Category Archives: Press Releases

#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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Congratulations to ULI Fall Meeting Scholarship Winners

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By Sean MacKay, BuzzBuzzHome             Please join us in congratulating four ULI Toronto members who have received scholarships to attend this month’s ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, Texas. Michelle Ackerman,The Kilmer Group and Salima Rawji, Build Toronto, both received the Women’s Leadership Initiative Prologis Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to 10 women who have shown strong leadership at their jobs and within ULI. Vincent Tong, Toronto Community Housing, received the Rose Center ULI Fall Meeting Scholarship, provided by The Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land … Read More

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New Changes In Leadership and Growing Presence on the Global Stage

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TORONTO (July 18, 2016) – Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto is proud to announce several new changes in leadership on their management committee, as well as the appointment of district council members to the global ULI network. Derek Goring will serve as the new Chair of ULI Toronto, while Emma West will be the new Vice Chair, and Chair of Mission Advancement. Rob Spanier, who recently completed his two-year term as Chair of ULI Toronto, will now continue his strategic leadership of ULI Toronto as the new Chair of the … Read More

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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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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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Event Recap: EXPO 2025: To Bid or Not to Bid?

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By Kendra Fitzrandolph View Photos View Attendance View Buzz Buzz Home Article View Urbantoronto.ca Article View Toronto Sun Article To bid or not to bid, that is the question. On May 17, 2016, ULI Toronto tackled that very question at an event held at the Toronto Region Board of Trade. Civic Action CEO Sevaun Palvetzian led a unique conversation examining the opportunities and the risks associated with an Expo bid. Her panel consisted of both yea and naysayers. Former Premier David Peterson, former Mayor Barbara Hall, CIBC senior economist Andrew … Read More

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