Monthly Archives: May 2018

New Membership Promotion – Join ULI Today!

Become a ULI member today and save $30! Between April 1 and June 30, 2018 use code DCMEM25 to receive $30 off a new associate and full private, public, or under 35 membership. Sign up today by calling 1-800-321-5011 or visit www.uli.org/join Offer valid for new members only.

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Learning how to create family-friendly environments in Toronto’s vertical communities

  By Eunice Wong, EY Transaction Real Estate On April 26, 2018, ULI Toronto brought together a panel of 6 developers, planners, designers, and urban families, to discuss how new City policy guidelines meant to promote liveable communities for families in the city’s downtown will influence how Toronto develops vertically. Moderator Ara Mamourian, a residential real estate broker with Property.ca, started the discussion by sharing his own personal experience of raising a family in a downtown condo, mainly driven by the desire to maximize the time spent with his family. … Read More

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Diversty, Our Strength

By: Richard Joy Diversity is our strength. As a city building industry, however, it’s not really our practice according to a national 2016 Matrix Search Group study. Over 70 percent of industry professionals in Canada are of Caucasian or European descent. While overall workforce gender balance is progressing slowly, fully 79 percent of women are not from diverse communities. Individuals identifying as LGBTQ are reflected in proportion to Canadian demographics, but employees of aboriginal descent and from the disability community are significantly underrepresented. The Matrix report digs into other details … Read More

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