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Conditional offer made to purchase Regina’s Capital Pointe lot

The refilled Capital Pointe hole, at the corner of Victoria Avenue and Albert Street, will become a parking lot for one year. Adrian Raaber / Global News

A tentative offer to purchase the Capital Pointe lot has been accepted by the seller, but the deal still needs to be approved by the Court of Queen’s Bench of Saskatchewan.

The realtor received two offers for the property located at 1971 Albert St. The offer from Royalty Developments Ltd. for $2.2 million, plus the assumption of certain property taxes, was the one accepted.

According to court documents, the sale is conditional on the City of Regina approving the land to be zoned for a parking lot.

In March, the property was listed for $8.5 million but was lowered to $2 million in August with the requirement for any buyer to assume the property taxes associated with the property.

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Despite the court-appointed selling agent lowering the price, no offers were made until Nov. 7.

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The hearing for the approval of the sale is scheduled for Dec. 12 at the Court of Queen’s Bench.

If the sale is approved, BDMC mortgage will be removed from the title. Additionally, there will be insufficient proceeds from the transaction to make any distribution to any Capital Pointe Investors in respect of their subsequent mortgages

The trustee is responsible for updating investors following next week’s hearing.

The property taxes owed by the borrower to the city of Regina are over $2 million which is the amount the city incurred to backfill the site.

The city of Regina said they’re aware of the pending judicial sale of the property and are monitoring the status. They declined to comment while this is before the courts.

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