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Western Canada Apartment Investment Conference
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Edmonton Convention Centre

Katie Maslechko
Chief Executive Officer at BC Rental Protection Fund


Katie Maslechko is an award-winning real estate professional with a decade of senior leadership experience. She brings an impressive track record in building strategic partnerships across the private development, non-profit and government sectors to deliver innovative, community-building projects. As Director of Development for Vancouver-based real estate developer Beedie, Maslechko was at the helm on groundbreaking projects. These include: a unique public-private-philanthropic partnership to deliver affordable housing and childcare in the City of Burnaby; AbCellera Biologics life sciences facilities in Vancouver; numerous market residential developments, many with non-profit housing partnerships such as Crown/Como Lake Mews in Coquitlam; and the MEC flagship store in Vancouver, the largest retail application of mass timber construction.

Maslechko chairs the Urban Land Institute’s Public-Private Partnership Product Council. This is comprised of leaders in city-building from across North America in public, private and quasi-public roles. The council gathers regularly to discuss innovative partnerships and best practices to spur equitable development and social impact in cities and communities. She previously served as a non-profit board director, and on the Urban Development Institute’s Women of UDI Committee. She has also worked with a New York City non-profit developer delivering facilities for charter schools in underserved neighbourhoods through unique development and financing strategies.

Agenda Sessions

  • A New Way to Approach Affordability: Leveraging existing supply and changing investment structures