23 Oct BTB announces the sale of six properties in Sherbrooke
Montréal, Québec (October 22, 2018): BTB Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: BTB.UN) (“BTB”), further to the conclusions of its strategic review of its portfolio, announces the sale of six properties located in Sherbrooke in the province of Québec, for total proceeds of $31 million.
BTB is a real estate investment trust listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. BTB is an important owner of properties in eastern Canada. BTB now owns 65 retail, office and industrial properties for a total leasable area of 5.2 million square feet. BTB’s asset value is approximately $800 million. The objectives of BTB are: i) to grow its revenues from its assets to increase distributable income and therefore fund distributions; (ii) to maximize the value of its assets through dynamic management of its properties in order to sustain the long-term value of its units; and (iii) to generate cash distributions that are fiscally beneficial to unitholders.
BTB offers a distribution reinvestment plan to unitholders whereby the participants may elect to have their monthly cash distribution reinvested in additional units of BTB at a price based on the weighted average price for BTB’s Units on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the five trading days immediately preceding the distribution date, discounted by 3%.
For further information, please contact:
|Mr. Michel Léonard
President and Chief Executive Officer
514-286-0188, ext. 228
|Mr. Benoit Cyr
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
514-286-0188, ext. 230