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Canadian Apartment Investment Conference
Wednesday, September 11, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building

Maxim Olshevsky
Managing Director at PeopleFirst Developments


Maxim Olshevsky is the CEO of Astra Group and Managing Director at Peoplefirst Developments. He's recognized as an entrepreneur, investor, and expert in real estate development and construction, with an 18-year career highlighted by his unique ability to see potential in overlooked properties. Maxim, originally from Ukraine, began as a construction labourer and steadily advanced through his entrepreneurial journey. His ability of identifying potential in underutilized spaces drives the company's mission of revitalizing multifamily, industrial, and commercial assets into practical structures that genuinely benefit local communities. The current focus lies in converting vacant office towers into multifamily spaces that prioritize affordability, accessibility, sustainability, and vibrant community. Maxim's objectives are grounded in his commitment to leverage his skills, resources, and hands-on approach to create value for communities and stakeholders within Calgary's real estate sector.

Agenda Sessions

  • The Economics of Conversion: Can we make it work?