Veteran commercial real estate investor Scott Hutcheson has joined QuadReal’s board of directors.
Hutcheson brings 30 years of development and investment experience to Vancouver-based QuadReal, which ranks among Canada’s largest institutional investment companies.
QuadReal is owned by the B.C. Investment Management Corporation. BCIMC is a private Victoria-based company that manages approximately $233 billion worth of assets on behalf of B.C. public-sector pension plans, government bodies and publicly administered trust funds.
The CEO/CIO of BCIMC appoints QuadReal Board members. Hutcheson’s addition increases QuadReal’s board membership to eight, said the company. The board includes two BCIMC representatives.
Hutcheson chairs Invest Alberta and Aspen Corporation. Invest Alberta is a provincial Crown corporation that helps global investors launch or scale up operations in the Wild Rose province.
Hutcheson founded Calgary-based Aspen, which holds $1.2 billion in assets, after working with institutionally backed investment companies and Goldman Sachs.
He has also held board seats with the Real Property Association of Canada and several other economic development investment organizations, as well as arts, education and sports groups.
Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s.
In addition, he has covered sports, general news and business for several leading wire services and publications, including The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Research Money, The Daily Oil Bulletin, Natural Gas World and The Toronto Star.
Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.