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Vancouver Real Estate Strategy & Leasing
To be determined
Vancouver Convention Centre (East)
To be determined
Vancouver Convention Centre (East)

Western Canada’s go-to event for navigating Vancouver’s commercial leasing markets

Attendees discovered how the ripple effect of the pandemic, high interest rates & inflation are impacting the leasing industry and what your business can do to navigate.

300+ decision makers, including 145+ building owners, developers and investors joined together to uncover the answers to these questions, and determine strategies for success in 2024 and beyond.

Vancouver’s largest real estate leasing conference

Why attend?

New and improved this year, the Vancouver Real Estate Strategy and Leasing Conference will have a brand new schedule of events, featuring three focused zones; RETAIL ZONE, OFFICE ZONE and INDUSTRIAL ZONE. Experience thought provoking discussions on the critical developments and issues impacting Vancouver's commercial leasing markets in this brand new conference format.

55 industry experts will take part in thought provoking discussions on the critical developments and issues you need to know that are impacting the Canadian leasing industry.

  • Network with industry leaders and colleagues from Vancouver and across Canada
  • Engage in panel discussions and practical knowledge sharing formats for learning
  • Hear from industry experts who will provide the most current updates and key economic drivers and trends and challenges in Canadian Leasing

What you'll learn.

The agenda put together with the help of our advisory council and will cover a wide range of topical issues including:

  • Examining the state of competition in the retail grocery industry. Is the grocery store sector in for a shakedown?
  • Office conversions: Current trends in finding innovative and sustainable solutions in converting vacant office space
  • Industrial Case Studies and panel presentation: Past, present and future overview of the industrial real estate market in Vancouver

Who you'll meet.

The conference brings together 300+ senior executives, including 145+ building owners, developers and investors including:

  • private and institutional investors
  • equity analysts
  • portfolio and investment managers
  • brokers
  • lenders
  • appraisers
  • lawyers
  • and other intermediaries

High-impact networking opportunities

The conference offers unmatched networking opportunities throughout the day.

Engage in meaningful conversations, build strategic relationships, and meet key industry leaders during the CBRE Western Canadian Market Outlook at the start of the day, refreshment breaks and the end-of-day networking reception.

Connect with attendees before, during and after the event with our smart matchmaking app. Designed for attendees, the app makes it easier than ever to start a conversation with the people that can take your business to the next level.

Thank you to some of our 2023 sponsors

To view our 2023 sponsors, please click here.

Vancouver Real Estate Strategy & Leasing by numbers


senior-level decision makers


building owners, developers and investors


V-level & C-level executives





2022 attendee

The speakers were really good providing good insights. I felt that the content was relevant and helpful with respect to today's ongoing challenges

Want to sponsor?

The sponsorship program is designed to ensure that sponsors receive maximum corporate exposure to all attendees at the event. Each sponsorship level will offer a different package of value-added benefits for participating corporations. Tell us your business goals and we will help you achieve them.

Continue education credits

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

Championing sustainability

Discover the steps being taken to run the Vancouver Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference as sustainably and socially responsible as possible including:

  • FasterForward to zero - Informa's commitment to net zero carbon
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Dedicated content on ESG and sustainability in the real estate industry
  • Wellbeing and accessibility

Join the REF Club

As a REF Club Member you will become part of a community that powers you to stay informed and connected, benefits include:

  • Year-round networking

  • Savings of 20% on all Real Estate Forums and Conference registration

  • Partner special offers and savings

  • Complimentary on-demand sessions from each Real Estate Forum & Conference

  • And MORE!

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