What sets us apart

About Nearctic

“Our entire staff, from outside workers to upper level management, are directly involved with the day-to-day business of Nearctic, working with, and helping, prospective buyers, tenants, and vendors.”

Patrick Adams, COO(in memory of)
Nearctic Culture

We build space

Space to grow a family or a business requires the right foundation, a foundation built on the philosophy that great design is timeless and adaptable.  This long term perspective is built into our space.

Like our Alberta peers, we were fortunate to have considered an abundance of opportunities over the years. However, we chose to develop a dynamic, boutique firm and a conservative growth strategy. We opted to be selective to ensure our opportunities enjoyed the benefit of our focus so that we delivered consistently on our commitments.

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Mission

Our mission is to create industrial, commercial and multi-residential communities. For Industrial and Commercial customers, we deliver value, utility and quality through productive working environments, that contribute to their bottom line.

For our residents, we deliver high-quality communities that are comfortable, livable and secure.

We have a culture of accountability, innovation, diversity and equality to ensure that our people can achieve excellence, growth and work within an environment that is happy, healthy and safe.

Our people deliver a pleasant and personable experience of the highest level for all customers and suppliers.

Vision

To be an intergenerational, multi geographical organization,
with a culture of excellence, that has positive impacts on our communities.

Values

Respect | people are to be treated professionally, equally, with compassion and dignity.

Excellence | building upon our solid business foundation, we achieve the highest quality products and services through continuous improvement, accountability, personal responsibilities, consistent measurement and recognition of results.

Empowered | in support of company objectives, we create an environment of trust and belonging; this environment will foster independent thought, independent action, innovation, personal growth and creativity.

Integrity | we will uphold our reputation for honesty, reliability and trustworthiness by doing whatever it takes, using honourable means, to live up to our commitments.

Teamwork | we are a team of carefully selected, highly-motivated members who thrive on success by communicating openly and cultivate positive attitudes in a fun and competitive environment.

Nearctic Team

David Kent, President _ Chief Executive Officer

David Kent

Founder, Chairman and CEO

David Kent is the founder and chairman of Nearctic Property Group. He was born in Vancouver, raised in Montreal, and is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick with a background in the British financial community.... His work experience includes time in France and consulting work in China.
David has a proven track record of over 40 years in Western Canada as a developer and manager of multi-family homes, rental apartments, and a number of industrial, commercial and retail properties. Throughout, he has navigated Alberta’s dynamic economic environment with financial stability and consistently positive outcomes. Results – a present portfolio with well over 1 million square feet of commercial, industrial and residential real estate, currently valued in excess of $120 million. His success over the past 40 years has been built on a foundation of carefully selected quality real estate and professional property management.
He is past Vice-Chair of the University of Alberta Business Family Institute; Past Chair of Alberta Alpine and a Director of Alpine Canada, Past President of the Edmonton Club, and currently serves on the Art Gallery of Alberta, Executive Board and as Vice-Chair of Valour Place.
A proponent of giving-back to the community David has been a volunteer and supporter of various charitable organizations and has always encouraged his staff to do the same.
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Alan Aburto

Vice President Finance

Alan joined Nearctic Property Group in December 2020 as the Vice President, Finance. After earning both Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Commerce degrees at the University of Alberta, he began his career at... Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP, a large local public practice firm. Shortly after earning his Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2017, Alan was promoted to Manager of Assurance & Advisory Services, managing audits and providing financial advisory to clients ranging from small owner-managed businesses to large public sector entities. Focused on growing his career in operations and senior management, Alan moved into Real Estate as the Controller of a large private real estate developer in Edmonton. His work in senior management of a large privately-held Residential and Commercial portfolio allowed him to leverage his skills and quickly learn all facets of the industry. He is a driven business professional, motivated by creating a results-oriented, positive corporate culture rooted in integrity and best business practices.
Alan is also committed to the development of the future of the Accounting profession, having delivered in-class instruction, serving as a lead board panelist, and working as an online facilitator for the CPA Western School of Business. He is also committed to the Edmonton community and currently sits on the Board of Directors of Visual Arts Alberta o/a CARFAC Alberta.
Being very passionate about the well-being and fair treatment of animals, Alan has raised funds and volunteered with animal rescue shelters along with personally rescuing his two dogs and re-homing several other stray puppy litters.
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Sean McCulloughm Cheif Opertating Office

Sean McCullough

President & Chief Operating Officer

Sean joined Nearctic Property Group as Chief Operating Officer in 2019 with a 35 year track record in the real estate business. Sean developed a diverse business perspective and set of competencies having worked... with both large national public entities as well as private entrepreneurial organizations. He is an outcome oriented real estate operations executive skilled in Leadership, Leasing, Construction, Acquisitions, Development, Finance & Asset Management of a wide range of property types including Apartments, Office, Retail, and Industrial Properties. Sean is driven by creating accountable performance based organizations and by realizing on opportunity in property development, redevelopment, restructuring.  Sean was appointed President of Nearctic Property Group in September 2021. Read More

Jason Dieser

Director of Real Estate

Jason joined Nearctic in June of 2021 as Director of Real Estate. After earning his Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in accounting, from McEwan University, he began his career with Colliers International.... Jason then joined Northview Apartment REIT where he was promoted to Regional Director and led teams of maintenance, leasing, administrative and management professionals. He played a key roll in onboarding several large new construction projects and acquisitions across the country. After earning his Real Estate License with RECA, Jason joined an international property management and development company where he worked in third party management and led operations for several large institutional clients. He has a diverse background in real estate, working in both private and third party, commercial and residential property management, and working for both private and public companies. Jason has a strong background in team building and leadership and is driven by developing the talents of others to create accountable, results oriented performance. Read More

Nearctic Community

We value family and community and show it with our contributions. We support our troops through involvement in Edmonton’s Valour Place, a support house for military and law-enforcement personnel requiring medical services. Members of our team have invested time chairing various community sport and cultural organizations. In support of our commitment to the communities in which we reside our staff quietly contribute to many charities through financial support and direct participation including Habitat for Humanity, Commissionaires, Boyle Street Community Services, Alberta Gallery of Art, City Affordable Housing Committees and many more through coaching youth hockey and soccer teams, and canvassing for community campaigns on issues that matter to us.

Industrial Listings

Whether you’re interested in your next warehouse property, a shop space, or an industrial space, we have properties that will fit all of your business needs. Choose from any of our currently available buildings. 

Office & Retail Listings

We have commercial spaces, retail spaces, office spaces, or ideal combination spaces to suit what you are seeking in your next office/retail space, with all the features you need for your business.

Residential Listings

Our residential listings are built with you in mind. We pride ourselves on our passion for quality, attention to detail, and artisan quality. We take pride in every last feature of our residential buildings.