Title: Senior Advisor
Organization: MaRS Discovery District
Location: Mississauga, Canada
Berjit Takhar is a Senior Corporate Real Estate Professional with diversified commercial real estate experience encompassing in land development and industrial, office and retail sales/leasing and consulting. Having worked for a number of global and Canadian commercial real estate firms, Berjit has developed and executed strategic business plans to grow market share and capture new business opportunities. He has also provided market analysis and strategic recommendations to senior executives, government agencies, non-profit agencies and corporate teams.
For the past year, Berjit has been a Vice President within the PwC Real Estate Consulting division growing the Corporate Advisory and Data Analytics and Proptech technology division. Berjit has been an Executive Business Consultant with Coldwell Banker Canada. Previously, he was a Business Development Manager with Broccolini Construction Inc. in Montreal and a Real Estate Consultant for the Client Advisory Services division of DTZ Barnicke (now Cushman & Wakefield).
Berjit recently completed his Executive MBA at the Ivey Business School, Western University, and has an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Urban Planning and Environmental Science from York University. He holds a Real Estate License with the Ontario Real Estate Association and has participated in a number of Associations including Asian Real Estate Association of America/Canada, the Greater Toronto Civic Action Alliance, Urban Land Institute and the Mississauga Living Green Program.
Berjit also has taken an active role with the Toronto Ivey Alumni Network working in collaboration with the Ivey Business School helping create educational sessions involving both startup companies and large corporations to address emerging trends such as FinTech, PropTech, and Data Analytics within Canada and its impact on the North American marketplace. When not participating in his various associations he is actively involved with his young family where he enjoys bike rides, swimming, skating, and coaching little league sports within the city of Mississauga where he resides.