CREW Vancouver Sponsor Speaks at the CREW Convention in Atlanta!

Thursday, Sep 21, 2023

CREW Vancouver is proud to share that Ben Taddei, COO & Partner at Conwest Developments, represented Vancouver at the CREW Convention in Atlanta! Ben Taddei, COO & Partner, was invited to showcase the city ahead of Vancouver hosting the 2024 CREW Convention. Ben provided the Vancouver perspective for a session entitled “A Tale of Two Cities: Growth and Development.” This session featured two of the fastest growing cities – Atlanta and Vancouver. Ben and an Atlanta based real estate investor shared growth drivers and planning initiatives that have influenced development in both cities. Ben discussed Vancouver’s past, present, and future, utilizing specific case studies for each to showcase how the city has evolved.

CREW Sponsors Picture Ben“I’m very honored and excited to be asked to speak at the 2023 CREW Network Convention in Atlanta, Georgia about some of the key factors that have influenced the evolution of Vancouver real estate over the past decades and to offer a glimpse into the City’s next metamorphosis. I hope convention participants will come to appreciate why Vancouver is a leader in urban planning, intensive mixed-use high-density transit oriented built forms and cutting-edge community building strategies. Vancouver is a must see!”

Ben is the Chief Operating Officer and a Partner at Conwest Developments, one of Vancouver’s leading privately held development companies. Conwest has been active in the Greater Vancouver Area for over 35 years and has current business lines in industrial, commercial and residential development as well as in civil infrastructure construction. Ben has over three decades of development and construction experience within Greater Vancouver with a strong reputation for being a company builder and an industry leader. He has led and built some of the strongest brands in the local development industry and has also delivered innovative projects in industrial, residential, retail, and commercial sectors including some of the region’s largest master planned communities. His corporate leadership and operating philosophy rests at the intersection of relevant product innovation, early positioning in markets that offer the potential for above average economic returns, building corporate leadership throughout all levels of the organization by ensuring authentic alignment amongst all stakeholders; and by delivering thoughtful projects that contribute to the success of all stakeholders involved. Recent corporate awards include Canadian HR Reporter’s award for Best Places to Work and ULI Americas Award for Excellence (Project name: Ironworks). 

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Ben Taddei speaking to Convention participants in Atlanta.