Landmark downtown Montreal building welcomes a new tenant
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ivanhoé Cambridge announces that it has reached an agreement with the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (CPA) to lease 4,857 m2 (52,282 ft2) of office space at 5 Place Ville Marie.
The long-term lease with the order that represents Quebec's chartered professional accountants is for occupancy of the entire 8th floor and part of the 7th floor at 5 Place Ville Marie. The new tenant has proceeded with its move during the month of March 2014.
Earlier this year, the business law firm Gowlings renewed its lease for 5 195 m2 (55 916 pi2) of office spaces at 1 Place Ville Marie.
Place Ville Marie, the iconic emblem of Montreal's downtown core which is solely owned by Ivanhoé Cambridge, is also a LEED® Silver certification candidate. A revitalization project that has been ongoing for the past eight years has enabled Place Ville Marie to offer a range of energy-efficient services that meet contemporary design standards.
About Place Ville Marie
Place Ville Marie is one of Montréal's most prestigious and most renowned real estate assets. The complex, famous for its cruciform tower, comprises four office buildings and an elegant underground commercial gallery featuring nearly 80 shops, restaurants and service companies. Place Ville Marie offers its tenants and visitors a 900-space indoor parking facility and an expansive outdoor plaza. An undisputed symbol of prosperity, Place Ville Marie has been a dynamic and vital Montreal landmark since 1962.
About the Ordre des CPA du Québec
The Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec has over 36,000 members and 7,000 future CPAs. The Order ensures the protection of the public and the visibility of the profession. It represents all areas of expertise of the accounting profession, including assurance, financial accounting, management and management accounting, finance and taxation.
About Ivanhoé Cambridge
Ivanhoé Cambridge is a world-class real estate company that leverages its high-level expertise in all aspects of real estate including investment, development, asset management, leasing and operations, to deliver optimal returns for its investors. Its assets, held through multiple subsidiaries and located mainly in Canada, the United States, Europe, Brazil and Asia, totalled more than Cdn$40 billion as at December 31, 2013. Its portfolio consists mainly of shopping centres, office and multiresidential properties. Ivanhoé Cambridge is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (lacaisse.com), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information: ivanhoecambridge.com.
Image with caption: "Hall leading to the reception area located on the 8th Floor of Place Ville Marie (CNW Group/Ivanhoé Cambridge)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140408_C8957_PHOTO_EN_38937.jpg
SOURCE: Ivanhoé Cambridge
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