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Dentons, Sonja Homenuck, Toronto, CANADA

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Sonja Homenuck

Tel:
Work (416) 862 3410
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Work Department

Real Estate; Hotels and Leisure; Mining

Position

Partner

Career

Sonja practises in the Commercial Real Estate Group with an emphasis on commercial leasing, commercial acquisitions and dispositions and financing. She has specialized experience in the area of commercial leasing including retail, industrial and office leasing. She regularly negotiates leases involving REITs, anchor tenants, large industrial developers, sale-leasebacks and leases of portlands. Sonja acts for both landlords and tenants in preparing and reviewing all forms of lease documentation and regularly advises landlords and tenants on lease interpretation, remedies and enforcement issues. Sonja also has experience in solar panel roof top leasing and mining leases, licences and title opinions for mining claims.

Sonja has experience in developing joint-venture structures for real estate acquisitions and in preparing and negotiating all forms of agreements relating to real estate such as co-owner agreements, property management agreements, asset management agreements, listing agreements, and licence agreements.

Sonja’s experience in commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions is transaction-based and often involves acquisition of land for development purposes. In 2005, Sonja was instrumental in the completion of a land assembly for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. involving the acquisition of 1,000 acres of land for its new vehicle assembly plant to be built and located in Woodstock, Ontario.

Read Sonja's full biography here.

Languages

English

Education

University of Victoria, 1998, LLB
University of Victoria, B.A. (with Distinction) 1995


Canada

Real estate

Within: Real estate

‘Responsive and highly attentive’, Dentons’ group provides ‘great value for money’, according to sources. The practice takes in all the main pillars of real estate law, with particular emphasis on project development and finance, investment-related matters, retail transactions and leasing. Ottawa group head Philip Rimer is an ‘excellent specialist’ and, alongside Ottawa’s Kelly Elliott and Toronto’s Sonja Homenuck, advised Albert & Lyon Equities, Albert & Lyon Properties Limited Partnership and Canderel CSQ Ottawa Limited Partnership on the C$480.6m acquisition and financing of Constitution Square, which represented the largest real estate transaction in Ottawa’s history. Toronto partners Jillian Shortt and Jules Mikelberg are also recommended.

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