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Jim and Simon Spatz

Inducted 2007

“Put the sword in your own hand.”
— Jim Spatz, Creative Destruction Lab (March 2018)

Biography

Simons Spatz immigrated to Canada in 1950 and built a small grocery store into one of Halifax’s largest apartment companies. Jim Spatz expanded the company throughout Atlantic Canada. Southwest is one of the region’s leading developers of residential, retail and commercial properties.

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Portrait photo of Jim Spatz

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Simon Spatz biography summary
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Past, present, and future - Atlantic Business Magazine article
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Survivor talks horror of the Holocaust, finding success in Halifax - article
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A History of Investing in Our Community - Southwest website profile
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Changing Directions: Jim Spatz - Chronicle Herald article
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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "Jim and Simon Spatz". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/jim-and-simon-spatz. (Accessed: 2022, September 27)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "Jim and Simon Spatz". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/jim-and-simon-spatz.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "Jim and Simon Spatz", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 27), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/jim-and-simon-spatz