Catherine Spears

Associate Planner (MCIP, RPP)

Catherine has over 20 years of experience in the private sector and provides a broad range of land use planning, development and project management expertise to gsi. Catherine has operated as an executive in real estate development for two of Canada's largest real estate development companies and has an impressive list of development projects for which she obtained municipal approvals. Overall, Catherine brings a broad range of planning and land development experience to gsi.

In addition, Catherine has experience at the Ontario Municipal Board and has completed a number of innovative assignments ranging from highest & best use analyses, financial feasibility analysis (land), official plan and rezonings, Committee of Adjustments (consents and variances), draft plans of subdivision, forensic planning investigations, site selection and development feasibility analyses, development proformas, and all facets of land development processing including site plan and building permit processing.

Certifications and Professional Affliliations

Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) &
Registered Professional Planner (RPP) - 1986 to Present

Constructors Institute of Canada - Member 1989 to Present

Urban Development Institute - Member 1981 to 1991

Appraisal Institute of Canada - Candidate Member 1991 to 1997