Norman Cressey (and his son Scott Cressey) are the owners of a condo development company called Cressey Developments. AND some may not know that they ALSO own a SLUM LANDLORD operation called Nacel Properties. These rental buildings can be found all over BC but particularly in the lower mainland. They are all the same. I URGE you to google "nacel properties complaints" and brace yourself for the massive amount of links you will come up with.
The rental buildings are infested with bedbugs, cockroaches, and rodents. They have constant fires and floods. Repairs are not made and if they are, they are done very poorly and put people's health at risk. Many of there buildings have fire alarm systems that do not work and these scumbags could care less if every one of their tenants died in a fire. They were the FIRST company ever to be charged by the Richmond Fire Dept after one of their slums was discovered.
This company is notorious for making promises they will NOT keep. They prey on people that they think will not fight them. This often includes low income individuals, single mom's, immigrants, etc. Every so often they rent a suite out to the wrong person (such as me). I recorded everything this company did to me including taking pictures, contacting polititians, city inspectors, news agencies, and the Residential Tenancy Branch. I sued them for over $4000 after only being their tenant for 5 months.
BEWARE of this company. Before you EVER decide to rent from Nacel, do your research online. One search will net you thousands of complaints and BELIEVE every single one of them. It's unbelievable that this company is still in business. Truly unbelievable.
Also if you are someone who is looking to purchase a high end condo from Cressey Developments, keep in mind what business ethic these criminals have and try and find some empathy for the THOUSANDS of people this company is hurting. Please choose to buy from a different builder. Let's stop supporting this kind of abuse.