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  • High-Rise Forum: Bringing Laneway Suites to Toronto

  • calThursday, November 2, 2017
  • clocck 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • location BILD Awards Hall, 20 Upjohn Road, North York, ON M3B 2V9
  • Register for Webcast

 

Description:

TOPIC: BRINGING LANEWAY SUITES TO TORONTO

BREAKFAST: 8:00 AM

PROGRAM: 8:30 - 10:00 AM

The potential of laneway suites is an exciting opportunity to address several housing needs within Toronto. Laneway suites are an important step forward in enabling a "missing middle" housing option and present another form of housing that is more affordable. They also present an appropriate means of “gentle density” which can deliver needed housing within existing neighborhoods that is affordable, service-efficient and transit accessible. Introducing more small-scale housing options in established neighbourhoods can keep the neighbourhood-population stable, which in turn provides the customers that local businesses need to thrive.

Join our panel of city leaders as we make the case for laneway housing, the benefits it can bring to communities and lessons learned from developers on getting these unique projects built.

 

Panel:

 - Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon - Ward 32 Beaches - East York, City of Toronto

- Mike Collins-Williams - Director, Policy, OHBA

 - Brandon G. Donnelly - VP, Development, Slate Asset Management

 - Andrew Sorbara - Co-Founder, Lanescape \ Director of Special Projects, Sorbara Group of Companies