Real estate in Canada

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP excels in all facets of real estate, from colossal developments, leasing and cross-border investments through to REIT-related activities, financings and securitisations. The practice enjoys an in-depth knowledge of office, retail, hotel, industrial, development and leisure assets, among others, and is co-chaired from Toronto by Thomas Von Hahn, whose practice covers acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures, alongside John Hutmacher, a lawyer with a track record in significant retail, office and industrial developments; the pair are based alongside Silvana D’Alimonte, who leverages three decades worth of experience in market leading transactions, as well as Chris Huband, a key port of call for pension and mutual funds, life insurance companies and other institutional investors involved in high-value property deals. Daniel Kofman, another star name, runs a broad practice spread across leasing, development project, transactional and financing affairs.

Responsables de la pratique:

Thomas von Hahn; John Hutmacher Garth Anderson

Autres avocats clés:

Silvana D’Alimonte; Chris Huband; Daniel Kofman; Garth Anderson; Daniel Ferreira; Joseph Grignano; Neil Katz; Greg Umbach; Jay Geers; Rachel Lehman; Jean-Simon Lamarre

Principaux clients

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET)

Fiera Real Estate/ Fiera Real Estate Core Fund LP

DekaBank

IG Mackenzie Real Property Fund

Greenland Group (Canada) Management Company Limited

Investors Real Property Fund

American Realty Trust

Equinix Inc.

BentallGreenOak

Ivanhoe Cambridge

Oak Street Capital Management

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Oak Street Capital Management LLC in its purchase of a 100% fee simple interest and a 40% leasehold interest in The Bow office tower in Calgary; and, 100% interest in the Bell Creekbank Campus development in Mississauga, from H&R REIT.
  • Advised Pure Industrial, one of Canada’s leading providers of industrial real estate, on its acquisition of 13 industrial buildings in the Greater Montreal Area – it was among the top 10 largest real estate transactions in Quebec in 2021.
  • Advised Ivanhoé Cambridge in its sale to LaSalle Canada Property Fund (“LaSalle”) of a 50% undivided co-ownership interest in the iconic Maison Manuvie – among the top 10 largest real estate transactions in Quebec in 2021.

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

A team with a formidable presence in the Ontario and Quebec markets, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP thrives in acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, development and financing, operating across a broad breadth of asset classes such as multi-residential towers, industrial and mixed-use schemes. Gregory Howard leads the Toronto offering, brining over 35 years’ worth of domestic and multinational transactions and developments to the table, meanwhile, Anthony Arquin leads from the Montreal office and is distinctly well-versed in mixed-use complexes and commercial co-ownerships. David Reiner is frequently involved in significant sales, purchase, joint ventures, financings and projects and the practice is also able to call upon the wisdom of market veteran Robert Bauer; his track record includes a number of transformative development projects, both in Canada and abroad, at a diverse range of sites including mixed-use, airports, tunnels, toll roads, hospitals and casinos.

Responsables de la pratique:

Gregory Howard; Anthony Arquin

Autres avocats clés:

David Reiner; Robert Bauer; Elias Benhamou; Gabriella Lombardi; Steven Martin; Gregory Southam; Pawel Mielcarek; Sylvie Samson; Florence Simard

Les références

‘Versatile, good quarterback that covers all sectors/assets of real estate private equity.’

‘Always available, namely Sylvie Samson and Anthony Arquin.’

 

Principaux clients

 

Cadillac Fairview

SmartCentres REIT

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments)

Ivanhoé Cambridge

The Blackstone Group

PSP Investments

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)

Woodbourne

Graywood Developments

Mitchell Goldhar, a Canadian businessman and the founder of SmartCentres,

Spear Street Capital, LLC

Principaux dossiers

  • The team is acting for Cominar REIT in its $5.7-billion sale to Iris Acquisition II LP, the largest Canadian real estate acquisition announced in 2021. As part of this transaction, some of Cominar’s assets (including over 300 properties across multiple asset classes) will be transferred to other groups and our real estate team is involved in all property transfers.
  • Acting for various clients on multiple projects including 39 East Liberty; Theodore Condominiums; Quad Windsor; Graywood’s Peter and Adelaide development; Le Hill Park; eCentral at Toronto’s busy Yonge and Eglinton area; several multi-residential investments by Blackstone across the country; the proposed mixed-use developments surrounding CF Richmond Centre, CF Sherway Gardens and CF Fairview Mall; the residential developments surrounding Toronto’s Shoppes at Don Mills; and a handful of large scale confidential multi-residential developments surrounding commercial properties, an ongoing trend in the market.
  • Acting for SmartCentres REIT and the Penguin Group of Companies with the multi-billion dollar development of the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) – a planned downtown for the City of Vaughan of almost 6 million square feet, one of the most important master planned communities in Canada.

