Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is thrilled to announce that Brookfield Properties has become its latest corporate member, adding to the number of companies in the Real Estate and Construction sector that support Canadian women-owned businesses through their supplier diversity programs and WBE Canada membership.
Brookfield Properties develops and operates real estate investments on behalf of Brookfield Asset Management – one of the largest alternative asset managers in the world. From office to retail, logistics to multi-family and hospitality to development, Brookfield Properties works across sectors to bring high-quality, sustainable real estate to life around the globe every day.
With over a century of experience, the company’s signature projects in Canada define skylines in Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, and Toronto. Brookfield Properties continues to grow and evolve through their passionate drive to exceed expectations and make the impossible possible.
“We believe the best solutions are born from bringing together people of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Building on these efforts, we’re proud to join forces with the Women Business Enterprises Canada Council to elevate the importance of diversity, open doors for women-owned businesses and break down barriers to create more equitable supply chains.” Trent Edwards, President, Canada Land & Housing, Brookfield Properties Development.
“Having Brookfield Properties join WBE Canada’s corporate membership brings incredible momentum to our women-owned enterprises (WBE) community while strengthening our growing corporate and government membership and the opportunities that define the work WBE Canada is doing” said Silvia Pencak, President and CEO, WBE Canada. “Brookfield Properties is already actively involved in participating in several of WBE Canada’s corporate resources and development programs, including the Supplier Diversity Accelerator program and engaged in upcoming events. We look forward to working alongside them as they continue enhancing their supply chain through diversity and inclusion, bringing exciting new opportunities to Canada’s women-owned businesses who are more than capable and ready to support the real estate industry.”
About Brookfield Properties
Brookfield Properties is a leading global developer and operator of high-quality real estate assets. We are active in nearly all real estate sectors, including office, retail, multifamily, hospitality and logistics, operating more than 800 properties and over 375 million square feet of real estate in gateway markets on behalf of Brookfield Asset Management, one of the largest asset managers in the world. With a focus on sustainability, a commitment to excellence, and the drive for relentless innovation in the planning, development and management of buildings and their surroundings, Brookfield Properties is reimagining real estate from the ground up.
For more information on their supplier diversity program, please email: email@example.com
About WBE Canada
Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) is a Canadian non-profit organization working closely with corporations and government organizations advocating for inclusion of Canadian Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) in supply chains across Canada and abroad. To ensure diversity in supply chains WBE Canada works closely with its Corporate and Government members to provide necessary training and support to help establish and develop supplier diversity initiatives. Explore our Corporate/Government membership here.
Media inquiries: Alysha Palmer, Marketing Coordinator, WBE Canada