Maria Holder is an experienced real estate lawyer who advises clients on a broad range of commercial real estate transactions. She specializes in complex acquisitions and dispositions, joint-ventures, large- and mid-scale financings, construction law and commercial leasing. Maria is focused on the business objectives of clients and is sought out for her deep experience and her practical and effective advice.
She acts for pension funds, pension fund managers, private institutional investors, developers and lenders in sophisticated real estate transactions relating to the acquisition, disposition and financing of office buildings, commercial portfolios, shopping centres and industrial sites, through various vehicles, including joint ventures and co-ownerships. She advises borrowers and lenders in large- and mid-scale asset-based lending transactions and is experienced in handling all aspects take-out, acquisition and construction financings, including providing risk-assessment advice.
In her construction law practice, Maria provides advice and expertise in the drafting of construction contracts (primarily for owners) in connection with large projects, as well as contracts with architects, engineers and other consultants.
Maria also acts for landlords and tenants in a variety of leasing matters, including the leasing of office and commercial premises, and advises on complex title matters and opinions related to mining interests.