Fortress Real Developments welcomes new SVP, Ben Myers

Market research expert joins one of Canada's largest and fastest growing real estate development companies

TORONTO, March 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Fortress Real Developments, a real estate development company with projects in nine major urban markets across Canada, announced today the strategic hiring of Ben Myers in the role of Senior Vice President, Market Research and Analytics. Myers, a real estate veteran with international research experience, will provide the Fortress team with expert statistical analysis that will enhance and expand the company's services, further cementing Fortress Real Developments as an industry leader in the real estate sector.

"Ben is one of the most knowledgeable analysts in the real estate industry and we are thrilled to have him onboard with Team Fortress," said Jawad Rathore, President and CEO, Fortress Real Developments. "With one of the country's leading experts on market research in house, it will allow Fortress to move more quickly and efficiently to capitalize on the best opportunities in the Canadian market for us, for our partners and for all those participating in our business process."

Myers brings more than 12 years of market research and analysis experience in Toronto and Dallas, as well as unmatched enthusiasm and a top-notch reputation. He comes to Fortress from Urbanation, a leader in condominium market research, where he was Executive Vice President, responsible for tracking, analyzing, and reporting on Toronto's condominium market on a quarterly basis, in addition to providing custom consulting services, including site-specific pricing studies and consumer surveys. He is one of the most quoted real estate analysts in Canada and considered one of the foremost experts on the condominium and rental apartment markets in Toronto.

"The depth, breadth and scope of Fortress' offerings is what attracted me to them," said Myers. "With 34 active projects in nine major Canadian cities, totaling more than $2 billion in built out value, I was particularly impressed by what they have accomplished over the past two years. I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic team and excited about the opportunity to lend my expertise to ensure the highest possible return for our partners and investors."

For more information on Fortress Real Developments, please visit: http://www.fortressrealdevelopments.com/

About Fortress Real Developments
Fortress Real Developments is a Richmond Hill based Canadian real estate development company that researches and analyzes opportunities in major Canadian markets. The company is focused on quality projects with recognizable alpha in residential low-rise, high-rise, commercial, industrial and land servicing opportunities.

SOURCE: Fortress Real Developments

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