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[Guelph, Ontario – May 26, 2022]

Skyline Group of Companies proudly took home the Community Service award at the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) 2022 Innovation and Excellence Awards.

Held annually to showcase achievement among residential housing providers in Nova Scotia throughout the previous year, the awards were hosted at The Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, NS.

Skyline currently has six properties in Nova Scotia, owned by Skyline Apartment REIT and managed by Skyline Living. The properties are located in Bedford, Dartmouth, and Halifax.

IPOANS’ Community Service award commemorates above-and-beyond achievement in community service over the previous year, awarding companies that go the extra mile in helping their surrounding communities.

Skyline was presented with this award for 2022 in honour of its community initiatives in Nova Scotia. These include the Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser, where the Nova Scotia team, led by past IPOANS award winner Ashley Morine, raised $2,060 (with another $2,060 matched by Skyline) to support a non-profit organization in Dartmouth. It also included Skyline’s 2021 Spring Hope Food Drive, where Skyline’s two Dartmouth locations raised the most donations out of all Skyline properties.

“Community service is a key component of our sustainability efforts at Skyline,” said R. Jason Ashdown, Co-Founder & Chief Sustainability Officer, Skyline Group of Companies.

“In all the industries we do business in—including the rental housing industry—we recognize our responsibility to act as influencers and agents of positive change, ensuring that we are working to build strong, supportive, and sustainable communities. Winning this award reinforces our efforts and shows us that the scope of this growth we’ve embarked on is not only worthwhile, but essential to the future of the Canadian rental housing industry.”

In addition, Skyline Living employee Kevin Crowell was a finalist for the IPOANS Maintenance Technician of the Year Award.

“We’re so very proud of all of our team members who keep pushing the envelope with their commitment toward their jobs, their fellow staff, our tenants, and the surrounding community as a whole,” said BJ Santavy, Vice President, Skyline Living.

“It’s important to us that Skyline Living is a place where our team, our partners, and our valued tenants can be their best selves and live their best lives. We’re ushering in a real perspective shift in the rental housing industry that prioritizes a more holistic approach to providing housing and that means that social responsibility is woven into the fabric of everything each of us does every day.”


About Skyline Group of Companies

Skyline Group of Companies (“Skyline”) is a fully integrated asset acquisition, management, development, and investment entity.

It is comprised of companies that provide services in real estate management and development, as well as clean energy management and development.

Skyline currently manages more than $7.9 billion across its real estate and clean energy platforms.

With more than 1,000 employees across Canada, Skyline works to provide safe, clean, and comfortable places for tenants to call home, great places to do business, sustainable solutions for a greener future, and an engaging experience for its investors.

View Skyline’s 20th Anniversary celebration video to see how Skyline is grounded in real estate, powered by people, and growing for the future.

For more information about Skyline Group of Companies, please visit

About Skyline Living

As one of Canada’s most prominent apartment rental providers, Skyline Living exists to provide safe, clean, and comfortable places for its residents to call home.

Providing homes in dozens of communities across Canada, Skyline Living is an industry leader in customer service, environmental stewardship, and community giving. It works to create and maintain thriving, vibrant communities for its residents, employees, and the neighbourhoods in which they live and work.

To learn more about Skyline Living, or for rental inquiries, please visit

Skyline Living is a part of Skyline Group Of Companies.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Bethany Curtis
Manager, Content Marketing and Communications, Skyline Group of Companies
5 Douglas Street, Suite 301
Guelph, ON N1H 2S8
519.826.0439 x231