Watermark Group


Watermark Group has been involved in real estate for over 16 years and has earned the reputation as innovators with strong values towards community, social responsibility and education.

The company consistently strives for innovation, an example being Sol Terra Ranch, which was the first development with legal secondary suites in Kelowna. Watermark Group was also responsible for the creation of University Village which has provided over 1,100 units of student housing for UBCO so far. This includes Academy Hill which was the first student-oriented condo development next to UBCO.

Watermark’s commitment to community and education is demonstrated by their philosophy of giving back. Watermark was instrumental in the development of Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School - donating the land on which this world class institution sits.

Meiklejohn Architects


Meiklejohn Architects are known across British Columbia as one of the leading Architectural practices in the province.

With successful projects ranging from Port Alberni to Cranbrook and from Prince Rupert to Fort St. John as well as in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, Meiklejohn Architects possess considerable knowledge and experience as well as an outstanding reputation.

They have also been heavily involved in the overall design of University Village including working on projects like Academy Hill and U1 through U7.


Outland Design

Landscape Architect

Outland Design is a well established landscape architectural firm based in Kelowna. Their philosophy includes providing innovative and ecological solutions in order to help connect people to nature and the environment.

Outland Design was involved with designing the overall landscaping plan to include an abundance of park space and pathways. Their expertise has helped Academy Ridge achieve a perfect balance between rural tranquility and urban convenience.


Center Construction


Center Construction has earned a reputation among the construction and development community as reliable, hard-working and efficient.

Center Construction was the lead builder for Deerhurst Estates, which is located just south of Academy Ridge and was recognized as a great success. Center Construction has also been extensively involved in the design process to ensure that Academy Ridge is efficient and well built.


Sales Team

WATSON BROTHERS are a family run real estate team with extensive experience and local knowledge, specifically within the area of UBCO, Quail Ridge and University Village. Rated #1 in Canada for Customer Service by Coldwell Banker, WATSON BROTHERS enjoy forming meaningful relationships with their clients while obtaining excellent results.

They have been heavily involved throughout the design process of Academy Ridge making them experts on everything related to your new home.