The Hill Companies


January, 2015

Paul and Carol Hill Named Citizens of the Year for 2014   The Hill Companies’ Chairman, President and CEO Paul Hill, along with his wife Carol, have been named the 2014 Citizens of the Year by CTV Regina. Each year, CTV accepts nominations for the Regina Citizen of the Year Award, and presents the award to a winner who exemplifies excellence in community service. The award was announced December 31 on CTV's News At Six by David Fisher, Vice President and General Manager of CTV Saskatchewan.   “Over the decades, the service of Paul and Carol...

November, 2014

United Way Summer Success Program Earlier this year, Harvard Developments and Harvard Property Management (Regina) teamed up with the United Way on a flagship education program for inner-city elementary students called “Summer Success”. The idea of the program was to help students avoid the “summer slide” – which is a term used to describe students who tend to forget the skills and knowledge they learned from the past academic year. To accomplish this, the United Way and participating inner city schools began a three week...

November, 2014

Paul Hill Recognized as 2014 Business Leader of the Year The Hill Companies Chairman, President and CEO Paul Hill was recently named the 2014 Business Leader of the Year by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, and was presented with the award on November 1st as part of the 2014 ABEX Awards presentation. The Achievement for Business Excellence Award for Business Leader of the Year is awarded to an individual who exemplifies the qualities of a business visionary who has shown outstanding success in business or industry through the development of a...

July, 2014

Mother Teresa Middle School Celebrates First Graduating Class Regina, SK June 2014 - Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS) has reached a major milestone as the school celebrates its first graduating class. Sixteen students, all who completed grades six through eight, will now move on to continue their education at the high school level. Throughout the past school year, the students along with the MTMS graduate support director and mentors, researched local high schools to determine which would be the students’ best fit and ultimately decided where to...

May, 2014

RIDERS ANNOUNCE RADIO RIGHTS EXTENSION WITH 620 CKRM The Saskatchewan Roughriders and 620 CKRM, a Harvard Radio Station, are proud to announce an extension of their radio broadcast rights agreement which began in 1983.  As per team policy, terms were not disclosed.   “We are delighted to extend our partnership with the Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club,” said Cam Cowie Vice President and COO Harvard Broadcasting. “With the extension, CKRM will continue to be the football clubs trusted voice to Rider Nation, over the air in Saskatchewan...

April, 2014

Ivanhoé Cambridge, Harvard Developments and Forster Projects to develop Outlet Collection at Winnipeg Montreal, Quebec, April 29, 2014 – Ivanhoé Cambridge, Harvard Developments and Forster Projects announced today they have joined forces to develop a 385,000 ft2 (36 000 m2) new retail outlet destination in Winnipeg, Manitoba: Outlet Collection at Winnipeg. Targeting a spring 2017 opening, the Outlet Collection at Winnipeg will be developed on a 40-acre (16 ha) site within the northwest quadrant of Kenaston Boulevard and Sterling Lyon Parkway as a further expansion of the Outlet Collection...

April, 2014

Harvard Developments Inc. and Greystone Managed Investments Inc. to acquire Winnipeg’s premier office tower at 201 Portage Avenue WINNIPEG, April 28, 2014 ‐ Asper Tower Inc. (ATI) and Harvard Developments Inc., in partnership with Greystone Managed Investments Inc. (on behalf of its institutional clients), have agreed to terms for the sale and purchase of Winnipeg’s premier office building at 201 Portage Avenue. Closing of the deal is expected to occur at the end of May.   The transaction involves 201 Portage, the 33‐storey office tower that provides 510,000 square feet of prime Grade‐A office space to...

March, 2014

Harvard Welcomes Marshalls to Grasslands Marshalls, a U.S-based retail chain, opened its first Saskatchewan location at Grasslands. The store offers brand-name clothing, footwear and accessories at prices well below what you'll find in boutiques and department stores. For a complete listing of Grasslands retailers, please click here. To be redirected to the Marshalls Canada website please click here.   Shoppers eagerly wait to browse the aisles at Marshalls Grasslands.

March, 2014

Diversification and Dedication, Harvard featured in Chicago based DDC Journal -DDC Journal, Spring 2014 Continually owned and operated by the Hill family since 1903, Harvard Developments Inc. offers a range of real estate services dedicated to creating value for assets. The company has adapted and diversified over the years, but its commitment to core family values has remained intact. “One of the key competitive strengths is our personnel,” says Steve Enns, Vice President and General Manager of Harvard Property Management. “We take great care to share those company...

March, 2014

Harvard Communities Launches Westerra Website Harvard Communities and its joint venture partner Forster Projects Inc. officially launched the Westerra website.  Conveniently located in west Regina, the proposed 489 acre mixed use community will combine residential, retail and professional services into one neighbourhood. Westerra is one of only three new neighbourhoods approved for the next phase of the City of Regina’s Growth Plan. To learn more, click here to view the website.

January, 2014

Paul J. Hill School of Business Shines at JDC West The case study approach to learning adapted by the Paul J. Hill School of Business has proven to be highly effective. For the third year in a row, the business school captured top honours at the annual JDC West business competition. The 2014 event was held at the U of R from January 17 -19.  A total of 11 western Canadian universities competed against each other by solving case studies in the following areas: Accounting, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources,...

January, 2014

Harvard Broadcasting Welcomes Two Alberta Stations Harvard Broadcasting announced the launch of two Alberta radio stations. Based out of Fort McMurray, 100.5 CRUZ FM plays a wide variety of classic rock, mainstream rock, pop, pop/ rock and new wave from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s. Edmonton’s newest radio station, 95.7 CRUZ FM, guarantees to play great music, all the time!  95.7 CRUZ FM is home to Edmonton’s biggest playlists and showcases hits from artists such as Bon Jovi, Queen, Nickelback, KISS and Bruce Springsteen.   Click here...

November, 2013

Harvard Announces Plans for Eau Claire Harvard Developments Inc. announced plans for the redevelopment of Eau Claire (Calgary, AB) on November 15, 2013. The fully integrated mixed-use project will be comprised of 2.5 million square feet, housing five towers, 1,000 residential units, 800,000 square feet of office space and 550,000 square feet of retail. Harvard has been working alongside the City of Calgary and various community groups to establish the final design and is completing the land-use application that will be submitted...

September, 2013

Harvard Announces New Retailers Coming to Grasslands Shopping Centre REGINA, SK. (September 20, 2013) – Harvard Developments Inc., a Hill Company, is proud to announce a number of high profile new retailers opening soon at its Grasslands shopping centre in Regina, SK.  “These retailers include a mix of new to market entrants such as U.S. based Cabela’s, Marshall’s, Bed Bath and Beyond and Party City along with the first Regina locations for Bouclair Home and Cora.” says Blair Forster, Vice President, Development for Harvard.  “Retailers already represented...

September, 2013

Harvard Developments Inc. Approved as CA Training Office Harvard Developments has been approved as a CA Training Office by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan. As of September 12, Harvard will officially serve as a go-to resource for training CA students who are pursuing a career in accounting (non-external audit path). The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan is an impartial organization which represents 2,000 Chartered Accountants and students who have the responsibility of providing accurate and independent...