Joining the CBRE Urban Retail Team in 2014, Jackson specializes in the leasing and sales of properties in downtown Toronto. He has quickly grown from representing smaller tenants to large scale businesses on many of Toronto's high streets.
With a sharp eye for trends in retail, Jackson is focused and passionate on introducing both cutting edge and prestigious brands from around the globe to the Toronto market. Jackson enjoys focusing on urban retail and transit nodes in the heart of Toronto. His vast experience from working with both landlords and tenants, gives him exceptional insight into both sides of a transaction.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Jackson’s passion and interest for retail began when he was able to first hand witness the growth and change of the retail industry. With an early background working in the research department at CBRE Limited, Jackson possesses practical knowledge collecting market data and tracking key industry statistics to support the firm’s various service lines.
# 2 in Retail in Canada - 2022
# 8 sales professionals under 35 - 2022
CBRE Hutcheson Award - National Top Team - Sales & Leasing – 2020
CBRE Canadian Rookie of the Year Award - 2018
Member, Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
Member, Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
Member, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
Member, International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC)
Queen's University, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics (Honours)
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.
Notable Retailers Currently Or Previously Represented
Barry's Boot Camp
Century 21 Department Stores
Notable Landlords & Developers Currently Or Previously Represented