#141: Alan Norris (Brookfield Properties) - Lessons from 40 Years of Real Estate Investing & Why House Prices are Rising
Greetings & welcome back to the rose bros podcast.
This episode we are joined by Alan Norris - Executive Chairman of Brookfield Properties’ Development Group & Brookfield Residential Properties.
Mr. Norris joined Carma Developers in 1983 and became CEO in 1994. In 2011, Carma merged with Brookfield Homes to create Brookfield Residential, the flagship North American residential property company of Brookfield Asset Management.
Under Alan's leadership, the company’s asset base grew to over $4.8 billion, 1,400 employees and operations in 16 major North American markets.
Mr. Norris is also involved in his community, having recently chaired the Resolve Fundraising campaign to raise $120 million for affordable housing in Calgary and is past Chairman of the Calgary Homeless Foundation. In 2018, The Calgary Chamber and SAIT conferred on him an Honorary Bachelor Degree for his community work and he was inducted into the BILD Alberta Hall of Fame for his contributions to the industry. In 2019, Alan was honored as a Fellow of the CPA as part of the CPA Alberta’s annual Achievement Awards.
He holds a B.A. degree in accounting and economics and two Chartered Accountant Designations, Scotland and Canada.
Among other things, we sat down and discussed a few lessons from 40 years of real estate investing & why housing prices are rising.