2017 Canada Best Managed Companies

Winner for a 14th consecutive year

Again this year, to our great joy and honor, Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie are part of the Canada’s Best managed companies, for a fourteenth consecutive year, with 8 years now as a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Groupe Savoie shares this incredible honor with all its employees, collaborators, residents and relatives.

We’ve been working for almost 30 years in offering living environments of quality to golden agers, therefore we’re truly happy to receive this title.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies with a turnover of more than $ 15 million, which namely create value in innovative ways. Nominations are evaluated by an independent judging panel on overall business performance, including leadership, strategy, care competencies, cross-functional collaboration throughout organization and talent. These companies must complete numerous forms to demonstrate that they deserve their place on the Canadian charts. The candidates are judged judiciously by an impartial jury whose members are experienced professionals from Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. No matter the years a company has been on the list, it still has to register each year in order to retain its title.

”’Well-managed companies are important to the economic health of our country. They are models that help all Canadian companies succeed. The Platinum Club recipients have exceptional insights and knowledge on business management practices. They are inspiring and moving the game to a higher level’’, declared Me Brigitte Vachon, Quebec leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies.”

Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum member

The best managed companies stand out as leaders in their market because:

  • They outstand competition
  • They create thousands of jobs
  • They achieve sustainable growth
  • They excel both at home and abroad

Price categories of the Best managed

There are four price categories with ultimate being Platinum Club member which highlights winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of seven consecutive years. Not only have we been a part of the Best managed for fourteen consecutive years but we also have the honor of being a Platinum Club member for now eight consecutive years.

Since 2003

Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie was named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2003, retained its Best Managed designation in 2004 and 2005, then qualified for the Gold Standard designation in 2006 and was awarded the Gold Standard requalified designation in 2007 and 2008. The company subsequently qualified as a Platinum Club member in 2009 and requalified as a Platinum Club member in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

This prestigious award is the result of our daily determination to give the best of ourselves in order to provide a fulfilling, evolving, affordable and exceptional quality living environment for our residents. It demonstrates that it is possible to build a successful family business based on a set of values such as family and honesty.

‘’Companies that become members of the Platinum Club by retaining their Best Managed designation for at least seven consecutive years embody exceptional vision and leadership as well as a sustained commitment to growth and innovation, states Jon Hountalas, executive vice-president, Banking and financial services for companies, bank CIBC.”

Trustworthy private residents for seniors

Today, Groupe Savoie is recognized as the most important family and private company in its field of activity. Fully integrated, it is responsible for the design, development, construction, operation and management of each of its residences. As a leader in its field, the Savoie Family is proud of its accomplishments since its beginnings in the business, but it is particularly proud of its success in maintaining such a united family, now sharing its profound values with the third Generation of the family, already at work in the company. Founded in 1988, the large family of Les Residences Soleil now has more than 2000 employees and more than 7000 residents. In constant evolution, we are determined to maintain our commitment to offer a variety of apartments allowing an affordable option for all seniors.

Les Residences Soleil – Groupe Savoie, is also proud to have the title of Consumer Choice Award in the area of private residences for seniors in the Greater Montreal region, and this for a 14th consecutive year.

A family business, a love story

Click on this link to learn more about past years as Best managed

And this link for all our other distinctions