Mixed-Use Real Estate Development

Mixed-Use Real Estate

Developing residential and commercial real estate under one roof

The downtowns of Canada's largest cities include many dynamic mixed-use real estate development projects. Technological advances, traffic congestion, and environmental concerns are some of the many factors that are driving an explosion in mixed-use real estate planning and development. Delivered in partnership with the Real Estate Development Institute (REDI), Canada’s leader in Real Estate Development education, this course will examine the development process that incorporates complimentary residential, commercial, civic and business uses into a single parcel and development regulations. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the development process from start to finish using Calgary as a case example. Facilitated by industry experts, their local perspective on real estate development will provide learners with a realistic and practical understanding of the complexities of real estate development in Calgary and beyond.

Schedule: TBD
Program delivery: In-Person
Commitment: 18 hours
Investment: $589

Grant funding: This program could be eligible for grant funding that can cover up to 2/3 of the program costs. An Executive Education team member can help you bundle courses to meet the minimum hours needed for eligibility. For more information: execed@haskayne.ucalgary.ca.

Participants come from a variety of fields including real estate development, banking, government, architecture, planning and engineering. The program is aimed for those who aspire to work in field of real estate development, expand understanding of the development process, and benefit from local expertise, perspectives and gain hands-on experience.

Participants who attend this course will learn to:

  •  Identify advantages and disadvantages of mixed use,
  •  Use the specific criteria for site selection feasibility,
  •  Discuss important factors for leasing and sales
  •  Describe the basic principles of mixed-use development for a Transit Oriented Development
  • Recognize the municipal approval advantages of mixed-use

Ken Toews is responsible for development and construction of major real estate projects, overseeing all elements of the real estate development process. He has extensive expertise in residential, retail, office, hotel, land, and mixed-use development with over thirty years of experience in the real estate industry. He has worked on various high-profile development and re-development projects throughout Calgary including three high-rise mixed-use projects. With his passion for increased vibrancy in Cities cores he has completed 3 office to residential conversions and is working on 3 more in Calgary and Edmonton.  He is a Director of Attainable Homes Calgary and Chair of the Calgary Economic Development Place Committee. Toews has taught Mixed - Use Development at U of C for ten years and is passionate about urban intensification and urban design.