News & Events
Mar 10, 2020 -
Sifton Properties Named Best of London
Each year, The London Free Press asks its readers to submit the names of their favourite local businesses and services. Once again, Sifton has come out on top! A special thank you and congratulations to the dedicated employees behind each of these titles. It’s the best people that make Sifton the Best of London.
Dec 12, 2019 -
2019 FRPO Marketing, Achievement & Construction Awards
The Federation of Rental Providers of Ontario (FRPO) hosted their annual Marketing, Achievement & Construction (MAC) awards gala last Saturday, December 7th. Over 1,200 rental industry guests, including representatives from Sifton Properties, attended to celebrate a year of creative and high-quality rental housing promotion.
Dec 02, 2019 -
Sifton Properties Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Rental Tenant
Each year, Sifton Properties gathers residents who have rented with the company for 25 years or more, in celebration of what is called the Quarter Century Club. This year, Sifton proudly honours Noreen, the first resident to celebrate a 50th anniversary in a Sifton rental home.
Oct 10, 2019 -
2019 LHBA Awards of Creative Excellence
On Wednesday, October 9th, Sifton staff members gathered at the London Home Builders’ Association 2019 Awards of Creative Excellence to celebrate outstanding achievements in Energy Efficiency, Health & Safety, Marketing, and Design.
Apr 22, 2019 -
Celebrating Earth Day 2019
At Sifton Properties, Earth Day takes on a particularly special meaning. It embodies our core values, and represents what our organization is striving towards. Nothing is more important than the health of the planet we live on and the state we leave it in for our children.
Mar 01, 2019 -
Sifton Wins EnerQuality Awards
On February 28th, 2019 members of the Sifton New Homes, Construction and Marketing team attended the prestigious EnerQuality Awards, recognizing Ontario builders and industry leading individuals.
Feb 06, 2019 -
Sifton Named one of London's Best Places to Work
In December of 2018, London Inc. Magazine launched an online campaign designed to encourage Londoners to celebrate their workplaces and vote them one of London’s Best Places to Work.
Jan 22, 2019 -
MP Kate Young Announces Natural Resources Canada investment in Helio
On January 22nd, 2019 at The Sifton Centre, Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, announced an investment of $3.9 million toward the construction of Canada’s first mixed-use, multi-unit residential high-rise building to target net-zero energy.
Dec 01, 2018 -
Sifton Wins at FRPO MAC Awards
On November 29th, members of the Sifton Residential Rentals team attended the 2018 Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) MAC Awards.
Oct 12, 2018 -
2018 LHBA Awards of Creative Excellence
On Thursday, October 11th, members of the Sifton team gathered at the London Home Builders' Association 2018 Awards of Creative Excellence to celebrate outstanding achievements in the areas of Energy Efficiency, Marketing and Design.
Apr 03, 2018 -
Best of London 2018: Thank You!
Every year, The London Free Press asks it's readers to submit the names of their favourite local businesses and services. For seven consecutive years, Sifton has held two Best of London titles, with another now in its fifth consecutive year. A special thank you and congratulations to the de
Mar 08, 2018 -
Sifton Properties Limited is proud to be a 2018 Platinum Club winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Sifton Properties Limited was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation, celebrating Platinum Club status.
Dec 15, 2017 -
Dedicated to Going Green!
We are proudly ending 2017 with a renewed focus on Going Green! Want to know how we made our residential homes a little greener?
Nov 08, 2017 -
Sifton Wins 2017 Smart Energy Communities Award
On Tuesday, November 7th, QUEST announced the winners for the 2017 Smart Energy Communities Awards at QUEST's Annual Awards Gala in Ottawa, Ontario.
Oct 24, 2017 -
Sifton Celebrates Energy Star Day
At Sifton, we believe having an energy efficient home can play a big role in helping to combat climate change. In celebration of Energy Star Day, we wanted to share a glimpse of Sifton’s ongoing commitment to energy conservation.
Mar 23, 2017 -
It’s the best people that make us the Best of London
To our loyal residents, homebuyers and tenants, we thank you for your continued support and recognition. From rental properties to new home ownership and through to retirement lifestyle, Sifton Properties has you covered in all stages of life.
