British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (“bcIMC”) is one of Canada’s largest institutional fund managers within the global capital markets.
bcIMC has $103 billion of assets under administration, including $18 billion of real estate. bcIMC’s clients include public sector pension plans, public bodies, publically administered trust funds, and government operating funds
bcIMC endorses the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investing, and is committed to Responsible Property Investing, including developing and retrofitting properties that are energy efficient, tenant-friendly, and enhance local communities.
QuadReal Property Group
QuadReal Property Group is the development manager for Sapperton Green acting on behalf of the property owner, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC). Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., QuadReal is a new company with deep roots. Built from consolidating the assets and expertise of four seasoned players in Canadian real estate investment and management, QuadReal is an independent organization focused on managing and growing bcIMC’s portfolio of over $18 billion in real estate assets. As stewards of bcIMC’s real estate assets, we have a responsibility to help safeguard a secure future for its clients – including more than 538,000 teachers, firefighters, police officers and public servants in the province of B.C. In partnership with bcIMC, we strive to provide these hard-working British Columbians with peace of mind about their investments.
With 20 + years of experience delivering superior investment returns for bcIMC’s clients, the management team at QuadReal has the proficiency of an established organization, but with a fresh, long-term outlook.
In Canada, QuadReal’s in-house capacity to provide comprehensive real estate investment, management, leasing, valuation and development services will enhance the bcIMC portfolio. Internationally, the company will participate in operating partnerships to avail itself of the benefit of local, specialized real estate management services. With a focus on generating long-term return, in Canada, the portfolio will include 40 million square feet of commercial real estate and 12,000 residential rental suites, which makes QuadReal one of Canada’s largest landlords. Currently, QuadReal is responsible for over $2 billion in international real estate.
Our success is based on our commitment to live our company values every day and deliver investment returns for the many British Columbians that have dedicated their lives to the service of their province. At QuadReal we have a common goal of building and nurturing strong relationships that will cement our reputation as both a business partner of choice, and an organization in which tenants and residents place their trust to manage their offices and homes.
Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership (MCMP) is an established architectural practice based in Vancouver, Canada. As one of Vancouver’s most comprehensive architectural firms, MCMP has been shaping our built environment for over 40 years. We couple our clients’ visions and resources with creativity, quality management, construction expertise, and exceptional service. Our knowledge comes from a diverse team of Architects, Planners, Interior Designers (MCM Interiors Ltd.), graphic specialists, 3D artists, and technical specialists. Inspiration and leadership of over 65 staff is provided by four Partners, two Principals, and six Associates. Together we collaborate, we support, and we mentor.
MCMP’s portfolio includes projects in the commercial, retail, residential, health care, and hospitality industries. The practice is lead by four partners; architects Bill Reid, Mark Whitehead, Jacques Beaudreault, and Mark Thompson who have assembled a team of over 65 architects, design professionals, technical, and administrative staff. Included in the composition of MCMP is MCM Interiors Ltd., its affiliated interior design firm, to provide value-added service to all our clients. MCM Health, an in-house studio dedicated to Health Design, and FOLIO Hotel and Resort Architecture, an affiliated firm specializing in Hotel and Resort Architecture.
Brook Pooni Associates
Urban Planning & Development Consultant
Brook Pooni Associates is a leading urban planning and land development consultancy based in Vancouver, Canada. With more than 20 years of public and private sector experience, involving over 600 projects, our expertise spans across Metro Vancouver, Western Canada and the United States.
Since our inception in 1988, we have helped shaped the region through our contribution to land development projects from Vancouver to the Fraser Valley, Sea-to-Sky Corridor, Vancouver Island, the Okanagan and the U.S. Our clients have come to rely on our insight into local development realities, political context and community interests. In our work, we seek to balance client objectives with municipal requirements in a responsible and creative manner.
We believe that respectful relationships with municipal staff, regulatory agencies, communities and stakeholders effectively facilitate the entitlement and development process—from either side of the table. We are able to craft effective solutions for our clients and are pioneering new and better ways to build communities through communicating and balancing the needs and views of the public and the municipality with the realities and trends of the development industry.
PWL Partnership is a full-service landscape architecture and urban planning firm with a forty-year history of creating award-winning projects in Canada, the U.S., and China.
Since 1976 the firm has approached the challenges of landscape architecture and urban planning with innovation and a driven search for meaningful solutions—solutions that reflect the firm’s vision of making places, engaging people, and being inspired by nature.
Founded on the belief that collaboration is key to the success of every project, PWL strives to engage all participants in the design process. This inclusive approach has led to the construction of some of North America’s most celebrated and iconic landscapes, including numerous projects that have won awards for design excellence in environmental and social sustainability.
Vancouver, the location of PWL’s head office, has become one of the most livable, elegant cities in North America. PWL takes pride in its keystone contribution to the variety of public and private urban and natural places that residents and visitors today enjoy. From waterfront parks, to neighbourhood parklets, wildlife habitat, rooftop gardens, bike-friendly streets, and a kaleidoscope of human-scaled in-between places, Vancouver’s evolution is also PWL’s legacy.
PWL Partnership has taken steps to make sure that this legacy will continue. The office grows under the guidance of a robust and varied partnership. A blend of junior and senior principals ensures diversified expertise and experience, and also guarantees a smooth ownership transition. Under this leadership PWL will continue to create sustainable, meaningful places for people and the environment well into the future.