Hariri Pontarini Architects, established in 1994, is a leading Canadian full-service architectural practice known for creating modern landmarks such as the award-winning Bahá’í Temple for South America, the acclaimed McKinsey & Company headquarters in Toronto, and the Governor General’s Medal-winning Schulich School of Business. Founded by Simak Hariri and David Pontarini, the firm has delivered a broad range of institutional, commercial and residential projects, libraries, schools and academic buildings. Hariri Pontarini Architects has become known for designing projects of exceptional quality, with a strong conceptual basis derived from the specific needs and aspirations of each client. Supported by 70 professional and technical staff, HPA’s projects have garnered the firm over 52 national and international awards.
Currently, the firm is overseeing the design and construction of nearly 50 institutional, cultural and mixed use projects; including the international competition-winning Richard-Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and the competition-winning design for the expansion of the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, as well as the 75-storey One Bloor East development at the most active and prominent intersection in the city of Toronto.
Munge Leung was established in 1997 by Alessandro Munge, Managing Partner and Sai Leung, Design Director, with the desire to build a boutique studio to offer dynamic and inspiring design solutions to a variety of specialty areas.
Today Munge Leung is an internationally recognized, Toronto-based interior design firm with a wealth of experience in creating the interiors for a global client roster that includes luxury hotels, premium condominium and residential projects and iconic restaurant and nightclub venues.
The firm’s success is rooted in its innate ability to conceptualize and execute creative solutions that deliver an innovative design mark for its client’s vision. Its collaborative, open-communication work-style and strategic approach to design and passion for details, has enabled it to form many long-standing, strategic partnerships with preeminent developers, world-renowned architects and leading hospitality brands.
Munge Leung’s work spans North America’s major metropolitan centers, Asia and the Middle East. The firm has been published in leading industry design publications, including: Hospitality Design Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, Luxury Home Quarterly, and Objekt Magazine.
Munge Leung is the recipient of numerous international awards and accolades, including: FX International Interior Design Awards, International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Contract Magazine, Hospitality Design Magazine, Best of Canada Design Awards, Design Exchange Awards, and The Nationals Sales & Marketing Awards.
As one of the world's most trusted brands, Sotheby's International Realty is, simply put, synonymous with quality. Founded in 1744, Sotheby's Auction House has maintained its supremacy in the auction of rare collectibles. With this remarkable pedigree, Sotheby's founded its realty arm in 1976, in order to provide a real estate brokerage that would provide the same exacting focus on expertise and service for unique properties of extraordinary value, which the world has come to expect.
Combining a prestigious and internationally recognized real estate brand with local market knowledge and specialized marketing expertise, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada is the leading real estate sales and marketing company for the country’s most exceptional properties.
Our professional associates provide the highest calibre of real estate service, unrivalled local and international marketing solutions, and a global affiliate sales network of close to over 700 offices in 49 countries to manage the real estate portfolios of discerning clients from around the world.
At Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, we welcome clients locally and from around the world. We have agents specialized in assisting international real estate clients, whether they are moving to Canada or investing from abroad, and can offer their services in dozens of languages.
At Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, we are committed to marketing your property locally, nationally and internationally.
Highly respected and regarded for his real estate knowledge and passion, Jim had the honour of being elected, by his peers, as a past Director of the Toronto Real Estate Board.
A lifelong resident of Toronto, Jim's accent within the real estate profession is based upon his thorough knowledge of Toronto- "the city of neighbourhoods" (over 170!). Buyers and Sellers alike, whether new to the city or moving within, rely upon Jim's in-depth knowledge and professional services.
Jim invites you to benefit from his custom tailored approach to match your individual real estate needs.
University of Western Ontario, B.A. Economics. Past Director of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) represented the "Central" district of the City. Jim also chairs two task forces on behalf of the Toronto Real Estate Board: Chairperson, Condominium Task Force 2009/2010. Chairperson, Young Professionals Task Force 2000/2010. Past President of Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation, 1551.