Kathy L. Milani

Kathy L. Milani  

Partner

Executive Summary

Kathy Milani is a partner in our Commercial Real Estate Group in our Calgary office. Since 1988, Kathy has been involved in all aspects of the development, sale and financing of multi-unit residential and mixed-use condominium projects. Transaction documentation has included developer unit sale agreements, agreements for rental management, vendor financing, wrap-around mortgages, rental guarantees and rental pooling arrangements.

Kathy also represents several commercial, residential and condominium land developers. She has assisted in many condominium developments, including bare-land as well as high-rise developments and re-divisions. As well, she has organized homeowner associations in connection with both lot and bare-land unit residential developments. Kathy’s experience includes drafting governing bylaws for condominium corporations and homeowner associations. On the land development side, Kathy has drafted agreements for various co-ownership arrangements, joint ventures and limited partnerships.

Representative Work

  • Acts for developers of prime residential projects, including providing early advice for planning the community having regard to governance options through either a condominium development or homeowners’ association.
  • Acts for developers of high-rise mixed-use condominium projects, including addressing mixed-use concerns, air space and subsurface rights, and phasing options.
  • Acted for lenders in connection with complicated lending structure that involved strata and condominium unit titles contained within a remote industrial project.

Publications & Presentations

  • (Past) Editorial Board Member, Real Estate Conveyancing Guide, Legal Education Society of Alberta.
  • (Past) Panel Member & Instructor for various educational courses for lawyers and students-at-law sponsored by the Legal Education Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch.
  • Authored extensive periodic reports on new judgments and proposed legislation that could affect mortgage lenders (as solicitor, on an honorarium basis, for the Mortgage Loans Association of Alberta, which comprises most of the province’s commercial and residential mortgage lenders and others with a professional involvement in mortgage lending), 1991-98.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Distinguished™ 4.2 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.