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Drew Sinclair speaking about Creative Partnerships with Church Real Estate

Drew Sinclair will be speaking on a panel about exploring creative redevelopment projects aimed at optimizing existing real estate within the faith community.

It is becoming an increasingly common tale: Churches are facing a challenging combination of factors including older and dwindling congregations combined with aging buildings with increasing deferred maintenance. Increasingly faith groups are seeing their real estate holdings as both a liability and an asset.

The speakers represent three different perspectives: the perspective of the Church, the developer, and a consultant.

Panel speakers include:

  • Bishop John Chapman, Anglican Diocese of Ottawa
    The 9th Bishop of Ottawa with recent experience redeveloping a historic property downtown Ottawa.
  • Drew Sinclair, SvN
    Licensed architect and community planner, with experience within the faith community.
  • Rodney Wilts, Windmill Developments
    Partner in a real estate development company, with experience working with Churches and other non-profits in redevelopment strategies that maximize environmental, social and financial benefits.

The event will take place at Zibi, 3 Rue Eddy in Gatineau, Quebec, on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Tickets are free – please register here.

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