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Real Estate Briefs 3-11-22

By Staff | Mar 10, 2022

Weichert, Realtors – Agency ONE welcomes Snyder

Weichert, Realtors – Agency ONE has announced the recent addition of Madison Snyder to its team of agents serving Fort Myers, Cape Coral and surrounding areas.

As a Weichert affiliated agent, Snyder has access to in-depth training programs, the latest technology and the most powerful sales and marketing tools in the industry to help provide the best possible real estate service to her clients.

A native of Cape Coral, Snyder attended Florida SouthWestern State College. She has a customer service background from her previous career as an administrative assistant.

Weichert, Realtors – Agency ONE is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The company serves Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples and surrounding areas in Southwest Florida.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Agency ONE, located at 8191 College Parkway, Suite 206, in Fort Myers and 1113 S.E. 47th Terrace, Suite 7, in Cape Coral, contact Megan Eister at 239-415-6500 or visit weichertagencyone.com.

CRE Consultants honored with CoStar Power Broker Awards

CRE Consultants, a leading commercial real estate services and property management firm in Southwest Florida, has earned CoStar Power Broker Awards as Top Leasing Firm for 2021. This annual award recognizes the “best of the best” in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases in 2021 within their respective markets.

The following CRE Consultants’ top-performing agents also garnered Power Broker awards for their exceptional performance in 2021:

• Top Office Leasing Broker Award: Randal L. Mercer, Enn Luthringer, CCIM, Dave Wallace, CCIM, SIOR and David Wallace

CRE Consultants is a commercial real estate services firm serving the Florida market. CRE Consultants provides strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; property management; valuation, research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.creconsultants.com.

CoStar Group, Inc. is a provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Canada with a staff of over 3,700 worldwide. For more information, visit www.costargroup.com.

Berger Commercial Realty’s McGee represents buyer in purchase of 70-acre site In Fort Myers

Berger Commercial Realty/Corfac International Senior Vice President Bill McGee III negotiated the sale of Crossroads Commerce Center, a 70-acre development site located at 1100 Colonial Blvd., in Fort Myers.

Elevate Partners, LLC purchased the site from Summit Properties SW, LLC for $21,970,097. The deal closed Feb. 25.

McGee represented Elevate Partners, LLC, in the transaction. Brandon Delanois with JLL represented the seller.

Elevate Partners is a real estate investment firm which focuses on the multifamily sector. The company actively purses both acquisitions and development opportunities and currently holds assets from South Florida to the Florida Panhandle up to Charleston, SC.

Plans for the newly purchased site include a commercial, multifamily, mixed-use, or retail development, but the project is still under review.

Berger Commercial Realty/CORFAC International is a regional, full service commercial real estate firm based in South Florida. Independent and privately owned since its founding in 1998, the firm is a member of CORFAC International, a global network of independently-owned commercial real estate brokerage firms. The firm’s property management and brokerage services include tenant/landlord and buyer/seller representation; project and construction management; receiverships; agency/project leasing; capital advisory/investment sales; retail services and more. For more information about Berger Commercial Realty’s brokerage services, call 95-358-0900 or visit www.bergercommercial.com.

CRE Consultants announces recent transactions

CRE Consultants, one of the leading commercial real estate services and property management firm in Southwest Florida, this week announced the following transactions:

• Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Financing, LLC leased a 10,414-square-foot of office space at 7811 University Pointe Drive, Fort Myers, from CDW 7811 University Pointe Drive, LLC. Randal Mercer of CRE Consultants represented the lessor and Brad Knop of JLL represented the lessee in negotiating the transaction.

• Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel, LLC leased a 10,000-square-foot of industrial space at 5421 Division Drive, Fort Myers, from CDW 5421 Division Drive, LLC. Randal Mercer of CRE Consultants represented the lessor and Shawn Stoneburner of CPSWFL represented the lessee in negotiating the transaction.

• Core Cleaning Services, Inc. leased a 2,000-square-foot office in Metro Commerce Center at 11270 Metro Parkway, Unit 4, Fort Myers, from Metro Commerce Center, LLC. Randal Mercer of CRE Consultants negotiated the transaction.

• JP Morgan Chase Bank National Association leased a 1,986-square-foot office in Renaissance Center at 9530 Marketplace Road, Suite 210, Fort Myers from Brookwood SFL, LLC. Randal Mercer of CRE Consultants negotiated the transaction.

• Cuba Coffee 2, Inc. leased a 923-square-foot office in University Park at 12801 University Drive, Suite 5, Fort Myers from Uccello University, LLC. Enn Luthringer, CCIM of CRE Consultants negotiated the transaction.

CRE Consultants | Brokerage Services is located at 12140 Carissa Commerce Court, Suite 102, Fort Myers, FL 33966. For more information, call 239-481-3800.

Stevens Construction completes Florida Heart Associates renovation and expansion

Stevens Construction has completed an expansion and renovation at Florida Heart Associates, announced Dan Adams, vice president/principal, Stevens Construction Inc.

Stevens Construction provided a complete interior renovation of the two-story, 25,374-square-foot building, which included an upgrade of all exam rooms, nurse stations, offices, lobby and the cardiac PET equipment. Stevens Construction also expanded the existing building with the new construction of an ambulatory surgery center.

The multi-phased project was licensed by the Agency for Healthcare Administration. Located at 1550 Barkley Circle, Florida Heart Associates remained operational and occupied during construction, requiring daily coordination between Stevens Construction and Florida Heart Associates.

The Stevens Construction team worked in preconstruction for six months prior to construction starting, providing budgeting, constructability reviews and cost-savings suggestions.

With offices in Fort Myers, Tampa, Sarasota and Orlando, Stevens Construction specializes in providing construction management, general contracting and consulting services to clients and design professionals. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control and warranty service. The company builds healthcare, commercial and hospitality facilities. For information, visit www.stevensconstructioninc.com or call 239-936-9006.

Tickets still available for Market Trends 2022

Tickets are still available for Market Trends 2022, Southwest Florida’s largest real estate forum, taking place from 4-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, at Caloosa Sound Convention Center, 1375 Monroe St., in Fort Myers.

Tickets are $50 for general admission and include a comprehensive data book. Reserved and VIP tables ranging from $600 to $1,200 are also available for groups of eight to 10 people. Virtual tickets are $50 and include access to view the livestreamed event and the market data book.

Featuring the region’s leading voices in real estate, Market Trends will explore the latest data, research and fact-based analysis and how they will impact the big picture for homeowners, homebuyers, real estate professionals and the region as a whole. The theme of the spring Market Trends event is “The Thrill of the Chase – What Now?” following a record year in real estate that was predicted in both the 2021 spring and fall forums.

With booming demand and fierce competition, 2022 will be all about the chase for inventory across Southwest Florida. Randy Thibaut, founder of LSI Companies, will address land, new home sales and development. Denny Grimes, president of Denny Grimes & Team at Keller Williams Realty, will address residential real estate. Justin Thibaut, CCIM, president and CEO of LSI Companies, will address commercial real estate.