McCarthy Tétrault

Home to a notably broad offering, McCarthy Tétrault operates at the top-end of development, property dispute and management, transactional, financing and leasing affairs, acting at a varied array of asset classes including offices, shopping centres, hotels, apartment buildings, resorts and infrastructure projects. John Currie leads the national practice from Toronto, acting on everything from mid- and large-scale secured financings through to development agreements and joint ventures, and is supported by market veteran Abraham Costin, a widely renowned name among developers, pension funds and financial institutions; the pair are based alongside Jamie Orzech who is adept in the acquisition of all asset classes, in addition to ground and sale-back leasing transactions. Over in Vancouver, Keith Burrell KC holds extensive experience in the pre-sale of large residential and mixed-use projects.

Responsables de la pratique:

John Currie

Autres avocats clés:

Abraham Costin; Jamie Orzech; Keith Burrell KC; Danny Grandilli; Olivia Colic; James Papadimitriou; Scott Smythe; Tzen-Yi Goh; Annie Gagnon-Larocque; Madeleine Hawkins; Sarit Pandya; Craig Shirreff

Principaux clients

QuadReal and bcIMC Realty

Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg

Investment Management Corporation of Ontario

Otera Capital

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Perimeter Solar Inc.

North American Development Group and Choice Properties

Diamond Corp.

Blackstone and Pure Industrial

Groupe Petra Ltée

LM Wind Power Blades (Canada) Inc.

Slate Asset Management

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised QuadReal and bcIMC Realty on the sale of a 50% interest in a 46-property portfolio of core, high-profile assets across Canada to RBC Canadian Core Real Estate Fund.
  • Advised Blackstone and Pure Industrial on the purchase of 300 industrial properties as part of the C$5.7B takeover of Cominar REIT and an associated financing of the entire industrial portfolio.
  • Advised Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust on their sale of C$11.75 per unit to a consortium for a total value of C$5.7B.

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Stikeman Elliott LLP leverages a presence across Canada, which includes a presence in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary, as well as overseas offices in New York, London and Sydney, to support on a broad spectrum of national and international real estate matters. The practice is particularly formidable within the hospitality and retail fields, frequently acting on assets such as hotels, resorts, shopping malls, restaurants and convenience stores, and also boasts a prominent record in significant national developments and land use matters. In Toronto, Eric Carmona  is frequently involved in apartment building, retirement home and office complex transactions, operating alongside project and acquisition finance specialist, Melissa Schyven, and Mario Paura  who is especially knowledgeable of industrial, multi-residential and entertainment sites. Paura and Schyven co-lead the practice alongside Vancouver-based leasing expert, Michael Dyck, as well as Greg Plater who is reputed for his project work, including PPP developments, and Stefan Fews, a Montreal lawyer who serves as a go-to for REITs and pension funds.

Autres avocats clés:

Eric Carmona ; Douglas Klaassen; Richard Jackson; Ross MacDonald KC; Rachel Hutton; Stephen Holinski; Kathleen Chevalier; Jonah Mann; Wesley Ng;

Principaux dossiers

    Bennett Jones LLP

    Bennett Jones LLP’s team is geared to handle matters of national and international significance, including cross-border mandates and sizeable portfolio deals, and is also well-versed in developments, transactions, leasing and financings, in addition to the real estate aspects of M&A. The group is co-led nationally by Jane Helmstadter , Ron Barron, Robert Bothwell and Larry Sandrin, a specialist in government approval processes for major development and infrastructure projects. Simon Crawford  is among the standout names within the Ontario market and is often active at retail, sports, entertainment and residential sites, as is Paul Mantini  who leverages a track record of having handled the development and financing components at some of Canada’s most iconic sites. John van Gent  provides the group with formidable financing and work-out transaction capabilities, including syndicated and secured lending, meanwhile, Calgary-based Alixe Cameron delivers distinct expertise in condominium, industrial and farm assets.

