Client Spotlight – Fighting COVID-19 – SmartCentres

Osler clients are leading the way in fighting COVID-19. We are proud to work with these companies that are developing innovative solutions and providing their resources to help fight this disease with made-in-Canada solutions.

SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust, headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, is one of Canada's largest fully integrated real estate investment trusts, with a portfolio of strategically located properties in communities across the country.

SmartCentres announced that it is offering rent-free use of a total of up to 1-million square feet of space in 200 shopping centres across the country, as well as its land, parking lots and signage, to all Canadian governments and health care authorities, effective March 23, 2020, to assist in their COVID-19 support efforts and to aid Canada’s medical system and other important systems. SmartCentres properties are located in every province across Canada and easily accessible to a large percentage of the Canadian population.

Learn more about SmartCentres’ actions in its news release: “SmartCentres offers government and health authorities free space to support COVID-19 efforts.