Land Development
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Navigating the issues that can come up in land development is not always easy. 

By providing tailored, practical advice, Field Law represents land developers throughout the development process from initial acquisition of land, through the planning and approvals stages, project financing, site and off-site servicing, construction of on-site improvements and finally, sale or lease to end-users.

Clients benefit from our experience involving some of the most innovative and sophisticated land development projects in Alberta. We have been involved in many creative projects, including zero lot line developments, private ownership of roads and amenities utilizing resident associations and master-planned communities, bringing character and value to thousands of home buyers in Alberta.

We provide legal services in all aspects of land development law, including:

  • Purchase and sale of all varieties of land from suburban and farmland to downtown land assemblies
  • Negotiation and finalization of subdivision, development and other agreements with municipal authorities and other developers regarding financing and sharing of infrastructure costs
  • Representation before subdivision and development appeal boards and other planning boards and tribunals
  • Preparing all manner of easements, rights of way, restrictive covenants, building schemes and joint use agreements
  • Negotiation of construction agreements for servicing, buildings and other improvements
  • Structuring and negotiation of joint venture agreements and real estate syndications
  • Negotiation and completion of interim and long-term project financing documentation
  • Setting up and running homeowners associations and residents associations
  • Negotiation and finalization of ground leases and tenancy agreements
  • Sale and lease-back arrangements