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New Hair Salon Lease Boosts Port Orange Commercial Center’s Occupancy To 100 Percent

PORT ORANGE – NAI Realvest Charles Wayne Commercial recently completed a new, multi-year retail lease agreement for 1,755 square feet at Total Vision Center, a 12,000 square foot retail/office center at 5820 S. Williamson Blvd. in Port Orange. Associate James O’Connor brokered the transaction on behalf of the landlord, Port Orange Airport Road, LLC. The new tenant, Salon Envie is the only Aveda Salon in Port Orange. Aveda is a concept founded on holistic beauty and environmental responsibility with locations nationwide. Occupancy is now at 100 percent. Other major tenants at the center include: Edward Jones, Total Vision Eye Health Associates and the Artistic Center for Dentistry. # # # A

Rhodes+Brito Architects Appoints Construction Administrator

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rhodes+Brito Architects, based in Orlando has appointed Mark Loeb as Construction Administrator. Loeb holds both a Masters of Urban Planning and a Bachelors of Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado, according to Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder and partner in the firm. Loeb, who has 30 years of professional experience, will work closely with project architects at Rhodes+Brito to ensure implementation of project design and that the intent of design is maintained through construction quality control. “We will benefit from Mark’s track record of leadership and he will contribute substantially to our growth,” Rhodes said. Rhodes+Brito, an Orlando firm founded in 1996, c


Gainesville, Fla. – Hold-Thyssen, a full service commercial real estate firm with offices in Clearwater and Winter Park, recently represented the buyer of 5480 NW 43rd Street, a 2,300 square foot freestanding restaurant that’s under long-term lease to Starbucks. Richard Fisher, Vice President of Investor Services in the firm’s Clearwater office negotiated the transaction representing the buyer SSS Investments of Jacksonville, LLC who paid $2,595,000 for the building situated on a 0.83-acre site near the intersection of the Publix Hunters Crossing shopping center. Fisher said the seller Boos Development, Inc., a private investor and developer based in Clearwater, built the Starbucks in 2017

Rhodes + Brito Architects Names Two New Project Coordinators

ORLANDO --- Rhodes + Brito Architects announced that Samar Mady and Dwinessa Pratt have joined the firm as Project Coordinators. Mady holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Architectural Engineering/Urban Planning from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. Pratt is a recent graduate of the Master of Architecture program at Florida A&M University. In their new roles as Project Coordinators, Mady and Pratt will provide support services to the firm’s project architects including initial research, design development and finalizing construction documents, according to Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder of the firm. “We are pleased to have these exceptional young professionals join our firm and look forwa

NAI Realvest Closes Industrial Leases for General Contractor and Elevator Manufacturer at Poinciana

KISSIMMEE / ORLANDO, Fla. – NAI Realvest recently negotiated two new long-term industrial leases totaling 5,200 square feet at Poinciana CommerCenter East on Business Center Lane off U.S. 17-92 in Kissimmee. NAI Realvest Principals Michael Heidrich, Matt Cichocki and Kevin O’Connor, brokered the transactions representing the landlord, Maitland-based Small Bay Partners, LLC. Stingray Global, LLC, a Port Orange-based general contractor specializing in commercial construction, leased 3,850 square feet at 1765 Business Center Lane. Kissimmee based P&R Cab Designer LLC who leased 1,890 square feet at 1755 Business Center Lane designs and manufactures elevators. Poinciana CommerCenter East’s

Party & Gift Outlet Expanding in 5th Location at Vineland Pointe in Attractions Area

ORLANDO --- NAI Realvest closed on a new lease representing Party & Gift Outlet, Inc. for an 8,023 square foot store opening in the spring of 2019 at Vineland Pointe, the new retail center fronting I-4 off of Daryl Carter Blvd. in the attractions area of South Orlando. Paul P. Partyka, CCIM, MICP, partner at NAI Realvest who negotiated the multi-year agreement on behalf of the tenant said the retailer, now with five locations in Central Florida, is expanding retail operations at this location. The Palm Beach-based landlord Vineland Pointe Owner LLC was represented in the transaction by Kate Gilbert of O’Connor Property Management, LLC. Party & Gift Outlet which specializes in licensed Disn

Global Network Provider, Medical Device Startup, Mathnasium and Nurse on Call Expand into East Orlan

ORLANDO, Fla. –NAI Realvest recently negotiated four new leases totaling 9,890 rentable square feet at two professional office buildings in East Orlando. Mary Frances West, CCIM, Vice President represented the landlord Citadel Partners, LTD in a long term lease agreement with Expereo USA, Inc. The growing Virginia-based firm relocated from an executive suite facility into a 4,690 square foot suite in The Citadel International III, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive. Jim Light of Keller Williams Advantage III Realty represented the tenant, a global provider of managed cloud and internet networks. Tenant’s parent company is based in Amsterdam. At University Court, 3361 Rouse Rd., West brokered t

Hold-Thyssen Closes $1.15 Million Retail Investment Sale of Historic Intercoastal Storefront in Melb

Melbourne, Fla. --- Hold-Thyssen, Inc., a full service commercial property firm based in Winter Park, recently overcame several obstacles and multiple delays to close on the $1,150,000 sale of an historic intercoastal storefront building at 559-569 W. Eau Gallie Blvd. in Melbourne. Saxon Evans, director of investment sales at Hold-Thyssen, who brokered the sale on behalf of Seller Highland Investment LLLP, said the art district property comprised of six suites including the owner’s office is fully leased to artsy tenants. Numerous improvements have been made to the 7,550 square foot retail building located a couple of blocks from the causeway over the intercoastal waterway. Buyer Delray Be


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