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

The ownership group behind Sea Smoke Restaurant at Bishop’s Landing will be bringing an elevated Asian fusion concept to Cunard 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 elevated … Read More »


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Heather and Malcolm Suttie’s store – URBN-ish – is a new retail concept that includes women’s clothing, housewares, home décor, and baby items. The store has presence along both Lower Water Street and the piazza of Bishop’s Landing.

Pane e Circo now open

The Bertossi Group has long been known for Italian dining and cuisine and has now spread their wings into retail with a newly opened “salumeria” concept at Bishop’s Landing on the Halifax waterfront named Pane e Circo.