Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Keyes Company’s Mark Block Represents Buyer in $8 Million Surfside Luxury Condominium Deal

Mark and Zhanna Block

Surfside, Fla. | Jan. 16, 2018 – Mark Block of The Keyes Company’s Block Team has completed an $8 million luxury condominium transaction in Surfside. Block represented the buyer in the first resale at the high-end Fendi Chateau Residences, which was completed in September 2016.

Mike Pappas
The buyer of three-bedroom, 4,660-square-foot Unit 706 at 9349 Collins Avenue is a Fortune 500 CEO. Nassau, Bahamas-based Chateau Ocean Unit 706 LLC is the seller. The transaction closed on Jan. 9.

Developed by Chateau Group, the beachfront Fendi Chateau Residences is the renowned Italian brand’s first luxury residential building in the world. The 12-story building features 58 residences with ocean, Intracoastal and city views.

Amenities include multiple pools, a Jacuzzi, 12 private cabanas, a restaurant and bar, fitness center and a spa, kids’ club, private theater, private dining room, wine cellar and Shabbat elevators.

“This is another impressive luxury transaction for the Block Team,” said Mike Pappas, CEO of The Keyes Company. “The team brings a marketing expertise to its domestic and international clients and leverages the technology and tools available for the Keyes family to maximize results.”

The Block Team is led by husband and wife duo Mark and Zhanna Block. Mark Block utilizes his background as an international marketing executive to ensure each property gets the full exposure it needs and taps into a vast database of contacts to bring buyers from around the world.

Matias Allen
 A native of Ukraine who speaks four languages and former Olympian with more than a decade of Miami real estate experience, Zhanna Block has tapped into her international background to become a consistent top producer.

“It is thrilling to be part of the first completed resale at the first Fendi-branded building,” said Mark Block, who has represented the buyer in other transactions. “This transaction shows that the ultra-luxury market in Miami remains strong, particularly along the coastline.”

Matias Alem of BRG International represented the seller.

For more information on these transactions, please contact:

Eric Kalis or Jasmin Curtiss, BoardroomPR

Hold-Thyssen Negotiates Three Long-Term Office Leases at Phillips Place in Southwest Orlando, FL

Darby Hold

ORLANDO, FL --- Hold-Thyssen, a full service real estate services firm headquartered in Winter Park, negotiated three new long-term office leases totaling more than 5,098 rentable square feet at Phillips Place, 7575 Dr. Phillips Blvd. in Southwest Orlando.

Darby Hold, associate for Hold-Thyssen, Inc. negotiated the transactions representing the landlord, Financial Way Realty, Inc., based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Deanna Meredith

In January Colony Northstar Advisors, LLC, leased 1,156 square feet for five years.  One of the world’s largest equity REIT’s with a world class portfolio of assets, the tenant has 18 global locations and 500+ employees.    Equity Investment Services, LLC, specializing in advising clients on managing and preserving real estate investments, extended their lease of 1,851 square feet for a three-year term. 

In December Hold negotiated a five-year lease for 2,091 square feet with Prism Systems, Inc., a software engineering and systems development firm that services Fortune 500 companies nationwide.  Deanna Meredith with Luxe Properties LLC represented Prism.

Phillips Place Office Complex, Southwest Orlando, FL
Hold-Thyssen, Inc., the leasing and management representative for the 56,000 square foot Phillips Place, 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 on these transactions, please contact:

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