Toronto Under Construction is a residential real estate podcast hosted by Bullpen Consulting’s Ben Myers and co-hosted by Cameron Stephens’ Steve Cameron. This monthly podcast dives into the nitty-gritty of Toronto real estate. No topic is off limits as they discuss the important issues around development, with a specific focus on housing policy and economics.
Bill Gairdner is the Founder and President of Gairloch Developments where he oversees all business segments, while implementing the strategic vision for the company. With more than 13 years of experience in real estate development, Bill has played an invaluable role in the successful execution of more than 10 GTA projects, developing strategic relationships with consultants, community stakeholders, city staff, financial institutions, investors and land owners.Listen Now
In this episode, Steve Cameron and Ben Myers speak with Naram Mansour, President of Carlyle Communities. Naram discusses how he got started in the industry, shares details on the construction of some of his projects & heritage sites (hello Peter & Richmond), touches on how he thinks COVID will change the way we build communities and shares some details on his lectures at the Schulich School of Business - York University.Listen Now
As first generation builders with no portfolio handed down to them, Tariq and his brother Saud, started their development company at the young age of 24 and 25 with big goals and ambitions of doing development. Starting small with income properties, they began to build their development building with a townhouse community in Burlington. Today, they are a major player in the Burlington development space, and making moves into other markets across the GTA. The firm focuses on high-rise, low-rise, and mixed-use developments. We are excited to welcome Tariq Adi to the Toronto Under Construction podcast.Listen Now
On this episode of Toronto Under Construction we welcome Dana Senagama. Dana is CMHC’s Principal Market Analyst responsible for the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to joining CMHC, Dana worked at the International Monetary Fund and the Corporate Head Office of the Hudson's Bay Company. Dana has a MA in economics from the University of Sussex and a BA Honours in economics from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. Dana joins the podcast to discuss CMHC’s Housing Market Outlook, a special Summer 2020 report that focuses on Canada’s major real estate markets and how they’ve been (and will be) affected by #COVID19.Listen Now