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For information on Tier 1 which raised $110 million:
For information on Black Bear which raised nearly $9 million, watch and read the CBC News below.
For information on Metrozen, which is the first syndicated development equity mortgage entity FSCO took action against:
For information on Titan, which is the first syndicated development equity mortgage entity that action was taken against by the OSC:
Has FSCO, OSC, LAW SOCIETY OF UPPER CANADA and the government of Ontario failed to protect the public interest?
Hello & Welcome
David was called to the Ontario bar in 1973. His areas of practice and expertise are Real Estate, Financing, Corporate Commercial, Tax and Securities. In 2013, David was inducted into the Worldwide Who's Who in Real Estate Investment. David co-authored the book Buying U.S. Real Estate, published in 2012.
David joined the board of directors of the Canadian Judicial Review Board on October 22, 2019.
David Franklin: TV and Press
April 25, 2017
6:00PM News: CBC News reported that more than 120 Chinese investors in the Greater Toronto Area were set to lose nearly $9 million in these kinds of investments, but David Franklin says that's just the tip of the iceberg.
April 07, 2017
The Barrie Examiner
The partial sale of commercial units at Barrie's Lakeview Condominiums and Collier Centre is being considered by its builder.
“Construction of the commercial portions of the building is nearing completion, and in the normal course of business at this stage, we are exploring a partial sale of our interest in the commercial areas at completion of the project,” said Mark Fogliato of Fortress Real Developments.
September 29, 2012
Potential rec facility developer linked to alleged stock-manipulation deal
ORILLIA - The president and CEO of a company looking to partner with Orillia for its recreation facility is tied to an alleged stock-manipulation deal.
The B.C. Securities Commission (BCSC) is alleging “five B.C. residents engaged in a market manipulation when their co-ordinated activities resulted in a misleading appearance of trading activity in, or an artificial price for, shares in a company that was listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.”