Ottawa | Carling Avenue
1335 Carling Avenue Suite 200
Ottawa ON

Madat Kara
Sales Representative


Madat Kara began his successful Real Estate career in 1988 after 20 years of being an entrepreneur. Born in
East Africa, Madat attempted his first venture in 1969. He established a profitable retail auto parts business
which later expanded into distribution at a wholesale level. In 1974 Madat moved to Canada and continued in
the automotive trade by retail acquiring a franchised rust proofing business and within a year expanded his
portfolio by owning a used car dealership, service garage and a chain of gas stations. He then chose to
explore the hospitality industry and subsequently opened a highly successful new concept’ restaurant that
was well known in Toronto.

In 1983, Madat sold his holdings and made his permanent move to Ottawa. Upon arriving he immediately
purchased a convenience store which led him to open several more until he eventually had a chain of
convenience stores as well as a couple of photo labs and a formal wear store. By 1988 Madat sold his interest
in the retail business and made his move into the Real Estate Industry. While building his business, he was
involved in the ownership of two very well known Ottawa (O’Tooles) restaurants but eventually focused on his
growing Real Estate business.

Madat’s highly developed management & people skills come as a result of years of experience and
supervision of countless employees, and it is this which has contributed to his outstanding success in the
building of his Real Estate business. He has a desire to provide results and never gives less than 100% to his

Career achievements and recognition:
Madat Kara has been a top selling agent consistently receiving awards since 1988 such as a Million
Dollar Producer, Number 1 commercial agent in Ontario and Canada, “Leading Edge Society”,
“President’s Circle”, “Chairman’s Circle” and the list goes on. Ranking with the top sales associates
within the Prudential Real Estate Network of Canada, Madat has also completed a “Basic mediation”
course and was nominated by a national franchise as the “Advisor for Business Development”.

Madat has been honoured by Mayor Bob Chiarelli from the city of Ottawa to recognize services to
community and also Received “Humanitarianism” award. He has received Her Majesty’s “Golden
Jubilee Medal” presented by the Governor General of Canada and presented with “Community Builder
Award” by the United Way for community services. In 2011 Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson presented a
plaque to Madat for Outstanding Volunteer Services and again in 2012 was again presented City
Builders Award at City hall.

Madat Kara has been very involved within the community as a fundraiser and volunteer for ”Meals On
Wheels” and has raised over $185,000.00 up to middle of 2013 for this organization. He delivers Meals every
Friday since 1999 and has also identified two other needs for the organization; firstly fundraising and secondly
public awareness. Over the years he has chaired and organized several fundraising events and recruited over
20 business persons to get involved. Should you wish to give your time for this worthwhile cause, please
contact Madat Kara or Baudouin St-Cyr, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels at 613-233-2424 and they will
be pleased to discuss with you.

Madat is an effective, resourceful and highly motivated individual and possesses excellent communications,
organization, negotiating and problem solving skills with extensive experience in business encompassing
Buying/Selling/Negotiating/Leasing/Structuring business plans & preparing cash flow projections.

Madat is fluent in English, Swahili, Hindi, Urdu, Katchi and Gujarati


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