Lang Michener - Real Estate Brief - Spring 2008


In This Issue:

The Ontario Brownfields legislation is designed to

encourage development of properties that are contaminated

or are perceived to be contaminated by reason of prior use. Annie Thuan reviews some recent and upcoming changes to this legislation that are intended to provide more certainty to developers, users and lenders in respect of such properties.

Celia Hitch concludes her series on restaurant leases. In this third and final instalment Celia discusses particular operational issues and how a lease can deal with these. These matters include noise, odours and parking.

Annie Thuan also provides an overview of Aboriginal land claims and its impact on real estate transactions.

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