Principal, LoriAnn Girvan Consulting
LoriAnn Girvan is an entrepreneurial leader with over 30 years of experience in urban revitalization, affordable housing, community planning and nonprofit management in Canada, the United States and Africa.
Her social purpose real estate achievements include the development of over $400 million of affordable housing resulting in over 1,500 housing units and multiple community facilities designed to advance equity across diverse neighbourhoods. As a practitioner, she has worked across all areas – property management and resident services – that transform housing into homes.
As Principal, LoriAnn Girvan Consulting, she supports nonprofits and citybuilders to undertake real estate and community initiatives that achieve social purpose in housing, placemaking and regeneration initiatives.
Most recently, she served as Senior Advisor, Social Purpose Real Estate, for Artscape, overseeing new hubs and housing development as well as sustainability planning for existing assets. From 2016 through 2019, she was Artscape’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for leading the organization’s financial and social impact goals.