On September 24, 2019, Deka-ImmobilienGlobal (“Deka”), a German open-ended real estate fund acting through its subsidiary D-IG Edmonton Lux S.a r.l., completed the acquisition of Stantec Tower in Edmonton, Alberta from EAD Property Holdings (102) Corp., Katz Group Properties Inc. and WAM EAD GP Inc.
Stantec Tower consists of a two-storey retail podium and twenty-seven floors of office space located within the “ICE District”, a multi-stage and mixed-use strata development in downtown Edmonton located adjacent to the Rogers Place Arena. Its acquisition is a major real estate transaction for Canada and a significant development for Edmonton in particular.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP represented Deka, with a team comprised of Thomas von Hahn, Garth Anderson and Jay Geers (Real Estate) and Julie Soloway and Corinne Xu (Competition). The vendors were represented by Dentons Canada LLP with a team comprised of Darlene Scott, David Finlay, Ameen Tejani, Alexis Barr-Gusa and James Edgar (Real Estate) and Barry Zalmanowitz and Sandy Walker (Competition).