Mark Lewis is the Practice Group Leader for the Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Group of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG). Mark practises in the areas of real estate development, commercial lending and commercial real estate leasing, with an emphasis on residential, commercial and resort developments, and commercial financing transactions.
Having worked on numerous projects for developers and lenders, Mark has extensive experience in the following areas: structuring co-ownership, joint venture, limited partnership and limited liability partnership relationships for real estate development projects; representing private capital lenders in connection with mezzanine, equity and profit participation loans; representing conduit lenders and both institutional and private construction lenders; representing both landlords and tenants in commercial, retail and industrial leasing transactions. Mark also has extensive experience in the investigation, acquisition and transfer of government land tenures and sale / lease-back transactions involving industrial properties, including port leases and subleases, and properties with substantial environmental concerns.
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