Who we are

We are a boutique commercial real estate development company specializing in grocery anchored neighbourhood developments serving tenants across Canada. We will also be developing single tenant sites to serve our partners in the restaurant, financial and pharmaceutical industries.

Over the next 5 years we will be one of the industry leaders in this segment through our industry experience, agility and uncompromising work ethic.

Together with our tenant partners we will help shape communities by providing superior goods, services and design to neighbourhoods across Canada.

What we stand for

We are passionate about what we do and embody the entrepreneurial spirit in our everyday activities. Our ethos is founded on mutual respect, integrity and professionalism. This will guide our internal and external relationships.

As we enjoy success we will do so with humility and gratitude. We will give back to our community through volunteerism, charitable support and basic human compassion for the less fortunate.

We look forward to the journey and those we meet along the way.

Michael Foley

Michael Foley | President

Michael Foley is President of Wexford Commercial Developments Ltd. He has been involved in the development industry for 26 years.

Prior to launching Wexford in January of 2015, Mike was Vice President of Development and a member of the executive team at Trinity Development Group Inc. Reporting directly to John Ruddy, President of Trinity, he had oversight of all aspects of the development function for Trinity across Canada. His responsibilities also included liaising with city politicians and senior managers to advance project approvals as well as reporting on project status at meetings with financial partners including Riocan REIT, Kingsett Capital and Montez Corporation.

Prior to joining Trinty, Mike operated Michael Foley & Associates, a planning consulting firm with commercial clients including IKEA, Sobeys, Tim Hortons, McDonalds, Pizza Pizza.

Business Strategy Overview


1. What:

1.1.Grocery Anchored Neighbourhood Retail Development

  • 6-10 acres in size
  • 60,000 – 115,000 sq.ft of gross floor area
  • $20 -$30 Million in total development costs
  • Equity requirement per project - $8 -15 Million

1.2.Ancillary Single Purpose Developments

  • Restaurants, Pharmacies , Financial Institutions
  • 1-2 acres in size
  • 5,000 – 18,000 sq.ft of gross floor area
  • $1.5 - $2.5 million in total development costs
  • Equity requirement per project - $500,00 - $750,000

2. Who:

2.1.Loblaw/ Sobeys/ Metro- New Stores and Relocations
2.2.Whole Foods/ Farm Boy/ Longo’s – New Store Growth

3. Where:

  • Secondary and tertiary markets across Ontario

4. Development Philosophy:

  • Buy/Build/Sell

5. Development Goals/ Timelines:

  • Years 1-2:  Acquire/Develop/Start Construction on 2-3 projects
  • Years 3-5:  Complete 5-10 projects
  • Years 5+:   Complete 5 projects/year

Contact Us


Wexford Commercial Developments Ltd.

Michael Foley | President

(905) 385-5415