Corporate

DAILY GRIND OPENING AT BISHOP’S LANDING

Well-known Halifax coffee hangout, The Daily Grind Café and Art Bar, will be bringing their fare to Bishop’s Landing this summer. The café and art bar will provide the surrounding residential and business crowd with great coffee and food options to complement the lineup of restaurants and services already in place at Bishop’s Landing.

Public Open House – Substantive Site Approval

A Public Open House will be held for substantive site plan approval for lands at 5640 Sackville Street and 1577 South Park Street, Halifax.  Southwest Properties has submitted an application for a Substantive Site Approval to the HRM Design Review Committee for review and approval of amendments to the roof design of Pavilion and Curve, and east and north … Read More »

President & CEO, Gordon Laing appointed to Board of Directors – Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

On December 21st, 2018, The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), announced that Mr. Gordon J. Laing, President & CEO of Southwest Properties, will join CMHC’s Board of Directors, effective December 12, 2018 for a 4-year term. CMHC is Canada’s authority on … Read More »

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 »