Quay North Urban Development has over 40 years’ experience in property development, programming, consulting, and strategic business acquisition. The following highlights a few unique projects in our recent history.
LADNER MARKET CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT
Contracted by the Corporation of Delta, Quay North Urban Development conducted a viability study for development of a retail market on civic owned land, which included adaptive re-use of existing heritage building, substantial environmental sustainability studies, and detailed architectural, programing and merchandising plans. Delta adopted the recommendations by Quay North and incorporated into their OCP the developer incentive plan provided by Quay North.
DUNDEE FOOTBALL CLUB & DENS PARK STADIUM
Quay North purchased the football club and stadium in Dundee, Scotland, and carried out extensive renovations including, including revitalizing the concession area. Quay North implemented new accounting, ticketing and cash systems to ensure quality service. In later years a subsequent renovation of the property included addition of a greyhound race track within the stadium, a new restaurant, lounge, and additional concessions with betting booths.
TRI-CITY AMERICANS HOCKEY CLUB & COLISEUM
Quay North designed, built and operated a 6,500 seat multipurpose facility in Washington, USA. The Coliseum was built as the home to the Tri-City Americans, of the Western Hockey League franchise. The property also became the home of the Tri-City Chinook, a Continental Basketball Association franchise. The Coliseum was the host of various events large scale events and concerts by big name touring acts and sporting events.
Quay North has undertaken the design, construction and operation of pop-up restaurants for periods up to six months, for large festivals and expositions, such as Expo ’92 in Seville, Spain, and various other events around the world.
AM 1040 RADIO
After purchasing this failing radio station, Quay North Urban Development implemented and managed the relocation of the station to a high profile downtown location. Quay North also implemented format change of the station, and managed ongoing operations of this local radio station, until selling it years later.
CCS PROPERTIES, MEXICO
Quay North’s Mexico division, operating under CCS Properties, included the purchase and revitalization of two nightclubs, and one restaurant in Queretaro, near Mexico City. Quay North oversaw the design, construction, management and operations of these clubs as they became premier destinations in the region. Quay North’s Mexico division continued to grow with the purchase and redevelopment of an office building, as well as two acres of land for the development of 43 town homes. At the peak we employed over 100 staff in our Mexican office.
VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET
After opening in 2013, the ownership of Victoria Public Market engaged Quay North Urban in 2015 to assist in turning around this underperforming market property. Quay North Urban conducted a thorough review and evaluation of the Market’s existing tenant mix, operating procedures, marketing program, and developed a strategy for reviving this property.
Over a five-year period, Quay North Urban completed detailed lease negotiations with existing tenants and carried out extensive leasing and marketing activities to fill vacancies, as well as replacing some of the existing tenants, curating a tenant mix that better aligned with the overall vision for the market.
Quay North Urban also employed a team to administer operational and marketing services, providing the framework for the ongoing successful operation of the Market, as well as to promote the property, increase market share and awareness, and activate the site with ongoing programming.