Few people in the local property industry had more impact than Marc Wainer, and hardly anyone had a more irrepressible character. A heavy smoker with a gruff voice, Wainer, 71, died of heart-related complications this week after a recent operation.

A titan of the property industry with an unsurpassed working knowledge, he will be remembered as someone who always said what he thought — even if it made his peers uncomfortable...

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