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Best Lawyers in Canada, Roslyn Houser - Recognized, Administrative and Public Law, 2022

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Chambers Canada, Roslyn Houser - Ranked, Senior Statespeople, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use - Ontario, 2022

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Chambers Canada, Roslyn Houser - Ranked - Tier 1, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use - Ontario, 2019

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Roslyn Houser

Counsel

rhouser@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4119
Fax:   416.979.1234

Roslyn Houser serves as a counsel in the Municipal, Planning and Property Tax Group at Goodmans. She specializes in municipal law with her practice focusing on the full range of land development matters. Roslyn has handled residential and employment projects throughout southern Ontario and is currently involved with several city building projects for key downtown locations which will be served by new transportation hubs. She has also handled numerous large commercial planning matters for the private and public sectors, including large-scale shopping centres and commercial projects in a mixed-use urban format.

Roslyn appears frequently before the Ontario Land Tribunal (fomer Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) and municipal councils on behalf of both private and public sector clients. 

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

Roslyn’s representative work includes:

Large Transit-Oriented Projects

  • the new 60-acre Unilever employment precinct east of Toronto’s downtown
  • 100 acres within the new mixed-use intensification project in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre served by the recent extension of the Spadina subway line

Residential and Office Redevelopments in Toronto

  • numerous condominium projects including Monde, X Condominium, and the Massey Tower
  • Eaton Centre, Toronto-Dominion Centre Tower Five, Globe and Mail Centre

Retail Development

  • shopping centre and power centre developments in Toronto, Vaughan, Markham, Kawartha Lakes, Milton, Aurora, Newmarket, Oshawa, Kingston, Ottawa, Brantford, London, Guelph, Windsor and Stratford

Costco Stores

  • Etobicoke, Scarborough, Mississauga, Markham, Vaughan, Newmarket, Peterborough, Kingston and Ottawa

Suburban Development

  • industrial developments in Vaughan, Scarborough, Brampton and Oakville
  • residential subdivisions in Markham, Vaughan and high-rise intensification projects in Richmond Hill and Vaughan

Cultural Development

  • National Ballet School in Toronto
  • Tom Patterson Theatre in Stratford

RECOGNITION

Roslyn has been recognized as a leading practitioner by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for property development and by Best Lawyers in Canada for administrative and public law, municipal law and real estate law. Chambers Canada 2022 recognizes Roslyn in the area of Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use noting she “enjoys an excellent reputation at the forefront of the market for her knowledge of planning and land use regulations”.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

Roslyn has lectured at the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, the Ontario Association of Architects and the Building Industry and Land Development Association. She has also published articles relating to the planning process.

 

Education University of Toronto (LL.B, 1977)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario

Year of Call

1979 Ontario