CONCURRENT SESSIONS (Select A1, A2, or A3)
NEGOTIATING IN TODAY’S MARKET FOR RETAIL, OFFICE AND INDUSTRIAL ASSETS: HOW DO YOU FUTURE PROOF YOUR DEALS?
Real estate is openly known as a slow-moving industry. More and more however technology is causing us to question tradition and implement new and innovativetools. How are deal makers negotiating lease deals in a market that is ever evolving? Short term negotiations allow you to deal with the present but what happens when you are signing 5, 10 and 15 year deals? What will be the new issues and opportunities that are not even on the radar yet? How do you build this flexibility into your leases for industrial, office, and retail assets?
Lisa Borsook, Executive Partner, WeirFoulds LLP
Allison Marsales, Managing Director, Greater Toronto Area, Cushman & Wakefield
Ryan Nelson, Director, Investments, The Pearl Group
Michael Rende, Senior Director, Global Transactions, RBC
Jaysen Smalley, Executive Vice President, National Investment Team, Capital Markets, CBRE Limited
Oraska Tam, Asset Manager, Fiera Real Estate
CONSUMER PREFERENCES CONTINUE TO IMPACT REAL ESTATE.WHAT IS THE INDUSTRY LEARNING FROM AIRBNB, WEWORK, AMAZON AND OTHERS?
We have seen companies like WeWork, Airbnb and Amazon change the way we interact with real estate assets. Space as a service (SPaaS) is accelerating across the globe. Where are consumer preferences going and what changes to the way we use buildings can we anticipate in the near term? What are the anticipated trends that generation X and more recently Z will and are having in the market today?
Kruti Desai, Manager, National Research Insights, Data Solutions, Altus Group
Maria Aiello, Global Head of Private Markets & Real Estate Technology, AVP, Manulife Financial
Arie Barendrecht, Co-Founder & CEO, WiredScore
David Bloomstone, Director, Investment Banking Real Estate Group & Head of Multi-Residential Property Brokerage, TD Securities
Emily Hanna, Partner, Investments, Crown Realty Partners
Todd Nishimura, Senior Director, Marketing, Leasing and Communications, GWL Realty Advisors Residential
INNOVATIONS TO ADDRESS HOUSING AFFORDABILITY: FOCUS ON FINANCING, CONSTRUCTION AND PUBLIC POLICY
Canadian cities are being challenged to address affordable and also family housing due to lack of supply and rapidly rising rental rates. Where are construction costs going? What are some innovative housing solutions being offered and how are the different levels of government encouraging development in key markets? What are the implications of public policy and economics toward affordability?
Joe Svec, Associate Vice President, Development, Choice Properties REIT
Daniel Ger, Chief Development Officer, Options for Homes
Maurice Wager, President, Collecdec
Tsering Yangki, Vice President, Debt, Real Estate Finance, Dream Unlimited