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AR­CHI­TEC­TURE FIRMS

NAME: Jonathan Hughes TI­TLE: Vice-pres­i­dent for pub­lic build­ings, NORR Ltd. YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: One RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: Ex­pand­ing the firm’s busi­ness in the in­sti­tu­tional sec­tor across the na­tion. PAST PO­SI­TIONS: Di­rec­tor of Eastern On­tario op­er­a­tions, NORR Ltd. NO­TABLE PROJECTS: Collins Bay and Kingston Pen­i­ten­tiary re­de­vel­op­ments; South­west De­ten­tion Cen­tre; Hous­ing unit projects at both Collins Bay and Bath In­sti­tu­tions. Un­der Mr. Hughes’ lead­er­ship, NORR se­cured one of the most sig­nif­i­cant projects now un­der­way in Ot­tawa, the re­de­vel­op­ment of the Welling­ton Build­ing, an in­te­gral part of the Fed­eral Govern­ment’s Long Term Vi­sion and Plan for the Par­lia­men­tary Precinct.

NAME: David K. Cole TI­TLE: Pres­i­dent and man­ag­ing part­ner, COLE + As­so­ciates ED­U­CA­TION: Masters in Ar­chi­tec­ture, BES, OAA, MRAIC, CAHP, LEED ac­cred­ited pro­fes­sional YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: 18 RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: Lead­er­ship/ guid­ing projects through ap­proval pro­cesses PAST PO­SI­TIONS (JOBS AND COM­PA­NIES): Part­ner at Helmer Stranks and Cole Ar­chi­tects AWARDS OR RECOG­NI­TIONS: Ot­tawa Cit­i­zen, Best Ar­chi­tec­ture, 2005, City of Ot­tawa’s Fire Sta­tion No. 37. NO­TABLE PROJECTS: RCMP National Op­er­a­tions Cen­tre in Ot­tawa; Space op­ti­miza­tion / lower bay fit-up of the National Mu­seum of Science and Tech­nol­ogy

NAME: Barry J. Hobin TI­TLE: Prin­ci­pal / ar­chi­tect, Barry J. Hobin and As­so­ciates

ED­U­CA­TION: Bach­e­lor of Ar­chi­tec­ture, Car­leton Univer­sity

YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: 34

RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: An­tic­i­pat­ing emerg­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties, trends, and strate­gic man­age­ment PAST PO­SI­TIONS: Past Di­rec­tor of Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity, National Cap­i­tal Re­gion; mem­ber of the Car­leton Univer­sity Board of Gov­er­nors

AWARDS OR RECOG­NI­TIONS: Univer­sity Medal

NO­TABLE PROJECTS: Mas­ter Plan for the re­de­vel­op­ment of Lansdowne Park (with Richard Bris­bon); West­boro Sta­tion Re­de­vel­op­ment; The Re­de­vel­op­ment of Beaver Bar­racks Pro­ject (Short­listed as one of 10 fi­nal­ists world­wide for the 2013 world habi­tat awards)

COM­MER­CIAL REAL ES­TATE BRO­KERS

NAME: Alain Des­marais TI­TLE: Se­nior man­ag­ing di­rec­tor and bro­ker of record, Cush­man and Wake­field Ot­tawa

ED­U­CA­TION: MBA, Queens Univer­sity

YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: Five

RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: Over­see­ing the day to day op­er­a­tions of the bro­ker­age. That in­cludes all of our ser­vices: com­mer­cial of­fice, in­dus­trial and re­tail leas­ing and in­vest­ment sales, busi­ness de­vel­op­ment and man­age­ment of the over­all op­er­a­tion. PAST PO­SI­TIONS: Vice-pres­i­dent, of­fice leas­ing, Cush­man and Wake­field Ltd.

AWARDS OR RECOG­NI­TIONS: Ot­tawa Busi­ness Jour­nal’s Forty un­der 40 award (2005); Top sales awards within Cush­man and Wake­field.

BIG­GEST BUSI­NESS ACHIEVE­MENT: Pur­chas­ing the Ot­tawa busi­ness of Cush­man and Wake­field with part­ner Nathan Smith to be­come Cush­man and Wake­field Ot­tawa, which is an in­de­pen­dently owned af­fil­i­ate of Cush­man and Wake­field Ltd.

NAME: Kelvin Holmes TI­TLE: man­ag­ing di­rec­tor, Col­liers In­ter­na­tional

ED­U­CA­TION: BA, Car­leton Univer­sity

YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: 5.5

RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: Run­ning of the day-to-day op­er­a­tions of the Ot­tawa of­fice, in­clud­ing busi­ness de­vel­op­ment, re­cruit­ing and train­ing, and de­vel­op­ing and im­ple­ment­ing the long term strate­gic growth plan for the Ot­tawa group.

PAST PO­SI­TIONS: Bro­ker for the past 20 years at Col­liers and GWL Realty Ad­vi­sors.

BIG­GEST BUSI­NESS ACHIEVE­MENT: Be­ing se­lected to lead the lead­ing com­mer­cial real es­tate bro­ker­age in Ot­tawa.

NO­TABLE TRANS­AC­TIONS: Leas­ing 125,000 square foot buildto-suit of­fice space for ten­ant Mar­coni Com­mu­ni­ca­tion (land­lord was Can­derel)

NAME: Philip L. Zun­der TI­TLE: Bro­ker of record, De­cathlon Com­mer­cial Realty Corp.

ED­U­CA­TION: Bach­e­lor of Phys­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion, Univer­sity of Ot­tawa

YEARS IN CUR­RENT PO­SI­TION: Five

RE­SPON­SI­BIL­I­TIES: To run the com­pany, keep it prof­itable, en­sure that clients are get­ting the best ser­vice pos­si­ble, and try to main­tain a role in the com­mu­nity.

PAST PO­SI­TIONS (JOBS AND COM­PA­NIES): Sales rep with Col­liers In­ter­na­tional as well as Royal Lepage Com­mer­cial.

BIG­GEST BUSI­NESS ACHIEVE­MENT: Leav­ing the national firms and start­ing up my own lo­cal firm.

NO­TABLE TRANS­AC­TIONS: List­ing the Diefen­bunker in Carp for sale as well as the sale of the old Park Lane Ho­tel on Cooper Street.

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