Advancing Placemaking and Innovation in Downtowns – Fellows Program

As part of their vision to advance 10,000 creators through a million square feet, they developed the 1M Fellows Program – a creator and talent development accelerator aimed at students, founders, and emerging leaders in real estate and urban development. The Fellows Program is designed to train young people to maximize their ability to make an impact in the industry and their communities. Fellows want to make an impact, are curious to learn about emerging trends and technologies, and want to solve big problems. Through a structured, 4 month core program offered to three types of cohorts: Student, Industry, and Founder, this program empowers fellows with the mindset, experience, and networks to solve new challenges in city-building through hands-on projects and forums.

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Real Estate Leadership – Advancing the real estate industry as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic through research and/or implementation of policy, practices, or educational initiatives.
Real Estate Leadership – Mobilize the use of under-utilized real estate inventory through research into and/or implementation of policy, practices, or projects.

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Real Estate Leadership: Equip real estate and related professionals with the expertise to serve the public as trusted advisors on practical and emerging property practices and issues.


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University of Calgary, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape

With a rich, interdisciplinary design-based philosophy, an entrepreneurial mindset and a proven commitment to working with industry stakeholders, our students are prepared for meaningful professional careers that make a real, long-lasting difference.