Founder and Chairman of Wireless Toyz pioneered the retailing Wireless concept by offering wireless communications from multiple carriers in a single store. Mr. Barbat is responsible for building the organization from a stand-alone kiosk at age 18 into a 75 store retail chain corporation across the country.
Founder and Chairman of Barbat Holdings LLC, a Michigan - Based Real Estate Investment and Management Company that manages over 750,000 square feet of Real Estate consisting of Retail shopping centers, Office, Medical Facilities and Urban Style Loft Apartments and Condominiums. From restoring a distressed building, like the former Historic Montgomery building in Ann Arbor Michigan, to a vibrant multi story mixed use development consisting of urban style loft living and retail to rehabilitating retail shopping centers through out southeast Michigan.
Our commitment is driven by our clients’ success. Specializing in turnaround investment properties and new development, we have made it our mission to continue to renovate properties and help beautify our cities and provide the up-most service to our communities.
Barbat’s success has led to his recognition as an Ernst & Young 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Central Great Lakes Award Recipient, one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ 2005 “40 Under 40” and the Chaldean Detroit Times Man of the Year in 2005. His business acumen has also earned Wireless Toyz repeated recognition in the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing privately held U.S. companies, Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500” and “Fastest Growing Franchises,” and acknowledgement by Crain’s Detroit Business’ as one of Michigan’s “Private 200” and “Fastest Growing Companies.”