THE MERIDIAN ADVANTAGE

Strength of Design and Commitment to Community

Beautiful Spaces for Home and Work

A Meridian project checks all the boxes for comfort, style, luxury, efficiency and sustainability. Our projects incorporate modern and unique architectural features and sustainable building practices with careful attention to detail.

Meridian is an award winning developer known for projects that are of the highest quality, while being cost effective and aesthetically beautiful. Meridian does not simply construct a building for expediency and move on to the next project. It carefully ensures top-quality craftmanship in every step of the construction process. Meridian is committed to building quality homes and commercial spaces that stand the test of time.

Meridian’s portfolio includes Aria condos in Evergreen, the Luxe on Broadway, the King George redevelopment and the award winning Affinity Credit Union Campus renovation and expansion.

TEAM

The people behind it all

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KARL MILLER

B.A. (HON), B. COMM.

As a founder/CEO of award winning developer Meridian, Karl is a builder who has developed a reputation to think out-of-the-box, with no project being too challenging to undertake. With a distinguished background of degrees from the U of S in Commerce and Urban Planning, his thoughtful objective of blending architecture with the urban landscape, while incorporating sustainability, has moved Meridian forward with unique projects that are highly regarded assets in the community. With his knowledge and perspective, Karl has participated in the Saskatchewan Real Estate Forum and has been invited to make presentations to authorities at civic forums. While focused on entrepreneurial pursuits with Meridian, he never forgets his goal of ensuring Meridian always has an eye on the better good, not only in signature projects, but also in undertaking projects such as Meridian’s development of a community skating rink in association with Affinity Credit Union. Karl’s success at Meridian was recognized by his alma mater earlier in his career as the recipient of the U of S Young Alumni Achievement Award.  True to the expectations of recipients of that award, Karl has grown Meridian to become a leading developer, expanding operations to British Columbia, and poised for future expansion to markets beyond, with projects sure to capture attention.

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COLLEEN WILSON

LL.B.

As co-owner/founder of award winning developer Meridian, Colleen applies her diverse talents to the business. Behind the scenes, as a lawyer, she is Director of Meridian’s Legal Affairs, and as Design Director, her passion for design and well known sense of style is visible in every Meridian project. Colleen was inducted into the JA Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame, is VP at The Mid-West Group, and has served as chair of both the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Commission and Saskatchewan Horse Racing Commission, and as Governor of the National Theatre School. She has guest lectured at the U of S College of Law, was a member of the U of S WCVM Advisory Board, been a member of numerous national/international panels, and is founder/director of the highly successful charitable festival, Pets in the Park. She is widely known as a Global television personality, producing her daily show for 25 years. Colleen was selected by BMO as keynote speaker, for their national initiative Celebrating Women, which recognizes highly accomplished women and provides them with a platform to inspire others.

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KEN ACHS

As a co-founder/mentor to Meridian, Ken recognized new talent and provided Meridian with support and a foundation upon which to grow. As the indomitable founder/CEO of The Mid-West Group, and a multi-award winning developer of over 55 years, Ken’s accomplishments have been recognized nationally in books such as Peter Newman’s, who’s who of Canadian business, Titans, to the feature documentary, Driven, an NSBA tribute to his life in business. Recently named EY Entrepreneur of the Year (Real Estate-Canada West), since his 20’s, and now as an inductee to both the SABEX and JA Saskatchewan Business Hall of Fame, Ken has developments/businesses spanning Western Canada and the Eastern/Western US. He has been an indelible force in business, with a remarkable reputation for success, quality, integrity and personal authenticity. High achievement is synonymous with the former international race car driver, who is also an inductee in the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame and Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame. With Meridian now well-established, Ken continues to provide mentorship to the people he believed in from the start, Meridian’s executives, and takes pride in watching Meridian grow.