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742 William : Fiera Real Estate’s latest financing agreement
We are pleased to announce that Fiera Real Estate and Laurentian Bank are partnering up in a financing agreement with Omnia Technologies Inc. for the construction of the 742 William project.
Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund acquires 470 Hardy Road
The CORE Fund has just closed on a 290,000-square foot multi-tenant industrial asset in Brantford, Ontario. Comprised of two buildings constructed in 2005 and 2022, the property occupies a 14.2-acre site in the Northwest Business Park.
Fiera Real Estate and Le Groupe Kevlar inaugurate their new Bloome apartment project
Fiera Real Estate and Le Groupe Kevlar are proud to inaugurate the construction of their new rental real estate complex as they broke ground on Bloome apartments. Located on Saint-Joseph Boulevard at the corner of Montclair Boulevard, this new project is part of Gatineau’s desirable and revitalized downtown.
Fiera Real Estate and Berkshire Axis Development Launch Heart Lake Business Park
Fiera Real Estate Core Fund and Berkshire Axis Development broke ground last week on Heart Lake Business Park, a 730,000-square foot, a multi-phase, five-building industrial development located in the key Brampton, Ontario market in the west Greater Toronto Area.
Blair McCreadie and William Campbell to speak at the Atlantic Real Estate Forum
On May 11, two members of our team will share their expertise at the Atlantic Real Estate Forum in Halifax.
Fiera Real Estate Partners with Habitat for Humanity Canada
FRE has decided to partner with Habitat for Humanity Canada this year by donating $20,000 and committing volunteer hours to two Habitat build projects.
Québec City Real Estate Forum: Why Invest in Québec City – a National Investors’ Perspective
Join us on May 4 at the Québec City Real Estate Forum where Blair McCreadie will discuss how Quebec City is able to compete with other Canadian urban centres and uncover some of its unique investment attributes.
Le Dennis : Fiera Real Estate’s latest financing agreement
We are pleased to announce that the Fiera Real Estate Financing team has structured a financing agreement with Investissements MRB Inc. for the construction of the Le Dennis project.
Fiera Real Estate appoints Jag Singh to the position of Director, ESG
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jag Singh to the newly created position of Director, ESG at Fiera Real Estate Canada.
Kathy Black to speak at the Vancouver Real Estate Forum
Join us tomorrow at the Vancouver Real Estate Forum where Kathy Black, Vice President, Development, will participate in the session, “The Growing Trend Of Joint Venture Investment In Vancouver"
Development of the year nomination for Lightbeam Terrace
Fiera Real Estate is thrilled to announce the nomination of Lightbeam Terrace for the Industrial Development of the Year at the REX Awards.
Fiera Real Estate Canada Welcomes Fiera Private Debt’s Real Estate Financing Investment Team
This integration will allow for further optimization within our operations to continue creating sustainable wealth for our clients.
RealCapital Conference : Fiera Real Estate to be represented on multiple panels
Join us this week at the RealCapital Conference where three of our team members will address key issues, assess emerging trends, and discuss effective strategies for real estate investment and financing for office, industrial, retail, and multi-residential sectors for 2022 across the country.
Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund acquires $260M Industrial Portfolio
Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund is proud to announce the acquisition of 31 income producing industrial pan-Canadian properties from GPM Real Property (12) Fund, a closed-end fund that FRE also manages. 
Fiera Real Estate Appoints Global Head of ESG
Fiera Real Estate (“FRE”) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jessica Pilz, to the newly created role of Global Head of ESG. Jess will now be leading the firm’s global ESG strategies across its investment, developments, and operations in Canada and the UK.  
Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund acquires a new industrial asset
It has been a successful year for investment activities at Fiera Real Estate. Fiera Real Estate Core Fund’s (“the Fund”) is pleased to announce the recent sale-leaseback transaction in respect to its purchase of a 100% interest in a 176,000 square foot, single-tenant industrial warehouse and distribution centre in Bois-des-Filion, QC, located just north of Montreal.
Learn from women leaders at the Kayo Canadian Private Markets Forum
Kathy Black, Vice-President, Development, will be representing Fiera Real Estate at the Kayo Canadian Private Markets Forum on October 28, where professional women can connect with leaders and learn about trends in investing, mergers and acquisitions, business transformation, leadership, and talent development.
Auguste & Louis : Fiera Real Estate’s new development project
The groundbreaking ceremony for phase 1 of Auguste & Louis, Devimco’s new development project in partnership with Fiera Real Estate, was held last week. This project, located at the corner of René-Lévesque and Wolf in Montreal, will eventually include more than 2,000 condo units spread over ten towers.
Canadian Apartment Investment Conference : Fiera Real Estate to be represented on multiple panels
Tune in to this year’s Canadian Apartment Investment Conference where three of our team members will be representing Fiera Real Estate in sharing thought leadership regarding the multi-residential market. On September 22 and 23, Erin Shirley-Wong, Vice President, Asset Management, Paul Macchione, Vice President, Investments, and Richard Dansereau, President and Global Head of Real Estate will explore different facets of the apartment market.
Pension Risk Strategies Webinar : Managing Risks for Pension Fund Investors in Today’s Market
With the end of the summer comes the return of webinars.  Join us on September 9th at the Pension Risk Strategies webinar where Eve Makarova, Defined Contribution Delegated Growth Leader at Mercer (Canada) Limited and Blair McCreadie, Head of Canadian Real Estate at Fiera Real Estate will share their knowledge and insights on risk management and delegation.
Contributing to a Sustainable Future: Fiera Capital Joins the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative
Fiera Capital Corporation (“Fiera Capital” or the “Company”) (TSX: FSZ), a leading independent asset management firm, is pleased to announce that it has joined the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative (the “initiative”), committing to work proactively towards the goal of reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner and to support broader efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
New multi-residential development project for Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund
Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund (the "Fund") and its partner, PC Urban, are proud to announce their second multi-residential development transaction in Victoria, BC in 2021: Esquimalt.
Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund and Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund acquired a new industrial portfolio
Both the Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund (‘CORE Fund’’) and Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund (‘’Industrial Fund’’) have closed on a 100% interest in a 944,000 square foot portfolio of five new generation industrial assets in Brantford, ON, well located in proximity to Highway 403. The properties are spread across 58.4 acres, resulting in a low 37.1% site coverage. 
Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund acquires a new asset
The CORE Fund and its partner, Canahahns Company Limited, have recently closed on a multi-residential apartment located in Mississauga, Ontario. The property is located in the Port Credit neighbourhood with close proximity to the GO Station. The building contains 82 total suites with in-place rents that are well below market.
Kim Nguyen to speak at the Investor Communication in 2021 webinar
On Thursday, June 17, join us for a special Canada-focused webinar hosted by Juniper Square where Kim Nguyen will be discussing the different trends in investor relations and communication in private equity and what's on the horizon.
Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund expands with the acquisition of the Burlington Industrial Portfolio
The Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund has closed on a 100% interest in a small bay, multi-tenant industrial portfolio composed of five buildings on four legal parcels totaling 178,000sf.
Land and Development conference : listen to Kathy Black’s view on the future of commercial real estate
On June 9, 2021, tune in to the Canadian Real Estate Forums’ Land and Development conference to listen to Kathy Black, Vice President, Development, provide a view into her personal and professional world at the «Developer one-on-one» session. This conversation will offer insights and strategic thinking on what the future holds for the commercial real estate market, investments, and the complexity behind planning, design, approvals to construction.
Edmonton Real Estate Forum : Erin Shirley to discuss the effect of e-commerce on the industrial real estate market
On May 27, 2021, Erin Shirley-Wong, Vice President, Asset Management, will discuss about the effects of COVID-19 on the e-commerce activity and the higher than normal growth in online shopping and how it helped build a strong industrial real estate market in Edmonton at the Edmonton Real Estate Forum.
Marcus Sperber Appointed to the Board of Fiera Real Estate Investments Limited as Independent Director
Fiera Real Estate Investments Limited (‘’FRE’’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcus Sperber to the Board as Independent Director.
New development project for the Fiera Properties Real Estate Investment Fund II
Fiera Real Estate, alongside Plan A Immobilier, is proud to announce its latest acquisition and development of an industrial site totalling approximately 150,000 square feet located within the Greater Montreal Area, in the city of Boisbriand.
Montreal Real Estate Forum: Listen to Jean-Phillipe Dubé’s take on this industrial market
On Wednesday, May 12, tune in to the Montreal Real Estate Forum webcast to listen to Jean-Philippe Dubé, Senior Vice-President, Development, discuss the industrial market's comeback over the past four years.
Kathy Black to discuss the impact of construction cost, government policies and more on development at the Vancouver Real Estate Forum
On April 15, as a panellist in the A cross-section of development session of the 2021 Vancouver Real Estate Forum, Kathy Black, Vice President, Development, will be discussing the impact of construction cost, government policies, and how the pandemic has impacted design.
Blair McCreadie to discuss growth in equity capital deployments into real estate at RealCapital Conference
