Ali Asgary is a suburban retail leasing, land development and investment specialist with a primary focus representing investors, developers, landlords and tenants supporting all of their real estate needs throughout the Greater Toronto Area and North America. Ali has built a remarkable client portfolio while growing his team resulting in a significant number of deals which has landed him on the list of top performing agents for the past several years as well as on the President’s Round Table. The team provides clients with valuable experience from both the Landlord and Tenant perspective along with effective negotiation, time management, and communication skills.
Having joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2010, Ali has worked on a variety of assignments and represented high profile clients such as Manulife Real Estate, Medallion Corporation, Oxford Properties, Canadian Tire Real Estate and Lash Group of Companies. The team has tremendous land development experience and has secured lease transactions with National Financial Institutions and tenants such as The Obsidian Group, Subway Sandwiches, Goodwill Industries, Starbucks Coffee, Shoppers Drug Mart, McDonald’s Restaurant of Canada and numerous private retailers.
Ali has acquired his Certified Commercial Investment Member pin (CCIM). CCIM members are recognized as top commercial real estate valuation and negotiation experts. The CCIM Institute educates and connects the world's leading experts in investment strategy, financial analysis and market analysis. Ali’s experience and merit throughout the program earned him the position of the Educational Chair on the Board and President-elect for the Central Canada CCIM Chapter.
Prior to joining Cushman and Wakefield, Ali operated his own successful electrical contracting and restaurant business which has provided him with unique insight to retail operations and construction related matters. Personally, Ali has acquired several retail investment properties and has extensive knowledge in management, operation and construction of commercial real estate assets.