Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that Mark V. Lewis has joined the firm as a real estate partner in the Vancouver office. Mark practises in the areas of real estate transactions and development, and commercial financing transactions—with a focus on urban mixed-use, seniors living and recreational resort projects, infrastructure development and construction financing transactions.
"Mark has worked on projects for owners, developers, operators and lenders in Vancouver for the past 20 years as the city’s commercial real estate market saw dramatic growth in size and in complexity," says Hugh MacKinnon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bennett Jones. "His experience will serve our clients and the firm extremely well."
Highly ranked as a leading lawyer in real estate and infrastructure, Mark is also very active in the business community: he is a director of the Urban Development Institute Pacific Region, a director of the St. George's School Foundation, a past president of the Vancouver Rowing Club and an active volunteer with B.C. Rugby and the New Westminster Minor Hockey Association. Mark is a frequent speaker and writer on real estate transaction and development issues for the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and has been recognized as one of their most prolific volunteers.
Bennett Jones property development and real estate lawyers are proactive, deal-oriented advisors who understand the nature of the business and can anticipate and respond to the market and its players. Clients include public sector clients such as cities, municipal districts and provincial and federal ministries as well as developers, investors, portfolio managers, landlords, tenants, retailers, real estate professionals and financial institutions.
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