V.I.A. sister publication Business In Vancouver is hosting one of their BIV Talks on “Surviving the Slump in Real Estate” this week.
An expert panel will guide an informative discussion this Tuesday, March 26 at the Vancity Theatre on Seymour Street. The panelists will guide the audience to opportunities in the housing market, and also what to avoid. Further, they will underscore how your investment plan can make the most of the challenging times.
Cynthia Jagger, Principal, Goodman, will be one of the panelists. As an appraiser, she’s consulted and analyzed tens of billions of dollars’ worth of commercial real estate in B.C. and hundreds of rental apartment buildings.
W. Scott Brown, President & CEO, Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing, will be another panelist. He directly oversees the growth and success of the project marketing, sales, and operations teams responsible for delivering sales success and developer partner satisfaction and has 30 years of experience.
James Lang, Associate Vice President, Colliers International, will be another panelist. He’s been with Colliers since 2010 and worked with the Investment Team on large land and investment transactions, representing over $2.5 billion in transaction value.
The final panelist, Carla Guerrera, Founder & CEO, Purpose Driven Development, Planning & Strategy, has delivered over $900m of complex, mixed-use real estate development across Canada’s top markets over the past 19 years.
Kirk LaPointe, Editor-in-Chief, Business in Vancouver & Vice-President, will moderate the discussion. Kirk has led Canadian broadcast, print and media organizations for more than three decades, holding the senior editorial roles at CTV News, Southam News and The Hamilton Spectator.