The Authors

Scott Higgins

Scott Higgins is a passionate business and community builder who, as President of HIP Developments Inc., plays a leadership role in the evolution of the Region of Waterloo.

Born and raised in Cambridge, Scott’s roots continue to grow deep in that community. Scott’s desire to achieve both business and community success is the driving vision behind HIP’s “Building More Than Real Estate” philosophy. The company actively supports social programs and public spaces that will inspire community confidence and define the Region’s future identity.

Scott has over 15 years of real estate and corporate finance experience — leading both TD Bank and Bank of Montreal’s Real Estate Finance activities in Southern Ontario.

Paul Kalbfleisch

Paul Kalbfleisch is a skilled writer, visual artist and creative business leader. But, primarily he is a creative collaborator, placing himself in the middle of projects requiring a strong focus on vision and imaginative design. He has spent over 20 years in senior roles developing innovative experiential programs and community cultural project strategies. Paul has been collaborating with Scott Higgins and HIP Developments for four years.