About Paragon Living
Paragon Living makes luxury living in Winnipeg’s most desired neighbourhoods more accessible than ever with high-end rentals for below-market rates.
Founded in 2008, Paragon Design | Build became one of Winnipeg’s most active infill developers. In 2021, the company evolved into the full-service Paragon Living brand and has since become one Winnipeg’s fastest-growing property management services.
We take pride in providing sustainable solutions to urban growth. With more than 40 single- and multi-family residential projects in various stages of development, we manage more than $250 million dollars in assets.
As a fully integrated real estate development company, we take care of everything from land assembly and development to design and construction, as well as providing service excellence as the property manager for our residents.
We hold our work to the highest standards in our industry, and we strive to constantly exceed expectations in order to realize our vision to become the choice full-service luxury real estate company Winnipeg.
As the President and co-founder of Paragon Living, Nigel establishes short and long term goals, plans, and strategies. He is tasked with land acquisitions, real estate, and business development.
In his day-to-day, Nigel collaborates with the Paragon team, investors, trade partners, the City of Winnipeg and other instrumental parties. He proudly represents the company, encouraging business development and investment opportunities. He operates with an entrepreneurial mindset which fueled the growth of Paragon Living, and its $250M in projects currently under development.
As the Director of Finance and Operations and co-founder of Paragon Living, Alyce oversees the day-to-day operations of the company. Alyce primarily handles the financial forecasting and execution of Paragon's business plan. Most of Alyce's day is spent meeting with our team members about current and upcoming projects. Any remaining time is then directed towards managing, estimating, ordering, and scheduling. In her free time, Alyce loves hanging out with her family or squeezing in a quick gym class.
Sarah comes from an extensive background in her field, showing skill in various facets of property management including tenant relations, financial management reporting, creating and adhering to fiscal targets, facilitating positive client relationships, and maximizing the value of each financial asset she oversees.
Sarah is currently working to build the infrastructure of Paragon Living - Paragon's full-service and fully integrated Property Management division.
Joe is a Project Manager for Commercial Multi-Family Developments. His role is to review the “big picture” of a project to ensure global milestones such as the schedule, budget, and design adherence are met. At the same time, he works with Paragon's trade partners to address constraints so efforts can be focused on achieving the intricate details of each project. Joe is a motorcycle enthusiast and a Freemason with a strong emphasis on using that passion for community charity work.
Jeff is a site supervisor for Paragon Design | Build. He visits each project daily and interacts with all trades to discuss issues, quality of work, timelines, and all the details pertaining to each job site. In other words, he is the mediator between site work and project management. Jeff is also an avid fisherman who enjoys it year-round with his sons.
As a Project Manager, Krista brings her love of architecture, interior design, and construction together in managing the design-build process. With a degree in Environmental Studies (Architecture) and a background in residential design and City Planning, she ensures projects meet design and construction goals through estimating, budgeting, scheduling, and quality control.
Outside of work, Krista loves to hang out with her two little boys and husband, learn new things, and grow her garden.
Bonnie is highly driven, results oriented Construction Manager with over 25 years of Construction experience. She is an excellent communicator resulting in on-time delivery of objectives and cost-effective utilization of resources. Her ability to manage multiple project teams and lead collaborative efforts results in excellence at every phase of the project life-cycle.
Bonnie advanced quickly through various positions in Construction having started her career sweeping saw dust off floors. After achieving a Carpentry diploma, she became a Foreman, Project Coordinator, Estimator, Business Owner, and RRC Construction Project Management Instructor. Her unique experience as a Subcontractor, Prime Contractor, and Owner has taught her the importance of a cooperative environment. She values fairness and honesty.
Bonnie enjoys learning and mentoring. She is also a Certified Professional Coach.
As Office Manager, Vanessa works closely with everyone in the office, fulfilling roles and duties that vary from day-to-day. She is known to be proactive and she anticipates future needs; always a step ahead, creating a natural flow within the business. Vanessa loves spending time with her young family, restoring old furniture as well as photography and travelling.
As a Project Coordinator, Dexter works between project management and site management to ensure Paragon Design | Build projects are completed within the project’s set schedule and budget, while maintaining a high level of quality control.
With a background in Structural Engineering Technology, Lean Construction Management and large-scale multi-family projects, Dexter brings forth a well-rounded skill set and knowledge of building processes, management techniques, and an affinity for continued development.
Outside of work, Dexter has a love for travel, attending sporting events, furthering his education, and spending time with his family and friends.
Amirah is our Leasing Coordinator. She provides leasing and leasing-related administrative support by actively conducting tours and interacting with potential residents at leasable properties. Her passion for helping people, diversity, and development amplifies the Paragon leasing experience.
Working with people over the years has enabled Amirah to create lasting relationships which fuel the efforts behind all of her professional endeavors.
Kim comes with experience in the industry that spans over twenty years. As Nigel’s Executive Assistant, Kim’s background in development and general contracting enable her to help the team with processes and corporate organization. Kim has worn multiple hats over the years both at job sites and in the office, allowing her to assist with various aspects of the business.
When Kim isn’t working she loves spending time with her large, blended family, photographing everything in sight, exercising and challenging herself with the number of books she can read each year!
Pamela comes from over 10 years of experience in accounting and administration. Her experience allows her to provide support to Paragon Living’s Property Management team in accounting, resident relations, the preparation of financial statements, and maintenance coordination.
Pam’s colleagues describe her as friendly and approachable, and these characteristics shine through to her interactions with trades, vendors and our valued Paragon residents!
As a pre-construction coordinator, Jesse thoroughly assesses risks associated with constructing a project and develops plans for mitigation. His work includes constructability analysis and review, cost management, permitting requirements, and bid packaging. Jesse has developed significant expertise through 10 years of professional experience across different sectors, project delivery methods, and building types. With extensive industry knowledge, a vast network, an impressive range of production experience, and awareness of current products, Jesse has grown into a project delivery process expert. He is committed to maintaining proﬁciency in construction products, techniques, and sequences by staying abreast of product developments, new materials, code changes, and current industry trends.
Jesse is active in the industry as Winnipeg's Chapter Director for Construction Specifications Canada (CSC)and is also a member of the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC).
Below we answer some of the most common inquiries from our residents and prospective renters. If your question isn’t listed, please get in touch using the contact form below and we’ll be happy to help provide the answer you need.
Our online application process is quick and easy! All you’ll need is:
Proof of income:
Offer of employment
Notice of Assessment from CRA
Statement of account
Present or previous address of residence
To apply for a suite, use our convenient online application process:
From our rental listings, go to the property you desire.
Click the “Apply Now” button on the page.
Fill out the application form, ensuring you complete all mandatory fields.
Pay your security deposit.
To receive updates about available and upcoming properties, please sign up for our Paragon Living newsletter. You may also contact the leasing agent for your desired property to be placed on the waitlist.
Setting up online rental payments is easy through the RentCafe resident portal. We have created a step-by-step video to guide you through the online payment process.
Maintenance requests can be made through your personalized RentCafe resident portal:
Log in to RentCafe using your email and the password you created for rent payment setup
Refer to the top left tabs and select Maintenance.
Fill out all fields, along with a detailed explanation of the maintenance issue you are experiencing.
Optional attachments: you may include photos or a video if you wish.
Check back, as your request is trackable through Request History so you can see updates as the work order is in progress!
At Paragon Living, we are dedicated to getting you into your new home as quickly as easily as we can, and taking care of all your service and maintenance needs once you’re moved in.