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July, 2015

Paul Hill named to Order of Canada --- July 2 Leader Post, By: Rachel Psutka---   Regina businessman and philanthropist Paul Hill has an extra two initials to add onto his name, thanks to a Canada Day appointment to the Order of Canada.   Hill, who is the chairman, president and CEO of The Hill Companies, said he is honoured to be recognized for his achievements as a business leader and contributions to community and education initiatives. “I know that there are many, many great Canadians across this...

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May, 2015

Harvard Broadcasting Inks New Partnership with Saskatchewan Roughriders The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today the first four of 12 Founding Partners.   Harvard Broadcasting - a Hill Company (owners of 620 CKRM), The Mosaic Company, SaskTel, and Capital Automotive Group are the initial four that were introduced as part of today's press conference.  The 12 Founding Partners, known as  The Starting 12 , will provide support to the Roughriders construction commitment of over $40 million towards the new Mosaic Stadium. This select group of corporate...

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May, 2015

201 Portage Named BOMA Manitoba Outstanding Building of the Year The BOMA Manitoba 2015 Awards of Excellence were presented on May 13 and it was Harvard’s 201 Portage who came out as the night’s big winner. The 33-storey, Class-A office tower located in downtown Winnipeg was named as the 2015 Outstanding Building of the Year, or “TOBY”, in the 500,000– 1,000,000 sq. category.  The TOBY is a comprehensive and esteemed recognition that highlights building excellence in six key areas: community impact, tenant relations/building amenities, energy management,...

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May, 2015

Paul and Carol Hill Celebrate 2014 Citizens of the Year Award Earlier this year Paul and Carol Hill were recognized as the 2014 CTV Regina “ Citizens of the Year”, an award presented annually to a recipient(s) who exemplifies excellence in community service. The official award presentation took place on Tuesday May 12th in Regina Saskatchewan and was attended by Paul and Carol’s family, friends, and business partners. Also in attendance were  the Honorable Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan,  family friend and Regina MLA Russ Marchuk and Regina Mayor...

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April, 2015

201 Portage Achieves Level 3 BOMA BESt Certification On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, the Building Owner's and Manager's Association (BOMA) of Manitoba recognized the BOMA BESt recertification for Harvard's latest office tower acquisition 201 Portage at its monthly luncheon in Winnipeg, Manitoba. BOMA BESt is the leading environmental certification program for commercial buildings in Canada, and has served as the industry standard since 2005. BESt stands for Building Environmental Standards and recognizes commitment to environmental best...

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April, 2015

Harvard Developments Voted as 2014 Business of the Year Harvard Developments is proud to announce that it has been named the winner of the 2014 “Business of the Year” award by the Regina Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented on April 2nd as part of the Annual Paragon Awards Banquet held in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Business of the Year Award recognizes exceptional overall performance in the areas of customer service, community involvement and marketing and promotion. The award also recognizes local businesses that set an example for other...

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March, 2015

Harvard Developments Recognized as Finalist for 2014 Business of the Year Award Harvard Developments has been nominated for the 2014 Business of the Year Award by the Regina Chamber of Commerce as part of the annual Paragon Awards. The Business of the Year Award recognizes exceptional overall performance in the areas of customer service, community involvement and marketing and promotion. Nominees in this category also set an example for other businesses by the way they recognize and train their staff, mentor other entrepreneurs, and promote Regina as a place to do...

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January, 2015

First Phase of Westerra Gets Green Light from City Council Members of Regina city council have given their stamp of approval for the first phase of development for Harvard Communities newest residential project Westerra. Located between Courtney Street and Pinkie Road in Regina's west end, Westerra will feature a completely mixed-use format of residential, retail, and commercial options and will ultimately house approximately 7,400 people.  Following positive discussion between our team of developers, the city council members, and associated...

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January, 2015

Lakeshore Redevelopment Approved by Regina City Council Harvard Developments’ plans for the redevelopment of the Lakeshore site achieved a major milestone nearing the end of 2014, with the projects zoning application receiving unanimous approval from City Council.  The approval will rezone the site to allow a mixed-use development which will be comprised of two nine storey residential condo towers, and 45,000 square feet of retail between three PAD sites which is planned to house a grocery anchor and restaurant. The condo towers will have up...

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January, 2015

Paul and Carol Hill Named Citizens of the Year for 2014 Harvard Developments Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Paul Hill, along with his wife Carol, have been named the 2014 Citizens of the Year by CTV Regina. Each year, CTV accepts nominations for the Regina Citizen of the Year Award, and presents the award to a winner who exemplifies excellence in community service. The award was announced December 31 on CTV's News At Six by David Fisher, Vice President and General Manager of CTV Saskatchewan.   “Over the decades, the service of Paul and Carol...

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November, 2014

United Way Summer Success Program Earlier this year, Harvard Developments and Harvard Property Management (Regina) teamed up with the United Way on a flagship education program for inner-city elementary students called “Summer Success”. The idea of the program was to help students avoid the “summer slide” – which is a term used to describe students who tend to forget the skills and knowledge they learned from the past academic year. To accomplish this, the United Way and participating inner city schools began a three week...

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November, 2014

Paul Hill Recognized as "2014 Business Leader of the Year" The Hill Companies Chairman, President and CEO Paul Hill was recently named the 2014 Business Leader of the Year by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, and was presented with the award on November 1st as part of the 2014 ABEX Awards presentation. The Achievement for Business Excellence Award for Business Leader of the Year is awarded to an individual who exemplifies the qualities of a business visionary who has shown outstanding success in business or industry through the development of a...

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July, 2014

Mother Teresa Middle School Celebrates First Graduating Class Regina, SK June 2014 - Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS) has reached a major milestone as the school celebrates its first graduating class. Sixteen students, all who completed grades six through eight, will now move on to continue their education at the high school level. Throughout the past school year, the students along with the MTMS graduate support director and mentors, researched local high schools to determine which would be the students’ best fit and ultimately decided where to...

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April, 2014

Ivanhoé Cambridge, Harvard Developments and Forster Projects to develop Outlet Collection at Winnipeg Montreal, Quebec, April 29, 2014 – Ivanhoé Cambridge, Harvard Developments and Forster Projects announced today they have joined forces to develop a 385,000 ft2 (36 000 m2) new retail outlet destination in Winnipeg, Manitoba: Outlet Collection at Winnipeg. Targeting a spring 2017 opening, the Outlet Collection at Winnipeg will be developed on a 40-acre (16 ha) site within the northwest quadrant of Kenaston Boulevard and Sterling Lyon Parkway as a further expansion of the Outlet Collection...

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April, 2014

Harvard Developments Inc. and Greystone Managed Investments Inc. to acquire Winnipeg’s premier office tower at 201 Portage Avenue   WINNIPEG, April 28, 2014 ‐ Asper Tower Inc. (ATI) and Harvard Developments Inc., in partnership with Greystone Managed Investments Inc. (on behalf of its institutional clients), have agreed to terms for the sale and purchase of Winnipeg’s premier office building at 201 Portage Avenue. Closing of the deal is expected to occur at the end of May.   The transaction involves 201 Portage, the 33‐storey office tower that provides 510,000 square feet of prime Grade‐A office space to...