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Matthew Ritchie

Matthew Ritchie

Associate, Real Estate


Contact Information

mritchie@osler.com

tel: 416.862.5674

Office

Toronto

Areas of Expertise
Bar Admission

Ontario, 2014

Education
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
  • University of Windsor, B.Comm.
Language(s)
English

Matthew’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of real property. Matthew has been an associate in Osler’s Real Estate Group since 2014, after completing his articles with Osler. During his articles, Matthew completed a secondment to Royal Bank of Canada’s Canadian Banking Group. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School’s Juris Doctor program, where he received the Dominic Carinci Memorial Prize for high academic standing in Business Associations and Real Estate Transactions.

    • Uken Studios, Inc. in the sale of Bingo Pop to Jam City, Inc.
    • Acted as lead associate in the sale of the Delta Markham Hotel for $28 million and the Holiday Inn Toronto-Mississauga for $15.25 million
    • Acted as lead associate in various leasing and licensing matters for Victoria University
    • Target Canada in its wind-down of Canadian operations, including the sale and disposition of leases
    • Smart REIT (formerly Calloway) in its $1.12 billion acquisition and financing of SmartCentres properties, including Wal-Mart anchored properties
    • Chartwell in its acquisition of five assisted living facilities in Ontario for $254 million
    • The underwriters in a $48.3 million equity offering by InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust
    • KPMG on various leasing matters
    • CIBC in various financings of apartment buildings throughout Canada
    • PRO REIT in its acquisition of five properties in Ontario and Atlantic Canada
    • Vale Canada Limited in various leasing matters
    • Imperial Oil Limited in the sale of an Ontario property for $16.6 million
    • A leading power company in connection with its acquisition of a large-scale wind farm project
    • Kids Help Foundation in its leasing of Vancouver office space
       

  • Dominic Carinci Memorial Prize, 2013 

  • Osgoode Business Law Society, Treasurer
  • Toronto Crown Attorney’s Office, Research Assistant