Friday, February 7, 2014

Hendricks-Berkadia negotiates $78.5 million sale of Five Florida apartment properties in Pensacola, FL and Tallahassee, FL

 Cordova Regency Apartments, 4311 Bayou Boulevard, Pensacola, FL

Cole Whitaker
ORLANDO, FL--- Hendricks-Berkadia Real Estate Advisors, which ranks as one of the leading multi-family investment banking and research companies in the nation, recently negotiated the sale of five Florida apartment properties for $78.5 million. 

Cole Whitaker, partner who heads Hendricks-Berkadia’s southeast region based in Orlando, negotiated the sale with senior vice president in the Orlando office Hal Warren and vice president Jason T. Stanton, of the firm’s Tampa office, 
Hal Warren

The four properties were part of an 11 property Gulf Coast Portfolio of apartments Hendricks-Berkadia’s southeast team is marketing nationwide.

The Pensacola properties include the 213-unit Cordova Regency Apartments at 4311 Bayou Blvd, 176-unit Crest View at Oakleigh Apartments at 8990 N. Davis Hwy., 200-unit Kings Mill at 8917 N. Davis Hwy., and 152-unit Crestview at Cordova at 3500 Creighton Rd.

Jason T. Stanton
Hendricks-Berkadia also negotiated the sale of the 224-unit Plantations at Pine Lake property at 1833 Halstead Blvd. in Tallahassee.

Whitaker said the portfolio includes a mix of Class A and Class B properties built between 1971 and 1999. 
 Hendricks-Berkadia represented the sellers.

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

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications 407-644-4142

X Team Partner Florida Retail Partners Brokers 10,000-SF Rarehues Lease in Tampa, FL

Jen Carreno
TAMPA, FL February 7, 2014 — Florida Retail Partners, an X Team partner, represented RareHues in leasing 10,000 square feet in Carrollwood Center on North Dale Mabry Highway at Linebaugh Ave.  The modern vintage market is opening its first location this spring.

Kalyn Brandewie, Founding Partner with Florida Retail Partners represented RareHues. 

 “RareHues will put a new twist on antique shopping. I can’t wait to see their store. It will fuse old and new by creating a contemporary design with nostalgic charm,” said Brandewie.

“They are taking the former Eckerd/Golf Locker space in one of the best located centers in Carrollwood.  The central location will pull from several Tampa submarkets.”

Kalyn Brandewie
 RareHues was created when owner Jen Carreno, a branding specialist, realized the age-old antiquing experience needed revamping.  Pulling together Carreno’s vision for RareHues are ROJO Architecture and general contractor Bay Area Building Solutions.

RareHues is antiquing for the 21st century customer. The shop will be full of treasures curated from premier local dealers, artists and craftsmen including home furnishings, accessories and gifts.

“We visualize this to be a place where people come together over unique treasures and stories that warm the heart,” stated Carreno. RareHues will also offer:

Do-it-yourself workshops demonstrating how to make handmade crafts and heartfelt gifts.

A design center featuring local interior decorators for customers looking for full service. This section will showcase new vintage inspired pieces that can be custom ordered to complement the nostalgic goods form the market.

Two art gallery sections incorporating original works from local artists exclusively.Year-round market events complementing the sensory experience through partnerships with a local coffee/tea shop and local music artists.

“RareHues will be a place where old treasures attract young families,” said Carreno who brings 13 years’ experience in the creative field to her new venture. 

While Senior VP/Creative Director at 22squared (formerly WestWayne), the largest independent ad agency in the Southeast, her clients included Publix, Marriott, Toyota and Celebrity Cruises.
 For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Kalyn Brandewie

Jen Carreno – RareHues


McCraney Property Company Sells 7.5 Acres of Land Adjacent to Treasure Coast Commerce Center in South Florida


Treasure Coast Commerce Center IV, 7786 Ellipse Way SW - Stuart, FL 34997

STUART, FL and WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Feb. 7, 2014 – McCraney Property Company (MPC), a developer and manager of Class A industrial properties throughout Florida, recently sold 7.5 acres of land adjacent to Treasure Coast Commerce Center (TCCC). The purchaser was Bluegill Investments, LLC.

 Bluegill plans to do a build-to-suit on the site for their expansion. Additionally, McCraney provided a non-exclusive easement for the use of a lake on the grounds of TCCC.

 The land is zoned for light-industrial uses and has dual access to Interstate 95 and the Florida Turnpike. The deal closed on December 31, 2013.

 Ultimately, Bluegill plans to develop the property for Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (CSA), which is a multidisciplinary U.S. corporation established in 1970. 

Dedicated to the ocean industry worldwide, CSA specializes in marine sciences and services. Bluegill Investments, LLC, is an affiliate of CSA.

For more information, please call 561-478-4300 or 407-852-0701

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

Don Silver ( or
 Ashley Fierman ( of Boardroom Communications, 954-370-8999/954-629-7523.