Professional accounting services at reasonable rates.
Specializing in small business bookkeeping, taxes and financial statement preparation.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Bay to Main Street Consulting team specializes in an innovative marketing platform focusing on customer loyalty and customer relationship management with a primary goal of building local businesses.
Did you know that industry metrics point to $33 in new revenue for every dollar spent cultivating customer loyalty?
Imagine marketing directly to your customers to let them know about all of the products and services of your business, to inform them when you add a new product/service, to offer them special deals or recognize them on their birthdays, inviting them back for another visit. These are a few quick ideas to spark your imagination to increase customer engagement and retention, which are much less costly than new customer acquisition. Cashback World has an app to help you connect with customers outside your own database and your customers will enjoy collecting rewards with large and local businesses in many countries.
Partnering with you for your success would be an ongoing commitment to being available when you need them.
Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Black Diamond Builders specializes in custom residential and light commercial construction.
For more than 25 years Black Diamond Builders has worked with a wide range of discerning clients and world-renowned architects. Along the way Black Diamond Builders has earned a reputation for craftsmanship and attention to detail.
Black Diamond Builders welcomes you and looks forward to helping you create what’s next.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Boudreau Business Inc. strives to help people succeed with personal or business goals.
Their in house health clinic focuses on pain reduction through manual therapy and fitness rehabilitation.
They also offer business and social media consulting through their agency.
With over 12 years experience in health and business, they are passionate about sharing their knowledge so that others can succeed.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
CBDC Blue Water is one of 41 Community Business Development Corporations (CBDCs) serving Atlantic Canada. Being a CBDC, we promote economic development in rural areas by providing financial assistance, training and counselling to small businesses.
CBDCs, assist in the creation of small businesses and in the expansion and modernization of existing businesses by providing financial and technical services to entrepreneurs.
Financial assistance is available in the form of loans, loan guarantees and equity financing to existing and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Business consulting & advice is available to small businesses. We help businesses to succeed and therefore we give high priority to the advisory role of our mandate.
Entrepreneurship development and training to individuals and small business owners/managers is available in many of our offices.
Technical assistance usually takes the form of guidance and coaching, and sometimes advocating on behalf of our clients to other lending establishments or regulatory agencies.
Porters Lake, Nova Scotia
Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic provides a full services solution to our clients in all aspects of Commercial Real Estate including:
Industrial Occupier Services
Office Occupier Services
Retail Site Selection
Valuation & Advisory
INDUSTRIAL OCCUPIER SERVICES
Industrial clients require specialized experience and expertise. Cushman and Wakefield Atlantic is staffed with seasoned professionals that understand the industrial process and can offer real estate solutions to best fit our clients need. This process knowledge applies to any of the diverse product types categorized as industrial buildings, from manufacturing plants and traditional warehouse/distribution facilities to more specialized research and development facilities, warehouse/showroom (“flex”) space, and high-tech laboratories.
As experts in the local industrial market, we add value for companies by tracking lease rates, sales prices, absorption, and market trends. Whether representing our clients in the acquisition of space, or the disposition of real property, we will leverage that timely market knowledge to drive the best deal possible.
Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic also offers specialty groups for companies involved with:
Port related facilities, including deep water terminals, rail service, and waterfront manufacturing.
Logistics and Supply Chain distribution facilities.
Specialty manufacturing, including unique power, loading, and processing features.
Land: site selection, acquisition and disposition, entitlement and incentives.
Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic’s Capital Markets team includes the top investment sales professionals throughout the region. Located in Halifax, Moncton, and St. John’s, these industry leading executives have transacted some of the largest income producing property sales in the past decade. With a passionate and focused approach throughout each stage of the offering, the Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic team is consistently recognized by its clients for surpassing expectations, as exemplified by the team’s propensity for repeat assignments from multiple ownership groups. The team’s firm grasp of local market fundamentals and wealth of experience in the capital markets combine to provide a unique and sophisticated approach to marketing investment sale assets in the region.
Our team of dedicated professionals specialize in the disposition of all major real estate product types, including office, industrial, retail, multi-family and hospitality properties. The team also consists of professionals focused on single tenant net leased assets
Our landlord brokerage professionals work closely with the client, property management, and tenant representation brokers to develop strategies that enhance the value of a real estate asset through four key elements:
Creation of marketing strategies and tools
Target marketing to suitable prospects
Our Landlord Representation team evaluates market conditions, including tenant relocations, occupancy levels in target areas, rental rates, proposed development, and other real estate trends, and develops a comprehensive positioning and leasing program for the property. By keeping the client’s long-term interests in mind, Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic consistently finds ways to add value and outperform the market. As a result, our team delivers measurable results that lead to oversized returns for our clients.
The Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic Landlord Representation Group coordinates the leasing strategy for millions of office space square footage throughout Atlantic Canada.
OFFICE OCCUPIER SERVICES
Office clients are constantly evolving, and their space is a key element of their employee recruiting and retention strategy. We provide strategic planning – an analysis of clients’ current and future needs combined with up-to-the-minute market knowledge – and implementation of services for our clients. Through our alliance with Cushman & Wakefield, we leverage local knowledge with global resources and client relationships to produce the highest level of results.
Development is a key facet of the Real Estate process. Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic provides advice and marketing to projects prior to, and during, their construction, which results in more beneficial outcomes for the developer. Our wide marketing reach, and depth of comparable pricing allows for a process which meets or exceeds development pro formas.
Project Management exists to meet the challenge of designing and constructing a facility tailored to each client’s business. Along with industry partners, we cover a wide range of services from initial planning to final close out and occupancy. Our team’s comprehensive approach combines industry knowledge and best practices, adding value to each project and making the most efficient use of capital and delivering excellent project leadership.
RETAIL SITE SELECTION
With depth of coverage of throughout the region, our advisors represent some of North America’s most dynamic tenants and some of the most high-profile new developments, along with a multitude of existing retail properties. Our advisors in most cases have been retailers or franchisees themselves, and understand intimately the issues retail clients experience.
We develop individual real estate strategies that support our clients’ business goals. Utilizing the depth of knowledge within the firm and collaborating with our network of resources, Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic drives client value by delivering the right real estate solutions.
With Cushman & Wakefield’s recently announced partnership with ICSC, these synergies will continue to grow.
Sometimes Real Estate analysis is not about a specific transaction. Whether it is portfolio planning, financial restructuring, or lease versus buy, our advisors regularly consult with owners and occupiers and investors, be they small business or large institution.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Secure IT Consulting and Development Services
GateMaster Inc., located in Halifax Nova Scotia, one of Canada’s premiere technology centers, is an innovative software and database development company operating across Canada since 1996.
As a licensed consumer reporting agency, its primary focus is to fulfill the credit reporting needs of the multi-unit residential rental industry accross Canada. The company develops innovative, cutting edge interface and web technology that allows property managers to access and contribute tenant rental history information to its TenChek database on an automated basis. In addition to the development of the TenChek System, GateMaster’s programming team continues to develop innovative landlord and property management tools designed to improve process efficiency as well as the overall profitability of the industry. All systems and procedures are PIPEDA compliant.
As an IT solutions specialist, GateMaster’s primary focus lies in developing new, unrelated technology applications and to provide a continuous support/service to a variety of industry sectors. With our ability to handle all your information technology demands, we focus on your specific needs to ensure your business succeeds.
GateMaster Inc. is now a completely independent provider of enterprise-wide IT networking and programming solutions. GateMaster incorporates a cross-disciplinary team comprised of seasoned programmers, networking / architecture specialists, interface developers and IT professionals.
Our philosophy is to build strong customer relationships and to continue to provide superior customer service and technical support that we are known for.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Grey Lit is a global web-based repository and knowledge mobilization service for frontline research and information. We make information accessible by mobilizing front-line information and research so it can be searched, shared and reviewed around the world. We turn research into action months or years sooner. GreyLit’s transparent, real-time peer review allows member to: share their research ahead of the curve, get metrics they can use to secure more funds, access a list of profiled, vetted and “True Peers.”
Shannon Hardy, MSW is a Registered Social Worker, Clinical Therapist and Consultant in Trauma-Informed Approaches and Practices.
Available in-person and via Zoom.
Please visit their website for more information on training packages or to book a 15 minute consultation.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Lorrie was born in Toronto with a pen in her hand. Her deep family roots in the Annapolis Valley left her longing for the east coast, and she moved to the Sambro area in 1994.
Lorrie spent over 35 years in the legal field in roles of administrative assistant, office manager, and certified court transcriber.
Lorrie manages the social media for the Spryfield Business Commission, is a regular contributor to the Chebucto News, and Community Contact for Sambro on CBC's Information Morning. She's also a member of the Board of Directors of the Sambro Area Community Association ("SACA") and owns and runs a 2 bedroom oceanfront Airbnb home in Sambro.
As a freelance writer, Lorrie crafts social media posts, web content, newsletters, customer case studies, white papers, blog posts, articles, press releases, special reports, ghostwriting, professional bios, informational copywriting and speeches.