Miller Thomson joins forces with McInnes Cooper to close Fortis property deal.

October 9, 2012

Thomson acted as Ontario counsel for St. John’s, Newfoundland-based Fortis
Properties Corporation in the recent acquisition of its twenty-third hotel, the
StationPark All Suite Hotel located in London, Ontario.

Properties is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., and has operations in hotels and
commercial and retail real estate throughout Canada. It owns and operates
hotels in eight Canadian provinces and employs over 2,400 people. The
acquisition of StationPark further enhances Fortis Properties’ position in the
Southwestern Ontario market where it currently owns and operate five hotels.

with Lead Greg Connors of McInnes Cooper, were Miller Thomson’s deal team, comprised
of Aaron Atcheson (real estate) of the London office, along with the Toronto
office’s Laura Cassiani (employment), Robert Bell (employment) and Katherine
Xilinas (tax).

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