The Real Deal New York

Sharif El-Gamal and Michael Stern to take on Toronto

NYC developers join top US and Canadian real estate pros at international event
March 03, 2016 04:02PM


From left: Sharif El-Gamal and Michael Stern (Credit: STUDIO SCRIVO)

Two of New York City’s most talked-about developers will head to Toronto’s Sony Centre for The Real Deal‘s Real Estate Showcase and Forum on March 30.

JDS Development Group CEO Michael Stern and Soho Properties’ Sharif El-Gamal are signing on to an all-star lineup of panelists, who will discuss the hottest real estate trends and opportunities in key investment markets.

El-Gamal's 45 Park Place and the JDS-developed 111 West 57th

El-Gamal’s 45 Park Place and the JDS-developed 111 West 57th Street

The two powerhouse builders will join Mark McLean of the Toronto Real Estate Board, Phil Soper of Canadian mega brokerage Royal LePage, Gil Dezer of Dezer Development, Carlos Rosso of Related Group, Jay Parker of Douglas Elliman, and Dev Motwani of Merrimac Ventures. Along with thought-provoking panels, the event will bring together 3,000 of Canada’s top residential and commercial real estate players for a day of networking, and the exclusive opportunity preview more than 30 U.S. developments.

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