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Toronto: No Accidental City

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Celebrating our city and our global leadership isn’t something we are especially good at as Torontonians.  But the truth is that we have a lot to celebrate as we and our predecessors have truly build a globally magnificent city.    Special thanks to the team at Urban Strategies for producing this inspiring video. Click to view video

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Kick off Key Note: Global Giants, Local Heros

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Symposium Day 1: Monday April 24, 2017 – 8:00AM A celebration of international land use leadership rooted in the Toronto Region. Featuring a “super panel” of corporate giants and global city building leaders and investors who call Toronto home and the world their market. The panel will put a spotlight on our region’s urban leadership and impact around the world. Moderator Janet De Silva, President & CEO, Toronto Region Board of Trade Panel   Jim Berry, Senior Vice President, HATCH Michael Cooper, President and Chief Responsible Officer, Dream David Thom, … Read More

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Plug into the Electric Cities Symposium

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            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto hosts major city building symposium on placemaking, mobility and technology April 24 and 25 TORONTO (April 11, 2017) – Defining cities through major parks. Reimagining future mobility in the suburbs. Identifying disruptive forces in real estate. Building neighbourhoods around food. Empowering citizens to be the chief planners and place makers. These are just a handful of the discussions that will take place at Toronto’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) highly-anticipated Electric Cities Symposium April 24-25 at the … Read More

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ULI Symposium Features Panels in Placemaking, Mobility & Technology

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FEATURED PANELS Food is an attraction, builds community and is fundamental to life. From integrated urban agriculture to farmer’s markets to food halls, food is increasingly key to establishing and strengthening real estate markets and creating the foundation for great neighbourhoods. City building has leaped to the forefront of the climate change challenge, sparking an international innovation race to design economically competitive, socially equitable, and environmentally sustainable urban regions, and the ultimate integration of mobility and community. Last month, Waterfront Toronto launched what it seeks to be a globally precedent … Read More

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10 industry leaders gather to talk shop at ULI Toronto’s 2017 Career Event

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By: Janani Mahendran, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Ministry of Housing           You’ve heard about speed-dating, but what about speed mentoring? On March 14, ULI Toronto invited a number of students and young professionals to participate in an evening of candid discussion with  a diverse group of leaders in the real estate and land development industry. Attendees of the ULI Toronto 2017 Career Event got to choose to engage in casual conversations with four speakers by rotating at roundtables at 20-minute intervals to gain valuable insight into the job … Read More

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#CityResolve on the Square

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How Will You Make Your City A Better Place in 2017? ULI Toronto’s Communications Team took to the streets to ask Torontonians how they plan to make their city a better place in 2017! Share your #CityResolve with us by tagging #CityResolve and #yyz with your answer on social media for a chance to win daily prizes. Daily winners from January 3-6 will receive tickets to ULI Toronto Electric Cities Symposium in April, and the Grand Prize winner will have the opportunity to go for lunch with Councillor Norm Kelly aka … Read More

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#CITYRESOLVE How Will You Make Your City A Better Place in 2017?

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Share your #CityResolve to win a one-on-one lunch with Councillor Norm Kelly a.k.a #6Dad ULI Toronto challenges you to take part in their 3rd annual #CityResolve campaign by sharing how you plan to make a difference in your city in 2017. From January 3rd – 5th, tag #CityResolve and #yyz with your answer on social media for a chance to win! Daily winners will receive tickets to ULI Toronto Electric Cities Symposium in April, and the Grand Prize winner will have the opportunity to go for lunch with Councillor Norm … Read More

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Launch of the Urban Leadership Program

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By Andrew Garrett, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation  View Photos Here Click here for more information       On Saturday, November 19th, ULI Toronto brought together committed Councillors, Planners, Developers, Academics, Transit leaders, and Legal experts to the launch of the Urban Leadership Program, led by former Toronto Chief City Planner, Paul Bedford. There was a great energy throughout the Saturday program launch that marked the opening chapter to a great journey ahead. A distinguished volunteer team from both the public and private sector walked the Bloor-Dundas West area which will … Read More

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FY16 Annual Report Released

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ULI Toronto is pleased to announce the release of our FY16 Annual Report. This Annual Report goes beyond providing detail of the fiscal year past and points to how we will leverage this momentum to deliver greater impact to our urban region in the year ahead. Two major milestones of the past year signaled a direction for our future. The Fall 2015 Symposium identified three important intersecting lenses through which we will drive our mission to advance the responsible use of land: mobility, placemaking and technology. The other was the … Read More

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Members Only Tour Sheds Light on how Karma Condos made it from Conception to Occupancy

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By Brad Stewart, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope               On Monday, October 24, 2016, a group of real estate professionals and enthusiasts gathered at Karma Condos, a collaborative effort by Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt Developments in downtown Toronto. ULI Toronto membership was offered an exclusive tour of the property led by CentreCourt President Shamez Virani. Karma Condos, which has now begun occupancy, is located just a block north of College on the west side of Yonge St. on Grenville St. The vibrant area offers great subway access … Read More

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