Planning, rezonings, subdivisions, infrastructure construction and site sales, from concept to completion, of Marathon Realty's Coal Harbour Project, including all negotiations with City of Vancouver through five major rezonings, joint ventures and co-ownership agreements, governance, corporate re-organizations, and dispositions, generating land sale proceeds from residential, office, hotel, marina and convention centre development sites, and overall project development values exceeding $4 billion.
Development, leasing, financing, subdivision and sales of Marathon Realty BC office buildings including all dealings with B.C. Transit/TransLink on public transit guideways and stations.
Negotiation of construction, management and financing agreements for Freshwater and Wastewater Treatment Facilities on Vancouver Island and elsewhere in British Columbia on behalf of private and public entities.
Advising Project Management Team on major real property issues relating to Canada Line Rapid Transit P3 Project.
Future Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion Projects: currently advising B.C. Pavilion Corporation in connection with contemplated expansions of the Vancouver Convention Centre and a related hotel precinct project, in cooperation with Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.
Vancouver Convention Centre (Vancouver): advising Marathon Realty on the development of the entirety of Coal Harbour, concluding with the rezoning, subdivision and sale to the Province of the Vancouver Convention Centre (West) site. Subsequently, advising B.C. Pavilion Corporation on the Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion project, through design, permits, construction and commissioning of the Expansion to serve the 2010 Olympic Games and the Greater Vancouver region afterwards.
Advising BC PavCo renovation transactions and projects, including BC Place Stadium upgrade agreements and RFPs, ground leases, rezonings, subdivisions, servicing and development agreements for development of BC Place adjacent lands for casino-hotel and district energy utilities projects.
Advising Ivanhoe Cambridge on Oakridge Centre Master Planning Agreements.
Advising CN Real Estate and Canada Lands Company in connection with various land and building developments and sales, including 401 Burrard Street, Pacific Business Centre, Glenlyon Business Park, Bayside Village (Victoria), CFB Chilliwack, CMHC Lands and Building Portfolio, 900 Howe Street, Garden City Lands Richmond and other projects.
Negotiation of construction, management and financing agreements for P3 Sports Complexes in Lower Mainland municipalities.
Advising private and public entities on utilities and telecom rights of way, licenses and Municipal Access Agreements.
Advising private and public entities and Crown corporations on acquisitions of federal and provincial lands within harbours and water courses.
Advising on purchase and sale of various Metro Vancouver office towers, hotels, retail complexes, business and industrial parks for Canadian national and overseas investors.
Participation with Business Council of British Columbia, and Urban Development Institute and other institutions in lobbying and negotiations with governments in connection with amendments to provincial legislation.
Advising on all real estate and related asset issues in connection with purchase of Douglas Lake Ranch, Canada's largest operating fee simple/leasehold/grazing license cattle ranch.
Advising Health Care Authorities and Charitable Societies and Foundations on Real Estate issues in connection with Health Care Capital Projects.
Advising Vancouver Community College Project Team on redevelopment projects at King Edward and Downtown Campuses.
Advising various organizations on First Nations joint ventures and other co-operative commercial projects and enterprises.
Advising Aspac Developments on rezonings and development of River Green Project, Richmond BC and other projects.
Advising School Boards on assemblies for school projects.
Participation and advice on rezonings, acquisitions, development, leasing and sale of BC Enterprise Corporation land assets (including Songhees Master Project in Victoria).
Completion of complex and prominent rezonings, subdivision and sales of Molson Arbutus Industrial Lands on West Side of Vancouver.
Advising on sale of Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver and World Trade Centre Office Complex and (more recently) advising on purchase and sale of nine other Vancouver area hotels.