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Wesbild Holdings Ltd. is Formed

Wesbild Holdings Ltd. is formed.

First Future Shop Opens

Inwest, Wesbild’s parent company, opens the first Future Shop location in Canada.

Pinetree Village Development Begins

Development on the now bustling Pinetree Village begins. The Village came to include a Future Shop and Save-On-Foods.

First Avenue Marketplace Development is Completed

Wesbild completes development on Vancouver's First Avenue Marketplace.

Station Square Opens in Burnaby

Wesbild opens Station Square Shopping Centre in Burnaby. The development included the two Grand Corniche high-rise condominuim towers and the 100 room Metrotown Holiday Inn.

Wesbild Purchases Land on Westwood Plateau

Wesbild purchases 1,410 acres on Westwood Plateau in Coquitlam from the government of British Columbia.

Wesbild Aquires Westwood Village

Wesbild acquires Westwood Village in Seattle, WA.

Street of Dreams Showcased

Wesbild hosts the first of two Street of Dreams showcases at Westwood Plateau.

Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Opens

Wesbild opens Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club. Westwood goes on to win multiple awards including Best Game in Town and 5th Best Customer Service in North America from Golf Digest Magazine. Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club was sold to Revs Entertainment in 2009.

Future Shop Sold to Best Buy

Wesbild parent company, Inwest Investments sells Future Shop to Best Buy. Founded by Inwest in the early 1980s, Future Shop grew to become Canada's largest electronics retailer before the business was sold.

Wesbild Purchases Land for the Foothills at Burke Mountain

Wesbild purchases over 400 acres of land in Coquitlam from the Province of British Columbia and private landowners to ultimately create the Foothills at Burke Mountain.

Westwood Plateau Community is Completed

Wesbild completes the development of Westwood Plateau, then the largest master-planned community in Canada with 2,350 single family homes, 2,170 multi-family homes and more than 15,000 residents.

Major Shopping Centre Purchases

Wesbild purchases five community shopping centres between 2005 and 2007. With the opening of a new centre in 2010 and another in 2011, Wesbild now owns nine centres in total.

Turtle Mountain Construction Begins

Wesbild begins construction on Turtle Mountain. When completed, the neighbourhood will be home to more than 2,000 residents.

Wesbild Acquires Predator Ridge Golf Resort Community

Wesbild aquires Predator Ridge Gold Resort Community and commences a complete clubhouse renovation and the construction of a new 18-hole championship golf course.

Predator Ridge Hosts Telus World Skins Game

Predator Ridge hosts the Telus World Skins Game for the second time.

New Ridge Course Unveilved

A celebratory season for Predator Ridge - the brand new Doug Carrick- designed Ridge Course is unveiled with rave reviews.

Garibaldi Village Opens

Wesbild opens Garibaldi Village in Squamish, BC. The development is positioned to be the leading shopping destination for locals and out-of-towners.

Wesbild Aquires Pacific Place Mall

Located in Calgary, 15 minutes from downtown in the busy 36th street retail corridor, Pacific Place Mall features 187,000 square feet of retail space and is adjacent to the Marlborough LRT Station.

Westwood Village and Burien Town Plaza Sold

Wesbild sells Westwood Village and Burien Town Plaza to Bentall Kennedy and Merlone Geier respectively.

Sale of Four Centres

Garibaldi Village, Clover Square Village, Railyard Mall, Boitanio Plaza are all sold to Standard Life.

Nelson Shopping Centre Sold

Chahko Mika Mall located in Nelson, BC, is sold to Ruican.

Hockey Canada Partnership Announced

Predator Ridge announces preferred partnership alliance with Hockey Canada. The only partnership of its kind in Canada. Predator Ridge becomes "the official Summer Home of Hockey Canada".

LIFT Program at CABE Announced

Wesbild creates the Wesbild LIFT Scholarship that commits significant funds to support Coquitlam's CABE Secondary graduates get post secondary traning and education.

Meridian Crossing Opens

Located at the entry to Burke Mountain, Wesbild designed, constructed and leased Meridian Crossing. Tenants include Subway, 7-Eleven and Cefa Junior Kindergarten. Wesbild sells Meridian Crossing in late 2013.

Predator Ridge Unveils Whitetail

Predator Ridge unveils a new neighbourhood at Predator Ridge featuring a new architecture, a variety of lot sizes and the same unsurpassed living.

Meridian Corner Contruction Starts

Located across the street from Meridian Crossing on Burke Mountain, construction on Meridian Corner is underway with completion expected within the year. Tenants will include Shoppers Drug Mart and TD Canada Trust.

Wesbild Purchases Land on Burke Mountain

Wesbild purchases 370 acres of land from the Province of British Columbia on Burke Mountain

Burke Mountain Shopping Centres Sold

Meridian Crossing and Meridian Corner are sold.

Gibsons Park Plaza Renovations Complete

Re-tenanting and renovations completed at Gibsons Park Plaza. Under Wesbild’s ownership Gibsons Park Plaza was completely renovated including a new facade and improved parking lot landscaping. New tenants have also been added including Howe Sound Pharmacy, Gibsons Medical Clinic, Fields and Starbucks.

Predator Ridge Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Predator Ridge celebrates 25 years of amazing moment. Festivities include culinary arts, homeowner rodeo and a live performance by Tom Cochrane. 2016 also sees the opening of a renovated restaurant with expanded patio and brand new banquet facility.

Since 1981, Wesbild has been creating livable, environmentally responsible homes, neighbourhoods, and community gathering places. A privately held real estate development company, Wesbild specializes in master-planned communities, shopping centres, high rises and golf courses. Each Wesbild project has one thing in common: it is an inviting, thoughtfully designed place that brings people together.

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