Brookfield Canada Office Properties has acquired the Bay Adelaide Centre East development in downtown Toronto from its parent company for $602-million.
The 44-storey office tower currently under construction is expected to open in late 2015. It is 60 per cent pre-leased to anchor tenants Deloitte and Borden Ladner Gervais.
A west tower has been open since 2009.
The subsidiary’s (TSX:) financial commitment to Brookfield Office Properties Inc. includes $170-million representing the amount invested and value created to date in the project and $350-million from a construction loan.
The deal also calls for $26-million in up-front equity and $56-million on stabilization.
Brookfield Canada Office Properties has a portfolio that includes 28 office properties totalling 20.7 million square feet in the downtown cores of Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa and Vancouver.