A seasoned and senior partner, Martin (Marty) Emmons has a broad-based real estate practice focused on the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate, and the development of significant real estate projects. Advising Canadian, US, and other non-Canadian parties in the structuring of their real estate investments in Canada, Marty has significant experience with joint ventures, co-ownerships, limited partnerships, long-term ground leases, land exchanges and other similar structures. Handling large and complex real estate transactions, Marty acts for several of the largest real estate development firms in Canada, pension funds, pension fund advisors, private real estate developers, public hospitals and a number of significant US based real estate companies and REITs. Marty’s expertise extends to construction law, where he provides clients with advice and assistance with the drafting of construction contracts, primarily for owners. Marty assists with the drafting of contracts with architects, engineering and other consultants. He has extensive experience acting for public hospitals in Ontario on major construction projects, and has been engaged in many hospital redevelopment projects.