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100% Canadian. 100% Commercial.

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100% Canadian. 100% Commercial.

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English

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Episodes

Getting Energy Right with Courtney Renaldo of Yardi

9/23/2021
Our guest today is Courtney Renaldo, Manager of Presales for Yardi. The discussion in this episode will revolve around the business case for optimizing energy in buildings and managing government requirements. With over 20 years of experience in this industry, she has seen substantial changes. Courtney explains why real estate plays a pivotal role in... The post Getting Energy Right with Courtney Renaldo of Yardi appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:50:28

Evolution in Real Estate with Jonathan Gitlin of RioCan

9/15/2021
Jonathan Gitlin, President and CEO of RioCan, is making his third appearance speaking with Adam and Aaron. Jonathan gained the CEO title since his last episode after being the President of the company since 2019. We get deep into RioCan’s operations, including how the company has performed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and dealt with the... The post Evolution in Real Estate with Jonathan Gitlin of RioCan appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:51:42

Profitability in Development with Marlon Bray of Altus Group

8/31/2021
Marlon Bray, Senior Director of Cost Consulting at Altus Group, is our guest in this episode. This role has Marlon as a jack-of-all-trades throughout the development life cycle, and he says he’s all about adding value and reducing risk. There has been a huge increase in hard costs as we’ve progressed through 2021, so Marlon... The post Profitability in Development with Marlon Bray of Altus Group appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:54:07

Recovery of Investment Activity with Matt Picken of JLL

8/12/2021
We are welcoming Matt Picken, Head of Capital Markets for Canada at JLL, as our guest in today’s episode. In addition to being involved in the execution of investment transactions in every asset class, mentoring is another area that Matt is passionate about. Matt goes over how the real estate market is performing today compared... The post Recovery of Investment Activity with Matt Picken of JLL appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:47:18

Financing the Biggest Borrowers with Darryl Bellwood of First National

7/28/2021
First National’s Darryl Bellwood is our guest in this episode. He is best known for working with some of the biggest borrowers in the country, as well as having a major presence in Ottawa. Darryl gives an overview of how multi-unit properties have performed throughout the pandemic along with different strategies used by private versus... The post Financing the Biggest Borrowers with Darryl Bellwood of First National appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:45:59

Global Capital Flows During COVID with Jim Costello of Real Capital Analytics

7/25/2021
Returning for his third podcast appearance today is Jim Costello, the Senior Vice President at Real Capital Analytics. As an economist, Jim looks at the commercial real estate world and helps people understand the intersection between the performance of the market and the capital that flows into it. With a far-reaching knowledge regarding global flows... The post Global Capital Flows During COVID with Jim Costello of Real Capital Analytics appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:42:52

Retail Coming out of COVID with Colin Johnston of Altus Group

7/21/2021
On the podcast today is Colin Johnston, President – Research, Valuation & Advisory, Canada at Altus Group. With such a large volume of data going through Altus Group, Colin discusses how his company uses data to increase performance and yield of real estate. Several important real estate metrics are compiled and released annually in Canada,... The post Retail Coming out of COVID with Colin Johnston of Altus Group appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:49:27

Complex Financing with Andrew Drexler of First National

7/17/2021
In this episode, Aaron and Adam are joined by another member of the First National family: Andrew Drexler. He is the Assistant Vice President and possesses a skillset gained from participating in large, complex deals. He has done some of First National’s biggest deals, including The Well in Toronto. Andrew starts off by discussing construction... The post Complex Financing with Andrew Drexler of First National appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:53:20

Investment Thesis to Launch with Daniel Marinovic of Forest Gate

7/13/2021
Today we’ve got Daniel Marinovic on the show. He is the CEO and Managing Partner of Forest Gate, a newly created private equity, private debt real estate investment firm. David left his very successful career in institutional real estate and traded it in for an investment thesis, raising some capital and launching his own shop.... The post Investment Thesis to Launch with Daniel Marinovic of Forest Gate appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:49:06

Deploying Equity with Colin Baryliuk of Kingsett Capital

7/7/2021
Our guest today is Colin Baryliuk, Executive Managing Director of Investments at KingSett Capital. He has been with the company since 2008 and he shares how tthe company has grown and evolved over that time. We learn about the different funds managed by KingSett, their investment strategies and yield targets. Colin explains the biggest drivers... The post Deploying Equity with Colin Baryliuk of Kingsett Capital appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:49:24

