Our Commercial Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and a recognized leader in the industry. With years of experience navigating the real estate market in both upswings and downturns, clients trust us to help them establish forward-looking strategies for investing in, developing, financing, leasing and disposing of real estate related assets.
We advise on all types of real estate projects—office, industrial, retail and residential. We act for public and private clients in all phases of commercial and residential development, commercial leasing, joint ventures, commercial acquisitions and dispositions, financing and equity arrangements, and debt restructuring and workouts.
Our team represents owners, developers, lenders, investors, REITs, financial institutions, and landlords in a broad array of commercial real estate transactions, including:
Client’s appreciated our in-depth knowledge of the real estate market and our focus on business issues when formulating legal solutions. As a fully integrated practice, we are able to anticipate and address all of the issues that arise in the real estate arena, from tax implications to regulatory, financial and environmental obstacles. Our experience allows us to manage transactions with speed and efficiency. We always remain focused on our client’s motivation and objectives and advise on the best course of action for each real estate opportunity and challenge, whether buyer or seller, landlord or tenant.
Our real estate lawyers are a multidisciplinary team with extensive experience in commercial lease negotiations and drafting for retail, industrial and office leasing.
We regularly act for landlords, REITs, First Nations, developers, lenders, property and asset management companies, tenants and retailers. We can assist you in achieving your objectives in all leasing related matters, including:
We tailor each commercial leasing transaction to help you maximize your success and accomplish your objectives.
Members of our condominium development practice group represent a number of developers and builders and work closely with their consulting teams, surveyors, architects and property managers at all stages of the condominium development, marketing and sale of units. We assist our clients in:
We provide advice to developers and operators as well as government agencies in connection with all aspects of infrastructure and public projects, including, public private partnerships. We can advise you on:
Our Real Estate lawyers help clients change the skyline.
With years of experience navigating the real estate market in both upswings and downturns, clients trust us to help them establish forward-looking strategies with their development and re-development projects in both urban and suburban areas, including: industrial and office complexes, high profile residential condominium, hotel, and retail projects, land assemblies, shopping centres, and residential subdivisions.
Our Commercial Real Estate group works closely with our Municipal and Planning Law group to ensure you receive the best possible representation throughout the land development process. We can assist you with:
We assist our clients with the acquisition and disposition of commercial, development, office, multi-unit residential, retail, industrial, and residential real estate located throughout Canada. The breadth of our practice ensures that your needs and goals are carefully considered from all perspectives. We can assist you with all real property matters, including:
You have unique and complex needs for your real estate financing that demand experience and efficiency. Our Commercial Real Estate team has a reputation for excellence and we pride ourselves on our ability to propose innovative secured financing solutions for commercial properties to suit your needs. We regularly act on behalf of both lenders and borrowers, including leading financial institutions, investment dealers, real estate investment trusts, private partnerships, and investors.
We will assist you in all aspects of your commercial real estate financing, from the negotiating and drafting of loan agreements and commitment letters, to the preparation of all supporting documentation.
We assist our clients with all types of financings, including:
Our Real Estate litigation group is committed to finding the most favourable, cost effective solutions to real property disputes.
We represent vendors, purchasers, developers, builders, financial institutions, investors, financial brokers, contractors, owners, condominium corporations and board members in a wide variety of disputes, involving, but not limited to:
From litigation involving tenants, landlords, subtenants, licensees, property managers, and related parties, through alternate dispute resolution, our sole objective is to achieve the best possible solution for our clients in the most cost effective manner possible.