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Blair Forster

President

(306) 536-5177

As President of Forster Harvard Development Corp., Blair is responsible for sourcing new opportunities, creating the vision for every project and upholding relationships with partners and clients, while working closely with the team during all stages of the development.

Blair has over 30 years of experience in the real estate development industry where he has specialized in land acquisition, development management, project management, financing and leasing of residential and commercial projects.

Blair spent 24 years with Harvard Developments where he oversaw Harvard’s Canadian Real Estate division and developed over 6 million square feet of retail space, followed by six years as a joint venture partner and President of Forster Projects.  Blair is honoured to solidify this long-term relationship on a permanent basis with the formation of Forster Harvard Development Corp.

Alicia Forster

Vice President, Marketing & Operations

(306) 533-1193

As Vice President, Marketing & Operations for Forster Harvard Development Corp., Alicia is responsible for the planning, development and execution of integrated marketing activities, multimedia campaigns, brand management and digital strategies for the company and the projects.  Working closely with the team, Alicia is actively involved in every stage of the development process and provides direction for tenant coordination.  Alicia has over 25 years of experience and oversees the day-to-day strategic operations in support of the company’s growth and success, including information technology, personnel, purchasing and administration.

Darryl Meier

Chief Financial Officer

(306) 530-4564

As Chief Financial Officer for Forster Harvard Development Corp., Darryl is responsible for overseeing all matters as it relates to financial management, including financing, accounting, financial analyses and projections, and banking.  Darryl has nearly 30 years of real estate development experience, including leasing/sales, design, construction, financing and accounting.

Over his career, Darryl has worked closely with Blair and has been involved with the successful development of over 6 million square feet of retail space and has been instrumental in securing over $500 million of financing. Darryl’s invaluable experience has made him a respected and knowledgeable source in the industry and with our financial partners.

Nathan Wilhelm

Vice President, Development & Construction

(306) 535-0845

As Vice President, Development & Construction for Forster Harvard Development Corp., Nathan oversees all Development and Construction activities and works closely with the Leasing teams in managing various future and concurrent construction projects across Western Canada. Nathan has over 20 years of experience in leading a team, working with consultants, contractors, and suppliers and managing large projects, including scheduling, budgeting, and cost management. Nathan has a Construction Engineering diploma from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and he recently obtained his PMP designation and Masters Certificate in Project Management (MCPM) through the University of Saskatchewan Edwards School of Business.

Dan Woychuk

Vice President, Retail Leasing

(306) 519-1628

Since joining the retail real estate industry in 1993, Dan has become a specialist in shopping centre leasing, including evaluating tenant mix, developing leasing strategies, project marketing, and lease negotiations. As Vice President, Retail Leasing, Dan is responsible for implementing and overseeing the leasing of Forster Harvard Development Corp.’s retail portfolio. Dan’s experience has led him to participate in various successful large-scale retail projects throughout Western Canada; building key relationships with industry leading retailers, brokers, developers and consultants.

Shawna Holmes

Project Manager, Development & Construction

(639) 590-5049

Born and raised in Regina, Shawna worked in the local commercial construction industry for over seven years before joining the FHDC team as Project Manager, Development & Construction. With a background primarily on the general contracting side, she brings a practical perspective and valuable experience to our construction team. Shawna is actively involved in the construction process for multiple concurrent commercial projects and is committed to building great relationships as well as great buildings. Shawna recently obtained her PMP designation and Masters’s Certificate in Project Management (MCPM) through the Schulich School of Business – York University in Toronto, ON.

 

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