333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1990 (ON)
Partner and co-head of Goodmans' Real Estate Group. Practises commercial real estate, property development, leasing, construction and real estate, and structured finance law. Acts for owners, developers, joint ventures, partnerships, REITs, and pension funds in the acquisition, development, financing, and disposition of real estate matters. Also has expertise in the acquisition, divestiture, and financing of real estate portfolios. Extensive experience in complex real estate financing transactions, acting for borrowers, lenders, underwriters, and issuers. Has substantial expertise in leasehold financing transactions. Construction law expertise includes acting for owners on design-build, fixed price, GMP, and construction management contracts. Also acts for landlords and tenants on leasing matters, including single tenant building leases, build-to-suit leases, ground leases, office leases, and retail leases. Recognized as a leading real estate lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Canada, and Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers. Also recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Property Development and Property Leasing.
The Kilmer Group jointly with Bell Canada acquired the Toronto Argonauts Football Club of the Canadian Football League (CFL) from sports entrepreneur David Braley. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Canadian Pacific and Dream Unlimited Corp. completed the formation of a joint venture, called Dream Van Horne Properties (DREAM VHP), which was created to generate long-term shareholder value from CP’s surplus real estate.