June 21, 2018, 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by Deloitte
Our panel of experts will speak to prevailing issues and trends impacting residential and commercial real estate in the Lower Mainland, including:
11:45am - Open for Registration and Networking
11:45am – 2:00pm – Luncheon and Panel discussion
Spanish Ballroom, 2nd Floor
801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC
Byron Chard spent the early part of his career working as a certified Chartered Accountant first with one of the Big Six in both Canada and the United States and later with a major Vancouver-based commercial and residential development company. He joined Chard Development in 2014 and has been an instrumental part of the company’s significant growth ever since. Byron is highly engaged with the day to day operations of Chard and is accountable for strategic direction including acquisitions, product mix, and sourcing debt and capital partners.
Tim Grant, PCI Developments
Tim is a member of PCI’s Executive Team and partner. He is responsible for its development and asset management programs. Tim is currently a Director with Catalyst Community Developments Society and a past director for the Urban Development Institute’s (UDI) U40 Committee. A sports enthusiast and former professional baseball player, Tim enjoys coaching, golf, skiing, snowboarding, and tennis. Tim is a CPA; CA; he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics focused in Finance from Dartmouth College (USA).
Doug Purdie is a partner in the Audit practice of Deloitte LLP in Vancouver practicing as part of Deloitte Private where he specializes in working with private entities and is the interim leader of the firm's BC Real Estate Group. He has over 26 years of extensive experience focused on businesses engaged in the real estate industry in Canada, the United States and China. His clients have included both private and institutional investors, owners and developers, general contractors, and managers of commercial, industrial and retail real estate including hotels, shopping centres, office buildings, mixed use projects, and residential condominiums. Doug is an effective sounding board and advisor to owners, directors and management of private and family companies and integrates practical business advice with providing clients a full range of audit, accounting and tax services designed to increase their long-term success and meet the needs of diversified stakeholder interests. His work in this area includes identifying and resolving complex accounting and financial reporting matters, raising capital, corporate restructurings, due diligence requirements, and corporate governance matters. He is an active member of the Urban Development Institute (Pacific Region), a director of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BC Division) (2008 – current), and a director of the Hong Kong Canada Business Association (2016 – current).