Real Estate and Development

Acquisition, financing, development, and sale of real estate

Real Estate and Development


Commercial Leasing

Commercial Real Estate

Acquisition, financing, development, and sale of real estate interest

There is nothing quite as rewarding as being able to take a drive and see the fruits of your labour redefining the city skyline.

Nelligan Law’s Real Estate Law practice group brings to bear an advantage that we believe is unique in Eastern Ontario – we have grown from strong practices in real estate, land development and condominium law.

Our team has more than 25 years of experience acting for condominium corporations and owners of shared property interests, as well as acting on the development and construction of shared property communities.

In our development practice, we have had the privilege of working on some of Ontario’s most complex integrated, mixed-use and shared property developments. We represent more local developers than any other law firm in the Ottawa area.

Let’s be frank – our team is rife with real estate nerds. They obsess over every detail that impacts the development, budgeting, construction, commissioning, management and operation of a property, regardless of its size and type. We know what works and what doesn’t.

This kind of attention to detail has made group leader Deborah Bellinger an expert witness in court proceedings. Municipalities turn to us for advice on master plan developments.

Our work takes us across Ontario. We see big opportunities in the years ahead as a growing emphasis on infill development demands more creative mixed-use planning in the urban core.

We also have an outstanding track record acting for developers, condominium corporations and homeowners in responding to or advancing Tarion claims. Our team understands the timelines, regulations and bulletins that govern the Tarion process, and how Tarion remedies can combine with other claims.

We have the support of the firm’s Commercial Litigation group for any dispute that can’t be resolved. You can rely on us to counsel you through every step of the litigation process and ensure your business objectives remain at the forefront of any decision.

Whether you seek to buy, sell, finance, develop or build, we will ensure you have a strong foundation for the future.

Nelligan Law is a member in good standing with the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association, and the Canadian Condominium Institute.

FCM Green Municipal Fund

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Green Municipal Fund (GMF) offers funding and knowledge to municipal governments and their partners for municipal brownfield initiatives; including: grants for community brownfield action plans and environmental site assessments, loans for brownfield capital projects, and a host of tools and resources on greening your brownfields.

For more information, contact Paul Gregory, regional advisor, at 613-907-6291 or or visit their website.

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Our Team


Debbie Bellinger
Brian Hebert
Jake Ruddy
Bryan Thaw
Jaimee Rimer

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