October 24-25


51 Dockside Dr, Toronto, ON M5A 0B6

David Anselmi

Regional Director, Real Estate, Canada Lands Company

David Anselmi is Regional Director, Real Estate for Canada Lands Company CLC Limited, an arm-length, commercial Crown Corporation owned by the Government of Canada. Canada Lands Company purchases federal properties at market value, master plans, services and sells these properties to optimize their financial and community value; it also holds and operates selected assets such as the CN Tower, Old Port of Montreal and Downsview Park. Canada Lands Company and Downsview Park amalgamated in 2013, whereby Canada Lands Company has direct responsibility for the real estate development of the Downsview Lands, leveraging its extensive experience and proven track record in community building, along with responsibility for the ongoing capital improvements and operations of Downsview Park itself. Anselmi, a past president of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects and a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, is responsible for the overall planning and development activities to realize the vision for the Downsview Lands as a great new urban community, combining public open space, recreation, and cultural activities with mixed-use residential, commercial, and institutional neighbourhoods.