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Stephen Taylor

Vice President

Stephen Taylor Vice President
Cleveland, OH 950 Main Ave
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113

Professional Experience

Drawing on his extensive knowledge of the restaurant business, market trends and trade area sales volumes, Stephen Taylor parlays his comprehensive experience seamlessly, to plan and implement local, regional and national growth-and-development plans.

Throughout his 17-year real estate and hospitality career, Stephen has completed more than 100 restaurant transactions. This sophistication of skill has given him the craft and sharpness for delivering the best negotiated deals for his clients. He is dedicated to building a true business advantage for his clients.

As a member of CBRE’s Restaurant Practice Group, Stephen is a passionate retail expert who knows how to leverage the powerful combination of data and consumer insight, utilizing the vast resources available within the company.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Site selection analysis; key insight and analysis of the client’s existing locations to evaluate the value, prioritization and risk/reward ratio of future optimum sites
  • Negotiation of transactions; specialty knowledge and understanding of restaurant operators: labor, food, occupancy cost, contractor budgets and proformas—to deliver the best negotiated deal
  • Long-term, multi-unit and market strategic planning via single point of contact; Stephen employs his understanding of consumer behavior to build brand loyalty and increase the frequency of consumer visits
  • Consultation for Food & Beverage and Entertainment projects in the Midwest

Prior to joining CBRE, Stephen was previously associated with Colliers International – Cleveland Retail Group and Goodman Real Estate Group. Throughout his career, he has completed numerous transactions for different property types, including: restaurants, businesses, shopping centers, mixed-use urban developments and land sites.

With a proven track record of closing deals, Stephen’s approach is meticulous, innovative, relentless and strategic; pursuing the ideal locations for the success of his clients.

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Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Ohio


  • University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom; Bachelor of Arts, Business Management: Restaurant, Hospitality and Sports Management

Clients Represented

  • Another Broken Egg
  • Bahama Breeze
  • BeerHead
  • BOMBA Tacos & Rum
  • BrewDog
  • Butcher and the Brewer
  • The Capital Grille
  • Chapati Restaurant
  • Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen
  • Concord Hospitality
  • Cooper’s Hawk
  • Corner Alley
  • Dante Restaurant Group
  • Darden Restaurants
  • Dewey’s Pizza
  • Dillon Properties
  • Eat N Park Hospitality Group
  • Eddie V’s
  • Fairmount Properties
  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
  • Firenza Pizza
  • Flipside
  • Graeter’s Ice Cream
  • Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors
  • hello Bistro Harry Buffalo
  • Hibachi Japan
  • Horizon Group
  • Lago
  • Landry's
  • Leon Capital
  • Liquid Planet
  • LongHorn Steakhouse
  • Massage Envy Spa
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Michael Symon's B Spot
  • Midwest Real Estate Partners
  • MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes
  • MRN Ltd.
  • OLIO Development
  • Olive Garden
  • Orange Theory Fitness
  • Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
  • Panini’s Bar & Grill
  • Pizza 216
  • Planet Fitness
  • Raising Cane’s
  • REBoL
  • RED
  • Salerno's Restaurant Group
  • Seasons 52
  • Seritage Growth Properties
  • Slyman’s Tavern
  • Smokey Bones
  • Southern Tier
  • The Porch Brewing Company
  • Tropical Smoothie Café
  • True Food Kitchen
  • Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse
  • Yard House
  • Zoup!
Stephen Taylor Vice President
Cleveland, OH 950 Main Ave
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113

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