Land Development

For your land development legal needs, lean on the McQuarrie team to understand your objectives and help you get the job done.

Covering All Your Land Development Needs

Our commercial real estate services are comprehensive, allowing us to effectively assist our clients with the acquisition, development, and disposition of property.

Our Specializations

Whether you’re dealing with the acquisition or disposition of property or unique ownership structures for increased tax efficiencies—McQuarrie equips clients with innovative, future-proof solutions designed to meet their exact objectives.

As your business grows, your needs for commercial space evolve. We provide a sophisticated level of legal guidance to landlords and tenants, helping negotiate and settle lease terms, prepare lease agreements, renewals, and extensions.

Our experienced team of professionals prepares development, subdivision, and other agreements, assists in acquiring land, drafts infrastructure cost-sharing agreements, easements, restrictive covenants, rights of way, building schemes, joint use agreements, and provides project marketing advice.

We represent British Columbia’s leading developers before tribunals and help negotiate project terms with appropriate public authorities.

Other Services

  • Claims with respect to statutory building schemes and easements

  • Defects of title and of property

  • Structuring of farmland, suburban, or downtown land assemblies

  • Site plan approvals

  • Expropriations

  • Negotiating construction agreements that cover buildings, servicing, and improvements

  • Structuring and negotiating real estate syndications and joint venture agreements

  • Negotiating and completing documentation for interim and long-term project financing

  • Setting up and running homeowner and resident associations

  • Negotiating and finalizing ground leases and tenancy agreements

  • Sale and lease-back arrangements

Reasons to Reach Out

Subdividing your property

Whether you need to subdivide a property, combine parcels into one, or adjust the alignment of an existing property line, our team will provide the help you need to complete your project.

Rezoning Applications

Our experienced team assists with drafting applications, helping you navigate the property rezoning process, and receiving the necessary approvals.

Drafting Construction Contracts

We help construction firms, developers and private institutions draft results-oriented agreements and contracts that help facilitate your goals.

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