normally meet with the labourers and handymen before 7am to go over the plan for the day. Once we’ve mapped out what needs to be done, I ensure that everyone, including the trades, are all executing our plan accordingly, ensuring everyone is on track. There’s always going to be hurdles throughout the day but it’s how I deal with them that makes a difference in our productivity. I also have an iPad that helps me keep track of our daily progress, problems, and deficiencies which allows me do my job more effectively. I’m constantly on my feet, usually getting to most of the 35 floors in the building in one day. It can be quite the workout!

 

What’s it like working in a predominately male work environment?

I have a great relationship with the trades and my team, and there is a lot of mutual respect. To me, it doesn’t make an impact in the way I work or how I interact with the trades on site. We are all working together to achieve a common goal. I’m proud to be one of the few women working in this field, hopefully I can inspire more to follow my lead.


 

Thanks for the update Daniela! It was great hearing more about what happens on-site. The construction of 88 is almost complete and our home owners will be moving in soon! We only have a few suites left at this fabulous condo. Contact us at 416.915.3800 to book your private tour.

 

Announcing the Launch of the New Minto Condo Store, with Special Buyer Incentives!

Minto Condo Store Grand Opening Feb. 28, 2015

We are about to make purchasing a new condo a lot easier. This Saturday, February 28 at 12pm Minto is holding the Grand Opening of our first-ever Condo Store, showcasing three of our most in-demand developments under one roof. Interested in attending? Click here to RSVP!

Located at 90 Sheppard Avenue East on the 5th floor, the store will feature Minto30Roe, Minto 88, and MintoWaterGarden, providing purchasers with exclusive incentives valued up to $30,000 for a limited time only.

 

Minto 30Roe in TorontoMinto30Roe, Yonge and Eglinton’s most anticipated new residence, effortlessly marries the comfort of a close-knit community with the urban conveniences of its prime location.  One and 2 bedroom suites are still available! We are offering $15,000 off 1 bedroom suites* and $20,000 off 2 bedroom suites.* Occupancy is expected for 2016. Click here to find out more about Minto30Roe.

 

 

Minto 88 in Toronto

The idyllic residences of Minto 88, located at Yonge and Sheppard, offer purchasers the perfect balance of cosmopolitan energy and tranquility.  One and 2 bedroom suites, as well as one Townhome are still available, with a current offer of $25,000 off 1 bedroom suites* and $30,000 off 2 bedroom suites.* Occupancy is expected for Fall 2015. Click here to find out more about Minto 88.

 

 

Minto Watergarden in ThornhillAn homage to nature, MintoWaterGarden is a unique residential experience that embraces the outdoors in every aspect of its design. One and two bedroom suites at MintoWaterGarden range from 522 sq. ft. to 2-storey suites over 1,600 sq. ft. and offer idyllic views of Old Thornhill or the tranquil water garden. You can tour our model suites and move in today! We are offering $25,000 off 1 bedroom suites* and $30,000 off 2 bedroom suites.* Click here to find out more about MintoWaterGarden.

 

 

With so many great options available, we can’t wait to see you this Saturday, February 28 at 12pm! Be sure to RSVP to get on the list to attend. You don’t want to miss this fantastic opportunity to take advantage of up to $30,000 off these incredible communities and to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Minto Condo Store!

 

*Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. Conditions apply, see Sales Representative for details. Renderings are artists’ concept. E.&O.E.

Breaking ground at 88

Last Thursday we celebrated breaking ground at Yonge and Sheppard’s 88. By combining the festivities with a lunar new year theme, we made sure construction started with a bang. A tent was set up on site and guests were treated to fireworks and lion dancers with tunes by Magen Boys and amazing food by the Food Dudes.

Plus, we gave away two trips to Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls and one grand prize of a trip to Las Vegas. Check out the event photos below.