Riaz Mamdani is the CEO of Strategic Group, a fully integrated commercial real estate company located in Calgary, Canada.
Besides remaining fully active as CEO of Strategic Group, Riaz Mamdani is also an active financier and founder of businesses outside the real estate industry. In this capacity, he has helped guide several companies from concept stage to maturity.
Riaz Mamdani places a high importance on community involvement and is
committed to being involved in community and fundraising events in and around Alberta.
Riaz Mamdani's Recent Articles
Seizing Opportunity in the Midst of Uncertainty
Despite recent reports painting a bleak picture for the Alberta economy, there are a number of people, myself included, working to change the economic volatility that’s plagued the province for the last 8 months into opportunity for all Albertans. While the oil slump has definitely impacted Alberta’s economy, it by no means has defeated the […]
The merits to buying a second property as an investment
Thanks to Canada’s weak performing dollar, the last 12 months have seen an increase in the number of foreign real estate buyers. Spurred on by the impact of their currency in the Canadian marketplace, Chinese buyers have been fueling the condo markets in Toronto and Vancouver, in addition to propping up the housing bubble. These […]
How to decipher Canada’s real estate sector
March is considered the busiest month in the Canadian real estate sector. With winter finally waning, many people look to move out of their current home in the third month of the year. This year was no exception and notably was the best sales month in Vancouver. While some regions of Canada have seen housing […]
Building Redevelopment Showcases Calgary’s Undaunted Spirit
Calgary is a resilient city. Born from the Canadian Shield tundra that marks the western side of Canada, the city has grown to symbolize the strong foundation Canada is built on. Hailed for fiscal responsibility and its small-town charm, Calgary has established a reputation for its ability to host world class events, most notably the […]
An Alberta executive focused on new hires not lay-offs
CALGARY, ALBERTA—Strategic Group, a Calgary commercial and residential real estate development company, has used the tough economic times in Alberta as a chance to re-align their business focus. Riaz Mamdani, CEO of Strategic Group, has shifted the company’s focus away from office space development to place a higher priority on the rental housing market. Strategic […]
Riaz Mamdani’s Strategic Group Return as Title Sponsor of Mayor’s Lunch
CALGARY, ALBERTA — For the fourth consecutive year, Strategic Group, the Calgary real estate development firm, will be the lead sponsor of the Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions. The annual event, honours Calgarians who are making outstanding contributions to their community through art, rewarding them with a Cultural Leader Legacy Artist Award. Seven Cultural Leader […]
Finding Business Opportunities Amidst Challenge
Weathering economic instability is a popular topic of late. With the global economy on shaky ground, many of us have been forced to take a long and sobering look at the viability of our business models. However, what one has to fundamentally realize is that for the savvy and industrious, financial insecurity can be a […]
Why Understanding Net Operating Income and Net Income Is Critical
Starting your own business is an exciting time. You are finally fulfilling a dream and are now your own boss. While it is a thrilling prospect to own and operate your own business, there are some important things to keep in mind come tax time to avoid headaches or penalties. I am often asked, said […]
Riaz Mamdani sees active community involvement as priceless
I think that community involvement is something that’s in and of itself valuable for any company. After all, businesses are a function of the communities they operate in, and in my mind, there’s a mutually beneficial relationship that exists between communities and companies. Stronger, more vibrant communities help businesses and business development; successful businesses, in […]
Lessons learned by property owners in the 2013 Alberta Floods
In June of 2013, Alberta experienced some of the worst flooding in the province’s history. Affected areas were extensive and included regions along the Bow, Elbow, Highwood, Red Deer, Sheep, Little Bow, and South Saskatchewan rivers. In Calgary, the flooding caused the evacuation of over 75,000 residents. This ranks as the largest evacuation order in […]
Posted: November 10th, 2014 under Real Estate.