104 - 3991 Henning Dr.
Burnaby, BC V5C 6N5
Canada

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  • Who We Are
  • What Matters To Us
  • Who We Work With
  • Careers

Peter Cheung

President, CEO

Peter Cheung is motivated to add value to communities and ultimately, people’s lives. What drives him is creating win-win situations for everybody. Peter’s leadership has inspired confidence and trust with Alture’s team, partners and investors leading to multiple real estate investing awards. He led several of Alture’s early development successes in Alberta and is responsible for financing, structuring and managing Alture’s project Partnerships. Peter graduated with a B.Sc. from Simon Fraser University.

Stephen Duke

Executive Vice President, Director

Stephen is determined to align the transformation of the built environment with how people aspire to live their lives. At Alture, he is responsible for project due diligence, planning and development management. He brings over 17 years of experience in single and multi-family residential and recreational property development. Stephen earned his MBA at Guelph University where he did research on condominium and hotel finance. He is assisted by Alture’s internal team of finance, marketing, and development management associates.

Winston Wong

Director

Winston is inspired by how real estate creates wealth for investors personally, and also contributes greatly to the healthy economic growth of a community. Winston has an extensive background in the Chinese banking industry with the Standard Chartered Bank for 20 years prior to joining the Tri City Mortgage Group as Senior Advisor. Winston started Magusta Developments (BC) Ltd. – a major real estate development company building high rises and large single family developments.

Jack Gilbert

Strategic Advisor

Jack is a seasoned lawyer and entrepreneur with a personal passion for photography and how it inspires people. Jack graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. from the Osgoode Hall Law School. Appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1968 he earned a Masters in Law degree in Business Law at York University. He practiced securities, corporate and business law in Toronto until 1994. Since then, Jack has managed a family company providing consulting and mentoring services in real estate, mortgages, start-ups, and other entrepreneurial pursuits.

Michael von Hausen

Director of Special Projects

Michael is in the business of planning, designing and building great communities that inspire and add value in every dimension of community life. He brings over 35 years of experience from across North America in areas of public and private sector design, development and finance. He is President of MVH Urban Planning & Design Inc. and Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University. Michael graduated from Harvard University with a master’s degree in urban design and a specialty in real estate development.

Winnie Guo

Director of Finance

Winnie takes the details seriously and enjoys the complexity and challenges of development finance, from imagination to profitable completion. Winnie is responsible for the finance and accounting function in Alture. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Dongbei, Dalian, China, and her MBA/CGA at Laurentian University. Before immigrating, Winnie worked for Dalian Municipal Construction Holdings Ltd., in Dalian China.

Denise Wong

Investor Relations

Denise switched her area of specialty for the exciting idea that she could have a direct impact on where and how people live. With over 10 years of experience in Sales and Marketing, Denise is the eternal multi-tasker and master of keeping her cool. As the Investor Relations Manager at Alture, she is responsible for keeping all investors informed on the growth of the company while promoting opportunities for new business. Prior to joining Alture, Denise worked in Hong Kong for 7 years at The Economist managing client relationships with CXO’s and Business Heads of multinational corporations in emerging markets. She received her B.A. with a Major in Psychology at The University of British Columbia.

Daniel Langevin

Project Manager

Daniel takes great satisfaction by helping clients with their purchase and knowing that he helped build and shape the space in which they live. Daniel coordinates and supports development management on Alture’s projects, liaising with architects, construction and project managers to ensure due diligence is performed to pro forma. He has extensive experience on the Residential and Commercial sides of the real estate market in Greater Vancouver. Daniel comes from a detailed beginning in the luxury home markets of North and West Vancouver.

Wendy Cheung

Money Maestro

As a co-founder of Alture Properties, Wendy is driven to help her clients reach financial freedom through real estate so that they have the opportunity to spend more time with family and on their passions. Wendy is also a top 5% award winning investment realtor licensed in British Columbia and Alberta. She was the recipient of the Real Estate Investment Network annual award for 2008 – 2015 Top Ten Player and the Leslie Cluff Memorial Player of the Year Award for 2009 – 2015.  She is also the founder of Wealthminds, an author, motivational speaker and a highly respected personal Wealth Coach.

