Metro-Hall Retail combines national tenant and development experience to offer retailers and service providers on-point and on-task development, construction and advisory solutions.

With more than seven decades combined as retailers and developers, the team of Frank Hall and Mark Gottlieb puts its expertise to work to roll-out retail growth strategies throughout the country. Whether you need development from start to finish or just support along the way, Metro-Hall Retail provides solutions.


Frank Hall served as Executive Vice President of Retail Real Estate for JP Morgan Chase Bank and was responsible for branch openings as Chase expanded by 150 locations annually. Prior to Chase, Frank opened the doors of more than 250 CVS/pharmacy locations per year as Senior Vice President of Real Estate. Currently under his guidance, Frank Hall Consulting provides analysis to support retailer and bank expansion plans.

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In 1997, Mark Gottlieb launched MetroGroup Development that is responsible for developing over 3 million square feet of retail, office and mixed-use communities. The firm is currently the preferred developer for national tenants including CVS/pharmacy (over 100 stores), Family Dollar, Chase Bank and Zaxby’s. Prior to MetroGroup, Mark managed a team responsible for $100 million in development activities as Senior Vice President for Branch Properties. He also opened 56 stores in two years for a start-up retailer and was involved in the initial public offering and eventual sale of the company.

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Location. Location. Location. Metro-Hall Retail selects the site that’s right for your business. Our ability to evaluate and determine the best possible use for each tract of land is pivotal in creating quality retail.

Site feasibility
Entitlement + Zoning
Due diligence
GC pre-qualification
Preliminary budgeting
Consultant selection
Land closing coordination
Construction coordination


Nothing is missed when Metro-Hall Retail manages construction. Details are not overlooked because we direct the team every step of the way.

Manage design teams
Manage the bid process
Manage change orders
Supervise contractors
Negotiate contracts
Design store prototypes
Source + prequalify contractors
Estimate pre-construction costs
Value engineering
Manage budgets
Process draws
Execute punch lists


Maybe you just need advice. You can trust Metro-Hall Retail to effectively evaluate the situation — capitalize on our extensive and diverse experience.

Due Diligence
We assess risks and advantages, evaluate pros and cons and provide you with a plan that aligns with your business.

Tenant Coordination
Open tenants faster. Collect rent sooner. Urgency, responsiveness, consistency and quality are what you can expect from our team

Prototype Management
From design oversight to vendor selection and management, we take your ideas from concept to reality.

Financial Advisement
We evaluate the situation and provide the financial guidance that puts your money to work.

Lease Negotiation
Thousands of successfully negotiated leases mark our expertise in virtually all retail sectors.


Frank Hall, partner
Mark Gottlieb, partner