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Mark Noskiewicz

Partner

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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4136
Fax:   416.979.1234

Mark Noskiewicz is a partner in the Municipal, Planning and Property Tax Group at Goodmans. He practises administrative law, with a focus on municipal and land development matters.

Mark represents private and public sector clients in the processing and implementation of planning, heritage and environmental approvals thoughout Ontario, with a particular emphasis on land development projects in the Greater Toronto Area. His expertise in the field is evident in his work providing counsel to some of the country's largest real estate development firms on complex redevelopment projects. 

Mark appears regularly before municipal councils and committees and at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board).  He has also appeared before other administratrive tribunals, and before the Divisional Court of Ontario and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

Mark’s representative work includes acting as:

Downtown Projects

  • zoning counsel for numerous downtown Toronto commercial projects, including Toronto Eaton Centre, the CBC Broadcast Centre Block, Brookfield Place, Bay-Adelaide Centre, the CN Tower base expansion and the adjacent Ripley's Aquarium
  • zoning counsel for the intensification and redevelopment of the Square One shopping centre and surrounding lands, part of the transformation and emergence of Mississauga's downtown

Brownfield Redevelopment/Heritage Matters

  • lead zoning counsel for over 20 years with respect to the comprehensive restoration and redevelopment of the nationally historic Gooderham and Worts distillery site, today known as The Distillery District
  • zoning counsel for the City of Mississauga with respect to the redevelopment of the historic St. Lawrence Starch waterfront site in Port Credit

High-Rise Residential/Urban Infill Projects 

  • zoning counsel for numerous downtown Toronto residential tower projects, including Spire, Radio City and the redevelopment of the Chelsea Hotel site
  • zoning counsel for numerous mid-rise/mixed-use projects on main streets/transit corridors, including Shoppes on Queen West and the Sunnybrook Plaza redevelopment

Development Charges/Infrastructure Financing Matters

•    regular advisor on development charges, infrastructure financing and cost-sharing matters

Greenfield Development

  • zoning counsel for numerous urban expansion projects in Milton, Brampton, Hamilton and other southern Ontario communities

RECOGNITION

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory recognizes Mark as “most frequently recommended” and one of the leading practitioners in land development work. He is also recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for real estate and municipal law. He is ranked Band 1 (highest ranking) by Chambers Canada 2019 for Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT AND CHARITY WORK

Mark is a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a past Chair and current Advisory Board Member of ULI Toronto’s District Council.

He was previously on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Urban Development Institute/Ontario, and he regularly provides advice and assistance to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), on land use policy and legislative matters.

Education University of Toronto (LL.B., 1985)
University of Waterloo (Bachelor of Mathematics, 1982)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario

Year of Call

1987 Ontario