Construction Cost Volatility with Darren Cash of Turner & Townsend

6/21/2021
Darren Cash, Director of Cost Management and Corporate Occupier Sector Lead in Canada at Tuner & Townsend, joins the podcast today. He’s here to talk about what’s transpiring in the development market across Canada and the recent turbulence in construction costs. COVID-19 has had a large influence on construction costs since lockdowns began in March... The post Construction Cost Volatility with Darren Cash of Turner & Townsend appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:52:34

The Evolution of Brokerage with Chuck Scott of Cushman & Wakefield

6/17/2021
Today’s episode is focused on leadership and how the brokerage industry has evolved, and Chuck Scott is here to share his wisdom. He is the Chief Executive Officer, Canada, at Cushman & Wakefield. Chuck talks about the impact COVID-19 has had on his company and the whole real estate industry, as well as how he... The post The Evolution of Brokerage with Chuck Scott of Cushman & Wakefield appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:40:14

Building the Real Estate Forums with George Przybylowski of Informa

6/11/2021
In a REF Club episode, today’s episode is with George Przybylowski, the Vice President of Real Estate at Informa Canada. Aaron and Adam believe that the impact George has had on this industry is paralleled by none, making for a particularly interesting episode. George first brings us through the deep history of how the Canadian... The post Building the Real Estate Forums with George Przybylowski of Informa appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:53:20

Finance in Quebec with Michael Williams of First National Financial

6/3/2021
We’ve got Michael Williams with us in this episode presented by REF Club. He is the Regional Vice President of Quebec and Atlantic Canada at First National. Michael is here to give insight on the state of the financing industry around the country and what is going on specifically in Quebec. Michael explains how COVID-19... The post Finance in Quebec with Michael Williams of First National Financial appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:41:52

Real Estate Finance with Aaron Cameron and Adam Powadiuk of First National Financial

5/19/2021
Aaron and Adam are hosting this episode by themselves today as they give us insight on the world of lending. They will be focusing on five main topics: debt as an investment product, security, underwriting, why commercial loans are not a commodity, and CMHC versus conventional loans. As the guys go through their five topics,... The post Real Estate Finance with Aaron Cameron and Adam Powadiuk of First National Financial appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:41:46

The National View on Industrial with Alistair Pickering of Oxford and Nick Gaganiaras of Colliers

5/14/2021
Today’s conversation was recored at a recent “ThinkIn” with the Canadian Real Estate Forums. The featured guests were Nick Gaganiaras, Vice President of Supply Chain & Logistics Consulting at Colliers International, while Alistair Pickering, Vice President of Industrial at Oxford Properties Group. Our guests focus on real estate in Toronto and Vancouver, getting into the... The post The National View on Industrial with Alistair Pickering of Oxford and Nick Gaganiaras of Colliers appeared...

Duration:00:51:41

2021’s Biggest Transactions To Date with Ray Wong of Altus Group

4/27/2021
As a part of the REF Club series, Ray Wong is back on the podcast today. He is the Vice President of Data Operations at Altus Group. In this episode, his focus will be on market trends and top deals thus far in 2021. Ray starts by sharing some data on the five biggest Canadian... The post 2021’s Biggest Transactions To Date with Ray Wong of Altus Group appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:41:18

The Proptech Canada Report with Courtney Cooper of Alate Partners

4/13/2021
Courtney Cooper is welcomed back to the podcast in this REF Club episode. She is the Principal at Alate Partners and Co-Founder of Proptech Collective. Courtney recently helped produce the Proptech Canada Report, which she’ll be discussing today. We begin by hearing about the cities with the most robust proptech innovation in Canada, and why... The post The Proptech Canada Report with Courtney Cooper of Alate Partners appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:36:59

Buildings Going Digital with Andrew Freitas of WiredScore

4/8/2021
Andrew Freitas, Head of Canada Markets for WiredScore, is our guest in this episode. WiredScore is the only global connectivity rating platform for real estate. They assess the infrastructure that enables a well-connected building. There are several different scoring systems offered by WiredScore, and Andrew will take us through them and explain which ones are... The post Buildings Going Digital with Andrew Freitas of WiredScore appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:51:20

A Hard Insurance Market with Fraser Roberts of INTECH Risk Management

4/2/2021
Fraser Roberts talks with Aaron and Adam in today’s episode. He is the CEO of INTECH Risk Management. Fraser has worked with the company for over 15 years, taking over the business from his father in 2014. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a large impact on the insurance industry, Fraser gets into his thoughts on... The post A Hard Insurance Market with Fraser Roberts of INTECH Risk Management appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration:00:47:20