Starlight, Blackstone buy Toronto, Montréal multi-family properties

Starlight Investments and Blackstone Property Partners (BPP) have formed a joint venture to acquire a portfolio of six multi-family properties in Toronto and Montréal. No financial terms were released. The portfolio reflects a mix a high-, mid- and low-rise concrete buildings consisting of some 746 units. The partnership with Starlight marks the first investment in Canadian multi-family real estate by BPP, an affiliate of U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group. Based in Toronto, Starlight is a real estate investment and asset management firm.


Starlight Investments and Blackstone Announce Canadian Multi-Family Partnership with Acquisition of Six Urban Toronto and Montreal Buildings Comprising 746 Units

TORONTO, June 28, 2018 /CNW/ – Starlight Investments (“Starlight”) and an affiliate of Blackstone Property Partners (“Blackstone”) are pleased to announce the formation of a joint venture to acquire a portfolio of six multi-family buildings comprised of 746 units (the “Portfolio”). The Portfolio is strategically located in the urban core of Canada’s economic hubs with five properties located in desirable Toronto neighbourhoods and one in Montréal. The partnership marks Blackstone’s first investment in Canadian multi-family real estate. Please view more here:

About Blackstone Real Estate Advisors
Blackstone is a global leader in real estate investing. Blackstone’s real estate business was founded in 1991 and has approximately $120 billion in investor capital under management. Its real estate portfolio includes hotel, office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. It also operates one of the leading real estate finance platforms, including management of the publicly traded Blackstone Mortgage Trust.

About Starlight Investments
Starlight is a Toronto-based privately held, full service, real estate investment and asset management company driven by an experienced team comprised of over 150 professionals. Starlight currently manages $8.5 billion of multi-family and commercial properties for joint venture partnerships with institutional investors, Northview Apartment REIT, True North Commercial REIT, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund and Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No.1) Value-Add Fund and for private investors. Starlight’s portfolio consists of approximately 36,000 multi-family units across Canada and the U.S. and over 5.3 million square feet of commercial properties. Please visit us at and connect with us on LinkedIn at

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For further information: Raj Mehta, Global Head, Private Capital and Partnerships, +1-647-725-0498,, David Chalmers, President, Canadian Multi-Family, +1-416-234-8444, or Lauren Kenney, Executive Director, Communications and Human Capital, +1-416-234-8444,