Commercial real estate transaction specialist Julie Dore has been promoted to managing director of business law firm BCF.
The firm announced her appointment in a news release. Doré becomes the firm’s first woman to head Montreal-based BCF. She succeeds Pierre Allard, who had held the post since 2019.
Doré has been with BCF for two decades, starting as an associate and rising to partner and associate director posts before being promoted again. During her career, she has represented hundreds of companies in major transactions.
Another commercial real estate expert, Nicolas Gosselin, has assumed the reins of BCF’s Quebec City office, the firm announced in the same news release. Gosselin is a veteran construction and real estate litigator.
Gosselin has been with BCF for 17 years. He succeeds Mario Welsh.
BCF did not provide any reasons for the leadership changes.
Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s.
In addition, he has covered sports, general news and business for several leading wire services and publications, including The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Research Money, The Daily Oil Bulletin, Natural Gas World and The Toronto Star.
Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.