Join us on February 24, 2021, at Canada Real Estate Forums’ RealCapital Conference where Blair McCreadie will tackle the concept of growth in equity capital deployments into real estate assets and development.
Rick O’Dell to explore optimal capital structures at Real Capital Conference
On February 24, find out more about optimal capital structures with Rick O’Dell as he explores this concept in today’s interest rate environment. He will be participating as a panelist on The CFO Perspective session hosted by the Canadian Real Estate Forum’s Real Capital Conference.
Peter McFarlane discusses the residential and commercial real estate activity at Altus Group’s National State of the Market 2021
Tune in to Altus Group’s National State of the Market 2021 exclusive webcast on Thursday, February 18. As one of the panellists, Peter McFarlane will discuss the residential and commercial real estate activity in major markets across Canada, including regional perspectives around some of the successes and challenges we've seen in the market amid a global pandemic.
Two Fiera Real Estate Funds Rank at the Top of MSCI/REALPAC Index
Fiera Real Estate is proud to announce the strong performance of the Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund (“FREIF”) and the Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund LP (“CORE Fund”) compared against the benchmark, the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Quarterly Property Fund Index (“PFI”). The FREIF ranked first of the nine contributing funds for both Q4 and the full year of 2020 while the CORE Fund ranked second for Q4 and third for the full year. 
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Shirley-Wong to the position of Vice President, Asset Management
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Shirley-Wong to the position Vice President, Asset Management. In this role, Erin will be responsible for the asset management of Fiera Real Estate funds, including supervision of third-party property management, preparation of annual operating budgets, and approval and execution of capital spending and leasing programs.
Peter Cuthbert discusses results and trends as panellist at the Canada Real Estate Investment Forum
On February 2, 2021, Peter Cuthbert will be a panelist at the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Real Estate Investment Forum where he will discuss the investment return results of the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Quarterly Property Index and comment on key real estate research trends of the last 12 months including the impact of COVID-19 on the market, responsible investments, pricing, and more.
Peter Cuthbert to step down from his role as President & Head of Global Real Estate
After an 8-year tenure with Fiera Real Estate, Peter Cuthbert has decided to step down from his role as President and Global Head of Fiera Real Estate. Peter has been an important member of the Fiera Real Estate team, first as Fund Manager and over the last few years focused on his leadership role as a member of the Investment Committees of a number of the Fiera Real Estate funds. In addition to his continued involvement as an independent Investment Committee member, Peter will ensure a gradual transition of his other roles and responsibilities.
Canadian Commercial Real Estate Industry Offers Support to National Vaccination Efforts
Fiera Real Estate will be part of REALPAC’s initiative to support the national vaccination rollout through providing government and health networks across Canada with the free use of vacant commercial space as vaccination sites.
$17,350 raised for Movember
For the second year in a row, members of the Fiera Real Estate team have donned moustaches or a colourful strand of hair for the month of “Movember” in order to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health.  Last year we successfully raised over $7,000 for the cause and aimed to outperform that target this year.
Mellem to offer unlimited access to quality health care for all tenants
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, physical and mental health concerns are affecting more and more Canadians. Fiera Real Estate, Maître Carré, and TGTA are proud to partner with Dialogue, the Canadian leader in virtual health, to offer unlimited access to quality health care for all tenants of the 250-unit Mellem rental housing project, scheduled to open at the end of summer 2021.
225 Gibraltar Road : Industrial Development of the Year
Fiera Real Estate, alongside Berkshire Axis Development, is pleased to announce our recognition as the INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE YEAR at the 2020 NAIOP Greater Toronto Chapter’s Real Estate Excellence (REX) Awards for the 225 Gibraltar Road project.
Development innovation & resiliency in the COVID-19 era
COVID-19 changed the landscape for commercial and residential leasing and property management. For Fiera Real Estate Investments Limited (“Fiera Real Estate”), as landlord and its management partner Colonnade BridgePort (“CBP”),as property manager, it meant that they had to quickly adapt to ensure buildings remained safe for tenants and that leasing activities could be maintained. Fiera
Fiera Capital reports second quarter 2020 results
Fiera Capital Corporation (TSX: FSZ) (“Fiera Capital” or the “Company”), a leading independent asset management firm, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. Financial references are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. Assets under management (“AUM”) of $171.0 billion as at June 30, 2020: a $12.9 billion or 8% increase compared to March 31, 2020
Diversity Inclusion Statement

