Dream Industrial REIT
Dream Industrial REIT in its $5.9 billion acquisition, in partnership with a leading global sovereign wealth fund, of Summit Industrial Income REIT
*Notable Matters Prior to joining Osler
*Acted for a prominent Canadian institutional asset manager and global real estate investment management advisor in connection with acquisitions and dispositions totaling in excess of $1 billion. Notable recent transactions include:
- - Acquisition of a joint venture interest (and corresponding acquisition financing and JV structuring) in an under construction 475,000 square foot technology-focussed office and retail development located along Toronto’s eastern waterfront.
- -The acquisition of a joint venture interest (and corresponding acquisition financing and JV structuring) in an interconnected historic and modern office development in Toronto’s financial core, with a university and co-working space operator as the anchor tenants.
- -The disposition of various office and shopping centre complexes in the Greater Toronto Area, Southwestern Ontario, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton markets.
*Acted as Canadian counsel for a global hotel chain in connection with the sale of their Canadian real estate holdings and retained hotel management contracts, including the sale of a landmark hotel in Toronto’s downtown core.
*Represented a prominent Canadian development group and private wealth manager in connection with the acquisition, financing and development of a 13-acre environmentally sensitive site (former heavy industrial use) in Mississauga, Ontario, which has since been redeveloped as a state-of-the-art 275,000 square foot Class “A” light-industrial facility.
*Represented a foreign-based investment group and their affiliated funds in connection with the acquisition of large office and industrial complexes (totalling approximately 1,000,000 square feet) in the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario.
*Represented an upscale fitness chain in connection with long-term ground leases and associated construction of 70,000 square foot buildings relating to the chain’s continuing Canadian expansion.