Century Group President Sean Hodgins has just been named to the Business in Vancouver, BC500 list of most influential business leaders in BC. Sean was chosen for the 2022 Commercial, Office and Industrial real estate category. A sustainable development practitioner, he is acclaimed for his leadership in the design and construction of mixed-use developments and his commitment to building communities that provide work opportunities, as well as transit and many of the amenities serving residents just steps from their front door.
Since 2006, Sean has led Century Group, a family-owned business started by his father in 1957. He has remained loyal to the company's ethos of investing in local neighbourhoods and building communities that reflect the values and way of life unique to that area. As celebrated by this award, his is a more holistic approach to development, grounded in engagement with the people who live there. This includes hospitality, seniors' living, and residential mixed-use projects, where the importance of urban agriculture is explored as a key design driver. He leads a corporate vision to see Century Group become a leader in connecting people through a food-based sense of place.
BC500 features influential visionaries, innovators, and trailblazers who have impacted British Columbia's communities, industries, and economy. They embody the values of current leadership: engagement, trust, corporate citizenship, and inclusion. Some are household names; others are well known by peers and within their respective industries. All of them influence life and business in B.C.