Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building
Roadmap to navigating political reforms
and turbulent economic conditions
A deep dive into new legislations, escalating land costs, higher 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.
The only event focused on national land and development for the Canadian commercial real estate industry
The 19th annual conference will provide an exceptional learning opportunity, forward thinking discussions, and unparalleled networking opportunities.
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 conference brings together 900+ visionaries, thought leaders, change makers, and drivers of national growth in the Canadian real estate industry.
Attendee base includes:
- building owners, and developers
- private and institutional investors
- brokers, lenders, appraisers, lawyers
- and other C-level and V-level real estate executives
The event provides multiple opportunities to engage in meaningful conversations with senior decision-makers.
Connect with potential clients, build strategic relationships, and grow your network at the networking reception and refreshment breaks throughout the day.
Enhance your networking experience with the help of our smart matchmaking app. Pre-arrange meetings with fellow attendees and start a conversation with the people who can take your business to new heights.
2023 expert speakers included:
Land & Development by numbers
building owners, developers, and investors
C-level and V-level attendees
Condense and concise formats, highlighting key issues for Toronto and the GTA. Great networking and insights on the Canadian economy from respected industry speakers.
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