    Autres avocats clés:

    Simon Crawford; Paul Mantini; John van Gent; Alixe Cameron; Mark Lewis

    Principaux dossiers

      Goodmans LLP

      Goodmans LLP is a stellar outfit for acquisition, joint venture, sale and financing transactions, counting its commanding position within the REIT and hospitality markets among its key points of differentiation. The team is co-led from Toronto by Ira Barkin, an expert in senior housing, mixed-use and clean energy developments, acquisitions and financings, alongside Tyler D’Angelo who counts leasing, joint ventures, portfolio deals and the real estate aspects of corporate transactions among his core strengths. Counsel Juli Morrow is adept on a number of fronts, including development and management agreements, though is distinctly knowledge of financing and refinancing matters such as mortgage transactions and sale/leasebacks, whereas Fred Rubinoff is famed for his prowess in both residential and commercial development projects. Further standouts include Andrew Wiseman who provides build-to-suit, office, retail and ground leasing capabilities, as well as Bram Green who serves foreign investors, pension funds and development funds on the full array of commercial property matters

      Responsables de la pratique:

      Tyler D’Angelo; Ira Barkin

      Autres avocats clés:

      Juli Morrow; Fred Rubinoff; Andrew Wiseman; Bram Green; Andrew Wiseman; Ira Berg

      Principaux clients

      H&R REIT

      Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust and Minto Properties

      RioCan REIT

      InnVest Hotels

      Canadian Tire Real Estate Limited/CT Real Estate Investment Trust

      Brookfield Asset Management and Brookfield Properties Limited

      OMERS and Oxford Properties Group

      Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

      Menkes Developments

      Welltower Inc.

      Revera Inc.

      Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)

      Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

      Tricon Residential Inc.

      Principaux dossiers

        Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

        Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP offers its knowledge to a broad spectrum of industry players, from pension funds, REITs, property owners and real estate companies through to retailers, energy companies, hospitality companies, healthcare providers and senior housing entities. The practice is chaired by Paul Morassutti, who supplements his commercial property know-how with expertise in contaminated land and environmental affairs, and is especially reputed for its handling of restructuring and insolvency transactions, joint ventures, development projects and financings. Savvas Kotsopoulos is a household name within the retail field, with a prominent record in joint ventures, whereas Stella Di Cresce is particularly active in overseeing sizeable portfolio deals while also delivering an in-depth knowledge of office, retail and industrial leasing.

        Responsables de la pratique:

        Paul Morassutti

        Autres avocats clés:

        Stella Di Cresce ; Rod Davidge; Ryan Nielsen; Chris Barnett; Yan Besner; Bavia Bisetty; Savvas Kotsopoulos

        Principaux clients

        DREAM group of companies

        RBC Global Asset Management

        BentallGreenOak (real estate investment and asset manager with $70 billion AUM)

        Oak Street Real Estate Capital

        Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada

        First Gulf Corporation

        KingSett Capital

        Calgary Municipal Land Corporation

        PRO REIT

        OP Trust/OP Trust Realty Inc.

        Starbucks Coffee Canada Inc.

        CIBC

        Chartwell Retirement Residences

        Choice Properties Real Estate Income Trust

        Boardwalk Real Estate Income Trust

        Blue Vista Capital Management

        Principaux dossiers

          Torys

          Torys serves a roster of owners, developers, investors and lenders, supporting on sales, purchases, joint ventures, large-scale developments and major infrastructure projects. Sabrina Gherbaz is well-regarded for her work on transit-oriented and mixed-use schemes, in addition to her leasing and investment trust work; she serves as practice co-head alongside Graham Rawlinson, an expert in all facets of real estate with specialist knowledge of the retail, hospitality and office sectors. David Dell brings 30 years’ experience in overseeing shopping centre, mixed-use commercial and recreational development projects to the table, meanwhile Andy Gibbons is a star practitioner for real estate matters within the energy field. Named lawyers are based at the Toronto office.

