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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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In this episode, we speak with Neal Bach, President, Energy Profiles Limited (EPL), about state of best practice across ESG targets pre COVID-19, the impact of the pandemic on operations and buildings in all asset classes, and the future of water management.
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In this episode, we speak with Casey Witkowicz, President & CEO, RYCOM. Casey shared his thoughts around state-of-the-art smart building technology, how the pandemic has changed the priorities of building owners in terms of technological adaptation and operational changes, and the way forward in the evolution of smart building technology.
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In this episode, we speak with Francine Moore, President, Homestead Land Holdings Limited. Francine shared her insights about the multifamily asset class’ response to COVID-19, challenges facing the sector today, strengths and areas of improvement, and a needed collaboration between the private and public sectors.
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