Team Overview - Urban Retail Toronto
Streetfront Urban Retail • Investment Properties • Landlord and Buyer Representation • Retailer Representation
Our team, led by Senior Vice President Arlin Markowitz, specializing in Urban Retail and Investment Properties, provides seamless and comprehensive real estate brokerage services to premium urban property owners and retailers. Our professionals have a thorough understanding of the special requirements of retail properties in Downtown Toronto, with a specific niche in the luxury and streetfront space. Streetfront urban retail properties represent our core business.
Agency Brokerage • Listing Urban Retail Properties for Lease
The team provides landlord advisory services. We provide strategic planning when listing your property for lease and provide tenant mix advice, tenancy analysis, retail market analysis and ultimately, can position and market your property in a way which will ensure you extract its maximum value through our best in class lease listing platform. CBRE Urban Retail is backed by industry-leading research and analysis. Balancing the power of our global footprint with local expertise, we create competitive advantage that impacts our clients' bottom lines.
We excel in the acquisition and disposition of income producing assets and infill land in downtown Toronto with specific expertise in the sale of the retail space at the base of condominiums and the sale of streetfront mixed use properties that combine retail and multi-residential components.
Urban Retailer Representation
Besides classic brokerage services such as lease negotiation and site selection, we provide our clients with best in class research, demographic and socioeconomic analysis, transportation patterns, pedestrian and vehicular traffic counts, gross occupancy cost planning, co-tenancy and competitor considerations, and market penetration strategy. Our goal is simple; we partner with our clients to understand fully their business objectives and creative innovative ways to optimize the value of their brand. Arlin’s previous experience in the footwear industry allows him to think like a retailer, specifically in the luxury market. The team’s retailer clients benefit from Arlin’s experience with luxury shoe retailer David’s Footwear, where he worked as a buyer, store manager and salesperson over a 6 year period.