Alex Smith | Colliers International | Cleveland

Alex Smith


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Professional Summary

Alex is an Associate with Colliers International | Cleveland-Akron specializing in retail and office landlord representation, tenant representation and sales, along with land assemblage and disposition. With a background in real estate finance, planning and zoning, Alex brings a diverse skill set that allows him to effectively serve a variety of clients.

Born and raised a Clevelander, Alex has a thorough understanding of the Cleveland-Akron market which he carries into every assignment. His detailed-oriented analysis and problem-solving skills along with his ability to read and identify market trends are some of the critical attributes that he applies when representing corporate, institutional and local clients in the leasing, sale and consultation of retail, office and land transactions.

Alex began his career at Colliers as an intern with the James | Bitton Group, a top-producing retail brokerage team in the Columbus office, where he developed an extensive understanding of valuation, prospecting and analysis of retail investment properties. After graduating from Ohio State University in May 2018, Alex returned to his hometown to continue working with Colliers in the Cleveland-Akron market.


The Ohio State University, BSBA in Real Estate and Urban Analysis with a minor in City and Regional Planning

Memberships & Involvements

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU)


Cross Development

Dimensions Development Partners

NRP Group

Caliber Collision

Twin Shores



Financial Analysis, Investment Properties, Land Marketing, Land Sales, Lease Administration, Lease Advisory, Healthcare
Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets
Property Type
Retail, Land, Office

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Featured Research
Aug 10, 2020
2020 Q2 Retail Cleveland Report Colliers
The Cleveland/Akron retail market recorded 299,455 square feet of negative net absorption during the second quarter of the year, driven primarily by the regional, community and neighborhood center sectors. Overall market vacancy increased by 40 basis points (bps) from the end of Q1 to 8.4%.
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May 1, 2020
2020 Q1 Retail Cleveland Report Colliers
As we publish this report, the U.S. and the world at large are facing a tremendous challenge, the scale of which is unprecedented in recent history. The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is significantly altering day-to-day life, impacting society, the economy and, by extension, commercial real estate.
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Feb 18, 2020
2019 Q4 Capital Markets Report
After a slow start to the year, commercial real estate investment sales activity increased during each quarter of 2019. Transaction volume during the fourth quarter totaled $167.9 billion, bringing the year’s total volume to $570.6 billion, a 2% decline from last year’s volume.
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Featured News
Sep 17, 2020
Colliers International Dealmakers - August 2020
Colliers International | Cleveland is pleased to announce the following recently completed commercial real estate transactions from our office in Cleveland in August 2020
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Feb 18, 2020
Colliers International Dealmakers: Recent purchases, sales, leases and investments in Cleveland-Akron in January 2020
Cleveland-Akron, Ohio – Colliers International | Cleveland-Akron is pleased to announce the following recently completed commercial real estate transactions from our office in Cleveland-Akron:
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May 31, 2019
The Most Powerful Brokerage Firms of 2019
Despite the uncertainty that surrounds capital markets and ongoing conversations about a looming recession, commercial real estate transaction volume remained stable—respondent transaction volume increased from last year’s $755 billion to $811 billion in 2018. In March, the Federal Reserve Board announced no rate hikes this year, a sharp contrast from its December projection of two 2019 upticks. This dovish approach could boost sales for the remainder of 2019, as commercial real estate continues to be an attractive capital magnet.
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May 17, 2019
Colliers Cleveland Akron Retail Capabilities
The world of retail is constantly transforming and moving at a very fast pace. Between new brands coming on the market, trends and styles changing daily, and an enormous amount of demographic data to sort through, it can be challenging to manage and keep up with it all.
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