Acting for financial institutions and developers, Wayne Whitlock acts in restructuring and workouts of real estate loans, real estate lending and zoning and development approvals and the purchase and sale of condominiums, commercial and retail projects and real estate joint ventures and partnerships. He is co-leader of the firm's real estate practice.
His clients include shopping centres, offices, hotels, golf course resorts, entertainment centres, condominiums and land development projects.
In addition to his practice, Wayne participates in real estate restructuring and leasing transactions seminars and lectures at various learning institutions on political science, real estate law and business law.
Wayne is a past chairman of the Canadian Bar Association Commercial Real Estate section. He is an honorary director of the Alberta Professional Golfers' Association, a director of Geary Market Investments Company, San Francisco, and chairman of the board for Hanzell Vineyards Ltd., Sonoma, CA.
•Brookfield Properties in connection with the negotiation of lease with lead tenant for new Brookfield Place project in Calgary.
•Balboa Investment Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Tonko Realty Advisors Ltd. from Pyxis Real Estate Equities Inc.
•Corpfinance International Limited's $36.4 million project financing for the Stoney Nakoda First Nations casino in Alberta.
News & Events
• Four Bennett Jones Partners Join Ranks of Queen's Counsel in Alberta
December 31, 2007
Alberta's Minister of Justice, The Honourable Ron Stevens, today announced the newest group of lawyers to be appointed Queen's Counsel. Carole Hunt of the Bennett Jones' Edmonton office, and Daniel Gallagher, Grant Stapon and Wayne Whitlock of the firm's Calgary office, are among the group of lawyers who have been awarded this honorary title for their contributions to the legal profession and to their communities.
• Bennett Jones Partners Quoted in Lexpert Magazine
July 29, 2007
In Julius Melnitzer's article, Beyond Bricks & Mortar, the cover story of the July/August 2007 issue of Lexpert magazine, Bennett Jones partners Darryl Barber and Wayne Whitlock discuss the state of real estate development in Calgary.
• 2014, Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition - Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers
Wayne R. Whitlock , recognized as a leading energy lawyer in Canada
•2014, Who's Who Legal: Canada
Wayne R. Whitlock , recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of real estate
•2015, Best Lawyers in Canada
Wayne R. Whitlock , recognized as one of Canada's leading real estate lawyers