Stefan Fews

Stefan Fews Partner

Representative Work
  • Urban Capital – Harbour (ML) Inc., in its acquisition and planned multi-phase development of Cité Midtown, a 16 acre site that will contain approximately 700 condominiums and 90 stacked townhouses, a 2 acre city park and extensive community amenities.
  • Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in its acquisition with Blackstone Property Partners of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust for C$3.8B including debt. Affiliates of Blackstone Property Partners and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. acquired respectively 62% and 38% of PIRET.
  • Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT) in its acquisition of 3,661 suites in 51 buildings located in the Greater Montreal area from the F.D.L. group for a purchase price of C$490M.
  • Montez in partnership with Montoni in its joint CA$420M investment with Claridge and Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ in the residential project known as Espace Montmorency in Laval, Quebec.
  • Sales of 50% interests in the largest office building complex in Montréal and in a neighboring landmark property.
  • Institutional Mortgage Capital Inc., as lender's counsel in all its Quebec lending transactions.
  • Canada Lands Company in connection with various matters related to the Old Port of Montréal.
  • Otéra Capital Inc. in its C$185M financing provided to the owners of the Quartier DIX30 project to pay off the original development financing for Square DIX30 and its associated power centre. This represented the largest financing of private real estate property in Quebec in 2013.
  • CAPREIT in its acquisition of a portfolio of ten multi-residential buildings in British Columbia, Toronto and Montréal for an estimated purchase price of C$153.2M.
  • Brant Holdings in its a partnership with Beaumont Partners SA to acquire beneficial ownership of the Delta Centre-Ville hotel in downtown Montreal from InnVest REIT for a consideration in excess of $50M. The 33-story building with 711 hotel rooms is situated within close proximity of several universities and will be converted to student residences.
  • Oxford Properties in its acquisition of two residential apartment complexes located in Quebec City, Quebec, from Stephan Huot and 9092-6064 Québec Inc. for a purchase price of $83.5M.
  • A Canadian pension fund in various acquisitions, joint ventures and financings, in Canada and internationally.
  • A major investor, owner and manager of commercial real estate in its acquisition with a partner of a dominant regional shopping center in Quebec.
  • A Canadian pension fund in its direct investment in real estate in India.
  • One of the most important owners of office properties in Quebec in connection its acquisition with a pension fund of an office tower in Montréal.
  • A real estate investment trust in connection with its take-over of another real estate investment trust.
  • A subsidiary of a holding corporation of the Quebec government in connection with its acquisition of several hundred thousand acres of timberlands.
  • One of the largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real estate in Canada in connection with its acquisition of a former railway station and surrounding lands.
  • The most important cranberry grower in Canada.