Stikeman Elliott
Income Trusts & REITS

Stikeman Elliott's REIT Practice Group is among Canada's most knowledgeable in guiding REITs in all aspects of their strategic review processes. Providing strategic, governance, real estate, financing, securities and tax advice, as well as being one of the most experienced REIT public offering firms, makes us the first choice for national and cross-border transactions.

Our expertise has been applied to some of Canada's largest and most sophisticated REIT transactions. We are devoted to providing professional advice that will result in the stable growth of our represented REITS. Counseling REITs in all matters of real estate, we have provided valuable insight into domestic and cross-border equity and debt financings as well as within various mergers and acquisitions.

Stikeman Elliott boasts one of the largest real estate investment trust practices in Canada. We have represented issuers or dealers in connection with approximately one-third of all public Canadian REIT offerings and we are active on many of the most prominent REIT acquisitions in Canada. Our experience includes acting in connection with:

  • Canadian Apartment Properties REIT

  • Morguard REIT and Morguard North American Residential REIT

  • InnVest REIT

  • North American REIT Income Fund

  • Hines REIT

  • Regal Lifestyle Communities

  • KEYreit (previously Scott's REIT)

  • Boardwalk REIT

  • Sunrise REIT

  • Hospitality Properties Trust

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Key Contacts

Luc Bernier
Franco Gadoury
André J. Roy

Joel E. Binder
Eric M. Carmona
John G. Lorito
Brian M. Pukier
Simon A. Romano
Melissa Schyven
Jeffrey M. Singer
David Weinberger

Christopher W. Nixon
David G. Weekes

John F. Anderson
Jonathan Drance
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