Senior partner of the firm’s Real Estate Group with over 30 years of experience. Practice is primarily concerned with commercial real estate matters, including land assemblies, subdivisions (including air space parcel subdivisions), bare land strata plans, developments (office, retail, institutional, hotel, industrial, recreational, residential and governmental), real estate acquisitions, financings, sales, leasing and structuring forms of ownership and transactions. Acts for construction, take-out and inventory lenders and borrowers. Works closely with clients to ensure that advice given is appropriate, effective and timely. Member of CBA and its real property, banking, municipal, environmental and business law subsections. Co-author (with Michael Kalef) of Financing Real Estate Joint Ventures. Member of the Editorial Board for BC Commercial Leasing — Annotated Precedents and the British Columbia Air Space Subdivision Task Force. Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, Community Service Award recipient for 2006. President of the TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2013. Cellular: (604) 970-0079.
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