          Responsables de la pratique:

          Sabrina Gherbaz; Graham Rawlinson

          Autres avocats clés:

          David Dell; Andy Gibbons; Simon Knowling; Rose Bailey

          Principaux clients

          Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (“HOOPP”)

          BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp. and the syndicate of underwriters (the “underwriters”)

          George Weston Limited (“George Weston”)

          Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV) and its subsidiary, Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corporation (CEEFC)

          IFM Investors (“IFM”) and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (“Ontario Teachers’”)

          Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

          First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust (First Capital REIT)

          Cadillac Fairview

          Fiera Real Estate Acquisitions Limited

          Principaux dossiers

          • Advising Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan in its proposed sale of a portfolio of eight shopping mall properties in exchange for C$200 million and an approximate 26% interest in Primaris REIT, a newly formed publicly traded REIT focused on owning and managing enclosed shopping centres in Canada having an initial value of C$3.2 billion.
          • Acted for the syndicate of underwriters in Flagship Communities Real Estate Investment Trust’s public offering of 4,500,000 units, inclusive of 500,000 units issued pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, on a bought deal basis at a price of US$18.00 per unit for total gross proceeds of US$81 million.
          • Represented BMO Capital Markets, Scotiabank, RBC Capital Markets and the syndicate of underwriters in Cineplex Inc.’s C$250 million private placement of 7.5% senior secured second lien notes.

          Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

          Borden Ladner Gervais LLP thrives on transactional, financing, development and leasing, include ground leases, subleases, sale-leasebacks and built-to-suit arrangements. The practice is led by David Longcroft, a specialist in relation to the sale, purchase, management and development of hotel assets with the wider team also exceedingly knowledgeable of retail, office, industrial and residential properties.

          Responsables de la pratique:

          David Longcroft

          Autres avocats clés:

          Sylvie Bouvette; Frank Arnone; Brennan Carroll; Catherine Guertin; Jamison Young; Ian Graf; Line Abecassis; Xue Yan

          Principaux clients

          Aéroports de Montréal

          Bell Canada

          Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

          City of Ottawa

          HSBC Bank Canada

          Ivanhoé Cambridge

          K+S Aktiengesellschaft

          Morguard Corporation/Morguard REIT/Temple Hotels

          Oxford Properties

          Parkland Corporation

          QuadReal Property Group and Insurance Corp of BC (ICBC)

          VIA Rail Canada

          Principaux dossiers

            Dentons

            Dentons, one of the globe’s largest firms, is particularly reputed for its planning and development work, though also handles transactional, leasing and financing affairs. The practice, which caters to investors, developers, pension funds and REITs, among others, is headed nationally from Calgary by Clark Kassian, a specialist in asset management, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions. Asset knowledge encompasses retail, office, condominiums, industrial, hotels, shopping centres and industrial sites.

            Responsables de la pratique:

            Clark Kassian

            Autres avocats clés:

            Lyle Zulak; Colin Lipsett; Sheldon Disenhouse; Sonja Homenuck; Philip Rimer; Scott Wilson; Chantal Sylvestre; Jules Mikelberg; Jillian Shortt; Katarzyna Sliwa

            Principaux clients

            Hangang Asset Management Co., Ltd.

            Ovintiv Inc.

            Avenue 31 Capital Inc.

            Menkes Developments Ltd.

            Investment Group Mackenzie Real Property Fund

            Rosefellow Holdings inc.

            Hopewell Developments

            Central Walk

            LaSalle Investment Management

            ClubLink Corporation

            Air Products Canada Ltd.

            Regional Municipality of Niagara

            Principaux dossiers

            • The team was responsible for assisting with structuring Hangang’s investment into Canada. With offices in South Korea, the Cayman Islands and Canada, the firm was distinctly positioned to advise Hangang all aspects of this significant investment into the Canadian market and provide a true ‘end-to-end’ solution.
            • Handled the negotiation and settlement of the wide range of lease, acquisition and financing documents involving Encana Leasehold Limited Partnership and the Ovintiv guarantors to ensure that the sale, concurrent lease, partial concurrent sublease and financing arrangements of the various landlord entities.
            • Advising Avenue 31 in connection with its proposed multi-phase industrial development of the National Capital Business Park in Ottawa, including, Planning Act compliance, and infrastructure and site-specific development / construction, leasing, and financing matters.

            Fasken

            Fielding practitioners in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, Fasken is active on an array of sale, purchase, joint venture, seal leaseback, leasing and financing mandates. The group is co-led by Andrea Centa, who works from Toronto and is adept in supporting both domestic and overseas investors, as well as Montreal-based Mariella Lo Papa who delivers formidable retail leasing capabilities; she is based alongside market veteran Richard Clare whose expertise encompasses portfolio transactions, financing, joint venture structures and major developments.

