Sunday, July 21, 2019

Hold-Thyssen Closes on Three Multi-Year Leases at Emerald Commerce Center in Kissimmee, FL

Alex Rowlinson

KISSIMMEE, FL – Hold-Thyssen, Inc. a full service commercial real estate firm based in Winter Park completed three multi-year lease agreements for flex space totaling 6,460 square feet at Emerald Commerce Center, 931 Armstrong Blvd. off Hwy 192 in Kissimmee .

 Amateur Athletic Union, a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting amateur sports and physical fitness programs, leased 3,900 square feet; Cal-Tech Testing, Inc. a construction and engineering firm headquartered in Jacksonville leased 1,560 square feet; and Aadore International, LLC, a retailer specializing in souvenir stores in the Disney and Universal areas leased 1,000 square feet.

 The Hold-Thyssen team of Alex Rowlinson and Troy Stevens brokered both transactions on behalf of the landlord a private investor who also appointed Hold-Thyssen to handle leasing and management for the center which is currently 100 percent leased.

Troy Stevens
 Hold-Thyssen 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 .


 Anthony Fisher, Vice President, Hold-Thyssen Real Estate Services,

 Robert P. Hold, Principal, Hold-Thyssen, Inc. 

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JLL announces sale of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta

The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, a 355,646-SF mixed-use project at 3035 Peachtree Road with best-in-class retail 
and creative office space in Atlanta’s Buckhead submarket

Richard Reid
ATLANTA, GA – JLL announces that it has closed the sale of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, a 355,646-square-foot mixed-use project with best-in-class retail and creative office space in Atlanta’s Buckhead submarket.

JLL marketed the property on behalf of the seller, an institutional joint venture. Jamestown purchased the asset. 

Completed in 2014, The Shops Buckhead Atlanta is leased to a variety of highly notable luxury and upscale shops, restaurants, entertainment and fitness tenants. 

The office space is fully leased to two tenants, Spanx’s global headquarters and No18, the first U.S. co-working location. Additionally, the property includes two prime development sites totaling 2.7 acres. 

Trey Morsbach
Surrounded by Atlanta’s most affluent neighborhoods and Buckhead’s thriving office market, 

The Shops Buckhead Atlanta’s location at 3035 Peachtree Road is strategically positioned north of downtown along Atlanta’s most prestigious address. 

The area has earned a WalkScore ® of 93, which is higher than any other location in Atlanta. 

The property serves the top demographics in the Southeast – 65,000 households earning an average annual household income of approximately $142,000 are within a three-mile radius.

The JLL Capital Markets team representing the seller was led by senior managing directors Richard Reid, Trey Morsbach, Barry Brown and Jim Hamilton and director Mike Allison. Coleman Morris, JLL director of Retail Agency Leasing, provided retail and leasing guidance to the seller.

Barry Brown
“The irreplaceable location, demographic fundamentals and best-in-class construction position 

"The Shops Buckhead Atlanta for long-term success with the ability to attract top local, national and international tenant prospects,” Reid said.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. 

The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. 

The firm has more than 3,700 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.

Jim Hamilton
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About Jamestown

Jamestown was established in 1983 as an investment and management company focused on income-producing real estate in the United States. 

Over the last 35+ years, Jamestown has grown its portfolio of assets in key markets throughout the U.S. and expanded its investment footprint to South America and Europe. 

Jamestown's capabilities include: acquisitions, capital markets, property management, asset management, retail leasing, design, sustainability, and risk management. 

Michael Allison
Jamestown has headquarters in Atlanta, GA and Cologne, Germany, and offices in New York, NY, Boston, MA, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Bogota, Colombia. 

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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. 

Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. 

In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities.

Coleman Morris

 JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 91,000 as of March 31, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. 


Richard ReidJLL Senior Managing Director
Georgia License No: 313257
Phone: +404 832 8460

 Trey Morsbach, JLL Senior Managing Director
Phone: +214 265 0880

 Kimberly Steele
Phone: +713 852-3420

Blackton to Provide Flooring Products Worth $600,000 for Maronda’s Coming Soon Community in Davenport, FL

Michael 'Micky' Blackton
Orlando, FL and Davenport , FL --- Blackton Inc., the Orlando firm that ranks as one of Central Florida’s largest distributors of materials to homebuilders has been selected as the supplier of flooring at a new coming soon community Maronda Homes is developing in Davenport. 

Michael “Micky” Blackton, chief executive officer, said his firm will provide more than $600,000 worth of flooring materials in the construction of some 87 single-family homes at North Ridge Reserves, Maronda’s newest Davenport community located on North Boulevard West.    

“Maronda, serving new homebuyers throughout a six county region of Central Florida , has been a loyal client for decades,” said Blackton.

Blackton, Inc., a family owned business headquartered on Alden St. near Ivanhoe Row north of downtown Orlando , has been supplying the home building industry from Jacksonville to Tampa for over 65 years.


Michael “Micky” Blackton, CEO, Blackton, Inc.

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