Nov. 29, 2015 | Cara Casey
Local real estate professional leads change for mobility-challenged Calgarians
For Dave Bonk, 2012 was a year that made him rethink his life's purpose. After building a successful real estate business specializing in rental properties and fixer-uppers, he realized he needed an outlet to help give back to the community.
"One of the things that my company does is buy dilapidated properties and renovate them," said Bonk. "We were buying properties in foreclosure and I was seeing the condition that people were living in. It was unimaginable."
After throwing a few ideas around with his business associates, contractors and other acquaintances, Hearts and Hammers was born.