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Tyler Peterson | Colliers | Tampa

Tyler Peterson


Executive Managing Director, Retail Services

License # SL3237005

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Professional Summary

Tyler is an 13-year industry veteran and memeber of The Kovacs Retail Team. He is focused on Retail Commercial Leasing and Tenant Representation, specializing in leading brand rollouts, consolidating deal negotiations and Real Estate Committee preparation. Clients and colleagues alike recognize Tyler as a best in class broker within the retail community. 

Tyler currently works with clients such as Floor & Decor, Ashley Furniture Industries, Banfield Pet Hospital, First Watch, Panera Bread, Cooper’s Hawk, Piccolo Buco, Dutch Bros, Harbor Freight Tools, Blaze Pizza, Mission BBQ, Crunch Fitness, Burger King, Verizon, Office Depot and more. 


Tyler Peterson began his career in commercial real estate in 2010 after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a dual degree in Finance and Real Estate.  He immediately began to apply his education in the area of retail leasing and quickly developed a retail leasing portfolio consisting of more than 1 million square feet of anchored and unanchored retail property.  In the last three years, Tyler has facilitated over $177 million in leasing transactions. 

Tyler was named the 2015 Retail Rising Star for Colliers International. In 2016 Tyler had an award category created for him and was named the recipient of the Colliers International Technology and Innovation award, thanks to the new best practices he has introduced while at Colliers International. Tyler was selected to the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2016 Up and Comer list in the Under 30 category. He has been ranked as a Costar Power broker and was named a 2020 Leading Influencer in Retail by  Tyler, along with his business partners Jim Kovacs, Melissa Riccardi and Kyle Mahoney, have earned Top Producing Team for Colliers  Central Florida for 2017, 2018 and 2019.


Bachelor of Science, Finance, University of Central Florida

Bachelor of Science, Real Estate, University of Central Florida

Memberships & Involvements

Tyler has earned his CCIM designation, is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has served as the Vice President of Urban Land Institute Young Leaders.

He serves as the Community Outreach Leader for the American Cancer Society, ABOA, Tampa Bay Chapter.



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Featured Research

Jun 2, 2022

Q1 2022 | Tampa Bay Retail Market Report

The Retail Market Remains Robust Amid Tight Labor Market, Top-of-Market Rents and Low Supply of Available Space.
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Mar 17, 2022

Q4 2021 | Tampa Bay Retail Market Report

Cautious optimism was the consistent feeling in the retail industry as market recovery remained on pace with continued growth and declining vacancy
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May 10, 2021

Q1 2021 | Tampa Bay Retail Market Report

The quick bounce-back in the retail market after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic was due to favorable market fundamentals including projected population growth and the lifting of government mandated business closures.
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Featured News

Aug 7, 2020

Tampa Bay restaurants and merchants remain cautiously optimistic

Broker says businesses are relying on consumer pent-up demand and touchless experiences to overcome virus fears.
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