Mike Bonneveld, President, Skyline Industrial REIT, and Christian Langman, Institutional Sales, Skyline Wealth Management, discuss the demand in Canada’s industrial and logistics space and how Skyline Industrial REIT’s evolving strategy over the years has played an essential role in meeting this demand while aiming to secure investment gains for investors.
Skyline is a leader in the alternative investment space, providing institutional-quality investments through the Skyline Apartment REIT (SKY2006), Skyline Industrial REIT (SKY2012), Skyline Retail REIT (SKY2013), and Skyline Clean Energy Fund (SKY2018).
- 00:00 – 4:17 Introduction to Skyline Industrial REIT
- 4:18– 10:10 Industrial Sector Overview
- 10:11 – 15:08 Skyline Industrial REIT’s Historical Performance
- 15:09 – 22:55 Skyline Industrial REIT 2023 and Beyond
- 22:56 – 38:07 Q&A
- 38:08 Closing Remarks
About the presenters
Skyline Industrial REIT
Mike leads Skyline Industrial REIT and is responsible for its strategic growth and performance.
Previous to his current role, Mike led Skyline Group of Companies’ Acquisitions team and was responsible for sourcing all new acquisitions, dispositions, property due diligence, and closing investment transactions for Skyline Apartment REIT, Skyline Industrial REIT, Skyline Retail REIT, and SkyDev.
Mike joined Skyline in 2009 and has 28+ years of Canadian Real Estate experience. In addition to working with several Canadian investment banks in the field of real estate corporate finance and property brokerage, he has also worked in acquisitions for a public real estate company, as well as valuations and consulting work for an international real estate services firm. He is focused on the continued growth and expansion of Skyline’s industrial real estate investment portfolio through sourcing and facilitating quality acquisitions, creating and maintaining several Canadian industrial development partnerships, and monitoring asset and portfolio performance to potentially maximize, long-term value for unitholders. Mike holds an Honours BA in Urban Development from the University of Western Ontario. Mike also sits on the Board of Trustees for Inovalis REIT and is Chair of its Investment Committee.
Skyline Wealth Management
Christian is a seasoned wealth management professional with experience in client relations and business development. Christian is responsible for managing relations with portfolio managers and investment professionals, as well as educating them on the benefits of alternative assets. Christian joined Skyline in early 2023 with over 10 years of experience supporting financial professionals in the investment industry. Prior to joining Skyline, he worked as Associate, Advisory Channel, ON, for Hazelview Investments. In this role, he managed relationships for portfolio managers, family offices and pension companies, helping them understand the benefits of using both private and public real estate within their asset allocation models. Christian has also held various positions at CI Global Asset Management, Fidelity, and Invesco. Christian has a deep understanding of portfolio construction and the benefits of using a multitude of asset classes to improve the risk profile and characteristics of a portfolio.