Anthony H.S. Knight 

Anthony H.S. Knight

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 604.691.7406
e: anthony.knight@mcmillan.ca

overview

  • Partner since 1982

Tony Knight is experienced in all aspects of real estate acquisition, development, including land assemblies, subdivision, density transfers, air space parcel subdivision, related financing and leasing of residential, recreational, commercial and industrial properties both from Canadian and offshore viewpoints. He has developed significant experience in negotiating and finalizing large and complicated transactions, including the structuring of real estate joint ventures.

Tony has acted for developers from the initial stage of acquisition and through the development approval process (including work with governmental, municipal and other regulatory authorities), subdivision or stratification and sale.

Representative Matters

Tony's recent representative transactions on behalf of his clients include:

  • Acted for eight different development groups in the Kootenay Lake region in British Columbia completing residential and recreational subdivisions including resolution of environmental issues, Land Title registrations and REDMA compliance, January 2007 – December 2010.
  • Represented the developer over a 12 year period in implementing the largest subdivision in Western Canada, known as Westwood Plateau.
  • Represents a large Vancouver based developer in its acquisition and financing of development sites. Since 2011, he has acquired 42 development sites in an aggregate amount of $294,000,000 and acted as borrower's counsel in 85 loan transactions in an aggregate amount of $2,746,000,000.
  • Represents regional as well as national property owners and developers in acquiring and selling commercial properties. Since 2011, he has, for these clients, acquired or sold 76 commercial properties in an aggregate amount of $922,000,000, ranging in price from $1,000,000 to $103,000,000.

News

Margaret McNee recognized as Mutual Funds Lawyer of the Year, along with 58 McMillan Lawyers in the 2018 Best Lawyers in Canada Report
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
61 McMillan lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
60 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2015 Best Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
49 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2014 Best Lawyers in Canada
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013 Recognizes 44 McMillan Leading Practitioners
47 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2013 Best Lawyers in Canada
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012 Recognizes 39 McMillan Leading Practitioners
50 McMillan Lawyers recognized in the 2012 Best Lawyers in Canada

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LLB - 1976
  • Simon Fraser University, BA - 1970

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 1977

Practices

commercial real estate

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Law Society of British Columbia

Teaching Engagements

  • Conducted various Continuing Legal Education seminars in the Real Property field and taught numerous bar admission courses.

Awards & Rankings

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2009 - 2018 as a leader in Real Estate Law.
  • Listed in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2010 - 2017 a directory of leading practitioners and law firms in Canada, as a leader in Property Development.
  • Received a "BV" Peer Review Ranking from Martindale-Hubbell.
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  • Partner since 1982

Tony Knight is experienced in all aspects of real estate acquisition, development, including land assemblies, subdivision, density transfers, air space parcel subdivision, related financing and leasing of residential, recreational, commercial and industrial properties both from Canadian and offshore viewpoints. He has developed significant experience in negotiating and finalizing large and complicated transactions, including the structuring of real estate joint ventures.

Tony has acted for developers from the initial stage of acquisition and through the development approval process (including work with governmental, municipal and other regulatory authorities), subdivision or stratification and sale.

Tony's recent representative transactions on behalf of his clients include:

  • Acted for eight different development groups in the Kootenay Lake region in British Columbia completing residential and recreational subdivisions including resolution of environmental issues, Land Title registrations and REDMA compliance, January 2007 – December 2010.
  • Represented the developer over a 12 year period in implementing the largest subdivision in Western Canada, known as Westwood Plateau.
  • Represents a large Vancouver based developer in its acquisition and financing of development sites. Since 2011, he has acquired 42 development sites in an aggregate amount of $294,000,000 and acted as borrower's counsel in 85 loan transactions in an aggregate amount of $2,746,000,000.
  • Represents regional as well as national property owners and developers in acquiring and selling commercial properties. Since 2011, he has, for these clients, acquired or sold 76 commercial properties in an aggregate amount of $922,000,000, ranging in price from $1,000,000 to $103,000,000.