David G. Reiner

Partner

David Reiner

David G. Reiner

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2008

Clients count on David for creative solutions to the challenges of their most critical transactions.

David advises on complex commercial real estate deals, specializing in large and intricate sales, purchases, joint venture agreements, developments and financings. He also has significant experience in public-private partnerships for large infrastructure projects.

David’s clients, including some of the world’s largest real estate developers, pension funds and investment funds, rely on him for his understanding of their businesses and his practical advice. His client-focused approach has also earned the trust of several Canadian banks, which regularly choose him for their important matters.

David G. Reiner

Partner

Clients count on David for creative solutions to the challenges of their most critical transactions.

David advises on complex commercial real estate deals, specializing in large and intricate sales, purchases, joint venture agreements, developments and financings. He also has significant experience in public-private partnerships for large infrastructure projects.

David’s clients, including some of the world’s largest real estate developers, pension funds and investment funds, rely on him for his understanding of their businesses and his practical advice. His client-focused approach has also earned the trust of several Canadian banks, which regularly choose him for their important matters.

The Blackstone Group Inc.

Acting for real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. and their affiliates in Blackstone's $6.2-billion all-cash acquisition of Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust and the separation of its external asset manager, Dream Asset Management.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acting for Frontside Developments L.P., a joint venture between Cadillac Fairview and Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, in the sale of a 30% interest in the development site located at 160 Front Street West, Toronto, to The Toronto-Dominion Bank. Also acting for Cadillac Fairview, as the manager and co-owner, in the joint venture and management arrangements for the development. As one of the most significant developments in Toronto, it will consist of a 46-storey office tower (with 1,200,000 square feet of office space and 12,000 square feet of retail space) in the heart of downtown Toronto. The office space has been fully leased to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acting for Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in a joint venture with Shape Properties and another investor for the development of a multi-phase mixed-use project in Richmond, British Columbia, which is expected to include the single largest residential development in Richmond's history as well as substantial integrated commercial components.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, the remaining co-owner and property manager, in the sale of Ivanhoe Cambridge's undivided 50 percent interest in Fairview Mall, one of Canada's leading shopping centres, to 404 & Sheppard LP.

Toromont Industries Ltd.

Acted for Toromont Industries Ltd. in its acquisition of Hewitt Equipment in a $1-billion transaction that expands Toromont's Caterpillar dealership into Québec, Western Labrador and the Maritimes, and strengthens its expertise in the mining, construction, power systems and forestry sectors.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation

Acted for Cadillac Fairview Corporation in the sale of a 50% non-managing interest in its Vancouver portfolio, including CF Pacific Centre and 12 office towers, to Ontario Pension Board and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Ivanhoe Cambridge

Acted for a subsidiary of Ivanhoe Cambridge in connection with the sale of its majority interest in Bentall Centre, one of the largest office complexes in Canada, to Maple Red Financial Management Canada Inc. in what is reported to be the biggest commercial real estate transaction in Vancouver history.

KSV Kofman Inc.

Acting for KSV Kofman Inc. in its roles as Monitor of the Urbancorp Group of Companies in connection with proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and as Information Officer for Urbancorp Inc.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in connection with the sale of a 30% non-managing interest in the Toronto-Dominion Centre and a concurrent sale of 30% interest in an office development site at 16 York Street to the Ontario Pension Board.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.

Acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge in the sale of its 50% interest in two Ontario shopping centres, Quinte Mall in Belleville and Devonshire Mall in Windsor, to The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) for approximately $240 million.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.

Acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge in the sale of Lynden Park Mall in Brantford, Ontario, to Investors Group and North American Development Group for approximately $112 million.

Plenary Justice Okanagan Limited Partnership

Acted for Plenary Justice Okanagan Limited Partnership, which was awarded the $192.9-million contract by The Ministry of Justice, The B.C. Corrections Branch and the British Columbia Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services to design, build, finance and maintain the 378-cell, high security facility, Okanagan Correctional Centre, located near Oliver, British Columbia.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $228-million acquisition of a portfolio of 11 office properties in the Greater Toronto Area and in Montréal from Redbourne Realty Fund.

Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank of Canada

Acted for Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank of Canada in connection with a $190,000,000 secured term credit facility made available to Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust.

Plenary Health

Acted for Plenary Health as it led the successful consortium for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the British Columbia Cancer Agency Centre for the North in Prince George, BC.

Plenary Health

Acted for Plenary Health which led the successful consortium for the design, build, finance and operation of the new Niagara Health System project. The Niagara Health System project reached financial close on March 27, 2009. The project is an Alternative Financing and Procurement ("AFP") project for the design, build, finance and maintenance aspects of a greenfield 970,000 square foot hospital and cancer centre in St. Catharines, Ontario. Payments to cover construction, building maintenance, lifecycle repair and renewal and project financing will be made on an availability and performance basis, in a total amount of $1.42 billion over 30 years, or a net present value of $759 million. This project was awarded the 2009 Americas Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year by Project Finance magazine, 2009 Award of Merit for Project Financing by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and, since 2010, has been included annually on ReNew Canada's Top 100 Canada's Biggest Infrastructure Projects list.

Plenary Group

Acted for Plenary Health which led the successful consortium for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the new Bridgepoint Hospital, replacing the existing facility. The Bridgepoint Health project reached financial close on August 12, 2009.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2008

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB, 2007
Concordia University, BComm (Finance), 2003

Clients count on David for creative solutions to the challenges of their most critical transactions.

David advises on complex commercial real estate deals, specializing in large and intricate sales, purchases, joint venture agreements, developments and financings. He also has significant experience in public-private partnerships for large infrastructure projects.

David’s clients, including some of the world’s largest real estate developers, pension funds and investment funds, rely on him for his understanding of their businesses and his practical advice. His client-focused approach has also earned the trust of several Canadian banks, which regularly choose him for their important matters.

The Blackstone Group Inc.

Acting for real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. and their affiliates in Blackstone's $6.2-billion all-cash acquisition of Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust and the separation of its external asset manager, Dream Asset Management.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acting for Frontside Developments L.P., a joint venture between Cadillac Fairview and Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, in the sale of a 30% interest in the development site located at 160 Front Street West, Toronto, to The Toronto-Dominion Bank. Also acting for Cadillac Fairview, as the manager and co-owner, in the joint venture and management arrangements for the development. As one of the most significant developments in Toronto, it will consist of a 46-storey office tower (with 1,200,000 square feet of office space and 12,000 square feet of retail space) in the heart of downtown Toronto. The office space has been fully leased to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acting for Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in a joint venture with Shape Properties and another investor for the development of a multi-phase mixed-use project in Richmond, British Columbia, which is expected to include the single largest residential development in Richmond's history as well as substantial integrated commercial components.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, the remaining co-owner and property manager, in the sale of Ivanhoe Cambridge's undivided 50 percent interest in Fairview Mall, one of Canada's leading shopping centres, to 404 & Sheppard LP.

Toromont Industries Ltd.

Acted for Toromont Industries Ltd. in its acquisition of Hewitt Equipment in a $1-billion transaction that expands Toromont's Caterpillar dealership into Québec, Western Labrador and the Maritimes, and strengthens its expertise in the mining, construction, power systems and forestry sectors.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation

Acted for Cadillac Fairview Corporation in the sale of a 50% non-managing interest in its Vancouver portfolio, including CF Pacific Centre and 12 office towers, to Ontario Pension Board and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Ivanhoe Cambridge

Acted for a subsidiary of Ivanhoe Cambridge in connection with the sale of its majority interest in Bentall Centre, one of the largest office complexes in Canada, to Maple Red Financial Management Canada Inc. in what is reported to be the biggest commercial real estate transaction in Vancouver history.

KSV Kofman Inc.

Acting for KSV Kofman Inc. in its roles as Monitor of the Urbancorp Group of Companies in connection with proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and as Information Officer for Urbancorp Inc.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in connection with the sale of a 30% non-managing interest in the Toronto-Dominion Centre and a concurrent sale of 30% interest in an office development site at 16 York Street to the Ontario Pension Board.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.

Acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge in the sale of its 50% interest in two Ontario shopping centres, Quinte Mall in Belleville and Devonshire Mall in Windsor, to The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) for approximately $240 million.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.

Acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge in the sale of Lynden Park Mall in Brantford, Ontario, to Investors Group and North American Development Group for approximately $112 million.

Plenary Justice Okanagan Limited Partnership

Acted for Plenary Justice Okanagan Limited Partnership, which was awarded the $192.9-million contract by The Ministry of Justice, The B.C. Corrections Branch and the British Columbia Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services to design, build, finance and maintain the 378-cell, high security facility, Okanagan Correctional Centre, located near Oliver, British Columbia.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $228-million acquisition of a portfolio of 11 office properties in the Greater Toronto Area and in Montréal from Redbourne Realty Fund.

Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank of Canada

Acted for Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank of Canada in connection with a $190,000,000 secured term credit facility made available to Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust.

Plenary Health

Acted for Plenary Health as it led the successful consortium for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the British Columbia Cancer Agency Centre for the North in Prince George, BC.

Plenary Health

Acted for Plenary Health which led the successful consortium for the design, build, finance and operation of the new Niagara Health System project. The Niagara Health System project reached financial close on March 27, 2009. The project is an Alternative Financing and Procurement ("AFP") project for the design, build, finance and maintenance aspects of a greenfield 970,000 square foot hospital and cancer centre in St. Catharines, Ontario. Payments to cover construction, building maintenance, lifecycle repair and renewal and project financing will be made on an availability and performance basis, in a total amount of $1.42 billion over 30 years, or a net present value of $759 million. This project was awarded the 2009 Americas Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year by Project Finance magazine, 2009 Award of Merit for Project Financing by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and, since 2010, has been included annually on ReNew Canada's Top 100 Canada's Biggest Infrastructure Projects list.

Plenary Group

Acted for Plenary Health which led the successful consortium for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the new Bridgepoint Hospital, replacing the existing facility. The Bridgepoint Health project reached financial close on August 12, 2009.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2008

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB, 2007
Concordia University, BComm (Finance), 2003