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Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates Recapitalization and Financing of One Boca Place

The Capital Markets Team of Mike Davis, Dominic Montazemi, Scott O’Donnell, Rick Brugge, Michael Lerner and Greg Miller Represented a Joint Venture of Crocker Partners and Wheelock Street Capital in the Recapitalization of the ±277,000-Square-Foot Office Building. Jason Hochman, Michael Ryan and Brian Linnihan secured the financing. BOCA RATON, FL, April 10, 2018 — Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated the recapitalization of One Boca Place, a marquee 277,390-square-foot office asset in Palm Beach County. The Cushman & Wakefield Capital Markets team of Mike Davis, Dominic Montazemi, Scott O’Donnell, Rick Brugge, Michael Lerner and Greg Miller negotiated the recapitalization on behalf of CP Boca Place, LLC, a joint venture of Crocker Partners and Wheelock Street Capital. New York-based investor Rockwood Capital has acquired the joint venture interests of Wheelock Street Capital. Jason Hochman, Michael Ryan and Brian Linnihan of Cushman & Wakefield’s international Equity, Debt and Structured Finance (EDSF) platform assisted in securing a floating rate loan on behalf of the recapitalized partnership. One Boca Place is the second-largest multi-tenanted office asset [...]

2018-04-30T14:06:16+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Florida, In the News|

Cushman & Wakefield Facilitates ±55,000 SF of Leases at Pompano Center of Commerce II

Chris Metzger, Richard F. Etner Jr., Christopher Thomson and Matthew G. McAllister Negotiated Warehouse and Distribution Leases with Electriduct, Midwest Hose and Service Quick, Inc. POMPANO BEACH, FL, February 5, 2018 — Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated three warehouse and distribution leases totaling 54,726 square feet at Pompano Center of Commerce II in Broward County. The South Florida Industrial Brokerage Team of Chris Metzger, Richard F. Etner Jr., Christopher Thomson, and Matthew G. McAllister represented building owner Pompano Industrial Venture, LLC, a joint development between Butters Construction & Development and an institutional capital partner, in securing leases with Electriduct, Midwest Hose and Service Quick, Inc. Details of each lease can be found below: Electriduct Electriduct leased 28,787 square feet in Building Eight of Pompano Center of Commerce II at 1650 NW 18th Street. Electriduct is a Fort Lauderdale-based eCommerce company specializing in the sale of wire management and cable protection solutions. The company was founded in 1955 and has been headquartered in South [...]

2018-04-23T18:42:59+00:00 February 6th, 2018|In the News, Industrial|

Integrated Dermatology Group Relocates to Boca Raton Innovation Campus

Cushman & Wakefield’s John K. Criddle and Joseph J. Freitas Negotiated the ±24,000-Square-Foot Office Sublease BOCA RATON, FL, October 24, 2017 — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has negotiated a 23,630-square-foot office sublease with Integrated Dermatology Group (IDG) at 4700 Exchange Court on the Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRIC) in Palm Beach County. Managing Director John K. Criddle and Senior Associate Joseph J. Freitas represented the sublandlord. Michael Feuerman of Berger Commercial represented IDG. IDG owns, manages and operates dermatology practices throughout the U.S. The Boca Raton-based company acquires and partners with practices with the intent of creating value for independent practices by lowering operational costs and reducing management responsibilities while offering the advantages a large integrated group can provide. 4700 Exchange Court features an executive wing, five executive offices, an executive lounge with restroom, a 14-person executive conference room, 14 staff offices, 84 cubes, a breakroom and storage. “The BRIC space offered IDG a plug-and-play environment with state-of-the-art finishes in [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:04+00:00 October 30th, 2017|In the News, Office, Press Release|

The GEO Group, Inc. Leases ±25,000 SF at Boca Village Corporate Center

Cushman & Wakefield’s John K. Criddle and Joseph J. Freitas Negotiated the New Office Lease on Behalf of Building Owner AGS Properties Corporation BOCA RATON, FL, October 27, 2017 — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has negotiated a new, long-term 24,914-square-foot office lease with The GEO Group, Inc. at Boca Village Corporate Center in Palm Beach County. Managing Director John K. Criddle and Senior Associate Joseph J. Freitas negotiated the lease on behalf of building owner AGS Properties Corporation. Jay Whelchel of Whelchel Partners represented GEO Group. A January 2018 move-in date is anticipated. The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) is the first fully integrated equity real estate investment trust specializing in the design, financing, development and operation of correctional, detention, and community reentry facilities around the globe. GEO is the world’s leading provider of diversified correctional, detention, community reentry and electronic monitoring services to government agencies worldwide with operations in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:04+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Florida, In the News, Office, Press Release|

The Bainbridge Cos. Selects Cushman & Wakefield to Market Luxury Coral Springs Apartments

The South Florida Multifamily Team of Robert Given, Troy Ballard, Zachary Sackley and James Quinn Were Selected to Market Bainbridge Coral Springs, a New 250-Unit Core Multifamily Community CORAL SPRINGS, FL, October 26, 2017 — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has been named exclusive advisor for the disposition of Bainbridge Coral Springs, a recently completed, 250-unit core multifamily community in northern Broward County. The South Florida Multifamily team of Robert Given, Troy Ballard, Zachary Sackley and James Quinn were selected to market the asset by Wellington, FL-based owner The Bainbridge Companies. The property has been brought to market unpriced. “Pricing of similar assets are exceeding $300,000 per unit,” said Given. Bainbridge Coral Springs comprises seven, five-story residential buildings offering a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes with modern kitchens, stainless steel appliances, nine-foot ceilings, hardwood-style flooring, washers and dryers, oversized walk-in closets, built-in storage systems, a screened patio or balcony, USB-equipped power outlets and elevator service. The average [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:04+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Florida, In the News, Multifamily|

