CCI BC is Proud to Present Dealing with an Aging Building
with Bleay Both Uppal, The Ali Group, The MBC Group and Crowe MacKay
Is your building showing signs of aging? This exclusive panel session will discuss preventative measures your strata can take to protect and improve the longevity of your building, and address when it is time to consider a strata windup. Topics will include how to identify and manage major deficiencies, discuss real life examples that highlight the challenges of dealing with an aging building, and provide an overview of the strata wind up process.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
- Date: Thursday, February 8, 2024
- Time: 6:00 PM – 7:o0 PM
- Location: Zoom (note Zoom link will be emailed to you closer to the event date. )
- Member Fee: Free
- Non-Member Fee: Free
Meet Your Speakers
As a former partner of one of Canada’s premier law firms, Michael diligently represented clients for over 15 years. Fueled by a passion for real estate, Michael co-founded The Ali Group Commercial, one of eXp Realty’s first commercial groups in Western Canada. eXp Realty is now one of the fastest-growing real estate brokerages in the world, with nearly 88,000 agents in 24 countries. The Ali Group’s success includes more than 1,200 transactions and $2 Billion in sales volume.
Kathrine Uppal, Bleay Both Uppal LLP
Kathrine Uppal, a founding partner of Bleay Both Uppal LLP, provides legal advice in all matters related to strata law. Kathrine often acts for clients at the British Columbia Supreme Court, the Provincial Court, the Civil Resolution Tribunal and other administrative tribunals. Kathrine’s experience includes providing legal advice to individuals, strata organizations, property management firms, local companies and national organizations in a variety of contexts, including real estate, bankruptcy and insolvency, and collections matters. Kathrine is a regular contributor to legal education and provides education seminars for strata management brokerages, through the Professional Association of Managing Agents, and Buildex.
Derek Lai, Partner, Incorporated, Senior Vice President, Crowe MacKay & Company Ltd.
Derek practices in the area of both consumer and corporate insolvency and restructuring, and strives to offer service that is responsive, honest, and creative. His commercial insolvency experience includes private and court appointed receiverships, bankruptcies, and CCAAs. In addition, he has assisted financial institutions and debtors in conducting corporate financial, operational, and viability assessments. Derek has been involved in a number of insolvency engagements in a variety of industries and has also been called upon to assist in a range of forensic accounting and litigation support matters relating to fraud, misappropriation of funds, and matrimonial disputes. Further, Derek has acted as a court appointed liquidator in several successful strata windups in the lower mainland
Kristjan Kristjansson, Senior Director of Appraisal Services
Kristjan is responsible for overseeing all construction and claims management efforts, including project management, pre-loss appraisal and advisory services, cost consultancy, site inspections, dispute resolutions in insurance and appraisals. Kristjan has been involved in numerous major loss assignments throughout Canada, including the Slave Lake wildfires of 2011, the Calgary floods of 2013, the Fort McMurray wildfires of 2016, and the most recent flooding and hailstorms of 2020, the BC Widespread Fire Season of 2021, and the Merritt, Princeton, Fraser Valley/Lower Mainland Major Flooding of 2021. Since early 2022, Kristjan has been involved in every major catastrophe in Canada as part of MBC Group’s national relationships with all of the major insurers in Canada
An elite Residential/Commercial Real Estate Specialist in Greater Vancouver, excels in high-value property transactions. With over 16 years in the industry and ranking in the top 1% of Realtors, his expertise offers unmatched value to commercial and residential clients, ensuring successful and strategic real estate outcomes. Renowned for his professionalism and commitment to excellence, Imran is the ideal partner for clients seeking superior guidance and successful outcomes in their real estate investments.