Commercial Real Estate
The Minden Gross Commercial Real Estate Services Group represents developers, owners and tenants of commercial and industrial properties, shopping centres and condominiums. Our lawyers in this group have broad experience in construction, development agreements, including land acquisition and assembly, zoning matters and land use matters, joint ventures, ground leases, construction contracts and property management.
The Group has a very significant institutional real estate practice representing high profile REITs and other public real estate entities, banks, trust companies and insurance companies. We provide counsel for lenders and borrowers in structuring, restructuring, negotiating, implementing and completing a wide variety of transactions, including acquisitions, sales and various financing strategies for real estate projects.
Our Group is pleased to have been designated by Royal Bank of Canada as designated counsel in lending, litigation and bankruptcy/insolvency, work out and enforcement matters.
The Commercial Real Estate Services Group consists of leading practitioners including David M. Kutner, Leonard E. Baranek, Steven I. Pearlstein and Ronald Molson who represent some of Canada's major real estate and banking institutions. The group is led by Reuben Rosenblatt, an acknowledged leader in Canadian real estate practice. In addition to serving as a professor of real estate law for more than 20 years, and as a distinguished contributor to, and editor of academic journals, Mr. Rosenblatt is the first recipient of the Canadian Bar Association's (Ontario Division) Award of Excellence in Real Estate. He is also the recipient of the Osgoode Hall Law School Award of Excellence in teaching.