Mar 01, 2017 -
Sifton Employees Raise $68,500 for United Way!
Over the last 3.5 months, Sifton employees, led by a dedicated group of Campaign Committee staff members from across the company, gave back to the community during the 2016/2017 United Way Campaign.
Feb 06, 2017 -
Minister of Energy visits The Sifton Centre at West 5, Ontario's first Net-Zero Community
Minister Glenn Thibeault along with Deputy Premier Deb Matthews are visiting The Sifton Centre at West 5, Ontario’s first sustainable, net-zero community on Monday, February 6th.
Dec 12, 2016 -
Sifton Family Foundation: A Year in Review
Over the course of 2016, the Sifton Family Foundation has given back to various charities in the areas of Families & Communities, Kids & Schools and Healthcare.
Oct 14, 2016 -
4 Awards for Sifton at the LHBA ACE Gala 2016
Last Thursday evening, the Sifton New Homes team had the pleasure of attending the London Home Builders' Association Awards of Creative Excellence 2016 recognizing the successes of area builders and renovators over the past year.
Sep 14, 2016 -
Sifton hires General Manager for Dorchester Retirement Residence
Residents have witnessed the new building springing up from the ground on Byron Avenue. Denise Winger was hired earlier this summer as general manager of the Sifton Properties retirement residence, Dorchester Terrace. She did a presentation recently for prospective residents at the Lions Senior Centre.
Jul 19, 2016 -
Sifton Leads the Way with Canada’s First Solar Energy Storage LED Streetlight
Sifton is excited to announce the installation of Canada’s first Solar Energy Storage LED streetlight at The Erinview, one of its properties in Mississauga.
Jul 09, 2016 -
A New Direction: London Free Press Cover Story
With its use of solar power and new technologies, Sifton Properties’ West 5 project is being described as one of the most advanced in the world.
Mar 14, 2016 -
5 Years and Counting! Sifton wins Best of London titles!
Five years ago, The London Free Press introduced the Best of London – asking readers to submit the names of their favourite local businesses and services. For five consecutive years, Sifton has held two titles, with another now in its third consecutive year.
Mar 09, 2016 -
Sifton Has Reached the Top!
Sifton Properties Limited was named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2015 for excellence in business performance, achieving Platinum Club member status which is the highest achievement level available.
Feb 22, 2016 -
Sifton Employees Raise $67,000 for United Way!
Back in October of 2015 we recruited some wonderful Sifton employees to help make a difference and work toward our Campaign goal this year. We set a target of $45,000 and decided to also work on raising awareness of the needs in our Community.
Dec 14, 2015 -
Video: See the Excitement of West 5!
Oct 30, 2015 -
A Perfect Score for Sifton Retirement!
Each of the four Sifton retirement teams have successfully completed the ORCA Accreditation with perfect scores!
Oct 22, 2015 -
IST Teams Up with Sifton for the First Net-Zero Home in London, ON
Integrated Solar Technology, LLC (IST) has teamed up with Sifton Properties on its first model green “Home of the Future” in London, Ontario.
Oct 08, 2015 -
Sifton named LHBA Builder of the Year - again!
On October 8th, 2015 the London Home Builder’s Association held the Annual Awards of Creative Excellence Gala recognizing quality new homes and industry accomplishments. Members are honoured for special achievements in Energy Efficiency, Health & Safety, Marketing, and Design.
Oct 06, 2015 -
Breaking Ground at Dorchester Retirement Residence
Sifton Properties Limited has laid the cornerstone of a new relationship with the Town of Dorchester at a groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of Dorchester Terrace - 143 Byron Avenue in Dorchester, Ontario.
Sep 28, 2015 -
Bang On!: Home builders, such as Sifton, committed to innovation
The new home and renovation industry is made up of hardworking entrepreneurs who care about the future of their industry. They make their living creating, manufacturing and retailing one of the only major manufactured products produced by hand, in front of the customer and in whatever environmental conditions Mother Nature decides to throw at them.
