Driven
to Inspire

OurHistory

Where Spirit Intersects With Service

An iconic brand in the automotive industry, OpenRoad Auto Group revolutionized the car buying experience with an unprecedented level of service and quality. With twenty-nine locations, OpenRoad has always had the spirit to move forward, with twenty years of rich history creating and maintaining strong relationships with our customers.

At OpenForm Properties, our emphasis is on ensuring that your home is your greatest destination with a spirited sense of place. Through our continued focus on customer service and product quality, OpenForm is driven to build inspiring communities.

OurPhilosophy

Your Home  Is Your 
Greatest Destination

Each and every time our customers arrive home, we want them to radiate a sense of pride and achievement. Our unique home buying experience ensures that your journey to ownership is smooth, enjoyable and rewarding. Our historic customer service and industry knowledge naturally dovetails into community design. We want you to cherish your greatest destination.

OurLeadership

Christian Chia

Director
Our Success is Built on Passion and Dedication

Christian experiences life with a sharp entrepreneurial spirit — which is what led him to found OpenForm Properties. After completing a Commerce Degree from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, Christian’s journey took him to Asia, where he achieved a series of successes in the auto industry. Upon returning to Vancouver in 1999, he acquired OpenRoad Auto Group Limited, the largest-volume dealership group in British Columbia. He shares his passion for innovation on numerous boards, dedicates himself to community and charitable activities, and is the frequent recipient of notable awards. Driven to inspire, OpenForm is a natural continuation of Christian’s ingenuity and legacy.

OurLeadership

Norm Shearing

President
Community is the Beating Heart of a Great Home

Deeply entrenched in Vancouver’s real estate community, Norm has been contributing to the growth of neighbourhoods for decades. Some of the region’s largest developments, including the Expo Lands, Coal Harbour Bayshore, River District, and Victoria’s Dockside Green, were shaped with Norm’s collaboration. As an architect and a developer, he understands how to achieve a balance between design and wellbeing so homeowners thrive in their surroundings. He values community, and has reinvested his time and expertise in several local organizations, such as the Canadian Green Building Council, Smart Growth BC, Musqueam Capital Corporation, and SFU Community Trust.

OurLeadership

Olivia Antwi

Director, Finance
Experience & Innovation Move Us Forward

As a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with seven years of experience in public practice accounting firms, Olivia is a valuable member of the OpenForm Properties team. She pours her vast knowledge and skillset as a business and tax advisor into her role as Director of Finance, directly contributing to our ongoing growth and success as it relates to financial planning and reporting, tax matters, and cashflow management. Olivia dedicates her time outside of OpenForm to volunteering opportunities that link to her vocation, including acting as Treasurer for Black Girl Collective.

OurLeadership

Moe Saboune

DIRECTOR, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
A Team that Strives for a Cohesive Vision

Moe has been deeply involved in the art of building for over 20 years. His construction expertise spans both residential and commercial developments, and most notably at One University Tower at SFU, the redeveloped Woodward’s Building in downtown Vancouver, and numerous OpenRoad dealership projects. He is adept at uncovering all angles of a project, stepping ahead of challenges, and managing priorities. Moe channels this experience into OpenForm to craft quality homes that stand the test of time. As a member of the Canadian Dragon Boat Team, he has represented our country on a global stage — this drive to succeed is a palpable motivator amongst our OpenForm team.

OurCustomers

We are Endlessly Committed to You

We have connected over 120,000 customers with products and services that have enhanced their lives. Through our two decades of experience in the automotive sector, our team has established a reputation of delivering impeccable products and have now engineered a customized approach to purchasing a home. After-all, it’s one of the biggest decision of your life.

OurVision

Driven to Inspire

OPENFORM PROPERTIES IS A DESIGN-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT GROUP WITH A PASSION FOR QUALITY CONSTRUCTION, PREMIUM MATERIALS, AND TAILORED DETAILS. EXPERIENCE A DEEPLY INGRAINED COMMITMENT TO PRODUCT INTEGRITY WITH SOPHISTICATED RESIDENCES THAT BLEND REFINED AESTHETICS AND TRADITIONAL DESIGN ELEMENTS. OUR HOMES ATTEMPT TO FOSTER A POSITIVE LIVING EXPERIENCE THAT WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXISTING NEIGHBHOURHOOD COMMUNITIES.