H&R REIT (Canada and U.S.) – Role Overview. Recently completed an 8-year assignment with H&R REIT, Canada’s largest diversified REIT, handling various retail and mixed-use assets across North America. Served as an embedded component of H&R’s executive management team, handling Retail Leasing, Asset Management and Development.
Atrium (Toronto, ON) – H&R REIT. Assisted with the purchase (2011 – $344.8M). Subsequently completed Asset Management; Development, including significant up-zoning; anchor tenant Leasing and Marketing. Recent sale in June 2019 for $645M, a gain to our client of $295M. See Press Release for June 2019 sale
MUJI, Atrium (Toronto, ON) – H&R REIT. Secured first North American opening in 2014; in 2018, completed both the leasing and related development / construction components for Muji’s new 2 level, 18,000 sq. ft. flagship store, the Japanese retailer’s largest outside of Asia; opened November 2018. See Press Release for Flagship store
160 Elgin (Ottawa, ON), H&R REIT. From inception to completion, MPA lead the 70,000 sq. ft., $45M ground floor retail redevelopment, completed in 2018. Project included lease terminations, vision & re-branding, development work and subsequent re-tenanting/upgrading (Browns Socialhouse, Rexall, Circle K, Bridgehead, Booster Juice, Cleo, Vivah Jewellery, etc.)
U.S. Retail Portfolio, 63 Properties. Directly responsible for the growth, ongoing active / engaged Asset Management and broker selection & management; sold for $622M USD in June 2018. Portfolio included 52 net leased assets for America’s strongest tenants including Home Depot, Lowe’s, Walmart, etc; and 11 multi-tenant grocery anchored strip centres throughout Florida and Georgia. See Press Release
Primaris REIT Acquisition, H&R REIT. Participated in the negotiations for the acquisition of Primaris REIT on behalf of H&R REIT with KingSett Capital; and the subsequent acquisition of 27 properties including the Primaris operating platform by H&R REIT for $3.1B. See Press Release
Bright Horizons, Gotham Tower (New York City, NY) – H&R REIT. Secured the 8,560 sq. ft. Bright Horizons ground floor space.
Mike Parker receives certification as an Expert Witness by Ontario Superior Court.
Confidential consulting and advisory services on major transactions/portfolios/valuations, etc. for various clients.