            Responsables de la pratique:

            Andrea Centa; Mariella Lo Papa

            Autres avocats clés:

            Sarah Batut; Richard Clare; Maria Holder; Nicolas Leblanc; Paul Logan; Elias Retsinas; Allyson Roy; Marie-Andrée Thibault

            Les références

            ‘The Fasken Real Estate Team is the best department/firm that I have worked with in ensuring a consistent delivery of service across the country. I have engaged their lawyers in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, and they have done a great job of communicating my company’s expectations and practices within the firm so that I did not need to start fresh every time I worked with a new office. The team also sets itself apart in terms of the diversity of its lawyers and the number of females that are leading the offices. My company and I have greatly appreciated Fasken’s commitment to diversity and the difference/improvement in tone that brings to our conversations. In addition to the foregoing, the Fasken Real Estate Team in Toronto provides quality advice and work product, and probably the most responsive service I receive anywhere in the country (particularly from Andrea Centa).’

            ‘Andrea Centa is our company’s relationship partner, as well as the main partner who works on our real estate files, and she is incredible. Her responsiveness is unparalleled and she is excellent at both educating and providing advice to my company’s business teams. She also has incredible attention to detail and provides top-level advice on challenging files. Finally, Andrea does a great job staffing her files with qualified juniors to ensure that work is appropriately distributed and to ensure that we are charged a reasonable amount for the work that her team does for us.’

            ‘Strong and integrated team, collaborative internally and with clients, highly responsive and good line of sight into the real estate market across Canada.’

            ‘Andrea Centa provides timely and robust legal advice across real estate sectors and always finds a practical solution. She partners very effectively with internal counsel on matters and involves internal counsel at the right level.’

            ‘The team is filled with problem solvers. Individuals who are open to change and think strategically about how to approach new challenges.

            ‘Their fees are very competitive based on the service offering provided.’

            ‘I work most closely with Andrea Centa and Allyson Roy who are extremely sharp and details oriented ensuring that no stone is left unturned and we are absolutely comfortable as we due diligence an asset purchase. I feel completely comfortable with this team to ensure that the small elements of each deal and relationship will be managed with a strong duty of care. They are also both great deal lawyers in that they understand when to push back against a counterparts position and when to work to acquiesce to cut the deal.’

             

            Principaux clients

            Oxford Properties Group and PSP Investment

            Ivanhoe Cambridge

            Broccolini Construction Inc.

            Canada Lands Company Limited and its subsidiaries, Canada Lands Company CLC Limited/Société immobilière du Canada CLC limitée, Parc Downsview Park Inc. and Old Port of Montréal Corporation Inc./ Société du Vieux-Port de Montréal inc.

            National Bank of Canada

            Lafarge Canada Inc.

            TD Asset Management Inc.

            Morguard Corporation

            Fengate Capital Management Ltd./ Fengate Asset Management

            Carttera Management Inc./ Carttera Private Equities Inc.

            Principaux dossiers

            • Represented the three co-owners of Quartier DIX30, a lifestyle shopping centre situated in Brossard Québec, in connection with the refinancing of Phase III of the centre known as Square DIX30.
            • Assisted Ivanhoe Cambridge in connection with the renewal, amendment and restatement of its Sustainable Revolving Credit Facility with Natixis, and with the amendment of a number of other credit agreements to include Sustainable Margin Adjustment mechanisms in its revolving credit facilities with a number of its corporate lenders, including Bank of Montreal, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole (CA-CIB), Desjardins and the Bank of Nova Scotia.
            • Advised Carttera with regards to the acquisition and disposition of various properties in Ontario.

            Gowling WLG

            A global firm headquartered in Canada, Gowling WLG serves a roster of development companies, domestic and international pension funds, national retailers, REITs and financial institutions, among others; its team is adept in a plethora of matters from leasing, transactions and developments through to land-use, joint venture and co-ownership structures. Joel Camley, based in Vancouver, is well-versed in mixed-use, office tower, airport and hotel assets, serving as practice co-head alongside Michael Polowin, an Ottawa lawyer who leverages a track record in supporting at all stages of significant development projects.

