About CHI Real Estate Group

The CHI Story

We are HOSPITALITY BUSINESS BROKERS™ who help clients buy and sell restaurants and commercial properties. Our name stands for Commercial, Hospitality, Investment, but it’s also CHI, aka, the life force. Our clients are empowered to make well-informed decisions and negotiate excellent deal terms. Only selected listings are made public. Our DISCREET LISTING™ service allows us to work as a trusted partner to sell opportunities in the hospitality industry off-market.

Are you considering selling? We offer our clients unique and customized marketing plans. CHI Real Estate Group has the network and infrastructure to market and sell your business or property in a way that best suits your needs and goals. Let’s discuss selling your property and the options available. We offer free business and building valuations.

Are you looking to buy? It’s essential to have knowledgeable and experienced representation in the process to ensure you get the best deal possible. We love working with both experienced and first-time buyers to help them make well-informed and confident decisions. Our team has industry-relevant knowledge and experience beyond real estate that can help you save time and money!

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Over the last sixteen years, Ori has established a reputation for dedication, insight, and professionalism that have made him a trusted advisor to some of the city’s top chefs and restauranteurs. His clients include trendsetters such as Ruby Soho Bar, Richmond Station; and FK Restaurant.

His uncanny ability to predict Toronto’s next hot neighbourhood, coupled with a wealth of knowledge about all things commercial real estate, from industry insight and investment potential to licensing and location, have earned him a reputation as the ‘go-to guy for anyone looking to open The Next Big Thing – not surprising, as many of his clients regularly appear in the Top 10 lists of Toronto Life, NOW Magazine and BlogTO. Ori also has and shares his valuable experience of being a landlord for several commercial properties in Toronto to serve and benefit his clients.

Ori has an approachable demeanour, extensive experience, and a gift for being simple and direct that is ideal for both industry veterans and the ‘green’ entrepreneur who needs direction on financing, renovations, municipal compliance, and legal matters.

Ori is a licensed Broker and Certified Negotiation Expert.


T: 416.953.3052
E: OriGrad@CHIrealestate.ca
A: 836 Dundas Street W., Toronto, ON M6J 1V5




From business owner to senior management, Christian has done it all in the hospitality business in Italy, Vancouver and Toronto. At each stop, he has contributed skills, expertise, and attention to detail. He understands what motivates and concerns every type of hospitality professional.

Christian finds the perfect transition for his passion by joining the team at CHI Real Estate Group, specializing in hospitality, food service, food manufacturing and real estate investment opportunities. He’s driven by the desire to understand exactly what his client needs and position them for success.

Christian is a Certified Negotiation Expert


T: 647.299.5483
E: CPetronio@CHIrealestate.ca
A: 836 Dundas Street W., Toronto, ON M6J 1V5