An outstanding company

Founded in 1997 by Michel Ahern as part of the project to revitalize the Simpsons building in downtown Montreal, Ahern Real Estate Corporation provides specialized services in:

  • Property Management;
  • Real Estate Development;
  • Real Estate Consultant Services;
  • Leasing.

Its corporate mission is to develop the real estate sector in Quebec and Canada, to offer real estate consultant services and to take care of day-to-day property management operations for investors.

Ahern Real Estate Corporation now has a team of over a dozen people in different management and service capacities. Its President, Philippe Leduc, has extensive experience in management, leasing and commercial property development, while David Court, Vice-President, has in-depth knowledge of the real estate sector.

Ahern Real Estate Corporation Inc. manages a portfolio of high-profile properties totaling some $300 million. With extensive knowledge of the urban environment, the company has made a name of itself in real estate development in major cities. Over the past number of years, it has contributed to the growth of Montreal and its suburbs by creating or restructuring commercial developments of remarkable size and scope. It is also well established in Toronto and can therefore provide services tailored to the needs of properties in that market.

With our proven track record and the experience of our team members, we feel sure we can provide you with the highest quality service. In fact, we are renowned for the excellence of our management.

Management Team

Philippe Leduc, M.B.A., C. Adm., Real Estate Broker

President

Philippe Leduc has been active in real estate for more than twenty years. During this time, he developed a solid expertise in managing shopping centers. He had held a variety of senior positions in property management with such firms as Ivanhoe Inc., Magil Laurentian Realty Corporation and Westcliff Group. Before joining Ahern Real Estate Corporation Inc. in 1995, he was General Manager of Place Montréal Trust.

Ahern Real Estate Corporation Inc. has benefited from his experience and dynamism, most notably through his participation in the management of Marché-Central (almost 800,000 sq. ft. of retail leasable area) and in the redevelopment of the Simpson Building (Carrefour Industrielle Alliance).

In 2011, Philippe Leduc was in charge of the project of the Carrefour Industrielle Alliance food court renovation.

In Ontario, he is participating in the redevelopment of various commercial properties.

David Court, M.A., Real Estate Broker

Vice-President

David Court has been active in real estate for more than thirty years. An astute businessman with exceptional analytical abilities, he has developed a reputation as very able negotiator. During his career, he has held various management positions, notably with Sutter Hill Developments and Ivanhoe Inc., and has managed major commercial property portfolios, including one with an area of over 2 million sq. ft. He has also been an independent consultant engaged in the acquisition, redevelopment and leasing of a number of properties including College Park (Phase II) in Toronto.

Since joining Ahern Real Estate Corporation Inc. in 1997, David Court has been involved in redeveloping the Simpson Building (Carrefour Industrielle Alliance).

He is in charge mostly of the properties managed or mandated by Ahern Real Estate Corporation Inc., located in Ontario.

Laurence Potier

Operations Manager

Laurence Potier joined Ahern Real Estate Corporation Inc. in 1998. In Real Estate for over fifteen years, she is in charge of the property management for the company's portfolio, in Quebec and Ontario.

With her proven experience and expertise, Laurence Potier manages the day-to-day operations, cost control, as well as coordinates construction work with a focus on client satisfaction.

Our commitment

Ahern Real Estate Corporation Inc commits to:

  • Develop a relationship of trust;
  • Listen to its clients requests;
  • Provide sound, rigorous, client-focused management;
  • Ensure a regular, ongoing presence;
  • Provide professional service.

We offer the advantages of A SMALL BUSINESS:

  • A dynamic team;
  • Customized service;
  • Hands-on approach.

and A BIG BUSINESS:

  • Management of large-scale properties;
  • Totalling 1 million square feet;
  • Our managers have years of experience with major property management firms:
    • · IVANHOÉ CAMBRIDGE
    • · MAGIL LAURENTIENNE
    • · WESTCLIFF
    • · HOMBURG
    • · FIRST CAPITAL
    • · RIO-CAN

Our clients

  • INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE
  • DESJARDINS ASSET MANAGEMENT
  • FIDUCIE DES SŒURS DU BON PASTEUR
  • ING REAL ESTATE
  • REDBOURNE
  • SUNSTONE REALTY ADVISORS
  • CLUB MED WORLD
  • SOLTRON
  • GROUP DAYAN
  • TERRACAP MANAGEMENT INC
  • IMMEUBLES ALFRED DALLAIRE