Sage & Sweetgrass Coming to Bishop’s Landing

Sage & Sweetgrass is the newest addition to the retail mix in Bishop’s Landing on the Halifax waterfront. “We are delighted to have Sage & Sweetgrass join us as retail partners,” said Colin Beiswanger, Commercial Leasing Manager for Southwest Properties. “Their expertise and dedication to their business is evident, and their addition will further enhance the … Read More »


We are proud to announce that Southwest Properties’ owner and Executive Chairman, Jim Spatz was appointed to the Order of Canada today, December 28th, 2023.  Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, is one of the country’s highest civilian honours, and recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. “It is a … Read More »

CURVE at South Park receives LEED® Gold

We are proud to announce that Southwest Properties has received the internationally accepted certification of LEED® Gold status for CURVE at South Park. This achievement marks our third building within our portfolio to achieve LEED® status. The Grainery Lofts received Gold in 2014 and MAPLE was awarded Silver status in 2022. LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally accepted … Read More »

Market Price Opens at Bishop’s Landing

A new addition to the local fashion scene opened it’s doors at Bishop’s Landing ! Owned by entrepreneur couple, Matthew Smith and Lauren Ferguson, the new store is an exciting purveyor of men’s and women’s streetwear and sneakers, offering fresh and exclusive picks from leading brands around the globe.

Southwest’s HR garners two awards from CPHR

Southwest Properties’ Human Resources Department received a new set of accolades for its performance and achievements in the field of personnel and organizational development. The Nova Scotia Chapter of Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) recently awarded our Director of Human Resources, Jacqueline Ferguson, with the HR Award of Excellence, and our Human Resource Generalist, Justine Downs, received … Read More »


House of Eights, known as Atlantic Canada’s premiere drop-in dance studio, has recently opened its doors in a new location at 5562 Sackville Street. Southwest Properties’ Sackville Street location allowed for an exciting business expansion, featuring 3 dance studios, ranging from 1,100-1,500 square feet each, for over 35 dance classes a week, covering various styles … Read More »

Paul Murphy new Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Southwest Properties announced the appointment of Paul Murphy to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, effective February 1st, 2023. In his most recent role as Chief Financial Officer, Paul provided oversight for all financial aspects of Southwest’s extensive portfolio. This move enhances Paul’s strategic oversight and leadership for Southwest’s Group of Companies. Paul will serve as a senior … Read More »

Java Blend new operators of coffee shop at MAPLE

Java Blend Coffee has acquired the rights to The Ville Caffeine Bar establishment located in MAPLE. The Ville was founded by Jenna Oosterholt in 2019 and focussed on a diverse coffee offering and delicious baked goods. Two of the new owners, Adam Bose and Joe Dunford plan to build on the current menu with our … Read More »

Apartment 3 Coffee Coming to South Park

Queensberry Rules Boxing Studio is set to partner with coffee purveyor Apartment 3 for a food and beverage offering in their South Park Street location at CURVE.  For Queensberry Rules, this partnership is the icing on the cake for their downtown Halifax location. “In initial discussions with the landlord Southwest Properties, there was a long-term plan to … Read More »

New Restaurant Coming to CUNARD RESIDENCES

The ownership group behind Sea Smoke Restaurant at Bishop’s Landing will be bringing an elevated Asian fusion concept to Cunard Residences called ASIA.  Co-owners Zoey Boosey and Kent Scales are at the helm along with their talented team that will bring Asian flavours into a new contemporary setting. The 4,000 square foot space will offer … Read More »