WINNIPEG, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Temple Hotels Inc. ("Temple") (TSX: TPH)
announced today that it has completed the acquisition an extended-stay
property in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray, AB (the "Property")
for $26 million, subject to the customary closing adjustments. The
four-storey Property consists of 57 two-bedroom, furnished suites, with
a 90-stall underground parkade and additional surface parking. The
Property is the adjacent sister property of the Clearwater Residence
Hotel - Timberlea, Temple's other extended-stay hotel in the Timberlea
area of north Fort McMurray.
The $26 million acquisition price was financed with a first mortgage
loan in the amount of $19 million and the balance in cash. The first
mortgage loan bears interest at a rate of 4.25% with a 20-year
amortization. The effective closing date of the acquisition was as of
April 1, 2014.
The Property is 100% leased until April 30, 2018 on a triple net basis
to a major oil-sands company. Based on the in-place lease terms for
2014, the acquisition price of $26 million represents an approximate
capitalization rate of 8.2%, which will increase to approximately 9%
based on the lease payments which come into effect on May 1, 2016.
The Property will operate as Cortona Residence until it is expected to
become an expanded component of the Clearwater Residence Hotel -
Timberlea in 2018.
Temple is a real estate investment company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbols TPH (common shares), TPH.DB.C, TPH.DB.D,
TPH.DB.E and TPH.DB.F (convertible debentures). The objective of
Temple is to provide shareholders with stable cash dividends from
investment in a diversified portfolio of hotel properties and related
assets. For further information on Temple, please visit our website at
This press release contains certain statements regarding the proposed
transaction described herein that could be considered as
forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is
subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could result in
actual results differing materially from the forward-looking
statements. There can be no certainty that the transaction will be
completed within the timeline set forth herein or all at.
The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed or approved the contents of
this press release and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this press release.
SOURCE: Temple Hotels Inc.
For further information:
Arni Thorsteinson, Chief Executive Officer, or Gino Romagnoli, Executive Vice President
Tel: (204) 475-9090, Fax: (204) 452-5505, Email: email@example.com