Monthly Archives: September 2013

John Street Update – Sept 2013

John Street Update Sept 2013: Things continue to improve on John Street. As many of you will recall, following the very successful Weston 2021 design charrette and Technical Assistance Panel (TAP), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto applied for a grant to help create both a short- and long-term plan for John Street. . The Urban Innovation grant application was based on the idea that John St. could be made into a “market district” once it was closed east of the rail-tracks and with the potential development of the former GO/TPA parking lot into an arts and … Read More

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You Voted, ULI Delivers: Discuss Shared Micro-Housing in Chicago

Nearly 1,000 people participated in ULI’s Idea Generator, a month-long competition that produced more than 100 ideas for concurrent sessions at the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago. Your votes have been tallied, and ULI is pleased to present “Shared Housing Meets Micro Real Estate” as the crowd-picked session on Nov. 7. Proposed and delivered by Christopher Bledsoe of Stage 3 Properties, this session will explore the trends behind the emergence of the multi-billion-dollar room-share market. Don’t miss this session – take advantage of early registration pricing today.

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Message from Executive Director Robert Millward

I hope everyone had a wonderful summer and is looking forward to the fall season. Over the summer we have begun to prepare another event filled calendar for the next few months. You may have seen the recent survey which was sent to our members and non members asking for your feedback on our District Councils activities. We hope that you had a chance to complete it. If you would like to receive a copy please send an email to: The fall is a busy time for ULI programming. … Read More

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J. Ronald Terwilliger Named the 2013 ULI Nichols Laureate

The importance of appealing affordable housing as a vital component of thriving communities is being recognized with this year’s ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. Internationally recognized housing expert and former ULI Chairman J. Ronald Terwilliger has been chosen as the 2013 recipient of the prize, which is the Institute’s highest honor. Learn more about Terwilliger. View Video  

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Speakers Announced for Interactive Sessions at 2013 ULI Fall Meeting

We know it’s important to set yourself apart in this competitive business climate. The ULI Fall Meeting provides unique information and insights that will spark new ideas and that you won’t find anywhere else. Join ULI in Chicago from Nov. 5 to 8. After hearing about the latest trends on Wednesday and real deals and case studies on Thursday, participate in interactive sessions with thought leaders during The Changing World: A ULI Speaker Serieson Friday. In the Speaker Series, ULI gathers visionaries for a joint keynote presentation, followed by smaller sessions that dive … Read More

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