Strategic Advice

With years of experience in both the public and private sector, R.E. Millward + Associates has the ability to offer a diverse range of strategic advice based on our expert knowledge of planning processes, policies and development services and our relationships with city staff and partner firms. These cultivated connections and grounded research and expertise have allowed us to act as strategic advisors on a number of high-level citywide and private sector projects.

Related Projects:

King-Spadina Cultural Spaces Retention Study

King-Spadina Cultural Spaces Retention Study

The King-Spadina area is home to Toronto’s greatest concentration of cultural work—due, in part, to the fact that many of the area’s historic industrial buildings have offered affordable workspaces attractive to artists, designers and cultural entrepreneurs. The area is also a hotbed of development, expected to grow by more than 25,000 new residents over the… Read more »

Markham Comprehensive Zoning By-law Review

The City of Markham currently has 49 different zoning by-laws governing how the city develops, covering areas as diverse as small hamlets, industrial areas, rural lands and master-planned urban neighbourhoods. This is a legacy of the diverse communities that have grown together to form the City, but as the urbanization of Markham continues, a single,… Read more »

Downsview Area Secondary Plan Review

R.E. Millward + Associates, in partnership with DTAH, conducted a review of the Downsview Area Secondary Plan on behalf of the Canada Lands Company. Working iteratively with DTAH, our firm undertook a detailed analysis of the Secondary Plan policies and background materials, the development potential for CLC Land holdings, opportunities for improvements and appropriate phasing… Read more »

In the Zone: Navigating Toronto’s New Citywide Zoning By-law 569-2013

In the fall of 2013, R.E. Millward & Associates Director of Planning Ian Graham led two seminars to introduce the new harmonized Zoning By-law to planning professionals including planners, urban designers, architects, lawyers and developers. The seminar included: • An introduction of the new by-law and a brief history of its mandate; • a review… Read more »

Oakburn – Avondale Land-Use Master Plan

The Toronto District School Board retained R.E. Millward & Associates as a part of a consultant team led by DTAH to help determine the concepts and principles that will guide residential and institutional development on the Oakburn-Avondale School site located in North York. Our firm’s role was to provide planning advice to the Client and… Read more »

Toronto Official Plan Review

In collaboration with Swerhun Facilitation & Decision Support, R.E. Millward & Associates was retained by the City of Toronto to prepare and conduct a series of public consultation events to kick off the City’s Official Plan review process. The strategy that emerged, after careful research and reflecting on our team’s collective experience, was based on… Read more »

175 Brentcliffe Road – CAMH

Beginning in 2009 R.E. Millward & Associates was retained by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) as part of a consultant team led by CREVA Group. The Brentcliffe Lands comprise approximately 6 acres of vacant land and are zoned for a variety of institutional and residential uses. This property had numerous stakeholders including… Read more »

Feasibility Study for Town of Richmond Hill City Hall Relocation

Working with CS&P Architects Inc., R.E. Millward & Associates was retained by the Town of Richmond Hill to participate in a feasibility study to assess the potential relocation of the Town’s municipal offices. A site at the south west corner of Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive was selected. The consultant team conducted regular meetings… Read more »