Edmonton, Alberta – The Newswire – July 8, 2021 – Yorkton Equity Group Inc. (“YEG” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: YEG) is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of an upscale townhouse complex, Larson Place, within the City of Kelowna, British Columbia (the “Property”).
“The completion of the acquisition of the Kelowna townhouse complex represents a significant milestone in the implementation of our aggressive growth strategy in British Columbia and with the anticipated post-COVID boom, historically low interest rates, and anticipated increase in immigration levels as announced by the federal government, there is now an unprecedented window of opportunity to invest in real estate, and we fully intend to take advantage of that opportunity,” according to Mr. Ben Lui, President & CEO of the Company.
The Property is a 19-unit two storey townhouse complex built in 2019 and situated on a 36,155 sq ft land parcel with an appraised value of $8,900,000 (2021). Each spacious unit is well equipped with modern stainless-steel appliances, in-suite laundry, air conditioning, two parking stalls, and a fenced yard.
Kelowna has become the third-largest metropolitan area in the province (after Vancouver and Victoria) with a growing population of 217,229. With scenic lake vistas, mild climate, and abundant recreational opportunities, Kelowna has become one of the fastest growing cities in North America. Kelowna’s economy is diverse, with a wide array of industries such as agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare, tourism, and technology which has a combined multi-billion-dollar regional impact.
Yorkton Equity Group Inc. is a fully integrated growth-oriented real estate investment company committed to providing shareholders with growing assets through the accretive acquisitions, organic growth, and the active management of multi-family rental properties with significant upside potential. Our geographical focus is in primary and secondary markets across Canada with diversified, growing economies, and strong population in-migration, with an initial focus in British Columbia. Our business objectives are to achieve stable Net Operating Income (NOI) and growing Net Asset Value (NAV) in our multi-family rental property portfolio by deploying a risk averse business model to create the ultimate value proposition for our shareholders. Yorkton Equity Group Inc. is built on the solid foundations of the Yorkton Group of companies with strong financial capacity, and well over 30 years of real estate experience.
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