True North Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Sale of 5900 Explorer Drive, Mississauga


TORONTO, June 1, 2021 / CNW / – True North Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: TNT.UN) (the “REIT”) is pleased to announce that the sale of a 40,000-square-foot office property on 5900 Explorer Drive, Mississauga, Ontario (the “GTA Property”) for sale at $ 11.9 million, without transaction costs. The REIT intends to use the net proceeds for general escrow purposes and future acquisitions.

“The 5900 Explorer Drive divestment represents the continuous transition in the REIT’s evolution towards larger assets in urban markets while opportunistically disposing of an asset above its original purchase price and IFRS value,” said Leslie Veiner, the Chief Executive Officer of the REIT. “We remain committed to continuing our capital recycling and acquisition program in 2021 and into the future.”

The GTA property is a two story office building on 2.55 acres in Mississaugas Airport Corporate Center and was bought by the REIT in August 2016 for $ 10.5 million. Without transaction costs, the REIT will presumably a $ 1.8 million Capital gain above fair value from Q1-2021.

About the REIT

The REIT is an unregistered, open-ended real estate investment trust established under the laws of the province Ontario. The REIT currently owns and operates a portfolio of 45 properties, approximately 4.8 million square feet in urban and select strategic secondary markets throughout Canada. The REIT is focused on growing its portfolio primarily through acquisitions across the country Canada and other jurisdictions where opportunities exist.

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The information contained in forward-looking statements is based on certain material assumptions that are used in drawing conclusions or projections or projections, including management’s perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments as well as the financial performance of the REIT resulting from the Disposal of GTA property and other considerations that are deemed appropriate in the circumstances. No representation can be made regarding: (a) the extent of the impact of the Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) (“COVID-19”) on the business, operations and performance of the REIT, including the performance of its entities ; (b) the ability of the REIT to mitigate any impact related to COVID-19; (c) credit, market, operational and liquidity risks in general; (d) Starlight Group Property Holdings Inc. or one of its affiliates, which continues to act as the REIT’s asset manager in accordance with its current asset management agreement ;; and (e) other risks inherent in the REIT’s business and / or factors beyond its control and which could have a material adverse effect on the REIT.

The forward-looking statements made relate only to events or information as of the date on which the statements in this press release are made. Unless expressly required by applicable Canadian law, the REIT assumes no obligation to update or publicly revise any forward-looking statements after the date on which the statements are made, whether as a result of new information, future events or other unforeseen reasons Events.

SOURCE True North Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust


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