East Port Properties Announces Ownership Changes

Judy Wall and Alison MacKinnon Assume Full Ownership of East Port Properties Limited

03 May 2017, Dartmouth, NS – John Lindsay is pleased to announce that business partners Judy Wall and Alison MacKinnon have taken over full ownership of East Port Properties Limited.

Judy Wall has been named President, and Alison MacKinnon, Chief Financial Officer. John Lindsay has moved into the role of Chairman.

“I am extremely pleased to announce this new ownership,” said John Lindsay, Chairman of East Port Properties. “I’ve worked with Judy and Alison for over 25 years, and I know with their experience and passion for this industry and company, East Port is in the best possible hands. We’re going to continue to develop innovative projects, and have many more successes together.”

Judy Wall brings over 30 years in the real estate industry to her new role. Since starting with the Lindsay family at Purdy’s Wharf in Halifax, she has developed, leased, and managed more than three million square feet of first-class office and industrial buildings. Over the past five years she has led the design and construction of the newest building at the Bluefrog Business Campus in Dartmouth, NS, the first new office building in St. Johns in 25 years – 351 Water Street, and led the development and leasing of a 250,000-square-foot industrial campus in Mount Pearl – the Beclin Business Park. All of these developments have now been LEED® Certified, with 351 Water Street achieving Gold Certification.

Alison MacKinnon has managed the financial requirements of first-class real estate portfolios for some of Canada’s largest pension funds over the past 25 years. In her new role as CFO, she is responsible for the financial management and accounting requirements at both property management and corporate levels for over two million square feet of office and industrial portfolios.

“Alison and I are honoured that John has entrusted us with the continuation of his family company, one that has punched well above its weight class for over 30 years,” said Judy Wall, President, East Port Properties. “We are also pleased that he will continue working with us in his visionary role of seeing the opportunities long before they pull into town – a vision that is predicated on his unwavering belief in the possibilities of Atlantic Canada.”

For over 30 years, John Lindsay and East Port Properties have developed millions of square feet of workspace, making East Port Properties a leader in property development and management, and in building sustainable, creative, and innovative world-class properties in Atlantic Canada.

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