Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Leading Manufacturer and Distributor of Survival Equipment Relocates from Miami-Dade to Broward County, FL

Lauren Pace
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL  – Survitec Survival Products, Inc. has relocated from Medley to the Miramar Park of Commerce, the largest locally owned and managed business park in South Florida.

With the move, Survitec Survival Products expanded its space by 10,000 sq. ft., leasing 26,763 sq. ft. in MPC-28 at the Miramar Park of Commerce. 

From the new facility, the company will supply and maintain life-saving equipment including marine evacuation systems, life rafts and lifeboats for the cruise industry in South Florida.

“As a maritime survival and safety products supplier and service company, the new site is conveniently located between Port of Miami and Port Everglades,” said Survitec Group Americas Director of Operations Kris Kerr. “In addition, the Miramar Park of Commerce provides a convenient, cost-effective and beautiful setting to conduct business.”

Maridee Bell

For South Florida’s commercial and recreational markets in the marine industry, the facility will provide and service equipment including personal floatation devices, distress signals, immersion suits and electronic beacons. 

“Survitec Group plans to use this site as a launching pad for an increased portfolio of marine services,” said Kerr.

“Since moving to Miramar, Survitec Group has acquired Survitec Survival Craft (SSC), formerly Fort Lauderdale’s Survival Craft Inspectorate, and plans to begin the integration of SSC into the Miramar facility within the calendar year.”

Carlos Velasquez of Vivo Real Estate Group represented Survitec and Maridee Bell and Lauren Pace of Sunbeam Properties, developer of the Miramar Park of Commerce, represented the Park in the transaction.

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

Contact: 954-776-1999
Pierson Grant Public Relations
Lexi Robinson, ext. 255


Marina at Keppel Bay and Bellingham Marine to be conferred the PIANC Marina Excellence Design Jack Nichol Award 2016 in Singapore

Trevor Fong

SINGAPORE  Marina at Keppel Bay has become the first marina in Asia to be conferred the Marina Excellence Design Jack Nichol Award by The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), beating other international marinas from Turkey, Croatia and Italy to clinch the title. 

The award was presented  in a ceremony held at the Asia Boating Forum 2016.

Receiving the award on behalf of Marina at Keppel Bay was Mr. Trevor Fong, GM, Marina at Keppel Bay.

 He said, “Since our establishment in 2008, the team at Marina at Keppel Bay has been working hard to forge ahead to improve and upgrade our marina infrastructure. At the same time, in caring for the environment, we also benchmark ourselves against the highest standards of environmental stewardship.

“We are heartened that our efforts have garnered Marina at Keppel Bay international recognition. This award will spur us on in our journey towards achieving even higher standards in the Marina’s functionality and environmental sustainability for all our stakeholders, as well as the wider yachting community.”

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

Hwee Peng Yeo
Vice President, Asia Markets
Glodow Nead Communications
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Core5 Industrial Partners Adds Industry Veterans to Employee Lineup; James Gaddy and Rodney Davidson join the Team

James Gaddy
ATLANTA, GA, April 20, 2016 – Two veteran industrial real estate professionals, announced today that they will be joining Core5 Industrial Partners, a real estate property company focused on development and acquisition of Class A industrial properties. 

James Gaddy joins Core5 as Senior Vice President and Managing Director after spending 20 years in the industrial real estate field. 

His chief focus will be business development and capital deployment for all major distribution markets outside the Southeastern United States, including land acquisition, entitlement and development, in addition to sourcing value-add acquisition opportunities.

“Core5 is looking to expand into all key logistics markets during the next three years, states Gaddy. They already have a nice foothold in the Southeast. They have tremendous growth opportunity in other markets where I have deep working relationships. I look forward to helping them enlarge their presence.”

Rodney Davidson
Also recent to Core5 is Rodney Davidson, a 25+ year real estate veteran who joins the team as Vice President Investments to lead marketing, leasing and property management efforts for speculative buildings and build-to-suit projects throughout the Southeastern US.

 Rodney will focus on marketing, leasing and property management oversight, including procurement and management of third party broker and property management relationships.

“The Core5 team is comprised of well-respected, sharp individuals who have made a name for themselves in commercial real estate. I feel honored to join their ranks and to assist the team as the company grows.”

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

Rita Skaggs
RED DART Real Estate Consulting

America’s Top Business Women Promote Conversation on Women’s Advancement in Atlanta, GA

Sharon Byers
ATLANTA, GA (April 20, 2016) – With all the challenges women at work face still today – how can a woman create her best career and live her best life?

The women’s business advocate brings together top leaders, including Sandy Douglas, the EVP and President of Coca-Cola, North America to answer such questions via a male perspective during the annual spring networking luncheon on May 24, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Atlanta Sheraton Hotel downtown.

Additional Panelists Include:

Sharon Byers, CDO, American Cancer Society
Jill Campbell, COO, Cox Communications
Shan Cooper, Chief Supply Chain and Technology Officer, WestRock
Opening remarks by Susan Johnson, CMO, SunTrust
Moderated by Daryn Kagan, Author, TV Anchor

Jill Campbell
Sponsors Include: The Coca-Cola Company, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, SunTrust, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles.

To learn more and register for Spring Event, please visit:

 In addition to the luncheon, guests will be able to network thanks to Pathbuilders and shop as W by Worth will show off stylish clothing for working women.

Now in its seventh year, PINK Spring into Success will address significant issues facing today’s working women and provide attendees opportunities to mingle and build connections. Guests will have the chance to network with other like-minded women, meet valuable contacts and contribute to the dialogue.

Shan Cooper

The event will cover topics such as negotiating pay, leaving the “comfort zone,” and working toward equality in the workplace – and in life. 

The presenters and panelists come from leadership positions at some of the country’s most respected companies and are ready to share ideas for balancing a successful career with a meaningful, beautiful, and full life.

Little PINK Book is the top events and digital platform for America’s 72 million motivated, bright working women who are eager to advance their careers and improve their lives.

Events, social media, videos, blogs, monthly newsletters and more, provide the guidance of a mentor, career coach, financial advisor, entrepreneurial expert and office style maven. See for more.

 There has never been a more important time to address such issues and spark change. Consider this:

* The pay gap, at 79 cents on the dollar, narrowed by only a penny since 2012. (DOL)

* While 85 percent of American women believe in gender equality, only 18 percent consider themselves feminists. (Vox)

* Just 31 percent of female millennials aspire to the C-Suite compared to 68 percent of older women. (Saba)

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