Monthly Archives: November 2012

Urban Land Magazine Canadian Spotlight

January/February 2013 Issue Urban Land’s 2013 New Year Regional Spotlight Section: Canada and the Pacific Northwest U.S. Introduce your firm, services and projects to the most active and involved professionals in real estate today: This is an extremely rare opportunity to promote your firm to ULI’s members as a leader in the current real estate development & design market in Canada and/or the Pacific Northwest U.S. This is a uniquely valuable marketing and branding opportunity: Your firm’s message will be directly sent to and viewed by ULI’s members who are … Read More

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Event Recap: The Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT

A New Transit Artery for the Heart of Toronto The Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown, the largest transit development in Canada, promises to create jobs and provide lasting social and economic benefits. With a budget of $8.7 billion for capital construction, this endeavour is the nation’s most expensive infrastructure project. Owned by Metrolinx, developed in part with Infrastructure Ontario, and to be operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) upon completion, there are multiple layers of complexity to this ambitions development. Moderated by Jennifer Drake, an associate at Goodmans LLP, the ULI panel … Read More

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Event Recap: Annual Real Estate Forecast

“We [Canada] expect nothing spectacular [in 2013], but if the world turns around we are in excellent position.” – Jonathan Miller, ULI This is how Jonathan Miller, offering his American perspective and author of ULI/PwC’s “Emerging Trends in Real Estate ” publication, began his annual address to Toronto’s real estate community. Setting the tone of cautious optimism that would be echoed by the event’s other speakers, including George Carras, President of Realnet, a prominent real estate information company, and John O’Bryan, Chairman of CBRE, a leading real estate brokerage company. The … Read More

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Coming Soon – Women’s Leadership Initiative

  So far in my career, I have been fortunate to work with open-handed mentors, men and women, who have helped create opportunities for me to learn, grow and take on leadership responsibility. The talented group of five women who have come together to start ULI Toronto’s Women’s Leadership Initiative have had similar experiences. We come from diverse backgrounds: residential, commercial, infrastructure, public and private sector, legal, finance and planning. And we have all found great opportunity and success in Toronto’s real estate development industry. Indeed, women’s leadership in city … Read More

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