Brandon Donnelly

Brandon Donnelly is based in Toronto, and is VP of Development at Slate Asset Management and founder of the Globizen Group. He blogs at

Why Does Hong Kong Have So Many Window Ledges?

December 9, 2018

Another case where regulations shape how buildings must look.

How Permissive Zoning Created Toronto’s King-Spadina District

October 17, 2018

In the mid-1990s, it was designated as a “Regeneration Area.”

Why Reduce The Advertising On Transit?

August 4, 2018

Public transit agencies need money, and selling ad space helps earn it.

Airbnb-ing Your Way To Homeownership

September 19, 2017

A Seattle-based startup called Loftium is providing down-payment assistance for perennial Airbnb hosts.