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Calgary Real Estate Forum
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Chris Ollenberger
Managing Principal at QuantumPlace Developments Ltd.

Profile

Chris Ollenberger is a seasoned real estate development executive with over 20 years of broad real estate management, design, planning, construction and engineering experience in creating innovative, sustainable urban communities and buildings. He is well recognized for his ability to conceptualize new neighbourhoods and buildings, and carry that vision through planning, engineering, approvals and construction with cost-effective results and problem solving. Chris strives to incorporate the principals of placemaking into his projects through quality public spaces, travel corridors, visual enticement through execution in architecture and landscaping, and inclusion of public engagement as a key component in developing enthusiasm and support.  He enjoys a strong track record of strategic planning, public consultation, visioning and concept development, negotiating with regulatory officials at all levels, complex land use and development approvals, engineering submissions, feasibility analysis, site acquisition, financing and effective communications. As founding President & Chief Executive Officer of CMLC, he led every aspect of the redevelopment of East Village in downtown Calgary, utilizing his broad and diverse experience to successfully bring over $650M of development projects to the community by third parties to this award winning community. He is currently Managing Principal of QuantumPlace Developments Ltd., a development company he founded in 2012 based on sound strategy and strong execution of a variety of mixed-use, commercial, retail and residential projects for client and investor partners.

Agenda Sessions

  • NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGES FACING DEVELOPMENT IN CALGARY AND SURROUNDING MUNICIPALITIES: FROM LABOUR SHORTAGES & RISING INFLATION TO CONSTRUCTION COSTS & APPROVAL PROCESSES

    2:30pm