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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...

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March, 2014

Harvard Welcomes Marshalls to Grasslands Marshalls, a U.S-based retail chain, opened its first Saskatchewan location at Grasslands. The store offers brand-name clothing, footwear and accessories at prices well below what you'll find in boutiques and department stores. For a complete listing of Grasslands retailers, please click here. To be redirected to the Marshalls Canada website please click here.  Shoppers eagerly wait to browse the aisles at Marshalls Grasslands.

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March, 2014

Diversification and Dedication, Harvard featured in Chicago based DDC Journal -DDC Journal, Spring 2014 Continually owned and operated by the Hill family since 1903, Harvard Developments Inc. offers a range of real estate services dedicated to creating value for assets. The company has adapted and diversified over the years, but its commitment to core family values has remained intact. “One of the key competitive strengths is our personnel,” says Steve Enns, Vice President and General Manager of Harvard Property Management. “We take great care to share those company...

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March, 2014

Harvard Communities Launches Westerra Website Harvard Communities and its joint venture partner Forster Projects Inc. officially launched the Westerra website.  Conveniently located in west Regina, the proposed 489 acre mixed use community will combine residential, retail and professional services into one neighbourhood. Westerra is one of only three new neighbourhoods approved for the next phase of the City of Regina’s Growth Plan. To learn more, click here to view the website.  

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January, 2014

Paul J. Hill School of Business Shines at JDC West The case study approach to learning adapted by the Paul J. Hill School of Business has proven to be highly effective. For the third year in a row, the business school captured top honours at the annual JDC West business competition. The 2014 event was held at the U of R from January 17 -19.  A total of 11 western Canadian universities competed against each other by solving case studies in the following areas: Accounting, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources,...

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November, 2013

Harvard Announces Plans for Eau Claire Harvard Developments Inc. announced plans for the redevelopment of Eau Claire (Calgary, AB) on November 15, 2013. The fully integrated mixed-use project will be comprised of 2.5 million square feet, housing five towers, 1,000 residential units, 800,000 square feet of office space and 550,000 square feet of retail. Harvard has been working alongside the City of Calgary and various community groups to establish the final design and is completing the land-use application that will be submitted...

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September, 2013

Harvard Announces New Retailers Coming to Grasslands Shopping Centre REGINA, SK. (September 20, 2013) – Harvard Developments Inc., a Hill Company, is proud to announce a number of high profile new retailers opening soon at its Grasslands shopping centre in Regina, SK.  “These retailers include a mix of new to market entrants such as U.S. based Cabela’s, Marshall’s, Bed Bath and Beyond and Party City along with the first Regina locations for Bouclair Home and Cora.” says Blair Forster, Vice President, Development for Harvard.  “Retailers already represented...

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September, 2013

Harvard Developments Inc. Approved as CA Training Office Harvard Developments has been approved as a CA Training Office by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan. As of September 12, Harvard will officially serve as a go-to resource for training CA students who are pursuing a career in accounting (non-external audit path). The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan is an impartial organization which represents 2,000 Chartered Accountants and students who have the responsibility of providing accurate and independent...

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September, 2013

Mother Teresa Middle School Students Enjoy New Ride Thanks to the generosity of members of the Regina Chamber of Commerce and community partners, the ride to and from school will be shorter for children attending grades 6, 7 and 8 at Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS). The school had one traditional school bus that transported students in grades six and seven last year, but with the addition of the grade eight class this fall, travel time for children was beyond acceptable. Through the leadership of the Regina Chamber of Commerce and...

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August, 2013

Harvard Employees Take the Plunge in Support of Drop Zone Harvard Developments employees Lauretta Beliveau and Danielle Kuffner channelled their inner superhero in support of Camp Easter Seals Drop Zone which took place on August 24. Camp Easter Seals is an organization committed to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities. Drop Zone participants had the opportunity to raise funds in support of this worthy cause. Those who achieved their fundraising goal got the opportunity to rappel down the 21 storey, Regina landmark, Hill Centre II....

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August, 2013

Harvard Employees Pay it Forward Employees representing Harvard Developments Inc. & Harvard Property Management Inc. joined forces with Harvard Western Insurance in support of Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger (REACH). REACH is a non-profit, charitable organization that works alongside schools, day cares and other child-serving groups & agencies to ensure that every child in our community has safe and nutritious food available. The Harvard team has committed to volunteering every Wednesday throughout the month of...

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July, 2013

Harvard Announces Plans for Redevelopment of Lakeshore Mall In response to the recent decision to close Lakeshore Sobeys, Harvard has formally announced that the planning process for the redevelopment of Lakeshore Mall (Regina, SK) is well underway. At present, the proposed development consists of a mixed-use residential/retail project comprised of two buildings that will be six and eight storeys in size. The redevelopment will also include accommodating the medical offices, pharmacy and restaurant that are currently onsite. Rosanne Hill Blaisdell,...

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June, 2013

Who Can Walk the Walk - Employee Wellness Challenge Friendly competition is healthy, right? June 4, 2013 marked the kick-off of the ‘Who Can Walk the Walk’ wellness challenge. Employees from Regina based real estate company Harvard Developments Inc. and local law firm MLT will track their steps with pedometers over a two week period. Battling to see which organization can out walk the other. Don Wilson, Managing Partner, MLT comments, “Our firm is always thrilled to engage in friendly competition with Harvard, the challenge is a great jumping...