Ron Bidulka

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Experience

Consulting and Deals
Real Estate

Education

McMaster University, Queen's University

Ronald Bidulka is a managing director in PwC’s Real Estate Consulting and Deals practices with more than 20 years of experience providing real estate advisory services to a broad range of corporate clients and public entities. Ron helps owners, investors and government agencies evaluate, financially structure, negotiate and realize a wide range of projects. Ron’s experience in this area involves a broad range of traditional and non-traditional projects, including real property development, hospitality and gaming, sports and entertainment, cultural, leisure, and office, residential and commercial/retail facilities.

Ron provides a broad range of market, financial and business planning advisory services to government entities, assisting them in successfully structuring development projects. Ron also assists investors and development sponsors in working with government authorities in achieving their development objectives. Some of Ron’s specific areas of knowledge include: market feasibility and demand analysis; project financing/financial analysis; operating cost and improvement analysis; economic development/impact analysis; development strategies; and public-private partnerships and proposal call development and administration.

Recent transactions:

  • Advised a leading Canadian mining company on the impact on real estate values associated with a proposed mine expansion
  • Advised a Canadian municipality on the development, financing and operation of a new Events Centre
  • Prepared an economic and financial assessment of the proposed expansion of a mid-sized events centre (arena and conference facility)
  • Assisted a growing Canadian municipality on the development and implementation of a downtown revitalization plan
  • Prepared a business case supporting the extension of the underground PATH System in downtown Toronto
  • Assisted a leading gaming operator and consortium in the preparation of their submission to the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation
  • Prepared detailed business plans governing the post-Pan Am Games use of the Pan Am Games Stadium at York University
  • Assisted a real estate development consortium on a proposed $3.0 billion waterfront redevelopment project

Throughout his career, Ron has advised clients on more than $15.0 billion in real property development projects, including more than $3.0 billion in new sports infrastructure projects.

Ron holds an honours degree in urban economic geography from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and received a Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Throughout his professional career Ron has supplemented his education by taking courses in advanced finance.