Rinco Chan

Leasing Impresario

Rinco embodies the belief that through real estate education, everyone, no matter how young or old, can benefit greatly from the wealth that it provides. As a co-founder of Alture Properties, Rinco manages over 150 properties in his role as Property Manager, specializing in helping investors find positive cash flowing properties in fundamentally strong regions throughout BC and Alberta. As an active real estate investor, award winning realtor and educator, he holds his Property Management, Strata Management and Associate Broker designations in BC. He is a member of numerous real estate associations and strata boards, and a frequent speaker at Wealthminds educational seminars.

Beverly Yeung

Accounting

Beverly feels grateful being able to take part in creating affordable dream homes for homeowners. Beverly is a graduate from Capilano University with a concentration in both accounting and marketing. As an Accounting Associate, Beverly supports the Finance Director and also helps run day to day operations. She likes meeting new people especially those that have a passion for food and music. In her free time she enjoys trying out coffee shops and volunteering in her community.

What Matters To Us

With a commitment to building strong communities both here and abroad, we have teamed up with a Vancouver-based non-profit organization that shares our love for innovation and human connection. 

We have partnered up with Imagine1Day  and are committed to building a new school in Ethiopia every time we complete a project. We are excited to be building our 1st school in 2017.

Imagine1Day works to provide education opportunities in rural Ethiopian communities. Their team has partnered with 487 schools and built 43 schools from the ground up, donated 83,620 textbooks, and transformed the lives of 265,000 individuals through training and teaching.

The first school we have chosen to support is Haro Boqa. Here are some ‘before photos’ of the school currently in pre-construction. We will keep you posted on this journey as we look to complete this school before the end of the year.

 

 

Alture Properties is an award winning real estate development team dedicated to creating industry-leading, sustainable projects. We are a dynamic team with varying backgrounds, each of us bringing unique skill sets that complement each other, with a unified goal of creating quality, sustainable developments for home buyers and investors. In short — we care about making a positive impact on how people live.

CULTURE & PHILOSOPHY

We understand that good work comes from genuine intentions so we do everything with ‘people’ in mind. Whether they are our home buyers, investors, or fellow team mates, we are all about creating win-win situations and creating positive experiences for the betterment of those around us. We encourage ourselves and one another to always learn and grow, and this has allowed us to enjoy continued growth as a company.

 

We’re always on the hunt for amazing talent. If you feel you have what it takes and want to join a fun and exciting team, email at careers@altureproperties.com

 

Investment Analyst

Job Description: Investment Analyst

Summary: The Investment Analyst will be responsible for the analysis of existing and potential Alture investments.  The Investment Analyst will report directly to the President and CEO. Summary reports of each existing and potential Alture project will be the responsibility of this Investment Analyst position.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements: The Investment Analyst will have an academic and/or applied background that includes the following:

  • A minimum Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent
  • Preferable, one to three years experience in the investment and/or real estate industry completing project analysis
  • A comprehensive understanding of market analysis including demographic/employment statistics, real estate sources of information, Census statistics, market trending, supply and demand statistics, is required.
  • Working and developing proforma (cash flow) analysis in Excel (or similar) is also required.
  • Finally, assembling concise reports that combine project description, macro and micro market summary, appropriate floor plans and site plans, financial summary (including balance sheet, proforma cash flow and valuations) is a requirement of this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive summary analysis of existing and proposed projects
  • Developing a standard summary report for each project
  • Completing summary reports for each project for corporate reporting with two audiences in mind:
    • External investors monthly and/or quarterly reports (to be determined)
    • Internal corporate reporting on a bi-weekly or monthly basis (to be determined) to connect the detailed project management with corporate consolidated reporting

Reporting: The Investment Analyst will report directly to the President and CEO.  The Investment Analyst will also work closely with the Director of Special Projects, Development Manager, Director of Communications and the Director of Finance, to obtain current information and support them further in providing current and projected market/development information in a timely manner.

