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ABOUT

20+ Years Development Experience | 500+ Units in Progress
Creating Social, Environmental, and Economical Value

At Concept Development we find value by re-imagining properties in emerging locations and using our design, construction, and management skills to build valuable, desirable assets.

Our focus is to meet the demand of the purpose-built rental market. We incorporate mixed use layouts with extra amenity space and energy efficiency to build spaces where people want to live.

 

We manage every aspect of the development process. From property acquisition, to rezoning, SPA, construction, stabilization, and  sale.

 
 
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CURRENT PROJECTS

VIRERRA VILLAGE

Kitchener, Ontario

With Waterloo Regions new LRT at the doorstep, Virrera Village represents the creation of a new neighborhood to live, work, shop, and play. Ultimately, Virerra Village is a forward-thinking Mixed Use Development that will enhance the lives of its residents and patrons for many decades to come.

  • 4 Residential tower ranging from 26-35 floors.

  • 1300+ Residential Units

  • 200,000+sq ft. Commercial/Retail Space

Virrera Village will engage multiple, unique design aspects tailored to promote vitality, health and wellness.  The Ultimate goal is to provide an enhanced quality of life for residents and village patrons through exceptional amenities and services offered, while facilitating opportunities to engage in social activities and community-based events held within the consciously designed village.

GLICK BLOCK

Cambridge, Ontario

Located at the very core of Downtown Hespeler, this project reinvents the area and will be a great addition to the revitalized downtown area and will help fill the demand for contemporary rentals.

  • 58 Residential Units

  • Street front commercial/retail space

  • Views overlooking the beautiful Speed River

508 BEECHWOOD

Waterloo, Ontario

This project represents the ingenuity and flexibility of Concept Developments. This is a large, 135 unit addition to an existing apartment complex, requiring creative zoning and site plan considerations.

   93 GRAND AVE  Cambridge, Ontario

A unique project involving the re-imagining of a decrepit building into a new landmark along the Grand River. 
This development consists of two commercial floors, perfect for as a modern office space. The top floor is a residential unit with views, including a rooftop patio, overlooking the Grand River.

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COMPLETED DEVELOPMENT

 PROJECTS

Linden Crossing, Cambridge

 

The Linden Crossing development was situated on a steep lot with the building partially nestled into the hillside, which served to reduce the impact of an apartment tower on the existing neighborhood.  The development has its main level on the upper William Street portion of the property, while providing walkout apartment units on the Eagle Street side.​

In total, 66 rental units were developed, comprising both one and two bedroom options. the development also featured associated amenity spaces including:

  • Common Rooms

  • Fitness Rooms

  • Games Rooms

  • Weekend Rental Suites

The development used insulated concrete forms for better insulation and sound attenuation levels. During construction, precast concrete bearing walls were included for a quick and easy construction process.

KING STREET
-WATERLOO-

This fast tracked project included complete perimeter shoring with 1 level of underground parking.  With 205 beds, build to suit the increased demand of student housing in Waterloo.  This project was completed in 11 months to accommodate the upcoming school year and the original budget was maintained.

JOHN BRICKER ROAD
-BLAIR-

This custom build residence was constructed out of ICF and Precast Hollow Core Floors.  It has a total of 8200 sq ft of finished living space, include separate living quarters above the garage.

BEAVERDALE ROAD
-CAMBRIDGE-

A 3200 sq ft custom bungalow built on 1.5 acre lot across from a local golf course.  3 bedrooms and a fully finished basement with exercise facilities complete with 20x40 inground pool.

COMPLETED CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

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OUR TEAM

Our team consists of a group of managers, architects, finance experts, and engineers. We work together to maximize value and ensure project success.

STEVE SCHWARTZENTRUBER 

Founder / President

Steve has over 20 years of experience in the development and construction industry. Steve's construction background makes him a key asset when it comes to value engineering, estimating costs and timelines, and managing construction. 

Steve entrepreneurial spirit and key eye for value make him great at acquiring new properties and re-imagining them into new spaces. His ability to form a team and perseverance means he can take his ideas and ensure they materialize. 

Steve specializes in operations management, business development, statigic planning and pre-construction design and has a proven ability to control budgets and tight schedules.

CONTACT

 
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