OUR TEAM AND PARTNERS
CEO, Master of Engeneering
Eric is the founding director of CoStone Group and responsible for the overall leadership and management of CoStone Group and its subsidiaries. With over a decade of experience and expertise in the real estate assets acquisition, development, construction management, land severance, rezoning, real estate improvement, and property management. Eric is primarily involved with capital raising, investor relations, and risk management. Eric also provides long term strategic direction and leverages his large network of real estate professionals to provide property acquisition opportunities. He served as President for Landeal Developments as well as VP of Investment for a leading land developer in Toronto before founding CoStone.
V.P. of Development, Planning Consultant, B.Arch. PMPl
Richard has a highly experienced and accomplished planning consultant professional, with skills and experience in project management and construction development. He has extensive experience with budget management in all phases of construction and knowledge in cost monitoring and scheduling, also a results-oriented construction professional with proven abilities in construction planning, project management, improving efficiency using creative methods, team building, and detailing project information to determine effective project completion. He is able to instill vision to achieve project goals and surpass production expectations while maintaining cost, safety, and scheduling through total quality management.
Scott is responsible for capital investment, strategic directing, marketing and sales. Scott has been working in the real estate industry in both Asia and North America for over a decade. He has experience in land development, project management, marketing and sales, property management, and construction. Previously, Scott has served as Vice General Manager at Soundwill Real Estate (China) Ltd. In 2008, he was a Partner, Directive General Manager at China Guangdong Leopower Culture Communication Co. Ltd. 2013, he worked at a public Hong Kong company, EPI Holdings Ltd. (HK. 0689), as a project manager in real estate investment. He served as President of Starry Worldwide Ltd. in Hong Kong in 2015.
V.P. of Investment
Harry has over 20 years of superior experience blended within technology, telecommunication and real estate industries. He is a multitasker with strong capabilities of building and managing client relations, and he has a great track record of business development. Harry delivered solid achievement in private equity investment and specializes in financing real estate projects, which includes Lamb Developments, Sunrise Homes and Landeal Developments projects. He graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a Master of Business Administration in Finance.
OAA, MRAIC, AANB, AIBC, AAA, SAA, MAA, NSAA, AAPEI
Guela’s ability to successfully build consensus among diverse stakeholder groups is a talent that has resulted in an exemplary portfolio of award-winning projects. Extending the boundaries of architecture, Guela’s design approach integrates urban and interior design, functional program development, branding, wayfinding, and graphic design. A graduate of the University of Toronto Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design in 1985, Guela currently holds memberships with provincial associations across Canada and the RAIC. Beyond practice, her influence extends to the profession as a City of Vaughan Design Review Panel Member, and a frequent invited public speaker in Canada and abroad.
Principal of The Planning Partnership, BES, MCIP, RPP
Over his 20 years of experience as a land use planner and development consultant, Bruce has worked extensively with both public and private sector clients, lending him a uniquely balanced approach to planning and development. His public sector experience includes the preparation of major planning research, policy studies, and land use and zoning regulations for municipalities and other government agencies across Ontario. Bruce has also provided strategic advice and consulting services to private sector clients, including developers, investors, and landowners, and has coordinated multidisciplinary teams in the development of residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects.
BURPl March MRAIC MCIP RPP
Harold is an award-winning thought leader with an insightful, ‘big picture’ perspective on all aspects of evolving urban contexts, from sustainable growth strategies for an urban region to the detailed streetscape design for a complete street transformation. He has over 25-years of experience gained in the private and public sectors, working on an array of projects of varying scopes, in both urban and suburban contexts, across Canada, as well as abroad. Harold has a respected expertise for leading and navigating complex urban regeneration initiatives that invariably entail the need for integrated, multi-disciplinary processes; creative and innovative multipronged solutions; meaningful stakeholder and/or public engagement; and, clear and compelling graphic and visual communications.
