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Scollard Development Corp. – Developer
John E. Davies
Co-President & Founder

John Davies

As Co-President, John Davies oversees project development, design and entitlement He is also involved in property acquisitions and conceptualization.

Since co-founding Scollard Developments predecessor company, GenerX Urban Development Corporation in 1995, John has taken a lead role in project development, design, entitlement and construction, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget with the interests of all stakeholders in mind.

Prior to starting GenerX, John was Vice President, Acquisitions and Development with Markborough Properties; at the time Canada’s 3rd largest real estate company with assets of $3 billion CDN. John was responsible for the acquisition of several Class ‘A’ office developments in major US markets including Washington D.C. and Chicago. He was the development executive responsible for overseeing the renovation and expansion of several regional shopping centres in Canada.

In 1980, John formed Land Concepts Ltd., a real estate development consulting practice, which grew from a sole proprietorship to a 30-person firm employing architects, engineers, landscape architects and planners.

John holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Toronto, School of Architecture; Faculty of Landscape Architecture. He is a former member of the Board of Governors of The Canadian Hockey League and the former owner of the Oshawa Generals, Major Junior Hockey Club.

Projects John has been involved with are the recipients of a dozen urban design awards including the Governor Generals Award.

John is married with four children.



Walter W. Thompson, CPA, CA.
Co-President & Founder

Walter W. Thompson

As Co-President, Walter Thompson oversees property acquisitions, conceptualization, and investor relations. He is also involved in property finance, sales and marketing.

Since co-founding Scollard Developments predecessor company, GenerX Urban Development Corporation in 1995, Walter has taken a lead role in all project acquisition, finance and marketing, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget with the interests of all stakeholders in mind.

Prior to starting GenerX, Walter was Vice President with CIBC World Markets; Vice President, Finance of a boutique syndicator and broker of real estate; an Associate with KPMG; and a Staff Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand.

Walter holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree from Queen’s University, and has been a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario since 1989. He is a past Treasurer and board member of The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Beacon Hall Golf Club.

Walter has three children.


IBI GROUP – Architects

IBI Group has over 38 years of experience with numerous repeat clients in the private and public sector including local, regional, and national government agencies. We are committed to environmentally responsible design and have the expertise needed to adhere to, and audit systems for, all appropriate compliance, codes, and requirements wherever we are working.

IBI Group’s architectural offices are global “virtual studios” that use a variety of collaborative technologies including video conferencing, intranet portals, and computer networks, enabling efficient team-wide communication across the globe. This system enables the firm to commit the best staff to each project and to use all resources and available expertise around the clock and around the world.



Bryon Patton & Associates – Interior Design

Over the past 25 years, the interior design firm of Bryon Patton and Associates has brought their expertise to countless low-and high-rise residential projects. Working with award-winning architects and developers, our work involves interpreting market design trends and developing floor plan layouts, suite designs and finishing selections—all the design details that help create a comfortable, elegant, and beautifully-finished home. Our expertise has been recognized through countless national and international awards, with a wide range of residential projects across the GTA.


The Condo Store – Sales

The Condo Store Realty Inc. is a leading force in the sale of condominiums throughout the Greater Toronto Area and beyond, with vast marketing support, technological tools and programs and real estate/property management services. The company brings an unrivaled level of expertise and service to every project. Principals of the firm have been responsible for upwards of 70,000 pre-construction new home and condominium sales in many of the GTA’s most significant communities.