Arch Brokerage Ltd.

A full-service real estate brokerage firm, Arch Brokerage specializes in consulting with retail, hospitality, and office tenants in locating and evaluating commercial and industrial spaces.  The firm’s primary focus and expertise is leasing, marketing, and asset management. Taking on a limited number of select clients annually, Arch delivers personalized attention, strategic long-term planning, and stellar results.  Principal Laurence Roberts oversees each project, advising clients on sales, lease acquisitions, terminations, recaptures, subleases, buy-outs, and renewals.  Through its affiliation with WSQ, Arch offers comprehensive financial and market analysis to service our client’s project goals.

Laurence Roberts, founder and lead principal of Arch Brokerage, manages each assignment with attention specifically tailored to each client and their business needs. Mr. Roberts is a licensed New York Real Estate Broker (2004), an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). His outstanding work earned him recognition as a finalist for REBNY’s prestigious 2015 Retail Deal of the Year award.  Mr. Roberts advises on all financial and operational aspects of sales, lease acquisitions, lease terminations, lease recaptures, subleases, buy-outs, and renewals.  Through its affiliation with WSQ, Arch offers a full range of financial and market analyses for clients.


Arch starts our retail projects by consulting with each client to understand its culture, expansion needs, and long-term goals. We then develop target consumer profiles and ideal markets for the business.  To build on these findings, our in-house research department utilizes up-to-the-minute demographic and financial research.  The results of our analysis combined with our real estate market experience inform the next steps in pinpointing opportunities for our clients.  Critical components at this stage include advising on financial modeling and sales forecasts.

Market Research & Data Development

Arch’s expertise in geo-tracking, which started when the service came to market, continues to develop with technological advances.  This capacity gives the firm a competitive edge in marketing its clients’ properties including conducting data analysis to achieve an optimum mix of tenants and keeping our centers fully leased.


To ensure the highest selling price of a property, Arch relies on sophisticated and aggressive marketing programs, and extensive knowledge of building operations, relevant comparable sales, assessments, and submarkets. Arch principals remain current on the fast-moving New York markets to assess where they will be in the coming years and advise clients accordingly.

Lease Extensions & Terminations

With continuous changes in the financial and technology industries affecting office space usage, Arch has stayed on top of the trends and worked with clients to secure new spaces, which suit their evolving needs.


The Shops at Marble Hill

Arch was instrumental in developing the first major shopping center in the Bronx, The Shops at Marble Hill.  The firm continues to lead the project as an asset manager, responsible for all leasing and marketing  decisions.  Arch assists ownership in lease negotiations with new and existing tenants, introducing new  businesses and services to the Marble Hill community. The property’s twenty tenants include Amazon, Applebee’s, Chick-fil-A, Foot Locker, Marshalls, Planet Fitness, and Target.

The Forward & Worker’s Circle

Arch Brokerage, working in tandem with WSQ, consulted on all aspects of the ambitious redevelopment  of the headquarters of The Forward and Worker’s Circle.  The consultation involved a financial analysis  Of benefits to the organization in relocating and redeveloping its existing headquarters located on Park Avenue and 33rd Street. As part of the redevelopment plan, Arch handled all aspects of the subsequent  relocation and repositioning of our client’s headquarters building.



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