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Tuesday, February 25, 2025
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North)
Tuesday, February 25, 2025
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North)

The biggest event focused on public & private capital for Canadian CRE markets

Discover the path towards a normalized economic environment in a constrained equity and a debt capital market.

750+ attendees. 250+ building owners, developers, and investors. 60 expert speakers.

2025 registration is now open!

Take advantage of our lowest ticket price. Register today!

Watch the 2024 highlights

"I would recommend this conference to anyone in the industry given that it is the sole conference that proides such a density of information in one day, provided by high caliber professionals."
- Gershon Katz, Owner, Gershon Katz

"It's an excellent event to connect with industry colleagues, initiate potential partnerships, and explore industry trends." 
- Brendan Sutton, All Island Equity REIT

Canada's leading conference on real estate financing & liquidity

Why attend?

Attendees discovered how Canadian debt, equity and capital markets responded to headwinds and the recent turbulent environment.

Questions around what is critical for you to know about the direction of economic fundamentals, and how will this impact the pricing and sourcing of capital were discussed.

Answers to these questions and a deeper understanding of the financial markets serving commercial and multi-residential real estate took place at this year's event.

What you'll learn.

The 2024 event examined key trends in investment, asset repositioning, development and a range of financing of office, industrial, retail & multi-residential real estate across Canada. 

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

  • Unpredictability in the economic fundamentals impacting cash flow, interest rates, construction costs and real estate asset values 

  • Deal flows in 2024 

  • Borrowers, lenders and investors: What is their new reality in turbulent times

Who you'll meet.

750+ CRE owners, CFOs, investors, developers, fund managers, lenders, investment bankers, brokers, appraisers and other industry professionals playing key roles in financing and investing public and private capital attended this year's event.

Our mobile app and networking reception will help you build relationships and connect with investors and senior decision-makers.

Collaborate, engage, and grow your network at RealCapital.

Insights from 60+ expert speakers

The 2024 speaker roster included a mix of knowledgeable experts from Canada's leading commercial real estate institutions, property management organizations, and various levels of the government.

High-impact networking

The conference is structured to provide numerous in-person networking opportunities throughout the day. 

Our smart app will help maximize your time by matching you with like-minded attendees. Prearrange meetings and strike up conversations before, during, and after the event.

Establish strategic partnerships and connect with influential decision-makers.

Top 10 Real Insights

Real Insights feature curated content from industry leaders during the program formation of the Real Estate Forums and Conferences. Each report features on the Top 10 Real Insights focused on major trends. 

Read on for the Altus Group Report, interviews with industry leaders from both markets, as well as the latest commercial market statistics across Canada.

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Thank you to our sponsors

To view the full list of sponsors, please click here.

RealCapital Conference by the numbers


senior decision-makers


V-level and C-level executives


building owners, developers, and investors


attendees in Real Estate Financing


expert speakers


insightful sessions

Laurent Paquin

Vice President


"An exceptional event - the panelists were very interesting and the quality of the people present makes it a must-attend event every year! It goes without saying that I will be there next year with my team."

Want to sponsor?

The sponsorship program represents a unique marketing opportunity for companies that want to reach the “who’s who” of the various asset classes within the Commercial Real Estate Market.

Continuing education credits

By attending the 2024 conference, you will be eligible to receive professional development and education credits from a number of associations.

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Discover the latest on leasing, investment, development, and financing of office, industrial, retail and multi-unit residential real estate across Canada.

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Publications and newsletters

Get in-depth analysis of market trends from industry leaders in our magazines, reports and conference white papers.

Plus subscribe to the bi-weekly newsletter to get the very latest news.

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

About us

Canadian Real Estate Forums for over three decades has been addressing the needs of, and providing clarity to, the Canadian real estate market through human connection, innovation and education.