Law Firm Expansions Helping to Fuel Tampa Bay Area Office Market

Local law firms are helping to drive the current office leasing market according to Franklin Street, a full-service commercial real estate company based in Tampa. “With law firms getting busier, we are seeing more expansion activity in the market,” said Chris Butler, a managing director of Franklin Street’s Office and Industrial Services division.

Wildwood Villa Apartments in Clearwater Sell for $810,000

Franklin Street announces the sale of Wildwood Villa Apartments located at 600 Wildwood Way in Clearwater, Florida for $810,000. This sales price represents $45,000 per unit. Zachary Ames, Darron Kattan, Kevin Kelleher, and Robert Goldfinger of Franklin Street, represented both the seller, a private partnership based out of Tampa Bay and the buyer, a Canadian-based investor, during the transaction.

Arbor Alley Apartments in Tampa Sell for $5.6M

Robert Goldfinger, Darron Kattan, Kevin Kelleher and Zachary Ames of Franklin Street represented both the seller, a private partnership based out of Tampa, and the buyer, South Tampa Apartments, LLC, an institutional real estate firm based out of Michigan, in the transaction


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.

Top Keller Williams Team in Tampa Opens RE/MAX Office

Tampa, Fl - December 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- One of the most prominent Tampa real estate teams has made the change to RE/MAX and is opening a new office with a global brand name, giving local buyers and sellers another opportunity to work with some of the most professional agents in the business.

Former Judge Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

TAMPA, FL - August 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Attorney A. Brian Albritton announces that Thomas E. Stringer (Tampa, Florida) today pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud fore Magistrate Judge Mark A. Pizzo. Stringer faces a maximum penalty of thirty years in federal prison. However, because it appears that no one sustained a loss from the commission of the crime, the relevant sentencing guidelines contemplate the imposition of a non-custodial sentence. United States intends to seek forfeiture of $222,362.00, the amount of the proceeds from the fraud. A sentencing date has not been set

IBHS Supports Call by Florida CFO Sink to Harden Homes

TAMPA, FL - March 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today voiced its support for a push to harden Florida homes, a recommendation made to the state legislature by Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink.

IBHS Chooses Odell Associates to Design World Class Disaster Research Facility

TAMPA, FL - January 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) announced that Odell Associates Inc., based in Charlotte, NC, has been chosen to lead the architectural/engineering design team for its world class disaster research facility

Mortgage Contracting Services Experiences Strong First Quarter Growth

TAMPA, Fla., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage Contracting Services (MCS), a provider of property preservation and inspection services for the mortgage industry, today announced...

Investment Firm Hires Luxury Hotel GM to Launch Five-Star Services in Office Buildings

Part of Plan to Offer Premium Services under Blumberg Office Properties Brand; Office Workers in Tampa Already Enjoy on-site Swimming Pool CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec....

Mortgage Contracting Services Creates New Quality Assurance Division

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In an environment of enormous demand, Mortgage Contracting Services (MCS), provider of property preservation and inspection services to...

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