Skyline Living VP Wins Industry Leader Award

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[Guelph, Ontario – April 17, 2024]

On April 17, 2024, BJ Santavy, Vice President, Skyline Living, was recognized with the Industry Leadership Award at the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) 2024 Innovation and Excellence Awards.

The Industry Leadership Award celebrates industry professionals who exemplify outstanding leadership qualities within their organization and the larger community. These individuals contribute their time and expertise to improving the quality of life for staff and citizens in the communities in which they operate.

BJ oversees Skyline Living’s business operations, ensuring that they consistently deliver improvement in vacancy levels, operating costs, and tenant engagement and retention. She ensures that Skyline Living is directly improving the quality of life for the 35,000+ people across Canada who have chosen to call one of its communities home.

BJ believes that rental housing providers have a fundamental responsibility to support their tenants, even in difficult times. Under her leadership, Skyline Living has launched award-winning, industry-changing tenant support programs including R.I.S.E. (Reach Impact, Support, Elevate) Tenant Assistance program, which provides support, access to community resources, and/or financial assistance when a tenant is struggling with hardship.

“This award is a testament to BJ’s strategic vision and her profound impact on improving tenants’ lives,” said Matthew Organ, President, Skyline Apartment REIT.

“In her 14 years with Skyline Living, BJ has brought immense value not only to our company but to Canadian rental housing as a whole. We are proud to see her recognized as one of the best in the Nova Scotia housing industry.”

The IPOANS Innovation & Excellence Awards are held annually to showcase the achievements of residential housing providers in Nova Scotia during the previous year. Skyline currently has seven properties in Nova Scotia, owned by Skyline Apartment REIT and managed by Skyline Living. The properties are located in Bedford, Dartmouth, and Halifax.

About Skyline Living

As one of Canada’s most prominent apartment rental providers, Skyline Living exists to provide safe, clean, and comfortable places for its residents to call home.

Providing homes in dozens of communities across Canada, Skyline Living is an industry leader in customer service, environmental stewardship, and community giving. It works to create and maintain thriving, vibrant communities for its residents, employees, and the neighbourhoods in which they live and work.

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Skyline Living is a part of  Skyline Group of Companies.