Mark Lewis practises in the areas of real estate development, commercial lending and commercial real estate leasing, with an emphasis on residential, commercial and resort developments, and commercial financing transactions.
Having worked on numerous projects for developers and lenders, Mark has extensive experience in the following areas: structuring co-ownership, joint venture, limited partnership and limited liability partnership relationships for real estate development projects; representing institutional lenders in real estate financing transactions; representing private capital lenders in connection with mezzanine, equity and profit participation loans; representing surety companies in deposit protection insurance transactions; representing both landlords and tenants in commercial, retail and industrial leasing transactions and advising clients with respect to zoning, bylaw and other real estate regulatory compliance matters.
What Clients Say
"Mark's experience is invaluable to our business. He is quick to respond with advice and solutions that make sense and protect our company."
Mark also has extensive experience in the investigation, acquisition and transfer of government land tenures and sale / lease-back transactions involving industrial properties, including port leases and subleases, and properties with substantial environmental concerns.
Mark is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Mortgage Investment Association of British Columbia, a board member and Chair of the Legal Issues Committee of the Urban Development Institute—Pacific Region and a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.