Greg Plater is Head of the Real Estate Group in the Vancouver office, lead partner of the Real Estate Group for Western Canada, Co-Head of the National Real Estate Group and a member of the Project Development & Finance Group. Greg provides advice with respect to all aspects of real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financings, pre-purchase transactions, development projects, joint ventures, construction arrangements and leasing (including ground leases of private and government owned land) in British Columbia and Alberta. His clients include a broad range of public and private real estate companies and developers, pension funds, real estate advisors, lenders and municipalities.
In particular, the development projects in which he has provided advice have involved all aspects of the real estate industry and have included significant ground lease, mixed use, joint development, and complex strata space/air space parcel projects, as well as projects involving the redevelopment of highly contaminated land. Greg has provided advice on a variety of significant public-private partnership (PPP) transactions for transportation, medical, judicial and other government infrastructure projects in British Columbia and Alberta, both as counsel to project proponents and as lender’s counsel.