• Tim and Frances Price Urban Lab

    To solve pressing industry challenges and drive innovation in Real Estate and Infrastructure, through collaboration between Schulich’s academic ecosystem and industry.
    We cluster applied research around persistent themes and leverage innovation to achieve synergistic gains. The Urban Lab differentiates itself by being housed within a business school, and a focus on business model innovation.
    Schulich’s intellectual capital, expertise resources, and industry relationships are all core to the process. Real estate and infrastructure development challenges are defined, innovative strategies developed to solve for the challenges, new business models are prototyped and iterated, and finally technologies and processes are enabled to optimize the business models.
    Investment, ESG Impact, Land Use Planning, Development, Asset Management and Design Management.


Schulich Building Achieves Gold Standard in Sustainable Design   

  • Schulich’s Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building received LEED Gold certification – one of the highest standards of sustainability for a building.

    The Canada Green Building Council issued the Gold certification, a third-party validation that Schulich’s new building has been designed to meet several sustainability criteria, including water efficiency, the reduction of CO2 emissions, and indoor environmental quality. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the global building industry’s premier benchmark for sustainable design.

Timothy Price (Hon LLD ’09)

“We at the Brookfield Partners Foundation are excited by this opportunity to develop future industry leaders and advanced expertise in real estate and infrastructure. Frances and I are personally delighted to be able to contribute in a meaningful way to Schulich’s legacy as a leading global management school as well as contributing to one of the world’s leading real estate and infrastructure programs.”

Timothy Price (Hon LLD ’09)Chairman Brookfield Funds at Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

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Engagement opportunities are available for industry stakeholders and graduate students. For further information, please contact the Program Director of the Tim and Frances Price Urban Lab, Karen Shlesinger at kshles@schulich.yorku.ca 


Prof. Jim Clayton

Director and Timothy R. Price Chair

Brookfield Centre in Real Estate and Infrastructure

Karen Shlesinger, MBA

Program Director, Tim and Frances Price Urban Lab and Sustainable Infrastructure

Brookfield Centre in Real Estate and Infrastructure

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