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Western Canada Apartment Investment Conference
Tuesday, April 22, 2025
Vancouver Convention Centre (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2025|Vancouver Convention Centre (West)

Strategizing for success in Western Canada’s tight multi-residential market

Industry stakeholders join forces to tackle market challenges.

Connect with 450+ decision-makers, including 200+ building owners, developers, and investors
to get deals done and move projects forward.

See you next year in Vancouver!

Registration for the 2025 conference is open. Secure your spot now and save.

2024 event highlights

"Nothing quite brings all of Western Canada together from a multi-family perspective the way this conference does."
- Tushar Gambhir, Director, Canadian Multi-family, Manulife Investment Management

"There's a collaboration like no other." 
- Jonathan Milroy, Vice-President, Asset Management, Westcorp Property Management Inc.

Western Canada's largest event on the multi-residential market

Why attend?

Join 450+ senior leaders to navigate high business costs, political obstacles, and the uncertain economic environment.

Get the latest on the apartment investment activity in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver's multi-res market, and the opportunities to leverage in future.

Insightful panel discussions, keynote presentations, and real life case studies will share ideas and creative solutions to address the housing problem.

What's on the agenda?

Our advisory council helped curate an extensive agenda with pressing topics, such as: 

  • Economic outlook: How will Western Canada fare through an influx of immigration, a changing rate environment and the state of housing supply? 
  • A new way to approach affordability: Leveraging existing supply and changing investment structures
  • Closing roundtable: What do Western Canada’s multi-family executives see coming? 

Who you’ll meet.

450+ senior-level attendees include: 

  • 200+ building owners, developers, and investors
  • Property and facility managers
  • Asset and fund managers
  • Municipal and provincial government officials
  • Brokers, lenders, appraisers, lawyers 
  • and other senior real estate executives within the multi-residential industry

Who's speaking?

Benefit from the expertise of 45+ thought leaders, and C-suite executives including:

  • Paul Chaput, IPA, a division of Marcus & Millichap
  • Byron Chard, Chard Development Ltd.
  • Shaun Jones, Altus Group
  • Katie Maslechko, BC Rental Protection Fund

High-impact networking

The go-to event for the multi-residential community to build strategic partnerships, and discuss deals. 

Engage with key industry leaders during refreshment breaks and the evening networking reception. 

Kickstart your networking efforts by reaching out to fellow attendees before and after the event through the smart event app. 

Bundle and save!

Save $100 by adding the Vancouver Real Estate Forum to your registration, held the day after the conference.

Discover what lies ahead for the region and prepare for the challenges and emerging opportunities in 2025 and beyond

Network with 1400+ senior leaders and get expert insights at Vancouver’s leading commercial real estate event.

Thank you to our sponsors!

The full list of  2024 sponsors will be posted soon.

Western Canada Apartment Investment Conference by numbers


senior-level attendees


building owners, developers, and investors


C-level and V-level attendees


from financial institutions


expert speakers


attendees from outside Alberta

Want to sponsor?

Each sponsorship level offers a different package of value-added benefits. Tell us your business goals and we'll help you achieve them.

Ken Toews

Senior Vice President, Development

Strategic Group

"The event helps you understand what's happening in the industry, and what's going to happen in future."

Continuing education credits

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

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