Vericon Real Estate Ventures Inc. was established to fulfill a recognized need for scalable, community based commercial and multi-family projects in the Alberta marketplace. Vericon is dedicated to conceptualizing, designing, and constructing targeted developments in established neighborhoods that meet the needs and desires of today’s value conscious customers.



With over 25 years of development experience and a commanding knowledge of the industry and the Alberta market, Joseph Fras is leading the charge of Vericon Real Estate Ventures. As President of Vericon, Joseph is responsible for guiding and overseeing the entire development process. From assembling the site, through analyzing the market analytics and building design, to marketing, construction, and closing, Joseph is directly involved in every step and continually monitors all aspects of the projects to ensure success.

Having held key senior positions with active and notable Alberta real estate development companies, Joseph Fras is well versed in all facets of the industry. As the President and COO of Assured Developments, the General Manager of Streetside Development Corporation (Qualico’s multi-family division), and Vice President and General Manager of Horizon Village Corporation, Joseph has been directly involved in the development and construction of over 1,050 multi-family units and 320 single family homes and lots. During Joseph’s career, he has contributed to the successful completion of over $500 Million of commercial, single family, and multi-family real estate projects.

A small sampling of Joseph’s past projects includes the following:

XOLO (Assured Developments)
Discovery Woods Villas (Assured Developments)
Colliers Ridge (Assured Developments)
Wentworth Single Family (Assured Developments)
The Cove (Assured Developments)
The Grandview (Streetside Development Corporation)
Marda Station (Streetside Development Corporation)
Stone Creek Chalets (Streetside Development Corporation)

Mr. Les Hartland, Vice President

Mr. Hartland is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in real estate development. Specializing in multi-family conversions, new multi-family developments, and assisted living projects, his expertise and experience is a valuable complement to the Vericon team.

Mr. Rob McCormick, Executive Vice President

Robert McCormick rounds out the Vericon key executive team and brings almost 30 years of experience marketing and selling real estate projects.
In 2003, Les and Rob co-founded the Condo-Condo Development Group Inc. Condo-Condo specializes in acquiring existing rental properties and redesigning and converting them into highly desirable condominium residences.

ARCHITECTS Duel Architecture - Gordon Murray, Lisa Bobulinski

Structural engineer Wolsey Structural Engineering - Danny Wolsey

Mechanical, electrical, and civil engineer TLJ - Ron Josephs, Kevin Vig

Geotechnical engineer E2K - Brad Ellingwood

Survey Douglas Surveys - Iain Douglas

Construction Managers Nuera Platinum - Walter Fritz, David Thurston

Interior Designers ce de ce inc. - Connie Young, Angelique de Pennart

Landscape architects McElhanney - Yogeshwar (Yogi) Navagrah

Project Sales Team Square Foot Realestate - Simon Kowalkow, Tim Taylor

Project Marketing Team Leyteblair - Steve Blair