Partner & Principal
With over a decade of hands-on experience in planning, developing, and leasing large-scale mixed-use developments and destinations, Rob has developed over 30 legacy projects throughout North America, Europe, and the Caribbean.
Rob Spanier is a Partner and Principal of LiveWorkLearnPlay. With over 14 years of international ‘hands-on’ experience in mixed-use development and deal making, Rob has helped develop over 50 large-scale projects in North America, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. Before joining LWLP, Rob spent five years with Intrawest Corporation creating globally renowned mixed-use destination resort towns. During his time with Intrawest, he led an international Targeted Leasing & CastingTM team that completed over 300 retail, restaurant and entertainment deals.
Managing the Toronto office, Rob leads LWLP’s strategic development initiatives while maintaining a senior leadership role within LWLP’s advisory services and implementation practices. Most recently, Rob has been a senior leader of a number of development and advisory projects in Ontario including the 2015 PanAm Games Athletes Village in Toronto, Harmony Village in Barrie and North York, and the downtown revitalizations of Guelph, Mississauga and Vaughan.
Rob is the Chair of the Urban Land Institute Toronto District Council, and is actively involved with the Congress for New Urbanism. Rob is a regular guest speaker on mixed-use development and successful business strategies that help to create vibrant neighbourhoods and communities.
Rob is passionate about helping to develop places where people can connect to each other and to their environments; where memories are born and will last forever.
We are a multidisciplinary team of professionals with eight decades of combined senior leadership and expertise in the field of planning and developing mixed-use legacy projects.