Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Neighbour’s Bed: Airbnb & Toronto Condominium Disruption

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Toronto is the largest condominium market in Canada with thousands of units per night listed for rent on Airbnb. The growth in condominiums and the growth in sharing economy platforms like Airbnb has become an issue for condominium owners, boards and managers.

This panel on March 7, 2017, featured experts and stakeholders speaking about the disruption of Airbnb on Toronto condominiums. Speakers reviewed the latest research on tourist motivations, Toronto Airbnb listing supply, condominium issues and how condo Airbnb issues are dealt with.

Speakers included:
Vass Bednar, Senior Policy Associate, Airbnb

Roger Thompson, VP of Strategy & Sustainability, FirstService

Denise Lash, Condominium Lawyer, Lash Condo Law

Todd Hofley, CEO of Community

Dr. Daniel Guttentag, Airbnb Researcher,  Ryerson University 

Dr. Chris Gibbs, Hospitality and Tourism Researcher, Ryerson University

The event was moderated by Diane Francis, award-winning columnist, bestselling author, investigative journalist, television commentator and screenplay writer.

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