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Chris Huband

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Chris Huband, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Chris has more than 30 years of experience in completing commercial real estate transactions. His practice focuses on the acquisition and disposition of commercial properties, including office buildings, shopping centers, development properties, apartments and industrial buildings. Chris advises pension funds and their advisors concerning the various rules relating to real estate investments by pension funds. He also practises in the areas of mortgage financing, real estate joint ventures and the development of real property. His recent transactions include the purchase of an undivided 30 per cent interest in the six-tower Toronto-Dominion Centre and a nearby downtown Toronto development site on behalf of Ontario Pension Board and the sale of an undivided 50 per cent interest in a 4.2 million square foot portfolio of seven office buildings located in Toronto and Calgary on behalf of Oxford Properties Group.

Year Called to the Bar:1985 (ON)
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-2758
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: chris.huband@blakes.com

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