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Real estate lawyer in Toronto, Ontario, Andrea Centa

Andrea L. Centa

Partner | Co-Leader, Real Estate Law Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1999
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Andrea Centa is the Co-Leader of the firm’s Real Estate Law practice group and Leader of the Ontario Real Estate Law practice group.  She is a seasoned real estate partner who has established a broad real estate practice, focused on acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate, the development of large real estate projects and financings.

In her transaction-based practice, Andrea advises both domestic and cross-border clients across a variety of industries.  She handles sophisticated transactions on behalf of real estate developers, private institutional investors, both local and foreign, financial institutions, pension funds, pension fund managers and Crown corporations.  She advises buyers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, developers and investors in respect of office, retail, industrial, multi-residential and institutional properties. 

Andrea also represents investors, institutional clients and developers in the investment in real estate in Canada by Canadian, US and other non-Canadian investors through the establishment of joint ventures, co-ownerships, long-term ground leases, land exchanges and other similar structures. 

Andrea is committed to delivering innovative, efficient and practical advice and advising clients on the complexities of the real estate market.

Andrea has been named as a LMG Rising Star, and has been recognized multiple times by Chambers, Legal 500 Canada and by Best Lawyers for her expertise.

  • Recognized in Real Estate Law in Toronto, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 to 2021
  • Recognized in Real Estate in Ontario, Chambers Canada 2020 to 2021
  • For Real Estate, The Legal 500 Canada 2014 to 2019
Chambers & Partners Publication name with laurels Chambers Canada Recognized in Real Estate in Ontario Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.
Legal 500 Publication name with laurels The Legal 500 Canada For Real Estate
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  • LLB Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BA, with distinction York University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, NAIOP and former member NAIOP Developing Leaders Committee (2008 - 2013)
  • Member, Moore Park Residents Association
  • Member, Young Women in Law
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