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About Westbay and the Builders

Westbay Marine Village is a re-development of Westbay Marina which is being carried out by the owner, Westbay Investments Ltd. Westbay Investments Ltd. was incorporated in 1976 for the purpose of owning and operating the Marina. Westbay Investments Ltd. is one of a group of companies owned by the Lindholm Family of Victoria, B.C. The Lindholm Group of Companies have done a number of residential, commercial and mixed use developments in and around Victoria and the Canadian Gulf Islands.

Mark Lindholm B.A., L.LB.

Mark Lindholm is the Development Manager of Westbay Investments Ltd. and the
Managing Director of the Lindholm Group of Companies. Westbay Marine Village is a product of Mark’s vision, imagination and tenacity. Mark has worked tirelessly since 1991 to gain the support of Federal, Provincial and Municipal politicians and bureaucrats to bring legal, tenured, high-quality floathome living to Victoria and particularly to Westbay. Involved in all facets of Westbay’s concept, design and construction, Mark is a hands-on owner –operator.

Mark is a lawyer by profession, entrepreneur at heart and a serious student of architecture and design. Accomplishments include:

  • Past President of the Urban Development Institute, (Victoria Chapter)
  • Past President, Maritime Museum of British Columbia
  • Vice-President, Victoria/Esquimalt Harbour Society and Alternate Director, Greater Victoria Harbour Society
  • Esquimalt Police Commissioner
  • Mark is also an avid boater and motorcyclist

Colin Rowland - Construction Superintendent

Born in Bultan, England, Colin has worked as a carpenter since 1948. Shortly after completing his apprenticeship he was called up for service with the British Paratroop Regiment and he was with them from 1952-54 in Korea and 1955 in Egypt/Suez Crisis. After working for another 10 years in England, Colin moved to Canada in 1966. Colin was Construction Manager of Beaver Lumber from 1969 to 1982 working across the entire country on a variety of large projects. After that, he started his own renovation/home repair business which has taken him around the country before settling in Victoria. He has been manager of construction and maintenance at Westbay Marina since 1995. He is currently the construction superintendent of Westbay Floathome Constructors Ltd.

Daniel Boot - Senior Designer

Daniel Boot has over 25 years experience in the building services field providing his skills to the architectural community. His architectural and cultural experience contribute to an overall comprehensive and sensitive design approach that has influenced many regional and international projects. Dan is a Senior Designer and has worked on a contract basis with architectural firms since 1988. His responsibilities include the detailed design stage and documentation of many complex projects ranging from residential to commercial, recreational, industrial and institutional in nature.

Custom Interiors by Norwalk

Mark Lindholm B.A., L.LB.

Colin Rowland(Right)

Construction of Floathome
Colin Rowland (Centre)

Daniel Boot
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