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The president of Toronto-based Great Gulf Homes Ltd. Has left the company, Bloomberg staffer Natalie Wong reports.

Christopher Wein has been president of Great Gulf, one of North America’s largest residential builders, for the past five years. He recently updated his LinkedIn profile to say he is “taking a break” and “currently focusing on family” and “various Board obligations.” No successor has been announced.

The departure comes as the company, in partnership with Dream Unlimited Corp., is a front-runner in the bidding for a 375-acre site in Toronto, Wong writes.

At the same time, Great Gulf’s commercial arm, First Gulf Development Corp., is seeking financing for the biggest office project in Canada, considering everything from an initial public offering to debt issuance to get the 12 million square feet of Toronto development off the ground.

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