Real Estate

Urban development and land investment have been a driving force in the regional economy for over a decade. Our team has been at the forefront and has the experience to support clients with any scope of venture or project.

With a vibrant regional economy and an inviting culture to join and thrive in, Western Canada has been a magnet for business and industry for decades. Supporting this is a strong, diversified real estate and development landscape. This sector and related areas have been a critical driver of economic activity and growth in recent decades. We are pleased to support some of the largest commercial real estate, development and management firms in British Columbia, and beyond.

Clients in the real estate & development space need a broad spectrum of legal services over the course of their ventures or projects. Often these engagements take years and require a great deal of patience, foresight and experience to complete successfully. Organizations choose Boughton for our depth of knowledge, built over 70 years of work. Our work ranges from personal land transactions all the way through to large urban development. Along with our Indigenous Practice Group, we have specific expertise to advise on real estate developments and operations on Indigenous Peoples’ lands.

Being able to provide a full suite of legal services to clients means drawing from a talented and diverse group of lawyers from across the firm to support any need. Regardless of scope of work or stage of development, we’re here to provide, timely and effective legal advice.

Additionally, as a founding member of the Meritas global alliance of independent law firms, no matter where in the world their business may take them, clients can trust Boughton Law will have the right people and insights to support them.

  • Commercial Leasing

    Boughton Law’s commercial leasing law practice group deals with a variety of commercial real estate assets, including offices, retail spaces, industrial projects, and office tower complexes. In Vancouver’s lower mainland and across Canada, we have experience in preparation and negotiation in leases for shopping centres, business parks, mixed-use offices developments, and retail complexes . Currently, we represent several major a diverse group of landlords, property management companies, and tenants on both a local and national scale.

  • Development and Construction Law

    With over 30 years of experience in development and construction law, our lawyers have expertise in purchase and construction financing for commercial, retail, and residential real estate. We also assist with official plans, zoning, subdivisions, variance, land use and development, and site plan matters.