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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Waterfront Centre
200 Burrard Street, Suite 1200
Vancouver, BC V7X 1T2

Work Department

Real Estate


Partner, Commercial Real Estate


Expertise in institutional investment transactions, hotel and resort properties, rail-oriented infrastructure projects, mixed-use project development and air space parcel subdivisions, with unique expertise in the development of multi-family projects on First Nations’ reserve lands. Represents developers, investors, hotel owners and managers, and railway companies.




Member, Joint Task Force (air space parcel subdivisions) of the Canadian Bar Association and the Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors; Member (and former Executive Committee Member, British Columbia District Council) of the Urban Land Institute; Member, International Council of Shopping Centres.


LLB, University of Toronto, 1988; BA (Hons.), McGill University, 1984.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

David Longcroft – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP employs the full bench strength of over 800 lawyers in 5 national locations in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, to advise a diverse client base of pension funds, life insurance companies, utility companies, institutional investors, family offices, public sector clients, developers, commercial landlords, tenants and REITs, on wide range of real estate matters. The team is led by Aaron Bowler in Calgary, who brings experience to high-value acquisitions and dispositions, financings, developments and restructurings, across such asset classes as office towers, hotels, shopping centres, railways and resorts. Key figures include senior partner Sylvie Bouvette in Montreal, who represents sellers and purchasers in joint ventures; Frank Arnone in Toronto, who assists clients with complex investment structures; Line Abecassis in Montreal, an expert in acquisitions, divestitures and the leasing of industrial, office, and retail and mixed-use buildings; and David Longcroft, an experienced specialist in mixed-use projects and associated air space parcel subdivisions.