1956, Canada

Seeking a better life for their 11 children, the Bosa family immigrates to western Canada.

1966, A New Beginning

Nat, not resting solely on his skills with a hammer, ambitiously takes on projects across East Vancouver and North Vancouver. Although, Nat calls his first carpenter job "his start", 1966 paved the way for his illustrious career in the Real Estate Development Industry.

1979, President

President Nat Bosa now oversees all strategy and direction for the company.

1987, Whistler

Bosa announces their first phase of condominiums at Blackcomb Mountain. Demand exceeds supply, sparking a buying frenzy.

1991, Citygate

By breaking ground with an expansive
eight-phase, $350 million dollar development, Bosa Development reshapes Vancouver's definition of downtown living.

1997, Hiring New VPs

Richard Weir and Dorinda Birch hired as
Vice President Real Estate Acquisition and Vice President Finance, respectively.

2000, Portico

Classic European architecture graces this new 475-unit community nestled at the foothill of picturesque South Granville's Gallery Row.

2002, Calgary

Seeing opportunity in an explosive market, Bosa Development constructs five residential towers in the city's downtown.

2005, The Grande

Eight years following Bosa's first San Diego project, these new 444 residential units sell out before the first scoop of earth is moved.

2008, Electra

A transformed heritage site and San Diego's tallest residential building, Electra gives a one-of-a-kind perspective of the city's downtown core.

2012, Bosa Legacy

After over four decades of developing communities, the Bosa Legacy moniker is introduced to celebrate Nat's, along with sons Jim and Ryan, ongoing commitment to their customers.

2013, Madrone

From retail space to two 16 storey towers, Madrone offers something for everyone in the heart of San Francisco's urban Mission Bay neighbourhood.

2015, Arden

Returning for a third development in Mission Bay , Bosa is shaping this neighbourhood to be one of the most popular and sought after San Francisco residential areas.

2016, Pacific Gate


1944, Italy

On Christmas Day, Natale “Nat” Bosa is born in Treviso, just outside Venice.

1960, Apprenticeship

A young Nat Bosa takes his first carpenter job near 16th and Renfrew St. in Vancouver. Swinging his hammer at a frenetic pace, Nat makes a name for himself. "Moss never grew under my feet", Nat says today.

1970, Head Office

Nat takes on a managerial role with the company, setting lofty standards in the home building industry. The BOSA brand takes flight.

1986, Incorporation

Bosa Development Corporation is minted. Their first idea: shock everyone by developing New Westminister's vacant waterfront. This begins a wave of housing development that's still ongoing.

1988, VP Development

Eric Martin comes aboard as an invaluable part of Bosa's leadership team and goes on to serve as Vice President until 2012.

1996, Cameron Island

A residential harbour oasis is forged in the heart of downtown Nanaimo, surrounded by fine dining, shopping and seaside walkways.

1998, Horizons

San Diego's first high-rises in a decade ignite the start of a downtown construction boom.

2001, Mammoth Studios

Bosa Development acquires Burnaby's Mammoth Studios and enters into Western Canada's competitive Hollywood North industry.

2003, Cortez Hill

Bosa Development has a hand in opening this vital housing facility offering homeless families in San Diego shelter and support.

2006, North Shore Studio

North Shore Studios boasts over 230,000 square feet of production and office space, offering leasing opportunities to the lucrative film industry.

2009, Radiance

Located at the centre of San Francisco's Mission Bay area, Radiance is the first major post-recession condo development in the US.

2012, Film School

Advocating academic excellence with a state of the art facility, the Nat and Flora Bosa Centre for Film and Animation opens to the students of Capilano University.

2013, Monarch School

Providing a safe place to learn and grow, Monarch School's Nat and Flora Bosa Campus opens in San Diego for children affected by homelessness.

2015, Insignia

Downtown Seattle's first residential high-rise project in over half a decade. Insignia is designed to set a new precedent for downtown Seattle with a combination of sleek and modern luxury.