Who Are Ontario’s Most Influential Commercial Real Estate Startups Today?

Ontario, Canada, an economic powerhouse, is fast becoming a preferred destination for innovative real estate startups. With the real estate market in commercial, residential, and investment sectors recognizing the potential for new technologies and data-driven approaches, a new breed of startups is emerging, pushing the boundaries within Ontario’s commercial real estate market. This includes an accelerating demand for advancements in asset management, SaaS platforms, PropTech, underwriting, finance, and so much more. Here, we have outlined fifteen trailblazing startups from Ontario, each contributing to the evolution of the commercial real estate sector.

Essential Real Estate Partners

Essential Real Estate Partners is an asset management firm led by Dan Merriam and Sandy Mackay. As a trailblazer in private property partnerships, this startup is revolutionizing the field through an innovative private partnership model focused on real estate fund management.


HILO is a SaaS platform founded by David Abrams, Kirk Stephens, and Oz Solomon. The platform empowers building operators to charm tenants, bolster revenues, and optimize operations. This cutting edge solution is shaping the commercial real estate, enterprise software, and smart building industries one building at a time.


Arextech, founded by Miguel Alvarez de Linera Alperi and Pablo Garnica, is a real estate investment software builder with a unique approach to data management in the commercial real estate market.

SuiteSpot Technology

SuiteSpot Technology, founded by Elik Jaeger, is a SaaS platform that offers AI solutions for property management, operations, and maintenance. Their cloud computing and mobile app solutions focus on real estate turnover and inspections.

R-LABS Canada

R-LABS Canada, founded by George Carras, builds innovative companies that solve significant problems in the real estate sector, thus changing the way we perceive commercial real estate, construction, and real estate investments.


U-Rite, a SaaS Commercial Real Estate Underwriting and Valuation Platform founded by Blair Halenda and Stephen Paek, is helping companies make informed decisions through their technology.

Peakhill Capital

Peakhill Capital, led by Harley Gold, is a commercial real estate firm providing expert commercial mortgages and financing services.


GoParkr, a full-stack parking management solution launched by Alex Ren, Bruce Xia, and Frank Jing, is redefining parking operations, making it an asset for property managers.


upSpace is a real estate company providing rental commercial spaces, thus facilitating flexible and convenient corporate opportunities.


CNTNR, founded by Adam Morris, provides innovative residential and commercial real estate developments, shaping the property development industry.

Goldbar The Nathan Team

Goldbar The Nathan Team offers both residential and commercial real estate services, covering a wide spectrum of the real estate industry.

Northcrest Developments

Northcrest Developments specializes in planning and developing Downsview airport lands, a niche yet significantly impactful area of the commercial real estate sector.

DH76 Capital Partners

DH76 Capital Partners, led by Josh Adman, is a commercial real estate finance and strategy firm developing innovative funding solutions for different types of commercial real estate.


Spacie, founded by Maxim Andreev, is a commercial real estate listing platform that helps businesses find the perfect commercial space, modernizing the real estate search process.

EQ Offices

EQ Offices, founded by Yasmin Alam, offers serviced offices, redefining the workspace as an accessible, professional, and innovative environment.

Ontario’s startup scene is vibrant, with an emphasis on innovative technologies and creativity. These startups are not just shaping their respective industries, they are reshaping the real estate landscape. Exciting new technologies, processes, and business models are sparking change, while simultaneously attracting international interest. The Canadian real estate sector is, quite simply, booming.

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