The Ville Caffeine Bar opens on Sackville Street in MAPLE

Posted by The Coast Halifax – Kylee Nunn – March 9th, 2019 “I was done working for a boss and I wanted to do something on my own,” says Jenna Oosterholt, owner of the newly opened The Ville Caffeine Bar (5146 Sackville Street). { MAPLE by Southwest Properties } The Ville offers a rotating bean, cycling through various … Read More »

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 »

Women in Construction & Real Estate

CTV Atlantic News at 5 featured some of our employees in a segment on Women in Construction and Real Estate.  Show host and producer, Kelly Linehan visited Southwest’s construction site on South Park and then tour MAPLE to speak with Jenn Stuart, Jennifer Poirier, Mel Reid and Donna Ament, on the roles they play in construction and the management of our extensive … Read More »