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Slate Asset Management Awards Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic 16 Leasing Mandates

Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the retail leasing mandate for the Slate assets in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland & Labrador. Slate Acquisitions Inc. acquired the assets in a recent purchase from Cominar REIT.

“This is an exciting time for Slate, and more importantly for the retail marketplace in Atlantic Canada”, says Bill MacAvoy, Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic. “We love the energy which Slate brings to its holdings, and are pleased to be able to market the available spaces on their behalf”, he continues. The sixteen retail assets include, among others, Dartmouth Shopping Centre on Wyse Road in Halifax, the former Sleeman Brewery on Windmill Road, 24 Stavanger Drive in St. John’s, NL, 50 Crown Street in Saint John, NB, and the Bathurst Mall in Bathurst, NB.

The mandate coincides with affiliated company Cushman & Wakefield Asset Services being awarded property management by Slate for the retained office and retail. MacAvoy added, “The ability to offer an enhanced suite of services to the Canadian market, including Atlantic, was an essential element of the acquisition of 20Vic by Cushman & Wakefield Limited six months ago. This is a great example of that concept.”

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