josh butcher

Joshua is an Associate with a broad range of experience in land use planning, project management, and feasibility analysis. Joshua is particularly adept at guiding clients through the many layers of municipal approvals required for urban residential, commercial, and institutional development projects for both public and private sector clients. He has experience processing planning applications for official plan and zoning by-law amendments, site plan control, and minor variances in support of projects ranging from high-rise towers in downtown Toronto to complex institutional developments proceeding through Ontario’s alternative financing and procurement process.

Since joining the firm in 2015, Joshua has gained a reputation for his strong work ethic, collaborative relationship with municipal staff, and his ability to guide large project teams toward a common goal. He has appeared before local planning bodies and municipal councils, including committees of adjustment and the Toronto Local Appeal Tribunal, providing testimony in support of various development proposals. He is responsible for ongoing project management and regularly prepares land use planning rationales, due diligence reports, and materials for Local Planning Appeal Tribunal hearings.

Joshua is a Candidate Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Ontario Professional Planners’ Institute. He currently sits on the Management Committee for the Urban Land Institute – Toronto District Council and is Co-Chair of ULI Connect. Prior to joining the firm, Joshua was a Transportation Planner at BA Consulting Group.

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