Founded in 1986, Arya Corporation has focused on the acquisition, development and management of retail, commercial and residential properties throughout Toronto and Southern Ontario.
By combining strategic deployment of capital with marketing, design and property management services, Arya aims to build lasting communities for shopping, work and living.
We actively manage a portfolio of retail shopping centers located in Hamilton, Oshawa and Markham -- some of GTA's most attractive catchment areas. Our tenants include leading blue chip names such as Bank of Montreal and Tim Horton's.
We also co-invest or lead-invest in development projects, where we bring to bear our 30-year expertise in site identification, municipal planning, architectural design, construction and sales / marketing.
Key focus areas:
- Retail Strip-Mall Management and Leasing
- Residential Multi-unit Development
- Municipal Planning Permissions and Rezoning Efforts
- Private Mortgage Lending
Hossein Abhary founded Arya Investments Corp in 1986, and has helped launch partnerships with some of Toronto's leading developers and build Arya's core portfolio of properties. Mr. Abhary was previously the founder and CEO of Shahin Plastics Manufacturing Company in Tehran, Iran - one of Iran's leading manufacturer of PVC and artificial leather - founded in 1956. Mr. Abhary carries a Masters degree in Economics from University of Montana and a BA from Syracuse University.
Mohammad Abhary has served as the Vice President and now Managing Director of Arya since 1997. Mr. Abhary has led many of Arya's construction and co-investment projects including its investment in World on Yonge and M5V. Mr. Abhary is also a registered Charter Accountant and CPA and was with Grant Thornton prior to joining Arya. Mr. Abhary holds a BA from the University of Toronto.
Fariba Toofanian is a Principal with Arya Investments. Ms. Toofanian currently serves as a Sales Leader in the Enterprise Software division of IBM. Ms. Toofanian has previously worked at Ivax Corp and holds an MBA from USC, an MSc from the University of Maryland and a BS from Mount Holyoke College.
Ali Abhary is a Principal with Arya Investments. Mr. Abhary is currently the CEO of Karnaval Media Group, the largest radio broadcaster in Turkey and previously was the Founder & CEO of Biletix / Ticketmaster Turkey. Mr. Abhary has also served as a senior consultant at Monitor Group and holds a BA from Brown University.