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Land & Development
To be confirmed
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building
To be confirmed|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.

2025 conference date coming soon.

Stay tuned.

A 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.

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?
  • Financing development and construction: Where is availability, spreads, & risk appetite heading?

Who you'll meet.

The conference brings together 900+ visionaries, thought leaders, and change makers, including:

  • 400+ building owners, and developers
  • 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 on the roster include:

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

High-impact networking

Engage in meaningful conversations with senior decision makers throughout the day.

The event offers countless opportunities to build connections. In addition to scheduled meetings through the app, refreshment breaks, lunch, and evening cocktail receptions are some of the ways to grow your network.

Thank you to 2024 sponsors!

Click here to view the full list of sponsors.

Land & Development conference by numbers


senior attendees


building owners, developers, and investors


C-level and V-level attendees


expert speakers




insightful sessions

Andrew Tong

Managing Director

Integral Strategic Real Estate Ltd.

"Excellent value for my time!"

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.

Recap of the 2023 event

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

"Whether you're an experienced 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 people." - Sami Kazemi, Principal, BDP Quadrangle

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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Join the REF Club

Be a part of the community that helps you stay informed and connected. REF Club membership benefits include:

  • On-demand access to all recorded sessions from key Real Estate Forums events through the Streamly platform
  • A 20% discount on forum and conference registrations. Bundle your registration and membership and start saving immediately!
  • Priority for access to waitlisted forums and conferences
  • An automatic $55 discount on continuing education credits when registering for our events

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