Tim S. Bloom

Principal / Founder
Licensed Real Estate Broker

T - 651.319.5011
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Tim Bloom brings to Bloom Commercial Real Estate clients his past experience as First Vice President for CB Richard Ellis (Global Leader), at their Minneapolis/St. Paul office.  After joining CB Richard Ellis in 1987, Bloom specialized in multiple facets of Retail Commercial Real Estate throughout the Midwest, including:  Tenant Representation for national clients and sale of retail investment properties. Bloom was responsible for acquisition and disposition for national tenants in retail formats, including building out markets for retailers, acquiring, developing, leasing and disposition of sites.

Over the past 25 years, Bloom has represented such respected clients as Five Guy’s Burgers, Noodle’s and Company, Roundy’s/Rainbow, Galyan’s, The Limited, Bath & Body, Krispy Kreme, Blockbuster Video Inc., Wendy’s International Inc., Gateway Computer, Wells Fargo Trust, US Bank Trust, the Ryan Companies, Home Value,  Perkins Family Restaurants, Verizon, Workout World and IKEA.  Bloom’s focus continues to be representing tenants where there are acquisition and disposition needs, along with selling retail investment properties. 

For 14 years prior to joining CB Richard Ellis, Tim was responsible for owning and managing a chain of apparel stores in the Twin Cities marketplace.  This unique experience enables Bloom to better understand the retail real estate market and “think like a retailer.”  Tim’s experience also includes work with Embers America restaurants and Best Buy World Headquarters for site, selection and disposition.  Among Bloom’s significant accomplishments have been providing sites for Galyans’ three locations in the Twin Cites (approximately 100,000 SF per unit), sale of McCarthy Oldsmobile for the land assemblage of Best Buy World Headquarters, disposition of a $10 million dollar portfolio for Embers Restaurants, the sale of Victoria Crossings and McAndrews Center, along with numerous sales of Wal-Marts, Kmarts, and Walgreens. Over the years Bloom has also taught and mentored multiple young professionals in commercial real estate, all of whom have gone on to achieve great success in the industry.

   - Member of Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA)
   - Member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
   - Founding Member – Retail Advisory Council (Past Position at CBRE)
   - JCC Executive Board Member and President
   - Member of Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR)

   - Member of the CB Richard Ellis Advisory Board, Minneapolis team
   - CCIM 1998 Forecast winner
   - CCIM 1999 Forecast speaker
   - 2001 ICSC Speaker
   - Executive Board and President of the JCC of St. Paul
   - Leased over 300,000,000 square feet and
   - Closed well over ½ billion dollars in transactions

   - Landlord Repositioning
   - Market Identification
   - Store Placement Strategy


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