About Us


Imperium Developments is a true ‘made in Edmonton’ business focused on quality service, excellence in delivery and inspired community collaboration. We aspire to raise the bar through the transformation of under-utilized properties into high-class retail, industrial and office developments that stay on budget and schedule, and deliver value to our community. We do this by listening, learning, responding and maintaining a level of excellence in everything we do. Our constant is our focus and our ability to deliver long-term value for our clients through economic, functional and architectural services, with experience teaching us that we will be judged tomorrow by what we do today.

Imperium Developments is a leading real estate development firm delivering lasting value for our clients through dedicated expertise in project management and property redevelopment and repositioning.

Create developments of enduring value for our clients, partners, tenants and lenders through economic, functional and architectural services.

Ensure that every building we develop, retrofit or manage extends long-term value for our tenants, investors and the communities in which we operate.

We are a results-orientated, forward-thinking, collaborative business that employs sustainable practices through respectful use of resources.

Guiding Principles
  • Accountability: Our reputation is always on the line.
  • Leadership: Lead from the middle employing effective communication that inspires, motivates and enhances individual potential.
  • Integrity: When we say a deal is a deal, we mean it.
  • Teamwork: A team is only as good as the sum of its parts.
  • Innovation: Our area of dominion is uncovering overlooked opportunities.


Shazad Mardhani, P.Eng.Principal

Shazad Mardhani is the Executive Vice President of Imperium Developments. Originally from Richmond, England and residing in Edmonton, Alberta since the mid 80’s, Shazad completed his Civil Engineering Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta in 2001.Prior to founding Imperium Developments, Shazad worked extensively in the construction and oil patch industries in Alberta. The journey began with gained experience as a Project Coordinator at Aman Building Corporation and PCL, learning how to manage projects effectively. The move was then made to the Owner’s side with BHP Billiton Diamonds at the North West Territories of Canada Ekati Diamond Mine, entrenching in the knowledge of systems and effective cost management.Shazad then moved on to lead Imperium Developments on a series of successful projects as the Vice President of Development working under the watchful eye of several key partners until 2010. Presently Shazad works to ensure the successful delivery of a number of strategic developments in Edmonton including the re-development and re-positioning of the Maxworth Plaza in the Downtown district of Edmonton.
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta – Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 2001.
Volunteer Experience:
Shazad is an avid volunteer in Edmonton working primarily with the Ismaili Volunteer Corps since 2007 in the Disaster and Humanitarian Relief division. Additionally, Shazad is a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member for the West Edmonton region through the same organization.