Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has brokered the sale of Forum Corporate Park II, a 60,777-square-foot Class A office building in Fort Myers, Florida. Senior Director Rick Brugge, Executive Director Mike Davis, Senior Director Michael Lerner, and Songy Highroads Regional Director Robert Brooks represented ownership in the transaction. Holden Properties was the buyer.
CRE Rauch Lupo Robertson, a CRE Florida Partners Company, is pleased to announce the addition of David Walsh to its South Florida team. Walsh has joined CRE as a Multifamily Specialist in our Boca Raton office as Senior Investment Associate. In his new role, Walsh will lead and build the firm’s multi-family businesses in South Florida
CBRE is pleased to announce that José Lobón has been promoted to Vice President. Lobón, who joined CBRE in 2011, is a member of CBRE’s Capital Markets, Institutional Properties team based in Miami. He helps advise many of the largest U.S. real estate investors on their investment, disposition and capitalization strategies.
CBRE has arranged the sale and financing of Rivergate Tower, a Class A, 515,965-square-foot iconic office building located at 400 North Ashley Drive in Tampa, Florida, for an undisclosed price. The sale of Rivergate Tower is the third recent Tampa CBD office tower sale that CBRE has brokered in the last year, following Wells Fargo Plaza and Fifth Third Center.
Lake County Fire Rescue is participating in the 2015 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week from June 14-20. Safety and Health Week is a joint initiative of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and is supported by a network of emergency service, health and safety organizations.
Nearly two weeks into the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, Lake County Emergency Management officials are excited to announce that all nine of the county’s emergency shelters are now pet-friendly.
With schools out for the summer, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is inviting Florida students who wish to be nominated for a service academy to apply using the process outlined on his website. The four service academies requiring a congressional nomination include the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Congressman Ted S.Yoho (R-FL-03) voted against granting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA/ “Fast Track”) to the Obama Administration. This bill would, grant the administration the authority to negotiate trade agreements subject to a number of requirements and objectives. Congressman Yoho gave the following statement
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Tampa/St. Pet“I am fundamentally concerned with higher wages and opportunities for my neighbors, small businesses and America’s working families. The trade package will create winners and losers in the global economy and I refuse to allow American workers to be the losers, so I voted no today.