Michael Kabalen is Innovacorp’s manager of properties and incubation. He manages the building operations for Innovacorp’s facilities, including the Technology Innovation Centre and Innovacorp Enterprise Centre. He also manages the facilities’ administration and building maintenance teams and activities.
Prior to joining Innovacorp, Michael has held progressively senior roles with Killam Properties, most recently as associate director of property management, where he was responsible for a portfolio of about 7,000 apartment units and land lease sites across Ontario and Atlantic Canada.
Michael has been a board member of the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) since 2013 and a member since 2009. In this capacity, he identified a gap in local property management training opportunities and consequently developed curriculum for the IPOANS Certified Apartment Manager program. In January 2010, he and a colleague collaborated with the Nova Scotia Community College to begin offering the 15-week course, which now boasts over 50 successful participants.
Michael holds a bachelor of commerce degree in management from Dalhousie University.