Monthly Archives: November 2010

YLG The Art of the Deal

Real estate development is multifaceted. Multiple disciplines within the development industry are involved in seeing a development project through from land acquisition to occupancy. On November 23rd, 2010, ULI Toronto hosted its first annual Art of the Deal program which featured some of the major players involved in making the Ritz-Carlton high-end hotel/condominium project such a success. The prominent 53-storey Ritz-Carlton building consists of 267 hotel rooms as well as 159 condominium units. The building’s 5-storey glass podium which includes, but is not limited to, the hotel’s lobby and restaurant … Read More

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TIFF Bell Lightbox Tour

It seems that more and more often Toronto proves itself to be more than just “world-class”. The Bell Lightbox, at the corner of King Street West and John Street, is a true “world leader” and on November 17, ULI was given backstage passes for a tour of this extraordinary facility. Our tour leaders, Shirley Blumberg (Partner, KPMB Architects), Matthew Wilson (Project Architect, KPMB Architects) and Noah Cowen (Artistic Director, TIFF) gave us fantastic insight into the history, design and functionality of this new facility. The project began when the world … Read More

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