925 West Georgia St, Suite 1600, Cathedral Pl, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1983 (BC)
Ed practises in the real estate and municipal law fields. He assists clients with development of industrial sites and industrial parks, and the subdivision and redevelopment of pulp mills, saw mills and other industrial sites. Ed has assisted clients with respect to a number of linear projects including rapid transit lines, electrical transmission projects, natural gas and oil pipelines, run-of-river hydro projects, and wind energy farms, as well as related projects such as bio-mass electrical generation plants and LNG plants and PPP Projects. He has assisted in commercial lease negotiations for tenants and landlords, and developed standard form documentation in the real estate and strata management fields. Ed has been involved in large land assemblies and the development and marketing of subdivisions, bare land strata plans, condominium projects, strata title hotels, office complexes, and shopping centres, as well as real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financings. Ed is a leading expert in the wind-up and redevelopment of strata corporations. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for Real Estate Law and Municipal Law and by Chambers Canada for Real Estate Law. He is called to the British Columbia Bar (1983).
On June 22, 2018, Axium Infrastructure (Axium) and Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife), through a special-purpose acquisition vehicle Northwestern Hydro Acquisition Co Inc., completed their acquisition of a 35% indirect equity interest in the Northwest British Columbia Hydroelectric Facilities (the Facilities) from AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas).