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Representing Builders & Developers

Since 1976, the lawyers at Merovitz Potechin LLP have actively worked with many of the region's most successful home, condominium and commercial developers. Reliable, trustworthy and diligent, our lawyers have been instrumental in the growth of Ottawa's residential and commercial communities.

Our law firm assists builders and developers with a variety of matters, including:

Freehold Developments

For residential builders and developers, our team can help with:

  • The acquisition of vacant land
  • Land assemblies
  • Land purchase financing
  • Conversion of property title into Land Titles Absolute Plus in preparation for a Plan of Subdivision
  • Preparing documents to be registered on title in accordance with municipal and/or regulatory requirements (including the preparation of restrictive covenants, easements and/or rights of way)
  • Construction financing
  • Preparing new home purchase and sale agreements
  • Conveyancing of lots to new home purchasers (closing transactions)
  • Preparing co-tenancy and joint venture agreements amongst investors

Condominium Developments

For condominium builders and developers, our team can help with:

  • General guidance with respect to the mandatory provisions of the Condominium Act, 1998, S.O. 1998 c.19.
  • Conversion of property title into Land Titles Absolute Plus in preparation for a condominium plan
  • Drafting of condominium organizing documents such as the declaration, bylaws and disclosure documentation
  • Preparing documents to be registered on title in accordance with municipal and/or regulatory requirements (including common elements agreements)
  • Serving as trustee for purchaser deposits

Commercial Developments

The unique services that we offer in support of commercial development include:

  • Drafting customized agreements of purchase or sale and lease agreements
  • Reviewing offers to lease and other tenant proposals, including assistance with tenant negotiation
  • Preparing and reviewing tenant estoppels
  • Reviewing and giving opinions on existing leases

Discuss Your Legal Options

We are here to help you by providing sensible advice and personal attention. Learn more about how we can assist you by calling 877-612-1123 to arrange a consultation or contact us online.