Commercial & Residential Real Estate

Commercial Leasing

We have significant experience in the field of commercial leasing and property management. Our team advises and acts for developers, lenders, property and asset managers, landlords, and tenants of all types of office, industrial, and retail properties.

Our comprehensive knowledge of the business aspects of leasing enables us to offer value-added counsel and excellent service in negotiating leases and related agreements, structuring transactions and enforcement of landlord and tenant rights and remedies. We act for landlords and tenants in preparing and negotiating routine and complex commercial leases and related documentation for retail, office and industrial premises. We provide expert legal advice on lease defaults, risk allocation, insolvency matters and the interpretation of all aspects of leases, including in relation to maintenance and repair obligations and operating cost/realty tax disputes.

Our commercial leasing services include:

  • Commercial landlord & tenant matters
  • Retail leasing (enclosed centres, strip plazas and free-standing buildings)
  • Office leasing
  • Industrial leasing
  • Ground leases
  • Lease interpretation including advising on special rights (exclusives, terminations, area calculations), operating cost/realty tax issues, risk allocations, maintenance and repair obligations
  • Lease defaults, termination and eviction