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How Toronto Gets Urban Housing and Zoning Right

By: Nick Norris, planning director for the city of Salt Lake City This is the third blog in a three-part series about insights from a study tour of Toronto by NLC’s 2018 Rose Center Land Use Fellows. It was 6 a.m. and I couldn’t sleep. The outside temperature was 16 degrees Fahrenheit (that’s -9 degrees Celsius). “I can do this,” I said as I put on my cold weather running gear. Up until that point, my only experience exploring Toronto was the short walking trip from the train station to … Read More

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In Toronto, Arts and Culture Take Center Stage

By: Ellyn Parker, Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use This is the second blog in a three-part series about insights from a study tour of Toronto by NLC’s 2018 Rose Center Land Use Fellows. Last month, NLC’s Rose Center Land Use fellowship team braved the cold temperatures of a polar blast to take in the breathtaking beauty of the city of Toronto, Ontario and learn from our peers and an extraordinary group of hosts that took time to show us around their vibrant city. The integration of infrastructure … Read More

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What American Cities Can Learn From Toronto’s Success

By: Gideon Berger, Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use Last month, representatives from four NLC member cities — Columbus, Ohio, Richmond, Virginia, Salt Lake City, and Tucson, Arizona — traveled to Toronto, Ontario for a study tour.Last month, representatives from four NLC member cities — Columbus, Ohio, Richmond, Virginia, Salt Lake City, and Tucson, Arizona — traveled to Toronto, Ontario for a study tour. With a population of 2,800,000, Toronto is North America’s fourth-largest city — and the  community is working to cope with explosive growth (fueled in part … Read More

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Join Our Team – ULI Toronto is Hiring

          ULI – Marketing & Communications Assistant POSITION TITLE:                          Marketing and Communications Assistant DEPARTMENT:                              District Councils LOCATION:                                     Toronto           POSITION STATUS:                      FULL TIME ULI (URBAN LAND INSTITUTE) ULI – the Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. With over 1500 members, ULI Toronto is the first Canadian District Council that … Read More

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Post a Job with ULI Toronto   Have a job posting? Are you looking to promote a recent job opening to the industry? ULI Toronto’s monthly newsletter reaches over 6,000 industry professionals within the real estate and development community.   For rates, specs and information please email toronto@uli.org or phone 647-258-0017.

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ULI Fall Meeting Scholarship Winners: Part Three – How the WLI Prologis Scholarship gave this Toronto member a unique 2016 Fall Meeting experience

By Salima Rawji, Build Toronto             Shortly after I returned from the Fall Meeting in Dallas, our local Toronto Metro News began a series of articles addressing the gross underrepresentation of women on corporate boards. It was at that moment, the true opportunity of the WLI Prologis Scholarship hit me. I had just returned home from a week of being surrounded by women who exude inspiration, ingenuity and, of course, leadership. I was instantly aware of how rare an opportunity it was to have witnessed … Read More

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FY16 Annual Report Released

ULI Toronto is pleased to announce the release of our FY16 Annual Report. This Annual Report goes beyond providing detail of the fiscal year past and points to how we will leverage this momentum to deliver greater impact to our urban region in the year ahead. Two major milestones of the past year signaled a direction for our future. The Fall 2015 Symposium identified three important intersecting lenses through which we will drive our mission to advance the responsible use of land: mobility, placemaking and technology. The other was the … Read More

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Metrolinx Chiefs Share Vision for Next 25 Years of Transit Development in GTHA

                By: Eunice Wong, EY Transaction Real Estate On the morning of October 31, 2016, Goodmans LLP hosted and sponsored a sold-out members only breakfast presentation for ULI Toronto members and Metrolinx. The presentation highlighted how Metrolinx is reigniting the conversation around a multi-modal, shared regional vision for transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (“GTHA”). In 2008, the GTHA adopted its first 25-year multi-modal Regional Transportation Plan (“RTP”), the Big Move. The Big Move was the first regional transportation plan that covered … Read More

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ULI Fall Meeting Scholarship Winners: Part Two- A Wells Fargo Student Scholar’s top experiences from Dallas 2016

By Brittany Lee, Queens University             A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to be one of the dozen undergraduate students to attend the ULI Fall Meeting in Dallas, Texas, as a recipient of the Wells Fargo ULI Scholarship. My week started with the Women’s Leadership Initiative’s reception at the Nasher Sculpture Centre, which features a beautiful garden space. Afterwards, I checked out one of Dallas’ best public spaces: Klyde Warren Park. Here, I met with a fellow Wells Fargo Scholar from California at … Read More

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