The Team


ventura-developmentsThe Ventura Group of companies is one of the largest and most active residential development companies in the Province of Manitoba.

Ventura Developments is the condominium development arm of the Ventura Group of Companies, which includes Ventura Custom Homes Ltd. & Ventura Land Company Inc. Ventura Developments Inc. focuses on the development of urban infill condominiums in mature communities and new green field development in new communities. Ventura Custom Homes Ltd. specializes in custom built, quality homes in almost every new community in Winnipeg and the surrounding capital region towns. Ventura Land Company Inc. is one of the most active land development companies in the Winnipeg Capital Region with over 1000 acres of land under management.

The Ventura Group of Companies specializes in land acquisition, planning, development and management for the purposes of residential construction and has undertaken the construction of well over 1,000 housing units and more than 500 acres of land. Having another 1,000 acres of developable land under management, and as one of the largest new home builders in the Province, Ventura is poised to continue to be an active builder in Manitoba for years to come.

With over 30 years of experience developing residential housing projects, the Ventura Group of Companies has the breadth and knowledge to successfully complete projects for their customers.


westlandWith over 30 years of industry experience in renovation, historic restoration and new construction, Westland Construction supports commercial, institutional, industrial and residential projects across the country. As an ISO certified company, Westland Construction has built a reputation as a company that completes projects on time and on budget, with a meticulous attention to detail and award-winning quality practices.

Professional affiliations include the Winnipeg Construction Association, the Canadian Construction Association and the Construction Safety Association of Manitoba.


hirsch_teamGarry and Debbie Hirsch understand condominiums are a lifestyle choice, as well as a place to call home. With more than 40 year of combined experience, they are able to offer a wealth of knowledge, skill and familiarity to help their clients make informed decisions regarding what, for many, is the biggest purchase a buyer may make in their lifetime.

Garry is an experienced leader in condominium project sales who has also served in leadership roles on numerous condominium boards. He is a past director with the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute. This rich understanding of the operations of a condominium corporation is essential in fostering confidence in the condominium transaction process.

Debbie and Garry have been business owners in the area since the late 90’s and have witnessed the growth and positive changes that have made Osborne Village one the best neighborhoods in Canada.


Akman Management provides professional property management services to rental property owners, condominium corporations and residential tenants. The company has been managing residential properties since 1912 and has built an excellent reputation in the industry. They’re known for their personal attention, timely response, integrity and strong communication with, and for, their clients. They offer comprehensive services tailored to specific requirements, including residential rental services, maintenance programs, financial and accounting reporting and human resource management.

Their primary objective is to maintain and maximize the value and quality of the properties under their management. Whether managing a rental property on an individual owner’s behalf or working with a condominium corporation to protect and grow the owners’ investments, they provide complete administration, effective and timely communications, personal service and professional supervision of every property they manage.

Professional affiliations include PPMA, REIC and CCI.


prairie-logoPrairie Architects Inc. understands the key issues and trends that contribute to sustainable, liveable and accessible housing environments, having designed many housing projects over the firm’s 32 years of business ranging from urban infill, mixed-use condominiums, multi-family affordable housing, student and seniors housing. Prairie Architects Inc. strives for buildings with character, texture and light to reflect the realities of life and to create environments with wholeness and delight. The integration of past wisdom and future possibilities has been the hallmark of buildings that stand the test of time, and has led to numerous national and international awards for Prairie Architects Inc., most recently the Cornerstone Award for Excellence in Building Heritage for Red River College’s Paterson GlobalFoods Inc. Student Housing and Culinary Arts Program.