At Fogler, Rubinoff, we believe that making a difference begins with trust. Experience and sound judgment earn it. Client relationships are built on it. Results keep it.

Avi Sugar



Avi provides clients with pragmatic business-minded 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, sits on the Board of Directors for Eitz Chaim Schools, and is a former member of the Board of Directors for Kashruth Council of Canada (COR).

Avi is recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada in real estate law.


MAY 07 2019

"Good Working Order" - What Does This Mean in the Context of a Commercial Real Estate Agreement of Purchase and Sale?

Including certain representations and warranties in commercial real estate agreements of purchase and sale is commonplace.  Although in a hot market, the nature and extent of such representation and warranties become more and more limited. 

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  • Practical Law Canada, Commercial Real Estate Advisory Board 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association


  • Osgoode Hall Law School Law, LL.B., 2002
  • John Hopkins University Public Health, Masters, 2001
  • Ner Israel Rabbinical College Talmudic Law, BTL, 1994

Community Service

  • Tomchei Shabbos, Feed the Hungry Volunteer
  • Eitz Chaim Schools, Board of Directors
  • Torah 2.0 Adult Learning Program - The Village Shul
  • Legal Counsel-Kashruth Council of Canada (COR)

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