Monthly Archives: June 2014

ULI Toronto announces Richard Joy as New Executive Director and New Advisory Board Leadership

TORONTO (June 19, 2014) – Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto announced today the appointment of Richard Joy as the Toronto District Council’s Executive Director. Mr. Joy, an experienced public policy professional, becomes ULI Toronto’s first full-time Executive Director, marking a new stage in the evolution of ULI’s Toronto District Council. ULI is a globally recognized, non-profit research and education organization, with over 32,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land use disciplines. “Mr. Joy’s unique set of experience and skills will help to advance ULI’s … Read More

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Message from ULI Chair, Mark Noskiewicz

This is my last message as ULI Toronto Chair. Rob Spanier, Partner & Principal of Live Work Learn Play, will step into the role of Chair on July 1. This is an exciting and positive time for ULI Toronto, as we have just announced the appointment of Richard Joy as our first full-time Executive Director. We have also just announced new leadership for our Advisory Board. In addition to Rob assuming the role of Chair, Derek Goring, Vice President of Development for First Gulf, is taking over from Rob as … Read More

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Event Recap: Developing Mixed Income & Multi-Use Communities

View Photos View Video View Attendees View Regent Park Presentation View Lawrence Heights Presentation View Alexandra Park Presentation     By Adrienne Smith, Live Work Learn Play “Mixed-use” has become a somewhat ubiquitous term in the planning and development world. It is a model lauded for creating healthy and successful communities that sustain in the long term, but what does it really mean and why is it considered an archetype for success? The Congress for New Urbanism points to several key elements to successful mixed-use development: livable streets organized into … Read More

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Local Project Nominated for 2014 Global Awards for Excellence

The Ninety, a new loft that incorporates an existing office building on Queen St. East has been nominated for ULI’s Global Awards for Excellence. Twenty-three developments from around the globe, including 11 in North America, seven in Asia, and five in Europe, have been selected as finalists in the competition. From this select group, a jury representing the many fields of real estate development expertise will choose a group of winners that will be announced in October at ULI’s 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City. “The 2014 Global Awards … Read More

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Win a Fall Meeting Registration

Do you have a great idea for a panel at the 2014 Fall Meeting in New York City? Log into the ULI Meeting Idea Generator to suggest topics and vote for your favorites. Your idea could win you a free registration to the meeting and the opportunity to organize the panel for a high-profile audience of ULI members.   The Idea Generator site was launched last summer in partnership with Mindmixer, which has also hosted a crowdsourcing site for ULI Orange County through an Urban Innovation grant. A panel on the use of micro-units … Read More

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Event Recap: Tour de Toronto Bike Tour

View Photos View Attendees View Twitter conversation Complaining about our city is one of the things Torontonians love to do best. But enough already. Toronto is a great city and it’s about time we took a step back and recognized some of the things that we do right! And, what better way to experience this great city but on a bike? ULI Toronto was pleased to embark on their very first inaugural Tour de Toronto led by ULI Board members and real estate industry veterans Richard Witt and Robert Freedman. … Read More

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