The JRB Group has been involved in over 500 projects acting as either Developer, Builder, Project Manager or General Contractor, with experience spanning single family, multi-residential, mixed-use hospitality, and large scale, multi-phased projects.
Founding of JRB Group.
Completes over 400 building refurbishment projects on Multi-Residential and Office properties in the Greater Toronto Area acting as both General Contractor and Project Manager.
Principal investing and development of student housing, commercial main street infill and residential single family.
Jon Bowman is seconded to the role of Director of Development for the El Porteno project in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the re-purposing of a century-old grain processing mill in the docklands district of Buenos Aires into what would become the Faena hotel and condo project; leads the development team over the initial equity raise, acquisition, entitlement, design-development, and tendering phases.
JRB Group acts as Development Consultant on over $350 million worth of projects for private equity investors.
JRB acts as conduit to private equity and institutional capital for developers and landholders looking for creatively structured financings; engaged on over $200 million of undertakings.
JRB leads a consortium successful in a competitive RFP put out by the City of Toronto for the redevelopment of the Guild Inn property.
JRB completes a portfolio of 7 custom homes in South East Oakville ranging in price from $2.25-4.5 million; complete 2 major renovation & additions in Toronto (Rosedale, South Hill).
Faena Hotel, Buenos Aires is rated Best New Hotel in the world by Conde Naste’s Traveler magazine.
JRB acquires, sub-divides and sells a 2-acre prestige residential development site in South East Oakville.
JRB wins two Oakville Urban Design Awards for exemplary suburban infill redevelopment; JRB Wins CEDIA’s North American wide award for Home Audio and Automation.
JRB assembles 4 parcels into a mid-density re-development site in Oakville; secured record site specific re-zoning, official plan amendment and heritage designation in 6 months; sold as entitled land in 2011.
Tree Canada Fund acclaims JRB for leadership in promoting building practices that mitigate impact on established tree life.
Complete 2 major renovation & additions in Toronto (Forest Hill, South Hill).
Jon Bowman is seconded to the Friday Harbour project as Director of Development; assumes joint-leadership over the phase 1 launch including the design-development and sales & marketing of over $250 million of resort-residential units; sold a record $50 million in one weekend.
JRB acquires a 0.5-acre heritage designated site in South East Oakville, restores the existing heritage assets and after extensive stakeholder engagement and numerous steps of approval secures the right to sever off a new building lot; JRB acquires the 331 Sheddon Avenue project as principal developer, a 19 unit luxury condominium site in South East Oakville; JRB acquires and restores an 1860’s Victorian home in downtown Oakville into a sales and development office.