Dana Porter

Dana Porter Partner

Representative Work
  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation in its acquisition of a 25% interest in the Scotia Plaza complex in Toronto.
  • CT REIT in the real estate aspects of its IPO and subsequent acquisition of various properties from other Canadian Tire affiliates and from third parties.
  • Pyxis Real Estate Equities, an investment vehicle established by CBC Pension Board of Trustees and Edgecombe Realty, in the establishment of Pyxis and the acquisition, financing and disposition of properties in various provinces.
  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation in the acquisition of an undivided interest in a student residence development project in Toronto, a joint venture with CHC Student Housing.
  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation in its reorganization and transfer of Canadian real estate holdings.
  • Elad Canada in the acquisition and redevelopment of the Galleria Mall, a 2.4 million square foot mixed-use development.
  • Waterfront Toronto in the procurement and development of their Waterfront Innovation Centre.
  • Waterfront Toronto in the sale of Queens Quay lands to George Brown College and in the ongoing development of the property.
  • Toronto District School Board in the establishment of the Toronto Lands Corporation, a subsidiary of the TDSB charged with administering the TDSB’s surplus real property.
  • Neptune Technology Group in the negotiation of a contract with the City of Toronto for the provision of smart meters to all residential and commercial properties in the City of Toronto.
  • M&G Real Estate (U.K.) in their structuring and investment in a series of commercial properties in Canada.
  • A major Canadian Pension Fund in the acquisition and financing of a series of commercial and multi-residential properties in Ontario and Québec.
  • Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation (Ontario), in the development of the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway, a C$1.6B limited access parkway linking the Highway 401 with the planned new Gordie Howe International Bridge over the Detroit River.
  • OHL and Elite Construction in connection with the Hawkesbury Hospital Redevelopment project.
  • A national retailer in connection with a joint venture with a nationally recognized condo developer to develop and build a mixed use retail/residential project in Toronto.
  • McMaster University in connection with the C$57M financing of a portion of the McMaster Innovation Park research facility.