Canucks Sports & Entertainment replaces Orca Bay
“We recognize that the Canucks are one of the best known brands in
Today’s announcement of Canucks Sports & Entertainment will be marked by the club record 200th consecutive sell-out at General Motors Place tonight. Canucks fans and supporters have helped sell-out General Motors Place dating back to
Owned and operated by the Aquilini Investment Group, Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to providing a premium experience through the hockey club, state of the art venue and charitable and community initiatives.
Since August 1995, the Vancouver Canucks Hockey Club and General Motors Place had been operated by Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment. In November 2004, the Aquilini Investment Group, led by brothers, Francesco, Roberto and Paolo Aquilini purchased 50 percent of the hockey club and General Motors Place from then owner John E. McCaw Jr. Two years later, in November, 2006, the Aquilini’s purchased the remaining 50 percent of both the Canucks and General
The Aquilini Investment Group is a diversified family business founded more than 50 years ago by Mr. Luigi Aquilini. The Vancouver-based company owns and manages a national real estate portfolio that includes commercial properties, office buildings, hotels, golf courses, and cranberry and blueberry farms, as well as the development and sale of multi-family residences and condominiums.