            Responsables de la pratique:

            Joel Camley; Michael Polowin

            Autres avocats clés:

            Murray Braaten; Rosa Lupo; Sylvia Adriano; Susan Rosen; Syll Kushner; Pamela Green; Robert Farmer; Mark Giavedoni; Paulina Kam

            Les références

            ‘The practice is conventional but it is good and very acceptable. the team is easy to work with and often tries to keep the cost down.’

            ‘Paulina Kam is very easy to talk to and respectful of clients. Generally gives good recommendations otherwise would consult with other colleague such as Murray Braaten who is very knowledgeable on the Real Estate field.’

            ‘Excellent reputation of the firm, depth of coverage and capabilities.’

            ‘Robert Farmer is an outstanding lawyer who is my go to Trusted Partner and advisor for all RBC transactions. He depth of knowledge on RBC policy and practices is immense, and always provide excellent guidance when presenting the bank. He is well respected in the industry and always considers the position of the opposing counsel and their client to see an amicable and reasonable outcome for all.’

             

            Principaux clients

            SHAPE Properties Corp.

            Dava Developments Ltd.

            Meridian Credit Union Limited

            Campus Developments (Global) Inc.

            Principaux dossiers

            • Counsel to SHAPE Properties Corp. on all real estate aspects and on preliminary syndicated financing for The City of Lougheed, a $7 billion redevelopment of a suburban shopping district in Burnaby, British Columbia
            • Counsel to Campus Developments (Global) Inc. in the acquisition, financing and real estate development matters for The Revalie (Ottawa), a 1410 bed mixed-use student housing development that once complete will be the largest privately owned student housing property in Canada.
            • Counsel to InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust which, together with Crestpoint Real Estate Investments Ltd., acquired a portfolio of 15 multi-family residential properties in Metro Vancouver for a combined purchase price of $292.5 million.

            Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

            The team at Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is particularly accomplished within the Ontario market, routinely acting on an array of financing, commercial acquisition and disposition, land development, leasing and joint venture affairs. Jonathan Freeman leads the practice, calling upon his expertise in senior housing, office, shopping centre and multifamily residential assets. Clients of the group include educational and public institutions, Crown corporations, commercial investors, REITs and national retailers.

            Responsables de la pratique:

            Jonathan Freeman

            Autres avocats clés:

            David Redmond; Andrew Salem; Armen Khajetoorian

            Principaux clients

            First National Financial LP

            Portage Capital Corporation

            The Great-West Life Assurance Company

            University of Toronto

            Infrastructure Ontario

            The TDL Group Corp. (Tim Hortons)

            CMLS Financial Ltd.

            Mattamy Development Corporation

            Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada

            Adgar Investments & Development Ltd.

            DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

            DLA Piper (Canada) LLP possesses an in-depth knowledge of the retail, transport, forestry, health, port and infrastructure sectors, leveraging its extensive international footprint and cross-sector capabilities to provide a comprehensive real estate service. The group acts on sales, acquisition, development, joint venture, financing and commercial leasing affairs and is led from Vancouver by Mark Schmidt, a lawyer with expertise in both corporate/commercial and real estate law.

            Responsables de la pratique:

            Mark Schmidt

            Autres avocats clés:

            Justin Mooney; Nicholas Chan; Franco Trasolini; Catherine Gibson; Richard Lord

            Principaux clients

            Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC

            StorageVault Canada Inc

            VPC Group Inc.

            Aqua Resort Ltd.

            Mission Group Enterprises Ltd.‎ ‎

            Principaux dossiers

              Lawson Lundell LLP

              Operating from Vancouver, Lawson Lundell LLP’s real estate team is acclaimed for its transactional, leasing, development, redevelopment, real estate litigation, property tax, financing and ownership structuring capabilities. Practice head Peter Tolensky is a key port of call for office, retail and industrial leasing and is likewise relied upon by utility, mining, and pipeline companies.

              Responsables de la pratique:

              Peter Tolensky

              Autres avocats clés:

              Jack Yong; Shaun Partridge KC; Aubrey Guild-Young; Maxwell Carroll; Chad Travis

              Les références

              ‘wide coverage of different subjects and fields, all the team members are very efficient, with excellent professional knowledge.’

              ‘Jack Yong is the team leader, he is very organized, professional, with deep knowledge, pays attention to a lot of details and provides fast response.’

              Principaux dossiers