Need an Accomplished Commercial Real Estate Lawyer?

Protect yourself and your property when buying, selling, financing, leasing real property, or entering a joint venture.

Edward Perlmutter

Down to Business

Legal Services

  • Buying or selling real commercial property.
  • Joint ventures, including co-ownerships and limited partnerships, in Canada and Canadian/US cross-border real estate investments.
  • Mortgage and other financing security such as debentures, bonds, pledges, guarantees, assignments of leases and general security agreements on personal property.
  • Leasing – retail, office, industrial, medical and dental. Has acted for tenants and landlords on hundreds of leases.

External Counsel

  • Acts as senior external counsel to solo and small-firm lawyers on commercial real estate as and when needed. Drafts, negotiates and settles: limited partnerships and co-ownerships; purchase and sale agreements; leases and many other commercial real estate matters.


  • Acting for investors and developers on numerous joint ventures for office, shopping centre and condo developments.
  • Advising banks and other major financial institutions on mortgage loan programs.
  • Representing power generators.
  • Advising hotel REITs.
  • Creating and implementing innovative fixture and equipment financing leasing program for condominiums.
  • Acting on public/private partnerships, both federal and provincial.
  • Advising Crown corporations including a large power generator and operator and builder of rapid transit.
  • Previously a partner for over 20 years with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, one of Canada’s top business law firms.

Edward Perlmutter – Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

Experience Matters

Over 25 years’ experience in successfully navigating commercial real estate.


Ted focuses on solving problems with agile and efficient techniques, he can cut through any issue. Always available and responds quickly.

Business Minded

On-Board of Trustees of $2.2 billion REIT. Chair of Governance, Compensation, and Nomination Committee, reviews and approves financial statements.  They oversee the management and operations of the Trust. and makes sure they give the best advice and participate in decisions on capitalization, unit offerings, distributable income, the market value of REIT units, investing in properties, and financings.

Our Approach


  • We listen and get to know your goals.
  • We ask questions.
  • We’re practical. We create a plan. We solve problems.
  • Cost-effective.
  • All in plain language.
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What Our Clients and Other Lawyers Say


  • Master of Laws – London School of Economics, University of London.
  • Law Society of Ontario – Licensee
  • Bachelor of Law – Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
  • Institute of Corporate Directors- Member
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