Guylaine DeBlois


Guylaine is a Partner in KRB’s Real Estate Group whose practice focuses on real estate development, banking and finance, M&A and corporate/commercial matters. Prior to joining the team, she was a Partner at a Montreal law firm specializing in advising businesses in respect of a wide range of commercial, transactional and real estate matters. Guylaine regularly assists clients with real estate acquisitions, partnership structures, acquisition and construction financings, and other commercial agreements and transactions. Her clients appreciate her for being practical, efficient and thorough.

Guylaine is also actively involved in her community as a volunteer for the Women’s Y Foundation, which helps women in need, and JA Quebec, which promotes financial literacy among the youth.

Representative Work

Acted on behalf of a notable residential, commercial and industrial real estate developer in respect of the construction financing of a 64-story mixed-use development totaling over 600,000 buildable sq. ft. located in Montreal’s Downtown core

Acted on behalf of the wholly-owned subsidiary of an eminent Montreal real estate developer in respect of the acquisition of a Gatineau shopping centre and excess land representing over 161,000 leasable sq. ft.

Participated in the sale of all the Rona franchises in favour of Rona for $215M

Participated in the implementation of mezzanine financings representing an aggregate amount of $70M and construction financings representing aggregate amount of $255M for the construction and development of a portfolio of senior housing residential facilities

Assisted a Montreal-based real estate developer with the structuring and implementation of relevant partnerships as well as its acquisition and construction financing for its residential condominium projects

Represented Eocycle Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of certified wind turbines, in connection with a financing in the amount of $9.7M by Investissement Québec and other investors

Drafted standard leases for commercial, residential and mixed-use buildings owned by a Montreal-based real estate developer

Represented the vendors in connection with the sale of Carnot Refrigeration Inc. to M&M Refrigeration LLC


Memberships and Affiliations


JA Quebec

Quebec Bar

Women’s Y Foundation

Practice Areas

Real Estate

Banking and Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate and Commercial


University of Montreal, LL.B.

McGill University, Graduate Diploma – Management, Treasury and Finance

McMaster University, B.A. – Political Science