The Skyline Living Story

It all begins with a determination to bring passion, energy, and the desire to make a positive impact with each interaction, to ensure that every tenant in a Skyline Living building finds the support and community they deserve.

Our reputation is built on a solid foundation of property management experience, top-notch service, and a passion for constant improvement. So, when you see a Skyline Living property, you can rest assured that your comfort and well-being are our top priority.  

Skyline’s three Co-Founders – brothers Jason and Martin Castellan and their good friend R. Jason Ashdown – founded what would grow to become Skyline Group of Companies in the early 90s. It all started with one house in Guelph that the two brothers purchased with the help of their dad while attending university. Jason and Martin slept in the basement while renting out the upper-floor bedrooms to other students. Over time, R. Jason joined the partnership, and together they grew their portfolio to include 52 rental homes before officially entering the apartment business in 1999 when they created Skyline.

 

The three Co-Founders, along with Wayne Byrd, our CFO, still actively run Skyline today. Together, with a strong management team and over 700 staff members, they have grown the business into a true leader in the apartment industry. Their passion and flair for real estate, coupled with their decades of experience in the business, have cultivated a uniquely Canadian company culture based on drive, friendliness, and inclusiveness.  

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Skyline has been recognized for its commitments to company culture, customer service, community service, and environmental excellence through several industry awards, and is always striving to achieve new heights. 

Skyline Living operates under Skyline Group of Companies, managing the properties owned by Skyline Apartment REIT.

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Skyline Living by the numbers

50,000+

Proudly serving over 50,000 tenants

19,000+

Renting over 19,000 apartments

58

Supporting 58 communities

200

More than 200 multi-residential properties

7

Rental apartment properties in 7 provinces

Exceeding Your Expectations

Living Our Values
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Professionalism

Providing high quality service in a friendly and appropriate manner.

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Respect

Considering the opinions, feelings, needs, and ideas of others.

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Integrity

Doing the right thing, even if it isn’t the easy thing.

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Drive

Striving for constant improvement and pursuing our goals with passion.

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Efficiency

Looking for and enacting prompt and practical solutions.

We believe that doing good is good for business

Charitable Giving

Skyline’s robust community outreach program entails everything from staff volunteer days and food drives to sponsoring local sports teams and a university scholarship program.

Our residents are a key part of that program and give back through charitable initiatives, including the FRPO Spring Hope Food Drive, Skyline’s Warm Winter Clothing Drive, and our annual Earth Day Clean-Up.

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Environmental Initiatives

We are reducing our environmental impact by choosing sustainable materials and responsible vendors, updating building fixtures and appliances, participating in reuse and recycling initiatives, and using energy more efficiently.

By practicing Environmental Stewardship, Skyline Living is committing to preserving our planet for the future.

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Social Activities

Strong communities depend on strong neighbourly bonds.

To help our tenants get to know their neighbours, our Resident Managers host some pretty cool events and activities, many at the suggestion of our residents, such as summer fun fairs, BBQs, spa days, cards, Bingo, exercise classes, scrapbooking, movie nights, and more!

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Want to work at Skyline Living?

Our people are the cornerstone of the company and we hold ourselves to a very high standard; our tenants deserve nothing less. There are a lot of benefits to working here, not the least of which is the amazing company culture.

So, if you would be a great fit, click the button to see our current openings.