GE Capital is a franchise finance leader in the North American restaurant industry. As founding sponsor of the US-based Restaurant Leadership Conference, GE Capital has taken a prime role in bringing together the North American restaurant investment industry. Recognizing the need for a “made-in-Canada” event, GE Capital became a founding producer of the Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit—an annual investment and economic conference designed to provide the resources, knowledge and vision to help make better investment decisions. 

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Robert Downey

Senior Construction Manager | BLT Construction Services Inc.

Robert Downey is a Senior Construction Manager for BLT Construction Services Inc. He spent the earlier part of his career as an architect for some of Toronto’s prominent architecture firms and he has also acted as an Owner’s Representative for Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment Ltd.

Robert’s combined knowledge and experience from all sides of the business provides a unique ability to understand and resolve the complex needs of all parties sitting at the table during the pre construction planning and construction phase of any project.

BLT Construction is one of Toronto’s premier restaurant construction management firms. Fuelled with a passion for excellence, BLT is currently expanding to build great projects from coast to coast.


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