Retail Representation & Development Services

Retail User Representation

When you work with Urbanspace to launch or expand your retail operation, our first priority is to understand your goals and industry objectives. As your fiduciary representative, we deploy a comprehensive strategy using in-depth market knowledge of commercial retail real estate, established industry relationships, professional negotiations and on-going communication, even after the deal is done

Retail User Representation services include:

  • Strategic assessment
  • Market research
  • Site selection
  • Site evaluation
  • Sale/leaseback analysis
  • Contract negotiations
  • Coordinate space planning & build-out
  • Post-occupancy evaluation


Retail Landlord Representation

We generate value for urban commercial retail property owners by effectively securing the right businesses that bring long-term value to the property and neighborhood. We achieve this by focusing on the local marketplace, understanding the urban street retail product, and by evaluating best-use tenants and credit requirements along with your goals as the property owner.

Landlord Representation services include:

  • Market evaluation
  • Property analysis
  • Strategic marketing plan
  • Lease negotiations
  • Build-out coordination
  • Post-lease monitoring


Retail Investments

Austin has a powerful and dynamic urban retail real estate marketplace. Urbanspace is uniquely poised to offer insight on the market dynamics surrounding urban retail and mixed-use property types with commercial real estate investing. As a commercial real estate brokerage, we combine this core knowledge with in-depth market research and underwriting to help you maximize your investment value when purchasing, selling or repositioning your assets. We utilize our proven financing affiliates to help you evaluate your capital market alternatives and provide a greater degree of certainty when deploying your capital towards commercial retail properties. Our attention to detail and thorough communication helps you ensure a successful close for your commercial retail space.

Retail Investment services include:

  • Acquisition and disposition underwriting
  • 1031 exchanges
  • Strategic marketing plans
  • Negotiations & contract due diligence
  • Financing strategies
  • Property evaluation/inspection coordination
  • Pre/post contract due diligence
  • Sale/leaseback analysis
  • Pre/post-closing due diligence


Retail Development Services

We offer services for each phase of a retail development cycle, from market analysis and site acquisition to financial feasibility analysis, site plan consulting, merchandising strategy and end product sales or leasing. Not every mixed-use development site is ripe for urban format retail. We work with developers to identify potential development sites and evaluate site acquisitions and right mix of retail for a given project. We help developers understand the local marketplace to ensure each use delivered is sustainable and adds value to the project and neighborhood.

Retail Development services include:

  • Market research & analysis
  • Site acquisition
  • Financial modeling
  • Site plan & use optimization
  • Project management
  • Strategic sales/leasing plan
  • Marketing plan
  • Lease up & post-lease monitoring


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