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Toronto’s award-winning hospitality, commercial & investment real estate team

Clients

Successfully buying & selling restaurants for over 20 years

Our Services

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Commercial

Whether office, commercial, or retail negotiations, we demystify the lingo and ensure you get the best deal. We have over 35 years of combined experience helping franchises procure new locations, negotiating tenant inducements from the landlord, securing free rent periods and ensuring the final lease reflects our intent.

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Hospitality

We help bar & restaurant owners buy, sell, lease, franchise and build their businesses, so you can simply pursue your passion. Whether it’s insurance requirements, small business financing, Bulk Sales Act transactions, ACGO liquor license transfers & applications, or franchise disclosure documents (the Arthur Wishart Act), we work with expertise & discretion.

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Investments

Real estate is a key component of any balanced investment portfolio, typically outpacing inflation while providing insulation from volatility — often with the added bonus of rental income! The OMG Real Estate team can help find the property that helps meet your financial goals.

Listings

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Aleem Syed from Royal Meats

Hanif Harji

ICON Legacy Hospitality

Grant Van Gameren

Bar Isabel, Bar Raval, El Rey Mezcal Bar

Ian McGrenaghan

Electric Restaurant Group

Susur Lee

Lee Restaurant

Gaslight

Nate Young

Harry’s Restaurant

Ian Ross & Sean Young

Warehouse Group

Tanya Grossi

The Darling Mansion

Jim Stavros

TMR Real Estate Holdings

Sold Listings

The Team

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Stephen M. Murphy

Sales Representative

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and commercial real estate, Stephen M. Murphy has owned over 25 independent restaurants, building sales from scratch and further profiting from the sale of these businesses. Moving on to become President of a successful Restaurant Management Company, he was entrusted for his consulting & restaurant management services, and continues to act as a real estate consultant for Landlords & Trustees to this day.

15 Years ago, Stephen identified a gap in the commercial real estate field relating to the particular needs of restaurateurs; restaurant sales were being conducted by the same agents whose primary focus was residential real estate. It just didn’t make sense! Stephen emerged as a pioneer and leader in Hospitality Real Estate in Canada, and maintains his reputation as a top producer as he mentors a new generation of hospitality-specific Realtors. In the birth of OMG Real Estate, Stephen’s next challenge is to focus on Commercial & Investment Real Estate, while participating in the negotiation of sales and leases with his team.

From his first sale – Susur Lee’s famed “Lotus” Restaurant, Stephen’s focus and advice have continued to drive success in restaurant sales for his clients and their families. By establishing long term relationships resulting in growth and prosperity, Stephen currently represents a number of national franchise groups as well as independent boutique hotspots. His experience, affiliations and insight continue to steer business owners to locations that will encourage their future success. Stephen can be called on to offer expertise in location procurement, sale & lease negotiations, franchising, investment purchases or simply to offer good advice and common sense in an already challenging industry. In recent years Stephen has built up an extensive Real Estate Investor portfolio and he welcomes your Commercial and Investment Real Estate inquiries.

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Larry Wolstat

Sales Representative

Commenced my Real Estate career in 1977 and for 17 years marketed primarily residential homes.

I Spent 5 years specializing as the Broker/Manager representing one of Toronto’s most well known and prestigious builders “Shane Baghai”. We designed, built and sold luxury multi-million dollar homes, town homes and condominiums to a diverse client base. I successfully secured a Broker licence which resulted in owning and operating 2 Real Estate Brokerages over the course of my career.

Changing direction I joined a boutique Real Estate organization located in Yorkville to focus on commercial real estate. For over 17 years I have established the reputation of being a professional in the commercial arena of real estate.

My extensive professional knowledge, vast experience and contacts in commercial real estate will be a positive contribution to OMG. My success is derived from being a sincere caring agent who has always given 110% with every client. My clients attest to my commitment to their real estate needs.

One of my distinct competitive advantages is that I constantly have an extensive portfolio of available properties for sale and lease in the GTA. Noteworthy deals include the recent location for The South African African Embassy, the sale and lease of numerous retail stores and office spaces plus industrial sales and leases. 

My experience also includes the sales of apartment buildings and multi unit residential buildings. Last year alone I sold 3 multi- million dollar plazas in the GTA.

I am passionate about meeting the needs of both the landlord/tenant and seller/buyer to ensure a successful outcome. My main goal is to establish and maintain an ongoing long term relationship with my clients.

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Nick Murphy

Sales Representative

His career began in the kitchens of legendary Toronto establishments like Terroni, Centro, Grace, Mitzi’s Sister, Electric Mud BBQ and Grand Electric. Starting as a prep cook, Nick was quickly able to advance through every position in the business and became Grand Electric’s General Manager by 2014.

