TORONTO, Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (âCAPREITâ) (TSX:CAR.UN) announced today that it has purchased a recently constructed apartment building containing 38 suites in Bedford, a suburb of Halifax, Nova Scotia. CAPREIT paid $11.9 million for the property financed by cash.
Completed in July 2020, The Madisonâs suites are all large two-bedroom units featuring wide plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and large walk-in closets. Close to grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants and banks, amenities include a spacious modern common room, 59 parking spaces with a car wash bay, and a fully-equipped fitness facility. Each suite is individually metered for power. Occupancy currently stands at 97.4%.
âWe are pleased with the addition of this high-quality acquisition and continue to increase our presence in the very strong Halifax market,â commented Mark Kenney, President and CEO. âCombined with our large portfolio acquisition last year, we are among the largest providers of high-quality rental accommodation in the region.â
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As Canadaâs largest publicly-traded provider of quality rental housing, CAPREIT currently owns or has interests in approximately 67,400 residential apartment suites, townhomes and manufactured housing community sites well-located across Canada, in the Netherlands and Ireland. For more information about CAPREIT, its business and its investment highlights, please visit our website at www.caprent.com or www.capreit.net.
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For more information, please contact:
Mr. Michael Stein
Mr. Mark Kenney
President & CEO
Mr. Scott Cryer
Chief Financial Officer