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The Most Important Conference in Q1 Returns: Real Estate in a Low Interest Rate Environment
As 2018 begins, there is some widespread uncertainty about what real estate executives can expect over the next twelve months.
Where is the cost of capital heading? How will this affect the strategies of real estate owners, developers and investors? Why are investment management funds growing? What is their impact the market? While there is a large supply of debt and equity capital, the question facing many is how do you access it and at what price.
Will REITs and REOCs continue to grow and be able to raise equity more easily than in 2018 in the public markets? What is likely to happen to their unit and share prices?
Concerns still remain about the ultimate direction of the condominium development across the country. To what extent has the housing market peaked in Toronto and Vancouver and is now facing some re-pricing? Will Montreal continue to be more buoyant? How will the latest federal policies affect this market?
Notwithstanding the aforementioned issues, does commercial, industrial and multi-unit residential real estate investment remain fairly attractive to domestic and foreign investors?
Are quality real estate assets now priced beyond perfection? Have cap rates been pushed too low? Is the flight to quality still relevant? What will all of these factors mean for the performance of the capital and the credit markets in Canada and the United States over the next twelve months?
Bringing Together Users of Capital with Sources of Capital: Addressing the Key Issues
RealCapital 2018 will focus on these key issues and trends by bringing together owners and investors with sources of public and private equity and debt financing in the Canadian real estate market.
The 2018 program will provide a unique, high-level business forum that will examine these themes, address key issues, assess emerging trends, and discuss effective strategies for real estate investment and financing for office, industrial, retail, and multi-residential sectors in the current environment across the country.
Over 570 executives from across Canada are expected to attend this one-day conference.
In keeping with the strong reputation of the Forums, RealCapital will present high-quality speakers on very topical issues at a relatively low registration fee.
The conference will also provide a great opportunity to network with experts and decision-makers responsible for real estate investment and financing today.
We hope that you will take advantage of this unique and very informative event.
Justin Bosa, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, Investment Banking, Scotiabank
Cecilia Williams, Executive Vice President & CFO, Allied Properties REIT