Sep 15, 2015 -
The Home of the Future - London's First Net Zero Home
Sifton Properties Limited has unveiled London's first 'Net Zero' home. The model home, located in Warbler Woods at 1896 Sumac Way, London, Ontario (south side of Oxford between Commissioners and Westdel Bourne), has been built to power itself.
Sep 09, 2015 -
The Future is Now
The 21st-century movement to a greener, smarter and healthier environment is one that’s being embraced by Sifton Properties.
Jun 04, 2015 -
Sifton Properties Delivers London's First Net Zero Home!
Sifton is leading the way, with London's First Net Zero Home now under construction. The Ontario Building Code is moving towards the goal of having all new homes built to Net Zero standards by 2030.
Apr 13, 2015 -
Ryerson Students Help Contribute Research for West 5
Lights controlled by a smartphone, electric cars that charge overnight and a rooftop garden that supplies food to the grocery store below are just a few of the proposed features in West 5 by students at Ryerson University.
Mar 11, 2015 -
Sifton Wins.... Canada's Best Managed - 7 Years Straight!
After achieving the Gold Standard Status for the second time in 2014, Sifton Properties has achieved the Canada's Best Managed Companies - Gold Standard Status again in 2015.
Feb 24, 2015 -
Stepping Up for The United Way
The United Way is a charitable organization near and dear to our hearts, that helps people from all walks of life. Sifton and its employees have been a strong supporter of The United Way over many, many years. Since 2000, Sifton employees have contributed a total of $706,000 to the United Way and all that they do.
Feb 17, 2015 -
Sifton wins 3 Best of London titles!
The London Free Press once again asked readers to name their favourite local businesses in 160 categories. Over 7,300 readers cast their votes in the annual Best of London online survey. Sifton held its leading position in three categories.
Jan 27, 2015 -
Feel the Energy. West 5.
West 5. The most visionary, experiential lifestyle destination. Ever. It will change everything. How you work, shop, live, play and get inspired.
Sep 18, 2014 -
Net Zero: The Future of Housing
Can you imagine yourself living off the grid in the most modern of suburbs or in the heart of a bustling city? Owning a modern home, with all the comforts, close to conveniences, yet never having to worry about energy consumption? This is the future of housing and it’s called Net Zero.
Aug 02, 2014 -
Here Comes the Sun
Solar power will be a key component of Sifton Properties’ groundbreaking new development in west London, that also will include harvesting rainwater and salt-free roads.
Jun 26, 2014 -
Announcing The Village at RiverBend in West London
One of the world's most advanced energy-efficient SMART Community planned in London, Ontario. Developed by Sifton Properties Limited in partnership with S2E Technologies.
Apr 05, 2014 -
Sifton Wins.... Canada's Best Managed - 6 Years and Counting!
After achieving the Gold Standard Status in 2013, Sifton Properties has achieved the Canada's Best Managed Companies - Gold Standard Status again in 2014.
Nov 07, 2013 -
Sifton wins Canada's Best Employer Award 2014!
Sifton Properties Limited is proud to be recognized among the 50 Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt, a research study that publicly recognizes organizations that have created great work environments.
Oct 18, 2013 -
Sifton Properties Limited wins 2nd 2014 Consumer Choice Award
Sifton Properties has been selected as the 2014 Consumer Choice Award winner for top Home Builder in London giving us back to back wins!
Oct 11, 2013 -
Sifton Wins 2013 LHBA Design Awards
On Oct. 3, 2013, the London Home Builders' Association held the annual Awards of Creative Excellence Gala recognizing homebuilding design and marketing excellence. Sifton Properties received 3 design awards.
Jun 14, 2013 -
New Andover Trails Street Names Revealed
A generous bid at the 2009 Country Classic Auction brought the Yoo family two street names in the community of Andover Trails, located in southwest London off Southdale Road.
Apr 27, 2013 -
Sifton wins…. Canada’s Best Managed - Gold Standard
After 4 years of being named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Sifton has once again raised the bar by achieving Gold Standard status.
Apr 02, 2013 -
Sifton Wins Twin Best of London Titles
The London Free Press listed readers' favourite local businesses in 150+ categories. Sifton New Homes was voted Best Home Builder and Longworth Retirement Residence Best Retirement Residence for 2013.
