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2000 Town Center
Southfield, MI 48075
Matt Croswell is a Vice President within our Retail Services Group where he specializes in both tenant representation and project leasing. Matt works closely with fellow team members Scott Young, Ashley Young, Jake Vorkapich, and Taylor Croswell on transactions throughout Michigan. Their team has been the top producing retail brokerage team in the Detroit Office as well as one of the top performing retail brokerage teams throughout the Midwest.
Matt has partnered with numerous high-profile retail clients and property owners on real estate requirements and needs across the state of Michigan. He has completed over 450 transactions totaling over $500 million in value across North America.
Matt has extensive tenant rep experience where he assisted in the initial rollout of numerous concepts including Clean Eatz, Crumbl, PXG and Scooters Coffee. His other clients include Athletico, Buddy’s Pizza, Capital Spring, Huntington Bank, Kroger, Market by Macy’s, McAlister's Deli, Mister Car Wash, Salon Centric, Target, UBS and Walmart.
Matt started his career in commercial real estate at CBRE as a research analyst in 2009. He is an active ICSC member and has been selected as a Costar Retail Power Broker.
- Central Michigan University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
- Member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Michigan
- CoStar "Power Broker" 2016
- CBRE Most Significant Retail Outcome Award 2019
- Buddy’s Pizza
- Charles Schwab
- Clean Eatz
- Coopers Hawk
- Focus Brands
- Huntington Bank
- McAlister's Deli
- Mister Car Wash
- Realty Income
- Salon Centric
- Scooters Coffee
- Silverman Development
- Willow Capital
Team Overview - Detroit Retail Advisory & Transaction
Specializing in Retail Services throughout Metropolitan Detroit.
As the #1 global retail real estate advisory and transactions services firm, CBRE leverages a combination of integrated solutions, unique insights, and unmatched experience to deliver successful outcomes for retailers, restaurateurs, investors, owners and developers. We are aligned with the best brands and companies in the world, collaborating across geographic borders and service lines to deliver the complete spectrum of strategic real estate services to build advantage for our clients.
Meet the Team
Scott Young is a First Vice President within our Retail Services Practice, and a part of CBRE since 1997. He is a member of ICSC, a multi-winning CBRE Top Producer and a CoStar Power Broker.
Sports Team: 2012 Detroit Tigers
Travel Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Cocktail: Amaro Manhattan
Film: Pulp Fiction
Musician: Jack White
Matt Croswell is a Vice President within our Retail Services Practice, and a part of CBRE since 2010. He is a member of ICSC, a CoStar Power Broker, and a graduate of Central Michigan University.
Sports Team: 2012 Detroit Tigers
Workout: Is golfing working out?
Film: Field of Dreams
Quote: "Be on time when time is involved and time is always involved." - Bill Norton (HS Basketball Coach)
Ashley Young is a Senior Associate within our Retail Services Practice, and a part of CBRE since 2016. She is a member of ICSC, a CoStar Power Broker, and a graduate of the University of Miami.
Sports Team: University of Miami 'Canes
Travel Destination: Antartica
Film: Burn After Reading
Cocktail: Dirty Martini
Musician: Jimi Hendrix
Jake Vorkapich is a Transaction Analyst within our Retail Services Group where he directly supports the CBRE Detroit Retail team, which consists of fellow members Scott Young, Matt Croswell, Ashley Young and Taylor Croswell. The CBRE Detroit Retail team specializes in both tenant representation and project leasing. Their team has been the top producing retail brokerage team in the Detroit office as well as one of the top performing retail brokerage teams throughout the Midwest.
Travel Destination: Kraków
Film: The Godfather Part II
Car: 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner
Book: Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Food & Beverage
Total Retail Space Leased: 17,000 SF
Engaged by GM to re-lease and cultivate the signature restaurant on the 71st & 72nd floors of the GM Ren Cen.
Our team successfully engaged celebrity chef and James Beard Award-Winner Shawn McClain to cultivate his Scottish steakhouse, The Highlands, complete with specialty bars, private dining rooms and event space.
Total Retail Space Leased: 40,000 SF
Engaged by Olympia Development to create an authentic, unique dining destination in Downtown Detroit, between the historic Fox Theatre Detroit and the new Little Caesars World Headquarters.
Our team successfully executed the vision with a mix of local & regional restaurant groups including Union Joints, Frita Batidos, Sahara and Rush Bowls, as well as national groups such as Starbucks. They rounded out the mix with local retailer The M Den, and live music operator Tin Roof.
Total Retail Space Leased: 32,000 SF
Engaged by Unicorp to cultivate a successful mix of retail tenants, creating a small “City Center” within the 888 West Big Beaver office and residential developments.
Our team successfully executed the vision with a mix of local & regional retailers, such as Condado Tacos, Kura Sushi, Pokeworks, The Great Greek, City BBQ, Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, Red Effect Fitness, Massage Green Spa and Clean Juice.
5 stores to open by 12/31/20; 9 stores in negotiations
Projecting 8 stores annually
Engaged by Buddy’s Pizza to handle expansion across Michigan.
The team developed the market strategy, handled the site selection, and negotiated and executed deal terms.