Rhys has been involved in commercial real estate since 1996, both as a principal and leading organizations at the senior executive/CEO level. He started his career in commercial real estate in his hometown of Vancouver as a project manager with the Larco Group of Companies, before moving to the U.S. in the late 1990’s. Based in Denver, Colorado, Rhys was a principal of Southwestern Investment Group, a mid-sized boutique development firm specializing in the development and acquisition of grocery-anchored shopping centers and the master planning and development of large scale master planned communities. Primary anchor tenant development relationships included Kroger, Safeway, Albertsons and Walmart.
For the 5 years immediately prior to joining Revesco in 2011 as a principal and its President & CEO, Rhys was the CEO of The New Providence Development Company (NPDCO) in Nassau, Bahamas. There he oversaw the operations of the largest private landowner on the capital island of Nassau, and implemented a master planning and development strategy that included the construction of the island’s first grocery anchored mixed use town center.
Rhys graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1990. He currently divides his time between Vancouver and Denver, Colorado.
Scott Lee is a Principal of Pacific International Property Inc. and a Principal and Director of Northwest Atlantic. He has been actively involved in retail real estate in Western Canada since 1989. Prior to the inception of Northwest Atlantic in 1996, Scott was a Senior Sales Associate with CB Richard Ellis Limited, specializing in the sales and leasing of commercial properties in the urban and suburban markets.
Scott has represented many of the premier retailers in Canada including, Old Navy, PETsMART, Winners, HomeSense, Marshalls, and Town Shoes throughout Western Canada.
Over the last 15 years, Scott has focused on implementing the real estate strategy for Wal-Mart Canada Corp., and more recently for Lowe’s Home Improvement in Western Canada. In 2011, Scott assisted Target Canada with the acquisition of over 120 leases from Zellers and oversaw the disposition of the excess leases to third parties. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia.
Christopher Wood is a Principal of Pacific International Property Inc. and a Principal and Director of Northwest Atlantic. He has been actively involved in retail real estate in Western Canada since 1990. Prior to the inception of Northwest-Atlantic in 1996, Chris was a Sales Associate at Urbanex Leasehold Corporation, specializing in the sales and leasing of retail properties in western Canada.
Chris has worked with many of the premier retailers in their Western Canadian expansion programs over the past 20 years including Target, Apple, TJX Group of Companies (Winners and HomeSense), Chapters, Restoration Hardware and Cineplex Entertainment. Most recently, Chris played a major role in assisting Target in their selection and disposition of Zellers stores purchased from Hudson’s Bay Company in Western Canada. Chris’s career experience of working with both tenants and landlords has provided him with a solid foundation of knowledge throughout Western Canada as well as the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Hawaii.
Chris graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1990 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Urban Land Economics as well an International Finance Diploma from the University of Copenhagen.