Our History

History of Identifying Opportunities and Unlocking Value

Present

  • Starlight grows to $11B AUM comprised of 36,000 multi-family units and 6.2M commercial square feet
  • Starlight Canadian Residential Growth Fund formed for acquisition of $1.2B of Canadian multi-family real estate
  • Third unlisted retail limited partnership formed for acquisition of Southern U.S. class "A" value-add multi-family real estate

2018

  • Sixth institutional partnership formed with a global real estate investment firm for acquisition of Canadian multi-family real estate
  • Starlight Hybrid Global Real Assets Trust formed and listed on the Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (NEO: SCHG.UN)
  • Starlight Capital platform formed with a focus on investing in listed global real estate and infrastructure securities
  • Second unlisted retail limited partnership formed for acquisition of Southern U.S. class "A" value-add multi-family real estate
  • Strategic U.S.$920.5M debt refinancing of Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund portfolio

2017

  • Fifth institutional partnership formed with two pension funds for acquisition of U.S.$1.3B of Southern U.S., class “A” core multi-family real estate
  • First unlisted retail limited partnership formed for acquisition of Canadian multi-family real estate
  • Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Value-Add Fund formed and listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX:V:SUVA.A and SUVA.U), with Starlight as asset manager
  • Fourth institutional partnership formed with a North American insurance company for investment in Canadian commercial real estate

2016

  • Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund formed and listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX:V:STUS.A and STUS.U) through the consolidation of Starlight U.S. Multi-Family Closed-End Real Estate Funds, with Starlight as asset manager
  • Partnership formed with a European Family Office for investment in Canadian commercial real estate

2015

  • Third institutional partnership formed with a pension fund for investment in Canadian and U.S. multi-family real estate
  • Second institutional partnership formed with a pension fund for investment in Canadian multi-family real estate
  • Northview Apartment REIT formed and listed on the TSX (TSX:NVU.UN) through the acquisition of True North Apartment REIT by Northern Property REIT, with Starlight as transitional asset manager

2013

  • Starlight U.S. Multi-Family forms first of four Closed-End Real Estate Funds listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, with Starlight as asset manager
  • Starlight U.S. Multi-Family formed, with a focus on Southern U.S.

2012

  • True North Commercial REIT formed and listed on the TSX (TSX:TNT.UN), with Starlight as asset manager
  • True North Apartment REIT formed and listed on the TSX, with Starlight as asset manager
  • Starlight privatizes TransGlobe Apartment REIT with a consortium generating 60% returns to initial public offering investors

2011

  • Starlight formed, a real estate investment and asset management company

2010

  • TransGlobe Apartment REIT completes initial public offering and listed on the TSX
  • TransGlobe grows to over 30,000 multi-family units and 1M square feet of commercial space
  • TransGlobe’s commercial portfolio sold to a Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust

2007

  • TransGlobe grows to $2B of assets under management across Canadian multi-family and commercial real estate
  • First institutional partnership formed with a pension fund for investment in the Canadian multi-family and commercial real estate

1995

  • TransGlobe Property Management formed, a vertically integrated real estate asset and property manager