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Izabela Molendowski

Urban Planner

Izabela is an Associate, Urban Planner with a background in human geography, land use planning, policy development, strategic initiatives, and research on transit-supportive development, inclusionary zoning, and retrofitting suburban neighbourhoods.

At Urban Strategies, Izabela contributes to a variety of public and private-sector projects ranging from master planning, transit-oriented community planning, policy development, highest and best use studies, and, site-specific development. She is responsible for conducting research and summarizing planning policies, zoning by-laws, and demographic data in various reports and presentations. Izabela also contributes in a project management role, and is responsbile for facilitating client meetings, coordination with subconsultants, and overseeing the planning approvals process. Prior to joining Urban Strategies, Izabela worked as a Land Use Planner at Goodmans LLP, where she conducted land use planning research for various site-specific developments in Toronto and the GTHA. Izabela has also previously worked as a Planning Researcher at the City of Toronto’s Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Analysis division where she compiled research for an Area Profile about the Mount Dennis community, and drafted policy recommendations on how to effectively integrate a Mobility Hub into a revitalizing community.