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Historical rates:

Stantec
Sept. 17 - 1 floor
Oct. 26 - 2 floors
Nov. 9 - 3 floors
Nov. 24 - 4 floors

JW Marriott:
Aug. 28 ~ 1 floor*
Oct. 7 ~ 2 floors*
Oct. 13 - 3 floors
Nov. 9 - 5 floors
Nov. 24 - 6 floors

Tower B:
Oct. 2 - excavated to P1
Oct. 26 - excavated to P2
Nov. 9 - excavated to P3
Nov. 24 - excavated to P4

*not quite poured at the time of the photos, but was shortly after
 
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2 Months to go.. I feel like I was being overly optimistic... 8 weeks to go, unless the pace changes Marriot might hit 13 floors and Stantec not enough data to extrapolate time per floor since the base ones were soooo massive.
 
@Das Ponto no changing your guess now (tsk, tsk). Now that Marriott has cleared the base, you may well expect the pace to accelerate to one floor every 5-7 days. If the former number is the case then we should be near floor 17; if the latter, then closer to 13… my guess is still in the running and so is yours. As for Stantec, once they clear the third floor that game should accelerate as well; they clearly have a larger crew working on Stantec than Marriott. I suspect floor three is going to take another 10 days to finish and then the rate should match Marriott, so the total by Christmas should be somewhere between 12 on the high side and 9 on the low side -- I still fell good about my guess.
 
For the tour de lévriers I say they will still be putzing around with aspects of the excavation but they will also have begun drilling piles when the Noel bells are ringing the loudest.
 
Updated the historical rates post:

Stantec
Sept. 17 - 1 floor
Oct. 26 - 2 floors
Nov. 9 - 3 floors

JW Marriott:
Aug. 28 ~ 1 floor*
Oct. 7 ~ 2 floors*
Oct. 13 - 3 floors
Nov. 9 - 5 floors

Tower B:
Oct. 2 - excavated to P1
Oct. 26 - excavated to P2
Nov. 9 - excavated to P3
 
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I think -- considering the (brrr) weather and the time of year -- that @Daveography's post (2 above) looks like it will be dead on. By December 25th (2 work weeks off) Marriott will be on floor 8; Stantec will be on floor 6 and they are drilling piles in the excavation. Hats off to Dave, Chris and, ahem, myself.
Is it too soon to start a new round of bets aimed at Canada Day, 2017 (I rather enjoyed the current round)?
Archited:
Marriott -- 30 floors
Stantec -- 29 floors
Tower B -- 2 floors above grade
Towers I, J, and H -- all formally announced
Also, I don't think picks should be exclusive, so others can share the same picks as one another (just not the same entire identical slate).
We should also encourage a naming contest for tower B; I am going to stick with "Tour des Levrettes"
 
Well done guys! I was way off.

Canada Day.. oh man that is a long ways away.

Going to surmise it will average out to just over a floor a week so a little less than you.

Marriott - 28 Floors
Stantec - 25 Floors
Tower B - At Grade - Hard guess, see how long piling takes before it can start moving upwards.
Symphony - 7 Floors

Other towers - 1 of 3 announced. Non specific.
 
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Marriot - 34 Floors
Stantec - 31 Floors
Tower B - 4 Floors above grade
Agree with @archited that future phases will be announced along with what is Baccarat.

With that said, I will bet that the old casino is bulldozed by July 1st - hopefully sooner. Haha.

Couple other projects:

Symphony - 8 floors
Augustana Church site - 2 floors
 

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