Whether it’s industrial, office or retail, Mark Christensen brings the strategic knowledge clients need to tackle complex real estate deals.
Mark leads the firm’s Real Property and Planning Group in Calgary. His practice primarily focuses on commercial real estate transactions in all asset classes. He regularly acts for major Canadian developers, lenders, and borrowers as they navigate complex commercial acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financial lending issues.
Mark has a reputation for exceptional deal making. He partners with clients, distilling complexities and helping them navigate even the most complex transactions. As a trusted advisor to a broad array of developers, he provides practical and actionable counsel during all aspects of land assembly, financing and leasing. He also acts for lenders and borrowers during the procurement of construction and acquisition loans, and guides his clients through issues related to corporate and ownership matters, including partnership, joint venture and co-ownership agreements.
Mark has specialized experience working on deals surrounding senior assisted living spaces, and has represented owners and operators of both private and government-funded facilities. Clients turn to Mark for deals involving various governmental departments as well as intricate privacy, tax and employment issues.
Mark is on the Board of Directors for the Calgary chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centres. He is a member of the Canada Bar Association and the Calgary Bar Association. He attended the University of Alberta where he received his LLB in 2003, and a BSc in 1999.