Avi Sugar

Partner and Real Estate Department Co-Chair
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Avi provides clients with pragmatic advice on all aspects of commercial real estate acquisition, disposition, financing and development.  

His clients include, public and private real estate investors, developers, REITs and financial institutions who turn to him for guidance on: drafting, negotiating, and structuring agreements and transactions relating to real estate purchases, financings and sales; property and asset management agreements; lease arrangements and the financing of leasehold interests; and land development and cost sharing arrangements.

Avi also has unique expertise in leading due diligence teams when acting for purchasers and lenders with respect to  real estate portfolios in Canada and abroad.

Outside of the office, Avi is a member of  the commercial real estate advisory board for Practical Law Canada and sits on the Board of Directors for the Eitz Chaim Schools.

Avi is recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada in real estate law.

Education & Memberships


Osgoode Hall Law School Law, LL.B., 2002
John Hopkins University, M.A., 2001
Ner Israel Rabbinical College, Talmudic Law, BTL, 1994


Ontario Bar Association
Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association

Awards and Recognition

The Best Lawyers ™ in Canada

Real Estate Law

Professional & Community Involvement

Member, Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee (CJPAC)
Practical Law Canada - Commercial Real Estate Advisory Board
Eitz Chaim Schools, Board of Directors
Legal Counsel-Kashruth Council of Canada (COR)