A Growth Outlook for Eastern Canada

GWL Realty Advisors (GWLRA) is pleased to welcome Marie-Josée Vaillancourt to the role of Vice President, Asset Management, Eastern Canada. She will lead the commercial asset management, property management and leasing teams in Ottawa, Quebec, and The Maritimes.  Marie-Josée will act as a brand ambassador for GWLRA’s Eastern Canada portfolio. She will be responsible and accountable for employee engagement, asset performance, profitability enhancement, and operational efficiency in the region.

Marie-Josée Vaillancourt

Eastern Canada represents an important part of our Investment Strategy. Since 2016, GWL Realty Advisors has invested over $1B in Eastern Canada. Key acquisitions and developments include:

Office (1.5M sq. ft.):

  • 1350 – 1360 Rene Levesque Boulevard
  • 455 Rene Levesque Boulevard         
  • 219 Laurier Avenue West

Industrial (400K sq. ft.):

  • A 5-building, class “A” industrial portfolio in Montreal, Laval Industrial Portfolio

Retail (130K sq. ft.): 

  • 2 Acquisitions totaling 130k square feet

Residential:

  • 450+ units in residential assets
  •  725 units actively being developed

Marie-Josée and her team will work collaboratively with our Investments & Development Teams to further our interests in Eastern Canada. Our growth ambition in the region over the next 24 months targets net new business totaling over $500M. 

“We’re pleased to welcome Marie-Josée to our team. Her background at a private real estate corporation will provide our organization with new perspectives” said Glenn Way, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer.

 

GWL Realty Advisors

GWL Realty Advisors Inc. is a leading North American real estate investment advisor providing comprehensive asset management, property management, development and specialized real estate advisory services to pension funds and institutional clients. GWL Realty Advisors Inc. manages a diverse portfolio of office, industrial, retail and multi-residential assets as well as an active pipeline of new development projects.