I want to first acknowledge that we have taken some time to carefully consider the substantive issues related to systemic racism that exists in our world. The race-based, senseless and incomprehensible death of George Floyd and many others before him are serving as a global catalyst for a call to action.

The promotion of Mike O’Sullivan to Vice President & Deputy Fund Manager, Industrial Funds

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike O’Sullivan to Vice President & Deputy Fund Manager, Industrial Funds within the Canadian division of Fiera Real Estate.

REALtalk podcast with Peter Cuthbert

Peter Cuthbert, President at Fiera Real Estate recently spoke to REALtalk about investment fund management, operating open and closed ended funds, and the impact of COVID-19 on real estate.

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Nguyen to the position of Manager, Investor Relations

In this newly created and pivotal role, Kim will work to enhance the investors experience for Fiera Real Estate Investments’ (FREI) clients.

Fiera Real Estate Investor Webinar

The evolving situation surrounding the spread of COVID-19 has raised many questions amongst our client base on its impact on the Real Estate Market 

Recession Risk Rising

The crisis in confidence stemming from COVID-19 has become increasingly self-fulfilling, which has brought into question our outlook for global growth.

Update from the Global CIO

The thought of an invisible enemy that spreads easily and carries a non-trivial mortality rate sends shivers down most people’s spine.

Fiera Capital COVID-19 Preparedness

Fiera Capital focused on team health and leveraging a thorough, tested business continuity plan in preparation for potential COVID-19 impacts.

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 160 Rue Des Grands Lacs on behalf of an institutional client.

This 134,357 sq. ft. Class A industrial property is strategically located in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, one of Quebec’s leading industrial submarkets.

Fiera Capital Corporation completes acquisition of Integrated Asset Management Corp.

Integrated Asset Management is one of Canada’s leading alternative asset management companies with ~$3.1B in AUM and committed capital as of March 31, 2019.

Fiera Properties Acquires Six-Building Office Portfolio in Ontario

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the acquisition by Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund a 100% interest in a high quality, six-building office portfolio totalling 623,000 sf in Mississauga, Ontario.

New Strategic Partnership with Natixis

We are proud to announce that we have entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Natixis Investment Managers.

Fiera Capital to Acquire Integrated Asset Management

Transaction complements existing suite of private alternative investment strategies, adding over $3 billion in AUM and committed capital.

ESG – What it is and why it matters?

ESG Management refers to the integration of environmental, social and governance factors into investment decision-making.

Fiera Properties Welcomes Fiera Private Lending’s Real Estate Development Team

We are proud to announce the integration of the Fiera Private Lending real estate development team, led by Pierre Pelletier, to Fiera Real Estate, effective July 1, 2018.

Fiera Properties Acquires Large Quebec-Based Industrial Portfolio

Strategically located across Montreal and Quebec City, this addition enhances our industrial portfolio. The purchase reflects the firm's targeted approach and increased opportunities in a growing market.

2018 Montreal Real Estate Forum’s Keynote Speaker

Vincent Duhamel, Global President and Chief Operating Officer at Fiera Capital will be the 2018 Montreal Real Estate Forum’s keynote speaker on March 28, 2018.

Enhancement to the Fiera CORE Fund Portfolio

Fiera Real Estate expands its portfolio in Western Canada with the acquisition of the Sunwapta Business Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, an industrial complex sitting on 22 acres in a prime location.

Acquisition of an Office Portfolio in Ottawa Area

Kanata North Business Park, a four-building office portfolio with a 99% occupancy rate, was acquired for $74M on Feb 27, 2018. The purchase represents a solid investment in Canada’s growing IT sector. 

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