Virtual Meeting: Three Brokers and An Assessor
November 24, 2022, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
In both 2020 and 2021, REIBC welcomed three industry brokers who provided a snapshot as to where the retail leasing, office and industrial markets were and what to expect moving forward.
Needless to say, we are in a very different environment today.
Please join us on November 24th at 4pm to 6pm for a follow-up session as the experts dive into where we are now.
- Retail Expert: Raman Byanzadeh, Royal Lepage Commercial
- Office Expert: Perry Gorgounis, CBRE
- Industrial Expert: Eugen Klein, RI, Klein Group of Companies
- Assessment Expert: Joanna Dlin, RI BC Assessment
The presentations will take place beginning at 4 and then we will have ½ hour of networking. Join us for this opportunity to network with colleagues and peers.
Raman has a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and a Diploma in Business Administration. As such, his approach to the marketing and disposition of land, retail investment & leasing combines in-depth product knowledge, rigorous financial analysis, close tracking of mortgage markets, firm negotiation skills and an extensive network.
In the last 14 years, Raman has assisted numerous retailers, investors, and developers in the areas of financial and investment analysis, market analysis, and user decision analysis with focus on the application of decision-making skills such as comparative lease analysis, lease vs. purchase analysis, lease buy out analysis, and sale-lease back analysis.
In addition to earning his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, Raman is very well-connected professionally. He is the Past President of CCIM Western Canada, and is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC), and the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses.
Raman and his wife live with their two sons on the North Shore. They also own and operate an independent retail pharmacy and medical clinic and are very active members of both the North Shore and Iranian communities.
Perry specializes in occupier representation working with tenant groups, owner users and investors predominantly in commercial properties. His primary focus is to provide valuable market intelligence for his clients making evidence based decisions for any changes required in their businesses.
In addition to many years as an owner and broker of commercial real estate, he also has over 11 years as an owner and co-managing partner of a leading commercial interiors supply firm. This provided him with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges companies are facing as they grow or contract and the value of workplace strategies required to attract and keep high value talent. His experience building a successful business along with his expertise in real estate provides his clients with a solid base to relate with challenges they are facing daily with their business.
In addition to managing his company and representing his real estate clients, Perry has served on volunteer boards that build and enrich the business community as well as the community where he lives, raising funds for non-profit organizations, membership drives, run and execute local community special events as well as coach youth baseball for 11 years. Perry believes the best way to make our city great is to simply start by giving back where you live and where you work.
Eugen Klein is an industry leader in marketing commercial and investment projects, representing sellers and buyers in local, national, and international capital markets. He has over 25 years of experience in real estate investment and property management. Klein Group Royal LePage Commercial was recognized as the top commercial real estate brokerage in 2021 for Royal LePage Canada out of 18,000 agents and is consistently recognized in the top 100 national brokerages for the brand. Eugen has successfully completed over $2.5B in sales and leasing since 2015.
In addition to his real estate practice, Eugen serves on a number of private for-profit, not-for-profit and statutory government boards. He has served on each level of organized real estate: regional, provincial and national. Serving as President of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) in 2012/2013, he acted as Chair of the Board and media spokesperson for over 11,800 REALTORS®. Eugen serves as director for the Arts Club Theatre, Arts Club Foundation and is currently the Chair of the Land Title Survey Authority of British Columbia. In addition to his professional designations, including RI and CCIM, he also holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Eugen was recognized with the "Top 40 Under 40" award by Business in Vancouver in 2013. He was the recipient of the Bentall Kennedy Literary Award in 2011.
Joanna’s real estate career began in 2008 during university, when she worked part-time for a local real estate company, assisting with feasibility consulting for development sites. After graduating, Joanna worked in residential lending but soon began to miss the analysis and valuation aspects of commercial real estate work. In 2010, Joanna started working as an appraiser at BC Assessment, where she held various positions and worked with a range of real estate portfolios since. In September, she was promoted to the role of Deputy Assessor within the Specialized ICI management group. She now manages the Greater Vancouver general commercial and development land teams, as she slowly steps back from her former role as an assessment appeals case manager.
Joanna was acclaimed to the REIBC’s Board of Governors, with her duties having begun July 1st, and has been an RI designated member since 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Post Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation, both from the University of British Columbia.
Registration will close on November 23rd at 4:00 p.m.
REIBC acknowledges the support of the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia