has a national real estate group that provides sophisticated but practical real estate expertise and advice to real estate investors and key industry players on the acquisition, disposition, municipal land use, development, financing and leasing of all classes of real estate. The firm provides full ... real estate capabilities and top-tier practices in Montréal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. The key areas of practice in relation to the real estate sector are acquisitions and divestitures, auction processes, brownfield redevelopments, commercial leasing, construction contracts, construction finance, distressed real estate, due diligence, engineering and environmental audits, environmental assessments and permits, investment structuring, joint ventures, land use planning and development, landlord-tenant disputes, procurement, project finance, reciprocal easement agreements, security enforcement and title searches. The real estate group provides tailored and integrated advice to a variety of clients, including non-taxable institutional investors, publicly traded REITs, investment funds, private equity firms and foreign investors. It has particular experience in spin-off, sale/leaseback and other innovative transactions.