From the Ground Up
About the Hosts
Inspired by the venerable “How I Built This” podcast, our mission is simple: to uncover the stories, wisdoms and best practices behind the leaders that have built our city. And the hope that if we find this interesting, you will too.
Lirad Kligman | MBA
Lirad brings close to a decade of real estate development, sales and marketing experience having worked for a prominent Toronto real estate development firm with mixed-use residential projects in Toronto and Calgary.
Today, Lirad brings his experience for the benefit of The Yorkville Team’s clients and manages the new developments and commercial land divisions. Lirad is involved with a number of non-profit community organizations including Kehilla Residential Programme and the United Jewish Appeal Federation of Greater Toronto.
Naama Blonder | Architect, Urban Planner | OAA, RPP
Naama has a bold vision: to change what good development can and should look like; with that in mind, she co-founded Smart Density.
Naama’s professional work spans across planning and architecture, and by marrying the two disciplines, she brings a deeper and more realistic understanding of how municipal policies take physical shape.