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The Stikeman Elliott Real Estate Group’s experience includes acting for:
> Sithe Global Power, LLC in its $500 million sale of a 25% interest in the 875-MW
  Goreway Station, to Chubu Electric Power Company, Inc. and Toyota Tsusho
> Entertainment Properties Trust as mezzanine lender in connection with construction
  and development of the major Toronto Life Square development at the corner of Yonge
  and Dundas in Toronto.
> First National Financial Corporation, as lender in connection with the $67.5 million
  purchase of a portfolio of six grocery-anchored retail properties by RioCan Real Estate
  Investment Trust from ING Real Estate Canada.
> The City of Vancouver in connection with the consultation, financing and completion of
  the Athletes’ Village for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
> El-Ad Group (Canada) Inc. in its sale of approximately 31 properties in Ontario and
> Investus Real Estate Inc. in its acquisition by Realex Properties Corp.
> NRDC Equity Partners in its acquisition of Hudson's Bay Company.
> Morguard Corporation in its acquisition of Revenue Properties Company Limited.
> Brookfield Properties as borrower in the $122 million mortgage refinancing of Royal
  Centre, Vancouver.
> SmartCentres Inc. and a group of private investors in a sale to Retrocom Mid-Market
  REIT of $55 million of shopping centre assets.
> Morguard REIT in its acquisition, with Morguard Corporation, of a premier mixed-use
  commercial complex in downtown Ottawa from Pensionfund Realty Limited.
> National Rubber Technologies Inc. before the Ontario Municipal Board in its successful
  opposition to a Toronto condo development.
> The Province of British Columbia, advising on all land matters, in connection with four
  Final Agreements with the Tsawwassen First Nation, Sliammon First Nation, Maa-nulth
  First Nations and In-SHUCK-ch Nation.
> InnVest REIT and InnVest independent trustees in negotiating the consortium agreement
  with Westmont Hospitality Group and Cadim, a division of Caisse de Dépôt et Placement
  du Québec, in connection with the consortium's $2.5 billion acquisition of Legacy Hotels
> Lowe’s Home Centres in connection with all aspects of its Canadian expansion.
> Sunrise REIT in connection with its $2.26 billion acquisition by Ventas Inc.

> Toronto District School Board in developing a governance structure to administer all of
  their non-school and vacant property.
> A banking consortium made up of CIBC, Scotia Bank and WestLB AG, in connection
  with a $119 million construction loan for the Canderel-led project to build the new Bell
  Canada head office on Nun’s Island.
> Women’s College Hospital, in connection with its capital redevelopment project,
  including all real estate, construction, land ownership, land transfer and land-use
  planning issues, municipal approvals and requirements, heritage property matters, and
  negotiations and communications with stakeholders.
> North American Development Group and Gibralt Capital Corporation in their $135
  million sale of an effective 50 per cent undivided interest in Dartmouth Crossing Shopping
  Centre in Nova Scotia to Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust.
> Malibu Investments Inc. and Lanterra Developments in connection with municipal
  matters relating to high-density residential/mixed-use developments in the Greater
  Toronto Area.
> Management of SmartCentres Inc. in connection with the acquisition of multiple parcels
  of land related to development agreements with the cities of Laval and Mascouche in the
  province of Québec.
> SITQ in connection with the sale of two industrial portfolios in Ontario and Alberta.
> KPMG in its negotiation of a long-term lease with Brookfield Properties to be anchor
  tenant of the 250,000 square foot Bay-Adelaide Centre development.
> The City of Toronto in its $220 million acquisition of Green Lane Landfill, including
  advice related to environmental issues.
> Morguard REIT in its $75 million purchase, with Morguard Corporation, of a premier
  mixed-use commercial complex in downtown Ottawa from Pensionfund Realty Limited.
> Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. in its $71 million acquisition of the Hyatt Regency
  Montréal Hotel, its first hotel located in Canada.
> Hines REIT in its $252 million acquisition of Atrium on Bay, an office and retail complex
  in Toronto, from Brookfield Properties Corp.
> Canada Lands Company CLC Limited in its acquisition from the Federal Government
   of 400 acres of CFB Calgary lands, and subsequent development, leasing and
   disposition activities.
> Canada Lands Company CLC Limited in connection with a series of transactions
   respecting the disposition of a portfolio of former Canadian National Railway Right of
   Way Lands.
> ING Real Estate in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Summit REIT.
> Kingdom Hotels International in connection with the $3.8 billion acquisition of Four
  Seasons Hotels by Kingdom Hotels, Cascade Investment, L.L.C. and Triples Holdings
> Kingdom Hotels International in its US$5.5 billion successful bid with Colony Capital to
  acquire Fairmont Hotels.
> Ontario Realty Corporation in connection with disposition of owned property and
  arrangements relating to leased property.

