This month we are delighted to have Carl Johannsen, join us for a coffee and conversation! The topic will be “Development Applications and the City in 2021”. Carl will talk about his career path, development applications from the City’s perspective and how he sees the industry changing in 2021 and beyond. This will be followed by a Q&A. Feel free to bring any question that you have for Carl about his work, projects, or professional life. Alternatively, you can also email us at email@example.com and we will select a few as part of our discussion.
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 for members, $5 for non-members. Registration is required in both circumstances.
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At the City of Langley, Carl leads a team responsible for processing development applications, building permits, developing land use and community planning policies, and issuing business licenses. Prior to joining the City of Langley, Carl worked at the City of White Rock for 2.5 years as the Director of Planning and Development Services, the City of Coquitlam for 5 years as the Manager of Community Planning and Manager of Development Services, and the City of Abbotsford for 8 years, including the role of Director of Community Planning. He has overseen hundreds of projects including: mixed-use development applications, neighbourhood planning, transit planning, affordable housing policy and many more. Carl enjoys teaching and has served as a sessional instructor in Geography and Planning at the University of the Fraser Valley and has a background in forest fighting having been with the BC Forest Service for 8 years as a fire fighter.