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Joe Ramia

Inducted 2019

“People think you have to be the smartest person. If you have the ability to connect and influence, have empathy and can motivate people, and have social skills, It’s more than smarts.”
— Induction Quote, 2019

Biography

Joe Ramia began his career in the furniture business in 1974. With his brother Tony, he opened Worldwide Furniture, establishing both Gallery 1 and a Halifax franchise of Ashley Furniture Home Store. Joe has become one of Nova Scotia’s major real estate developers, completing projects such as the Lockheed Martin complex in Dartmouth, the Bay West Centre in Halifax, and most recently the Nova Centre in the downtown core. Joe currently has a portfolio of more than two million square feet of leasable space in Nova Scotia.

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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "Joe Ramia". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/joe-ramia. (Accessed: 2022, September 28)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "Joe Ramia". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/joe-ramia.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "Joe Ramia", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 28), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/joe-ramia