As a member of the CBRE/New England Retail Advisory & Transaction Services team, Paul Grossman brings over 13 years of retail real estate experience servicing client needs in both landlord and tenant representation.
With a primary focus on the city of Boston and immediately surrounding markets, Paul and his team work extensively on agency assignments throughout the region. Most recently, Paul and the Urban team were elected to reposition Brattle Court—Harvard Square's most visible retail. Paul also recently worked on the successful repositioning of Porter Square Galleria and University Hall in Cambridge for CBRE Global Investors and Lesley University. In Boston's Back Bay, Paul is working with TA Realty to add gross leasable area and a retail opportunity to 131 Dartmouth Street, as well as various small shop space on Newbury and Boylston Streets. Paul is working with Deutsche Bank Asset Management and Bentall Kennedy in the creative and successful leasing of their properties in Boston's Fort Point and Seaport District.
Outside of the city, Paul has completed major project leasing assignments such as Third Ave in Burlington, Massachusetts (a 550,000 SF, Wegman's-anchored, ground-up development), Lakeway Commons in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (a high-end Whole Foods-anchored, ground-up retail and residential project), Wayland Town Center (a 155,000 SF, mixed-use, Stop & Shop-anchored ground-up development), The Berkshire Mall (a 720,000 SF enclosed mall redevelopment) and the Brown University retail portfolio.
Paul's tenant representation work is equally diverse. He has assisted in the rollout of MiniLuxe through eight completed deals throughout the market, as well as Comcast Xfinity in more than 15 locations, and Bank of America in numerous de novo branches and ATMs. His restaurant experience includes working with fast casuals such as Noon Mediterranean—opening three locations in 2017—as well as working with new full-service restaurants in Boston including Water Grill out of Southern California, True Food Kitchen out of Arizona and Wolfgang's Steakhouse out of New York City.
Paul's expertise and market knowledge stretches throughout New England.
Outside of the office, Paul is involved in numerous nonprofit organizations including a Chairperson role for Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.