Mary Castel manages Urban Strategies' business development, corporate communications, digital toolkit and marketing team. She works with teams to develop social media strategies for public and stakeholder engagement, and leads the Urban Strategies Academy, a collaborative employee education program that acts as a knowledge accelerator and cultural incubator. She co-led the development of Community Compass®, our proprietary online engagement/survey tool that incorporates sophisticated interactive mapping functions that allows for deep analysis of how community members interact with their environment.
Principal, Business Development + Communications
Queen’s University2010 - 2014
McMaster University Campus Master Plan2000 - 2002, 2008 Update
Princeton University 2026 Campus Plan
Urban Strategies led a multi-disciplinary team in the preparation of the 2026 Campus Plan for Princeton University.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre
Urban Strategies provides planning consulting advice for the development of Yorkdale Mall. This has been an ongoing consulting relationship that has extended for the past 10 years.