Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust (CUF.UN-T) will sell its entire non-core market portfolio, 97 properties valued at $1.14 billion, to Slate Asset Managementin one of the largest commercial real estate transactions announced in Canada in 2017.
Citing a strong Canadian real estate market, and what a company release calls “meaningful interest for a number of properties”, the trust also announced it intends to review and sell up to $1.5 billion in assets from its core market holdings.
Cominar expects to finalize this review by mid Q1 2018 and to sell the properties by the end of 2018.
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