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Media Coverage

Ontario looks to cut red tape in housing development
January 8, 2018 – The Globe and Mail

Former Toronto chief planner leading action plan for Mount Dennis
December 5, 2018 –

REID: Heritage beyond a building’s walls
November 20, 2018 – Spacing Toronto

Caution rising but real estate investment capital keeps flowing into market
November 14, 2018 – Vancouver Courier

Gripe over ‘too-tall building’ highlights city’s need to spread density into the yellowbelt, planners say
November 9, 2018 – Toronto Star

Toronto is a ‘city state’ and needs to start acting like it: Richard Florida
November 7, 2018 – Toronto Star

When I Grow Up, I Can Be A City Builder? How schooling can contribute to the city building profession.
November 2, 2018 – Building Magazine

Documentary And Panel Event Highlights Opportunities For Downsview Park
October 27, 2018 – NextHome GTA

Documentary Screening And Panel Event Highlights Opportunities For Downsview Park And Role Of Nature In Cites
October 22, 2018 – Building Magazine

ULI Symposium On ‘Toronto Urbanism’ Hits The Streets In November
October 16, 2018 – Building Magazine

Waves of change on the shores of the real estate industry
October 13, 2018 – Calgary Sun

Success in succession: Minto’s Roger Greenberg shares family business approach in candid talk
October 12, 2018 – Ottawa Business Journal

ULI Symposium: Harnessing the Vitality of ‘Toronto Urbanism’
October 3, 2018 – Urban Toronto

Urban Land Institute lays Ottawa foundation with new chapter
September 10, 2018 – Ottawa Business Journal

Finances likely Ford’s job one, RCCAO members told
July 5, 2018 – Daily Commercial News

Digging into development under Premier Ford
July 5, 2018 – The REMI Network

The future of Danforth Village?
June 26, 2018 – Beach Metro

ULI’s ‘Urban Plan’ Teaches City Building to High School Students
June 20, 2018 – Urban Toronto

ULI Toronto Launches “Electric Cities Podcast”
June 7, 2018 – Urban Toronto

What’s in store for Main Square, Shoppers World? Meeting mulls future development
May 16, 2018 – Beach Metro

Cornell Team Wins $50,000 in Urban Design Competition
April 24, 2018 – The Cornell Daily Sun

Better Public Transit Key to the Future of ‘The 905’
April 23, 2018 – Urban Toronto

Students spark better thinking for Toronto’s Waterfront
April 21, 2018 – Toronto Sun

Toronto Site Reimagined in 2018 ULI Hines Student Competition
April 9, 2018 – Urban Toronto

Team from Cornell University Wins 2018 ULI Hines Student Competition
April 9, 2018 – Urban Land Magazine

Cornell wins ULI Hines student competition to redevelop Toronto site
April 9, 2018 –

Is this the beginning of the end for empty patches of land in Toronto?
April 6, 2018 – Toronto Star

Hard quotas unlikely in gender parity push
April 3, 2018 – Remi Network

A ‘semi-forgotten’ plot of land marks Toronto’s first appearance in prestigious planning contest
March 31, 2018 – Toronto Star

Lack Of Gender Diversity Still A Problem For The Real Estate Industry
March 25, 2018 – Bisnow

Real estate gender parity a slow process
March 13, 2018 – Real Estate News EXchange

East Ender: There’s density, and then there’s density done well
March 8, 2018 – Beach Metro

Shattered ceilings: How 7 leaders in the GTA real estate industry got where they are
March 8, 2018 – Toronto Star

The GTA’s population is booming — but not necessarily in the right places
March 2, 2018 – Toronto Star

Ontario Municipal Board Reform In Limbo: Welcome To The Post-OMB World
January 23, 2018 – Toronto Storeys

Development application process may take even longer with the LPAT
January 23, 2018 – Toronto Star: Keeping it Real-Estate

Toronto—Welcome to the Post-OMB World
January 18, 2018 – Urban Toronto

ULI Launches 2018 #CityResolve Campaign
January 10, 2018 – Urban Toronto

ULI Toronto invites you to share your #CityResolve for 2018
January 8, 2018 – BuzzBuzzHome

Two Ledcor-Built Mixed-Use Canadian Real Estate Development Projects Win Prestigious Global Award from Urban Land Institute
November 16, 2017 – Global Newswire

Canada’s Real Estate Sector Remains Resilient
October 26, 2017 – Markets Insider

Toronto’s chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat leaving post
August 28, 2017 – The Toronto Star

How flowers keep cyclists safe on some downtown Toronto streets
July 10, 2017 – Metro News

Two Canadian projects up for Urban Land Institute awards
June 29, 2017 – Daily Commercial News

Hamilton creating new city for millennials to live in, says Mayor Fred Eisenberger
June 6, 2017 – Hamilton News

If Toronto wants to keep families downtown it’ll take hard work, amenities
June 1, 2017 – CBC News

Selling Hamilton to Toronto
May 31, 2017 – CHCH

Steeltown comes to downtown to sell Hamilton’s advantage
May 30, 2017 – The Toronto Star

Four Lessons Learned from Successful Urban Park Launches
May 8, 2017 – Urban Land Magazine