> Sithe Global Power, LLC and Goreway Station Partnership in a $942 million
  construction project for the 850-MW Goreway Station. Work conducted by the firm
  included real estate matters, environmental screening, project finance and material
  project contracts including construction and fuel supply.
> Westmont Hospitality Group and InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust in their $243
  million acquisition and financing from Hilton Hotels of five hotels located in various
  provinces across Canada.
> Morguard REIT in its refinancing of St. Laurent Shopping Centre by way of $200 million
  of new long-term bond financing.
> Revenue Properties Company Limited in its financing of the acquisition of Sizeler
  Properties Investors, Inc. by way of a $250 million acquisition facility provided by RBC
  Capital Markets.
> Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce/Claret Trust, as counsel for seller and issuer in
  connection with their first publicly offered CMBS transaction involving approximately $400
  million of Canadian commercial mortgage loans.
> Studios of America Limited Partnership in its long term ground lease with Ontario
  Power Generation for lands which include the Hearn generating facility, with a view to
  converting the property to an independent film production facility.
> North American Development Group and Gibralt Capital Corporation in their $135
  million sale of a majority interest in Dartmouth Crossing Shopping Centre to Canadian
  Real Estate Investment Trust.
> Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust’s (CAP REIT)
  acquisition of three apartment complexes in Greater Vancouver from a vendor
  partnership controlled by TransGlobe Property Management Services Ltd. for a purchase
  price of $56 million; and CAP REIT’s subsequent sale of ten apartment complexes in the
  Greater Toronto Area to TransGlobe for $70 million.
> BPO Properties (Brookfield Properties Corp.), Canada Pension Plan Investment
  Board and a third institutional shareholder in a $2 billion deal led by Brascan Corp. to
  acquire O&Y Properties Corp. and O&Y Real Estate Investment Trust.
> Hospitality Properties Trust in connection with its acquisition of two Toronto hotels, as
  part of the acquisition of 12 hotels across the continental United States, Canada and
  Puerto Rico, and long-term management agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group
  respecting the management of 11 of these hotels.
> LP Heritage+ in providing strategic advice concerning a bid by the consortium for a long-
  term lease of Union Station.
> An institutional and other investors in the establishment of the Redbourne Realty Fund
  with equity commitments of $132 million, a private Fund set up to purchase office and
  industrial properties in urban centres in Canada and which purchased an initial portfolio
  of properties for $ 90 million.
> A major pension fund in the acquisition of a significant office tower in the Ottawa area.
> A Canadian REIT in the acquisition of two hotels located in Quebec.
> An American investor consortium in the acquisition of two commercial buildings
  portfolios for approximately $120 million.
> A joint venture between a U.S. REIT and a U.S. investor in the acquisition of $100
  million portfolio a retail and office properties in the Montréal area.

> A borrower in relation to the refinancing of a portfolio of 17 shopping centers in the
  Province of Quebec.
> Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its
  acquisition of Residential Equities REIT, creating one of Canada’s largest REITs with a
  portfolio of almost $2 billion of multi-unit residential real estate properties.
> Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (Capreit) in its
  acquisition, through its nominee Capreit Apartments Inc., from LSR Construction Ltée
  1,431 residential suites and 18 commercial units in 34 buildings located in the Greater
  Montréal Area.
> The City of Vancouver and the City of Richmond regarding the
  Richmond/Airport/Vancouver Rapid Transit Project, being a 19.5 km/18 station/$1.8
  billion supplement to the existing rapid transit infrastructure in the Greater Vancouver
  Regional District.
> The City of Vancouver for the negotiation of a long term infrastructure and revenue
  sharing agreement with Decaux Viacom in respect of the design and construction of
  street furniture and transit modules.
> The Concord Pacific Group of Companies in connection with their $3.0 billion, 204-
  acre waterfront development in downtown Vancouver.
> The Adex Group of companies in connection with the acquisition and development of
  1500 acres of Crown Land at Porteau Cove (on Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler). This is
  a joint venture development with the Squamish Indian Band.
> Entertainment Properties Trust, a Kansas City based company, in its purchase of four
  entertainment retail centres in Mississauga, Oakville, Whitby, and Kanata, Ontario.
> Air Canada in obtaining financing secured on its real property interests in Canada and
  the United States (approx. 400 interests);
> A fund managed by Goldman Sachs in the transfer of co-owner’s interest in respect of
  Gulf Canada Square, Calgary, Alberta (an office and retail project of approx. one million
  square feet) and for the fund and its co-owner, Brookfield Properties Corp., in the
  refinancing and subsequent sale of Gulf Canada Square;
> British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) through its advisor,
  GWL Realty Advisors Inc., in the purchase of a 50% interest in the Bankers Hall
  Complex, Calgary, Alberta, (an office and retail project of approx. 2.2 million square feet);
> Brookfield Properties Ltd. in the purchase of the Bankers Hall Complex, Calgary,
  Alberta, and Royal Centre, Vancouver, B.C. (office and retail projects of approx. 2.7
  million square feet);