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Vancouver Real Estate Panel

Thu, September 22, 2022
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Thank you for your interest in this event. Registration is now closed. Please check back for a recording of the presentation.

About the Event

On Thursday, September 22, 2022 Nicola Wealth Real Estate presents this anticipated event, bringing together real estate leaders to share their perspectives on the present state of the industry.

To kick off the program, Wealth Advisor – Client Relationship Manager, Ethan Astaneh, will present a macro-economic overview on the factors that are top of mind for investors as they navigate volatility in the investment landscape.

Managing Director, Nicola Wealth Real Estate, Mark Hannah will then host a fireside chat with Liberal party leader, Kevin Falcon, where they will discuss market housing, social housing, pace of development approvals, and how the private sector can help the public sector.

Following their dialogue, we welcome an expert panel on the Canadian real estate market with a focus on Vancouver real estate development. In a moderated discussion, these industry authorities will weigh in on the impact of current and future market trends and major disruptors in the real estate environment, such as rising interest rates, development cost creep and supply chain issues, and approvals and permitting.


Cameron Smith

Vice President, Advisory Services - Client Relationship Manager

Cameron Smith manages Nicola Wealth’s growing Advisory Services team. In this role, Cameron is responsible for building and supporting the team of Wealth Advisors, as well as creating new opportunities for Wealth Advisors to serve their clients.

Prior to joining Nicola Wealth, Cameron was a media personality in Edmonton AB, working on a radio morning show for seven years.  In 2006, he made the career switch to wealth management, starting out as a Client Assistant and working his way up to Regional Vice President. As a naturally curious person, Cameron is always asking questions, allowing him to gain a deep connection with the clients that he works with and to build meaningful client relationships.

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Ethan Astaneh

Wealth Advisor | Client Relationship Manager

Ethan is a Wealth Advisor in the firm’s Vancouver office. He provides strategic advice to high net worth business owners, professionals, and retirees, and offers his clients a wide range of financial services, including; retirement income planning, business succession, and continuation planning, investment management, tax and estate planning, charitable giving, and intergenerational wealth transfer.

Ethan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the UBC Sauder School of Business with a double specialization in Finance and Mathematics. He is also the Treasurer of the Financial Planning Association of Canada and a member of FP Canada and the Family Enterprise Xchange.

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Mark Hannah

Managing Director, Nicola Wealth Real Estate

Mark is responsible for the 3 Real Estate Funds at Nicola Wealth. He started in commercial real estate in 1981 and has over 40 years’ experience in the brokerage industry. In 1994, he helped establish the Vancouver office of Avison Young Commercial Real Estate, an employee-owned company that has now grown significantly to a worldwide commercial brokerage company.

Mark has extensive experience in sales and leasing of commercial real estate and served as the company’s Managing Director of the Vancouver office. This experience has proven invaluable in his current role at Nicola Wealth.

Mark has also served for nine years as a Board of Director for the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation and served on the Executive Committee as well as several capital fundraising campaigns. Mark resides in West Vancouver and is married with four adult children.

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Kevin Falcon

Leader of the Official Opposition, BC Liberal Party

Kevin Falcon was born and raised on the North Shore and he graduated from SFU and the Real Estate Program at UBC. Falcon was elected MLA for Surrey-Cloverdale in 2001, a position he held until 2013. Elected to the Legislature once again, Falcon now serves as the MLA for Vancouver-Quilchena and as the Leader of the Official Opposition.

When he was first elected, Falcon was one of the youngest MLAs to serve in cabinet. In his twelve years at the cabinet table, Falcon held a number of senior Cabinet roles including Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance, Minister of Transportation, Minister of Health and Minister of Deregulation.

After leaving politics, Falcon took on the role as Executive Vice President for Anthem Capital and served on the boards of several non-profits including Canuck Place, Lions Gate Hospital Foundation and the Street-to-home Foundation, an organization working to house the homeless on the Downtown Eastside.

He lives in North Vancouver with wife Jessica and two daughters, Josephine and Rose, and their cats Lucky and Feather.

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Eric Carlson

Core Founder and CEO, Anthem Properties Group

Eric Carlson is the core founder and CEO of Anthem Properties Group, a real estate development, investment and management company that strives, solves and evolves to create better spaces and stronger communities. Founded in 1991, Anthem is a team of 500 people driven by creativity, passion and direct communication. Anthem has invested in, developed or managed – alone or in partnership – more than 310 residential, commercial and retail projects across western North America. Anthem, with its respective financial partners, has a portfolio of current and past projects that includes more than 17,500 homes built, in design or under construction, more than 8.5 million square feet of retail, industrial, residential rental and office space, and 7,400 acres of land across Alberta, British Columbia and California.

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Jon Stovell

President & CEO, Reliance Properties

Jon Stovell has been in the real estate investment and development industry for over 30 years. He works in all areas including acquisitions, finance, civic approvals, construction and marketing, policy development, and industry advocacy.

At Reliance, he has developed a broad base of expertise in portfolio management with an emphasis on urban renewal through restoration and renovation of heritage buildings, affordable housing, together with new strata and rental residential and specialty office and retail projects. The firm has earned awards for its work. Recent or current projects include the Burns Block Micro-Lofts, the 564 Beatty Office, the Janion in Victoria, West Pender Place in Coal Harbour, the 54-storey Burrard Place with Jim Pattison Developments, and the recent purchase of the Arthur Erickson MacMillan-Bloedel building in downtown Vancouver.

In 2013 Reliance was named the most innovative company in BC by “BC Business Magazine” for its Burns Block Micro-Lofts. And in 2014 Jon was named one of Vancouver Magazine’s “Power 50” people.Jon also serves as the Chair for UDI.

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Remco Daal

President, Canadian Real Estate, QuadReal

Remco Daal joined QuadReal as President of Canadian Real Estate in June 2016. He focuses on the company’s domestic operations, including investment, development, and the management operation of the Canadian property portfolio.

He was formerly the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bentall Kennedy in Canada, where he was responsible for overall Canadian financial and operating performance. Previously, he held senior positions with CIBC Development Corporation and a private Toronto-based development company.

Remco holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Master’s of Business Administration from European University. He currently serves on the board of Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities as well as the Faculty Advisory Board of UBC’s Sauder School of Business.

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Shenoor Jadavji

Founder, President, Lotus Capital Corp

Founder of Lotus Capital, Shenoor is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm including capital sourcing and structuring value aligned joint venture investments. She brings over 30 years of experience in real estate transactions totaling more than $3 billion across all real estate classes in major and secondary Canadian markets, as well as select US markets. Since 2012, Lotus has been involved in the acquisition, development, reposition and disposition of 6 million square feet of commercial assets.

Outside of her leadership role at Lotus Capital, Shenoor is an active and committed member of the community and has served on numerous Boards. She is currently serving on the advisory for Nexii Building Solutions inc. and is a trustee on the board of PROREIT serving on its Investment Committee.

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5:00 - 6:00 PM


6:00 - 6:20 PM

Welcome and Economic Overview

6:20 - 6:50 PM

A Conversation with BC Liberal, Kevin Falcon on Housing, Real Estate Challenges & Opportunities

6:55 - 7:45 PM

Panelist Discussion - Facilitated by Mark Hannah

7:45 – 8:00 PM

Panelist Q&A

8:00 – 9:00 PM