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REALtalk - Conversations with Commercial Real Estate Leaders

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REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks talks to leaders in Canadian and International Commercial Real Estate

REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks talks to leaders in Canadian and International Commercial Real Estate

Location:

Canada

Description:

REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks talks to leaders in Canadian and International Commercial Real Estate

Language:

English

Contact:

416.642.2700


Episodes

Reimagining the Office – with Antony Slumbers

3/8/2022
On this episode of REALtalk, Antony Slumbers joins Michael Brooks, CEO of REALPAC, for a discussion on the relevance of the office, the need to reimagine office spaces, and what owners and operators of real estate need to do to stay relevant.

Duration:00:19:06

Enhancing the Value of ESG Data – with Neil Pegram

2/2/2022
On this episode of REALtalk, Neil Pegram joins Kris Kolenc, REALPAC's Manager of Research & Sustainability to discuss ESG data, its current state and usability, areas for improvement, and what the future of ESG data will look like.

Duration:00:13:52

The Great Resignation – with David Cohen

1/6/2022
On this episode of REALtalk, David S. Cohen joins Carolyn Lane, COO and VP Member Engagement and Jennifer Lambe, Office Manager at REALPAC to discuss the Great Resignation.

Duration:00:18:32

Creating Safe and Inclusive Spaces – with Michael Bach (CCDI)

11/1/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Michael Bach, Founder and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) , joins REALPAC COO & VP Member Engagement, Carolyn Lane, to discuss the marginalization of LGBTQ2S+ people, and the urgent need for businesses and society to create safe and inclusive spaces for them.

Duration:00:20:35

The Intersection of PropTech and Innovation – with Brendan Wallace (Fifth Wall)

8/23/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Brendan Wallace, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to discuss the intersection of PropTech and innovation in the age of COVID-19 and beyond.

Duration:00:29:18

Rising to the Leadership Challenge – with Bill Ferguson (Ferguson Partners)

7/27/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Bill Ferguson, Chairman and CEO of Ferguson Partners, joins REALPAC COO Carolyn Lane to discuss rising to the leadership challenge, the characteristics of great leaders, and what the future of leadership looks like.

Duration:00:26:42

Environment, Social, Governance & Wellness – with Amy Erixon (Avison Young)

7/14/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Amy Erixon, Principal and President, Global Investment Management at Avison Young, joins REALPAC's Manager of Research & Sustainability Kris Kolenc, to discuss leadership and trends across environment, social, governance, and wellness.

Duration:00:17:58

What Does Indigenous Reconciliation in CRE Look Like? – with Annie Korver (Rise Consulting)

6/17/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Annie Korver, Principal at Rise Consulting, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks for a discussion around Indigenous reconciliation in commercial real estate, what economic reconciliation looks like, and building cultural and organizational competency to enable relationship building and reconciliation.

Duration:00:26:47

The State of Technology in Multi-family – with Hugh Kolias (yuhu)

6/7/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Hugh Kolias, CEO of yuhu, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks and COO Carolyn Lane to discuss the state of technology in the multi family asset class, Canada's progress in this space, and how leaders can equip themselves for the future.

Duration:00:15:35

CPPIB Real Estate: Growth and Strategy – with Marco Ding (CPP Investments)

5/12/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Marco Ding, Director, Real Estate at CPP Investments, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks for a discussion about the evolution of the real estate portfolio and portfolio strategy in CPPIB, the impact of disruptive events such as the global financial crisis of 2006-2007, and the way forward for one of Canada's largest real estate investors.

Duration:00:17:05

Environmental, Health and Safety Solutions – with Hugh Molyneux and Carl Paulse (Refined Data)

4/7/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks sits down with Refined Data's Hugh Molyneux and Carl Paulse to talk about environmental, health and safety (EHS) solutions for the real estate sector, challenges faced by the sector responding to COVID-19, and what the future of the space looks like.

Duration:00:16:27

Proptech in Canada – with Courtney Cooper (Alate Partners)

3/17/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Courtney Cooper, Principal, Alate Partners, joins REALPAC's Brooks Barnett, Director, Government Relations & Policy, to discuss Proptech in Canada, the establishment of the Proptech Collective, and the future of the industry in Canada.

Duration:00:17:44

REALtalk – with Toni Rossi (Infrastructure Ontario)

3/5/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Toni Rossi, President, Real Estate Division at Infrastructure Ontario, joins REALPAC's CEO Michael Brooks and COO Carolyn Lane, to talk about choosing a career in real estate, being a woman in commercial real estate, professionalizing government real estate, and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

Duration:00:17:50

REALtalk – with Michael Turner (Oxford Properties Group)

2/17/2021
On this episode of REALtalk, Michael Turner, President of Oxford Properties Group, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to talk about leading a global organization, corporate culture and management style, and COVID acceleration and reversal.

Duration:00:19:16

REALtalk – with Michael Masse & Rennie Kissoonsingh (GDI)

2/2/2021
In this episode, GDI's Michael Masse (CEO) and Rennie Kissoonsingh (Director Safety Environment and Quality) join REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to talk about maintenance and facility services and the management of COVID-19 in buildings today.

Duration:00:16:27

REALtalk – with Geoff Smith & Kieran Hawe (EllisDon)

12/18/2020
In this episode, EllisDon CEO Geoff Smith and COO Kieran Hawe talk about the current challenges in and the evolution of the construction industry in Canada. People, technology, sustainability, and managing the business in a difficult environment are all discussed.

Duration:00:20:33

REALtalk – with Teresa Neto (Granite REIT)

12/2/2020
In this episode, Teresa Neto, CFO, Granite REIT, spoke to REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks about her background in the real estate industry, motivations for career growth, the importance of office culture, and advice for women newly entering the commercial real estate market.

Duration:00:13:08

REALtalk – with Ed Sonshine (RioCan REIT)

11/25/2020
In this episode, Ed Sonshine, Founder & CEO, RioCan REIT, reflects on 30 years of strategy and adaptation at RioCan. Ed discussed the past, the present and future, from the great 1990-1995 recession to today's pandemic, and all the changes in strategy along the way.

Duration:00:22:49

REALtalk – with John Baird (former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs)

11/19/2020
In this episode, we speak with John Baird, Senior Business Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP, and former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, on the recent U.S. Presidential Elections, the Trump phenomenon, Canada's response to COVID-19, and global opportunities for Canada and Canadians.

Duration:00:21:54

REALtalk – with Jeff Hauswirth (Ferguson Partners)

11/4/2020
In this episode, we speak with Jeff Hauswirth, Vice Chairman, Ferguson Partners, about the field of executive search, the importance of the decision making process, forces at play influencing leadership, skills required by existing leaders, and what emerging leaders should be doing to equip themselves with these skills.

Duration:00:19:40