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Negotiating lease agreements can consume valuable time and financial resources. However, well-executed lease agreements protect business interests and can increase a company’s asset value. The key to success is engaging a commercial lease agreement lawyer who specializes in clearly defining the obligations of each party, as well as the specialized terms of the agreement. Clear communication from the outset makes for a more positive, productive relationship between landlords and tenants over the long term.

McMillan’s Commercial Real Estate Group uses its expertise in commercial leasing to help clients—both landlords and tenants—structure, prepare and negotiate a full range of commercial lease agreements, including industrial, retail, office and ground leases. By preparing template and/or precedent lease documentation, our commercial lease agreement lawyers add value to our clients’ businesses by maximizing efficiencies throughout the process, while mitigating potential risk.

Whether assisting with lease negotiations, advising clients with regards to daily property management issues, developing green building initiatives, drafting sublease or landlord consent documentation, or reviewing estoppel certificates, our retail commercial lease lawyers help clients protect their interests and preserve the landlord/tenant relationship.

Our lawyers help commercial, and business real estate clients lead by providing counsel on site acquisition, assisting with lease negotiations and agreements, structuring property management contracts, structuring sales and leasebacks, designing tenders and advising on auctions.

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Commercial Real Estate: Year in Review

Key changes in the Ontario and British Columbia commercial real estate landscape that will play a role in the industry throughout 2024.

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May 1, 2024
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Warning For Businesses: Companies Can be Liable for Tort of Bribery Even if They Did Not Intend to Pay or Receive a Bribe

Businesses with a duty to provide impartial advice must take steps to ensure the payments they make or receive are not later interpreted as bribes.

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Apr 12, 2024
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Storm Clouds Looming: The Impact of Competition Act Changes on Leasing

The Affordable Housing and Groceries Act (Bill C-56) recently introduced changes to the Competition Act (Canada) which will govern all landlord and tenant leases and other agreements, not just those of grocery stores

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024
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Offer to Lease Listing Agreements – What to Look for as a Landlord Looking to Hire a Broker

What to look for when negotiating a listing agreement with a broker for an offer to lease commercial property as a landlord.

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Mar 26, 2024
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Storm Clouds Looming: The Impact of Competition Act Changes on Leasing

Our upcoming seminar will help tenants and landlords prepare for anti-competitive agreement changes under the Competition Act, as summarized in this bulletin

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Mar 4, 2024
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Competition Act Amendments Proceed at Pace

Bill C-56, the Affordable Housing and Groceries Act, part of the federal government’s efforts to overhaul the Competition Act, has received Royal Assent.

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Dec 28, 2023
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Overholding in Commercial Leasing

The concept of overholding is often misunderstood and deserves more attention in commercial leases, given the significant consequences for landlords and tenants.

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Sep 27, 2023
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Competition Act Amendments on a Rocket Docket

Bill C-56 introduces amendments to the Competition Act, which are described as addressing rising grocery prices, but which have much broader implications.

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Sep 26, 2023
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Have a Little Faith in Me: Good Faith in Leasing Lately

This bulletin explores the duty of good faith in commercial leasing through a summary of recent cases and their takeaways for landlords and tenants.

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Jul 24, 2023
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Guarantees and Indemnities in Commercial Leases: What to Watch For

Indemnities and guarantees in leases deserve careful consideration for tenants and landlords, on a case and province-specific basis, as this bulletin explains.

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May 3, 2023