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Michael Ventresca

Michael Ventresca
Michael Ventresca (he, him, his) Partner | Vancouver
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Michael has provided real estate advice on matters such as:

  • An institutional investor's purchase of a portfolio of office and retail properties in Vancouver

  • A private equity fund’s purchase and financing of a portfolio of multi-family apartment buildings in Vancouver

  • A private investor’s purchase and financing of 50% interests in shopping centre and office projects and related co-ownership arrangements

  • A real estate investment trust’s acquisition and financing of industrial warehouses and distribution centres

  • An institutional investment fund’s sale of a portfolio of shopping centres and office towers

  • The development of a multi-building mixed-use project by a Vancouver-based developer

  • A landlord's leasing of office and flagship retail premises in downtown Vancouver

  • The purchase and financing of renewable energy projects in British Columbia

  • An initial public offering by a Canadian retailer with locations across North America

  • An international retailer's expansion into Canada

  • Canadian and U.S. lender secured financings of British Columbia-based forestry companies

  • A U.S. private equity firm's investment in a British Columbia-based mining company

Awards & Recognition

Michael is recognized in the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2024 (Real Estate)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada – 2022–2024 (Real Estate Law)

Professional Activities

Michael is a member of The Law Society of British Columbia, the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association. Since 2015, he has co-authored a chapter in the British Columbia Real Estate Practice Manual published by The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.

Professional Appearances

Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2014
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2012
JD, Osgoode Hall Law School – 2011
MSc, McMaster University – 2008
BSc (Hon.), McMaster University – 2006

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