The first comprehensive practice manual on real estate development in BC
This publication is essential for: Every lawyer acting for or against a developer or municipality.
Current to: February 1, 2015
ONLINE ONLY annual subscriptions to this book include convenient online access with search capability, links to the full text of cases and legislation, downloadable forms and precedents, and regular updates.
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.
Highlights of the 2015 update
- 2024 termination of land use contracts and associated zoning bylaws adoption requirement
- appellate law on relationship between regional growth strategies and official community plans
- REDMA and Reg. amendments to permit phase disclosure statements and consolidated disclosure statements
- revisions to Superintendent’s Policy Statements for development marketing
CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn