About the Business
Avana is a Saskatchewan-based, family-owned, and female-led Real Estate Development and Property Management company. Proudly driven by a team of motivated and enthusiastic leaders, with an unwavering entrepreneurial spirit, Avana, has emerged in the Regina construction industry as a leading developer with a sincere focus on enriching the communities in which we exist.
At Avana, we believe that our tenants are our greatest investment. By providing exceptional quality service, comfort and simplicity we are able to attract long term genuine clients. We appreciate our community, and believe that the strength within our neighborhoods can be assisted with the generosities of the companies that work within it. Avana strives to be a leader amongst our peers in demonstrating social responsibility.
Avana is a high-growth company in it’s eighth year of business. Everything we do is guided by our values: act with honesty and integrity, evolve with innovation and improvement, lead our community in social responsibility, incubate entrepreneurial spirit and personal development, while encouraging accountability.
Jenn Denouden is the President and CEO of Avana, named Canada’s Top 10 Fastest-Growing company on the 2020 Growth List. Avana paves the way as a women-led real estate development company with over $200 million in assets under management. Avana is a purpose-led organization committed to building attainable, safe, quality housing. She is passionate about helping women and children escaping domestic abuse through privately funded housing support and the extensive charitable work of the Avana Foundation. Jenn translated a successful career in private banking to found Avana in 2014 with her sights set on breaking down the “old boys’ clubs” in the real estate world. Avana has since gone on to display 9888% growth over five years and now holds 40% of Regina’s new development permits. In sharing her story, Jenn is passionate about fighting for equality and championing women in business. Jenn lives in Regina with her husband and four young children and can be spotted scouting development sites with her hot pink hard hat.