December 2016

The Academy Had Its Groundbreaking Ceremony

—— Lemine’s Award-Winning Condo Development Project

Toronto, Ontario --- The Academy Condos, the luxury student housing development which has won multiple awards, had its groundbreaking ceremony on December 19, 2016. The Academy Condos will be co- developed, constructed and managed by the leading players in Canada’s luxury student housing industry. This includes the Lemine Investment Group which won the 2015 Building Industry and Land Development Association People’s Choice Award for The Academy development, and Rise Real Estate Inc., a leading developer of luxury, purpose-built student housing across Canada. Representatives from the Academy Condos development team, including the Lemine Investment Group’s CEO Thomas Liu and Rise Real Estate’s VP and Partner, former mayor of the City of St. Catharines, Brian McMullan, attended the groundbreaking ceremony.

May 2016

Central Park Ajax

—— A New Core for a Growing Community

While much of the GTA's recent development boom has been concentrated across Toronto's new high-rise towers, many of the region's surrounding communities are also enjoying unprecedented growth. In the eastern GTA, the town of Ajax has experienced an astounding "48% population growth over 10 years,"LeMine's Thomas Liu tells us, highlighting a population that rose from just over 73,000 in 2001 to almost 110,000 residents in 2011.

November 2015

The synergy is the key to cross-industries development

—— LeMine Investment Group Powered Futurera 2015

Futurera 2015 was staged on November 29th, 2015 and is proud to announce the successful night and conclusion at Daniels Spectrum, Toronto. The event explored the possible development and intersection of technology, fashion, visual arts and experimental music. The 2015 event co-hosts included Art Calorie, Generative Lab and Yemo Indie Music and Culture Inc, and powered by Lemine Investment Group.

October 2015

Lemine Investment Group invites Ajax’s Economic Investment Mission to China

To capitalize on the $180 million of Chinese business investment in Ajax, the Town recently participated in an economic development and investment mission to China.The Town was invited to China by LeMine Investment Group, who acquired the highly anticipated Grand Harwood Place development in June 2015.

October 2015

One World One Dream · Ode to Peace

—— LeMine Investment Group Staged the Epic Show in Toronto to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the World War II Victory

To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the victory of the World War II and China's defeat of Japanese fascist during the World Anti-Fascist War, Lemine Initiative, the philanthropy division of Lemine Investment Group, initiated and organized an epic Chinese community show “One World One Dream · Ode to Peace" on Oct. 3 in Toronto’s Mississauga Living Arts Centre. More than 100 organizations and art troops of the Toronto Chinese community, 1000 performers and 3000 volunteers passionately worked on this Chinese community initiative. Participants range from 3-year-old kid to 92-year-old World War II veteran, from Chinese immigrants to local Canadians. The Lemine and community organization co-organized “One World One Dream · Ode to Peace" show is the largest Chinese community event in 2015 in Canada, with the most participating organizations and individuals, the biggest influence and the largest scale.

July 2015

Town excited to welcome LeMine Investment Group to Ajax

Town of Ajax Newsletter --- Ajax Council is pleased to welcome the LeMine Investment Group, an experienced, innovative, award-winning urban construction consortium, to Ajax. The group recently acquired the highly anticipated Grand Harwood Place condominium development in Downtown Ajax from WindCorp Developments Limited. Known for leading high-profile developments such as The Academy in Toronto, LeMine is excited to embark on a new chapter in Ajax, and be part of this landmark development adjacent to the Ajax Plaza.

April 2015

Toronto’s Best Developer

—— BILD’s annual prize goes to The Academy in Scarborough

Toronto Star, Apr 25, 2015 --- With construction cranes a constant on the GTA skyline, residents have become experts in watching the city grow and develop.And now the experts have spoken by selecting the winner for the People’s Choice prize that was announced at last night’s 35th annual Building Industry and Land Development Association Awards.The Academy Condos, built by LeMine Investment Group and Devron Developments, claimed the People’s Choice Award for best residential construction project in the GTA — as voted by the public.

February 2015

Remarkable year for LeMine

—— LeMine Held 2014 Gala at the Magnificent Historic Castle Casa Loma

LeMine Investment Group’s annual gala was held at one of Toronto’s greatest historical monuments—Casa Loma on February 28, 2015. In this eventful evening, over 300 of LeMine’s employees and guests gathered in the castle’s magnificent hall, to celebrate LeMine’s achievement of the past one year.

January 2015

Thomas Liu, CEO of Lemine Investment Group

—— Person Of The Year In Real Estate

According to data compiled by Bloomberg, China’s market capitalization climbed to $4.48 trillion in 2014, a 33% increase, making China the second largest market in the world. The globalization of Chinese capital is a hallmark of the world’s economies today and has become an important global participant. How to properly utilize the capital power in contributing to the global economic development is a new challenge for all Chinese professionals overseas. As the industry pioneer, Thomas Liu has successfully built a secure global operating platform for Chinese Capital investing in Canada, which is recognized as LeMine Investment Group, a team of world-class executives with strong sense of social responsibility.

November 26, 2014



WINNIPEG, Manitoba(Nov 26, 2014) (Reuters) - A Canadian company better known for selling condominiums has walked into a C$1 billion ( $890 million ) deal to ship edible oil to China as consumer demand there overtakes domestic supplies. Guizhou Fengguan Group,a Chinese producer of oil from rapeseed, contacted Toronto - based LeMine Investment Group this year about securing canola oil, a variant of rapeseed that is crushed for cooking, salad dressings and margarine.This month , LeMine , which had been referred to Fengguan by a third party, signed a seven-year agreement during Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to China, even though the Canadian company has not yet secured supplies.

November 8, 2014


In China World Trade Center where APEC Summit was held, a contract signing ceremony between Canadian and Chinese companies took place. Led by Canadian trade mission and Prime Minister Stephen Harper, LeMine Investment Group signed a $1 billion canola oil export agreement with China. During his third official visit to China, Prime Minister Stephen Harper witnessed the signing of more than 20 commercial agreements ( total worth over C$25 billion ) between Canadian and Chinese companies and organizations. This has shown the resolution of both countries to get deeper involved in trading and thus strengthens the economic ties. Major firms such as Air Canada, University of Alberta, FTG Aerospace and Suncor Energy, etc. were also participants of this ceremony. Among those commercial agreements, LeMine Investment Group and Bombadier shared the first place with a $1 billion contract with China.

June 1, 2014


—— A record made by the Academy Condos

The Academy Condos is a stunning 26 stories high luxury residential condominium nestled in the booming hub of Scarborough, steps from the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus neighbouring a number of schools, parks, shopping destinations and transit stops.