Commercial Properties is excited to welcome John Oxley to our team

We are excited to welcome another talented addition to the Commercial Properties team! John Oxley has joined us as a Project Manager.

As a way to get acquainted, we asked John a few questions…

Tell us a bit about your background!

I grew up in the Saint John area and after High School spent time in Ontario in London, Toronto and Ottawa before returning in the late 90s.  When I moved back I worked for NBTel (now Bell Aliant if you aren’t that old) and a small dot com for a combined 10 years.  In the mid 2000s I left the IT sector and went to work for Fluor, a multinational engineering firm, here in Saint John supporting Irving Oil projects.  I also have a wife, 3 sons and a Bernese mountain dog.  Life’s busy but good.

What do you like to do in your free time?

I really enjoy being outdoors.  In the winter I LOVE to ski.  I wish it would start snowing November 1st and stop sometime in early April.  In the summer I am very involved as a coach and volunteer at the Kennebecasis Rowing Club in Rothesay.  And if I get the chance I try getting out on my Mountain bike whenever I can.

What excites you about working at Commercial Properties?

Having worked for a number of companies over the years, I really like that it is a small, flat organization.  It really gives everyone the opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way and be accountable for what they do.  It feels like we all have the ability to make a positive contribution to the organizations success.

Which Commercial Properties building is your favorite and why?

In my last job I was a tenant at Centerbeam for a while which I really liked but I would have to say the Red Rose Tea building.  Before working here I always liked the look of it from the outside.  But I have to say working inside is even better.  I like the bright open workspaces and the great views in all directions.  Plus it is great being up town where everything is in walking distance.


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