Vancouver Real Estate: The China Effect – Aug 11, 2015. Speaker is Dan Scarrow, VP Macdonald Realty

Vancouver Real Estate: The China Effectrenminbi

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
(Lunch will be served)
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place Way
Cost: $40 for members, $55 for non-members.
Click this link to register (65% sold out as of July 12)
Organized by the CFA Society

A growing debate has been happening in Vancouver around the issue of housing affordability.

On the one hand, some people contend that it is a simple result of supply and demand, with historically low interest rates playing an important role. On the other, some wonder about the importance of foreign buyers, especially those from China.

Dan Scarrow is a VP at Macdonald Realty and the head of the Canadian Real Estate Investment Centre, based in Shanghai, China. He will give us his unique perspective on the real estate market. He will share with us what the facts are, question whether there’s a problem, and discuss some possible solutions.

Speaker Biography

Dan Scarrow
Dan Scarrow, Managing Director of the Canadian Real Estate Investment Centre in Shanghai, is an expert on Canadian real estate. After several years as an award-winning top residential and commercial real estate broker, Dan transitioned to become VP Corporate Strategy at Macdonald Realty, one of Canada’s largest real estate brokerage firms. While there, Dan established his reputation as one of Canada’s foremost real estate experts, and has been widely quoted in the Canadian media.

Fluent in Mandarin, Dan now heads up the Canadian Real Estate Investment Centre in Shanghai as Managing Director, where he is offering Chinese clients the opportunity to invest in the safe, stable, and secure Canadian real estate market.


Organized by CFA Society Vancouver: Formerly the Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts (VSFA), the CFA Society Vancouver, founded in 1965, is a local Society within CFA Institute, the leading professional organization for financial analysts and portfolio managers. Their mission is “To lead the investment profession by promoting high ethical behaviour and professional excellence”

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