BeGossy Real Estate Networking Event at CIBC Tower

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Join us Thursday March 22 for our Second Edition of BeGossy Real Estate! 

Hosted by Amy Assaad (Chartered Real Estate Broker) and Rebecca Perez (Founder of Goss Club) this networking fundraiser will be like none other before. Our goal is to connect you with others in your field, and develop long lasting relationships with them. Our key speakers will be available to give you professional advice and answer any questions regarding the real estate industry. 

Event Overview

Targeted to young professionals in the real estate industry including: lawyers, medial practitioners, investors, developers, inspectors, commercial, residential and mortgage brokers. The night will go on as a networking informal 6 à 9. There will be a discussion panel from 6:30 - 7:00 pm featuring top real estate professionals. Enjoy a lavish spread of appetizers, cocktails, gift bags, and more! 

Proud Montrealers giving back to the real estate community and to our city. Presented by CIBC in partnership with title sponsors: Amy Assaad, Fasken, Plaza REIT, Proment, Group Mach and JLL.

Discussion Panel Featuring:

Amy Assaad

Amy Assaad Inc.

Amy Assaad is a renown name in Real Estate. After 16 years in the business, she has built a remarkable reputation with a client list that keeps growing. Assaad has over 150 Million dollars of real estate under mandate and has been for several years in the Top 1% of Realtor's in Canada for RoyalLePage.

Vincent Chiara 

President, Group Mach

For over twenty years Vincent Chiara has built outstanding and game-changing projects. Acknowledged by his peers, he has influenced real estate development in Quebec with the strength of his convictions. With a law degree from the Université de Sherbrooke and a commerce degree from McGill, he quickly developed a keen interest in real estate and decided to give it his full attention. Chiara has become one of the most sought after real estate investors in Montreal. His company has worked to build a prestigious and balanced portfolio owning over 17 million square feet of property.

Groupe Mach is a key player in the Quebec commercial real estate sector and one of the leading office property owners in the province. 

Visit Group Mach for more information.

Ilan Gewurz 

Vice President, Proment

As a part of the Proment Corporation team, Ilan was involved with the design and delivery of Vistal I & II, the first LEED Gold residential towers in Quebec.

He is currently involved in master planning and construction of Quartier Pointe Nord, a LEED ND Gold neighbourhood on the riverfront on Nuns’ Island, which includes the Evolo towers. Prior to working with Proment Corporation Ilan was a consultant with McKinsey & Company focusing on organization change.

He has designed and taught courses in negotiations and leadership development internationally. Ilan holds a BA in Political Science from McGill University, an MSc in International relations from the London School of Economics and a law degree from Stanford University.

For more information visit:

Adam Sasken

Partner, Fasken

His Corporate/Commercial practice focuses on advising start-ups and technology companies from formation through to exit, as well as M&A, private equity, venture capital, equity and debt financing. In the context of Adam’s Real Estate practice, he has extensive experience in acquisitions and dispositions, and regularly acts on behalf of landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters.

About Fasken: Fasken is an international law firm with offices in Canada, UK, South Africa and China.  

For more information visit Fasken.

Mark Sinnett (Vice Chairman, JLL)

Vice Chairman, JLL

Mark Sinnett is Executive Vice President and Practice Lead of Montréal’s JLL Capital Markets Group. Mr. Sinnett joined JLL in April 2014 and has since closed over $300 million in transactions. He has represented both Montréal private investors as well as major financial and retail estate institutions, including TD Bank, Royal Bank, Northwest Properties, BTB Real Estate Investment Trust, Plaza Corp. and First Capital Realty, as well as government agencies such as Canada Post.

For more information visit JLL directly.

Michael Zakuta 

President, Plaza REIT

Mr. Zakuta entered the real estate development business on a full time basis after obtaining his law degree from the University of Montreal and a business degree from McGill University. Mr. Zakuta is a co-founder of the Plaza Group and has been involved in every aspect of shopping centre development, acquisitions and management in Quebec, Atlantic Canada and Ontario. 

For more information visit Plaza REIT.



Some of the discussion topics on the panel:

  • Commercial and residential developments in the city: what's next 
  • Foreign investments in Montreal: why are they coming and will it increase our values?
  • Uncover hidden Tax Lien properties for quick flips or long term monthly income.
  • Civil liabilities when owning a commercial property 
  • And Much MORE!


CIBC Tower

1155 Blvd. René-Levesque W.

Montreal QC H3B 3X7

Date & Time:

Thursday March 22, 2018
from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

General Admission 

45$ | Includes 2 cocktails (choice of red, white, beer or sprakling wine), appetizers, and gift bag.

Premium Admission

$55 | Includes 2 premium cocktails (choice of whiskey, vodka, gin, rum, wine), appetizers, and gift bag.

Limited spaces available. Register now!

Purchase your tickets here.



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