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What We Do

Streetfront Urban Retail

Our team, led by Executive Vice President Arlin Markowitz, specializes in Urban Retail and Investment Properties. We strive to provide seamless, 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.


CBRE Urban Retail is backed by industry-leading research and analysis. Balancing the power of our global footprint with local expertise, we create a competitive advantage that impacts your bottom line. We provide top-of-the-line landlord advisory services including strategic planning, tenant-mix advice, retail market analysis, tenancy 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.

Investment Properties

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 Retail Consulting

We provide our retailer clients with best-in-class research, demographic and socioeconomic analysis, transportation patterns, pedestrian/vehicular traffic counts, gross occupancy cost planning, co-tenancy & competitor considerations and market penetration strategy. Our goal is simple; we partner with retail brands to understand their business objectives and devise innovative strategies for maximizing the value of their brand. By securing optimal lease terms and prime locations, we empower our partners to realize their full potential – both in terms of profitability and brand excellence.

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