Commercial Real Estate Law in Calgary

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Commercial Real Estate Lawyers in Your Corner

We have years of experience completing thousands of commercial real estate transactions. When it comes to a successful commercial real estate transaction, our philosophy is simple: place the interests of our clients first. 

As experienced lawyers in commercial real estate, we understand the importance of strictly adhering to that philosophy. To that end, we carefully conduct all required due diligence for each transaction and provide detailed reporting with respect to our findings and any items of note.

Representing Clients in Calgary & Abroad

We represent our clients, both domestic and foreign, in all types of commercial real estate transactions.

KH | Dunkley Law Group has completed thousands of transactions for clients here in Calgary as well as clients abroad. We understand the importance of our role in providing you a smooth, hassle-free transaction.

The KH | Dunkley Law Group Difference

Every file receives appropriate lawyer attention. By verifying that all loose ends are appropriately tied, we ensure your transaction is without error or legal complication.

We provide comprehensive hard-copy reporting for all services that outlines all outcomes and contains all necessary documents related to your transaction. Electronic versions of these documents are also available at your request.

If you require legal services for your transaction, we encourage you to contact us today.

Our Commercial Real Estate Legal Services

Commercial Purchases, Sales, & Financing

During your purchase, we will:

  • Conduct due diligence as required by our clients, including without limitation: title reviews, lease reviews, municipal and governmental searches, and providing detailed reporting of all information
  • Coordinate with lenders and lenders’ counsel for completion of all aspects of the financing, including negotiation of financing documents
  • Draft and review contracts to protect our client’s interests
  • Ensure the completion of all required documentation

If you are purchasing a commercial property—such as an industrial building, retail property, office space, or land—you will appreciate the full service and expertise that KH | Dunkley Law Group can provide.

Our firm provides legal services no matter what side of the lease you are on. Services include:

  • Drafting and reviewing offers to lease
  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing lease agreements, assignments of leases, and subleases
  • Preparing and registering leasehold caveats
  • Reviewing and advising our clients on existing leases, legal terms of leases, and appropriate structure of lease transactions

Property developers and builders have specialized legal considerations, which require comprehensive representation that coordinates aspects of financing, development, subdivision, contracting, and conveyancing. KH | Dunkley Law Group is uniquely experienced in providing this full range of legal services. We have considerable experience in:

  • Subdivision of properties, from single residential lots to entire communities
  • Encumbrances, including restrictive covenants, easements, and party wall agreements
  • Establishing community associations
  • Creation of condominium corporations, drafting condominium bylaws, and condominium sale agreements
  • Commercial developments, including shopping centres, office buildings, and commercial condominiums
  • New home construction, drafting of new home sale agreements, construction agreements, and project management agreements
  • Construction financing, joint ventures, and investment structures
  • Easements, covenants, and restrictions agreements for the development of mixed-use condominium projects
  • Conveyancing (from single-family to high volume, multi-family conveyancing)

We provide expert legal representation to both lenders and borrowers in all types of secured and unsecured loan transactions, including:

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating financing commitment letters
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating all financing documents, including mortgages, guarantees, general security agreements, assignments, and postponements
  • Real property and personal property security
  • Providing required legal opinions

Contact Us Today

Our skilled lawyers are ready to help you in your commercial real estate transaction. Please get in touch with us today to receive a quote and speak to a lawyer.

Our Locations

Main Office

Come visit our main office during the following hours, or make an appointment to see us at our Central or South Calgary locations.

  • #20, 1915 32nd Avenue NE
  • Calgary, AB T2E 7C8

Central Office

By Appointment Only

  • #135, 808 42 Ave S.E.
  • Calgary, AB T2G 1Y9

South Office

By Appointment Only

  • #208, 40 Sunpark Plaza SE
  • Calgary, AB T2X 3X7

Our Testimonials

Reference Materials

New Residential Anti-Flipping Rules Implemented By Federal Government

Real Estate

The Federal government’s new anti-flipping tax rules were passed into law on December 15, 2022 when Bill C-32 received Royal Assent and was legislated as the Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022.  These rules have essentially increased the cost of house flipping in Canada.   Under the Act, a “flipped property” means “a housing unit of […]

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January 24, 2023
Stephanie Sue Wan Wong

The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act

Real Estate

The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (the “Act“) and the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Regulations (the “Regulations”) (collectively, the “Legislation”) came into force on January 1, 2023 and affect contracts for the purchase of residential property entered into after this date. The Act prohibits non-Canadians […]

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January 12, 2023
Tariq Jomaa

What Happens If Your Spouse Refuses to Sign a Separation Agreement in Alberta?

Family Law

Most people believe that if they’re married and want to end their marriage, divorce is the easy solution. While this is true for the majority of married couples, the solution may not be so straightforward. Separation or annulment are alternatives to divorce. If you and your spouse are separating, you must have a signed separation […]

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December 12, 2022
Khalil Haji

The Federal government’s new anti-flipping tax rules were passed into law on December 15, 2022 when Bill C-32 received Royal Assent and was legislated as the Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022.  These rules have essentially increased the cost of house flipping in Canada.   Under the Act, a “flipped property” means “a housing unit of […]

Read More…

The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (the “Act“) and the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Regulations (the “Regulations”) (collectively, the “Legislation”) came into force on January 1, 2023 and affect contracts for the purchase of residential property entered into after this date. The Act prohibits non-Canadians […]

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A close up view of a separation agreement to be signed by a married couple who have decided to separate.

Most people believe that if they’re married and want to end their marriage, divorce is the easy solution. While this is true for the majority of married couples, the solution may not be so straightforward. Separation or annulment are alternatives to divorce. If you and your spouse are separating, you must have a signed separation […]

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