Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate Advisors Brent Miller, CCIM, CPM, Henry Hanna, CCIM, SIOR, John McClellan, CCIM, Wesley Cox, CCIM, Bradley Gillis, CCIM, Rick Tilghman, CCIM, Chris Peek, CCIM, Chris Davis, Bill Moore, Ben Alder, Nick Campanaro, Will Moore, David Wilk, CRE, MAI, Stephen Weick, Bob Rich, Tonney Insley, Managing Director Amy Miller, CPM, and Marketing Director Nicole Abresch recently attended the SVN “Right Here. Right Now.” National Conference in Orlando, FL at the Hilton Orlando
CBRE has arranged a long-term lease between Clarion Partners and Gold Coast Freightways for a 230,600-square-foot, Class A distribution building in Weston, FL. Gold Coast Freightways, a less-than-truck-load carrier with corporate offices in Miami, FL, and six terminals, leased the facility. CBRE represented the owner, Clarion Partners, in the lease.
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS is pleased to announce Miami native Christina Pappas as the 2015 chairman of the MIAMI’s Young Professionals Network Leadership Board. The YPN board was recently installed at MIAMI’s Annual Inaugural and Awards Luncheon.
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is providing three free webinars to help residents improve their finances. The live online sessions will provide information on steps to boost overall finances, understand the financial aspects of home ownership and manage credit.
Chicken Salad Chick, one of Nation’s Restaurant News 2015 Breakout Brands*, has announced plans to open its first Tampa restaurant near the University of South Florida later this summer. Karmen Hayes of Florida Retail Partners, an X Team partner, brokered a 3,555 square foot lease for Chicken Salad Chick at University Collection in Tampa.
CBRE Group, Inc. announced that Michael Williams has joined CBRE’s Asset Services group as Director, serving the Greater Tampa Bay market. In this role, Mr. Williams, most recently at Saylor Place Consulting, LLC, will lead CBRE’s asset services and technical services employees, reporting to Patricia Nooney, Senior Managing Director, CBRE Florida Investor Services.
Stiles Realty, a division of Fort Lauderdale-based full-service real estate firm Stiles, announced international brewery Anheuser-Busch has signed a 63-month lease at 800 Brickell office tower for 3,218 square feet on the second floor. The premium suite is equipped with a 2,000-square foot balcony, a rare feature in this submarket, according to Stiles Realty Associate Jennifer Doering
CBRE Capital Markets arranged the sale of Whitepalm Apartment Homes, a new 306-unit luxury apartment community in Port Orange, Florida, about 45 minutes outside of Orlando. The Class A property, located at 5400 S. Williamson Boulevard, was acquired from Birmingham, Alabama-based LIV Development by Carter-Haston Holdings from Nashville for $40,289,500. CBRE’s Shelton Granade, Luke Wickham and Justin Basquill represented the seller in the transaction
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored CBRE South Florida’s Multifamily team with the “Commercial Real Estate Broker Team” Award at its annual Real Estate Leaders and Achievers (R.E.A.L) Awards ceremony and Real Estate Summit, held on Friday, March 27, 2015 in Miami, FL. The award recognized Vice Chairman Robert Given of CBRE Capital Markets, Multifamily and his team for its outstanding 2014 track record of over 30 sale transactions valued in excess of $1.6 billion.
CBRE Hotels has arranged the sale of the 259-room Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel at Miami International Airport. The property, located at 7707 NW 103rd Street in Hialeah Gardens and set on more than four acres of land adjacent to the Palmetto Expressway, one of South Florida’s most highly traveled thoroughfares, was acquired by LCP Hialeah Gardens Hospitality, LLC for an undisclosed price. CBRE Hotels represented the seller, GW Hialeah Hotel, LLC. The property was offered unencumbered by both brand and management.
Smart City Startup conference brings construction drones, hoverboards and talking homes to Miami, showcasing...
Knight Foundation, Direct Energy and The Miami Foundation support will allow consumers, businesses and local government to experience the future of cities. Smart City Startups, the two-day urban tech conference, highlighting the startups, people, and ideas that are transforming cities, will return to Miami for its second year, with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and The Miami Foundation.
More than half, 51.5 percent, of U.S. homes have a prepared emergency evacuation kit, according to new metropolitan area-level American Housing Survey statistics released jointly today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Pressed by a Pacific Legal Foundation lawsuit, county regulators in Florida have agreed to settlement terms concerning the property rights of the husband and wife owners of a popular Hobe Sound restaurant. The Martin County Commission has agreed to allow Robert and Anita Breinig, owners of the Flash Beach Grille, to expand their business without facing punishing fines or any further government meddling.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater remains focused on raising awareness about the impact that insurance fraud has on Floridians as Fraud Prevention Month comes to a close. The overall cost of insurance fraud, estimated at more than $80 billion nationwide annually, not only damages insurance companies’ abilities to remain competitive and to provide low rates, but also poses a fiscal drain to law-abiding consumers.
Governor Rick Scott announced Jan. 26 proposed funding for three new state veterans nursing homes as part of the 2015-2016 “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget. One of the new homes, the Ardie R. Copas State Veterans’ Nursing Home, has already been approved by the Florida Cabinet to be located in St. Lucie County. The location for the other two new homes will be considered by the Florida Cabinet upon approval.
The Lake County Solid Waste Division is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way at an upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection event. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be on site from 9 a.m. – noon on Thursday, April 2 at the Clermont Convenience Center located at 10435 Log House Road, Clermont
More than 500 consumers will receive approximately $500,000 in restitution under a settlement agreement between Attorney General Pam Bondi and several Florida metal building companies. This week, the Attorney General’s Office reached an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance with U.S. Metal Buildings Corp., U.S. Building Systems Corp. d/b/a U.S. Buildings; International Buildings, LLC; and their principals.
COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH FLORIDA HONORS CBRE SOUTH FLORIDA WITH THREE INDUSTRY AWARDS
The Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida (CIASF) honored CBRE with three awards at its first-ever awards program, held at Douglas Entrance in Coral Gables on March 19, 2015. The non-profit trade group honored several of South Florida’s top performers with awards, including
Feldman Equities LLC/Tower Realty Partners Reacquire Equity Position in Wells Fargo Center, Downtown Tampa
Feldman Equities LLC and Tower Realty Partners announced today that they have reacquired an equity position in Wells Fargo Center a 22-story, 390,000 square foot office tower located in downtown Tampa. The groups’ ownership interest is a joint venture partnership with an institutional investor that purchased the building late last year
Miami single-family home sales registered double-digit growth in February, and all residential median sale prices continued their more than three years of gains, according to a new report by the 35,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.