Monthly Archives: March 2016

Remembering Rob Ford (1969 – 2016)

ULI Toronto conveys its deepest sympathies to Rob Ford’s family today.  The former mayor captured the sentiment of many Torontonians and, in doing so, transcended politics-as-usual and became the symbol of a civic force. Undoubtedly, Ford Nation will survive the life of a man who gave voice to many. In death, he will remain a potent political force and a powerful reminder that a great city must lift all boats. His legacy, though controversial, is a legitimate one. (Photo: ULI Toronto Mayoral debate, 2010)

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Career Event Recap: Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow

By Marcus Bowman, Metrolinx View photos View Attendees Panelist Bios Who knew that speed-dating could be so much fun? On March 15th, attendees at the 2016 ULI Toronto Career Event were treated to candid conversations with a diverse group of panelists as they shuffled between tables, signalled by the dimming of the lights in the room. The event’s unique format served as a remarkable immersion into the industry and an unbeatable way to develop career skills and network with peers. Held at the Toronto Region Board of Trade offices, the … Read More

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Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) 2016 Championship Team – Nominations Open!

ULI Toronto established its inaugural WLI Championship Team in 2014 with the selection of the first 80 members. In 2015, 25 women were added to the WLI Championship Team list, based on their contributions in Toronto real estate and development industry. The WLI Championship Team celebrates the impact and achievement of women in the Toronto region real estate industry. Each year, a few of the most influential women in land use and city building are selected as Champions, and formally inducted to the Team at the annual WLI reception. The Toronto ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative is … Read More

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Event Recap: Fireside Chat 2016 with William Fleissig, President and CEO of Waterfront Toronto

By Kathy Ribeiro, Empire Communities View Photos View Video View Attendees View Urban Toronto Article On March 8th, ULI Toronto hosted its 8th Annual Fireside Chat with guest William Fleissig, Waterfront Toronto’s new president and CEO, at the Toronto Region Board of Trade offices. The Fireside Chat format is a little different than most ULI Toronto events, staged as an informal chat between two industry leaders (while a few hundred guests listen in, of course). This year, Ken Greenberg of Greenberg Consultants conducted the interview. Greenberg is a favourite of … Read More

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More members. More value!

Over the past two years, ULI Toronto has experienced tremendous membership growth that reflects our dizzying array of activities and programming aimed at advancing our global mission to provide leadership in the responsible use of land. Indeed, we are on our way to doubling the number of members in the Toronto Region over this period, with over 1250 strong today. Under the leadership of our Chair, Rob Spanier (Live Work Learn Play) and our Membership Committee Co-chairs, Kristy Shortall (Metropia) and Daniel Byrne (Main and Main), we are committed to … Read More

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