Scott Martyn has 30 years of experience in commercial real estate law with a focus on construction, project finance, project development and infrastructure. He has expertise in advising builders/developers, hospitals, municipalities and governmental participants. Scott has extensive experience in mining law, and in particular, with the creation, transfer, financing and ownership of patented and unpatented claims, mining leases, mining licences of occupation, as well as ownership issues relating to aggregate and quarries.
Scott has been involved in numerous high-profile infrastructure projects, previously acting as legal counsel on the development and construction of Brighton Beach Power Station, William Osler Health Centre, Royal Ottawa Hospital, Roy McMurtry Youth Centre, Niagara Health System, Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation, London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, the City of Brampton Southwest Quadrant (SWQ) Renewal Plan and Barrie Transit.
Scott’s real estate practice involves the development, acquisition and disposition of retail, office, multi-residential and industrial properties and portfolios. He also advises on financings and refinancings, restructurings, land transfer tax, mortgage enforcement and commercial leasing. Scott represents developers of commercial, residential and multi-residential properties; home builders; and national and international financial institutions.
Experienced in land use planning as well as municipal, environmental and expropriation law, Scott brings transactional experience relating to mining and public-private hospital projects in addition to multi-phased, common elements and available land condominium projects involving development and operational matters.
Scott was previously with Bennett Jones from 1996 to 2011 and became a partner in 2002. During that time, he chaired the Toronto Office Student Committee from 1999 until 2005.