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Land & Development
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building

Roadmap to navigating political reforms
and turbulent economic conditions

A deep dive into new legislations, escalating land costs, rising interest rates and its impact on the Canadian real estate industry.

Connect with 900+ senior level attendees, including 400+ building owners, developers, and investors from Canada's top institutions. Hear from 60+ expert speakers and get the strategic insights you need to survive and thrive in 2023 and beyond.

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Get front and centre and reach the who's who of the commercial real estate.

The only event focused on the national real estate industry

The 19th annual conference will provide an exceptional learning opportunity, forward thinking discussions, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Why attend?

How is the current economic environment and recent legislation change impacting municipal planning, major infrastructure, and development policies in the country?

What impact will high interest rates and looming recession have on the real estate market in next 12 months?

What are the key economic drivers, trends and opportunities in the residential, office, retail and industrial markets across Canada?

Uncover answers to all these pressing questions and get strategic insights into the Canadian real estate industry at the 2023 Land & Development Conference.

What you'll learn.

This year's conference will provide expert knowledge from the perspective of owners, investors, developers, lenders, property and asset managers from across Canada. The agenda, put together with the help of our advisory council, focuses on the key topics including:

  • Keynote address: Rolling out of the provincial governments Bill 23
  • Land availability and values across Canada: Do we have a shortage of available land? What do major land transactions across Canada tell us about the story behind the headlines?
  • Alternative debt financing strategies and opportunities for real estate developers when financing land development projects in the current economic environment

Who you'll meet.

The 2023 conference will bring together 900+ senior real estate executives, owners, brokers, developers, investors, asset managers, and other professionals active in the acquisition, leasing, financing, management, and marketing of all asset classes.

This is your opportunity to engage with visionaries, thought leaders, change makers, and drivers of national growth in the Canadian real estate industry.

Network, engage, and build purposeful connections with people that will help move your business forward. 

Thank You To Our 2023 Sponsors

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2022 attendee

Condense and concise formats, highlighting key issues for Toronto and the GTA. Great networking and insights on the Canadian economy from respected industry speakers.

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.

Championing sustainability

Discover the steps being taken to run the Land & Development Conference as sustainably and socially responsible as possible including:

  • FasterForward to zero - Informa's commitment to net zero carbon
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Dedicated content on ESG and sustainability in the real estate industry
  • Wellbeing and accessibility

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

  • Weekly Ask The Expert & ThinkIns with member-only live Q&A

  • Industry Roundtables – informal conversations with some 20 industry colleagues

  • And more! 

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