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Real Estate Forum
December 4-5, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, TorontoChairs’ Reception – December 3 – Fairmont Royal York
December 4-5, 2024|Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Toronto, Chairs’ Reception – December 3 – Fairmont Royal York

Bold ideas. Big deals.

Build strategic partnerships and delve into global industry trends, investment, capital sourcing, innovation, and more.


senior decision-makers


owners, developers, investors


C-level and V-level executives


from financial institutions

Early-bird deal ends soon!

Secure your spot for the lowest price.

NEW: Canadian Real Estate and Construction Week

Your exclusive access to an entire week of cutting-edge insights, latest innovation, and connections in Canada's building and real estate ecosystem.

Benefits include exhibitor show floor access, CEO Breakfast (invite only), networking mixer, and more.

This is where the future of Canada's real estate and construction industry takes shape – don’t miss this powerhouse event!

Canada’s marquee commercial real estate conference

It’s the largest, most senior, and marked in every CRE leader’s calendar.

CRE stakeholders gather in Toronto

The forum is the unmissable annual ritual in every decision-maker's strategy planning.

This year, we’re raising the bar higher than ever! Dive into tailored content, delivered in innovative formats across seven themed stages.

2700+ senior leaders. Two action-packed days. Unrivaled networking and exclusive insights.

This is the event of the year you can't afford to miss.

Leading-edge insights on the hottest topics

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

  • The road to end Canada’s rental housing crisis: a look at the multi-residential market across Canada
  • A cross-border outlook: What to expect from the U.S. economy in 2025 and what it means for Canada?

2024 agenda coming soon.

Connect with the key players shaping the industry

2700+ senior-level attendees gather from all
over Canada and beyond, including:

  • 1300+ building owners, and developers
  • Private and institutional investors
  • Portfolio and investment managers
  • Brokers, lenders, appraisers, lawyers
  • and other senior real estate executives

100+ industry giants take the centre stage

The only event where you can hear from these many C-suite executives of the largest real estate institutions in North America.

Key speakers already on the 2024 roster include:

  • Jaime McKenna, President, Fengate Asset Management
  • Jon Ramscar, President & CEO, Canada, CBRE Limited
  • Benjamin Tal, Managing Director & Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC Capital Markets

Full speaker line-up coming soon.

Experience networking like never before

As Canada's largest commercial real estate gathering, networking is central to the forum. Some opportunities include:

  • Chairs' Reception
  • Refreshments breaks and lunches
  • Networking reception
  • VIP lounge (invitation only)
  • Market Intelligence Lounge
  • RealConnection Zones
  • A range of industry-led social events

Grow your connections with the event app

Networking isn't limited to event days alone.

With over 2700 attendees, connecting with everyone you want can be daunting.

Our event app lets you set goals, filter attendees, and pre-arrange meetings two weeks before the forum. So you can arrive prepared with a schedule full of meetings.

Expand your network efficiently by connecting with attendees before, during, and after the forum.

Thank you to our key sponsors!

Click here to see the full list of 2024 sponsors.

Jon Love

Chief Executive Officer

KingSett Capital

“The place to learn, connect and gather unique insight into the Canadian commercial real estate market.”

Canadian Real Estate & Construction Week line-up at a glance

In addition to the Real Estate Forum, here are the other events happening during the week:

Global Property Market

Gain global connections and strategic insights into property development in tier-one countries, growing economies, and emerging markets worldwide.

When: December 3, 2024

Fee: Add this event to your forum registration for just $549.

Apartment Development & Affordable Housing Conference

Delve into the entire apartment development timeline, including financing, design, feasibility, operating costs, and operations.

When: December 3, 2024

Fee: Save $200 when you add this event to your forum registration.

The Buildings Show

Get strategic insights, source the latest tech, and connect with key stakeholders in the building retrofit industry.

When: December 4-6, 2024

Fee: Complimentary access to the forum attendees

Some highlights from the 2023 event

"It is the place to network, connect and build relationship with all the key players in the industry. It's a must-attend."
- Annie Houle, Head of Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge

"It's the thought leadership, it's the thinking of everybody in this community coming together which is special. "
- Peter Senst, President, Canadian Capital Markets, CBRE

"You get the industry leaders here, and hear informed, intelligent point of view about the market."
- Michael Brooks, Chief Executive Officer, REALPAC

Want to sponsor?

We've designed the sponsorship program to maximize your brand exposure at the event. Each sponsorship level offers a different set of value-added benefits.

Sponsorship packages can be customized to suit your needs. Tell us your business goals and we'll help you achieve them.

Continuing education credits

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

Nominate a rising star!

Do you have a colleague who is 35 years old or under and a rising star in the commercial real estate industry? Nominate them today for the Outstanding Young Leader award, presented by Informa Connect & Chicago Title Insurance Company Canada.

They could win registration to one of our major forums, and have the chance to be named Outstanding Young Leader at the Real Estate Forum in December.

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The latest industry news

Canada’s leading website serving the commercial real estate market.

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

Video insights

See exclusive videos of the key industry influencers.

Insights you only get through Canadian Real Estate Forums.

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.