181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1981 (ON)
David Ross is a partner at McMillan and a member of the firm's Commercial Real Estate Group. He has over 30 years of experience in commercial real property law and specializes in commercial leasing of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use developments. David also practises extensively in the acquisition, development and disposition of all types of real property and does solicitor's work in the construction law area, which includes acting for project owners, developers and construction managers drafting, reviewing and providing advice regarding construction contracts, construction management contracts and other contracts for professional services related to construction. David's clients include large and small landlords and tenants, corporate and individual real estate investors, developers and operators, financial institutions, trustees and receivers. He has presented papers and been a panellist at continuing education and professional conferences and seminars for the Ontario Bar Association, the Law Society of Ontario, ICSC and other continuing education service providers on commercial leasing and transaction related matters, and contributed the chapter "Acquiring the Property" to Construction Law in Canada, LexisNexis, May 2010.
On November 30, 2018, Essar Steel Algoma Inc. (“ESAI”) concluded its comprehensive restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act by way of the sale of substantially all of its assets to Algoma Steel Inc. (“ASI”).
On February 1, 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society completed its amalgamation with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The two organizations initially announced their intention to amalgamate in October 2016.
An affiliate of Mattamy Homes Ltd. acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Monarch Corporation, the Canadian operations of US homebuilder Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, for CAD$335 million at closing, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. Immediately prior to the closing, approximately C$235 million of cash at Monarch was distributed to a subsidiary of TMHC for total proceeds of C$570 million from the share sale. The transaction closed following the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including clearance by the Canadian Competition Bureau.