Nick has enjoyed working with some amazing and talented young restaurateurs, learning the ins and outs of both the front & back of house of restaurant operations, earning a well respected reputation for honesty & following up on commitments.

Nick has also compiled an impressive Real Estate portfolio of his own. Building on his passions, Nick is beginning a new chapter at OMG in hospitality real estate.

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Peter Sharma

Sales Representative

Peter Sharma is a licensed commercial real estate broker who is actively involved in many facets of the real estate industry over the past two decades.

Today, he combines his background and skills developed as a successful entrepreneur and respected real estate broker to provide exceptionally well-rounded real estate, finance and business expertise to his long list of clients. Peter is a highly educated, ethical professional with superior communication skills.  Peter prides himself on his ability to assimilate information and present it to his clients “ in a way that’s actionable and in a way they can understand and trust “.

Over the course of his career, Peter has held various positions within the commercial real estate industry. Peter has been an owner/operator, franchisee, district / area manager and has represented numerous local, regional and national franchise companies. He has represented both Landlord and Tenants in creating mutual beneficial solutions in order to avoid costly court challenges.  

Peter has been involved in the purchase and sale / leasing of various investment properties including office buildings, strip plazas, warehouses and apartment complexes. 

Peter’s retail experience includes the selling, buying and leasing of properties across different segments of the industry : restaurants, banquet halls, donut shops, food processing facilities, day care, medical/dental , pharmacy, laundry/dry cleaner, retirement homes, convenience stores, body shops, auto/truck garages, auto dealerships, gas stations and car washes.

Peter has garnered relationships with many developers, architects and builders to facilitate any land development project from land assembly to site plan approval. Peter has worked with various Municipal Government departments to create/change zoning, severance and assist with appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board / LPAT tribunal.

 Peter’s knowledge, background and unique hands-on experience makes him one of the most recommended commercial brokers in the Greater Toronto Area.                                                          

As a devoted husband and father of two boys, Peter enjoys his spare time with family and friends, workouts in the gym, attending music festivals/concerts and cheering for all Toronto sports teams.

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Jack Murphy

Coming Soon

Jack will be joining our team very soon!

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Jesse Fader

Team Member

Over the last 20 years Jesse has established a strong reputation as a committed Chef, owner and hospitality professional. Through this he has learned the essential value of commitment, collaboration and the entrepreneurial spirit. With a resume that includes the opening of some of the city’s top restaurants, he is now looking forward to helping the next generation find their footing and to help push it all forward. With a vast understanding of the industry and a deep love for the city in which he lives, Jesse is the quintessential personality for commercial real estate.

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JOIN OUR TEAM

Looking for dedicated new members!

We want you to join our
AWARD-WINNING HOSPITALITY, COMMERCIAL, AND INVESTMENT TEAM!

WE ARE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR HONEST, PASSIONATE, AND DRIVEN SALES REPRESENTATIVES TO JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM!

EXTENSIVE TRAINING PROVIDED

Contact:
STEPHEN M. MURPHY
C: 416.707.6563 O: 416.849.5360F

Our Story

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1985 - 1997

With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and commercial real estate, Stephen M. Murphy has owned over 25 independent restaurants, building sales from scratch and further profiting from the sale of these businesses. Moving on to become president of a successful restaurant management company, he was entrusted for his consulting & restaurant management services, and continues to act as a real estate consultant for landlords & trustees to this day.

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1997 - Present

In 1997, Stephen identified a gap in the commercial real estate field relating to the particular needs of restaurateurs: restaurant sales were being conducted by the same agents whose primary focus was residential real estate. It just didn’t make sense! Stephen emerged as a pioneer and leader in hospitality real estate in Canada, and maintains his reputation as a top producer as he mentors a new generation of hospitality-specific realtors. In the birth of OMG Real Estate, Stephen’s next challenge is to focus on commercial & investment real estate, while participating in the negotiation of sales and leases with his team.

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Moving Forward

In September of 2017, OMG was graced by the addition of Nick Murphy to the team. Nick’s vast experience in every facet of the hospitality industry coupled with his honest work ethic, ushers in a new generation. Our team is committed to doing our very best to offer our clients the kind of sound, stable honest advice they need to meet their own specialized commercial, investment, hospitality, and franchise goals.

Get in Touch

Please contact us and we will have an agent follow up within 48 hours
FOR A FREE NO OBLIGATION EVALUATION.

Please note that, due to the confidential nature of our exclusive listings, not all listings can be shown here. Prospective clients are encouraged to call us directly for a consultation.




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