Redefining Real Estate Management
Inside Edge Properties is a premium, full-service real estate management company that brings innovative and strategic thinking to the real estate industry in the greater Ottawa area.
Our fully integrated team delivers sound advice and professional support to clients at every stage of the real estate investment and management process.
We develop disciplined and sustainable investment strategies and identify well-located assets with stable income and value-add potential. Our experienced team handles the acquisition process and manages the real estate over the life cycle of the investment.
We provide owners with effective and professional services, including asset management, property management, project management and leasing. We work to preserve and enhance the value of your investments and we streamline financial reporting with an industry-leading, integrated platform. From monthly financial statements to the detailed accounting required by institutional investors, we provide the financial information investors need to make well-informed decisions.
Inside Edge identifies opportunities to enhance value by improving occupancy levels, creating operating efficiencies, asset repositioning and redevelopment. We are a committed team of highly experienced real estate professionals.
David Hunter President
A licensed engineer and certified project manager, David is a “big picture” leader who never loses sight of the details. David manages the day-to-day business activities of Inside Edge Properties and is involved in all business transactions and corporate operations. With a degree in electrical engineering, David has been, and continues to be, instrumental in overseeing the company’s operational activities, service delivery, construction projects, and investments. At Inside Edge, David helped pioneer advanced tenant services and client-reporting capabilities. Today, he lends his considerable expertise to a disciplined strategy that ensures investments are focused on specifically targeted properties designed to achieve risk-adjusted returns.
Prior to joining the company, David worked for a local engineering firm that focused on large-scale real estate construction projects. He has left his mark on a number of landmark projects in the National Capital Region.
Taylor Hunter Senior Vice President
Taylor is responsible for managing the company’s strategic direction, leasing, and business development efforts. Taylor’s calculated insight and management skills allow him to effectively oversee the company’s expanding commercial real estate portfolio. His ability to think critically and recognize innovative opportunities has resulted in success in other areas of the business, including acquisitions and corporate communications.
His experience extends to all aspects of the business including property management, project management, asset management, and leasing. He is a trusted industry expert with a focus on office, retail, and industrial assets.
Taylor’s in-depth knowledge of commercial real estate, particularly in Ottawa and the surrounding area, has been fundamental to the company’s growth and achievements. Taylor is a licensed real estate broker who is registered with the Real Estate Council of Ontario. A graduate of Carleton University with a degree that includes a concentration in business law, he has been with Inside Edge Properties since 2006.
Jordan R. Bianconi Vice President, Acquisitions & Business Development
Jordan is a proven real estate professional who has experience in all major areas of commercial real estate including the office, retail, industrial, and development-land sectors. At Inside Edge, Jordan is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the Inside Edge platform and its investment activities, including sourcing opportunities, structuring and negotiating agreements with partners, and assisting in the underwriting, due diligence, and asset management processes.
Having executed more than $600 million in real estate transactions for a wide array of clients, Jordan has considerable experience with private, institutional, and owner-users as well as REITS, public, and crown corporations. With a thorough understanding of key market dynamics and challenges, Jordan’s services have been used to determine highest and best use of properties and portfolios, while assisting with determining proper acquisition or dispositions strategies as well as marketing and leasing solutions. This expertise has resulted in Jordan being quoted by media such as the Ottawa Business Journal and the Real Estate News Exchange.
Prior to joining Inside Edge Properties, Jordan worked with Newmark Knight Frank Devencore as a Tenant Representative, Colliers International as a member of the National Investment Team, and Bassi Construction as the Director of Real Estate and Business Development.
Nicole Grimes, CPA, CA Chief Financial Officer
An accomplished Chartered Professional Accountant with over 15 years of experience, Nicole has proven expertise in financial reporting and analysis. Nicole’s role as Chief Financial Officer is to manage the overall financial health of the company. She is responsible for overseeing financial reporting and forecasting, tax planning, and analysis of growth, revenue, and profitability.
As a trusted advisor, Nicole delivers real-time analytics and strategic recommendations to ownership, providing guidance on long term business and financial planning strategies. She maintains investor relations and partnership compliance while capitalizing on revenue generating opportunities.
Nicole provides leadership and direction to our robust finance team by identifying operating efficiencies and improving the client experience through regular account touchpoints. She is also responsible for ensuring that our technology is optimized for the business as well as for our clients and customers, maintaining a superior level of quality and service.
Educated at both the University of Ottawa and Algonquin College, Nicole brings significant experience in commercial real estate accounting to Inside Edge.
Heather Cannon, CPA, CMA, RPA, FMA Director of Property Management
A designated accountant and certified property and facilities manager, Heather has held positions in both finance and property management for over 30 years, most recently with Westeinde Group and Windmill Developments as Vice President, Operations, and Director, Client Services, respectively.
She has collaborated regularly in the areas of construction, development, and leasing on diverse commercial and residential projects. Holding both professionalism and ethics at the forefront in her relationships, Heather has worked with a variety of tenants over the years, ranging from small retail businesses to large government departments.
