Chief Development Officer, Infrastructure Ontario
Sector: Private Sector
Heather has over 15 years of progressive experience working in real estate. Heather worked as a real estate consultant, and most recently as a Development Director with Canada’s largest multi‐family landlord, where she led the widely recognized Regent Park revitalization. Regent Park, which consists of 69‐acres in downtown Toronto, is the largest urban renewal project in Canada. Heather’s team was responsible for the relocation of 2,000 families, the demolition of 54 buildings, the delivery of roads, parks, community infrastructure, 300,000 square feet of commercial space and 7,500 units of multi‐family housing. In the past five years, Heather delivered over 1,850 units of multi‐family housing (over 700 rental units and 1,150 condominium units) on time and on budget.
Heather started at Realstar in 2016 as Vice President, Development. She is responsible for the overall execution of $900M+ in active development mandates.
Heather has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, a Bachelor of Architecture from McGill University and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Heather is a licensed architect with the Ontario Association of Architects and a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.