CIBT Group Gives Update on its GEC(R) Branded Real Estate Portfolio

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 3, 2020 / CIBT Training Team Inc. (TSX:MBA)(OTCQX:MBAIF) (“CIBT” or the “Company”), a primary schooling and university student housing supplier, is pleased to provide an update on its GEC® branded true estate portfolio.

The total GEC® branded portfolio includes 11 initiatives, 16 properties and around 1.5 million sq. ft of internet rentable house. On completing the assignments down below, the full variety of student beds will be close to 3,260, with an believed C$1.5 billion worth.

Venture Summary

Completely operational services:

1. GEC® Viva Tower is a completely operational, seventeen-storey tower found in downtown Vancouver. This facility was bought to an institutional consumer in 2018 with a 5-calendar year leaseback arrangement.

2. GEC® Granville Lodge and Suites is a entirely operational, twelve-storey concrete resort and pupil accommodations situated just one block from GEC® Viva Tower.

3. GEC® Burnaby Heights is a completely operational, four-storey concrete and wooden-frame condominium around Simon Fraser University Burnaby.

4. GEC® Pearson contains two totally operational rental apartment towers, positioned in South Vancouver, at Cambie Road and West 60th Avenue.

5. GEC® Marine Gateway includes two totally operational rental apartment buildings that give 245 beds, found fewer than 100 meters from the Maritime Gateway SkyTrain station. The obtain was finished on Oct 27th, 2020.

Projects below development:

6. GEC® World-wide Training Metropolis (Richmond) comprises an office tower and a rental apartment less than-design. This challenge is positioned at Richmond’s coronary heart, approximately 50 meters from the Lansdowne Mall SkyTrain station. The possession date is scheduled for early 2023.

7. GEC® King Edward is a four-storey rental condominium under construction and located within just 100 meters from the King Edward SkyTrain station. The possession date is Slide 2022.

8. GEC® Kingsway is a GEC® branded rental making under building and grasp-leased from the owner by World-wide Instruction Metropolis Administration for 21 many years. The venture will be finished in 2023.

Tasks in rezoning phase:

9. GEC® Cyber City – two workplace towers and a micro-suite hotel found around 100 meters from the Aberdeen Centre SkyTrain station.

10. GEC® Instruction Mega Heart Surrey – located at Surrey Metropolis Central, close to 50 meters from the Surrey Central SkyTrain station. The task is a forty nine-storey, concrete superior-rise multi-goal tower that is made up of industrial, condominium and rental models, scheduled for evaluate by the City Structure Panel in mid-November 2020.

11. GEC® Oakridge – an eighteen-storey, concrete higher-increase rental tower situated somewhere around 100 meters from the Oakridge SkyTrain station. The council hearing is predicted to begin in January 2021.

Corporate finance actions:

  • The overall volume lifted by CIBT and its subsidiary minimal partnerships through fiscal 2020 and up to Oct 31st, 2020, exceeds C$28.7 million.
  • Complete corporate finance functions by means of mortgage loan funding, re-financing and building loan concluded through fiscal 2020 up to October 31st, 2020, totalled about C$203 million.

“We are pleased to have gained remarkable support from the expense neighborhood even with the global pandemic increasing uncertainty all over the world,” reported Toby Chu, Chairman, President and CEO of CIBT Education and learning Group. “Fast forward to now, Worldwide Instruction Metropolis Holding’s business model encounters the pressure-exam obstacle from the financial surroundings but proceeds to thrive, evolve and improve its value proposition to shareholders.”

Toby Chu included, “We have developed a absolutely integrated hub that supplies schooling providers and university student housing to provide learners with essential dwelling lodging under the GEC® manufacturer. By giving our accommodations to more than 72 faculties in Metro Vancouver serving hundreds of Canadian college students and intercontinental learners from 77 nations around the world, GEC® is becoming a properly-regarded brand name in the scholar housing sector. With Vancouver’s vacancy rate at an all-time very low, we be expecting investments to continue flowing to under-valued opportunities in this sector. For that reason, CIBT delivers a exceptional prospect for buyers to enter the burgeoning college student housing sector in Western Canada.”

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About CIBT Education and learning Team:

CIBT Schooling Group Inc. is one particular of the greatest education and college student housing expenditure firms in Canada, centered on the domestic and the world wide training marketplace due to the fact 1994. CIBT owns organization and language colleges, student-centric rental flats, recruitment centres and company offices at 47 areas in Canada and abroad. Its training subsidiaries include Sprott Shaw School (founded in 1903), Sprott Shaw Language College or university, Vancouver Worldwide University and CIBT Faculty of Business enterprise. CIBT provides around 150 academic programs in health care, organization management, e-commerce, lodge administration, and language training by these schools. The complete once-a-year enrollment for the team in 2019 exceeds 12,000 college students.

CIBT owns World Training Town Holdings Inc. (“Global Holdings”), an financial investment keeping and improvement company targeted on education-relevant serious estate such as scholar-centric rental apartments, resorts and education and learning super-centres. Less than the GEC® brand name, Global Holdings presents accommodations to 72 universities in Metro Vancouver, serving 1,500 learners from 77 countries. The full portfolio and enhancement funds below the GEC® manufacturer exceeds C$1.5 billion.

CIBT also owns World-wide Training Alliance (“GEA”) and Irix Layout Team (“Irix Design”). GEA recruits international students for several elite kindergartens, most important and secondary colleges, colleges and universities in North The usa. Irix Layout is a foremost structure and advertising corporation dependent in Vancouver, Canada. Check out us on the internet and check out our corporate online video at

Toby Chu

Chairman, President & CEO

CIBT Education Group Inc.

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Forward-Seeking STATEMENTS

Some statements in this news launch comprise ahead-seeking information (the “forward-wanting statements”) about CIBT Education and learning Team Inc. and its programs. Ahead-looking statements are statements that are not historical specifics. Ahead-searching statements in this information launch consist of (with out limitation) statements as to predicted design commencement and completion dates and the projected values of GEC® attributes on completion of development. The forward-seeking statements are topic to various pitfalls, uncertainties and other aspects that could cause CIBT’s genuine benefits or achievements to vary materially from those expressed in or implied by forward-looking statements, which includes but not minimal to usual building challenges, obtaining all required regulatory approvals, and the potential of the appropriate minimal partnerships to raise additional money as they are required. The projected value of each and every GEC® home is based on a collection of investigation of several things consist of (1) the cap price based mostly on marketplace figures, (2) latest sector atmosphere, problems and sentiment, (3) price for each sq. foot in recent transactions in the neighbouring space, (4) enter acquired from appraisers and genuine estate experts, and (5) calculations of pro forma income and bills for the venture. Forward-seeking statements are based on the beliefs, views and expectations of CIBT’s management at the time they are produced, and CIBT does not think any obligation to update its ahead-on the lookout statements if those beliefs, thoughts or anticipations, or other situations need to change, apart from as might be needed by regulation.

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