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



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.


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



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.


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



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.


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



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.


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



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.


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



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.


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



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.