Coffee & Conversations
Join us June 14th along with Brent Olund & Blair Winsor of Urban One Builders!
Coffee and Conversations is ULI BC’s monthly early morning coffee networking event, where all real estate professionals can drop in to meet other like-minded colleagues, further their contact base, and share thoughts and ideas about industry issues that we are all so passionate about. Developers, builders, architects, urban planners, engineers, acquisition officers, brokers, mortgage professionals, appraisers, students – all real estate focused professionals…this networking event is for you! Open to ULI members and non-members. This event is free to attend, however registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided, courtesy of our Coffee & Conversations Event Sponsor, WBI Home Warranty.
Brent and Blair are prepared to answer questions and inspire discussion surrounding managing construction costs. Please feel free to bring any questions you may have for our special guests with this topic in mind.
Brent Olund is a Professional Engineer, a Gold Seal Project Manager, and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He has over 17 years of experience as a Project Manager, Project Director, and Division Manager in the construction industry and has completed close to $1B in commercial and residential construction projects across Western Canada including concrete, structural steel, and wood frame structures.
Brent’s involvement in projects typically includes the full life cycle – project team assembly, construction project leadership, and warranty responsibility. He is also skilled in computerized management process design and all aspects of financial management.
A commitment to setting the highest ethical standards and creating high performance team environments are at the core of every project Brent is involved in. He joined Urban One as one of its founding team members based on of his fundamental belief in the need to strive for continuous improvement and accountability.
Blair Winsor is a senior construction management professional with over 20 years of experience as a Project Manager and Project Director working on a number of award-winning, high profile developments in the Lower Mainland. He has managed in excess of $800 million worth of projects including an extensive project portfolio of high-rise and low-rise residential, commercial and institutional work.
Blair’s dedication to finding better ways to realize a client’s vision while maintaining key metrics in the areas of cost, schedule and design led him to join Urban One as one of the company’s founders. He offers invaluable advice and feedback on constructability and the impact on schedule and quality.
As a team leader and mentor, he is known for his creativity and his ability communicate across disciplines. Even when faced with technically complex and unique project conditions, Blair continually gets the best performance from the people around him. He achieves successful outcomes for profitability, quality and customer satisfaction time and again.
Members / Non-members: Complimentary
*Although this event is complimentary, registration is required.
Download a registration form here that you can fax or email in. Alternatively, you can register online via the link below or call ULI Customer Service at 1.800.321.5011.