Neil MacKay focuses on the development, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. He acts primarily for developers, owners, and larger institutional lenders, including life insurance companies, pension funds and banks. Neil's experience spans the spectrum of commercial real estate, including shopping centres, office buildings and industrial properties.
Neil's experience includes acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate, property development law including zoning issues and subdivision, commercial leasing, financings and advising regarding Saskatchewan farm ownership legislation.
Neil has acted on some of the largest real estate transactions in Saskatchewan, including the sale and financing of some of the largest shopping centres and office buildings in the province.
•Saskatoon Friendship Inn - Director; Chair of Governance Committee
•Saskatoon Road Runners - Director
•International Council of Shopping Centres, Law Conference - Saskatchewan Contributing Editor (1986-1996, 1998-2008)
Papers & Presentations
•Land Development in the Greater Saskatoon Market and the Emerging Role of Partnerships,Saskatchewan Real Estate Forum(2011) - Moderator.
•Financing On-Reserve Developments,Canadian Gaming Summit(Vancouver, 2011).
•Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, Spring Training Camp - Panellist (2007).
•International Council of Shopping Centres Idea Exchange - Lecturer.
Awards & Distinctions
•Selected as one of theBest Lawyers in Canada- Real Estate Law (since 2006)
•Named one of Canada's Leading Lawyers inThe Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory- Property Leasing (since 2007)
•Lexis-Nexis / Martindale-Hubbell- BV Peer Review Rated
•Appointed Queen's Counsel (2010)
Monday Aug 25th 2014
Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 MLT Lawyers in 2015 Rankings
Monday Jun 2nd 2014
Lexpert Recognizes 27 MLT Lawyers in 2014