Inger Squires is a Principal with extensive experience managing planning projects for institutions and public and private sector clients. As an urban planner, Inger has delivered complex projects related to master planning, policy development, and development approvals for high-rise residential/mixed-use developments, campus master planning, and large-scale developments. 

Inger is deeply involved in all stages of the statutory planning approvals process – from policy reviews, master planning exercises, application submissions, and complex LPAT hearings. Her work consists of the interpretation and analysis of land use-related data to prepare Due Diligence reports, Planning Rationales, Planning Rationales and Urban Design Studies, drafting Zoning Bylaws, Master Plan Reports, Community Services and Facilities studies, Highest and Best Use Studies, Housing Issues Reports, and Public Consultation Strategies. 

Her current projects include Quayside development on Toronto’s eastern waterfront; Liberty Yards; CIBC Square phases 1 and 2; several projects for Choice Properties REIT, including Gerrard and Carlaw TOC, 682-742 Broadview Avenue planning approvals, and 2280 Dundas Street West; DREAM’s 250 Dundas St W and 212 King Street West planning approvals and appeals; and several retirement home developments in Toronto for DCMS Realty Inc. 

She managed several high-profile projects, including the award-winning uOttawa Campus Master Plan, Sidewalk Labs Toronto Quayside project, the LCBO Queens Quay Master Plan, Port Lands Acceleration Initiative, and the Toronto GM Mobility Campus for General Motors of Canada Company. 

Inger is a sought-after expert in Ontario planning policy and is responsible for keeping the firm up to date on all regulatory and legislative changes. Inger is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI). Inger also provides expert evidence at the OMB/LPAT and is a mentor within and outside of the firm. 

Inger enjoys being part of the planning community in Toronto. In addition to her work at Urban Strategies, she was an instructor at Carleton’s Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism in the Certificate in Real Estate Development (CRED) program.

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