In this special fireside chat session, Laetitia Pacaud, COO & CFO at Epic Investment Services interviews Jon Love, CM, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of KingSett Capital, a leading Canadian private equity real estate investment firm with $15.4 billion of assets under management. An icon of the Canadian real estate industry, Jon Love reflects on the profound impact of the pandemic on real estate markets in Canada, covering major property asset classes, and explains how the crises has shaped his leadership strategy. The conversation focuses on fundamental changes spurred by the pandemic, how investors adjust their portfolio strategies and underwrite assets, as well as on capital flows, valuations and asset pricing discrepancies creating risks and opportunities for investors. Concluding, Jon Love reflects on emerging investment opportunities in Canada and shares words of wisdom for aspiring real estate professionals.
Ms. Granatstein will discuss how she build the private program at Canada Post to a $2 billion private equity and infrastructure program. On a go forward basis, she will discuss what she is looking for in terms of future investments and any concerns she has with the current market.
Financing a mega project like The ONE, where would developers find their cheapest source of capital since the credit crisis? · What trends do you currently observe in construction financing, and what opportunities do you see for non-bank lenders? · More private capital is available today for real estate investment than ever before. How keen are developers to access such liquidity at various stages of development? Is there room for partnership with private equity groups? · As a mixed-use project with undoubtedly prime location, it would be safe to assume The ONE is highly attractive to retail real estate investors. · How did this fact play out with project financing? · Tell us about your exit strategy… Pre-sale of residential units? Sale of retail space? What metrics do you use to make sure you will be in the green zone? · Key risk areas in large residential and commercial development projects · Profitability/success as a commercial project, and how do you plan to manage such risks? · Trends in high-rise development in Canada · Design and architectural challenges of building tall buildings · From vision to reality: navigating government approvals
Presentation by Derek Lobo on apartment market dynamics, reflecting on the 40 most expensive apartment transactions, cap rates across Canada, construction opportunities nationwide as well as mixed use properties, followed by discussion with Evan Kirsh on multifamily portfolio strategies, dealflow, emerging market risks and opportunities.
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