Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Stirling Sotheby’s International Realty Team Named Exclusive Agents for $1.9M Vista Bella Estate at Bella Collina

 ORLANDO, FL --- Stirling Sotheby’s International Realty has been appointed exclusive sales and marketing representatives for the $1.9 million Vista Bella golf course home at 15919 Vetta Dr. at Bella Collina, (top right  photo) the exclusive luxury community overlooking Lake Apopka in Montverde.

Roger Soderstrom, founder and owner of Stirling Sotheby’s International Realty (http://www.stirlingsir.com,)said/ associates Daniel Natoli, Carolyn Burgiel and Darren Iozia of the firm’s Windermere/Dr. Phillips office negotiated the exclusive assignmentwww.luxuryrooftops.com
 The Vista Bella is a magnificent three-story Tuscan villa designed, built and professionally decorated by Continental Distinctive Homes and Interiors, Inc. The home was designed to showcase the rolling hills of Bella Collina and adjoining 18-hole championship golf course designed by Nick Faldo.

“The Vista Bella is a magnificent property that features rustic hand-wrought detail such as decorative wood inlay ceilings, a three-story elevator, Tuscan foyer, gourmet kitchen and charming courtyard,” Soderstrom explained.

The Vista Bella boasts 4,845 square feet of living space with four bedroom suites, three-and-one-half half baths, an in-ground pool, three covered lanais, outdoor fireplaces, a tanning shower, a full electronics package with a Control 4 automation system and a three-car garage.

The magnificent residence is priced at $1,950,000 and is located on the Nick Faldo-designed valley-style golf course that boasts breathtaking rolling hill views over the 1,900 acre community.

For more information, please  contact:
Roger Soderstrom, Founder/Owner, Stirling Sotheby’s International Realty 407-581-7890; rsoderstrom@stirlingSIR.com
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142; lvershelco@aol.com

CBRE's Central Florida Multi-Housing Group Still #1 Apartment Brokerage Team in Orlando

ORLANDO, FL--CB Richard Ellis is pleased to announce that its Central Florida Multi-Housing Group retained its position as the #1 apartment brokerage team in Orlando in 2009 with more than $104 million in local sales.

CBRE closed more than twice as many transactions in Central Florida as its nearest competitor for the third straight year.

The assets sold range from “value-add” opportunities built in the 1970s and ‘80s to newer projects built within the last ten to fifteen years. CBRE also sold several “fractured” deals – communities that converted and sold units as condominiums and reverted the remaining units back to rentals.

For further information, please contact the Central Florida Multi-HousingGroup of CB Richard Ellis.

Shelton Granade, (top right photo) Senior Vice President, T 407.839.3103, F 407.404.5001,  shelton.granade@cbre.com
 Luke Wickham, (top left photo) Director of Operations, T 407.839.3130, F 407.404.5001,  luke.wickham@cbre.com,

Morris, Manning & Martin Welcomes Five Litigation and Real Estate Attorneys in Research Triangle Park and Atlanta

 ATLANTA, GA) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP is pleased to welcome five attorneys, two of counsel and three associates to its law practice.

 In the firm’s Research Triangle Park office, of counsel Linnie W. Causey (top right photo) has joined the firm as a member of the Real Estate Development, Residential Real Estate and Energy & Infrastructure Finance Practices.
In Atlanta, associate Kristi A. Dosh (top left photo)  has joined the firm’s Commercial Lending and Real Estate Development Practices and of counsel Shannan Freeman Oliver (middle right photo)  and associates Hilary Houston (middle left photo)  and Patrick L. Lowther (bottom right photo)  have joined the firm’s Litigation Practice.

“The firm is delighted to welcome our newest attorneys. They highlight the vitality of the firm,” stated Louise M. Wells, (bottom left photo) Managing Partner. “Building our presence in North Carolina, capitalizing on our tremendously strong litigation practice and a rebounding real estate market are all signs pointing to a prosperous 2010 for Morris, Manning & Martin.”

Linnie W. Causey primarily devotes her practice to real property and business transactions and represents developers, builders, commercial property owners and property management companies in a variety of real estate and financing matters, including contract disputes, lease negotiation, 1031 exchanges and drafting and recording right of way, property development and plat approvals.

Causey also manages a high volume residential real estate closing practice. In addition, Causey has experience drafting a variety of corporate documents related to the offshore production and exploration of oil and gas. Prior to joining MMM, Causey was in private practice in Chapel Hill, NC and with Gulf Oil Corp./Chevron U.S.A. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Tulane University School of Law.

Kristi A. Dosh is an associate in the Commercial Lending and Real Estate Development Practices where she concentrates on housing and community development transactions that utilize federal and state low-income housing tax credits, historic preservation tax credits and other sources of public financing. Dosh attended Oglethorpe University and the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Shannan Freeman Oliver is of counsel in the firm’s Litigation Practice where she brings extensive trial experience. Oliver has served as lead counsel in all stages of numerous adversary proceedings, as well as post-judgment proceedings. She also regularly defends clients against claims brought pursuant to various federal and state regulations, including Truth-In-Lending, RICO and the UCC. Oliver is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Georgia State University College of Law.

Hilary Houston is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice where she focuses her attention on class action litigation, with a particular emphasis on product liability matters. Her experience also includes a wide variety of complex civil litigation matters, including representation of corporate officers and directors in derivative lawsuits and companies and their directors in securities fraud actions, merger litigation and proxy lawsuits. Houston is a graduate of Northwestern University and Duke University School of Law.

Patrick L. Lowther is an associate in the Corporate & Commercial Litigation Practice, focusing primarily on products liability and real estate litigation. He has extensive experience in a wide range of general commercial disputes pending throughout the U.S. and also has experience with settlement negotiations and various forms of alternative dispute resolution. Lowther is a graduate of the University of Alabama and the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Morris, Manning & Martin (http://www.mmmlaw.com/) is a full-service commercial law firm representing domestic and international clients throughout the United States. Our mission is to be the firm of choice for clients seeking the most creative, comprehensive and effective legal services available. Our legal solutions are delivered by industry-focused, diverse, involved lawyers who are dedicated to our clients’ success, whether in a transaction, in court or in the everyday course of business.

Morris, Manning & Martin enjoys national prominence for its intellectual property, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, green industry, environmental, capital markets, healthcare, insurance, litigation and technology practices. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Research Triangle Park (North Carolina), Savannah, Taipei and Washington, D.C.

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