CPS Overview


Commercial Property Specialists(CPS) is owned by David E. Postle, who has been involved in the commercial real estatecommunity since 1980. Mr. Postle is co-founder of the Movie Dinner Theatre concept. He has been both Owner / Operator and head of Development for various movie theatre concepts and companies.  Mr. Postle has also served as Owner, Principal, and Development officer in various restaurant concepts including Cinema Grill, Wendy’s and Panera Bread.
Mr. Postle’s expertise has uniquely positioned him to serve as a dedicated movie theater broker. The sole purpose of his company, Commercial Property Specialists (CPS), is to serve property owners, brokers, movie theater owners (traditional and movie dinner theaters), investors, and lenders in the acquisition, sale, and/or leasing of existing theaters, existing retail, and new construction. Fashioning an optimal fit between all parties involved is Mr. Postle’s expertise. This is accomplished through the CPS System, which utilizes proprietary information    in a confidential manner to craft the right Fit for both Developer and Tenant. Working with Mr. Postle, a dedicatedmovie theater broker, and the CPS System enables you to create the alliances and partnerships that results in the success you envision for your movie theater venture.


The CPS Advantage


Dedicated Movie Theatre Brokerage

Commercial Property Specialists(CPS) is uniquely positioned to optimize the match between the movie theater operators and developers/property owners. David Postle integrates his knowledge and experience in both the theater industry and commercial brokerage, which provides him with a solid foundation as a dedicated theater broker. Mr. Postle has the skill set, resourcefulness, creativity, and singular focus to drill down on the movie theater tenancy process. This assures you that you are receiving specialized and unparalleled focus on your movie theater venture.


Proprietary CPS System 

Mr. Postle has developed a proprietary, confidential system to optimize the match between movie theater operators and developers/property owners. The CPS System, with over 2500 points of contact, extracts the specific criteria and priorities of each party involved, segregates the various options, and distills an optimal fit that provides for a profitable movie theater venture.

  CPS Theatre Brokerage Services  


DedicatedBroker of Movie Theatres and Complimentary Boutique Tenants

including  Eater-tainment users, such as the new hip Upscale Bowling, as well as Family Entertainment Centers and Fitness.


Source Existing Theatres Lease or Purchase

Recycle existing theaters, which can be either operating, or closed (and perhaps a less obvious opportunity)


Repurpose Existing Retail

for use as traditional movie theater, dine-in movie theater, or complimentary boutique tenant.


Representation of Owners / REITs in Assessing Sale and/or Lease Opportunities

of existing under-performing theatre buildings, free standing or In line ( ET / ER)


Contract and Lease Negotiations (from LOI to Lease).


Strong Referral and RecommendationNetwork

Furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E)

Movie  theatre management companies, film buying, and booking services

Movie theatre construction companies, architects-designers, and financing sources.

Qualified local commercial real estate brokers across the nation


Market Research

including  competitive theatre analysis


Assess Viability of Existing Asset

from the inception of the project, to the various components within project, through completion of the project (whether it is an existing theatre or existing retail space )


Support Services for Movie Theatre Operators and Developers/Owners

provide assistance with site plan approval, rezoning and obtaining permits and financing.

  CPS Clients  
    • Movie Theater Operators – Cinema Eatery’s and Traditional operators
    • Developers
    • Brokers
    • Land Owners
    • Lenders / Lenders in Possession
    • Government Agencies
    • Investment Banks
    • Municipalities
    • Real Estate Investment Trusts – REIT’s
    • Institutional Investors
  Contact CPS  
Contact David Postle at Commercial Property Specialists to discover how the CPS System can assist you in creating the movie theater venture you envision.



Commercial Property Specialists

David E. Postle / Owner

(480) 993-3510

(303) 901-8200

National Theatre Representative