New affordable housing twist: Condo developer offering units to city hall

A residential highrise up for discussion, and potential approval, on Tuesday at city council is a tower with an affordable housing difference. The design of the 181-unit building by LJM Developments at 400 Southdale Rd. E. features a stylish, stepped look, and the developer will offer four units to the city to use for affordable housing. But […]

Catching up with Hamilton: A city on the move

Welcome to the inaugural installment of Forging Hamilton, the monthly column where I’ll be providing commercial real estate (CRE) news and analysis from the Hamilton area. I’ll explain how the Hamilton area market is performing and what new developments are in the works. I’ll also provide the context necessary to distill how the headlines impact […]

Council approves massive developments with hope they will ‘revitalize’ cores

Towering construction cranes will soon be looming over Galt and Preston after council voted in favour of two massive residential developments Tuesday. The projects coming to 193 Water St. South and 255 King St. East, will see the construction of a combined 1,600 residential units the city says will “contribute to the revitalization” of the cores and provide homes […]

LJM donates condo to Habitat for Humanity

GRIMSBY — LJM Developments has announced another Habitat for Humanity project in Grimsby. During the Mayor’s Gala, hosted by Rotary @ Noon on Saturday night at Casablanca Winery Inn, LJM CEO Liaquat Mian announced the company will be donating a condo unit in the next phase of the Waterview Condominiums project to Habitat for Humanity […]

Proposed Water Street development details show five 15-storey buildings totaling 991 units

The developer has offered to donate five units for affordable housing purposes Details about a proposal to build five 15-story apartment buildings at 193 Water St, S. have been posted on the City of Cambridge website. The proposal from Burlington-based LJM Developments drew the ire of neighbors on Highman Avenue on Monday after the developer erected a sign […]


As you look for condos for sale in STONEY CREEK, you’re bound to find a variety of places you could call home. With the condo market in full swing, it’s important to find Stoney Creek condos that are perfect for what you need and truly are looking for. Knowing what sets ordinary condos from the extraordinary […]

Greener Pastures Ahead, Predicts LJM

The market started out 2016 with a precipitous fall, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 wiping $1 Trillion off the stock markets balance sheet with $6 trillion in losses worldwide. With a January so calamitous, many economists are claiming the sky is falling making investors wary. The Bank of Scotland went so far as […]

Liaquat Mian & LJM Developments is Highlighted in SouthAsian News

Reprinted from The South Asian News This week we profile Liaquat Mian, President, LJM Developments, Burlington. A man with many creatively honed business talents and a builder par excellence. Your business is divided into different verticals, and we will address each of them starting with real estate development. Talk to us about your foray into this area, […]