Sunday, March 11, 2018

Illustrated Properties Lists Brand-New Boca Raton, FL Mansion for $11.5 Million

Mary Widmer

BOCA RATON, FL  – Illustrated Properties, a member of The Keyes Family of Companies, has announced the exclusive listing of a brand-new mansion in Boca Raton for $11.5 million. Kathryn Gillespie of Illustrated is the listing agent for the 899 Enfield Street property.
Renowned luxury residential developer Mary Widmer of JMW Florida Properties designed and developed the stunning six-bedroom, eight-bathroom estate. Crafted with the intention to impress, the 10,000-square-foot home is the 11th property designed and developed by JMW as part of the Mary Widmer Luxury Collection.
“Every so often a unique and truly exceptional property comes to market,” said Gillespie. “I am honored to have the opportunity to represent 899 Enfield. This is an estate of significance, flawless design, and unparalleled construction and craftsmanship elevating this new construction masterpiece to a true work of art.”

Kathryn Gillespie
Located less than 10 minutes from the Boca Raton Airport, 899 Enfield is the only new construction home on a direct Intracoastal point lot available in Boca Raton, according to Gillespie. The gated property has 202 feet of water frontage, providing a panoramic experience of the best views waterfront living has to offer.
The estate constructed by Ed Clement of Sabre Custom Homes features six bedrooms, eight full baths, a 12-seat media room, club room, private office, two 50-foot concrete docks for boating enthusiasts, an Infinity Edge pool with a spa and a four-car garage with a lift – among other standout amenities.

Gillespie has lived and worked in the Boca Raton area for more than 30 years, leveraging her deep understanding and experience in the local market when handling all aspects of real estate transactions for her clients. Heavily involved in the community, Gillespie is past chair of the Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors in Boca Raton and is involved with The Arc of Palm Beach County and Impact 100 Palm Beach County.

Mike Pappas
“We congratulate Kathryn and the Illustrated team on securing this magnificent listing,” said Mike Pappas, President and CEO of The Keyes Company.

 “With her experience and knowledge of the Boca Raton luxury market, and our state-of-the-art marketing and technology infrastructure, I have no doubt this will be a successful outcome for Kathryn and the owners.”

Independently-owned and operated since its founding in 1926, Keyes is extremely active in luxury residential real estate.
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Eric Kalis
Account Director, BoardroomPR
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Bank of America Plaza | 1776 N Pine Island Road
Suite 320 | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322

New JLL Capital Markets team wins Papago Gateway Center listing in Tempe, AZ

Dennis Desmond
PHOENIX, AZ – On the heels of forming a new brokerage team focusing on both multi-tenant and net leased investments, Managing Director Dennis Desmond and Senior Vice Presidents Tivon Moffitt and Peter Bauman from the Phoenix office of JLL have earned the listing for Papago Gateway Center, a Class A trophy office building in the heart of Tempe, Arizona.

Desmond, Moffitt and Bauman will bring Papago Gateway Center to market for sale this month on behalf of Southern California-based property owner Chestnut Properties.

“Metro Phoenix – and Tempe in particular – are pinging on the radar of major, institutional-level office investors like never before,” said Desmond. “With its iconic design, premier location and major credit tenancy, Papago Gateway Center aligns perfectly with the advantages that investors are looking for.”

Serving as the long-term home to the global headquarters for First Solar, Papago Gateway Center totals 245,670 square feet of institutional-quality, Class A, LEED Gold certified office space. It is located at 350 W. Washington St., at the intersection of Washington Street, Mill Avenue and Curry Road, in the heart of Tempe.

Building features include highly efficient, 38,000-square-foot floorplates; an exterior louver system for automated shade and cooling efficiency; and sweeping views of Camelback Mountain, Papago Buttes, Tempe Town Lake and the downtown Tempe skyline.

On-site amenities include direct access to a Phoenix Light Rail stop, a full fitness center with lockers and showers, the Office Nosh deli, Blink EV charging stations, and manned security. In addition to First Solar, tenants at Papago Gateway Center include Bryan University and WSP USA, Inc.

Tivon Moffitt
According to JLL, Tempe is metro Phoenix’s most in-demand office submarket, with a 6.3 percent Class A vacancy rate and average Class A rental rates reaching as high as $45 per-square-foot. 

Since 2014, Tempe has accounted for 27 percent of all Phoenix office absorption, despite only representing 8.4 percent of the market’s office inventory.

“The combination of market fundamentals and building amenities make Papago Gateway Center a credible, stable, true trophy asset,” said Moffitt. “We expect it to generate significant interest.”

Desmond, Moffitt and Bauman formed their new brokerage relationship in late 2017, following the successful collaboration on a Class A office building located in Albuquerque and leased in full to Raytheon Company.

The team is now utilizing their expertise to represent buyers and sellers of institutional-level, multi-tenant and national net leased investments, focusing on projects 100,000 square feet and above, with a value of $20 million and higher.

