Monthly Archives: November 2015

Event Recap: Urban Ideas Competition Awards Night

View Photos View Attendees View All Submissions View Media Coverage by Andrea Diamond On November 24th, eager competitors and curious onlookers gathered at Alderlea, a recently refurbished heritage mansion turned event hall in Brampton, to find out the result of ULI Toronto’s Second Annual Urban Ideas Competition. The competition featured 20 entries which vied to provide the most compelling scheme to revitalize Brampton’s City Centre. In charge of selecting the best entries was a jury of five: Matthew Blackett of Spacing, Don Naylor of Don Naylor + Associates Landscape Architects, … Read More

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2015 Fall Symposium Coverage: The Millennial Revolution & the Future of City Building

By Ryan Ram, Matrix Search Group Image courtesy of Patrick Moher View Presentation This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium which took place November 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The inaugural symposium, Emerging Trends and City Building, saw hundreds of industry professionals gather to be a part of the ongoing dialogue on the future of urban development. On November 2nd, 2015, attendees packed a room at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for a panel on Millennials and their impact on the … Read More

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2015 Fall Symposium Coverage: PwC and ULI’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate

By Ryan Ram, Matrix Search Group Image Courtesy of Patrick Moher View Photo Gallery View Andrew Warren Presentation View Blake Hutcheson Presentation View Ben Myers Presentation Download Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium which took place November 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The inaugural symposium, Emerging Trends and City Building, saw hundreds of industry professionals gather to be a part of the ongoing dialogue on the future of urban development. The Canadian real estate … Read More

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2015 Fall Symposium Coverage: Transforming Our Future – How Disruptive Is Disruptive Technology?

By Ryan Ram, Matrix Search Group Image courtesy of Patrick Moher View Photo Gallery This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium which took place November 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The inaugural symposium, Emerging Trends and City Building, saw hundreds of industry professionals gather to be a part of the ongoing dialogue on the future of urban development. On November 3rd, day two of ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium kicked off with a conversation centred on a question that captivated the audience: … Read More

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2015 Fall Symposium Coverage: Dr. Ellen Dunham-Jones on Retrofitting Suburbia

By Sean MacKay, Buzz Buzz Home Image courtesy of Patrick Moher View Photo Gallery View Presentation This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium which took place November 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The inaugural symposium, Emerging Trends and City Building, saw hundreds of industry professionals gather to be a part of the ongoing dialogue on the future of urban development. “[The suburbs] were wonderful places when they were being built and they helped a lot of generations of families achieve terrific quality … Read More

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2015 Fall Symposium Coverage: Dr. Aseem Inam on Transforming Cities and Transforming Urbanism

by Fabienne Chan, Urbanation Image courtesy of Patrick Moher View Photo Gallery This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium which took place November 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The inaugural symposium, Emerging Trends and City Building, saw hundreds of industry professionals gather to be a part of the ongoing dialogue on the future of urban development. The last keynote speaker at the Urban Land Institute’s Toronto Fall Symposium closed the event on a philosophical note, beginning his talk with a question … Read More

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2015 Fall Symposium Coverage: Richard Florida’s 5 elements that will help solve the new “urban crisis”

by Evan Weinberg, Toronto Financial District BIA Image curtesy of Patrick Moher View Photo Gallery This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium which took place November 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The inaugural symposium, Emerging Trends and City Building, saw hundreds of industry professionals gather to be a part of the ongoing dialogue on the future of urban development. Since publishing his book “The Rise of the Creative Class” in 2004, Richard Florida has had time to reflect on the changing … Read More

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