PHILADELPHIA, PA–Health care real estate specialist Scott Martin has joined the Philadelphia office of Avison Young as a principal.
Martin’s mandate is to help grow the company’s Greater Philadelphia medical office service-line coverage, says David Fahey, Avison Young principal and managing director of the company’s Philadelphia region.
Martin will continue to provide office-tenant representation, landlord representation, and investment sales services within the specialized Greater Philadelphia and New Jersey health care property niche. Martin brings more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, most recently as a senior vice president with Markeim-Chalmers, where he successfully executed leasing and sales transactions on behalf of clients based in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
“Scott is a great addition to our Greater Philadelphia team, as he brings an impressive background of tremendous experience serving clients,” says Fahey. “As we continue to achieve steady growth in the Philadelphia region, Scott’s work in the health care real estate niche will add even more depth to our office leasing team and strengthen our multi-faceted service-line approach for our clients. We’re excited to have him at Avison Young.”
At Markeim-Chalmers, Martin led the firm’s office and investment group. Before joining Markheim-Chalmers in 2007, he worked for Grubb & Ellis (now Newmark Knight Frank).
Martin’s expertise encompasses tenant representation and relocation, lease negotiations, project leasing, financial analysis, investment analysis, and landlord representation for the sale and leasing of properties. His notable clients have included such distinguished companies as the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic Retina, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, The Rothman Institute, CNNH Neurohealth, PREIT, Tenet Health System, Cooper Health System, Kennedy Health System, Senior Care Centers of America, Welltower, Laboratory Corporation of America, Lourdes Health System, MetLife, Rutgers University, Siemens, Liberty Mutual, Bancroft Neurohealth, the University of Pennsylvania, Surgery Center Management Services, the US Army Corps of Engineers and Verizon.
“I am very excited to be part of the growing Philadelphia team at Avison Young,” says Martin. “The firm’s innovative approaches and principal-led ownership structure ensure that, through the creation of unique teams for every transaction, our clients always come first. I look forward to incorporating more than 15 years of experience in Greater Philadelphia’s and New Jersey’s health care real estate markets to help grow our regional presence.”
Martin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Temple University and is a licensed real estate salesperson in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.