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Real Estate Forum
December 4-5, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, TorontoChairs’ Reception – December 3 – Fairmont Royal York

Avi Tesciuba
Senior Managing Director, Country Head at Hines


Avi Tesciuba is responsible for the overall Hines Canada platform and currently serves as the senior officer on a number of projects including CIBC Square – a three million sq. ft. twin-tower office development across from Union Station in Toronto, including a one-acre elevated park above the rail corridor; Bayside, a two million sq. ft., seven-building master-planned mixed-use development on the Toronto waterfront, including the tallest mass timber office building in North America; Park Central, a two-tower, 1000-unit high-rise multifamily development in the Calgary Beltline; and Eighth Avenue Place, a two million-square-foot twin tower office complex in Calgary. Avi joined Hines in 1998. After spending the first 10 years of his Hines career in Chicago, he moved with his family to Toronto to help build a Canadian platform for Hines. He is passionate about assembling a high-performing team, that now numbers 121, and developing a strong culture. He has focused his development efforts on projects that has elevated the quality standard and service level existing in the current marketplace, created a sense of place, and improved the communities we live and work in.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles, a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Structural Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He also holds a Professional Engineering license in California.

Agenda Sessions

  • Creating the office environment: how are organizations creating spaces for effective, collaborative work environments?