HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – April 6th, 2023, Royal LePage Commercial East is excited to welcome Ashley Urquhart, BBA, DULE, to our team of experienced and professional commercial real estate advisors, as VP Client Advisory. With over a decade of experience in the industry, Ashley brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our brokerage. Tom Carpenter, Broker of Record / VP Brokerage, is “very pleased that Ashley has agreed to join our team of commercial real estate professionals. Her solid background and expertise in commercial real estate brokerage and advisory will become the ‘measuring stick’ on which we grow client relationships in our local and national marketplace.”


Urquhart holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Mount Saint Vincent University and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia. Ashley’s experience in certifying office, industrial and retail space to the appropriate BOMA, SIOR and ULI throughout the Maritime Provinces is a valuable addition to Royal LePage Commercial East.


Jennifer Cann, VP and Managing Director, says “I have known Ashley for nearly 10 years as the epitome of a professional and trusted Advisor in our business. Every transaction we have been on opposite sides of has been seamless. Ashley holds Royal LePage Commercial East’s ethical values in real estate transactions, is a team player and takes pride in her honest and transparent approach. Here at Royal LePage Commercial East, our expectation is that the clients’ requirement comes first and not the monetary value of that end transaction; Ashley aligns with us and holds this to the highest standard. I am extremely excited to be working beside Ashley and have her with us to provide exceptional advisory services to our clients and to be assisting us with the growth of Royal LePage Commercial East.”


Having previously held the position of Senior Manager of the Brokerage Division with another commercial brokerage, Urquhart says “I am excited to join Royal Lepage Commercial East’s new brokerage with Jennifer Cann and Tom Carpenter. I could not pass up the opportunity to help grow a brokerage that shares the same business philosophies, while also offering an alternative solution in the region for national and local clients with their commercial real estate requirements.”


With her extensive background and commitment to excellence in the commercial real estate industry, Ashley is a welcomed addition to the team at Royal LePage Commercial East. We look forward to seeing her continue to provide exceptional service to our clients.


About Royal LePage Commercial East

Royal LePage Commercial East is an Atlantic Canadian based commercial real estate company, with their head office in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The company’s focus is to provide real estate advisory services for both large and small organizations including investors, developers, business owners, occupiers, tenants and financial intermediaries. Full details on the company’s services and staff, including updated contact information, can be found at www.rlpcommercialeast.com.

About BOMA

BOMA Canada is a dynamic federation comprised of over 3,100 members in the industry representing over 2.1 billion square feet of office space in Canada. Our members include building owners, managers, developers, facilities managers, asset managers, leasing agents and brokers, investors and service providers. Full details can be found at https://bomacanada.ca/aboutbomacanada/.

About SIOR

The SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS®  is the leading global professional office and industrial real estate association. With 3,700 members in 45 countries and 722 cities, SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists. Full details can be found at https://www.sior.com/who-we-are/about

About ULI

Urban Land Institute (ULI) is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. ULI is its members. Through our members’ dedication to the mission and their shared expertise, the Institute has been able to set standards of excellence in development practice. Full details can be found at https://uli.org/about-uli/