07/09/2014 10:04 EDT | Updated 09/08/2014 05:59 EDT

David Azrieli, Canadian-Israeli real estate mogul, dead at 92

Montreal real estate mogul David Azrieli died Wednesday at the age of 92.

Azrieli’s death was confirmed in a letter from his company, Azrieli Group Ltd., to the Israel Securities Authority.

Azrieli was born in Poland and moved to Montreal in the 1950s. He was the controlling shareholder in the Azrieli Group Ltd, an Israel-based real estate and holdings firm and responsible for the  Azrieli Centre, a skyscraper complex in Tel Aviv.

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