Press release

Saint-Bruno-sur-le-lac Real Estate Project Wins Fourth DOMUS Prize

Montréal, February 12, 2013 – Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ and its partner Groupe Lobato are pleased to announce that the Saint-Bruno-sur-le-lac project won the prestigious DOMUS award for the “Rental or condo unit of over $500,000 and less than $1 million” category, handed out February 9 at the 30th DOMUS Gala.

Created by the Association provinciale des constructeurs d’habitations du Québec (APCHQ) – Montréal region, the DOMUS contest has been honouring the best residential construction projects for 30 years.

“Now into the fifth year of our partnership with Groupe Lobato, we are proud to be associated with this solid developer, known for its high-quality projects on Montréal’s South Shore. This is the fourth DOMUS award for Saint-Bruno-sur-le-lac, a testament to its unique concept and high-end construction. We would like to congratulate the entire team for its excellent work,” said Normand Bélanger, President and CEO of Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ.

“This award shows that our project stands out in its market and is especially timely since we are launching the last phase, consisting of 70 luxury units, which have just been released for sale,” added José Labato, the project developer and Hugo Leblanc, the project manager.

The Saint-Bruno-sur-le-lac development is located on the shores of a private lake at the foot of Mont Saint-Bruno.  Fonds immobilier is a partner in phases II to V, which when completed, will offer about 150 condominiums and town houses. Fonds immobilier is also a partner with Groupe Lobato in the Condominiums Saint-Hilaire and Havre du Richelieu residential projects. For more information visit and

About the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ

Created in 1991 by the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ promotes economic growth and employment in Québec by strategically investing in profitable and socially responsible real estate projects, in partnership with other industry leaders. Over the last 20 years, the Fonds immobilier has invested upwards of $1 billion in 300 such projects, creating and protecting some 26,300 jobs in Québec. For more information, visit

Prix Domus

Hugo Leblanc, Project Manager, José Lobato, President of Groupe Lobato, Deanne Cyr, Sales and Marketing Manager, Nicole Labelle Advertising Manager, Journal de Montréal


Photo taken in Montréal on February 9, 2013-02-13


Frédéric Auclair, photograph

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