Eric Carmona is a senior member of the Real Estate Group. His practice includes 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, hotels, and secured lending. Eric has extensive experience in joint venture structuring, portfolio acquisitions, financings and restructurings (acting for 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. Eric 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 and has been named as “the leading real estate lawyer in the country” by Who’s Who Legal 2017. He is the 2012 and 2013 winner of the International Law Office’s Client Choice Guide award for Real Estate, member of The Law Society of Ontario and the National Association of Industrial and Office and Retail Properties (NAIOP).