About Le Within

You are unique Within and out. So is Le Within. You Study, You Rest, You Play. Le Within adapts. A blank canvass of endless possibilities. An environment that shapes itself around your academic and creative needs alike. Le Within lives and breathes so that your student journey is as successful as it is fulfilling.

Our Mission
& Values

We exist to open the doors of possibility for each of our residents. We want to see them spread their wings, achieve their academic potential and connect with the authentic energy of Montréal.


We encourage

We create spaces and communities that let students stay true to themselves.

We want students to be able to forge strong ties within the community.

We understand how hard it is to leave the nest, both for students and their parents. That’s why we support them on their life journey.

Our Team

Charles Paiement


The whole story of Le Within began years ago when Charles was studying abroad and absolutely hated his student accommodations. With no sense of community and having to share bedrooms and bathrooms, his experience left him with an urge to reinvent the student residence experience. Years later the opportunity arose, and he jumped on it. As President of the company, he has big responsibilities but don’t let that fool you; Charles is young at heart, always approachable and he’ll be more than happy to hear from you anytime! Once you’re moved in, keep an eye out for our Owners’ Events which are Charles’ way of saying thanks for being a part of this great community and to introduce you to all the members of the Le Within team.

Mathieu St-Jean

General Manager

Since graduating from HEC Montréal with a public accounting degree, Mathieu has worn many hats in the finance world notably with KPMG and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton firms. As a member of the order of chartered professional accountants (CPA,CA) he worked many years developing financial models for strategic business planning helping companies reposition and grow. Throughout his many travels abroad, he discovered a true passion for real estate and design. The rest is history. Le Within is one such passion project that wouldn’t be the same without Mathieu’s keen eye for style and design. Although he’s a busy guy, you’ll see him frequently at Le Within as he can never stay away too long. Make sure to ask him what tv series he’s currently obsessed with!

Voytek Korab

Community Manager

Voytek got his start at a young age as a Customer Service Instructor with Air Canada. At the age of 27, after a 9 year stint at Canada’s largest airline, he left to pursue a career in restaurant management which led him to own and manage multiple restaurants of all different styles in Montréal. If that wasn’t enough experience, he also managed to tour the world as a musician for almost 10 years! His experience in dealings with people from all over the world coupled with his extensive understanding of customer service, the hospitality industry and his logical yet humorous approach to problem solving make him the perfect addition to lead the management team at Le Within. We’re sure you’ll agree when you meet him!

Our Partners

Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was Le Within. We chose only the best of partners to help us shape Le Within to the highest standards and to reinvent the student residence experience.

Our multidisciplinary vision of architecture and branding creates experiences that go beyond form and function by integrating rich narratives. For Le Within, we built an immersive space that celebrates the duality between tradition and modernity, nature and urbanity.

It is rare in the industry to work with such high-quality materials and Le Within asked us to do just that. Renovating a historic building in such a manner was a great feat and we are proud to have risen to the challenge. We believed in Le Within from the ground up and are convinced it will be a highly successful endeavour !

We’re proud to participate in the development and funding of Le Within! The vision that Le Within team has really motivated up and we’re ecstatic with the result!

Congratulations to the whole team and long live Le Within!

The planet needs us to find smarter ways to eat. That is what Oatbox is all about.

Explore the full potential of oats with your daily complementary breakfast provided in part by our forward thinking partners. Vegan and sustainable, we couldn’t be happier to have them on board at Le Within.

Committed to creating engaging creative platforms and experiences, La Grange is proud to bring its expertise to bear on the creation of Le Within.