Elsa Sawatzky, Senior Consultant, Valuation & Advisory, Economic Consulting, Altus Group

Elsa has more than 18 years experience in the real estate industry providing strategic residential advisory services to private and public clients across Western Canada. Elsa is currently a Senior Consultant and Team Leader with Altus, based in Calgary.

Prior to joining Altus, Elsa held senior research management positions at real estate consulting firms responsible for complex assignments on a broad range of analytical assignments including new community development strategies, multi-family development feasibility studies and demographic trend analysis. Her experience led her to specialize in the areas of seniors and affordable housing, real estate economics, housing policy analysis and along the housing continuum, below market housing.

Her education and past experiences have allowed her to combine her “solution oriented thinking” with a strong analytical skill set and extensive practical development experience. Elsa’s clients benefit from her understanding of market incentives, a passion for dialogue and collaborative communication approach.