Media Releases


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 »

Spatz – Atlantic Canada’s CEO of the Year

Jim Spatz, Chairman and CEO for Southwest Properties is the 2015 recipient of Atlantic Canada’s Top CEO of the Year.  His achievements were celebrated on Thursday, May 7th at the The Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEO awards gala.

Southwest introduce Seton Ridge and Pete’s Fine Food

Halifax | Sunday, August 10th, 2014 Southwest Properties’ new community on the site of the Sisters of Charity’s former Motherhouse got a name and a lead retail anchor tenant today.Southwest Properties announced it’s development name at the exact location where their new, sustainable community will take shape over the next 10 years.

Name Announced for Condominiums on South Park Street

Halifax | Monday, July 28th, 2014 Southwest and Streamliner Properties have selected the name for the condominium component of their mixed-use development on South Park Street in Halifax. The condos will be called Pavilion at South Park, paying homage to an element of history from the Halifax Public Gardens.

YMCA announces Southwest as developer

HALIFAX, June 17, 2014 – The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth announced today that it has secured Southwest Properties and Streamliner Properties Inc. as its development partner to build a new 70,000-square-foot YMCA Centre of Community on the corner of South Park and Sackville Streets in downtown Halifax.

Project name revealed and urban murals unveiled…

Students from Saint Mary’s Elementary school shared their urban vision at a construction celebration at the site of Southwest Properties’ latest residential project on Friday, May 2nd, 2014.  Several large-scale, painted plywood murals were unveiled and installed as public art on the hoarding around the Hollis Street lot.

Young visionaries paint urban core

Young urban residents of Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) will share their vision of the kind of community they want to live in.  One hundred and five students from Saint Mary’s Elementary school, aged primary to grade 6, will take part in a painting workshop hosted by Southwest Properties this Friday.  Urban Visionaires

The Grainery Lofts Received LEED® Gold Certification

Halifax, Monday, February 24,  2014 – Southwest Properties is proud to announce that its residential building, The Grainery Lofts, has received LEED® Gold Certification (LEED® for New Construction).  This achievement marks the first privately owned and developed, multi-unit residential building east of Montreal to achieve LEED® Gold status.