Artis REIT (TSX: AX.UN) is an unincorporated closed-end real estate investment trust primarily focused on creating value for unitholders through the investment in and ownership of quality commercial properties in select markets.
Artis REIT’s portfolio consists of industrial, retail, and office properties in Canada and the United States.
Artis REIT’s primary objective is to maximize total returns to our unitholders.
Returns include a stable, reliable, and tax efficient monthly cash distribution as well as long-term appreciation in the value of Artis REIT’s units.
Artis REIT’s management employs several key strategies to meet our primary objective:
Portfolio Diversification. We own a diverse portfolio of properties, adding to the stability of our cash flow. Our properties are diversified across industrial, retail, and office asset classes, and geographically across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and select markets in the United States.
Managing for Value Creation. We actively manage our portfolio to build value for our unitholders, leveraging off the experience and expertise of our management team. Our focus is on maximizing property value and cash flows over the long-term and creating additional value in our portfolio.
Portfolio Expansion. We build growth into our cash flows through the efficient sourcing and deployment of capital into high quality and accretive acquisition opportunities in our target markets, or into high yield intensification or (re)development opportunities that exist within our portfolio.
Artis REIT’s Management Team
Artis REIT’s management team has over 200 years of collective experience in construction, development, and management of commercial and other properties in Canada and the United States. The management team at Artis REIT has implemented a prudent investment strategy, which includes stringent acquisition criteria, a conservative financing approach, and the development of excellent deal flow in its target markets.
Artis REIT is fully-internalized and operates its own asset management and property management functions. These functions are responsible for the day-to-day management of the REIT’s portfolio as well as administrative services.