Event Starts:
April 03, 2019

7:30 am - 9:30 am

Calgary Petroleum Club, 319 5th Avenue SW

Cost: $70 – Members, $85 – Non Members


NAIOP’s Government Affairs Committee has been advocating on behalf of our members on several significant policy and legislative amendments with the City of Calgary and the Province of Alberta.

On April 3, 2019 join us for breakfast and hear from our panel of experts on the progress made on several current issues of importance to the commercial real estate industry.

Panel Moderator
Eileen Stan, 
Matco Development

Eileen Stan is Vice-President of Development at Matco Development Corp. She is on the Board of Directors and the Urban Development Committee for the Calgary Downtown Association. Eileen holds a BSc and MSc degrees and studied Architecture at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Environmental Design. She is also a member of the Dean’s Circle at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design.

Robert Homersham,
Stikeman Elliott
City Charter Amendment Regulation
Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Established Areas Growth

Robert Homersham is senior counsel whose practice consists of commercial real estate law, with a particular emphasis on land use planning and development. He has appeared numerous times before municipal councils and administration, before subdivision and development appeal boards, and the Court of Appeal to advocate for developer clients. Robert’s practice also includes acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, construction financing, infrastructure financing, condominiums, hotel development (including timeshare and fractional interest ownership structures), and structuring shared ownership arrangements.

Richard Morden, QuadReal
Property Tax Shift

Richard Morden joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Office, Prairies in February 2017. His focus is leading the Prairies’ office team, which manages over 8 million square feet of office real estate in Calgary and Edmonton. Richard has been active in commercial real estate for over 30 years in Toronto, Vancouver, for the last 14 years, Calgary. Previously, Richard worked with Bentall Kennedy and Beutel Goodman Real Estate Group, where he held positions focusing on investment and portfolio management, and supplemented by transactional experience including acquisitions, dispositions, development and financing of commercial real estate totalling over $2.6 billion in value.

Chris Ollenberger, QuantumPlace
The City’s Stormwater Retention and Release Policies
Established Areas Growth and Change Strategy

Chris Ollenberger has managed development and construction projects, media relations and public consultation for a myriad of projects in western Canada, including Three Sisters Mountain Village in Canmore and East Village in Calgary, lending his invaluable strategic expertise.

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