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Land & Development
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building
Tuesday, May 28, 2024|Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building

Canada's largest CRE event
focused on land and development

Cutting-edge insights on Canadian land activity, escalating land costs, and future opportunities.

Connect with 900+ decision makers, including 400+ building owners, developers, and investors.

Early speaker line-up announced!

Expert insights from Naama Blonder, Benjamin Tal, Vic Gupta, and more.

360° view of land availability, development, & redevelopment

Why attend?

Join 900+ CRE leaders to strategize and navigate through current market conditions, economic fluctuations, and uncertain policy directions.

Explore the evolving market landscape and gain insights into the trajectory of Canadian land and development in 2024 and beyond.

Learn, discuss, and debate with peers and experts in intriguing panels, insightful presentations, case studies, and more.

What you'll learn.

Our advisory council helped curate a comprehensive agenda with compelling topics, such as:

  • Economic overview: What are the implications for land and development activity?
  • What do developers, owners and investors need to be aware of when a development deal to buy and sell goes south?
  • Financing development and construction: Where is availability, spreads, & risk appetite heading?

Who you'll meet.

The conference brings together 900+ visionaries, thought leaders, change makers, and drivers of national growth in the Canadian real estate industry.

Attendee base includes:

  • 400+ building owners, and developers
  • private and institutional investors
  • brokers, lenders, appraisers, lawyers 
  • and other C-level and V-level real estate executives

Who's speaking?

Get expert insights from 60+ CRE leaders, including presidents, CEOs, and managing partners from Canada’s top institutions.

Influential speakers already on the roster include: 

  • Heather Grey-Wolf, Infrastructure Ontario
  • Andrew Duncan, RioCan REIT
  • Benjamin Tal, CIBC
  • and more.

High-impact networking

Enjoy several opportunities throughout the day to engage in meaningful conversations with senior decision-makers.

Connect with potential clients, build strategic relationships, and grow your network at the networking reception, lunch, and refreshment breaks.

Start your networking in advance by pre-arranging meetings with key attendees who can propel your business forward.

Thank you to 2024 sponsors!

Click here to view the full list of sponsors.

Land & Development conference by numbers


senior attendees


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building owners, developers, and investors


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insightful sessions

Recap of the 2023 event

"This is one conference you have to attend." 
- Mike Czestochowski, Vice-Chairman, CBRE

"Whether you're an experience executive or someone just starting out in your career, there is something for everyone here." - Kathy Black, Senior Vice President, Development, Fiera Real Estate

"It's all about who you know and this is a great opportunity to meet like-minded." - Sami Kazemi, Principal, BDP Quadrangle

Want to sponsor?

We've designed the sponsorship program to maximize your brand exposure at the event. Each sponsorship level offers a different package of value-added benefits. Tell us your business goals and we'll help you achieve them.

Andrew Tong

Managing Director

Integral Strategic Real Estate Ltd.

"Great speakers, well organized event, excellent value for time!"

Continuing education credits

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

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