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The Canadian commercial real estate universe examined. Gain insight from the brightest minds in the industry. Hosted by Aaron Cameron and Adam Powadiuk.

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    • 4.8 • 103 Ratings

The Canadian commercial real estate universe examined. Gain insight from the brightest minds in the industry. Hosted by Aaron Cameron and Adam Powadiuk.

    Launching a Private REIT with Don White of Private Pension Partners

    Launching a Private REIT with Don White of Private Pension Partners

    We’re welcoming Don White, President and CEO of Private Pension Partners and Apartment Plus REIT, to the show today. In addition to apartments, the company also holds some street-front commercial space. The company is based in Winnipeg and holds most of its assets within the city as well. Don talks extensively about the differences between...

    • 36 min
    The Industrial Strategy with Kevan Gorrie of Granite REIT

    The Industrial Strategy with Kevan Gorrie of Granite REIT

    Joining us at the RealREIT conference today is Kevan Gorrie, who is the President and CEO of Granite REIT. The company is industrial-focused and holds property across Canada, the United States, and Europe. Kevan shares what Granite’s portfolio looks like today, along with changes that have been made to it in the past few years....

    • 27 min
    Housing Our Seniors with Nitin Jain of Sienna Living

    Housing Our Seniors with Nitin Jain of Sienna Living

    Nitin Jain is our guest on this episode recorded at the RealREIT conference. He is the President and CEO of Sienna Living, which offers housing for senior citizens. The senior living space has a great deal of intricacies compared to other segments of real estate, which Aaron, Adam, and Nitin will discuss. Nitin explains why...

    • 32 min
    The Municipal Approach To Real Estate with Salima Rawji of CreateTO

    The Municipal Approach To Real Estate with Salima Rawji of CreateTO

    Today we’ve got Salima Rawji, the Senior Vice President of Development at CreateTO. The organization was established by the City of Toronto to manage its portfolio of real estate assets, such as ensuring that single-use assets are minimal. Because CreateTO is government-owned, their operations are quite different compared to other real estate organizations in Toronto....

    • 45 min
    Growing Into a REIT with Phil Fraser of Killam Apartment REIT

    Growing Into a REIT with Phil Fraser of Killam Apartment REIT

    Let’s welcome Phil Fraser for this episode. He is the President, CEO, and Founder of Killam Apartment REIT. Killam is based in Halifax and originally had operations only in Atlantic Canada, but now spans Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia as well. In addition to acquisitions, Killam has also constructed some of their own buildings, which...

    • 41 min
    The New Retail Success Strategy with Paul Lessner of JLL

    The New Retail Success Strategy with Paul Lessner of JLL

    Our guest today is Paul Lessner, who is the Senior Vice President, National Shopping Centre Leasing at JLL. Starting his career in commercial banking, he later decided to follow his passion for real estate. He joined the JLL team this year. Paul shares everything he’s seeing in retail recently, leading up to the busiest shopping...

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
103 Ratings

103 Ratings

Tyrich24 ,

This is a podcast!!!

This is a commercial real estate... PODCAST!!!

HeyAddy ,

Amazing presenters and content

Great guests. I always find it entertaining and informational. It’s fun and I get to always pick up a nugget or two about real estate :)

Marushka1182 ,

Women in Development

Hey 2019/2020 - can we please start removing gender from the developer narrative? Obviously the information is accurate, but “guys” across the board is simply no longer accurate. It makes this podcast challenging to listen to. I’m a female development manager in the GTA and plenty of our partners, owners and consultants are female and leading the charge on some of the largest projects out there.

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