Monthly Archives: February 2013

Executive Summary Video: Andre Kuzmicki

Executive Summary Video: Andre Kuzmicki Andre is the Executive Director of the graduate Program in Real Estate and Infrastructure at the Schulich School of Business, York University, where he teaches real estate finance and investment. His career in real estate spans nearly four decades and encompasses all aspects of real estate investment including acquisitions, development, asset management and portfolio management. Prior to launching his teaching career in 1998, he managed the real estate investment portfolio for the Canadian arm of the Prudential Insurance Company of America. He is an experienced … Read More

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Event Recap: Fireside Chat 2013: Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion

View Photos View Video View Attendees An impending late-winter mega-storm was not enough to curb the opinions – or the attendance of those who wanted to hear it – of equally stormy Hazel McCallion, Mayor of the City of Mississauga. On February 27, “Hurricane Hazel,” as she is affectionately known, sat down with Jennifer Keesmaat, the Chief Planner at the City of Toronto for ULI Toronto’s Fifth Annual Fireside Chat. For over an hour, the 200+ attendees at the Toronto Board of Trade were riveted by this rousing conversation between … Read More

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ULI Terwilliger Centre for Housing – Annual Conference

Housing Opportunity 2013 is taking place in Seattle, WA this March 20-22. This conference will bring together housing professionals from across the country to discuss current challenges and opportunities for supporting a full spectrum of housing choices in cities and suburbs increasingly challenged by the new economy. We have a great program planned that will cover a range of housing issues—not just workforce housing. In addition to three general sessions and 15 concurrent sessions to choose from, Housing Opportunity 2013 will offer three exciting mobile tours organized by ULI Northwest. You can learn more … Read More

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Event Recap: The Redevelopment of Union Station: The Future of Downtown Toronto

Union Station is Toronto’s busiest downtown transit hub and an important historic landmark, but after years of neglect this Grand Dame was beginning to show her age. Yet that will all change in 2016 when Torontonians will witness her rebirth after a $665-million redevelopment that includes increased access points, a grand Italian-style piazza and what is believed to be Canada’s largest green roof. The new Union is envisioned as much more than just a welcome mat to transit and the PATH: informed by intensive demographic studies it will be a … Read More

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