Monthly Archives: June 2016

Event Recap – Members Only Tour of the Luminato Festival’s Hearn Generating Station

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By: Eunice Wong, EY Transaction Real Estate View Photos View Attendees       What was once a coal-fired electrical plant is now one of Toronto’s cultural beacons and one of Canada’s most majestic industrial landmarks. Known as the R.L. Hearn Generating Station (“the Hearn”), the nearly 297,000-square-foot decommissioned plant has served as a location for various film and television productions and has most recently been known for its use in Toronto’s Luminato Festival. Located at 440 Unwin Avenue in the Port Lands area of downtown Toronto, the plant was … Read More

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Congratulations to Curtner Legacy Members

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In memory of Brian L. Curtner and the mark the 30th anniversary of the firm he co-founded, Quadrangle has made a donation to the Urban Land Institute, an organization he supported and participated in throughout his professional career. This will be the lead donation to the ULI Toronto Legacy fund, which will provide yearly ULI Associate Memberships for twenty under-35 emerging leaders in Brian’s name. These memberships will be presented to the recipients an an annual event hosted by Quadrangle.   ULI Toronto would like to congratulate the following new … Read More

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Apply now for a Curtner Legacy Membership

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 22 ULI Toronto Legacy Fund In memory of Brian L. Curtner and the mark the 30th anniversary of the firm he co-founded, Quadrangle has made a donation to the Urban Land Institute, an organization he supported and participated in throughout his professional career.   This will be the lead donation to the ULI Toronto Legacy fund, which will provide yearly ULI Associate Memberships for twenty under-35 emerging leaders in Brian’s name. These memberships will be presented to the recipients an an annual event hosted by Quadrangle. … Read More

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Let’s Be Bold in a Time of Crisis

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A decade ago, regional planning alarm bells rang loudly at Queen’s Park. Low density urban sprawl was spinning out of control. Transit infrastructure construction had come to a complete halt, and Toronto’s commute times had slipped to second worst in North America. It was an urgent moment that required immediate and bold action by the Province of Ontario. And just such boldness was delivered. In less than two years the new provincial government legislated the Greenbelt, a nearly two-million-acre urban containment zone around the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Next came the … Read More

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2016 WLI Championship Team Event Celebration with Janet De Silva

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On Wednesday June 22nd, 2016, Toronto’s Urban Land Institute and its Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) will host a signature event to celebrate this year’s WLI Championship Team. The event will be held at the McCarthy Tétrault Toronto office, beginning at 5:30 pm. The WLI Championship Team highlights each member and their exceptional leadership and skill in real estate development and land use disciplines, dedication to building thriving communities across the Toronto Region, and capacity to inspire others in the industry. Each Championship Team member is a champion in her own … Read More

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Member Profile: Tim Jones, Artscape

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The following is a throwback to ULI Toronto’s Fall 2009 interview with ULI member Tim Jones, President and CEO of Artscape. Following Artscape’s inception in 1986, the Toronto not-for-profit organization has become a leader in making space for creativity within communities, with the aim of transforming them into hubs for arts and culture. Since this interview was first published in 2009, Artscape has opened Daniels Spectrum, Artscape Youngplace, Artscape Sandbox, Artscape Lofts at Simcoe, Artscape Lofts and Pace projects; and is currently developing Artscape Weston Hub in the northeast section … Read More

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