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Real Property Acquisitions & Dispositions

Experienced guidance for your complex deals

With decades of experience managing large-scale, multi-jurisdictional transactions, buyers and sellers of commercial real estate worldwide turn to us to close their most difficult deals. From start to finish, our team provides practical guidance and real and creative solutions to close the deal - on time, on budget and with long-term success top-of-mind.

" Real Estate Law Firm of the Year "
Chambers Canada Awards

Private and publicly traded investors, pension funds, REITs, developers and governmental bodies worldwide rely on us for their most important and complex real estate transactions. Our team is exceptionally experienced in the acquisition and disposition, individually and on a portfolio basis, of all types of real estate including:

  • office buildings;
  • industrial properties;
  • development properties;
  • shopping centres;
  • hotels;
  • mixed-use development
  • apartment buildings;
  • seniors housing;
  • resort developments;
  • resource properties; and
  • infrastructure projects.

Solutions for every challenge

Leveraging diverse and hands-on experience and strong technical skills, we identify issues early, focus on the important ones, and formulate a strategic plan to minimize your risk. As a national firm with leading expertise across all critical areas affecting real estate acquisitions and dispositions, we unite the right resources to best represent your needs. For example: 

  • Our tax lawyers add value by identifying permissible methods of minimizing and deferring taxes and implementing structures that achieve your unique goals.
  • When appropriate, we engage our Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation team to assist pension funds that invest in real estate to ensure compliance with national and provincial rules to retain their tax-exempt status.
  • Public companies and equity investors trust our securities expertise to ensure they comply with current provincial securities regulatory requirements.

Collaborating with principals, consultants and advisors globally, our cross-border experience enables us to tackle complex transaction challenges with unrivaled insight, offering you timely, strategic solutions.

After your transaction closes you have access to ongoing support for any aspect of asset operation requiring legal assistance.

Comprehensive counsel, vision, and experience gained from simply doing more deals - we have the skills needed to help you close your deals.