The Thomas Group of Companies


260+ Open Locations 350_ sold and in development On pace to open 400+ centers by 2025

With more than 260 dog daycare centers throughout the United States and Canada and 350 sold and in development, Dogtopia was one of the early pioneers in the dog daycare industry. It has had almost 20 years to refine and perfect the model. As both an investor and franchisee, Thomas truly believes in the brand, the company, and the purpose it serves. Dogtopia is experiencing impressive growth and demand for the brand; flexibility of the model and the availability of prime territories which is only helping fuel the growth. Thomas recently sold a major share of his investment in the business with a valuation of approximately $100M.

Dogtopia Canada

Expansion into Canada

  • 22 Locations
  • 8 scheduled to open in 2024
  • 19 in Pipeline

Showing dogs the love since 2002, Dogtopia, North America’s fastest-growing dog daycare, boarding and spa franchise, has officially set its sights on Canada for its expansion plans, with 22 open locations and 8 new locations set to open during the next 12 months.

Washington State Land Development

Highland Ridge Bonney Lake, WA

  • 77 Single Family Home Lots
  • Invested $2,621,000
  • Sold for $12,000,000
  • Completed February 2019

Washington State Land Development

Pascolo Estates Edgewood, WA

  • 18 Half Acre Lots
  • Invested $1,082,000
  • Sold for $4,270,550
  • Completed December 2021

Washington State Lot Development

Limerick Park Pierce County, WA

  • 120 lots developed in IV Phases
  • Invested $2,953,000
  • Sold for $6,050,000
  • Completed September 2017

Urban Communities

Profit with Purpose

Founded in 2017 Sold in 2022

Urban Communities has a mission to improve people’s lives through the development and redevelopment of sustainable communities. It was built on the values of healthy living, friendship, joy, security, design, sustainability, and community. We call this profit with purpose.

Four Seasons

Hotels and Resorts

In 2000, Thomas led the development of the Four Seasons Resort and Spa, in Scottsdale at Troon North, containing 188 Guest Rooms, 22 Suites and 44 Residential Units.

Samoth Capital Corporation

Sold to Sterling Centrecorp Inc.

In 1984, Thomas founded Samoth Capital Corporation (SCC), a North American real estate financial services company and sold to now known as Sterling Centrecorp Inc. He served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for the Toronto Stock Exchange listed company from 1984 to 2001.

Westover Hills

Hill Country, San Antonio, TX

Master Planned Community Land Development

  • 1,276 Acres
  • Investment $9,000,000
  • Sold $150,000,000

Century 21

$9B Annual Sales
400 Franchises
8000 Sales Agents
Invested $100,000
Sold 75% for $25,000,000

Thomas founded Century 21 Real Estate Canada Ltd. in 1974 and served as chairman until he sold his rights in 1987. When sold it was the largest real estate network in Canada.

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