4 major public projects Toronto can learn from for its Rail Deck Park plan
May 1, 2017 – BuzzBuzzHome

Rail deck park is still on the table, but how to fund it?
April 27, 2017 – Women’s Post

ULI Symposium: Charting a Path for Unprecedented Growth
April 27, 2017 – Urban Toronto

Toronto to get expert advice on Rail Deck Park at urban planning conference
April 25, 2017 – CBC News

Toronto’s rail deck park proposal a ‘golden opportunity,’ experts say
April 25, 2017 – Toronto Star

Chris Selley: Sorry, Richard Florida, but Kathleen Wynne is no urbanist saviour
April 25, 2017 – The National Post

Plans Advancing Behind-The-Scenes for Toronto’s ‘Rail Deck Park’
April 25, 2017 – Urban Toronto

Electric Cities Symposium Coming to Toronto April 24-25
April 18, 2017 – REM Online

Urban Land Institute Toronto’s April symposium to explore solutions to challenges facing rapidly growing cities
April 17, 2017 – BuzzBuzzHome

Electric Cities: ULI Symposium Returns to Toronto
April 6, 2017 – Urban Toronto

Urban Land Institute tackles development gender gap
March 23, 2017 – Real Estate News EXchange

Ontario Municipal Board Reform- Onward and Upward
February 17, 2017 – The Toronto Star

What is Transit For?
January 12, 2017 – The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Urban Land Institute hosts urban planning Lego workshop for students
December 14, 2016 – Archinect

Lego brings urban planning to life for Toronto students
December 2, 2016- Metro News

Rental stigma to fade as housing prices climb, researcher says
November 28, 2016 – The Toronto Star

#CityResolve—Along the Lake, Up the Humber—ULI Bikes with Jennifer Keesmaat
November 18, 2016 – UrbanToronto

Why land developers and planners should take note of populist movements like Brexit and Trumpism 
November 16, 2016 – BuzzBuzzHome

Waterfront revitalization across the GTHA will create ‘new frontier of urban development’, says Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie
October 5, 2016 – Mississauga News

New PATH map concept a ‘significant step forward’ for users, says expert
September 26, 2016 – CBC News Toronto 

GTA needs more housing for lower-income families
September 24, 2016 – The Toronto Star

Debating the Impact of Ontario’s Land Use Policies on Toronto’s Home Affordability
September 21, 2016 – Urban Land 

The Greenbelt: Does Smart Growth Policy Impact Affordability?
September 21, 2016 – Urban Toronto

Walk with Joy
ugust 29, 2016 – Building Magazine

ULI Summer Social
Summer, 2016 – Snapd St. Lawrence

Walk more, drive less
July 15, 2016 – The Toronto Sun

Urban farming returning Detroit to its roots, but not without challenges
July 7, 2016 – The Globe and Mail

New CEO casts vision for the waterfront
May 26, 2016 – The Toronto Sun

3 big reasons to get behind Toronto hosting EXPO 2025, from a doctor, a councillor and an economist
May 25, 2016 – BuzzBuzzHome

Toronto City Builders Debate Bid for Expo 2025
May 20, 2016 – Urban Toronto

Backers continue push for Toronto Expo 2025 bid
May 18, 2016 – Toronto Sun

Mississauga and Brampton turned on by electrifying possibilities
April 28, 2016 – Mississauga News

Condo Trends: Federal investment a boon for Toronto
April 14, 2016 – Metro

City planners highlight dire need for public transit expansion at 2016 Meet the Chiefs Gala
April 12, 2016 – BuzzBuzzHome

Toronto chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat is a new breed of bureaucrat
April 3, 2016 – The Toronto Star 

Meeting Waterfront Toronto’s New CEO at ULI’s ‘Fireside Chat’
March 9, 2016 – Urban Toronto

Walk with Joy
March 1, 2016 – Building Magazine

Walk With Joy
February 11, 2016 – Building Magazine 

Is Toronto’s Real Estate Market Healthy for Entrepreneurs?
January 29, 2016- Urban Toronto

Young designers add voice (and plan) to downtown redevelopment
November 27, 2015 – Brampton Guardian 

3 ways disruptive tech could shape the cities of the future
November 9, 2015 – BuzzBuzzHome

Keesmaat Talks Urbanism and Disruptive Technology at ULI
November 5, 2015 – Urban Toronto

Interrogating the Urban Future at ULI’s Toronto Symposium
November 4, 2015 – Urban Toronto

Richard Florida Diagnoses A New Urban Crisis at ULI Symposium
November 4, 2015 – Urban Toronto

Self-driving cars will push us to rethink how we build cities, say planners
November 3, 2015 – The Globe and Mail

Walk with Joy
September 28, 2015 – Building Magazine

Walk with Joy
July 1, 2016 – Building Magazine 

Exploring the future of Cannon Knitting Mills
June 17, 2015 – The Hamilton Spectator 

Pearson Airport quickly outgrowing its GTA footprint, say international transportation experts
May 4, 2015 – Inside Toronto

Walk with Joy
May 1, 2015- Building Magazine

GTA city planners need a reality check: Hume
April 8, 2015 – The Toronto Star

In 2015, Toronto man plans to visit a park in all 44 wards
February 6, 2015 – The Toronto Star