Sunday, October 20, 2013

Henin Homes Names Tony Marrillia Construction Manager in Custom Homes Division and Raymond Venditti New Home Sales Specialist

Tony Marrillia
WINTER PARK FL– Henin Homes has appointed Tony Marrillia as construction manager to oversee the management and construction of the homebuilder’s custom homes.

Jerome Henin, president of Henin Homes, said Marrillia has more than 20 years of experience as a home building professional.  Marrillia formerly was president of construction for Bel-Aire Homes and most recently was a managing member of Marlin Homes.  The UCF graduate holds an active general contractor’s license.  

Raymond Venditti
Henin said he also appointed Raymond Venditti as new home sales specialist at Henin Homes. Venditti, a licensed real estate broker, has more than 25 years of experience in residential real estate sales, specializing in marketing and launching new home communities as well as REOs and short sales.  

Jerome Henin
 Venditti also enhanced his career by becoming a licensed mortgage broker who has worked for the Orange County Property Appraiser’s office assessing and defending property values.

The Henin Group, parent company of Henin Homes, was recently ranked 37th on the Golden 100 list of Central Florida’s top privately-held firms.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Beth Payan or Larry Vershel, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142,

NAI Realvest Negotiates Expansion and Renewal Leases totaling 4,800 square feet at West Orange, FL industrial facility

940 West Oakland Avenue, Oakland, FL

ORLANDO, Fla. – NAI Realvest recently negotiated two lease agreements totaling 4,800 square feet at 940 W. Oakland Ave. in Oakland in West Orange County.

Michael Heidrich
 Michael Heidrich, principal at NAI Realvest brokered the transactions on behalf of the landlord, Countyline Suites, LLC of Winter Garden. 

 Paladin Healthcare, LLC, who already occupied Suite A1 and half of Suite A2 with 3,600 square feet, has expanded into suite A4 with the lease of another 2,400 square feet.

 Heidrich also negotiated a lease renewal with Lea Interiors, Inc. for Suite A5 with 2,400 square feet.   

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Beth Payan or Larry Vershel, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 

NAI Realvest Negotiates Two New Lease Agreements totaling 3,077 square feet at Office Buildings in Orlando, FL and Winter Park, FL

Gateway Plaza, 1201 South Orlando Avenue, Winter Park, FL

Mary Frances West
ORLANDO, FL--- NAI Realvest recently negotiated two new lease agreements for a total of 3,077 square feet of office space at office buildings in Orlando and Winter Park.

Tom R. Kelley II
At Gateway Plaza, 1201 S. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park, Tom R. Kelley II, CCIM, a principal in the firm, Senior Broker Associate Mary Frances West, CCIM and Associate Chris Adams negotiated the lease of Suite 203 with 1,697 square feet representing Landlord Gateway Plaza LLC. 

  The new tenant is Strong Properties, Inc. and the property is now 100 percent leased.

Chris Adams
 West also negotiated a new office lease of 1,380 square feet at University Court, 3361 Rouse Rd. off University Blvd. in east Orlando, representing the landlord, RREF Interchange-Fl, LLC c/o Charles Wayne Properties.  The local tenant is Marketing Consultants of Orlando, Inc. represented by Nichole DeForge of Morrow Hill.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Beth Payan or Larry Vershel, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 

Cousins Properties Declares Fourth Quarter Preferred Stock Dividend

ATLANTA, GA -- Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock. The dividend of $0.46875 per share, or $1.875 on an annualized basis, is payable November 15, 2013, to Series B preferred stockholders of record on November 1, 2013.

The Company also announced that it expects to declare its regular quarterly common dividend in mid-November 2013, to be paid in late December 2013. The timing of the fourth quarter 2013 common dividend is consistent with the Company’s historic practice for all cash dividends.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Cousins Properties Incorporated
Cameron Golden, 404-407-1984
Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Berger Commercial Realty Launches Fundraising Campaign to Benefit Local Breast Cancer Prevention Program

Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL– In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Berger Commercial Realty, a Fort Lauderdale-based commercial real estate firm, is launching a fundraising campaign for Holy Cross Hospital's Partners in Breast Health program.

Courthouse Law Plaza, 700 SE Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 The firm will donate $5 to the program for every person who posts a picture of themselves wearing pink to between now and October 31st.

 Additionally, the firm has placed pink ribbons on its for-sale and for-lease signs throughout the tri-county area, and will donate $5 to Partners in Breast Health for every person who takes a photo in front of a sign and posts it to the firm's Facebook page. The firm will donate up to $5,000 total.

 Properties featuring the pink-ribbon real estate signs include the Courthouse Law Plaza at 700 S.E. 3rd Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, Harbor Place at 1600 S.E. 17th St. in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation Technology Park at 1700 N.W. 66th Ave. in Plantation, and the Vista Center at 2005 Vista Parkway in West Palm Beach, among more than 50 other locations.

Harbor Place, 1600 SE 17th Street
 For Lauderale, FL

 "Breast cancer is a disease that touches so many right here in our local community," said Berger Commercial Realty President Lloyd Berger. "We are donating to Holy Cross Hospital's Partners in Breast Health program to help reduce cancer deaths among Broward County's most vulnerable and in-need populations."

 Established in 2011, Holy Cross Hospital's Partners in Breast Health program aims to improve early cancer diagnosis and access to treatment among underserved communities in Broward County.

Plantation Technology Park
1700 NW 66th Avenue, Plantation, FL
Since 2011, the program has provided more than 1,600 free diagnostic procedures for women who are at the federal poverty level, and 15 women have been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer.
For more information about the Partners in Breast Health program, visit

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Marielle Sologuren
Pierson Grant Public Relations
(954) 776-1999, ext. 226


Berger Commercial Realty Hires Team of New Employees to Manage Industrial Portfolio Owned by Seagis Property Grou


Kristen Cigalotti
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Berger Commercial Realty, a full service commercial real estate firm based in Fort Lauderdale and serving clients around the state, announced it has hired 12 new employees to manage a portfolio of 4.7 million square feet of industrial space owned by Pennsylvania-based Seagis Property Group.

Claudia Fajardo
The new staff members, who were previously employed by Flagler Real Estate and are retaining their former titles, include:

  • Kristen Cigalotti, accounts receivable specialist;
  • Paola Duran, assistant property manager;      
  • Alisha Eutsey, senior 
  • property manager;
  • Dolores Guerrero, property manager;
  • Claudia Fajardo, property manager;
  • Mitzi Jordling, accounts payable specialist;
  • Tony Perez, tenant improvement and capital project manager;
  • Veronica Perez, senior accountant;
  • Ana Pereira,  property manager;
  • Cindy Rios, property manager;
  • Maria Roman, lease administrator;
  • Alisha Eutsey
  • Juan Sotolongo, assistant property manager.

Ana Pereira
They will be based out of the firm's Miramar office and will oversee 38 flex and industrial properties in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

 "We are proud to welcome this team of experienced real estate professionals to the firm," said Berger Commercial Realty President Lloyd Berger. "Each employee offers  our clients valuable knowledge and expertise, and enhances our reputation as one of South Florida's premier commercial real estate firms."

Cindy Rios
 Ranked among the largest commercial  real estate firms in South Florida, Berger Commercial Realty provides comprehensive, cost-effective property management and brokerage services to both institutional and non-institutional owners. For more information, visit

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Marielle Sologuren
Pierson Grant Public Relations
(954) 776-1999, ext. 226