Core Development Group Appoints Mark Benoit as Vice President of Design and Construction

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toronto-based real estate development company, Core Development Group (Core), recently announced the appointment of Mark Benoit as Vice President of Design and Construction.

He will be responsible for overseeing and managing the design and construction of all purpose-built multi-family residential and rental developments. All of Core’s projects feature geothermal and other green technologies to reinforce the company’s commitment to building more sustainable and innovative sustainable communities.

“Mark comes to Core with a full record of architectural design and construction accomplishments. He will be a major asset to the company as we continue to expand our real estate portfolio in the GTA, bringing much-needed housing supply and different housing types to market,” said Bryan Nykoliation, President of Core Development Group.

Core’s successful closing of several land acquisitions last year, in addition to several others scheduled to close in 2022, has allowed the company to increasingly scale up operations. Benoit will join a growing team at Core responsible for facilitating the development of an increasing number of projects under management.

“I am thrilled to join the dynamic and innovative team at Core Development Group as we begin to plan, develop and ultimately open new multi-family and purpose-built rental developments across Toronto,” said Benoît.

Prior to joining Core, Benoit was Founder and President of MBCM, a multidisciplinary consulting firm responsible for the strategic design, development and delivery of over $1 billion in mixed-use developments located across the Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. Benoit is a licensed and award-winning architect, licensed in Canada and the United States.

Over his 30 years of experience in architecture and design, Benoit has received numerous accolades for his work on notable projects, including awards for Best Development and Best Resort for The Landings Saint Lucia, as well as the for-profit large-scale development award. for the Westin Medical Center.

Benoit holds a B.Sc. Honors in Geophysics from the University of Manitoba as well as a B.Sc. in Environmental Design and a Masters in Architecture from Dalhousie University.

About the Core Development Group

Core Development Group is a Toronto-based real estate development company that actively researches, develops and manages a wide range of residential real estate projects. The company takes a holistic approach to development and offers a full range of development and project management services to its customers and partners. Core’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Avanew, is focused on acquiring and developing urban and suburban rental assets to meet the growing demand for more affordable residential alternatives across Ontario. For more information visit:

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