Saturday, December 21, 2019

NAI Realvest Closes New Leases Totaling 20,788 Square Feet for Three Businesses Expanding, Providing Jobs at Airport Commerce Center in Orlando, FL

Matt Cichocki
ORLANDO, FL -- NAI Realvest completed three new leases for expanding businesses at Airport Commerce Center at 8119–8123 S. Orange Ave. off SR 528 and Sand Lake Rd.  

Matt Cichocki and Kevin O’Connor, principals at NAI Realvest who lease and manage the industrial center negotiated all three transactions representing Landlord Orange Avenue Properties, LLC an affiliate of Ohio-based MAS Investment Group.

NEFCO Construction Supply, LLC based in East Hartford , CT , leased 8,533 square feet.  NEFCO has multiple locations in the U.S. and is slated to start new Orlando operations by year end with an initial staff of five. 

Seattle-based Devir Americas, LLC, a board and card game distributor with locations worldwide, leased 8,533 square feet to relocate its South Florida location and will initially employ 10.   Taylor Zambito of Cushman & Wakefield represented Devir.

Kevin O’Connor
Speedzone Performance, LLC of Kissimmee is a performance auto and four-wheel drive accessories business that opened a second location with three workers in a 3,722 square foot unit at the Airport Commerce Center . 

Airport Commerce Center is currently 70 percent occupied.

About NAI Realvest 

NAI Realvest, covering all of Central Florida, is a fully integrated commercial real estate operating company specializing in brokerage, development, investment, leasing and management, consulting and research services in the U.S. and worldwide.

Taylor Zambito

 NAI Global is an international commercial real estate network with over 400 offices spanning the globe.  

Since 1978, clients have built businesses on the power of NAI Global’s expanding network. 

Extensive services include multi-site acquisitions and dispositions, sublease, tenant representation, lease administration and audit, investment services, due diligence and related consulting and advisory services.


 Matt Cichocki or Kevin O’Connor, Principals, NAI Realvest, 

Patrick Mahoney, President / CEO, NAI Realvest, 

Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications 
407-644-4142 or 407-461-3781

Plaza Advisors Announces Sale of Southtown Center, an Iconic South Tampa, FL Retail Site

Southtown Center, Tampa, FL

 Jim Michalak
TAMPA, FL -- Plaza Advisors is pleased to announce the sale of Southtown Center, located at the intersection of S. Dale Mabry and W. Neptune in the prestigious South Tampa trade area.

The plaza is sandwiched between one of central Florida’s highest sales volume Publix stores and an extremely successful freestanding Sprouts Farmers Market grocery store.

 Southtown Center serves a highly educated, affluent trade area that includes nearly 102,000 residents with an average annual household income of $146,000 residing in housing units with median values exceeding $380,000.

 The total GLA of Southtown Plaza is 43,669 square feet. The property was 100% occupied and features numerous nationally acclaimed tenants including: Moe’s Southwest Grill, Tropical Smoothie, Cold Stone Creamery, Weight Watchers, Massage Envy, Pure Barre, European Wax Center, Burger Monger, Davita and Century 21.

Keith Nurre
 The seller was an Australian based Core Fund, advised by CenterSquare Investment Management. The buyer was a NYSE Real Estate Investment Trust.

 Jim Michalak and Keith Nurre of Plaza Advisors represented the seller and were the sole brokers involved in the transaction.


 Jim Michalak
Managing Partner
Plaza Advisors

3412 Bay To Bay Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33629
813.837.1300 Ext. 1
Fax 831.2627

Hold-Thyssen Brokers New Lease for Promising State Farm Agency at West Bay Professional Park in Tampa, FL

Theresa Margaris

TAMPA , FL --- Hold-ThyssenInc., a commercial property firm based in Winter Park , with offices in Clearwater , recently completed a new lease agreement for 1,290 square feet of professional office space at 6911 Pistol Range Rd. at West Bay Professional Park in Tampa .    

 Theresa Margaris, Transaction Specialist in Hold-Thyssen’s Clearwater office, negotiated the transaction representing the tenant, Mark Forgas Insurance Agency, Inc. d/b/a Mark Forgas State Farm.   
West Bay Professional Park, Tampa, FL

Margaris said the new tenant is a State Farm candidate who recently relocated from Springfield , IL , and acquired a sizeable book of business from a retiring seasoned agent.  

 “The location was strategically chosen to service existing insureds as well as cultivate new ones,” she said.    

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 .


Richard J. Fisher, Vice President/Investor Services, Hold-Thyssen, Inc. 

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

Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 
407-644-4142 or 407-461-3781