Heather’s strong organizational and communication skills, coupled with her industry experience, have been integral in building and mentoring a solid property management team at Inside Edge. Heather currently leads a team of dedicated employees that includes building operators, property administrators, and property managers. Working together, they provide exceptional service to both our tenants and our clients. Heather believes training is a critical component of her team’s success and promotes opportunities to improve their professional and personal skills. The challenges of effective property management require a strong team where all members respect each other and work together to achieve success.
Lindsay Ambridge Manager of Corporate Services
With a broad background in managing corporate services teams, Lindsay brings diverse experiences to her role at Inside Edge Properties. She leads the planning and execution of several corporate functions, from marketing and communications to HR and administration, supporting the infrastructure that allows a company to run smoothly. In addition, she assists with implementing a variety of new initiatives to enhance the client and customer experience at Inside Edge.
Lindsay is an organizer and a communicator, dedicated to streamlining processes and fostering clarity of approach. Her aim is to help teams to thrive by optimizing workflows and ensuring that team members have the information and tools they need to perform at their highest level.
A graduate of the University of Michigan and Boston University, Lindsay’s background in academia has given her the ability to think critically and bring large, multi-faceted projects to fruition.
Rob Caldwell Property Manager
Rob’s reputation has been built on strong decision making, strategic leadership, performance, and an extraordinarily high standard of client care—something in which he takes pride. With experience managing a variety of mixed-use, office, and retail properties, he works hard to both understand and meet his clients’ needs. Before joining Inside Edge, Rob oversaw six properties—totalling more than two million square feet—in the Toronto area. During this time, he had the unique opportunity to collaborate with the City of Toronto to help develop a mass vaccination clinic with the North York General Hospital. As a property manager with Inside Edge, his role is to design and implement care and maintenance strategies that maximize a property’s performance.
Rob graduated from Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Before moving to Ottawa, he spent most of his life in the York Region, north of Toronto.
Ryan Aubertin Leasing Manager
Ryan is responsible for Inside Edge Properties’ leasing transactions. Having worked for a global commercial real estate firm prior to joining Inside Edge, Ryan brings a unique set of skills and experience to our team. His understanding of commercial lease transactions allows him to provide insights that benefit both landlords and tenants. Prior to joining Inside Edge, Ryan focused on the commercial leasing of office, industrial, and retail properties with Colliers International. Ryan was responsible for leasing over one million square feet for one of Ottawa’s largest commercial real estate portfolios owned by Manulife Real Estate.
Ryan has a range of experience assisting a variety of tenants and landlords including private, institutional, and pension-fund clientele. A bilingual and licensed real estate agent, Ryan is responsible for sourcing new opportunities, analyzing deal metrics, negotiating proposals with tenants, facilitating lease agreements from start to finish, and coordinating tenant fit-ups with our project management team.
Megan Beaulieu, PMP Project Manager
Megan brings a unique set of skills to Inside Edge Properties. Leveraging an Interior Design degree from Algonquin College and a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute, she manages, coordinates, and delivers high-quality projects on schedule and on budget. Megan oversees high-profile commercial construction projects for private and institutional property owners, ensuring that project requirements such as scope, quality, design, schedule, and budget are met to the client’s satisfaction. She also liaises with operations, leasing, and other departments at Inside Edge.
Before joining Inside Edge Properties, Megan worked as an Associate Project Manager, Major Capital Projects, with BGIS, an Ottawa Integrated Facility Management Services firm, and as the Facilities Lead (Project Coordinator) on corporate construction projects for MD Financial Management.
Victor Akinbobola Asset Manager
With significant experience in the real estate finance industry, Victor is responsible for Inside Edge Properties’ Asset Management. His focus is on underwriting new investment opportunities, monitoring assets to ensure optimal performance, and developing and implementing value-enhancing strategies for our clients. Victor also uses his expertise to identify opportunities for improved performance and liaises with other internal departments to create operating efficiencies and maximize returns.
Prior to joining Inside Edge Properties, Victor worked in the valuation division of CBRE Limited where he assisted in underwriting over $1.5 billion worth of real estate for clients such as Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan and Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust. While at CBRE, Victor was also responsible for providing market and technical advice, financial analysis, and valuation support for corporate, institutional, and private equity investors. At Inside Edge, Victor primarily focuses on office, retail, industrial, and mixed-use investments. Victor received his bachelor’s degree in commerce with a concentration in Accounting from Carleton University.
The Company We Keep
Satisfied owners and tenants are at the heart of Inside Edge. For more than 20 years we have partnered with many of the Ottawa region’s most successful commercial real estate investors and provided exceptional experiences for local, national and international tenants.
Great clients drive us to embrace innovation, grow value and continuously refine services to meet evolving trends. Working side-by-side with a broad range of clients from small investment groups to institutions and financial managers, we enjoy a reputation as one of Ottawa’s most trusted commercial real estate partners.
Highly focused and driven people are the backbone of our business. Our culture is built on collaboration, integrity and creativity. We strive to create an environment that will attract the best and brightest talent. Our track record of delivering exceptional returns is built on a set of common values. We stand behind each other and every one of our investors, tenants and business partners. We meet our commitments and, quite simply, we do what we say we will do. As real estate owners, we understand what adds value for investors and tenants and we apply that knowledge to every investment in our portfolio.