Sponsor Spotlight: GWL Realty Advisors Inc.
GWL Realty Advisors is a real estate company focused on growth, committed to sustainability, and dedicated to delivering strong, long-term returns for its clients. Our extensive suite of real estate services includes portfolio management, acquisitions and dispositions, development, asset and property management, and leasing, across the full range of office, industrial, retail and multi-residential asset classes.
What originally drew you to sponsor Edmonton CREW?
GWL Realty Advisor is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the CRE industry. We feel that the landscape of CRE should be reflective of the society we live in. The sponsorship of Edmonton CREW was an easy decision to show support in the advancement of women in commercial real estate.
How does your company support diversity in the CRE industry?
GWL Realty Advisors has an EDI committee that has created a vision to establish a safe workplace for employees to be themselves, where personal experiences are shared freely and openly, and all points of view are not merely accepted but sought out. To honestly say that everyone is represented at all levels of the company. We strive to make all employees feel valued and welcomed and are committed to advancing the awareness of EDI through employee conversations, education, and engagement. Our primary goal is to be a company that is a representative of everyone including, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, LGBTQ2S, people with disabilities, and all religious beliefs, across all levels of the organization. The pillars for the areas of work that are: Talent and Workforce, Business Practices, Education, and Culture / Brand.