Mar 06, 2013 -
Sifton Supports the United Way
Sifton Properties employees, with matching funds from the Sifton Family Foundation, raised $51.559 for the 2012 campaign! Staff gathered at Head Office to present the cheque.
Nov 23, 2012 -
LHBA Celebrates 60 Years
Mowbray Sifton was a founding father and inaugural President of the London Home Builders' Association and 2012 marks the 60th Anniversary of the Association.
Oct 15, 2012 -
Sifton named 2012 Builder of the Year
Another year of hard work and dedication to our customers has been rewarded, with a total of nine Awards of Creative Excellence including the coveted title, Builder of the Year.
Jul 26, 2012 -
Sifton Breaks Ground at HarrisView in Ingersoll
Representatives from the Town of Ingersoll and Sifton Properties Limited broke ground yesterday, marking the official launch of Sifton’s newest neighbourhood - HarrisView, located in Ingersoll, Ontario.
May 14, 2012 -
Sifton Properties named 2012 Tarion Awards of Excellence Finalist
Sifton Properties is recognized as a 2012 Tarion Awards of Excellence Finalist by Tarion Warranty Corp. These awards acknowledge top new home builders based on customer service performance.
Apr 09, 2012 -
Pack the Park 2012
Sifton Properties invites you to pack Labatt Memorial Park to the rafters. Sifton and the London Majors are presenting Pack the Park with proceeds going to The Sunshine Foundation of Canada.
Mar 23, 2012 -
Sifton welcomes local architects home
The 7th floor of 200 Queens Ave has a new look and a new tenant: the architectural firm that designed the building. Sifton Properties recently welcomed home architects Tillmann Ruth Robinson to the building.
Mar 15, 2012 -
Canada's 50 Best for the third time
Sifton Properties announces that we have re-qualified as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies by The National Post and program co-sponsors, Deloitte and CIBC. This marks our 3rd consecutive year.
Mar 07, 2012 -
Sifton wins Best Retirement Residence in London
Sifton Properties' Longworth Retirement Residence received the most votes for Best Retirement Residence in this year's London Free Press "Best of London" contest.
Mar 01, 2012 -
Sifton New Homes voted Best of London
Sifton Properties Limited is pleased to be chosen one of the 2012 "Best of London" by London Free Press readers in the category of Best Home Builder!
Jan 10, 2012 -
Winners of the One London Place VIP Parking Draw!
Many thanks to everyone who supported the One London Place VIP Parking Draw in support of the United Way. The winners are announced today.
Nov 10, 2011 -
Veterans Association "Overwhelmed" by Response to Poppy Box Thefts
The senseless actions of one poppy thief in London have unleashed an outpouring of support and donations. AM980 first reported the theft of donation boxes at the Canadian Corps Veterans Association Building.
Nov 04, 2011 -
Sifton Superheroes raise $18,000 for Easter Seals
Sifton "Superheroes" participated in the London Drop Zone event, dropping 26 floors down One London Place on Sept. 29th to help fundraise for Easter Seals, ON : Helping kids with physical disabilities succeed.
Sep 29, 2011 -
Sifton Properties named 2011 Builder of the Year
On September 28th, 2011 at the London Home Builders’ Association Awards of Creative Excellence, Sifton Properties was named 2011 Builder of the Year.
May 18, 2011 -
Sifton asks Londoners to Pack the Park for The Sunshine Foundation
Sifton Properties teame up with the London Majors to make dreams a reality for sick and disabled children. On Sun, June 12, Londoners are invited to Pack the Park to support The Sunshine Foundation of Canada.
Jul 23, 2010 -
Sifton Finds New Queen for London's Only Castle
Historic Woodholme Manor has new owner after nearly five years. Sifton Properties has sold the historic Woodholme Manor in the City’s north end to London native Sue-Anne Richardson-Siarto.
Mar 11, 2010 -
Neighbourhood Developments team receives the 2009 National SAM Award
Congratulations to the Sifton Properties Limited Neighbourhood Developments team for receiving the 2009 National SAM Award for Best Print Ad!