Nicolas Lanthier acted as counsel to one of Canada’s largest private lenders on two real estate projects financings totaling more than $58 million. In this capacity, Nicolas Lanthier notably analyzed and put in place the guarantees granted by the group of borrowers in favor of the lender and issued a legal opinion as to their validity […]

Gascon is proud to have participated in the establishment of a partnership between two well-known actors from the Montreal real estate community, Dev McGill and KnightsBridge, for the realization of the Tak Village housing project. Tak Village will bring together condos and townhouses in a green village located in the effervescent neighborhood of Rosemont. Our […]

On March 27, 2019, in Luxme International Ltd. v. Patrice Lasnier, Axis Conveyor Inc. and Tube4 Conveyor Inc., the Superior Court rendered a judgment granting the injunctive conclusions sought by the plaintiff against the defendants. In this case, which raised intellectual property, unfair competition and labor issues, the Superior Court found that defendant Lasnier, a […]

Built on more than 400,000 sq. ft. of land near the Jacques-Cartier Bridge and representing one of the largest sites still available for real estate development in the downtown area, Prével, in partnership with Ipso Facto, investissement immobilier, intends to develop a major mixed-use project that will allow for the cohabitation of residential buildings, offices […]

Since the introduction of the transfer duties tax, otherwise known as the “welcome tax”, various exemptions existed for transfers of real estate between 90% closely related persons or entities. 90% closely related means that one party has a 90% or more interest in the other party. However, for some unknown reason, partnerships, general or limited […]

Bill No.401, namely the Act mainly to improve the quality of buildings, the regulation of divided co-ownership and the operation of the Régie du logement, which came into effect in July 2018, brought significant changes to the law of co-ownership, especially in the field of insurance. Here are a few of them: Liability insurance The […]