Christopher J. Wein
Vice President, Sales & Development
UBG Alpine Homes L.P

As a leading resort developer in the Bow Valley, Alpine Homes represents the highest quality of design and construction.  Christopher is a member of the Senior Management Team and provides direction on all major corporate directives and strategies.  Within his role of Vice President, Sales and Development, Christopher leads two distinct portfolios; the Design and Development team which manages all aspects of land acquisition, and development, project design, municipal approvals and consultant team coordination; and the Sales and Marketing team which is responsible for all internal and external marketing initiatives and sales programs. 

Since joining Alpine Homes in January, Christopher has negotiated land use amendments and lead the design of an 87 unit luxury, boutique hotel, managed the development permit and design process for a 31 unit luxury town home development, has amended the existing inventory to include fractional ownership and is currently negotiating land purchases in British Colombia.  With respect to marketing, Christopher has lead a complete redesign of the Alpine Homes brand, advertising campaigns, collateral, show suites and presentation centres.  Christopher has restructured the sales team, the compensation program and negotiated new terms with respect to international and third party sales commissions.  Christopher is also working with the finance team to secure project financing and private investment.


  • Christopher was a member of the Senior Management Team of Assured Developments Ltd, responsible for providing direction on all major corporate strategies and played an integral role in the acquisition and development of over 1,400 planned residential units with potential gross revenues of over $600,000,000. 
  • In his role at Maverick Real Estate Corporation, Christopher was responsible for all Alberta operations.  In addition, Christopher provided strategic direction to the teams in Vancouver and Okanagan, British Columbia.  During his time at Maverick, Christopher was responsible for the sales, marketing and design leadership of the following projects:  Stella, Nova, Blackstone Mountain Lodge, Vivacity, and Lakeshore Place.  Within his capacity at Maverick, Christopher worked with the developers’ consultant teams to ensure that projects were designed to meet the demands and interests of the target market based on extensive market research conducted by the Maverick team.  In addition to design oversight, Christopher would also develop the launch strategy, the product branding and marketing campaign, design the presentation centres, acquire and train the sales team and provide detailed revenue forecasts and cash flow projections.
  • In his role at Kanga Communications as CEO & Managing Director, Christopher was responsible for the overall operations of the firm, ongoing business development and long-term strategic planning. Christopher founded Kanga in 1998 with a goal of creating a collaborative, service-based strategic communications and design firm that would facilitate clients’ needs in order to realize their business goals. Key services included management consulting, strategic communication planning, stakeholder relations, market research, marketing, media relations, advertising, web development and Internet application development. By targeting three specific markets; real estate development, healthcare and public service, Christopher was able to develop and cultivate client relationships in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, interior British Colombia, California, Montana and Nevada.

Christopher has a strong belief in community involvement.  His record includes a balance between charitable initiatives and industry support.  His current affiliations include: Vice Chair, Bow Valley Builders & Developers Association, Board Member, Canmore Community Cooperative, Strategic Communications Committee, United Way

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