THE JOURNEY

Travel and personal notes from Jeff Lee, Editor of TOWER TRIP.

Demolition Day at OFF PLAZA in Rosemont With L. McComber Architecture and Nicora

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This story is part of The Journey, a series of personal notes into the real estate world by editor & broker Jeff Lee.  Ever since I started working in Real Estate, I dreamed of collaborating with developers and architects to bring to market new condos and other real estate projects. General contractor Nicora and architecture firm L. McComber recently g[...]

Climbing Inside Porsche Design Tower in Miami for an Exclusive Tour of the 32M$ Penthouse

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Story by Jeff Lee & Miami correspondent Jamie Maniscalco As soon as you step inside the cathedral lobby of the Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles, you must immediately acknowledge the massive scale and challenge of this project. Right there in front of you, there is a huge central glass tube that is propelling luxury cars 60 floors up in the air with[...]

This Mid-Century Modern Home Has so Many Details, You Might Need a Moment!

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"You have to come look at this house! I think it would be an amazing feature for TOWER TRIP." That was the pitch of my friend and colleague Marie Champagne, trying to lure me into her newest trophy listing. And it usually doesn't take more than that to catch my curiosity! If you have an amazing property to feature here, let us know! Nestled by[...]

Down Memory Avenue with Total Designer Patrick Bisson Inside This Intriguing PH he Created

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Ten years ago, designer Patrick Bisson created a two-units masterpiece nestled under the tall trees of Rosemont, Montréal. As the upper PH unit hits the resale market, I invited him to step back into the light to share with me details of his creation. An open invitation The first and most striking feature is the natural light that is ever changing and [...]

The Price You Have to Pay to Keep on Exploring

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"We've always told everybody that our adventure would be epic. But most importantly, that it would never stop. Of course we get in trouble, and sometimes we get lost. But I guess it is the price you have to pay. To keep on exploring." -Jeff Lee  Editor   For this vacation special we followed the trailblazing restaurateurs of Espadon in[...]

Inside a Sunny Historic House Completely Restored by Projet AV on the South Shore of Montreal

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This story is part of The Journey, a series of travel and personal stories into the real estate world by editor Jeff Lee. I'm very glad to introduce you to the team who worked on my latest listing in Vieux-Longueuil, an historic house on a corner lot that was restored with a lot of love! The three siblings who work under the company Projet AV take pride in [...]

12 Things to do in the Eastern Townships: Winter Edition

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It was about time we put the TRIP back in TOWER TRIP! Since I listed this charming Bed & Breakfast in the Eastern Townships, I decided to go out there and test the hospitality for myself. I brought along pretty face Vincent Malo and a couple of plaid shirts for a weekend that would become a bromance to remember. For more info about the B&B for sale, [...]

Playing Brunch In the Kitchen with Cereal Company Oatbox

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We had the chance to observe the content creation team of subscription-based cereal company Oatbox in action, while they were shooting their monthly recipe inside this slick modern kitchen we gladly provided for them! Here are some making of photos capturing Karolane Rondeau and Isabelle Junge playing brunch alongside some of the real photographs by [...]

Inside the Residence and Vision of The Architect who Created the Projet Normanville

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Pictures by Jérome Labrecque Update: The upper unit featured in this story is currently available for rent. Contact real estate broker Marie Champagne for additional info. This following story was originally published on Jun 8, 2016 Since Marie Champagne and I at Engel & Völkers are bringing to market this last available unit of Projet Nor[...]

Conquering Private Waterfalls for a Summer Swim and a 15 Acres Lot!

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Pictures by Jérôme Labrecque Additional pictures by Jeff Lee Let me tell you how excited I am to bring this epic property to the market. When my clients called me to tell me about this property they wanted to sell in Frelighsburg (Eastern Townships) just 100 km outside of Montreal, I thought they would have to sell ME first! I hence drove down there to mee[...]