Category Archives: Press Releases

ULI Is Its Members!

            ULI is its members. You deliver on our mission, you shape the future of our industry, and you enhance our communities. You asked to make even more of an impact, and we listened to you. Click Here to Watch Learn more at

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Commercial Real Estate Podcast chats with Richard Joy

          Real estate associations are an integral part of the commercial real estate world. They connect professionals to each other, provide advocacy and education, as well as acting as a hub between the different disciplines within the industry.  Richard Joy joins us to discuss the role of the Urban Land Institute Toronto (ULI) but we couldn’t resist the opportunity to also dive deep into a variety of land development topics. Listen Here: Real Estate Associations with Richard Joy of the Urban Land Institute Real Estate associations are … Read More

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Registration Open: Summer Social!

It’s that time of year again! Join us for ULI Toronto’s 7th Annual Summer Social!       

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Richard Florida says the New Urban Crisis is playing out in Toronto — here’s what we can do about it

By Amber Couse, Concordia University, City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning Graduate Watch video here       This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Electric Cities Spring 2017 Symposium which took place on April 24 and 25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. ULI Toronto’s second city building symposium saw over 1,000 industry professionals gather to learn and engage on topics revolving around placemaking, mobility and technology. The second day of ULI Toronto’s Electric Cities Symposium opened with urbanist Richard Florida’s keynote that explored themes present in … Read More

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Toronto: No Accidental City

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

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

            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

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

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

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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