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Thomas Ostrowerka

Associate

403.260.5728
tostrowerka@bdplaw.com
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Education:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 2014 (with Distinction)

University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce, Finance, 2011 (with Distinction)

Bar admission: Alberta 2015
Industries:
Real estate
Practice areas:
Commercial real estate, Infrastructure and project development

Experience

Thomas's focus is on general commercial real estate matters including leasing and commercial real estate financing.

Community involvement

Thomas is a Director for PaceKids Society for children with special needs.

Representative work

Graham Group’s acquisition of AECOM’s energy operations and maintenance business

Counsel to the Graham Group of Companies in the acquisition of the North American assets of AECOM’s Energy Operations and Maintenance Division. The acquisition positions the Graham Group as the third largest construction company in Canada and Western Canada’s largest industrial services company.

Sale of the of the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline by TransAlta Corporation

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in connection with the sale by TransAlta and its partner, Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure Ltd., of the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline to NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TC Energy Corporation, for a purchase price of $255 million.

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Decibel Cannabis Company Inc.'s $30 million credit facilities

Counsel to Decibel Cannabis Company Inc. and its subsidiaries in connection with up to $30 million in aggregate credit facilities provided by lender Connect First Credit Union Ltd.

TransAlta Corporation asset acquisition from Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in respect of the agreement with Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership #2 to acquire the Limited Partnership responsible for developing the Three Creeks Power Project (two 230 MW Siemens F class gas turbines and related equipment) for $84 million.

Enerflex Ltd.'s acquisition of Mesa Compression, LLC

Counsel to Enerflex Ltd., through the U.S. entity Enerflex Energy Systems Inc., in its US$106 million acquisition of U.S. based contract compression business, Mesa Compression, LLC.

VolkerWessels Canada Ltd. acquisition of a private construction and highway maintenance company

Counsel to VolkerWessels Canada Ltd. (Volker Stevin) in connection with its acquisition of a private construction and highway maintenance company, Lakes District Maintenance Ltd.

Acquiring and financing solar projects in Alberta

Counsel to a developer in connection with the acquisition and on-going project finance of five solar projects.

US Development Group LLC's joint venture with Gibson Energy

Counsel to US Development Group LLC in its 50/50 joint venture with Gibson Energy to advance the financing, development and construction of a Diluent Recovery Unit in Hardisty, Alberta.

Private company's sale of industrial properties to Nexus REIT

Counsel to a private company in its $31 million sale of four industrial properties located in Western Canada to Nexus REIT in consideration of cash and units of a subsidiary limited partnership that are exchangeable for units of Nexus REIT.

Professional involvement

Professional associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association