Hitting it out of the (Development) park – Issues for emerging real estate players

On Thursday, January 23, 2020 Abrahams LLP and Zeifmans hosted, Hitting it out of the (Development) park – Issues for emerging real estate players, at the Hart House, University of Toronto Campus, located in downtown Toronto. Over the course of the evening, we explored key skills, best practices tips and top trends for real estate developers and investors, who are looking to become the next big industry player.

Through 3 fireside chat panels, we examined:

Fireside Chat 1: Getting Started – What you need to know to develop your real estate business


Sam McDadi, Moderator, Owner of Sam McDadi Real Estate Inc.

Ahmad Aslam, Panelist, Partner at Zeifmans LLP

Mujir Muneeruddin, Panelist, Partner at Abrahams LLP

Michael Carragher, Panelist, Vice President, Mortgage Investments at Firm Capital Corporation

Mehreen Javaid, Panelist, CEO of Red Leaf Group Inc.

Fireside Chat 2: Next Steps – Construction, Building and Growing


Jeremiah Shamess, Moderator, Vice President, Private Capital Investment Group at Colliers International Group

Garth Dingwall, Panelist, Partner at Abrahams LLP

Jamie Grossman, Panelist, Managing Principal of Cresa

Tom Krcmar, Panelist, Principal and Managing Director of Krcmar Surveyors Ltd.

Uzzo Calderaro, Panelist, CEO and Founder of Scaf-Tech Inc.

Fireside Chat 3: Looking forward being a development major player


Benjamin J. Shinewald, Moderator, President and CEO of BOMA Canada

Casey Gallagher, Panelist, Executive Vice President at CBRE Limited

Ben Wong, Panelist, COO & General Counsel at LiVante Developments

Michael Uster, Panelist, Senior Vice President at Liberty Development Corporation

Daniel Marinovic, Chief Development Office at Dream Unlimited

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