The global commercial residential real estate industry operates in a constant state of flux. Turbulent markets and challenging economic conditions require cutting-edge legal strategies and solutions. When new opportunities arise, pursue them with passion and drive alongside Dentons. Our team of legal advisors possesses the depth of experience you need to navigate commercial residential development and ownership landscape with assurance, foresight and agility.
At Dentons, we act for all types of builders, developers and owners of commercial residential property, as well as lenders and investors in this sector. Whether your project involves creation or investment in apartments, single-family homes, condominium units, town- or row houses or other residential structures, our team can guide you from land assembly, entitlement and approvals, construction and management to marketing and sale, providing you with the advice and service you need to make your project a success.
If you require practical, timely advice to resolve construction disputes or regulatory compliance issues, or if you need a skilled negotiator to assist you with your acquisition, sale, financing or investment in commercial residential real estate, our team is here to help. For further advice relating to your residential property needs, leverage Dentons’ complete legal services in areas such as tax-efficient development, ownership and sale structures, environmental compliance and dispute resolution.
Our extensive industry knowledge means that we can anticipate and respond to commercial residential real estate issues with speed and confidence. Collaborating with you during all phases of the development process and in your ownership and management of these assets, we listen and respond to your specific goals and needs, allowing you to gain innovative and practical strategies from lawyers who understand the complexities and nuances of the commercial residential real estate business.
- Renova-StroyGroup: Advising on the conclusion of a second development contract in St. Petersburg to build a new residential complex on Petrovsky Island, including drafting all the transaction documentation, carrying out complex due diligence of the property (land plots and buildings in the historical part of St. Petersburg) and the corporate status of the rights holder. According to preliminary estimates, the project will be worth more than $80 million. This deal shows once again that our experience in real estate transactions means we can handle projects of any degree of difficulty.
- Wilmott Dixon Regeneration Ltd.: Advising on the regeneration of a mixed-use project on two Central London sites, which includes the creation of a new leisure center, community facilities, sale and affordable housing, and commercial retail space involving HS2 Ltd. and a developer-led procurement strategy.
November 26, 2012
In any investment climate, real estate is a vital component of a well-rounded portfolio. It is also a sector that brings a host of unique challenges and opportunities. The lawyers and professionals in Dentons' global Real Estate practice examine a wide array of real estate-related issues in this round-up of hot topics from around the world. Read more
October 4, 2012
In this issue of Focus on Real Estate, the following items are discussed: Case Comment: Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board - Janet MacNeil and Harkiran Bains; Why Landlords Should Think Twice Before Terminating - Andrew Prior and Jennifer Wong; That’s Unreasonable! Where’s My Consent? - Sonja Homenuck and Ryan Maynard; Emphytheusis and Transfer Duties: How Long Until We See Reform? - Frédérique Geoffrion-Brossard and Mylany David ; Recent Highlights for the National Real Estate Group at Dentons. Read more
In this issue of Focus on Real Estate, the following items are discussed:City of Toronto Zoning By-Law Update, New Heritage Official Plan Policies For The City of Toronto, Creditor Priority as between Factoring Companies and Lienholders in the Wake of the Alberta Decision in Van T Holdings Inc. v. KCS Equipment Ltd. and Calculating a Tenant’s Share of Realty Taxes: A Review of the Case Law Considering the Use of Working Papers. Read more