GWL Realty Advisors

GWL Realty Advisors provides comprehensive asset management, property management, development and specialized real estate advisory services and is a trusted real estate advisor to some of Canada’s major pension funds and institutions. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Great-West Life Assurance Company and employs more than 800 people in 11 offices. Since our incorporation in 1993, our vision has been to be the real estate advisory company that is recognized for delivering results through smart, timely and trusted advice and services.

Our continued growth comes from our measured approach to real estate investment and strong relationships with our clients. Guided by our mission to deliver stable, long-term returns, we take the time to understand our clients’ needs and make investment decisions driven by our expertise, local market knowledge and fiduciary commitment. Today, we manage a diverse portfolio of over 200 assets, including office, industrial, multi-residential, retail, mixed-use and land for future development.



Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

Created in 1960, HOOPP is a multi-employer contributory defined benefit plan for Ontario’s hospital and community-based healthcare sector with over 510 participating employers. HOOPP’s membership includes nurses, medical technicians, food services staff and housekeeping staff, and many other people who work hard to provide valued Ontario healthcare services. In total, HOOPP has more than 321,000 active, deferred, and retired members.

HOOPP is one of Canada’s largest property owners and developers with over $11.5 billion dollars in global real estate assets as of 2016. In total, HOOPP owns more than 42 million square feet of commercial, retail, industrial, and multi-residential buildings. These include assets located in approximately 200 locations throughout Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Western Europe.

HOOPP’s strategy is to invest in healthy, efficient and high-performing buildings that deliver a quality product to its tenants as well as investment returns to its plan members. HOOPP applies leading global sustainability practices to protect and enhance the value of its portfolio and reduce the environmental impact of both existing buildings and new developments.