Commercial Real Estate

When the stakes are high, top real estate players across Canada and the US turn to our team. Our sights are always on the deal as we fearlessly tackle issues and negotiate agreements that work.

Complex transactions involving significant properties and portfolios call for a team with broad expertise in tax, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, capital markets and environmental law. Whatever kind of challenge you’re taking on – acquisition, disposition, joint venture, financing, construction and development, or creating a REIT – you can count on us for agility and speed, grounded in deep experience.

We’ve forged long-standing relationships with many of the largest and most sophisticated institutional real estate investors and developers. And we advise most of the country’s largest pension funds and institutional investors, both domestically and internationally. Immersing ourselves in your issues, we make complicated legal situations clear, pay close attention to the details and help you build a sound strategy for what comes next.

Representative Work

Redbourne Realty Fund IV, 2017

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund IV in connection with the formation of a $75-million private equity real estate fund.

Ivanhoé Cambridge, 2017

Acting for Ivanhoé Cambridge in connection with its development of an integrated multi-tower office complex/public transit hub development straddling both sides of Toronto's Union Station rail corridor. A highly visible pair of innovative office towers on a 3 million square foot downtown campus, Bay Park Centre is the result of a joint effort between global real estate leaders Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines, and the last remaining office development with a commercially renowned Bay Street address.

Key Contacts

Robert T. Bauer
Robert T. Bauer

Partner

416.863.5552

Gregory J. Howard
Gregory J. Howard

Partner

416.863.5580

Gregory G. Southam
Gregory G. Southam

Partner

416.367.6986

Elias Benhamou
Elias Benhamou

Partner

514.841.6427

Joseph Jarjour
Joseph Jarjour

Partner

514.841.6545