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ISBN: 0-86504-744-8
Pages: 1192
Price: $325.00

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BC Real Estate Development Practice Manual

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This book is essential for: Every lawyer acting for or against a developer or municipality.

To service your developer and municipal clients, you need a strong command of the legal principles and an understanding of the real estate development process. Learn about land acquisition, the structure of the developer and joint ventures, conducting appropriate searches and investigations, how land use is regulated and development rights obtained, controls on site development, charges for offsite development costs, and subdivision regulation. One entire chapter is devoted to the unique planning and regulatory environment in the City of Vancouver. Also included are chapters on construction contracts, obtaining development finance from institutional lenders, and requirements for marketing of subdivided land.
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online access with search capability and links to the full text of case law and legislation, forms and precedents on CD-ROM, and regular updates.

Highlights of the 2009 update

  • phased development agreements
  • suspicious transactions reporting requirements for developers
  • waiver or reduction of development cost charges for “eligible developments”
  • energy and water conservation and greenhouse gas reduction conditions in development permits
  • managing development cost charges for employee housing in resort regions
  • case law on “bylaw freeze” protection where subdivision application made
  • priority standstill agreements in cases of second mortgages
  • leasehold strata plan pros and cons
  • tripartite agreements where financing construction on leasehold lands
  • and much more

CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn   



Book Author Jonathan B. Baker
Book Author Russell Benson
Book Author Alyssa D. Bradley
Editorial Board Sandra Carter
Book Author Gregory H. Cockrill
Book Author Natalie R. Garton
Book Author Parvinder Kaur Hardwick
Book Author Mark V. Lewis
Editorial Board Charles H. McKee
Book Author Gordon D. Phillips
Book Author Colin E. Stewart
Book Author Mike Walker
Editorial Board Edward L. Wilson
Book Author Edward L. Wilson
Book Author Derek T. Winnett
Editorial Board Bruce D. Woolley, QC

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