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Global Property Market
Tuesday, December 3, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, TorontoChairs’ Reception – Dec 2 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Bridging the gap between risk management and real estate investments across continents

Gain global connections and strategic insights into property development in
tier-one countries, growing economies, and emerging markets worldwide

Join 500+ global attendees, including 300+ building owners, developers, investors, and more as they assess risks and opportunities in global investment markets.

Had a great time at the 2023 conference?

Register now for 2024 and save with our early-bird pricing

Some highlights from the 2023 conference

"Big audience, big room, and really engaged people. It's the outbound Canadian capital event for the global real estate" - Brian Klinksiek, Global Head of Research & Strategy, Lasalle Investments

"It's to hear on the ground what investors are thinking, what peer groups are thinking, and how they're navigating the volatile marketplace"
- Jessica Hardman, CEO, DWS UK

"Creativity flows, opportunities arise, and partnership takes place. That's why events like these are important for the investor community in the real estate world" - Alfonso Munk, Chief Investment Officer, Americas, Hines

The event where Canadian investors meet global industry players

Why attend?

Which investment strategy is attracting the greatest interest? How is capital deployment within the four primary asset classes?    

How is AI and PropTech changing the real estate landscape? How is data impacting, analytics, ROI and efficiency?

Which emerging markets are attracting capital and investment activity? Which alternative assets are getting popular among investors and pension funds? 

Discover answers to these pressing questions and delve deeper into the global markets.

What you'll learn.

The agenda put together with the help of the advisory council covered key topics like:

  • Overview of the performance of the Global Property Market: What were the major trends in 2023?
  • The CIO Panel: An institutional investor’s perspective
  • USA: Risks, opportunities, challenges and differences from coast to coast
  • UK and Europe: A macro update across this continent
  • After offices: How life and work will change forever

Who you'll meet.

Meet 500+ senior decision-makers and other real estate executives from Canada and 14+ countries around the world.

Attendees included:  

  • Global fund managers
  • Owners, developers, investors 
  • Pension fund managers
  • Brokers, lawyers, appraisers
  • and other senior real estate executives

Collaborate, engage and build new relationships and plot a plan of action for the future.

Who's speaking?

The 2023 speaker roster featured 25+ knowledgeable experts from world's leading commercial real estate institutions, property management organizations, and global investment firms.

Key speakers on the program included:

  • Abigail Shapiro
  • Jonathan Pearce
  • Rebekah Tobias
  • Jim Costello
  • and more

Networking opportunities

The conference offers unmatched networking opportunities throughout the day. 

Engage in thought-provoking conversations, build new relationships, and connect with key industry players at the Chairs' reception.

That's not all. You can also connect with attendees before, during and after the event with our smart matchmaking app. 

Strategically designed to meet your networking needs, it's never been easier to strike up a conversation with the people that will take your business to the next level.

Make the most of your Toronto trip.

Save $75 by adding the Real Estate Forum to your booking. Held the day after on December 4th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

By attending, you'll learn about the latest trends, opportunities, risks and strategies in investment, leasing, development, and financing.

Grow your network and connect with 2700+ senior executives, owners, developers, investors, lenders, lawyers, and, brokers from across Canada.

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!

Click here to view the 2023 sponsors.

Global Property Market by numbers


senior decision-makers


building owners, developers, and investors


C-level and V-level attendees


attendees from outside Canada


expert speakers


countries represented

Prakash Venkat

Canadian Practice Leader - Real Estate Advisory Group

Kroll Canada Limited

Great networking opportunity. Will definitely attend next year.

Want to sponsor?

The sponsorship program is designed to ensure that sponsors receive maximum corporate exposure to all attendees at the event. Each sponsorship level will offer a different package of value-added benefits. Tell us your business goals & we will help you achieve them.

Continuing education credits

By attending this conference, you will be eligible to receive professional development and education credits from a number of associations.

Join the REF Club

As a REF Club Member you will become part of a community that powers you to stay informed and connected, benefits include:

  • Year-round networking

  • Savings of 20% on all Real Estate Forums and Conference registration

  • Partner special offers and savings

  • Complimentary on-demand sessions from each Real Estate Forum & Conference

  • And MORE! 

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