In addition to Papago Gateway Center, the team has also recently listed the Banner Health Desert Ridge Outpatient Center in north Phoenix, an office building in Chandler fully occupied by Walgreens, and the two-building, 302,521-square-foot Canyon Corporate Plaza office campus in northwest Phoenix.

“Transaction volume for net leased assets has reached record highs in recent years,” said Bauman. “It is an exciting time to launch this new partnership and to apply our expertise within the JLL network – not only in Phoenix but wherever our client relationships require.”

Collectively, the new team has completed the acquisition and disposition of more than 17 million square feet of office, industrial and retail properties.

Peter Bauman
“Our backgrounds are diverse, and we bring all of that knowledge to the table. Most importantly, we believe in integrity, professionalism and commitment,” said Desmond. “Our very first objective is to provide superior client care. Successful deals flow down from there.”

Desmond has enjoyed a 40-year career in commercial real estate – the last nine years as Senior Managing Director for JLL, charged with growing the Phoenix office from a tenant-rep operation into a full-service brokerage house with 46 JLL broker experts spanning office, retail, industrial, multifamily, healthcare, and related services within the real estate process.

Moffitt and Bauman joined JLL in 2016 as net lease market specialists, having previously served in net lease and tenant representation roles at brokerage houses in Arizona and Florida. Prior to brokerage, Moffitt worked as a New York-based management and strategy consultant and Bauman as an investment expert specializing in geology exploration at sites across the globe.

For more information on this news release, please contact:
Stacey Hershauer
Marketing & Public Relations
(480) 600-0195

Hold-Thyssen Negotiates New Multi-Year Leases for Professional Office Space in Lake Mary, FL and Winter Park, FL

Darby Hold

Lake Mary / Winter Park, FL  --- Hold-Thyssen, a full service real estate firm headquartered in Winter Park, recently closed on a five-year office lease for 2,709 rentable square feet at 1485 International Parkway in Lake Mary.  

Darby Hold, Associate at Hold-Thyssen, Inc. negotiated the transaction on behalf of Christian Financial Resources, Inc. the landlord.  

 The new tenant is XS Brokers Insurance Agency, Inc., a family-owned firm specializing in comprehensive property, casualty and specialty lines insurance headquartered in Quincy, MA.   Darrell Ealey of Watson Realty Corp. represented the tenant.

Hold also brokered a three-year lease at 243 W. Park Ave. in Winter Park for 907 square feet representing the landlord New England Partners LLC.  The new tenant is Orange Investment Advisors, LLC a portfolio, investment and asset management company.  

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

For more information about this press release, please contact:
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 

Pam Pybas Making Big Waves In The Inspection Industry

Pam Pybas

Madison, MS - A leading provider of thorough home inspections since 2003, Inspect It Like A Girl® is a multi-inspector, female based home inspection service founded by Pam Pybas. Inspect It Like A Girl® was founded to promote women inspectors as competent and highly professional inspectors.

The company is proud to announce that their fearless founder has been hard at work breaking barriers and paving the way for women in the inspection industry once again.

(Kathy Anderson and Haylee are professional inspectors at Inspect It Like A Girl.)

Kathy Anderson
Pam’s most recent endeavors include serving on the 2018 Better Business Bureau Board of Directors. She was also invited to be a featured speaker at the InterNACHI 2018 Professional Inspectors Convention to be held in Atlantic City, NJ this spring. Pam will be the only female speaker in attendance at the convention, a huge win for all women in the industry.
“When I started noticing that most of my referral business was coming from my reputation as a stickler for detail, I knew that my commitment to my clients was always going to be to put myself in their shoes to give them the most thorough home inspection possible,” says Pam Pybas - Certified Master Inspector and founder of Inspect It Like A Girl®.
“The home inspection industry isn’t exactly cut throat, but it is an industry dominated by men. Inspect It Like A Girl® was founded in order to give female home inspectors a fair footing. After 15 years, we are still one of the few woman-owned multi-inspector firms in the US.”
Pam Pybas, Certified Master Inspector, previously worked in higher education and municipal events planning. Thanks to her background in home remodeling, renovation and maintenance, she was able to lay a strong foundation for what would become Inspect It Like A Girl®. 


Her passion for the education and mentoring of women in a male dominated industry has earned her numerous accolades from affiliates of the National Association of Realtors®. Pam is committed to continuing to support and promote women inspectors, while practicing philanthropy and faith-based volunteering in her local community in Jackson, Mississippi.
These are just a few of the things that Certified Master Inspector® Pam Pybas hopes to highlight during her time at the InterNACHI 2018 Professional Inspectors Convention in the spring, where she will be the only female speaker. Her fellow female inspectors are certain that Pam Pybas will stand out as an industry leader and draw further support for female house inspectors.
Inspect It Like A Girl® is located in Madison, Mississippi. The company can be reached by phone at +1-601-212-3534, or from their website:
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