REALtalk - Conversations with Commercial Real Estate Leaders

REALtalk - Conversations with Commercial Real Estate Leaders


Latest Episodes

Environmental, Health and Safety Solutions – with Hugh Molyneux and Carl Paulse (Refined Data)
April 07, 2021

On this episode of REALtalk, REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks sits down with Refined Data's Hugh Molyneux and Carl Paulse to talk about environmental, health and safety (EHS) solutions for the real estate sector,

Proptech in Canada – with Courtney Cooper (Alate Partners)
March 17, 2021

On this episode of REALtalk, Courtney Cooper, Principal, Alate Partners, joins REALPAC's Brooks Barnett, Director, Government Relations & Policy, to discuss Proptech in Canada, the establishment of the Proptech Collective,

REALtalk – with Toni Rossi (Infrastructure Ontario)
March 05, 2021

On this episode of REALtalk, Toni Rossi, President, Real Estate Division at Infrastructure Ontario, joins REALPAC's CEO Michael Brooks and COO Carolyn Lane, to talk about choosing a career in real estate, being a woman in commercial real estate,

REALtalk – with Michael Turner (Oxford Properties Group)
February 17, 2021

On this episode of REALtalk, Michael Turner, President of Oxford Properties Group, joins REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to talk about leading a global organization, corporate culture and management style, and COVID acceleration and reversal.

REALtalk – with Michael Masse & Rennie Kissoonsingh (GDI)
February 02, 2021

In this episode, GDI's Michael Masse (CEO) and Rennie Kissoonsingh (Director Safety Environment and Quality) join REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks to talk about maintenance and facility services and the management of COVID-19 in buildings today. 

REALtalk – with Geoff Smith & Kieran Hawe (EllisDon)
December 18, 2020

In this episode, EllisDon CEO Geoff Smith and COO Kieran Hawe talk about the current challenges in and the evolution of the construction industry in Canada. People, technology, sustainability, and managing the business in a difficult environment are al...

REALtalk – with Teresa Neto (Granite REIT)
December 02, 2020

In this episode, Teresa Neto, CFO, Granite REIT, spoke to REALPAC CEO Michael Brooks about her background in the real estate industry, motivations for career growth, the importance of office culture, and advice for women newly entering the commercial r...

REALtalk – with Ed Sonshine (RioCan REIT)
November 25, 2020

In this episode, Ed Sonshine, Founder & CEO, RioCan REIT, reflects on 30 years of strategy and adaptation at RioCan. Ed discussed the past, the present and future, from the great 1990-1995 recession to today's pandemic,

REALtalk – with John Baird (former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs)
November 19, 2020

In this episode, we speak with John Baird, Senior Business Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP, and former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, on the recent U.S. Presidential Elections, the Trump phenomenon, Canada's response to COVID-19,

REALtalk – with Jeff Hauswirth (Ferguson Partners)
November 04, 2020

In this episode, we speak with Jeff Hauswirth, Vice Chairman, Ferguson Partners, about the field of executive search, the importance of the decision making process, forces at play influencing leadership, skills required by existing leaders,