Mark Kolke, President of MaxComm Realty Advisors, MaxComm Communications and Plandflex Corporation, has been working in real estate finance, management, leasing, sales and consulting work in Alberta for twenty-eight years. His license to practice real estate in Alberta is sponsored by MaxWell South Star Realty where he is an Associate dealing in commercial, residential and agricultural properties. He moved back to Calgary eleven years ago after twenty- seven years in Edmonton. He advises tenants, buyers, developers and institutional clients on issues involving residential developments, commercial real estate and public private partnerships (P3s).
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FRESH TODAY - Sept. 27, 2010
+ Chavex expected to retain control of parliament in Venezuela vote
+ economic update – Finance Minister Flaherty speaking today in Montreal
+ Canadian Pacific Railway Company closed US$ 350 million debt financing
+ Century Mining Corporation closed $1,211,280 private placement equity issue
+ Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) closed US$ 70 billion equity issue of common & preferred shares
+ PetroGlobe Inc. closed $3 million issue of new equity
+ TG World Energy Corp. closed 2nd $3 million tranche of US$6 million debt facility
+ TransCanada Corporation closed US$ 1 billion issue of senior long term debt
Mark Kolke, Editor/Publisher
COMMENTS / FEEDBACK
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
+ Aimee Halfyard to Associate @ Ogilvy Renault
+ Chris Harris to Associate @ Ogilvy Renault
+ Denis Tremblay to CFO @ Vantex Resources Ltd.
+ Joerg Schuetz to CEO @ Solid Resources Ltd.
+ John Usborne to Managing Dir. @ Societe Generale Canada
+ Lisa Liasson to Pres. @ Federal Express Canada Ltd.
+ MatthewHall to Associate @ Ogilvy Renault
+ Michele Austin to Principal @ Earnscliffe Strategy Group
+ Nigel Write to Chief of Staff @ Prime Minister’s Office
+ Phillip Knoll to Pres. & CEO @ Corridor Resources Inc.
+ Randy Bauslaugh to Partner @ McCarthy Tétrault LLP
+ Calgary’s PeaceBridge installation has been delayed by 3 months; now expect completed installation January/2011.It seems the $24.5 million Calatrava design requires more welding than first thought ….. but one has to wonder if the delay is orchestrated to minimize this bridge procurement issue from the civic election campaign – I’m just thinkin’
+ Suncor Energy is investing $200 million to develop a wind turbine farm near Drumheller along with JV partner Teck Resources Ltd. (30%)
+ Bird Construction (as part of Plenary Justice consortium) selected as preferred proponent to design and build the Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse project
+ 407ETR opened 18 kilometres of new lanes, bringing its investment to $1.2 billion; 407 ETR Concession Company Limited is operator and manager of Highway 407 (consortium comprised of Cintra Infraestructuras, Intoll and SNC-Lavalin )
+ Brookfield Asset Management Inc. completed raising $2.7 billion for its infrastructure fund targeted: 70% Canada & U.S., 30% Brazil
+ City Hall run – Ric McIver way out in front in opinion polls and fund raising; Higgins re-start with change of campaign mgr. … meanwhile the rest of the field of 15 jockeying for the Mayor’s chair are making much noise but little progress; 80 candidates seeking other posts
+ kudos to Union Gas Pres. Julie Dill, recognized as 2010 Energy Leader of the Year by the Ontario Energy Association
SAVE THE DATE/upcoming events:
+ Sept. 23 – Calgary Economic Development Annual Economic Outlook, Hyatt Regency, Calgary – Tickets + Sept. 23-24 – Banff Venture Forum 2010, Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff – registration + Oct. 20 – Calgary Real Estate Forum, TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary + Oct. 21 – Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference, TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary; register + Oct. 27; Pemberton Energy Ltd., AGM, Vancouver + Oct. 29-30 – Calgary Career Show – info/register e-mail contact: Julie Ball +Nov. 3-4 – 11th Annual BUILDEX Calgary, BMO Centre, Calgary + Nov. 22 & 23; P3 2010 SHIFTING INTO HIGH GEAR, Toronto; register + Nov. 30 – Dec. 2; Real Estate Forum, Metro Toronto Convention Centre; registration – David Podmore + Andrea Stephen co-chairs + Nov. 30 – Dec. 2; Canada-U.S. Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum , Calgary
+ Jan. 18 – Calgary Real Estate Board’s 2011 Forecast Conference & Tradeshow; BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary – Info/Register
+ Feb. 20, Heritage Classic (Calgary Flames vs. Montreal Canadiens) @ McMahon Stadium
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