As founder and president of Samcon a real estate development firm specializing in urban infill projects, Sam Scalia leads the planning, design, and development of residential and mixed-use developments across Montreal. Since 1991 Samcon alone and in partnerships has designed, developed and sold over 5000 condos for a value of over a billion dollars of new infill residential and semi-commercial projects.
Samcon’s work is known for creating thriving urban spaces incorporating new urbanist principles, high-quality design and construction, and a commitment to the public realm.
Samcon was awarded the prestigious APCHQ “Builder of the Year” award four times and has received multiple Awards including “Customer Choice Award”(APCHQ quebec home builder association), and “Entrepreneur of the year” by ERNST & YOUNG.
Mr Scalia says he is proud to lead the CIBPA Foundation into the future, while putting into place a bursary program that will offer students long-term support:
"I am honoured to have been named President of the CIBPA Foundation. We are looking forward to reach new and higher levels that will benefit Italian-Canadian youth by giving them a better education”.
Mr. Scalia is also leading the efforts of the Endowment Program of the CIBPA Foundation.