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Vancouver Real Estate Forum
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Vancouver Convention Centre (West)

Wendy Waters
Vice President, Research Services & Strategy at GWL Realty Advisors


Wendy Waters has 20 years of experience in real estate research, nearly 16 of them with GWL Realty Advisors. At GWLRA she leads Research Services & Strategy team, which provides strategic analysis to support and grow the portfolios of real estate under management including office, industrial, retail and multi-residential assets. The research team focuses on the economic, demographic and social drivers of real estate performance as well as capital flow and market trends that shape returns. A key responsibility is providing proprietary research and analysis to support the development of new rental buildings (GWLRA has over 6000 units in the development pipeline including several in the Vancouver area) as well as the asset strategies for 12,000 units of multi-residential under management across Canada. Wendy regularly publishes research at and shares insights on panels across Canada. She is active with the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening remarks

  • Views from the c-suite: how will Vancouver and the Lower Mainland perform over the next twelve months?