GUELPH, ON, September 30, 2013 – It has been confirmed that investment firm Raymond James Ltd. will occupy a planned 5,000 sq ft building on recently purchased land in the Hanlon Creek Business Park.
“I am happy to welcome Raymond James to its new home in the Hanlon Creek Business Park,’ says Mayor Karen Farbridge. “We are seeing the return of our investment in the purchase and servicing of these lands. It is rewarding to see Council’s vision being executed.”
Guelph based Ramar Contractors has been retained to construct the professional office building on the 1.1 acre lot. The company has set aggressive timelines with construction slated to begin later this month and expected occupancy in 2014.
“We are excited to be developing a new expanded office to serve the financial needs of the people in Guelph and the surrounding area,” said Michael Nichols, Portfolio Manager at Compass Private Wealth, of Raymond James Ltd.
About Raymond James
Raymond James is a leading North American independent full service investment dealer offering an extensive range of professional investment services and products including: private client services, financial and estate planning services, portfolio management, insurance, equity research, investment banking and institutional sales and trading. Through its network of approximately 6,300 financial advisors across Canada, the United States and key international centres, Raymond James serves more than 2.5 million individual clients and families, and manages more than $405 billion in client assets under administration. For more information visit www.raymondjames.ca.
About Hanlon Creek Business Park:
The Hanlon Creek Business Park is a prime business location in Guelph’s south end. Phase 1 and 2 of this development is fully graded, serviced and ready for development. The Hanlon Creek Business Park is an important tool that will continue to support the strategic directions contained in the City’s Economic Development and Tourism Strategy – Prosperity 2020.
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For more information
Finance and Enterprise Services, City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2820
F. Peter Kahnert
SVP, Corporate Communications & Marketing
Raymond James Ltd.