Lawson Lundell welcomes Peter Tolensky
Lawson Lundell is pleased to welcome Peter M. Tolensky as a partner to the Firm.
Peter has an active commercial real estate and development practice, advising clients in a variety of corporate matters for mixed use, residential, commercial and industrial real estate projects. Peter assists with acquisitions, municipal entitlements (including heritage incentives), subdivisions (including air space subdivisions and strata titling) and multi-family and industrial strata titled project sales matters. He also provides counsel to borrowers with their acquisition, construction and other financing facilities and has negotiated a significant number of retail, office and industrial leases for landlords and tenants. Peter also plays an active role in developing appropriate corporate structures for various real estate transactions, including the formation of limited partnerships, joint ventures and bare trusts.
“Peter is an excellent addition to our Firm and brings an added dimension to our established Real Estate practice” said John Smith, Managing Partner of Lawson Lundell. “Our Firm is very positive about the future of real estate in British Columbia, and we are well positioned to assist with continuing developments in the Province.”
Peter is co-chair of the CBA/BCLS Air-Space Subdivision Task Force and is a past chair of the Canadian Bar Association, Vancouver Real Property Subsection. Peter was recognized as a “Top Forty under 40” young business professional by Business in Vancouver in 2008 and is a contributing author to the British Columbia Due Diligence Deskbook. Peter is also a member of the Urban Development Institute, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and International Council of Shopping Centers.
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