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November 2015 Luncheon - Commercial Real Estate Panel with Guest Speakers from Colliers, CBRE and Avison Young

  • 17 Nov 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Terminal City Club 837 West Hastings Street Vancouver BC
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  • Members of MIABC
  • "Phoenix Group, REIBC, UDI, MBABC"
  • For members of the public wishing to attend this event.
  • As a luncheon sponsor you will receive the following recognition:
    • Recognition at the event by a member of the MIABC Board
    • Opportunity to introduce or thank the guest speaker at the luncheon and talk briefly about your company
    • Promotion of your organization on the MIABC website event page
    • Promotion of your organization on the MIABC event communications to its members
    (Includes HST)

Registration is closed
Commercial Real Estate Panel with Guest Speakers from Colliers, CBRE and Avison Young       

Kirk Kuester representing Colliers.

Kirk is Executive Managing Director of Colliers's Vancouver Brokerage operations and has been active in the Western Canadian real estate market since 1983. After 5 years in Calgary, Kirk relocated to Vancouver and joined Colliers in 1988. Kirk spent 14 years as a leading professional in the Capital Markets area where he was a market leader in the real estate debt and equity markets. In 2002, Kirk accepted the Managing Director role and assumed responsibility for the Vancouver office of Colliers.

Kirk is also Executive Sponsor of Colliers National Investment Services which is a group of senior Investment professionals that are focused primarily on Candian Institutional investors and large national or regional private capital investors.

Kirk is market facing and has developed extensive relationships throughout the community and real estate market. Kirk is committed to developing and maintaining a platform in Vancouver that ensures its professionals are able to offer all clients strategic, superior, meaningful and lastly, memorable service experiences.

Norm Taylor representing CBRE.

Norm Taylor is the Executive Vice President & Managing Director of CBRE’s Vancouver brokerage operation, which is consistently ranked amongst the top producing CBRE operations in North America. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm’s real estate operations throughout the Greater Vancouver Area and across British Columbia (B.C.). Business lines within his purview include Brokerage, Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance and Project Management. Mr. Taylor is a member of CBRE’s Canadian Management Team.

Mr. Taylor has been an esteemed member of the Vancouver real estate community for nearly two decades. He started his brokerage career at CBRE and specialized in office leasing and sales. Mr. Taylor went on to make significant contributions within the Vancouver real estate industry. He has an impressive track record and wide ranging experience across all asset classes. Mr. Taylor’s industry knowledge, relationships and experience add value and focus to CBRE’s business service lines in B.C.

Bal Atwal representing Avision Young.

Bal Atwal specializes in the sale and acquisition of investment properties and development sites in British Columbia, with a primary focus along major commercial corridors in Metro Vancouver. Prior to joining Avison Young in 2008, Bal was a commercial mortgage investment analyst with Sun Life Financial, where he acquired a strong background in real estate valuation. His analytical background, creativity and dedication to his clients have enabled him to successfully negotiate a wide range of complex and significant transactions.

John Lynch as our MIABC Moderator from CMHC. 


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11:45 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Guest Speaker

Cost: $60.00 inc HST - MIABC Member
$80.00 inc HST - Non MIABC Member

(no shows will be charged)
Please ensure you register online by the Friday before the event date.

Note: No receipts will be issued. Please Print a copy of your registration page or notice. If you are paying by cheque (group of 5+ only) please make it payable to The Mortgage Investment Association of B.C. and present it to the event registration desk, when checking-in for the event.No cash payments at the door. 


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The Marine Building 

Vancouver, BC

V6C 2G8


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