AON Builds Communities

Local. Family Owned. Canadian.

AON builds communities. We develop and manage innovative properties for residential and senior living, business, and leisure. We are a family of employees who excel in the delivery of quality service and care through dynamic options for living well.

Retirement Living


AON's "The Gardens of Peterborough" are the premier retirement communities in the Kawarthas. Comprised of Empress Gardens, Princess Gardens, Royal Gardens, and, Canterbury Gardens, The Gardens of Peterborough offers the greatest range of retirement locations and lifestyle choices - plus the security of knowing that the best care is on-site. Whether it's fully independent living, a little help with medications, or the caring support of our Assisted Living options with 24 hour nursing, "The Gardens" offers the most complete range of services, amenities, and care that you can find.

Apartment Living

The Kawarthas: AON offers a wide variety of apartment living options in the Peterborough area. AON is known for its attentive management of more than 1000 rental units, with numerous lifestyle options meeting the market demand for both seniors apartments and urban apartments for baby boomers.

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Houston: AON's apartment portfolio includes more than 850 units in Houston, Texas. This includes Riveraine, a 648 unit apartment complex and The Granite Club, a 228 unit apartment complex.

Summit Terrace: The ultimate active senior lifestyle awaits you at Summit Terrace Senior Apartments. Live here and enjoy meals in the onsite "Pinnacle" restaurant, weekly housekeeping and linen service, stimulating social programs, and so much more.

Retail and Office Space

King Street Building

AON's Commercial Real Estate portfolio offers a diverse range of retail space, professional offices, and corporate space with a variety of lease options available. AON manages over 260,000 square feet of commercial space, with the majority being prime, high traffic locations in downtown Peterborough.

Long-Term Care Homes

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AON's Long-Term Care Homes provide lovely, home-like environments that recognize our residents' desire for independence, personalized services, and connections with family and community. AON's LTC residences are comfortably designed and decorated to feel like home, with unique features to enhance our residents' quality of life. Our Homes include "Centennial Place", located in the lovely village of Millbrook, just minutes south of Peterborough and "Moira Place" in the village of Tweed, just north of Belleville.

Port Hope Golf & Country Club

Port Hope Golf

Golf Course: The Port Hope Golf & Country Club is a challenging 18 hole course along the shores of Lake Ontario. Located at historic Penryn Park since 1900, the course integrates an interesting blend of nature and design. The generous fairways and gently contoured greens are set amidst a pristine forest setting.

Weddings and Events: Historic Penryn Park is the ideal location for your Wedding or other special event. With the classic Penryn Mansion and the stunning grounds of Penryn Park, we can host truly special and memorable events from 50 to 200 guests.

AON Builders

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Founded in 1983, AON Builders has established a reputation for excellence in design and execution. We are a full service construction company that can meet all of our clients' varied needs. Our expertise ranges from new commercial and residential construction to unique renovations of existing spaces to meet customer needs.

Local. Family Owned. Canadian.

The Gardens of Peterborough are owned and operated by AON Inc., a local, family-owned company. AON has a 50 year history of innovation and outstanding customer service.

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