Puerto Rican Diaspora: Migration Flows to Florida and Economic Effects

New Cushman & Wakefield Research Report Explores the Grave Situation on the Ground in Puerto Rico, the Anticipated Puerto Rican Migration to Florida and the State’s Role in the U.S. Territory’s Recovery MIAMI, FL — Cushman & Wakefield today announced the publication of Puerto Rican Diaspora: Migration Flows to Florida and Economic Effects, a report examining the potential impact of a mass Puerto Rican migration to the U.S. mainland in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The report, authored by Chris Owen, Cushman & Wakefield Florida Research Manager, details how the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Maria exacerbated an already dire situation on the ground in Puerto Rico and examines the role Florida will play in the U.S. territory’s recovery and the lives of hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans going forward. Highlights of the report can be found below: Florida officials are estimating up to 250,000 people will relocate, a number that could grow by [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:04+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Florida, In the News, Press Release, Research|

Cushman & Wakefield’s 2017 Florida Logistics Report Provides Detailed Insight into State’s Supply Chain Network

Florida’s Demand for Warehouse and Distribution Space May Soon Outpace Supply if the State’s Explosive Population Growth Continues ORLANDO, FL — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has published its 2017 Florida Logistics Report. The report, authored by Florida Research Manager Chris Owen and Research Analyst Michelle McMurray, highlights Florida’s vital role in the global supply chain network and the unique strengths and challenges of its major logistical centers: Miami-Dade County, Broward County, Palm Beach County, Tampa, Lakeland, Orlando and Jacksonville. Download a copy of the report here. The 2017 Florida Logistics Report also examines the road, rail, air and sea capabilities and capacities for each of Florida’s major markets and analyzes the issues of supply and demand throughout the state. Notable findings include: Capacity and efficiency improvements over the next five years at Florida ports have the potential to capture market share from out-of-state ports and change supply chain [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:10+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Florida, In the News, Research|

Cushman & Wakefield Represents Kaplan, Inc. in 193,000-SF HQ Renewal

The Parent Company of Kaplan University Houses its Corporate Headquarters and South Florida Operations in Two Class A Buildings on the Cypress Creek Concourse Campus FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has negotiated a 193,000-square-foot headquarters lease renewal with Kaplan, Inc. in Cypress Creek Concourse. Spearheaded by Executive Managing Director Jeffrey P. Samaras, the Cushman & Wakefield office brokerage team overseeing this project includes Executive Managing Director Kent Ilhardt, Executive Director Jeff Holding, Vice Chairman Franklin Speyer, Vice Chairman and Midtown Manhattan Managing Principal Lou D’Avanzo, Associate Ryan Harder, Senior Transaction Manager Christina Fiedler and Senior Director A.J. Belt representing Kaplan, Inc. in securing the long-term renewal. Executive Vice President Richard M. Gatto of The Alter Group represented the landlord. Members of the Cushman & Wakefield team also negotiated Kaplan’s original lease in 2004. Kaplan, Inc. is headquartered in two Class A buildings at 1515 and 1525 Cypress Creek Road in Cypress Creek Concourse. The buildings house Kaplan’s corporate offices as well as management, administrative and support [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:10+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Florida, In the News, Office|

Cushman & Wakefield Expanding at Las Olas Square

The Global Real Estate Services Firm will Consolidate its Broward County Operations in Steelbridge’s SunTrust Center at Las Olas Square FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has expanded its presence in SunTrust Center at Las Olas Square, leasing 7,305 square feet on the ninth floor of the downtown office tower. Cushman & Wakefield’s office leasing team of Executive Director Travis Herring, Executive Director Deanna Lobinsky, Director Katherine Ridgway and Associate Chase Kulp negotiated the lease renewal on behalf of building owner Steelbridge. Cushman & Wakefield’s Executive Director Jeff Holding and Senior Director A.J. Belt represented Cushman & Wakefield. Cushman & Wakefield, a global real estate services firm, currently houses nine employees in 2,000 square feet on SunTrust at Las Olas Square’s eighth floor. Cushman & Wakefield is expected to consolidate several local satellite offices and approximately 30 Broward County brokerage and support employees into the new space by the end of the year. “This expansion in a premier location like [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:10+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Florida, In the News, Office|

Cushman & Wakefield Announces New Leases at Port 95 Business Center

Cushman & Wakefield’s Christopher Metzger, Richard F. Etner Jr., Christopher Thomson and Matthew G. McAllister Negotiated Leases with Kaman Industrial Technologies and General Insulation at the Dania Beach Warehouse and Distribution Center   DANIA BEACH, FL — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has negotiated leases with General Insulation and Kaman Industrial Technologies in Building B of Port 95 Business Center. The two leases, totaling 47,182 square feet, bring the two-building warehouse and distribution center to 92 percent occupancy. Executive Director Chris Metzger, Executive Director Richard F. Etner Jr., Executive Director Christopher Thomson and Director Matthew G. McAllister represented owner MSG Port 95, LLC in negotiating long-term relocation leases with the Broward County businesses. Kaman Industrial Technologies is a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation, one of North America’s largest industrial distributors. The company has nearly 200 branches and major regional distribution centers providing a wide range of products and systems related to bearings, mechanical and electrical power transmission, automation and control, material handling, and fluid [...]

2018-04-23T18:43:10+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Florida, In the News, Industrial, Office|