Allied Properties REIT Provides Leasing Update on 400 West Georgia Street in Vancouver
Toronto, October 24, 2018 — Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) today provided a leasing update on 400 West Georgia Street in Vancouver, an urban office development financed by Allied and with respect to which Allied has an obligation to acquire an undivided 50% interest at cost upon placement of permanent mortgage financing.
Westbank has initiated construction of the building on the property. Scheduled for completion in 2020, the building will be a distinctive urban office environment located squarely within an emerging part of Vancouver’s Downtown and in relatively close proximity to Allied’s Yaletown portfolio.
As previously announced, Westbank pre-leased 117,000 square feet to Deloitte for a term of 15 years commencing on October 1, 2020. Westbank has now pre-leased (i) 44,626 square feet of GLA to a high-calibre office user for a term of eight years commencing on April 1, 2021, and (ii) 119,316 square feet of GLA to Spaces for a term of 15 years commencing on March 1, 2021. This brings the leased area of the building to approximately 82%.
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Allied is a leading owner, manager and developer of (i) distinctive urban workspace in Canada’s major cities and (ii) network-dense urban data centres in Toronto that form Canada’s hub for global connectivity. Allied’s business is providing knowledge-based organizations with distinctive urban environments for creativity and connectivity.