• $17B
    in assets under management(1)(2)
  • ~30,000
    condominium and purpose-built rental units in the Dream group portfolio (including development pipeline)(2)
  • 10.9M sf
    of commercial/retail GLA across the Dream group portfolio(2)
Dream is an asset manager, owner and developer of real estate. Founded in 1994 with a vision to revolutionize the way people live and work, Dream has become one of Canada’s leading real estate companies, with over $17 billion in assets under management(1) amongst our five publicly listed entities, private funds and institutional partnerships.

Dream’s purpose is to Build Better Communities. ESG and impact are ingrained in how we manage our buildings and run our business. Our commitment to sustainability aligns with our values and guides how we think, live and work.
(1) For the definition of the following supplementary financial measure of Dream Unlimited Corp.: assets under management, please refer
to the “Non-GAAP Measures and Other Disclosures” section of this Sustainability Report.
(2) As at September 30, 2022. 

ESG Framework

For over two decades, we have been working to make our communities better while maximizing returns for our investors.

In 2021, we developed our ESG Framework, which empowers us to increase our focus on generating intentional and measurable environmental and social returns and further embed ESG throughout our business. We are excited to share our progress on how we are executing on our ESG strategy.

ESG Framework Pillars

  • Best Practices BP Icon
    Best Places

    Creating better places and communities that make positive impacts on people’s lives and the planet.
    • Certifications
    • Health, safety, and wellness
    • Amenities and inclusive atmosphere
    • Attainability and affordability
    • Connectivity

  • Future Ready FR Icon
    Future Ready

    Building and operating with the future in mind.
    • Climate change resilience
    • Carbon and resource efficiency
    • Innovation and technology adoption
    • Sustainable development
    • Sustainable redevelopment

  • Strong Relationships SR Icon
    Strong Relationships

    Fostering inclusive relationships to create value for everyone in our community.
    • Tenant relationships
    • Government collaboration
    • Community / NGO partnerships
    • Indigenous engagement
    • Sustainable procurement

  • Operational Excellence

    Running a great company that focuses on purpose and profit.
    • Diversity, inclusion and advancement
    • Valuing employees
    • ESG risk management
    • Corporate governance
    • ESG impact and management

  • “We have the opportunity to design communities that contribute to people living sustainable lives.”

    Meaghan Peloso CFO, Dream Impact Trust
  • “ESG comes up in every investment conversation now — it’s everywhere.”

    Jay Jiang CFO, Dream Office REIT
  • “Community need is top of mind for us. We really take a close look at what kind of positive impacts we can bring in shaping a new development, and how that addresses the needs of current and future generations.”

    Justin Robataille Development Lead, Zibi
  • “Social procurement is more than just a business strategy. It’s a cornerstone of Dream’s culture and values. From our consultants to our contractors, we are taking a very granular and transparent approach to ensure that diversity and inclusion is engrained in every decision and action we take.”

    Pino Di Mascio Head of Impact Strategy and Delivery