Category Archives: Regional Development Panel

Event Recap: Educational Institutions

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View Photos View Video View Attendees View Sherriden Presentation View UTSC Presentation View Devron Presentation View York University Presentation View Remington Presentation   Higher Learning How the expansion of educational institutions can create opportunities for mixed-use communities By Melody Wolfe The educational world is changing. With tuition fees at an all-time high, students are expecting their schools to provide inventive and distinctive spaces in which they can live, work, learn, and play. In order to stay relevant, both new and established schools need to evolve to include the newest and … Read More

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Event Recap: Redevelopment of Transit Corridors in the 905: Making the Vision a Reality

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View Photos View Attendees View Speaker Biographies  Speaker Presentations: Leslie Woo Mary-Frances Turner Hessam Ghadaki Marilyn Ball Anson Kwok Canadians gravitate more and more towards an urbanization model. It’s everywhere, extending beyond central business districts of major cities like Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, and Montréal and now reaching interconnected urban nodes in the once-suburban expanses that surround them. In Ontario, the Places to Grow legislation that everyone is familiar with created a greenbelt that was there to limit sprawl and mandate intensification in many municipalities in the “905” region, and one of … Read More

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Volunteer with ULI Toronto!

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Our fall calendar is starting to fill up and we’re looking for volunteers!  For more information or to sign-up to volunteer please send an e-mail to toronto@uli.org. Friday, September 6th @ 8:30am – 9:30am  CBRE Office 145 King Street West Sub-Committee meeting for Transit Corridors Program. Join fellow ULI members in a round-table discussion to let us know what areas you would like our speakers to focus on. Fri. September 13th @ 8:30am – 9:30am CBRE Office 2001 Sheppard Avenue East Suite 300 / 404 Sub-Committee meeting for Transit Corridors … Read More

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Event Recap: The Intensification of Downtowns in the 905

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From Suburb to “Huburb” The “905” regions of Durham, Halton, Peel, and York are among the fastest growing regions in Ontario. Making up over a quarter of Ontario’s population, these four regions account for half the annual population growth in the province. Along with the Places to Grow legislation came a greenbelt around the GTA, put there to limit sprawl and mandate intensification with some very intense density targets, for example in 2031 the target in terms of jobs and residence is 200 per hectare, similar to what’s now in … Read More

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