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OCPS Sees Rhodes+Brito Architects’ Transformation, New Construction at Dover Shores Elementary Compl

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orange County Public Schools comprehensive Dover Shores Elementary construction and renovation project designed by Rhodes+Brito will be finished by mid-June in time for faculty to get ready for students in August. Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder and partner at Rhodes+Brito Architects, said The Dover Shores project, at a cost of approximately $14.8 Million, includes one new building with new classrooms, administration offices, kitchen, multi-purpose lunchroom/stage, play fields and playground equipment and renovation of one existing building that houses Pre-K, Kindergarten, and ESE classrooms. The elementary school, located at 1200 Gaston Foster Rd., off of S. Conway and Curry F

NAI Realvest Negotiates $7.9 Million Purchase of Downtown Office Building for Medical Equipment Comp

ORLANDO, Fla. -- NAI Realvest recently completed an acquisition on behalf of the buyer of the six-story, 36,426 square foot class A office building at 622 E. Washington St. for $7,900,000.00 or $200.00 per square foot. Jeff Bloom, CCIM, vice president at NAI Realvest negotiated the transaction representing OM Star Properties, LLC, d/b/a Orchid Medical Equipment Company, who plans to occupy 50 percent of the building for its headquarters that will be relocating. The sale also included 14,000 square feet of parking garage, Bloom said. John Worrell of Cite Partners represented Thornton Park Central, LLC, seller of the building that was constructed in 2001 as part of the Thornton Park Central

NAI Realvest Closes on Acquisition of 16.4 Acre Tract on   Hwy 192 for $1,169,000

KISSIMMEE, Fla. --- NAI Realvest recently closed on the acquisition of 16.4 acres of mixed-use development land at 1420 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee. Daniel Blackford, CCIM, broker associate at NAI Realvest negotiated the transaction representing the buyer, Park Square MF, LLC who paid $1,169,000 for the land to develop a mixed-use center with retail, office and multi-family units. The Jacksonville-based seller, Leonard R. Setzer, as successor Trustee was represented in the transaction by Clyde Wells of Maury L. Carter & Associates. * * * About NAI Realvest NAI Realvest in Orlando, covering all of Central Florida, is a fully integrated commercial real estate operating compan

Construction Underway on Rhodes+Brito Designed Chisholm Elementary School in New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH / ORLANDO – Construction is now underway of the new Chisholm Elementary School designed by Orlando Architects Rhodes+Brito. The 94,000 square foot school in the Westside District of New Smyrna Beach will be constructed in two phases to replace the original school built in the 1940s on Ronnoc Lane off of Wayne Ave. and Hwy. A1A. Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder and partner at Rhodes+Brito Architects, said the first phase of the new Chisholm Elementary will provide 40 new classrooms, media center, a multi-purpose room, skills labs and collaborative technology resource spaces. “One of the 21st century design concepts we implemented is an interior courtyard for security,” Rhodes said

Lincoln Property Company Names New Director of Office Leasing

ORLANDO, Fla. – Lincoln Property Company Southeast, a full service commercial real estate firm based in Orlando, recently announced that Austin Johnston has joined the company as Director of Office Leasing. Johnston has five years of industry experience in Central Florida. At Lincoln Property Company, he will focus on office space leasing for both suburban and downtown submarkets, according to Executive Vice President Scott Stahley. “The addition of Austin Johnston will strengthen our office leasing team for Central Florida,” Stahley said. # # # About Lincoln Property Southeast Lincoln Property Southeast is a commercial real estate firm offering a comprehensive suite of value-added servic

NAI Realvest Negotiates $1.2 Million User Sale of Industrial Building at 33rd Street Industrial Park

ORLANDO, Fla. — NAI Realvest recently negotiated a $1,200,000 sale price for the freestanding industrial building at 4493 6th St. in the 33rd Street Industrial Park off L.B. McLeod Rd. in south Orlando. Jason G. Toll MiCP, director of industrial services at NAI Realvest, negotiated the transaction on behalf of the local seller Thomas Properties, LLC. Orlando-based Muto Enterprises purchased the building which was built in 1985 and formerly housed an aerospace company. Muto will operate its expanding wholesale paint and paint supplies business at the facility with 13,300 useable square feet situated on 0.72 acres. Michael Cliggitt of Cliggitt Realty represented the buyer. * * * About NAI

