Philipp Duffy focuses his practice on the areas of real estate and infrastructure, including public-private partnerships and other alternative procurement methods. His real estate expertise extends to project development, acquisitions and divestitures both of discrete assets and portfolios of assets, land assembly, financing and leasing matters across a wide range of asset classes, including industrial, office, hospitality, single-tenant build-to-suit, residential condominiums and retail properties. In the areas of infrastructure and public-private partnerships, Mr. Duffy has been involved in highway projects, railway transit projects, multiple new hospitals, a medical research centre and detention centre projects, and is very experienced with navigating the procurement process of the Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI).
As co-chair of the firm's Construction group, Mr. Duffy acts for a wide variety of market participants including developers, builders, project owners, managers, investors and sponsors in a broad range of real estate and infrastructure related matters. He has been involved in many major projects which have shaped and continue to shape the face of the Montréal Metropolitan Area, including Bell Canada’s Nun’s Island Campus, the Cité du Multimédia, the Cité du commerce électronique, the CRCHUM, the Tour des Canadiens, and, most recently, the new Turcot Interchange project.
He is frequently called upon for his ability to elaborate creative business structures and solutions to achieve the particular business objectives of the client. He is known as a facilitator of transactions among both clients and their public and private counterparties.