Nearly 300 students, alumni, and industry professionals attended Schulich’s 9th annual Real Estate and Infrastructure Perspectives Lecture at Toronto’s King Edward Hotel on October 23. The highly successful event was presented by the Schulich Program in Real Estate and Infrastructure, and the Schulich Real Property Alumni Association (SRPAA).
Keynote speaker Edward Sonshine, LLB ’70, Chief Executive Officer at RioCan REIT, walked down memory lane, addressing both the “rainy days and sunny ones” that have come with running Canada’s largest Real Estate Investment Trust. Sonshine, who was introduced by Jay Hennick, BA ’78, Hon LLD ’11, Founder and CEO of FirstService Corporation, attributed RioCan’s success to the “strategic choices” the company has made, and in his candid address advised Schulich students and alumni to “work hard, be patient, aspire and strive to be the best.” Sonshine is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council. Continue reading here. . .