VANCOUVER, Feb. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - QuadReal Property Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Dean Holmes as Senior Vice President of Residential Operations. Mr. Holmes will be responsible for QuadReal's national property operations, with emphasis on property management, marketing, leasing, resident services and overall portfolio performance.
"Dean has demonstrated experience in all aspects of the residential business, including acquisitions, operations, new development and dispositions," said Anthony Lanni, QuadReal Senior Vice President, Residential. "He will be an immediate and key contributor to the growth of our residential business, supporting the more than 300 professionals across Canada on our residential team – a team dedicated to delivering peerless service to our residents."
Mr. Holmes has over 25 years of experience working with some of the best residential operators in the United States and Canada.
Prior to joining QuadReal, Mr. Holmes was Senior Vice President of Operations with Campus Apartments, where he oversaw operations for the firm's national student housing portfolio. Previous to that, he was Chief Operating Officer with Madison Apartment Group, where he oversaw the firm's national multi-family platform. Earlier, he served as Division Vice President with Berkshire Property Advisors, where he led operations in multiple U.S. markets.
Mr. Holmes holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Maryland, and is a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is a Certified Property Manager Candidate with the Institute of Real Estate Management. He is also a member of the Multifamily Advisory Board for TransUnion and a member of the National Multi Housing Council.
"I am pleased to be joining QuadReal's team, especially at such an important milestone in the company's history," said Mr. Holmes. "I look forward to complementing the team's great work across the country as we build trusted relationships with our more than 20,000 residents."
Mr. Holmes will be based out of QuadReal's Commerce Court West offices in Toronto. In a coordinated transition on February 1 2018, QuadReal added to its existing portfolio the responsibility for management of close to 6,000 residential suites. Following a further transition on May 1 2018, QuadReal will manage a total of over 12,000 residential suites.
About QuadReal: Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, QuadReal Property Group is a Canadian real estate investment, development and management company operating on a global scale. The company's $24.5 billion portfolio spans 23 Global Cities across 17 countries. Owned by bcIMC, one of Canada's largest institutional investors, QuadReal was established to manage its real estate investment portfolio. QuadReal aims to deliver prudent growth and strong investment returns, and to create and sustain environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come. For more information, visit: www.quadreal.com