199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2010 (ON)
Neil Shapiro is a partner in the Real Estate
Group. His practice focuses on commercial real estate, construction, infrastructure projects, public–private partnerships, commercial leasing, and real property financing. His real estate practice includes all aspects involving the purchase, sale, financing, leasing, and development of all asset classes, including retail and commercial, industrial and office, multi-residential, and hospitality. Neil also has extensive expertise in the construction and infrastructure sectors, and regularly advises and assists a variety of clients on a full spectrum of construction-related matters, including procurement, drafting, and negotiation of construction contracts, construction liens, and dispute management.
On February 27, 2015, Calgary-based Newalta Corporation (Newalta) completed the sale of its Industrial Division to Revolution Acquisition LP (Revolution), a subsidiary of Toronto-based Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc. (Birch Hill), for cash proceeds of $300 million. The Industrial Division is comprised of several business streams including major facilities and assets located across Canada. The sale creates a new stand-alone company, Terrapure Environmental, which has its headquarters in Burlington, Ontario.