Wednesday, February 15, 2017

NAIOP South Florida Announces Finalists for 2017 Awards of Excellence

  
 
Jules R. Morgan
 FORT LAUDERDALE, FdL – NAIOP South Florida, a Commercial Real Estate Development Organization, has announced the finalists for its Awards of Excellence, which will take place on Thursday, March 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Ritz Carlton, located at 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale.

 The Awards of Excellence recognize individuals and organizations whose achievements have contributed to the local commercial real estate industry, benefitted the regional business environment and facilitated economic growth.

 “It was a tough job for our esteemed group of judges to determine the finalists, all of whom deserve to win,” said NAIOP Executive Director Jules R. Morgan. “We are looking forward to this year’s Great Gatsby-themed event, which will spotlight the achievements of our winners and celebrate NAIOP South Florida’s 40th anniversary with the flair of the Roaring 20s.” 

Award categories and finalists include:

 Industrial Lease Transaction of the Year

×          Flagler Station, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
×          Graybar at Port 95 Business Center, Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE
×          Neutralogistics Expansion, Blanca Commercial Real Estate
×          Princess Cruises at Prologis Port 95 Commerce Park, CBRE, Inc.

 Industrial Sale of the Year Over $50 Million

×          South Florida Logistics Center, CBRE Group, Inc.

Industrial Sale of the Year Under $50 Million

×          Palm Beach Small Bay Industrial Portfolio, Cushman & Wakefield & CBRE
×          Prologis South Florida Portfolio, HFF
×          Prologis 26.2-Acre Land Sale, Cushman & Wakefield


 Industrial Broker of the Year

×          Team of T. O'Loughlin and L. Genet, CBRE, Inc.
×          Team of C. Metzger, R. Etner, C. Thomson and M. McAllister, Cushman & Wakefield
×          S. Rodriguez, Duke Realty

 Office Lease Transaction of the Year

×          Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRIC), Butters Realty & Management
×          Dell Corporation Comcast, CBRE, Inc. and Colliers International South Florida

×          Health Care District of Palm Beach County at Flagler Waterview, NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, Inc.
×          General Services Administration at SunTrust International, Tower Commercial Real Estate

 Office Sale of the Year Over $50 Million

×          110 Tower, Cushman & Wakefield
Douglas K. Mandel
×          Southeast Financial Center, HFF
×          Esperant√© Corporate Center, CBRE Group, Inc.


Office Sale of the Year Under $50 Million
×          200 Southeast First Building, Marcus & Millichap
×          Stemtech Square, Grover Corlew
×          Northpoint Corporate Center, Marcus & Millichap


 Office Broker of the Year – Investment Sales

×          Team of C. Lee, J. Lobon, A. Julian, A. Chilgren, M. Minaya, J. Chick and T. Ploshnick of CBRE
×          Team of S. O’Donnell, D. Montazemi, J. Hochman, M. Alcivar, G. Miller, S. Okon, J. Crowley and H. Peckhaus of Cushman & Wakefield
×          D. Mandel of Marcus & Millichap


Office Broker of the Year – Leasing

×          Team of G. Martin, J. Cope and P. Moore of Avison Young
×          Team of T. Blanca, D. Linares, J. Ruiz, A. del Corral and F. Eternod of Blanca Commercial Real Estate
×          Team of J. Blunk, L. Oswald and C. Glaria of Tower Commercial Real Estate

 Renovation/Rehab Project of the Year

×          Fountain Square, NAI/Merin Hunter Codman
×          Plantation Pointe Redevelopment, Torburn Partners
×          The Courtyard at Broken Sound, Butters Realty & Management

 Creative Deal Maker of the Year

×          Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Marina, CBRE Group, Inc.
×          Plantation Pointe Drainage Reconfiguration, Torburn Partners
×          Raymond James Coral Gables, Cushman & Wakefield


Project of the Year

×          Centergate at Gratigny II, Gibson Development Partners (recently merged with Foundry Commercial)
×          Hillsboro Technology Center, Bristol Group & Butters
×          Turnpike Crossing, Duke Realty

Brickell City Center
Developer of the Year

×          Bridge Development Partners
×          Liberty Property Trust
×          Torburn Partners


Game Changer of the Year

×          Brickell City Center, Swire Properties

The winner of the Member of the Year award will be announced during the ceremony.

The recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award is Alice Lucia Jackson, who recently retired from JLL as senior vice president. Her contributions to the South Florida real estate community and NAIOP merit the same recognition awarded to Edward Ansin, Armando Codina, Doug Eagon, Terry Stiles and others.


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

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

Marcus & Millichap Announces Four Promotions in Tampa, FL Office


 
Michael Mele
 TAMPA, FL – Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, has promoted four professionals in its Tampa, FL office. according to Ari Ravi, regional manager

They are:

Michael Mele named a senior managing director investments, moving from senior vice president investments. Mele specializes in self-storage property investments and is a senior director of Marcus & Millichap’s National Self Storage Group. He has been with the firm since 1999.

Steven Ekovich, a senior vice president investments, moving from a first vice president investments. Ekovich specializes in golf and lesuire investment properties and is a senior director of Marcus & Millichap’s National Hospitality Group. He has been with the firm since 1988.

 Michael Regan, a senior managing director investments, moving from a first vice president investments. Regan specializes in multifamily property investments and is a senior director of Marcus & Millichap’s National Multi Housing Group. He has been with the firm since 2005.

Frank Carriera, a senior managing director investments, moving from a first vice president investments. Carriera specializes in multifamily property investments and is a senior director of Marcus & Millichap’s National Multi Housing Group. He has been with the firm since 2006.

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

Ari Ravi, Regional Manager

(813) 387-4854

Hold-Thyssen Negotiates Long Term Lease Agreement with Woof Gang Bakery at Phillips Place in Southwest Orlando. FL


Darby Hold

 ORLANDO, Fla. --- Hold-Thyssen, a full service real estate services firm headquartered in Winter Park, recently negotiated a long term lease expansion agreement with Woof Gang Bakery, Inc. at Phillips Place, 7575 Dr. Phillips Blvd., in southwest Orlando. 

Darby Hold, transaction specialist for Hold-Thyssen, Inc., who represented the landlord, Cincinnati, Ohio-based Financial Way Realty, Inc., said Woof Gang Bakery expanded their offices into an additional 1,021 rentable square feet and now leases a total of 3,168 square feet of professional office space at Phillips Place.  
                                                                                                                                 
Woof Gang Bakery, an ever growing, multi-national company, was established in 2007. 

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


Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 407-644-4142 Lvershelco@aol.com

Hold-Thyssen Locates 7,200 Square Feet of Industrial Space to Facilitate Spiderwebshade's Increased Production and Company Growth

 
N. Joelle Forster

Martin Forster
ORLANDO, Fla.  --- Hold-Thyssen, Inc., a full service real estate services firm, recently negotiated a long term lease of 7,200 square feet of industrial space for Spiderwebshade the new tenant in suite 400 at 4605 LB McLeod Road in South Orlando.

The Hold-Thyssen brokerage team of Martin Forster, CCIM and N. Joelle Forster   represented the tenant and located the property owned by Dr. Phillips Inc. the landlord. The landlord was represented by Iris Segal of Dr. Phillips, Inc.

Spiderwebshade’s expansion into the industrial facility allows for an increase in production volumes of the company’s product lines that include mesh soft tops and side screens for Jeep Wranglers and other vehicles. 

Hold-Thyssen provides commercial property brokerage, leasing and management services to institutional and private investor clients nationwide.  The 40-year old firm’s current management portfolio includes more that 100 commercial properties throughout the United States.

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

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 407-644-4142 Lvershelco@aol.com



Marcus & Millichap Announces Seven Promotions in Fort Lauderdale, FL Office

  
Lori Schneider

 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL  – Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, has announced seven promotions in its Fort Lauderdale, FL office, according to Ryan Nee, vice president/regional manager.

They are:

David Greenberg named as a senior managing director investments, moving up from first vice president investments.

Douglas Mandel
Evan Kristol. senior managing director investments, moving from senior vice president investments.

Douglas Mandel, senior managing director investments, moving from senior vice president investments.

Lori Schneider, senior managing director investments, moving from senior vice president investments.

Marc Strauss, senior vice president investments, moving from first vice president investments.

Steve Witten, senior managing director, moving from senior vice president investments.

Barry Wolfe, senior vice president investments, moving from first vice president investments.

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

Ryan Nee, Vice President/Regional Manager

(954) 245-3450