Thursday, January 29, 2015

Lincoln Wins Leasing Assignment for Roswell Summit Office Building in Metro Atlanta

Matt Davis

 ATLANTA, GA – Lincoln Property Company Southeast (Lincoln) has won an exclusive leasing assignment for Roswell Summit, a 127,342-square-foot office complex in the Atlanta suburb of Roswell. J4 Asset Management is the landlord.

Matt Davis, vice president of office leasing for Lincoln, and Jeff Henson, a senior associate in the firm’s Office Leasing Group, will oversee the leasing of the property.

Roswell Summit features two three-story buildings, each approximately 63,500 square feet in size. Located at 1080 Holcomb Bridge Road, the property is near Georgia 400.

“We are extremely honored that J4 Asset Management has awarded us with this assignment,” said Michael Howell, vice president at Lincoln who, along with Hunter Henritze, oversees the Atlanta office leasing team for Lincoln.

“This assignment is a powerful testament to our track record and successful execution on other office leasing assignments throughout metro Atlanta.”

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Stephen Ursery
The Wilbert Group

Denver Clark joins JLL as Chief Procurement Officer

Denver Clark

CHICAGO, IL Jan. 29, 2015 – JLL has strengthened its Americas business with the appointment of Denver Clark as Chief Procurement Officer, Americas.

 Based in Atlanta, Clark will lead the firm’s Americas procurement management strategy across its facilities management, property management and project management businesses as well as its EMEA facilities management business in line with the firm’s overall global supply chain vision.

An industry veteran, Clark brings more than 25 years of experience in global strategic sourcing and procurement management. He joins from CBRE.

“Managing supplier relationships is not only key to reducing supply chain costs but also helping our clients gain advantage in today’s competitive marketplace,” said Chris Browne, COO, Corporate Solutions, Americas, JLL.

“With Denver at the helm, our clients will benefit from JLL’s expert strategic sourcing, cost savings strategies and supplier relationship management. Our ability to drive cost savings and innovation through our procurement process is critical to improving our client’s business productivity.”

Chris Browne
Prior to his tenure at CBRE, Clark held supply chain and procurement leadership positions at Boeing, Siemens and Textron Corporation.

Clark holds an MBA in international finance from St. Louis University and a BA in economics from Emory University. 

He is a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM.), a Six Sigma Green Belt and his professional affiliations include the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), Sourcing Interests Group (SIG), Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM) and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).

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

Savannah Duncan • The Wilbert Group
1720 Peachtree St., Suite 350 • Atlanta, Ga. 30309
O: 404-343-0870  • M: 404-901-4433

Executives of Davidson Hotels & Resorts and Silverpeak Real Estate Partners Acquire Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

John Belden
 INDIANAPOLIS, IN —Executives of Davidson Hotels & Resorts, one of the nation’s largest, independent hotel management companies, and Silverpeak Real Estate Partners, a privately held real estate investment manager, announced that its joint venture has acquired the 499-room Hyatt Regency Indianapolis from Hyatt Hotels Corporation. 

Davidson, which facilitated the transaction, also will operate the hotel, marking the ninth full-service Hyatt branded hotel the company has managed.

“Davidson has enjoyed a long and successful relationship with Hyatt, and that familiarity will ensure a seamless transition of ownership and management," said John Belden, Davidson’s president and CEO. 

“Hyatt has been exceptional in our relationship, and we’re excited to expand our portfolio with a great property like the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. 

“The property has been an iconic component of the downtown area, and we look to build upon its success.  Davidson operates one of the highest quality portfolios in the industry, and the Hyatt Regency will enhance it further.”

“We have been fortunate to initiate a strong partnership with Silverpeak and look forward to aggressively acquiring many other high-quality assets in 2015 and beyond,” Belden noted.

The hotel has undergone significant renovations since 2012.  Davidson plans further upgrades to the hotel’s guest rooms and lobby, as well as enhancements to food and beverage outlets and meeting space.

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

Cyndi Norwood   
Davidson Hotels & Resorts                                                          
(678) 349-0909                                                                                 

 Chris Daly (media)
Daly Gray Public Relations
 (703) 435-6293

Mall at Millenia in Orlando, FL Hires Claire Pagan and Dannie Hubp

Claire Pagan

ORLANDO, FL– The Mall at Millenia has announced the appointment of Claire Pagán as Assistant Marketing Director and Dannie Hubp as Guest Services Director.

Pagán will be responsible for the planning and execution of all community outreach and resident based programs and events in addition to other aspects of marketing to include advertising, merchant relations, public relations, social media and tourism support.

