When drafting or negotiating leases, the best advice to give to your client is to always consider the questions WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, WHY and HOW in connection with every issue that is relevant to the offer to lease or the lease
The demand for REIT securities is such that it is leading to the listing on the stock exchange of new real estate investment funds owning foreign property.
In 2006, the City of Brampton decided it needed an outdoor 1,500 m² concrete lacrosse pad.
Davis LLP's Carlos Mendes discusses the B.C. Court of Appeal decision in Tang v. Zhang in the article "Guaranteeing Performance," which appears in the June 2013 of BarTalk magazine.
Mixed use development is on the rise in North America and includes a variety of significant considerations.
Landlords and tenants often seek advice on what happens when the tenant wishes to remain in the leased premises after the lease term expires, but the parties have not extended or renewed the lease.
An irregularly-shaped piece of land within a large plan of subdivision, named Lake Shore Promenade (the "Promenade"), was dedicated to the Township of Oro (the "Township") in 1914.
The Supreme Court of Canada released a decision with significant consequences for real estate developers using single-purpose corporations.
When negotiating a lease, a landlord may require that the tenant provide security for the performance of the tenant’s obligations under the lease.
With three large universities and numerous colleges located in the City of Toronto and a dearth of student residences to provide accommodation, the demand for student residence rooms appears to be perpetually high.
A discussion based on the recent decision in Antrim Truck Centre Ltd. v. Ontario.
The City is required by the Planning Act to give notice of the passing of the By-law, not later than 15 days after its passage.
In 2011 the City of Toronto (the "City") commenced review of its Official Plan (the "OP Review").
On March 18, 2013, the "Regulation to improve building safety" came into force in Quebec.
When a lender takes a mortgage on a property where a prior mortgage is already registered on title, one of the central concerns of the lender should be whether the prior mortgage secures a running account or is otherwise readvanceable.
A recent decision issued by the Ontario Municipal Board highlights an opportunity for developers who feel they have been overcharged for parkland dedication fees in Ontario.
The Ministry of Infrastructure for the Province of Ontario issued a consultation paper entitled "Revitalizing Forfeited Corporate Property" in October 2012, setting out a wide variety of possible changes to the existing system governing the forfeiture, disposition, management and sale of property of dissolved corporations in Ontario.
Following a recent case, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released "Parsons Precast Inc. v. Sbrissa", another decision involving a landlord and tenant fighting over the cost of parking lot work.
A discussion relating to the things a lien claimant must do in order to assert the lien and then to keep it alive.
When purchasing a home, the purchaser should be aware that the doctrine of "Caveat Emptor" or "let the buyer beware" generally applies to the sale of a property.