CONCURRENT SESSIONS (SELECT C1, C2 or C3)
CONSTRUCTION, REPURPOSING AND DEBT FINANCING: WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2020?
Where are the debt and construction financing markets heading in 2020 to serve the needs of owners of multi-family, seniors, and student housing? Are any major differences emerging regarding underwriting and assessing deal risk in today’s market? From CMHC and tier one lenders to alternative and secondary sources, what do you need to know about pricing and availability of capital? How will the lack of interest rate hikes affect pricing? The session will also use case studies to examine how lenders have addressed challenging situations faced by some owners.
Tommy Archambault, Chartered real estate broker, Lawyer & Co-Founder, Levier Immobilier Inc.
Julie Charlebois, Regional Manager, Multiple Underwriting, Québec, CMHC
Nadine Lehoux, Vice President, Real Estate Financing, Fiera Private Debt
Jacques Pelletier, Director, Commercial Financing, MCAP
Michael Williams, Vice President, Commercial Financing, First National Financial LP
INVESTMENT STRATEGIES FOR PRIVATELY OWNED RENTAL APARTMENTS: WHAT ARE THE KEY STEPS THAT YOU NEED TO TAKE?
With apartment buildings selling for record prices, do you know the current value of your assets? What are the ideal options for owners of small and medium-sized portfolios at this time, e.g. sell, refinance, grow through acquisition, renew older properties? What are the key steps needed to prepare your property (or portfolio) for a sale? What are the tax implications of a sale? Where should the profit be reinvested? What are the challenges in buying or renewing older buildings? How can owners effectively gauge the marketplace, and what are viable growth strategies at this time?
Jean-Charles Angers, Managing Director, RBC Real Estate Capital Markets
Jean-Marc Bélanger, Vice President, Operations, COGIR Real Estate
Stéphanie Lincourt, Partner, Richter LLP
Curt Millar, Chief Financial Officer, InterRent REIT
Thierry Samlal, Chartered Real Estate Broker, PMML
TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION & DESIRED AMENITIES FOR TODAY’S TENANTS AND APARTMENT BUILDINGS
With the transformative growth of technology, what are some major innovations and strategies that are propelling the real estate industry forward and potentially changing the way landlords and developers have traditionally done their tasks? What are some leading technologies that are here to stay and could have a material impact on the apartment market? What are new innovative ways of recruiting, connecting with and retaining your tenants? How can technology impact your operating costs? From the macro to the detail, this panel will address the innovative forces impacting the multi-residential market.
Francis Lessard, President, Graph Synergie
Audrey Anne Bouclin, Senior Director, Innovation - Yimby, Groupe Sélection
Stéphanie Grall, Manager, Sales & Marketing, BuildingLink Canada
Eric McCutcheon, Co-Founder, Walter
Benoit Ste-Marie, Chief Executive Officer, Kangalou