Stuart Hough

Stuart Hough





Stuart is the chair of McCarter Grespan’s real estate practice group.

Stuart specializes and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of real estate law, particularly in commercial property acquisitions, leasing, dispositions, financing, and development.  He has developed a particular interest and expertise in commercial leasing where he acts for both commercial landlords and tenants in the retail, office, and industrial context.  Stuart is also experienced in structuring development and ownership structures, such as partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, trusts, and co-ownerships.

Stuart has a passion for advocacy, problem-solving, and strategy and enjoys setting a goal with his clients, visualizing the actualization process, and making it a reality through guidance and practical solutions.

Clients trust Stuart to provide high-level work that achieves their objectives. His years of experience with a sophisticated client base has given Stuart exposure to complex scenarios and situations; he uses this breadth of experience to provide his clients with the information and expertise they need to make the best possible decisions for their real estate transactions and related business.

Memberships & Community Involvement

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Supportive Housing of Waterloo



  • Queen's University, LL.B., 2007
  • University of Toronto, Hon. B.Sc., 2004

Call to Bar

  • Ontario, 2008