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Commercial Real Estate Library - or CRE Library - is a Canadian Commercial Real Estate podcast focused on connecting you with industry leaders. Listen to insightful discussions with commercial real estate executives who drive the market - from founders of the largest REITs and pension funds to the fastest growing organizations in CRE tech. Your hosts on the show are Dayma Itamunoala - a leading investment broker at Colliers International specialized in the multifamily asset class, and Garret MacGillivray - a senior mortgage lender at Trez Capital. Subscribe for weekly episodes!

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Commercial Real Estate Library - or CRE Library - is a Canadian Commercial Real Estate podcast focused on connecting you with industry leaders. Listen to insightful discussions with commercial real estate executives who drive the market - from founders of the largest REITs and pension funds to the fastest growing organizations in CRE tech. Your hosts on the show are Dayma Itamunoala - a leading investment broker at Colliers International specialized in the multifamily asset class, and Garret MacGillivray - a senior mortgage lender at Trez Capital. Subscribe for weekly episodes!

    Money Laundering in Commercial Real Estate with MNP Partner Greg Draper | CRELIBRARY Episode #52

    Money Laundering in Commercial Real Estate with MNP Partner Greg Draper | CRELIBRARY Episode #52

    Note: We don't advise you to actually launder money...  This episode focuses on how commercial real estate can be used to launder cash, especially in Canada. Financial crimes expert Greg Draper joins us.  Greg Draper, MBA, DIFA, FCPA, FCGA, CFF, CAMS, ICD.D, is a senior Partner and Forensics Services team member with MNP.  Greg helps his clients manage their legal, financial and reputational risks related to fraud and other ethical breaches. He also proactively helps clients conduct anti-money laundering compliance reviews, fraud risk assessments and anti-corruption due diligence. Greg is recognized by the courts, the media and his peers as an expert in his field, with extensive experience conducting investigations and executing civil injunctions, including Anton Piller Orders.  Before joining MNP, Greg served for 10 years in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, where he was a senior investigator of complex international financial crimes.  

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    • 39 min
    World-Class Development with Greybrook CEO Peter Politis | CRELIBRARY Episode #51

    World-Class Development with Greybrook CEO Peter Politis | CRELIBRARY Episode #51

    Peter is a partner at Greybrook and CEO of Greybrook Realty Partners. A private equity professional with over a decade of experience structuring, financing and managing investments, he oversees the strategic growth of Greybrook Realty Partners, a leading Toronto-based real estate asset management firm.  He leads the firm’s deal origination and asset management practice and is the co-chair of Greybrook Realty’s Investment Committee, responsible for providing oversight and approval of the company’s investments. Greybrook has invested in over 80 developments in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region and South Florida markets that represent in aggregate 39 million square feet of residential and commercial density with an estimated gross completion value of over $17 billion.  Peter also plays a critical role in the success of Greybrook Capital’s portfolio companies, serving on the boards of a number of Greybrook affiliated companies. He also serves on the board of Blu Genes Foundation, a charity funding the advancement of gene therapy sciences for the treatment of various genetic disorders.  Peter was recognized in 2018 as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40®, a coveted award for young business leaders celebrating the exceptional achievements of 40 outstanding Canadian leaders and innovators under the age of 40.  

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    • 56 min
    14,500 Apartments with Mainstreet Equity Founder Bob Dhillon | CRELIBRARY Episode #50

    14,500 Apartments with Mainstreet Equity Founder Bob Dhillon | CRELIBRARY Episode #50

    Mr. Dhillon is the President, CEO & founder of Mainstreet Equity Corp (TSX: MEQ). Mainstreet has achieved a 1,270% total return on investment from Sept 2003 - Sept 2014, making it Canada’s highest performance real estate company. Mainstreet’s assets are valued at over $2 billion, consisting of almost 14,500 apartment units in Western Canada. Mainstreet is a market leader in improving the lives of middle-class Canadians in terms of affordable rental accommodations.  Mr. Dhillon is the owner of National Payments, a Visa and MasterCard approved Merchant Processing business for the financial service industry. Mr. Dhillon currently sits on the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Board, the biggest Canadian Crown Corporation.  Mr. Dhillon is also the Honorary Consul General for Belize in Canada. In Belize he owns a private 3,000-acre island that he is developing into a world-class resort. Mr. Dhillon is also the author of the published book ‘Business and Retirement Guide to Belize’, currently in its second edition.  In March 2018, The University of Lethbridge, in honour of Bob Dhillon, renamed their business school to the Dhillon School of Business, which aims to provide innovative approaches to education with an emphasis on futuristic learning. Mr. Dhillon completed his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in 1998.  

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    • 54 min
    Attracting Institutional Capital with Gary Whitelaw of BentallGreenOak | CRELIBRARY Episode #49

    Attracting Institutional Capital with Gary Whitelaw of BentallGreenOak | CRELIBRARY Episode #49

    BentallGreenOak is a leading, global real estate investment management advisor and a globally-recognized provider of real estate services. BentallGreenOak serves the interests of more than 750 institutional clients with expertise in the asset management of office, retail, industrial and multi-residential property across the globe. BentallGreenOak has over $62 Bn in assets under management. BentallGreenOak is a part of SLC Management, which is the institutional alternatives and traditional asset management business of Sun Life.

    Gary was the Chief Executive Officer of BGO and its predecessor entities from 1998 to June 2020. As CEO, Gary was responsible for strategy, financial and operating performance, fiduciary and investment performance and the development of human capital across BGO’s over 65 global subsidiaries. He led the company through significant growth, geographic expansion, product diversification and consistently strong financial performance over this period. The growth was achieved both organically and inorganically, through a series of strategic acquisitions and mergers. Gary developed strong executive teams and implemented purposeful succession at all levels. The leadership team champions sustainable investment and has been consistently ranked amongst the very top echelon of their real estate peers in global ESG benchmarking for over a decade.

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    • 49 min
    Smartest Guys in the Room with CentreCourt's Andrew Hoffman & Bader Elkatib | CRELIBRARY Episode #48

    Smartest Guys in the Room with CentreCourt's Andrew Hoffman & Bader Elkatib | CRELIBRARY Episode #48

    CentreCourt is a real estate company focused on the development of high-rise residential communities located near major amenities, rapid transit networks and employment areas across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). They are a fully integrated organization that operates across all areas of development including land acquisition, zoning, design, sales, construction and customer care. Ranked #11 on the 2020 Growth List ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies, they are one of the most active high-rise developers in the GTA with 18 high-rise residential projects, collectively representing over 9,000 homes and over $6.6 billion dollars of development value.  

    Note: Video recorded March 16th, 2021

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    • 43 min
    Proptech Corner with Dayma Itamunoala and Garret Macgillivray | CRELIBRARY Episode #47

    Proptech Corner with Dayma Itamunoala and Garret Macgillivray | CRELIBRARY Episode #47

    This is a new segment about Property Technologies. On this segment we will review 3 technologies that are making waves in the commercial real estate world. We discuss how these technologies might be used to augment, disrupt, and change our industry in the near future.  

    Opendoor (www.opendoor.com): 1:50

    Skyline (www.skyline.ai): 12:20

    TenX (www.ten-x.com): 23:35 Subscribe to 

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