About Us

A history on the move.

BRASSWATER is a real estate development firm founded by Ian Quint in 2015 and has rapidly become a vertically integrated powerhouse of industrial, office, and retail properties in the Greater Montreal area and beyond.

We are a team of 70+ proactive professionals of strong, builders, developers, managers, lawyers, accountants, and leasing professionals —overseeing 13M sq ft. of strategic properties and an additional 13M sq. ft. of land for development, making BRASSWATER a leading developer of commercial real estate in Eastern Canada and the United States.

Our Story

Brasswater, founded by Ian Quint, manages a significant portfolio of industrial, office, and retail properties across Canada and the US.

The company has steadily grown into an active team of, builders, developers, property managers, lawyers, accountants, and leasing professionals.

Since its inception in 2015, Brasswater has acquired and developed a portfolio of over 13,000,000 sq. ft. of property, with an additional 13,000,000 sq. ft. of land for development. In our seven-year history, we have become one of the most active buyers of commercial real estate in eastern Canada and in the US, through acquisitions averaging 3 million sq. ft. of property per year.

What makes Brasswater different?

We are leaders in the commercial property acquisition arena who think out of the box. We are closers. We make smart business decisions rapidly and have a constant pipeline of real estate opportunities to fuel our growth. Our in-house team is composed of experienced and respected professionals who know the ins and outs of the industry.

We are large enough to compete with, public and institutional investors, but we remain dynamic, nimble and unencumbered by rigid and time-consuming operational processes. We can offer tailor-made solutions and creative legal structures to our Vendors in order to make the acquisitions process more appealing to them.