Michael Witt

Michael B. Witt Partner

Michael Witt

Education

  • University of Alberta (LL.B. 1994)
  • University of Alberta (B.Sc. 1991)

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 1995
Representative Work
  • True North Data Solutions in the establishment of a cryptocurrency mining facility in Alberta, including True North’s arrangements for the purchase of electric energy and the lease of land required for the facility and related development, procurement and construction matters.
  • Liricon Capital in its development of a site in Banff, Alberta, on more than 30 acres owned by Canadian Pacific Railway and leased by Liricon by way of a ground lease, which development is proposed to include the restoration of the Banff Train Station, a number of other heritage buildings, significant new commercial development and a passenger gondola linking the development with Liricon’s Mount Norquay ski resort, which is located on Crown lands within Banff National Park and leased by Liricon.
  • Bordeaux Developments Corporation in the proposed purchase of an undivided interest in more than 4,000 acres of future development lands in Rocky View County, and related land assembly, joint venture arrangements, development management agreements and lot acquisition agreements.
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Accolades
  • Chambers Canada 2021 as a leading lawyer in Real Estate (Alberta).
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 as a leading lawyer in Property Leasing.
Speaking Engagements
  • “The Impact of COVID-19 on Commercial Mortgage Lending and an Update on the Canadian Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program”, Urban Land Institute Alberta, May 2020.
  • “Commercial Real Estate and COVID-19: Alberta Market Impacts”, Urban Land Institute Alberta, April 2020.
  • “Alberta City Charters: Impacts on the Development and Building Industry – Edmonton”, Urban Land Institute Alberta, Edmonton, June 2018.
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