Monthly Archives: September 2017

Toronto- A World Class City

Toronto is not a world-class city. To think otherwise is delusional and un-Canadian. We are a humble, beta-city that knows our place in the world. If you don’t believe me, ask any self-respecting local urbanist. But can we at least allow that we are a global city? It may be semantics, but as North America’s fastest growing city region — recently passing Chicago in population and tracking to surpass Los Angeles by mid-century —is it untoward to acknowledge our international ascendency? We accept that we are the world’s most diverse … Read More

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Member Profile – Hillary Marshall, GTAA

By: Eunice Wong, EY Transaction Real Estate           Hillary Marshall, Vice President of Stakeholder Relations and Communications at the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (“GTAA”), has come full circle in her current role. Working out of Lester B. Pearson International Airport (“Toronto Pearson”), the Mississauga native draws perspective from a long career in public affairs and communications to bring rapid transformation to a global hub in Canada. Specializing in all aspects of communications, including government and stakeholder relations and crisis and issues management, Hillary possesses over 20 … Read More

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Members Explore the East End of Toronto

By: Christine Chea, Graywood Developments             Late this summer, ULI Toronto decided to visit a part of the city not featured heavily in past events: the east end! More specifically, the East End Brewery Tour took members all the way to Gerrard and Coxwell, where former Dieu-du-Ciel brewmaster Luc Lafontaine recently opened Godspeed Brewery (242 Coxwell Avenue). Offering an impressive variety of craft beers, most of them inspired by his recent stint in Japan, Godspeed pairs Lafontaine’s carefully cultivated selection with Japanese fine fare. The … Read More

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