ULI Toronto's Curtner Urban Leadership Program engages multi-disciplinary emerging industry leaders to work with communities to advance responsible, transformative, and positive city-building.
MISSIONThe program's mission is to cultivate thought and industry leadership by immersing emerging leaders in the real estate and land use industry in the challenges and opportunities of developing the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The program is sponsored by BDP Quadrangle in memory of one of its founding partners, Brian L. Curtner and reflects many of his passions, including city building, mentorship and collaboration.
2023/2024 PROGRAM FEATURESThe focus of this year's program is how to tackle the escalating urban crisis of housing affordability. Participants will engage with industry-peers across the private and public sector. They will discuss, contribute and develop knowledge and skills, learning from each other and known subject matter experts. As part of the broader suite of tactics to ease the cost of rental housing at the low end of the market newly elected Mayor Olivia Chow is seeking a return of government or not for profit housing.
Together, they will develop a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) to offer guidance on a question that impacts every city-building profession: What must be done to increase the availability of affordable housing in Toronto through not-for-profit ownership?
Participants will also be provided with tools and skills to further develop self-awareness and build a high perfroming team through 2 Modules; Know your Leadership Style and Coach and Develop your team by Vanessa Judelman.Vanessa Judelman is the President of Mosaic People Development, a company that helps develop leaders who inspire great results. Her visionary approach has been critical in helping organizations to create conscious, thoughtful and results oriented leaders.
Vanessa Judelman is the President of Mosaic People Development, a company that helps develop leaders who inspire great results. Her visionary approach has been critical in helping organizations to create conscious, thoughtful and results oriented leaders.
Participants (and where applicable their employer) must commit to the full program.
The Curtner Urban Leadership Program is specifically targeted to mid-career real estate, development, and planning professionals in the industry or public service who are ULI members. A limited number of spaces will be reserved at a subsidized rate for professionals working in/with community and not-for-profit groups.