President & CEO - Gordon Laing ( far left ) accepting award on behalf of Southwest Properties

MAPLE wins again – “Excellence in Green Building – New Construction 2018”

President & CEO – Gordon Laing ( far left ) accepting award on behalf of Southwest Properties MAPLE received the “Excellence in Green Building – New Construction 2018″ award from the Atlantic Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council ( CaGBC ) on September 18th at the BuildGreen Atlantic CaGBC Conference and Tradeshow. The annual Leadership Awards recognize … Read More »

Southwest Employee Recognition

At Southwest Properties we like to acknowledge employee success.  Jason Comeau, Safety Manager with Southwest Construction, received his certificate in Occupational Health & Safety ( OH&S ) from the University of New Brunswick’s College of Extended Learning.  Jason required 11 university courses in OH&S to achieve this certificate, that now qualifies him to write the final Canadian Registered … Read More »

Southwest Receives National Award

Southwest Properties has achieved two major accomplishments with its residential project MAPLE, winning the Rental Development of the Year 2018 award from the Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations and achieving full lease-up of all 300 units within 12 months of building occupancy.

Bishop’s Cellar Names President

Southwest Properties is pleased to announce Matt Rogers as the new President, of Bishop’s Cellar effective immediately.  Matt has been with Southwest’s private wine and spirts store for eleven years.   Since joining the Bishop’s Cellar team in 2006, Matt has worked on all aspects of the business. From creating ingenious marketing campaigns and online ordering … Read More »

L to R: Jim Spatz, Chairman & CEO; Todd Young ( Concierge ); Diane Munroe ( Concierge ) and Gordon Laing - President & COO

Southwest Properties recognized by Les Clef D’or Canada

L to R: Jim Spatz, Chairman & CEO; Todd Young ( Concierge – Bishop’s Landing ); Diane Munroe ( Concierge – MAPLE ) and Gordon Laing – President & COO On Monday, December 4th , 2017 Southwest Properties hosted the Les Clefs d’Or Atlantic key ceremony at MAPLE and also received ‘corporate affiliate’ pins from Les Clef … Read More »

MAPLE to Welcome Restaurant

A St. John’s based restaurant and hospitality development company with over 30 years experience, has ear marked Southwest Properties’ MAPLE as home to their new restaurant.   The Exchange on Hollis will be a premium casual dining experience located at the street level of MAPLE. Robert Moore, owner and President, has labelled the new experience as … Read More »


 The Smiling Goat Organic Espresso bar is scheduled to open this July at MAPLE, the latest residential development by Southwest Properties at the corner of Hollis and Sackville Street. The new café will be the fifth location in downtown Halifax for owner Kit Singh and the second location within a Southwest property. The espresso bar entrance will be located off … Read More »

Women in Construction & Real Estate

CTV Atlantic News at 5 featured some of our employees in a segment on Women in Construction and Real Estate.  Show host and producer, Kelly Linehan visited Southwest’s construction site on South Park and then tour MAPLE to speak with Jenn Stuart, Jennifer Poirier, Mel Reid and Donna Ament, on the roles they play in construction and the management of our extensive … Read More »

Southwest Receives Innovation & Excellence Award from IPOANS

Southwest Properties received the “Income Property Owner of the Year 2017” Award from the Income Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia ( IPOANS ).  The award recognizes an IPOANS member that demonstrates property management excellence and professionalism. The company must exhibit a willingness to go above and beyond property management status quo by delivering outstanding … Read More »