This episode of the CRE podcast was recorded at the Vancouver Real Estate Forum on April 4th, 2019. Adam Powadiuk and Aaron Cameron of First National Financial LP sat down with Remco Daal, the President of Real Estate at QuadReal Property Group.
QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment group that was inaugurated in 2016. Remco Daal was one of the establishing members.
On this episode, Remco, Adam and Aaron talk about how Remco journeyed from selling shampoo for Proctor & Gamble to heading a real estate giant.
Remco talks about how he learned to lease property with no capital during the real estate crash in the 1990s, and the guys compare that crash to 2008.
You can hear how QuadReal came up with their name, and how finding the domain for a new company can make you go crazy.
Remco retells the story of day one for QuadReal and the emotional experience of embarking on a new professional horizon. He goes over the challenges of starting a new venture and the importance of maintaining culture within a company as it grows.
This podcast was kindly sponsored by First National Financial LP and made in partnership with Informa Markets.
Topics Covered Include:
- Buying discounted paper during the 90s when Remco worked with CIBC Development Corporation.
- Remco’s move to British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
- The substantial growth of QuadReal since its inception.
- The core clients of QuadReal.
- Logistics partnerships established by QuadReal.
- Ongoing development activities in Canada.
- What makes Remco excited and keeps him motivated.
Recorded at: Vancouver Real Estate Forum 2019
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