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Our History

Since 1955, The Minto Group has grown to offer a depth of expertise that now spans asset management, property operations, acquisitions and dispositions, development, construction and financing on a multitude of asset classes including retail, office, multi-residential, single family homes and condominiums. Today, investors can expect a unique partnership built on experience that is unmatched in the industry.

  • 2018

    On July 3rd, Minto spins off Minto Apartment REIT and begins trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MI.UN.

    • Minto REIT
  • 2017

    Minto Capital announces a partnership with a major Canadian mutual fund on its recapitalization of Minto Place, a 945,000 square foot office and retail complex in Ottawa

  • 2015

    Launched Minto Canadian Real Estate Value-Add Fund, LP, a value-add and development private equity fund targeting $400 million of multi-residential and ancillary retail assets in Canada's major cities

  • 2014

    Built 75,000th home

  • 2012

    Launched Minto Multi-Residential Income Partners I, LP, Minto Capital's first investment fund, in partnership with five Canadian pension plans comprising a core $500 million portfolio of multi-residential assets in Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary

    • The Laurier
  • 2011

    Acquired Cherryhill Village in London, then Canada's largest multi-residential transaction in history, comprising 2,114 multi-residential units, a 160,000 sq. ft. mall and 32,000 sq. ft. medical office

    • CherryHill Village
  • 2010

    Developed and constructed Canada's first LEED Core and Shell Platinum certified office building at 180 Kent Street. This 400,000 sq. ft. office building in downtown Ottawa was also named BOMA Canada's TOBY award winner.

  • 2003

    Developed and constructed the 181 unit Minto Yorkville in Toronto, the neighbourhood's first luxury multi-residential building

    • Minto Yorkville
  • 2001

    Built 50,000th home

  • 1991

    Built 25,000th home

  • 1985

    Expanded into the Toronto market with construction of Optima On The Park (1986-1989) and Minto Plaza (1988-1990)

  • 1969

    Constructed Horizon House in Ottawa, Canada's first high-rise condo building

  • 1955

    Mercury Homes, later renamed The Minto Group, founded by four brothers in Ottawa

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