Jeffrey Merrick

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3
Phone: (604) 631-3386
Fax: (604) 631-3309

Jeff is the Chair of the Blakes Infrastructure Group and head of the Vancouver Real Estate Group. He has substantial expertise in developing, buying, selling, leasing and financing major commercial real estate and infrastructure projects. Jeff has particular expertise in P3s and AFPs, including all aspects of major design, build, finance and operate projects working with private partners and governments to deliver infrastructure assets using private financing. His clients include private equity funds, major Canadian pension funds and their advisers, as well as other private investors and significant developers and users of real estate and infrastructure projects. Jeff's recent experience extends to major transportation projects such as the Sea to Sky Highway and Port Mann Bridge/Highway 1 improvement project in British Columbia, energy projects, including the John Hart Rehabilitation Project and LNG Canada's LNG project in Kitimat, BC. Jeff is a contributing author to a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) publication of annotated commercial lease precedents. Jeff is also a member of NAIOP, a North American association of businesses and individuals in the commercial real estate industry, and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centres.

Year Called to the Bar:1990 (ON); 1992 (BC)
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