Ivest Properties Limited was founded in London, Ontario in 1974

Over the years, the company has owned residential, office, retail, industrial, parking lots, hotels and land. Today, our focus is heavily weighted to Student Housing. With our partner, London Property Corp, we are the largest owner and operator of student housing in Canada.


The company is owned by Richard W. Ivey and Hal Gould.

Richard Ivey, Chairman

Formerly, Richard was Chairman and owner of Livingston Corporation, and currently serves on the board of a number of corporations and non-profit organizations.

Hal Gould, President & CEO

Hal Gould has been the President of Gould Outdoor Advertising and President of Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada, and was the co-founder of Cultures Restaurants and New York Fries Limited. He has been running Ivest since 1997.


John Therriault, Vice President, Development

John has been with Ivest for 41 years, and is responsible for all the company’s physical assets as well as all new development projects. His breadth of experience covers most real estate classes.

Leigh Graham-Loreto, Vice President, Finance

Leigh joined Ivest Properties in 2014.  Based in the London, Ontario office, she leads all Ivest financial activities.  She has extensive corporate financial, accounting and tax experience in a variety of industries, which she honed after receiving an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Chartered Accountant designation.



Ivest Properties has offices in Toronto and London, Ontario


Toronto Tel: (416) 925-4868

London Tel: (519) 672-7810