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Victoria Luncheon: Building Construction Market Update

April 10, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Panelists: 
Greg Baynton, Vancouver Island Construction Association 
Wilf Scheuer, Pro-Starr Mechanical 
Carol Frketich, CMHC BC Market Analysis Centre

Moderator: 
Andrew Pape-Salmon P.Eng., MRM, RDH Building Engineering Ltd. 

About the Presenters:

    • Greg Baynton is the CEO of the Vancouver Island Construction Association, representing 500 members of the construction community on Vancouver Island.
    • Wilf Scheuer is the founder and president of Pro Star Mechanical Technologies Ltd which has been in operation on Vancouver Island for over 25 years. Wilf has been a long term member of ASHRAE, past VP of the Mechanical Contractors Association and holds multiple mechanical trade certifications.
    • Carol Frketich is CMHC’s spokesperson on the B.C. economy, providing commentary on labour market and economic trends and their impact on housing markets across the province. Carol is a member of the Association of Professional Economists of British Columbia.
    • Andrew Pape-Salmon is a Senior Energy Specialist with RDH Building Engineering Ltd. with expertise in energy efficiency and greenhouse gas management for buildings and communities, including engineering, economics, and government policy. He is a Director with BCBEC and the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance.

 

About the Topic:

What is driving investment in construction for new and existing buildings on Vancouver Island? This includes equipment and space upgrades, existing building renewals, re-development and new construction. Four perspectives will be provided – equipment supplier, construction industry representative, government and building envelope professionals. Specific market drivers will be highlighted, including macro-economic factors, business practices in the new economy, the changing face of construction, codes and standards and other regulations and investment by the private and public sectors. These translate to housing starts, non-residential construction, building stock renewal, equipment replacement, tenant improvements and other activities. Market statistics will be provided, along with commentary on the technical attributes of investment, where applicable.

This panel is being presented as part of the ASHRAE – Vancouver Island 2014 Trade Show :
http://www.ashrae.bc.ca/vi/index.php/tradeshow-2014

 

Seminar Presentation:

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION MARKET UPDATE
Carol Frketich 
CMHC BC Market Analysis Centre
April 2014
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION MARKET UPDATE
Wilf Scheuer 
Pro-Starr Mechanical
April 2014

 

Details

Date:
April 10, 2014
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Venue

Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort
45 Songhees Road
Victoria, BC V9A 6T3 Canada
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