Why Shon Group?

We’ve been custom tailoring property and asset management solutions for our clients since 1954.

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Our experience with some of Vancouver’s most iconic properties gives us true practical knowledge and an unparalleled perspective that benefits all our clients.

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60+ years

Founded in 1954 by Charles Shon, and led by his son Ron since 1977, Shon Group offers the expertise of 60+ years of successful operations in the commercial realty market.

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4,000,000 s.f.

We have owned, managed and developed over 4 million square feet of real estate assets including office, industrial, retail, multi-family, land and hospitality.

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On site

At Shon Group, our focus is on the Metro Vancouver market where we are accessible and headquartered – and where we have developed our invaluable contacts.

We have an impeccable track record of advising and assisting property owners in maximizing the return on their property investments by:

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Managing with unparalleled diligence

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Proactively servicing our tenants

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Providing unique positioning and value enhancement strategies

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Offering creative leasing solutions

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Implementing sustainability and green building policies

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Maintaining tight budgetary control

We are an approachable and highly knowledgeable senior team who treats all of our managed assets as if they were our own.

  • Ronald Shon, MBA

    President
  • Ron has been involved in the Vancouver real estate industry since the 1970’s and was responsible for the development of a number of iconic buildings including Cathedral Place in downtown Vancouver. Ron also guided the land assembly and securing the lead tenancies for the HSBC Building at 885 West Georgia Street.

    Ron has a wealth of real estate related experience in various markets and provides high level guidance to the company’s clients. He participated in and led a number of significant financings including the Marathon Realty package which included Langara Gardens and Shawn Oaks in Vancouver and the purchase of the Place Victoria office tower in Montreal. Ron was also instrumental in the company’s expansion into the United States with the purchase of Park Central III, a 521,000 square foot office tower and the 236 unit First Day apartment complex, both located in Dallas, Texas.

    Ron obtained a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He was previously on the Board of the Vancouver Opera, St. George’s School, and the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation and was Chair of the Sun Yat Sen Garden Society of Vancouver. Ron also served on the Asian Advisory Committee of the Bank of Montreal and as a Trustee of the Vancouver Board of Trade.

  • Wayne Beattie, B. COM RI

    VP Property Management & Leasing, Managing Broker
  • Wayne has over 25 years of experience in the Vancouver commercial real estate industry in all aspects of the business. He currently oversees all property management and leasing services and provides strategic advice to our clients for asset/property management, value enhancement, and development opportunities.

    Wayne is also instrumental in fostering strong relationships with our tenants and clients, providing strong leadership and accountability to our growing team, and leads our corporate sustainability initiatives. Wayne has worked in senior positions with such high profile companies as Triovest Realty Advisors, where he was responsible for the management of the Willingdon Business Park, Vancouver’s most prominent suburban office location with 9 buildings totalling one million square feet.

    Wayne also was instrumental in the growth of Uptown Property Group, where he led the development and management of several suburban office buildings from initial design through to lease-up, including the redevelopment of Westminster Centre with Metro Vancouver’s first LEED Gold office project. Wayne obtained a B.Com in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia, has been a member of the Real Estate Institute of BC for 20 years and holds a current Rental Property Management License and Managing Broker License.

  • June Ma, CPA CGA

    Controller
  • June joined the Shon Group in 2017 as Controller and is responsible for the financial reporting for the Shon Group of Companies and its property management clients. June has over 25 years of senior accounting experience in all asset classes including office, industrial, retail, mixed-use and shopping centres. June brings extensive property management accounting expertise to our clients having held senior positions with several prominent organizations in the commercial real estate industry such as Cadillac Fairview, Colliers International and the Peterson Group.

  • Annie Wu

    Business Development Manager
  • Annie joined Shon Group Realty Advisors at the beginning of 2021 as Business Development Manager. She has extensive business experience in the fields of new technology and media/marketing, and founded her own technology media company in 2013 that provides a mobile information sharing platform to over 10,000 local Canadian businesses with 100,000 users. The platform features restaurants, fashion and shopping brands, travel destinations and vacation homes.

    Most recently, Annie focused on participating in financing placements and investor advisory work for three public companies. Annie is well studied and holds degrees from both Trinity Western University and Shanghai University.

  • Steve Peressini

    Senior Engineer & Operations Manager
  • Steve joined the Shon Group in 2000 as a Building Operator at Cathedral Place and has grown to become our Senior Engineer and Operations Manager since 2005. Steve is responsible for developing and overseeing all preventative maintenance programs at our properties, providing direction and leadership to our team of building operators, and assisting management and property managers with maintaining a first class standard of operations and services for our tenants at the properties we manage.

    He also oversees all tenant and capital improvement projects, our corporate safety and energy efficiency programs, and assists with the preparation of property operating expense and capital replacement budgets. Steve is a 4th Class Power Engineer, has a trades background as a plumber and class B gas fitter, and has wealth of experience in new construction, renovations, and general maintenance of commercial properties.

  • Aneta Kowalski

    Tenant Services Coordinator
  • Aneta recently joined the Shon Group and currently holds the position of Tenant Services Coordinator. Aneta has over 13 years of experience in all aspects of Accounting, Customer Service and Administration. She is responsible for maintaining our high service delivery standards and ensuring that all tenant requests are dealt with promptly and efficiently. Aneta made the transition into real estate back in 2018, working for Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL) as a Brokerage/Office Coordinator and quickly excelled in the industry. She also has a strong accounting background and efficiently helps manage our Vancouver office.

  • Mier Zhang

    Property Accountant
  • Mier joined the Shon Group in the summer of 2019 and currently holds the position of Property Accountant. Mier has over 4 years of accounting experience primarily in the real estate management industry, obtained a BA in Economics from SFU with excellent academic standing, and is currently completing the UBC DAP accounting courses in pursuit of a CPA designation.

  • Frank Porwit

    Building Operator
  • Frank has been a Building Operator with the Shon Group for over 37 years and is currently an integral part of our building maintenance team at Cathedral Place. Frank is a 4th class Power Engineer, has completed the BOMI plumbing maintenance certificate, and Tool Makers trade school certificate, and has essential handyman skills in virtually every trade discipline.

  • Allan Ballesteros

    Building Operator
  • Allan joined the Shon Group as Building Operator in 2014 and is an important part of our maintenance team at Cathedral Place. He recently completed the 4th class Power Engineering certificate and brings over 17 years of experience in commercial property maintenance and marine vessel repairs and maintenance.  Allan is proficient with all types of building automation systems and has varied skillset in electrical, plumbing, painting and general maintenance tasks.

Our core values are woven into our corporate culture, organizational planning, and strategic business execution. Our people, reputation and success are a result of these values.

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    Service

  • By partnering with the Shon Group, you are family. Whether you are an employee, owner or tenant, everyone in our organization will treat your property like their own with unparalleled diligence. We not only meet service expectations, we exceed them.

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    Honesty

  • Our word is impeccable. We are honest, transparent, and communicate with the utmost courtesy and respect at all times. Everyone we deal with matters.

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    Own It

  • We are accountable, resourceful, and apply discipline and tact to our strategic planning and every day decision making regarding your assets. We search for continuous improvement, value enhancement, and deliver results with teamwork and collaboration.

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    Notable

  • We strive to be the best. We are exceedingly professional and have a relentless attention to detail. We provide accurate and concise financial reporting, detailed capital planning, and strategic asset analysis of each property to provide our clients with enduring success and peace of mind.

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