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May 7, 2021
PDF fileInfilling The Gaps: 14-Storey Building Proposed In Bathurst-Steeles Tower-In-The-Park Neighbourhood

NRU interviews CUR's Director, David Amborski, regarding the impact of infill and vacant land on Toronto's housing market

"Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto, Vol. 25, No. 18, Friday, May 7, 2021."
By: Marc Mitanis

April 30, 2021
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PDF fileTransforming The Yellowbelt: Guidebook Provides Overview Of Missig Middle Constraints And Opportunities

NRU interviews CUR's Director, David Amborski, regarding the impact of zoning and Missing Middle housing on Toronto's housing market

Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto, Vol. 25, No. 17, Friday, April 30, 2021.
By: Marc Mitanis

April 21, 2021
Toronto buyers eager for an acreage, external link

The Globe and Mail quotes CUR's Senior Economist, Diana Petramala, regarding the impact of new listings on trends in the Canadian housing market  
By: Carolyn Ireland

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