As a globally recognized real estate development professional, Carla combines the fields of real estate development and urban planning. Carla has delivered over $1 billion of complex, mixed-use real estate development across Canada’s top markets over the past 19 years. Notable projects include leading the UDI award-winning Prescott mixed-use development in North Vancouver, and the West Don Lands masterplan development on Toronto’s waterfront, the world’s most advanced waterfront revitalization initiative. Carla has been awarded the prestigious Urban Land Institutes Top 40 Under 40 global land use professionals award, as well as Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40 Award. Carla is the Founder and CEO of Purpose Driven Development, Planning and Strategy, a real estate and planning consultancy which brings a proven approach to driving successful development in today’s complex urban environment for developers, public sector and First Nations clients.

Carla serves on several boards including the BC Pavillion Corporation, Atira Development Services and Gitga’at First Nation Economic Development.

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