David A. Redmond

Partner | 
Toronto

David Redmond is a partner in the Real Estate & Development Group at Cassels. David’s practice encompasses all types of commercial real estate transactions. He has a sophisticated commercial mortgage lending practice acting for institutional lenders dealing with all types of financing for commercial properties, including multi-residential, office, shopping centre and industrial developments. David also has extensive experience in purchase and sale transactions, financing and structuring of real estate transactions, commercial leasing, joint ventures and co-ownerships, dealing with REITs and work involving all asset classes in the commercial real estate field. He is recognized as a leader in his field by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Legal500 Canada, and Chambers Canada which notes that clients consider him a “go-to guy for larger, more complex deals.”

David’s experience includes acting for:

  • The purchaser in the acquisition and financing of a major retail shopping centre in Mississauga, Ontario
  • The lender in a $100 million portfolio mortgage loan to a retail REIT
  • A major Canadian retailer in all aspects of its real estate work, including acquisitions, leasing, dispositions and the negotiations of reciprocal easement and operating agreements
  • The purchaser of a large multi-residential unit portfolio (1500 units) in the GTA area
  • A crown agency in a complicated land exchange transaction dealing with development properties in downtown Toronto and in the development and sale of formerly contaminated lands in downtown Toronto

  • Chambers Canada (Real Estate)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Property Development)
  • Legal 500 Canada (Real Estate)
  • Martindale Hubbell, Distinguished™ Rating
  • “Go-to solicitor in Ontario. Excellent at ensuring financing deals are closed on time and excels at simplifying complexities.” – Chambers Canada (Real Estate)
  • “He’s a go-to guy for larger, more complex deals.” – Chambers Canada (Real Estate)
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1985
  • Ontario, 1987
  • Canadian Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Ontario Bar Association