CDPQ, a Canadian real estate industry pioneer, was one of the first institutional investors to acquire and manage properties. Ivanhoé Cambridge holds one of the world’s largest real estate portfolios. Otéra Capital is a Canadian leader in commercial real estate lending.
We invest in properties and real estate companies around the world and offer a complete line of real estate financing solutions. Our teams stand out through their sophisticated knowledge of markets and financial instruments, as well as their in-depth investment, operations and development expertise.
Net assets in the Real Estate portfolio as at December 31, 2018
Of CDPQ’s overall portfolio
One of the world’s leading institutional real estate investors
One of Canada’s leading commercial real estate lenders
As at December 31, 2018
As at December 31, 2018
We aim, through capital and financing product investments, to generate stable, steady income and to achieve higher current returns than those offered fixed-income securities. Through indexing, real estate leases also provide long-term inflation protection.
Our investment approach
- Invest prudently with a long-term view to generate optimal risk-adjusted returns
- Concentrate our portfolio on a limited number of régions
- Build strategic relationships with key partners and develop platforms to seize quality investment opportunities
- Focus our investments on the most promising sectors in our core markets and in a select number of growth markets
Our real estate subsidiaries
Ivanhoé Cambridge, a global real estate industry leader, invests in high-quality properties and companies around the world. Solely or through partnerships, Ivanhoé Cambridge holds interests in more than 500 properties, primarily in office, retail, residential and logistics-related real estate.
In addition to investments, its expertise includes real estate development, asset management, leasing and operations.
Otéra Capital is among Canada’s largest commercial real estate lenders. It has more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian market.
It provides term and interim loans, and arranges loan syndications. Otéra Capital is also active in the acquisition and disposal of loan portfolios, acquisition of mortgage bonds, asset management and loan servicing. Such expertise allows Otéra Capital to provide its borrowers with a complete range of commercial real estate lending services, including flexible and adapted terms.