Current board member of the Victoria Brain Injury Society Board, whose mission is to support, educate, and advocate for those with brain injuries.
Funded a video for cardiac patients to understand the benefits of the cardiovascular rehabilitation facility at the Royal Jubilee Hospital.
Funded a video for the SurfRider Foundation that raises awareness about microplastics in our ocean, which can harm birds and aquatic life.
Helped fund the documentary Us and Them, directed by filmmaker Krista Loughton, about homelessness, housing insecurity, and addiction.
Donated a 13-seat canoe for a program bringing together the West Vancouver Police Department and youth from the Squamish Nation on a journey of reconciliation and healing.
Began campaign for sewage treatment in Victoria, BC, to ensure the health of both the coastline and our communities.
Became a member of the SurfRider Foundation, which is dedicated to protecting the world’s oceans by leveraging a powerful base of activists and supporters.
Made a donation and provided labour for the erection of “The Homecoming,” a sculpture on Wharf Street by Nathan Scott that pays tribute to Canada’s Naval Service.
Donated a building to New Life Orphanage Home in Accra, Ghana, which provides underprivileged children with education and care.
Explored the world on a sailboat while pursuing business courses, traveling around the U.S., Caribbean, Central America, and Europe.
After hitching rides on freight trains and buses, Gerald arrived in Victoria, British Columbia, a city that would become his lifelong home.
The President and CEO of Hartwig Industries, Gerald Hartwig has always had a knack for discovering positive solutions. Born in Edmonton and raised by a single mother, he made his way to Victoria, BC, after spending several years hitchhiking and traveling around the world. In the next decades, he bought and developed a thriving construction company, which he then sold to found Hartwig Industries. We have established a reputation for delivering unique developments and providing spaces in which small businesses can thrive.
Together as a family, we share a passion for empowering people, whether that’s by establishing vibrant communities or giving back to charitable organizations and initiatives.
Our Developments & Property Investments
Every project is designed to foster community and connection, from retail spaces that enliven commercial districts to homes custom-built for residents.
A beautifully contemporary four-storey condominium building only blocks from the ocean and the area’s lively shopping district.
John Howard Society
A mixed-use six-storey building offering retail and office space as well as transitional community housing.
Mill Springs Village
A dynamic planned community of 400 Craftsman houses and lush parks spread over 200 acres.
Luxury condominiums bordering the picturesque Bear Mountain in Langford, B.C.
These 23 executive duplex townhouses on Bear Mountain offer luxurious living with stunning views.
Our Small Business Community
We’re proud of our relationship with our tenants, whose small businesses enrich our community.
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