About Turner Lane
Firmly committed to a vision to build sustainable developments, Turner Lane offers a wide range of property development-oriented services including:
- land development and re-development strategies
- concept and master planning
- municipal approvals
- site servicing and construction planning
- equity and debt placement
- sales and marketing
- property management
Experienced sales and marketing staff gather valuable purchaser information from daily interactions with a wide variety of customers and constantly monitor trends, sales data and buyer preferences. This enables Turner Lane to ensure that all of the projects are built to the specifications identified as important to the purchaser, and, in turn, project scope and detail are continuously being updated in order to stay relevant in the real estate marketplace. These efforts have been particularly effective in the last few years of economic recovery, and have enabled the company to tailor projects to attract and retain consumers by offering products that suit its valuable clients' individual economic realities.
A highly regarded reputation for success has earned the company a trusted network of local consultants and contractors who, recognizing the long term benefits of a sound business relationship, provide a high-quality product and the assurance of available labour.
The Turner Lane Group LES BJOLA — Chief Executive Officer
An exemplary leader in real estate development, Les has over 30 years of experience in the industry. As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Turner Lane, he has successfully generated and conveyed multiple real estate property transactions. Les' career began with graduation from British Columbia Institute of Technology in Land Survey and Business Administration (1979), and grew to include real estate and land development. He has managed multiple projects and has directed such notable, complex assignments as the Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club Resort, City Centre Colwood, and Goldstream Meadows Business Park. His broad and profound knowledge of the development business, combined with his experience in property acquisition, has allowed him to position the company as one of the leading developers in the region. Les' extensive experience in project management includes acting as a liaison between property owners and all stakeholders, managing multifaceted government relations and developing sound management procedures. Les is a tireless community supporter and benefactor to countless organizations. He is past President of the Victoria Real Estate Board and of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce, and is past (3 terms) Chair of the West Shore Parks and Recreation Commission. Les currently sits as a Director of Westshore Parks and Recreation, Director of Westshore Developers Association, and is a citizen representative of the Transportation and Public Works Committee, City of Langford.
The strength and success of Turner Lane arise from applying a team approach to all of its development projects and client services, employing not only a consultative process, but specialized assessment and evaluation. Front-line staff and executives are supported by an in-house accounting department, a property management team and leading-edge information technology experts:
- Rachael Sansom, AScT - Senior Project Manager
- Rob Johnston, CTech - Project Manager
- Andrew J. Marsh, AScT - Construction Manager
- Dana Elizabeth, Legal Assistant
- Patricia Cameron, Executive Assistant and Officer Manager
- Tammy Barry, Accounting
- Colleen Robertson, Accounting