Lawyer Principal at Joel Etienne Barrister & Solicitor
Originally from New Brunswick, Joel began his legal studies at the University of Montreal before graduating from the University of Moncton Faculty of Law in 1999. For the past 20 years, Joel has been practicing criminal litigation and regulatory law at an expert level. As such, he is a frequent guest on CBC Radio and Television, educating the public on all aspects of litigation. In 2012, he founded EME Professional Corp with Dov Maierovitz and has since continued his legal work as an experienced, trial-tested lawyer. Father of two, Joel is happy to communicate with clients in French, English, and Spanish.
ArchitectsAlliance is a Toronto-based architectural firm headed by architect Peter Clewes. It was formed in 1999 with the merger of Wallman Clewes Bergman (composed of Rudy Wallman, Peter Clewes and Ralph Bergman) and Van Nostrand DiCastri Architects.
Minden Gross LLP is a full-service business law firm providing representation and assistance in the broad areas of real estate, corporate and commercial transactions, litigation, securities and capital markets, and employment and labour law.
Bousfields Inc. is one of the pre-eminent community planning firms in Ontario with special expertise in urban design, planning policy, community design, development approvals, community consultation and project management.
EME Professional Corp. EME Professional Corp team of law professionals can assist clients with all of clients’ legal needs. EME offers creative solutions that get the results clients want at reasonable rates. EME is in the business of helping people and giving guidance through life’s challenges and opportunities. EME serves across Brampton, Kitchener, North York, Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Orillia, Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough, Vaughan, Markham, Oshawa, Guelph, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, and the surrounding areas.
Established in 1979, Quinn Dressel Associates is widely recognised for its major buildings throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and China. Quinn Dressel have earned the respect and recognition of their peers in the industry for consistent production of sound and creative designs of structural systems for all types of buildings across the world.
Committed specifically to the interface of the profit and non-profit sector, the ARK studio engages a close-knit team of young Canadian designers to explore and challenge the boundaries of architecture. Beyond traditional disciplines of master planning, architecture, urban and interior design, the ARK team has expanded the limits of design to integrate a wide range of related services including virtual experience, film and animations, branding, signage and graphic design. Licensed to practice across Canada, with Building Code Designation and LEED certification, the ARK team has demonstrated design leadership in Inclusive Design, Wayfinding and Universal Accessibility. Building consensus amongst complex stakeholders, engaging diverse community groups, senior communities, and municipal / regional authorities are notable fields of excellence.
The Planning Partnership was established in 1995 as a combination of firms and individuals with a mutual passion for all aspects of community-building. Today, their practice combines the broadly defined disciplines of urban design, communications, planning and landscape architecture. They work at all scales, from regional to municipal to community to neighbourhood to site-specific, and in both urban and rural settings. They work for local and regional municipalities, major institutions, community groups, business associations and the private sector.
ERA Architects Inc. In practice since 1990, ERA Architects Inc. has over 85 staff members based in Toronto, Montréal, and Ottawa. The founding principals of ERA are members of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP), and are Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. ERA frequently works collaboratively with other firms to engage in city building, conserving heritage architecture and improving the built environment. They also generate publications and exhibitions related to Toronto and to Canada’s built environment.
WeirFoulds LLP For over 150 years, the lawyers of WeirFoulds have been proud to serve their clients in their most difficult and complex matters. They are the firm of choice for discerning clients within core areas of practice: (1) Litigation; (2) Corporate; (3) Property; and (4) Government Law. Within these core areas, as well as key sub-specialties, they address highly sophisticated legal challenges. We have acted in some of Canada’s most significant mandates and have represented clients in many landmark cases. Reflecting the firm’s focus, their lawyers are consistently recognized as leaders in their chosen areas of practice and in the profession at large.
SLR Consulting is a leader in global environmental and advisory services. They work with clients across seven sectors, delivering over 30 technical disciplines from a network of offices in Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and Africa. SLR provides global consultancy advice and support on strategic and site-specific issues to business, regulatory and governmental clients. It specializes in the Oil & Gas, Built Environment, Mining & Minerals, Infrastructure, Industry and Power sectors.
Hans Steel Canada is proud to be the North American Division of Qingdao Wuxiao Group. With a brand new, highly advanced fabrication facility located in Stouffville, Ontario, Hans Steel Canada is committed to providing fast, reliable and cost effective service and quality products to the structural steel industry, particularly within the Power Transmission and Distribution sectors.