Feb. 11, 2014

Business beat: General manager of Swans Suite Hotel and Brewpub

Peter Kuran, CEO, UVic Properties, today announced that Theresa Dickinson has been hired as the new general manager of UVic’s Swans Suite Hotel and Brewpub. She joins UVic Properties on Feb. 24, 2014 and will be responsible for providing effective leadership and direction for the operational and financial performance of the Swans hospitality assets managed by UVic Properties. The Swans property includes a boutique hotel, brewpub and restaurant, brewery, liquor store and the Wild Saffron Bistro.

UVic Properties is responsible for management of: Heritage Realty Property, which includes Swans Hotel and Brew Pub and other downtown residential and commercial property bequeathed to the university by Michael Williams; 194,000 square feet at the Vancouver Island Technology Park and 41,000 square feet at the Marine Technology Park; as well as other off-campus holdings such as the Queenswood and Dunsmuir properties.

Media contacts:

Peter Kuran (UVic Properties) at 250-483-3217 or pkuran@uvicproperties.ca
Tara Sharpe (UVic Communications + Marketing) at 250-721-6248 or tksharpe@uvic.ca

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