Broccolini Construction and Canderel Management Joint Venture Development of New EDC Tower in Ottawa

Broccolini Construction (Ontario) Inc. and Canderel Management Inc., as co-developers, acquired a downtown Ottawa site on February 12, 2009, consisting of an 11-building property portfolio for the purpose of redeveloping and constructing a 19-storey, 520,000 square foot office tower to be the new head office for Export Development Canada (EDC). The estimated project value is in excess of $150 million.

Canderel was represented by internal counsel, Joelle Sebag, with both Canderel and Broccolini assisted by a team from Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP composed of Philip Rimer, Jaclyn Marmara and Kenneth Beallor (leasing); and Tammy Evans (construction).

EDC was represented by its assistant general counsel, Anthony Abraham, and by a team from Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, led by Laurie Sanderson.

The undisclosed vendor was represented by Bram Potechin of Merovitz Potechin LLP.


Philip M. Rimer Tammy A. Evans Kenneth A. Beallor Jaclyn A. Marmara Laurie J. Sanderson


Dentons Canada LLP Gowling WLG Merovitz Potechin LLP