Monthly Archives: September 2014

Message from Executive Director Richard Joy

Last month I asked Paul Bedford for a summer beer to pick his brain about the emerging development of our city. I was curious to get Paul’s perspective on the city’s downtown residential building boom against the City’s Official Plan he developed over a decade ago when he was the City’s Chief Planner. When I suggested an urban walk before our drink, he asked me to pick a neighbourhood. I chose City Place and we toured Toronto’s dense condo-land between University and Spadina along the Gardiner expressway. I recalled his … Read More

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Welcome New Members!

ULI Toronto would like to welcome our newest members, who joined between April 1st  and September 16th, 2014. The shared wisdom and experience of our members is what makes ULI unique. Member leadership and expertise make it possible for ULI to offer what it is known for: the gold standard in quality programs and research, and the opportunity to make an impact on communities. Not a member? Join today! Full Members Private Angela Iannuzziello,  AECOM Julian Colman,  Cushman & Wakefield – Valuation & Advisory Ashley Lawrence,  Brookfield Asset Management Marianne O’Leary, … Read More

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Words of Wisdom: the power of mentorship

By Vanessa Judelman Have you ever had a great mentor at work? How did he or she make an impact your career? I will never forget my first experience being mentored. Wanda, my mentor, took me under her wing with great passion. Her school of mentorship was not for the faint of heart. She could be demanding, she talked very rapidly and sometimes I had to run down the hallways to keep up with her. Yet the lessons I learned from Wanda are still serving me well eighteen years later. … Read More

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Longtime ULI Leader Harold Shipp Passes Away

One of ULI’s longest-serving leaders, Harold G. Shipp, died September 7 following a brief illness. He was 88. Shipp, chairman of Shipp Corporation Limited in Mississauga, Ontario, joined ULI in 1952; his first ULI meeting was a convening of the Community Builders Council in Kansas City, Mo. For nearly 40 years, Shipp served on ULI product councils, most recently on the green flight of the Industrial Office Property Council. A ULI trustee from 1976 through 1988 and a longtime ULI Foundation Governor, Shipp was named an honorary member in 1996 … Read More

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