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.

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 »


At Southwest we are always seeking the best and brightest stars in their field. From front line staff to senior management, we choose to employ the best in the industry ! We are currently hiring for several positions > READ MORE Careers


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.

The Prow Gallery at Bishop’s Landing

After nearly five years of gracing the Hydrostone in Halifax’s North End with the Maritimes’ best artists, Cheryl Bell is set to open a second gallery at Southwest Properties’ Bishop’s Landing.