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Join UDI's experienced faculty members for an intense two-day course with small-group classroom exercises based on real life scenarios.
You will leave with a solid understanding of the development process – starting with acquisitions, and ending with construction – and meet many new industry colleagues.
This course is limited to just 54 coveted spots. Register early to secure your seat and learn from the best in the industry.
Please join us for this session from the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
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Featured Faculty Speakers:
1) ACQUISITION: Adam Perry – Vice President, Land Acquisition - MOSAIC
Adam Perry is the Vice President of Land Acquisitions at MOSAIC. Joining MOSAIC originally as a financial analyst in 2011, Adam has experience in raising capital for MOSAIC’s in house investment funds, as well as in-depth knowledge of debt, equity, and project finance. Prior to joining MOSAIC he worked for the Province of BC for four years planning and preparing for disposition of surplus properties.
Adam grew up in Ontario where he received degrees in Economics and Urban Planning from Queen’s University. Since 2007, Adam has lived in Vancouver. He is a proud dad to 3 kids under 5 and 1 loveable golden-doodle.
2) FINANCE: Ryan Jagger – Senior Director, Real Estate Finance - Anthem Properties Group Ltd.
Ryan is Anthem’s Senior Director of Real Estate Finance. In his former life, he worked at a mortgage brokerage for 14 years in BC and Alberta. Lucky for Anthem, Ryan is passionate about numbers. He works closely not only with Finance, but also all of our Teams to understand each and every capital need.
Born and raised in Vancouver, for better or (usually) for worse, he’s a lifelong Canucks fan.
3) APPROVALS: Blaire Chisholm – Chief Operating Officer - Pooni Group
Blaire manages many of the firm's most complex projects, specializing in sustainability and project management. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, her experience included working with environmental non-governmental organizations, research and policy consultancies, and architectural and planning firms across Canada. Blaire holds a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Resource Management from the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.
4) SALES & MARKETING: Suzana Goncalves – EVP, Sales & Marketing; Partner - MLA Canada
Suzana Goncalves is a Partner and Chief Advisory Officer at MLA Canada (McNeill Lalonde and Associates), the newly formed company from the merger of MAC Marketing Solutions and BLVD Marketing Group. MLA Canada specializes in multi-family residential new construction and provides advisory, market intelligence, sales, marketing, customer care and lease-up services to some of Western Canada's top developers. Her 16-year career includes a focus in marketing working on projects in every product type from single-family up to master-planned communities in Alberta and BC. Prior to the merger Suzana was VP of Marketing for MAC Marketing Solutions winning several awards for marketing excellence for various projects and playing an instrumental role in the company's growth and reputation for client focused results. Suzana is also a committee member of Women of UDI.
5) CONSTRUCTION: Mike Maierle – ETRO Construction
Mike Maierle is the Founder and Principal of ETRO Construction - one of the fastest growing construction companies in Canada. ETRO’s goal is to deliver exceptional projects in an ever-changing construction market; where technology, a new generation of construction professionals, and a desire to do things differently forever innovate the way we build.
Getting his start as a Project Manager at Ledcor, Mike was mentored by some of the finest in the construction industry and given the opportunity to lead the pre-construction and construction on several international large-scale, landmark projects totaling upwards of $1 Billion. After nearly 15 years at Ledcor, and in pursuit of a dream to change the construction industry, Mike left his very promising career to found ETRO in 2015.
As the Principal of ETRO, Mike oversees the entire business, with a focus on business development, relationship building, pre-construction, and ensuring ETRO delivers exceptional projects every time.
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