Eric Carmona is a partner in the Toronto office and a senior member of the Real Estate Group. His practice encompasses all aspects of real property transactions, including the purchase, sale and financing of commercial office complexes, retail shopping centres, multi-family residential properties, student housing residences, retirement and long-term care residences and hotels, as well as secured lending. He has extensive experience in joint venture structuring, portfolio acquisitions, financings and restructurings (acting on behalf of both lending syndicates and corporate borrowers), and also practises corporate commercial law, with an emphasis on the acquisition and/or privatization of public real estate enterprises. He has had significant exposure to a wide variety of transactional work for both private and public companies and REITs. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, Chambers Canada and Chambers Global: Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Real Estate. He is the winner of the International Law Office’s Client Choice Guide award for Real Estate and a member of The Law Society of Upper Canada and other prominent industry associations.