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Legal Counsel, Real Estate Development

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2024-3529
Category
Legal
Type
Full Time Salaried
Company
Bosa Properties

About The Company

Bosa Properties Inc. (“BPI”) is an end-to-end real estate company offering human-centered solutions for property development and management. Based out of Vancouver, Canada, our team of in-house experts work across residential, commercial and master-planned projects, with a growing residential portfolio that includes more than 20,000 homes that are built or under development, and an income portfolio that includes 5.5 million square feet of retail, industrial, office and rental properties under management.  
 
We are an organization of high achievers and believe what is created in community is always better than what is created in isolation. We set high expectations and support you in achieving excellence. We are building a trusted community to collaborate, learn from each other and deliver results. 

About The Role

Bosa Properties is looking for a Real Estate Development Lawyer to join our experienced in-house legal team, which completes the majority of the organization’s legal work. Reporting to our Associate General Counsel, who is responsible for all Development Projects, you will play a key role in major legal dealings within our growing project portfolio, while working collaboratively with our business stakeholders and assisting the rest of the legal team with a broad range of real estate law services.

What You'll Do

  • Provide advice on legal risks and offer strategic legal guidance to various business groups on project-related real estate development, construction, corporate commercial and strata property law matters, subdivisions, land title filings, marketing activities, pre-sales, residential and commercial tenancies, tenant relocations and other matters related to real estate development and the construction of mixed use and purpose-built rental condominium, strata and industrial developments;
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal agreements, collaborate with and assist our development and construction teams with all aspects of the development process in connection with rezoning applications, municipal permit issuance, land title filings and related project approvals across a diverse portfolio;
  • Prepare and file disclosure statements, amendments and address REDMA compliance;
  • Draft, negotiate and work with interests in land, such as easements, air space parcel agreements, affordable housing agreements, statutory rights of way, covenants, and other charges on titles as well as commercial contracts and transactions;
  • Provide support to the legal team and business clients with respect to various related legal matters, project completions, corporate objectives and initiatives.

What You Bring

  • Six (6) + years of post-call experience working in a busy real estate development and corporate law practice;
  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia;
  • Expertise in the land development and rezoning process, air space subdivisions, land title matters, disclosure statement filings, strata lot pre-sales, etc.;
  • Proven ability to complete development legal work related to the construction of master-planned communities and mixed-use development projects;
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating various land use, commercial and residential agreements, completing real estate transactions and related development matters;
  • Solution-oriented mindset with a demonstrated ability to offer creative solutions to legal and business matters;
  • Proven ability to take initiative, adapt to changing priorities and exercise strategic judgment with a high degree of professionalism;
  • Effective at articulating complex legal issues in a straightforward manner;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills;
  • Excitement to work collaboratively with various teams on a growing project portfolio and learn from a multi-talented real estate law team.

 

Salary

The expected base salary range for this role is $143,000 to $196,700 plus a competitive bonus and benefits package. Our salary ranges and bonus percentages are determined by job family and level. Base salary is determined by a combination of factors including, but not limited to, education and training, years of relevant experience, and internal equity. 

 

Who You Are

  • Trustworthy: You lead with trust when interacting with your team and other departments. You proactively build trust by demonstrating credibility, empathy, and sincerity.  
  • Humble: Unpretentious and self-aware, you take responsibility for your mistakes. You know that egos are barriers to doing our best work and always learning.  
  • Community focused: You believe what is created in community is always better than what is created in isolation and excellence is created through collaboration.  

How to Apply

We value your interest in the Bosa Properties.  While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.

 

You belong here! If your experience and interests match with some of the above, we want you to apply. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, where everyone belongs.

 

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

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