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Deveraux Group of Companies President and CEO Denis Jones Nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2024 Prairies Award

Deveraux Group of Companies is proud to announce that Denis Jones, President and CEO, is a finalist for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2024 Prairies award.


This recognition highlights Denis’ exceptional leadership, innovative vision and significant contributions to the real estate and property management industry.


Celebrating its 30th anniversary in Canada, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® program honours entrepreneurs who continuously redefine the economy through their unique perspectives and hard work. Since its inception in 1994, the program has celebrated the achievements of hundreds of diverse Canadian entrepreneurs and CEOs who drive innovation, growth and prosperity.


“I am truly honoured to be recognized among such an esteemed group of entrepreneurs,” said Denis Jones. “This nomination is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team at Deveraux Group of Companies.”


Under Denis’ leadership, Deveraux Group of Companies has grown to become a leading player in the real estate sector, recognized for its commitment to quality, sustainability and community impact. This nomination reflects his dedication to driving innovation and excellence within the industry.


“This year’s finalists exemplify the caliber of entrepreneurs we have championed in our program for the past three decades,” says Rachel Rodrigues, EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Canada Program Director. “From real estate and energy to technology and beyond, each of these entrepreneurs is unlocking new sources of value for the Canadian economy, while also leading the way in sustainable and socially responsible business practices.”


The independent panel of judges will select an overall winner from each region, who will be announced in October. Regional winners will compete at the national level in November for the title of Canada’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2024. The overall Canadian winner will go on to compete in Monaco for the title of EY World Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2025.


For more information about the EY Entrepreneur of the Year program, visit their website.


About EY Entrepreneur of the Year®

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year® program shines a spotlight on entrepreneurs across Canada who master the artful balance of passion, determination, character and skill to create businesses that address the most complex challenges and build a better working world. By joining the program, you’ll have the opportunity to celebrate success with your team, inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and gain access to an exclusive global network of program participants that help to build connections, fuel success and navigate long-term growth.


About The Deveraux Group of Companies

Deveraux Group of Companies is a leader in property development and management across Western Canada. The Deveraux Group consists of three primary companies, including Deveraux Asset Management, Deveraux Apartment Communities and Deveraux Developments. The Deveraux Group prides itself on its vertical integration and capacity to offer end-to-end multi-family investment opportunities, alongside various value-added and synergistic businesses. The model of build, own, operate, optimize enables Deveraux to offer best-in-class properties and services that enrich the lifestyle of its residents, while offering competitive and sustainable returns to its investors. Deveraux currently manages assets in excess of $2.0 billion and has a robust development pipeline that will see the number of apartment units increase significantly over the next three years.