Aug. 22, 2019 - As outlined in our e-communications of May 21, 2019, and August 12, 2019, Québec’s Ministry of Finance has introduced new rules regarding the disclosure of nominee agreements. The new disclosure requirement is relevant to nominee agreements involving one or more parties that are subject to Québec tax...
Minto Apartment REIT Acquiring Rockhill Property
Davies acted for Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in the $268-million acquisition of Rockhill property in Montréal.
The transaction was one of two separate agreements entered into by the REIT to acquire interests in two high quality multi-residential rental properties in Montréal and Toronto, comprising a total of 1,413 suites. Under the agreement, the REIT partnered with I.G. Investment Management, Ltd. to acquire Rockhill from Ivanhoé Cambridge for a total consideration of $268 million.
The acquisition, which closed on May 6, 2019, will position the REIT as an important participant in the strong Montréal multi-family market, providing it with immediate scale and unlocking other future opportunities.
June 13, 2019 - The City of Montréal has published a bylaw known as “20-20-20” aimed at promoting the construction of social, affordable and family housing as part of real estate development projects. The terms of this bylaw were eagerly awaited by the real estate industry. The proposed By-law to improve the...