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Insomnia Cookies opening second Cincinnati location in OTR

Connor Fahrnbach and Dustin Marks with Colliers International represented Insomnia Cookies in the lease

Cincinnati Business Courier  

Insomnia Cookies, a national late-night bakery retailer based in Philadelphia and New York City, is opening its second Cincinnati location in Over-the-Rhine.

Insomnia Cookies has signed a long-term lease for 1,900 square feet of space at 1126 Main St., according to the company's brokers. The bakery backfills a space that was most recently occupied by Lucy Blue Pizza.

Connor Fahrnbach and Dustin Marks with Colliers International represented Insomnia Cookies in the lease. David Cawdrey, owner of Cawdrey Commercial Real Estate, represented the building owner, the Stough Group.

Read the full Cincinnati Business Courier article here. 

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Dustin Marks

Brokerage Vice President


Dustin has 15 years of brokerage experience. He is focused on assisting nationally recognized brands with various real estate needs throughout Ohio & Kentucky. He is known for being a responsive, single point-of-contact for concepts that require in-depth knowledge of Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Lexington, Louisville and the surrounding tertiary markets.   

In addition to site selection expertise, Dustin has experience with site disposition and sub-leasing for national tenants, including: Sam's Club, Beauty Brands, Captain D’s, Toys R Us and others. 

As a previous volunteer (2011-2019) with the International Council of Shopping Centers, Dustin served in several roles, including: Local, State and Central Division Next Generation Chair. In his most recent role as Central Division Chair he provided leadership, structure and support for ICSC NextGen Programs within a 12-state division.

Dustin a graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s Real Estate program, which has been ranked among the top 5 most influential real estate research institutions in the nation. He is also a member of the University of Cincinnati’s Real Estate Roundtable Program, Urban Land Institute and the Commercial Real Estate Council of Greater Cincinnati. 

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Connor Fahrnbach

Brokerage Associate


As a Brokerage Associate with Colliers International Greater Cincinnati, Connor Specializes in Retail Real Estate Solutions and Commercial Brokerage Services for his clients throughout Southwest Ohio and Kentucky. 

Connor joined Colliers in 2016 upon graduating from the University of Cincinnati and began his career as a Research Analysist.  As a part of the Research Team at Colliers, he was able to develop a sound understanding of the Ohio and Kentucky Retail Real Estate Markets, which played a fundamental role in his smooth transition into Brokerage. 

Connor focuses on the representation of predominant national, regional, and local retailers, restaurants, landlords, and developers.  He plays an integral part in the tenant representation approval or acquisition process by coordinating site selection, strategic planning, and negotiations.  His expert market knowledge is essential in assisting Landlords and Developers in their efforts to leverage or dispose of their real estate and achieve the best possible outcome

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