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Morguard Wins Silver Award in the 2016 ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards Program
Region’s premier retail properties honored at the ICSC Canadian Convention
TORONTO, September 22, 2016 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the winners of the 2016 Canadian Shopping Centre Awards, recognizing Canada’s most innovative shopping centers for outstanding achievement across marketing, development and design, and retail store design categories. ICSC has named Morguard, Cambridge Centre as a Silver Award winner in the Advertising category.
Marketing Excellence Advertising Award for “I Will” Campaign
To learn more about the finalists and winners, visit the ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards website.
The 2016 ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards competition was open to shopping centre owners, developers, management companies, architects and designers, and retailers. ICSC announced the winners during an awards ceremony at the ICSC Canadian Convention in Toronto.
All 2016 Gold award recipients receive automatic entry into the 2017 ICSC VIVA Awards, the international program that honors the retail real estate industry’s most cutting-edge properties, innovative solutions, and creative responses to market trends. ICSC will announce the victors of the VIVA Awards during RECon 2017 in Las Vegas.
Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, investors, retailers, brokers, academics, and public officials. The shopping center industry is essential to economic development and opportunity. They are a significant job creator, driver of GDP, and critical revenue source for the communities they serve through the generation of sales taxes and the payment of property taxes. These taxes fund important municipal services like firefighters, police officers, school services, and infrastructure like roadways and parks. Shopping centers aren’t only fiscal engines however; they are integral to the social fabric of their communities by providing a central place to congregate with friends and family, discuss community matters, and participate in and encourage philanthropic endeavors. For more information about ICSC visit www.icsc.org and for the latest news from ICSC and the industry go to www.thecenterofshopping.com.
Morguard Named One of Canada’s Safest Employers For an Unprecedented Third Consecutive Year
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 9, 2015 /CNW/ – For a third year in a row, Morguard was named as one of Canada’s Safest Employers in the Retail and Services category for its Canadian commercial portfolio. The company was recognized with a Silver Award in 2015 demonstrating its ongoing commitment to Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) programs.
The Thomson Reuters Awards program recognizes Canadian organizations for outstanding performance in workplace health and safety. The Awards submissions were reviewed by an expert judging panel followed by an employee safety perception survey. Judging criteria was based on Leadership and Management Support, Employee Engagement, Communication, Innovation and Injury Statistics.
“We have taken a leadership position as a company, and in the real estate industry, to invest in programs that protect people in our owned and managed portfolio,” said K. Rai Sahi, Chairman and CEO, Morguard Corporation. “It’s a terrific undertaking by all Morguard employees when you realize the scope and scale of our OH&S accountability.”
- Morguard manages approximately three million work hours a year in Canada across its eight regional offices, more than 300 owned and managed commercial properties, and multiple development projects.
- There are more 120 million visits annually to Morguard’s owned and managed commercial portfolio of shopping centres, office towers and industrial properties in Canada.
“We believe our efforts have empowered our employees to be the best at delivering substantial health and safety programs,” said Sahi. “These efforts have resulted in benefits for our tenants, visitors, clients and shareholders.”
Morguard Corporation (TSX: MRC) is a major North American real estate and property management company. It has extensive retail, office, industrial and residential holdings owned directly and through its investment in Morguard REIT (TSX: MRT.UN) and Morguard North American Residential REIT (TSX: MRG.UN). Morguard also provides real estate management services to institutional and other investors. Morguard’s owned and managed real estate portfolio is valued at $15.5 billion.
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Rai Sahi, Chairman and CEO, Morguard Corporation, T 416-281-3800; Beverley G. Flynn, Secretary, Morguard Corporation, T 416-281-3800 – See more at: http://morguard.com/news-knowledge/news-article?newsId=122898#sthash.HSJCGup3.dpuf
For Immediate Release – Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Cambridge Centre has recently installed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. The charging stations can be found in Parking Area #1 near the flag poles next to our Pizza Pizza entrance. All stations are FREE of charge!
Morguard Recognized as Canada’s Safest Employer with Two Gold Awards
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 31, 2013 – Morguard was recognized as Canada’s Safest Employer with two Gold Awards at the 3rd Annual Canada’s Safest Employers Awards Gala on October 30, 2013. The Gold Awards were presented to Morguard in the Retail and Services category and Wellness category.
The Awards program, led by Thomson Reuters, recognizes Canadian organizations for outstanding achievements in workplace health and safety. The Awards submissions were reviewed by an expert judging panel followed by an employee safety perception survey. Judging criteria was based on Leadership and Management Support, Employee Engagement, Communication, Innovation and Injury Statistics.
“This is a significant accomplishment as it represents our performance of managing 2.8 million work hours a year,” said Rai Sahi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Morguard Corporation. “Our senior management team has taken a leadership role to ensure our Occupational Health and Safety programs extend across our eight regional offices, more than 400 owned and managed properties, and multiple development projects in Canada.”
Morguard manages a combined $13.6 billion of assets on behalf of its corporate owned assets and third party pension fund investments. Investors depend on Morguard to uphold sound Occupational Health and Safety principles to manage risk and reputation of their respective investments.
“We are thrilled to be honoured with the inaugural Wellness Gold Award”, added Sahi. “At Morguard we hold employees as our most valuable asset and we understand that the welfare of employees has a direct impact on the success of our company.”
Morguard Corporation (TSX: MRC) is a major North American real estate and property management company. It has extensive retail, office, industrial and residential holdings owned directly and through its investment in Morguard REIT (TSX: MRT.UN) and Morguard North American Residential REIT (TSX: MRG.UN). Morguard also provides real estate management services to institutional and other investors.
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For further information, please contact:
Beverley G. Flynn, Secretary
For Immediate Release – Cambridge Centre is airing their clean laundry!