Our Spaces, Our Places: Buying, Leasing & Sharing Space

Event Details

Date & Time November 8, 2010, 11:30am – November 9, 2010, 6:30pm
Location Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown
1128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 4R5
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Website http://www.socialpurposerealestate.net/

On your own?  Moving in together?  What do you need to know about buying buildings and sharing spaces?  Join a diverse gathering of not-for-profits, funders, investors, government and real estate professionals working together to find solutions that provide quality, secure, mission-enhancing workspace for community organizations.

Sessions include:  

  • Real Estate Planning Fundamentals: Learn about the planning process for acquiring and developing a facility
  • Financing your Project: Explore financing options and what you need to prepare for and to access financing
  • Readiness for Co-Location: Top 10 strategic questions to consider
  • Finding Partners and Building Intentional Communities:  How to identify the right partners and tenants for co-location
  • Sharing Programming and Services...or not:  The benefits and challenges of shared services    
  • A dynamic ‘Investors Forum’ where investors, funders and experienced not-for-profit leaders assess and advise on actual projects currently underway.

Who should come?

  • Not-for-profits who want to acquire and control their facilities or co-locate and share services with other not-for-profits
  • Foundations, philanthropists, and government funders interested in generating not-for-profit equity with real estate grants or loans and learning about innovative land use partnerships underway in Vancouver, Denver, Calgary, and Toronto
  • Lenders and real estate professionals interested in a potential new customer segment and the value gained by partnering in not-for-profit real estate ventures.

Presenting Organizations

Our goal is to build community assets through unique partnerships and investments that create a blend of real social, environmental and financial returns.
Central City Foundation    
The Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia
City of Vancouver
Tides Canada

Presented in Partnership with: The Nonprofit Centers Network  


Cost: $249/registration or $199/early bird registration
Find more information and registration details online at: http://www.socialpurposerealestate.net/

See you at the Conference!