Performance Evaluation: The Investment Analyst will complete the following:

  • Summary reports for the President and CEO in a pre-determined format that fits the existing or prospective project (there may be more than one format depending on audience and land use)
  • Periodic special market analysis to support the President and CEO
  • Completion of high quality reports on schedule

Position Performance and Evaluation: The position compensation and evaluation will be completed on an annual basis with quarterly performance reviews.

Development Manager

Job Description: Development Manager

Summary: The Development Manager will be responsible for overseeing the refined analysis and development of existing and potential Alture real estate projects.  The Development Manager will report directly to the President and CEO. Successful project execution of Alture projects will be the responsibility of this Development Manager position.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements: The Development Manager will have an academic and/or applied background that includes the following:

  • A minimum Bachelor of Commerce, Masters of Business Administration or equivalent supplemented by training in architecture, civil engineering and/or urban planning preferred
  • Preferable, 10 to 15 years experience in the real estate industry completing a number of successful real estate development projects on time and within budget
  • A comprehensive understanding of market analysis, development feasibility analysis, proforma cash flow, development management, approvals processes, and construction through to customer care.
  • A disciplined approach to development management with a reputation as a team player, leader, and collaborator who knows how to get things done on time and within budget
  • A creative problem-solver who knows when to act independently yet consults the senior management team when necessary and well in advance of crisis situations with foresight and integrity

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a comprehensive detailed analysis of existing and proposed projects
  • Overseeing the development of a standard bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly project report for each project
  • Liaising with the President and CEO and the Director of Acquisitions to determine the feasibility and qualification of prospective projects
  • Monitoring and completing development projects from acquisition through approvals, construction and customer care
  • Ensuring the completion of summary reports for each project for corporate reporting with two audiences in mind:
    • External investors monthly and/or quarterly reports (to be determined)
    • Internal corporate reporting on a bi-weekly or monthly basis (to be determined) to connect the detailed project management with corporate consolidated reporting

Reporting: The Development Manager will report directly to the President and CEO.  The Development Manager will also work closely with the Director of Special Projects, Director of Acquisitions, Director of Communications and the Director of Finance, to obtain current information and support them further in providing current and projected market/development information in a timely manner.

Performance Evaluation: The Development Manager will complete the following:

  • Overseeing successful project execution on time and on budget from inception through development approvals and construction
  • Summary and comprehensive accurate periodic reports for the President and CEO in a pre-determined format that fits the existing or prospective projects (there may be more than one format depending on audience and land use)
  • Effective team leadership and team capacity building that connects  project management and education with corporate reporting and communications

Position Performance and Evaluation: The position compensation and evaluation will be completed on an annual basis with quarterly performance reviews.

Development Coordinator

PROJECT COORDINATOR – DEVELOPMENT

Alture Properties Ltd. is seeking an experienced Project Coordinator to join its development team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as part of project development team on multiple projects
  • Assist with the production of reports, budgets, schedules and other presentation material as needed for both internal and external communications
  • Edit, write, coordinate and/or proofread text for a variety of project requirements
  • Coordinate and attend meetings, produce minutes, and follow-up when appropriate
  • Assist with coordination of public consultation events and stakeholder outreach, including maintaining stakeholder contact database and event planning duties
  • Attend City and Community meetings and events as needed
  • Assist with industry research and data collection related to projects
  • Track and report on other developments and projects in relevant real estate markets
  • Complete special assignments as required

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Advanced computer skills especially in all Microsoft applications especially Excel.
  • Able to work independently on fast pace projects, coordinating multiple priorities and tasks at different project stages
  • Proven ability to engage with internal staff and external stakeholders alike on a variety of tasks with professionalism, good judgment, and self-confidence.
  • Superior writing and editing skills.
  • Strong understanding of real estate development and municipal laws and processes
  • General business and financial acumen with the ability to present budget information
  • Self-starter with demonstrated initiative to identify and develop improvement opportunities.

Education and Work Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ of relevant industry experience in project coordination, communications and/or community engagement work
  • Education and/or background in urban planning, real estate, communications and/or urban land economics preferred

To submit a resume and cover letter please email careers@altureproperties.com