The New Geography of Office Location

This research project shows the benefits of collaboration between land use policy, transit planning and economic development. The benefits linked the shared value of both public and private sector investment in building a better environment in which to live, work and play.

Impact

  • Demonstrated why solutions for congestion need to be top priority for employers and public investment decisions.
  • Made Provincial government aware that office employment clusters had evolved in the last 30-years and were not aligned with public policy (Big Move, Growth Plan) or investments.
  • Provided City of Toronto with evidence to develop strategies to encourage investment in existing office clusters that were becoming obsolete.

Excerpt

"This is the best part of the study I've ever seen and I can't stop reading it.'