Senior Managing Director
Laurence Steinberg joined Colliers in April 2019 to lead and further grow the Urban Retail division in Philadelphia. Larry has an extensive 25-year plus career in commercial real estate that includes development, consulting and brokerage. Prior to joining Colliers, Larry headed up the Retail group at Rittenhouse Realty Advisors (RRA), served as an Executive Vice President with CBRE (FAMECO), a Principal of Michael Salove Company, and as a Partner in L.S. Powell Company, where he developed over one million square feet of commercial real estate.
For over a decade, Larry has brokered deals with acclaimed restaurateurs, premier restaurant chains and national retailers in the Philadelphia area. He has represented Morton’s Steakhouse for all of their Philadelphia and surrounding area locations, including their highest grossing unit at Caesar’s Palace in Atlantic City. Larry has worked closely with Philadelphia restaurant luminaries such as Stephen Starr, Jose Garces, Marc Vetri, Kevin Sbraga, Steven Cook and Michael Solomonov.
Larry’s retail presence can be seen throughout Center City. He was successful in bringing national retailers to Philadelphia such as H&M, The North Face, Cole Haan and West Elm. Recent noteworthy transactions include the first Target store in Center City and deals for Warby Parker, Theory, Madewell, Under Armour, a 26,000 square foot Walgreens flagship store, and a 40,000 square foot Nordstrom Rack.
In addition to leasing, Larry has brokered the sale of important retail properties, including nine buildings along Walnut Street in Rittenhouse Square. Most recently he represented the Seller for the sale of 1330 Chestnut Street, 1529 Walnut Street, and 1700 Chestnut Street.
Bachelor of Science
Wharton School of Business University of Pennsylvania
Memberships & Involvements
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Pennsylvania
President, Rittenhouse Row Merchant’s Association
Board Member, Central Philadelphia Development Corporation’s Center City District (CCD)
Frequent Speaker for ULI, CPDC,
and ICSC Programs
Cook n Solo
PA Fine Wine and Good Spirits
The North Face
Evan is a Senior Associate specializing in retail leasing and investment sales for Colliers, working as tenant and landlord representatives for various retailers, restaurants and commercial property owners in Center City Philadelphia and the surrounding area.
He is responsible for developing market roll-out and expansion strategies for retailers and restaurants, site/prospect identification and evaluation, and Letter of Intent and Lease negotiations. In addition to working with many smaller, local operators and franchisees, he has worked on the expansions of larger national concepts across the Greater Philadelphia Region.
As a landlord representative, he has assisted property owners in leasing retail space including existing buildings, shopping centers, redevelopments and ground-up developments ranging from a few hundred to over one hundred thousand square feet. The ability to effectively market sites through Colliers national reach has enabled Evan to find prospects and negotiate leases with many unique and successful tenants for his listings and landlord clients.