Graham Lee | Biography
Graham Lee is the President and CEO of GSL Group (www.gslholdings.com), one of Canada’s leading commercial/recreational development and operations companies. Graham has developed a business sense and entrepreneurial drive at a young age, selling his Halloween candy at the age of five. After founding several businesses in his teens, Graham created a business plan while working on his UBC degree in the commerce undergraduate entrepreneurship program, which set the stage for RG Properties, a unique start-up real estate development company that he founded in 1989 at the age of 25 and a wholly owned subsidiary of GSL. Driven by his love of hockey and its impact on Canadian culture, Graham focused on Canada’s need to provide better facilities for all levels of hockey. GSL has become the largest privately-owned company developing and operating ice rinks in Canada with its Planet Ice facilities.
GSL Group has long-term real estate holdings in properties developed by GSL, including Planet Ice recreational facilities, multi-use arenas, hotels and shopping centres, residential mixed-use developments, major industrial buildings, construction, the Victoria Royals WHL hockey team, a private airplane charter business, and blueberry farming, as well as operations in food and beverage, concert production, ticketing, ice arena operations, outdoor music festivals, and online fantasy sports Officepool.com.