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2018 WLI Championship Team Nominations Now Open!

        The Toronto chapter of WLI was created in 2014 with a mandate to advance women in real estate and the Championship Team was born with the first 80 members. The WLI Championship Team profiles women real estate experts and leaders and recognizes the talent that exists in our city region.  Each year a subset of the most influential women in the Toronto real estate community and land use sector will be chosen as Champions and formally inducted at the annual WLI reception. In 2017, 15 women were selected … Read More

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FY17 Annual Report Released

The release of our FY17 Annual Report lands well into FY18 – so it serves as both a review of the fiscal year past and an interim report of the exciting year we have begun. Last April we hosted our second major symposium, which deepened our investigation into the areas of placemaking, mobility and technology. Established in 2015, these themes have proven to be durable programming lenses but much more work needs to be applied – both to their points of intersection and the balancing of these urban forces – … Read More

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Toronto Selected as Host for 2018 ULI Hines Student Competition

We are pleased to announce that Toronto has been selected as the host for the 2018 ULI Hines Student Competition! 2018 General Competition Brief: Toronto (PDF)     Since 2002, the ULI Hines Student Competition has challenged students to collaborate across disciplines and imagine a better built environment. Groups of five students form teams to devise a development program for a real site in a North American city, providing designs, market-based financial data, and related narratives. This year’s Toronto is the host city, with a challenge to develop a comprehensive … Read More

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#CityResolve 2018: What Makes Toronto

        #CityResolve is an initiative conceived by the Toronto Urban Land Institute, a non-profit focused on fostering discussions around responsible land use and city building, along with creating and sustaining thriving communities. #CityResolve brings Torontonians together with the common goal of making our (your) City a better place. This year, we want to focus on home.  “What Makes Toronto,” well.. Toronto? Is it the people? The places? The groups, the music, the ideas? We want to hear from you! The campaign will run between January 8 and … Read More

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We’ve Moved!

We’ve Moved! Please update your contact information with our new address: ULI Toronto 30 St. Patrick St. 5th floor Toronto, ON M5T 3A3 647-258-0017  

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Connecting People: A Draft Transportation Plan for the Region in 2041

      The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) is one of the fastest-growing regions in North America. Between 2011 and 2041 it will attract more than 110,000 new residents annually, which means more than 10 million people will call it home by 2041. Metrolinx and its partners are planning for that future through the Draft 2041 Regional Transportation Plan – the next chapter in the story of our region. The Draft Plan outlines how governments, transit agencies, businesses, institutions, civic organizations and the public can work together to continue building … Read More

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Toronto’s West Don Lands Master-Plan Community Wins 2017-2018 ULI Global Awards of Excellence

                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO’S WEST DON LANDS MASTER-PLAN COMMUNITY WINS 2017-2018 ULI GLOBAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE TORONTO (Nov. 17, 2017) – A major Toronto redevelopment project has been recognized on the international stage, alongside projects from the United States, Japan, Spain and Singapore, for achieving a high standard of excellence in the development industry. West Don Lands, an industrial area currently being redeveloped as a mixed-use neighbourhood in Toronto’s downtown east end, was named one of thirteen winners in the Urban Land … Read More

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Urban Leadership Program Kick Off

By: Brennan Carroll, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP     On Saturday, October 14, the Urban Leadership Program (ULP) for 2017/2018 kicked off with an immersive day in the Main and Danforth neighbourhood. We started at the Main Square Community Centre, where the ULP participants introduced themselves and heard from Councillor Janet Davis, a representative of the City of Toronto Planning Department, as well as other Community Leaders and Local Residents. After a hearty lunch at Len Duckworth’s Fish & Chips, the ULP then set out on a walking tour of … Read More

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Women’s Leadership Initiative Presents The WLI Toronto Review

The WLI Toronto Review captures all the initiatives ULI Toronto’s WLI (Women’s Leadership Initiative) has launched since its inception in 2012. Inside this publication, you will learn about WLI Toronto’s history, our mission and accomplishments as well as three major initiatives we’ve undertaken: She with He, Women on Boards, and the WLI Championship Team Celebration. Vivian Kwok from the WLI Committee undertook creating a WLI Toronto review to showcase the exciting activities of the District Council. She shared this book with members of the WLI Global Steering committee and others at the … Read More

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ULI Toronto to Host 2018 Young Leader Exchange 

By: Christine Chea, Graywood Developments Congratulations to ULI Toronto for being selected as the host city of the Spring 2018 Young Leader Exchange!   It is with great excitement that we announce that ULI Toronto has been selected as the host city for the Young Leader Exchange in Spring 2018. ULI Toronto plans to highlight a variety of project types, including the Daniels Spectrum community cultural hub, winner of the ULI Global Award for Excellence in 2016. ULI Toronto’s Connect Committee (previously known as the Young Leader Committee) will organize an … Read More

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