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Vancouver Real Estate Forum
April 23-24, 2025
Vancouver Convention Centre (West)
April 23-24, 2025|Vancouver Convention Centre (West)

Optimizing CRE fundamentals.
Leverage market opportunities.

Learn how Vancouver is positioned to navigate strong migration flows, transit infrastructure projects, and stabilized interest rates.

1,400+ senior leaders. 600+ building owners, developers, and investors. 1,000+ C-suite and V-level attendees.


The Vancouver Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference will not be held in 2024. Be sure to register now for the forum to gain insights into the GVRD for the remainder of the year.

Vancouver’s leading commercial real estate event.

Get a 360-degree view of Vancouver's office, retail, industrial, and multi-residential market activity from the perspective of investment, development, financing, and leasing.

Why attend?

Vancouver’s commercial real estate is one of the hottest markets in North America, but an abrupt shift has led to new challenges.

What lies ahead for the GVRD? How is the industry navigating the 'new norm'? 

Gain expert insights into current market fundamentals and prepare for the challenges and emerging opportunities in 2024 and beyond.

What you'll learn.

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

  • National & provincial economic outlook: what is in store for Canada & B.C. for 2024 and beyond?
  • Understanding the fundamentals in Metro Vancouver and the opportunities on the horizon
  • Approaching a deal: how national and regional investors are assessing assets in Vancouver

Who you'll meet.

Join 1400+ senior decision-makers from the GVRD, Lower Mainland, and the rest of Canada and the U.S. including:

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

Who's speaking?

Hear directly from 60+ industry experts, including presidents, CEOs, and managing partners from the largest real estate organizations in Canada and the U.S.

Influential speakers already on the roster include: 

  • Alison Miles Cork, Grosvenor
  • Norm Taylor, Newmark Canada
  • Benjamin Tal, CIBC Capital Markets
  • and more.

High-impact networking

We've structured the forum to help you build strategic partnerships and meet with key decision-makers.

Connect with fellow attendees during lunch, refreshment breaks, and the networking reception. Take advantage of the RealConnection Zones, Market Intelligence Zone, and industry-led social events to expand your network.

That's not all. You can get a head start by connecting with attendees before, during, and after the forum through our smart event app.

Young Leaders Program

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 2024 Outstanding Young Leader award, presented by Informa Connect & Chicago Title Insurance Company Canada. 

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

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

View full list of sponsors here.

Vancouver Real Estate Forum by numbers


senior-level attendees


building owners, developers, and investors


C-level and V-level attendees


expert speakers




attendees from outside British Columbia

Andrew Tong

Managing Director

Integral Strategic Real Estate Ltd.

"Great insights. Best bang 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.

2023 forum highlights

"The event attracts people from all over the country so it's an opportunity for me to catch up with people from Toronto or Calgary" - Wendy Waters, Vice President, Research Services & Strategy, GWL Realty Advisors

"Felt like a group of friends coming together to discuss important topics" - Ashley Willard Bauman, Principal, Beyond the Buildings

"New opportunities, new perspectives" - Colin Lynch, Managing Director & Head of Global Real Estate Investments, TD Asset Management

Continuing education credits

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

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