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January 5, 2000

Rideau Centre expansion in works
Ottawa Citizen, January 5

OTTAWA – A massive expansion of the Rideau Centre, downtown Ottawa's biggest magnet for shoppers, appears to be moving forward. The expansion will likely include a new convention center, a 400-room hotel atop the Ottawa Congress Centre and an expansion of retail space in the Rideau Centre itself. The total cost expansion could top $200 million.
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Project planned for downtown Edmonton
The Edmonton Journal, January 5

EDMONTON – Qualico Developments West Ltd. is close to a $4-million-plus deal with CN to buy the undeveloped former CN rail line, right-of-way and station lands between 97th Street and 101st Street south of 105th Avenue. The city developer is proposing to build a $240-million commercial and residential project on the surplus CN lands.
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Nexfor to build sixth board plant in North America
National Post, January 5

MONTREAL – Montreal-based Nexfor Inc. said it will open its sixth North American plywood plant in Alabama in the spring of 2001. The new US$120-million mill is part of a long-term expansion, the company said, fueled by consistent growth in the construction market.

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Data Digest







Top Bookrunners Domestic, Private-Label CMBS - 2017
Investment Bank #Deals Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 17.59 11,819.34 13.68
JPMorgan Securities 14.52 10,968.11 12.70
Citigroup 12.04 10,012.71 11.59
Wells Fargo Securities 14.02 9,936.06 11.50
Deutsche Bank 12.55 9,879.74 11.44




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CMBS 2.0 Spreads


Top CMBS Loan Contributors - 2017
Lender #Loans Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 146.89 11,719.34 13.63
JPMorgan Chase Bank 117.68 10,114.14 11.76
Deutsche Bank 198.48 9,689.97 11.27
Morgan Stanley 166.18 8,539.78 9.93
Citigroup 199.05 8,088.24 9.41





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