About the website

Real Estate Defined was created by Igor Dragovic of Toronto, Canada in 2015. The goal of the website is to share content and ideas, and learn more about resilient and sustainable real estate development, city building and economic development. 

You can read Igor’s posts here.

About Igor 


Igor Dragovic is a Toronto-based urban land economist with expertise in commercial and residential real estate development, and land-use planning regulation. He is presently a Senior Planner within City of Toronto’s Planning & Development Division, where he is responsible for helping unlock development of First Gulf’s East Harbour site, within the Unilever Precinct at the edge of Downtown Toronto. Igor is also a part time lecturer for the Geography and Environmental Studies Department at Ryerson University, currently teaching Geography of the Global Economy to undergraduate students.

Previously, Igor was within the Ontario Growth Secretariat at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, where he led the development of the new Employment Policies in the Growth Plan, 2017, devised a new land budget methodology, and helped develop a number of measures aimed at increasing housing supply that were introduced as part of Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan. Before moving to the Ministry, Igor was a consultant with urbanMetrics and supported over 50 real estate development projects across Ontario and Alberta with market, economic, development strategy, and feasibility work.

Concerning his education, Igor completed his undergraduate degree in Geographic Analysis and a Masters in Spatial Analysis, both from Ryerson University.

Igor is also a designated Professional Land Economist and is currently pursuing his Real Estate License.

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*Posts written by Igor represent his views and are not reflective of the City of Toronto or its Planning & Development Division.

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