Rhodes+Brito Architectural Firm Names Marie F. Sarich Marketing Manager

ORLANDO, Fla. --- Rhodes+Brito, Inc., recently named Marie F. Sarich marketing manager at the award winning architectural firm in downtown Orlando. Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder, said Sarich is an accomplished creative and marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience at leading national and international companies across a range of industries and markets. Sarich has served the marketing design division at Walt Disney Company covering nearly two decades in various roles that more recently involved creative, art direction, graphic design and artistry. At Rhodes+Brito, Sarich will be responsible for multiple disciplines in the realm of marketing, including art and creative direction

NAI Realvest Brokers New Leases at Orlando-Sanford International Airport totaling 20,937 Square Feet

Orlando /Sanford, Fla. --- NAI Realvest recently closed on two new long-term leases for a total of 20,937 rentable square feet of industrial space at Orlando-Sanford International Airport in Sanford. NAI Realvest Partner Paul P. Partyka, CCIM, MICP and Land Specialist and Associate Rachel Saunders, MBA represented landlord Sanford Airport Authority in both transactions. International engineering and construction company GLF Construction leased the 19,437 square foot industrial facility at 650 29th St. at Carrier Ave. GLF specializes in heavy civil and marine works, major bridge structures and historical renovation. Partyka and Saunders also completed a lease agreement on behalf of the SAA

NAI Realvest Recognized as CoStar Power Broker for Top Sales and Leasing in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – NAI Realvest, one of Central Florida’s most active commercial real estate firms, received the CoStar Power Broker Award for overall transactions in 2017. CoStar Group, Inc. is the largest provider of commercial real estate information and analytics who independently confirms and recognizes active firms and individuals each year in the U.S. Patrick Mahoney, president, said NAI Realvest’s transaction volume and dollar value was measured by CoStar against all the active commercial real estate brokerages in Central Florida. Recipients of the CoStar Power Broker™ Awards are recognized on CoStar’s web site as professionals who perform at the highest levels in commercial real estate

NAI Realvest Closes on Two Industrial Sales totaling $1.5 Million in Sanford

SANFORD / ORLANDO, Fla. – NAI Realvest recently closed on two industrial sales at prices totaling more than $1.5 Million in Sanford. Michael Heidrich, principal at NAI Realvest represented the sellers in both transactions. At Monroe CommerCenter South Phase III, Shevchuk, Inc., a holding company in Dania Beach, Fla. purchased a 17,280 square foot stand-alone industrial building at 4295 Church St. for $1,210,000 from Seller RHCP COP Orlando, LLC, based in Sparks, Md. Karl Hittinger of TransAct Brokers, Inc. represented the buyer. At Monroe CommerCenter IV, Heidrich brokered an industrial condo sale on behalf of the seller, Sepco Services, Inc. Winter Park-based investor 3K Developmen

DIX Developments is Transitioning 8-building Ciara Creek Executive Centre To Condominiums for Busine

LAKE MARY, Fla. --- DIX Developments, LLC, a southeastern U.S. investment and development company, who purchased the Ciara Creek Executive Centre the end of last year, is transitioning the professional office building campus located on Lake Mary-Longwood Road into office condominiums. James Dicks, CEO of DIX Developments, who purchased the 22,500 Class A office development with four buildings from Stillwater Companies is constructing four more similar buildings adding another 11,700 square feet of Class A offices at the center. Business owners will be able to purchase stand-alone professional and medical office buildings at Ciara Creek Executive Centre that range in size from 1,350 to 3,15

W. Bay Ave - Four New Custom Victorian Homes - Under Construction in Historic Downtown Longwood

LONGWOOD, Fla. --- Stirling International Real Estate has been named exclusive sales and marketing agents for historic W. Bay Ave -- four custom, two-story Victorian designed residences under construction at 262-276 W. Bay Ave. in Longwood’s Downtown Historic District. Stirling Associate Marisol Santiago Soderstrom, who is representing the builder Oakwood Construction and Development, said two different models are offered. A three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home with 1,753 square feet of living area is priced from $259,000, and a four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath home with 2,030 square feet is priced from $279,900. Both feature rear entry two-car garages. Soderstrom said the W. Bay Ave


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