On December 12, 2011, Manulife Real Estate completed its purchase of York Mills Centre from Ivanhoé Cambridge for a total purchase price of $161 million.  York Mills Centre is a four building, 549,000 square foot, class ‘A’ suburban office complex with a tenant roll that includes Royal Bank of Canada as main tenant.

Ivanhoé Cambridge was represented by in-house counsel Isabelle Durand, director, legal affairs at Ivanhoé Cambridge, and by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, with a team led by Sylvie Bouvette and including Alan Sless and Eric Dufour (Competition).