Dannie Hubp

Pagán will work under Marketing Director, Brenda Lounsberry’s, leadership to ensure that the programs, events and activities are in line with the Marketing Plan goals and strategies as well as The Forbes Company Standards.

 Pagán comes to The Mall at Millenia from Crossman & Company where she served as Director of Marketing.

Mall at Millenia, Orlando, FL
Hubp joined The Mall at Millenia in November and is responsible for the day to day operation of the Concierge and full service Post Office as well as execution and communication of both Resident and Tourism programs.

Hubp is to ensure delivery of excellent guest services by developing and executing programs to elevate service levels for the property across all departments.

Hubp is also heavily involved in Merchant Relations and merchant support through mall programs including website features and social media. Hubp comes to the Mall at Millenia from The Orlando Science Center where she served as the Manager of Guest Services.

 The Mall at Millenia is Orlando’s premier luxury shopping destination. Much more than the typical mall, The Mall at Millenia boasts a selection of over 150 stores that cater to shoppers looking for the perfect gift or the season’s must-have items.

Cheesecake Factory at Mall at Millenia, Orlando, FL

Aside from the luxury stores, internationally recognized department stores and unique décor, the Mall offers top of the line cuisine dining including; The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, and Brio Tuscan Grille.

 To complete the upscale atmosphere, are dramatic architecture, innovative uses of water and technology, and exemplary guest-friendly amenities and services. 

The Mall at Millenia is visible and conveniently accessed from an I-4 interchange at Conroy Road (Exit 78).

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

Claire Pagán | Assistant Marketing Director |

The Mall at Millenia | 4200 Conroy Road Orlando, FL 32839 | P. 407.363.5338 | F. 407.363.6877 |

Crossman & Co. Brokers $1.5 Million Sale of Gateway Center in Clermont, FL

Gateway Center, 15701 State Road 50, Clermont, FL

Brian Carolan
 CLERMONT, FL – Crossman & Company arranged the $1,525,000 million sale of Gateway Center, a 19,196 square foot, office/retail center located at 15701 State Road 50 in Clermont, Florida.  Anchored by Centra Care, the property was sold in early January to a private investor. 

The center is located at the signalized entrance to the Greater Hills neighborhood along the heavily traveled Florida Highway 50.  Gateway Center was 82% occupied at the time of sale and had a great mix of local tenants.

“This deal allowed the original developers to exit their investment at a favorable rate,” said Brian Carolan, Director of Investment Sales with Crossman & Company.

Carolan exclusively represented the Seller to the market during this transaction.  He believes that the Gateway Center transaction is continued evidence that the commercial market in the Clermont area is improving significantly.

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

Sydnie Cobb
 Crossman & Company

Arbor Launches New Online Loan Processing Technology, Arbor LoanExpress

Ivan Kaufman
UNIONDALE, NY (Jan. 29, 2015) - Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC (“Arbor”), a national, direct commercial real estate lender, has launched a new proprietary online loan processing technology platform, Arbor LoanExpress, providing borrowers and brokers with a newly efficient and seamless environment in which to process their multifamily loans.

Arbor LoanExpress will allow borrowers and brokers to upload, change and manage required loan documents while receiving communication updates and information requests direct from the personal Arbor Deal Team that is assigned to each individual loan. 

This automated, online format provides access on a 24/7 basis and eliminates the need for the direct mailing, faxing or e-mailing of loan documents, expediting the loan process.

Arbor LoanExpress also provides users with a customized document check list for each loan, providing a critical status level and clarity on where a loan stands at all times. 

To provide further convenience, users will be able to submit documents within the online loan form itself or simply via a PDF format. 

To ensure complete information security, Arbor LoanExpress resides within a highly secure and restrictive server environment and incorporates state-of-the-art encryption and authentication technologies, ensuring client information remains safe.

“Arbor has always differentiated itself among lenders by the unique level of personalization and customization it provides our borrower and broker clients on each and every loan. Arbor LoanExpress is the latest example of this business philosophy, as it is designed to deliver to our clients the easiest and most efficient loan processing experience possible in a convenient online format,” said Ivan Kaufman, Chairman and CEO of Arbor. 

“In today’s business climate, speed and ease of execution are paramount. 

"Therefore, we believe Arbor LoanExpress represents the next logical step in the evolution of commercial real estate finance, from a historically manual, paper-based paradigm to one in which the loan process is easily accomplished in a safe and secure online environment.”

Arbor LoanExpress is available for use today on all Arbor Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans. For more information, visit

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

Christopher Ostrowski