This Week in Real Estate: June 10-16

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Pulte Homes has announced its newest community, Northridge at Babcock Ranch. Details below.

 

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TWO MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS PLANNED FOR DOWNTOWN CAPE CORAL

Two new mixed-use developments are in the planning stages for downtown Cape Coral. An empty lot on Bimini Basin is the site of a $50 million project set to attract 185 apartments, commercial space, a parking garage and a waterfront restaurant. An empty lot between Cape Coral Parkway and SE 47th Terrace is destined for the Cape at 47th project with 280 apartments, retail, office space and another garage. Both projects are targeted to break ground next year, WINK News reports.

 

Borelli Construction’s latest model in The Moorings

BORELLI CONSTRUCTION BREAKS GROUND ON MODEL IN THE MOORINGS

Naples-based Borelli Construction has broken ground on its newest luxury model in The Moorings waterfront community. Located at 3000 Leeward Lane, the soft contemporary southern coastal-style residence will be just west of Crayton Road, across from waterfront homes, with close proximity to beaches. Designed by Unique Hite Designs LLC, the home will feature four bedrooms, five full and two half baths and a study, offering 4,476 square feet of air-conditioned living space and 6,141 total square feet on one floor. Construction began this month with completion and availability anticipated by March 2022. The home is currently priced at $5.7 million. For a short time, interior selections may be chosen by a buyer for a more customized home without the wait.

 

Diamond Custom Homes announces sale of new Quail West model home

DIAMOND CUSTOM HOMES SELLS QUAIL WEST MODEL

Diamond Custom Homes has sold its new 7,138-total-square-foot model home in Quail West at 6253 Highcroft Drive, overlooking the 11th green of Quail West’s Lakes Golf Course. The model, listed for $3.995 million fully furnished, is scheduled for completion in December. The contemporary-transitional style model will be an open great room floor plan designed by architect Jon Kukk, AIA, of Kukk Architecture & Design P.A., with interior design by Faith Fix, ASID, of Freestyle Interiors and landscape architecture by Christian Andrea ASLA, PLA, principal of Architectural Land Design Inc. The model estate will have four bedrooms, four baths, two half baths and a study. The home will have dual two-car garages, one on each front side. One will serve as a private owner’s entrance.

 

Homes in Ventana Pointe will offer 1,662 to 3,416 square feet of flexible living space.

NEW FLOOR PLANS ANNOUNCED AT VENTANA POINTE IN NORTH NAPLES

A pair of designer-furnished models are now underway in Ventana Pointe, a new 37-acre North Naples community by Pulte Homes. The two-story Whitestone features up to five bedrooms and four baths in 2,894 square feet of living space. The 1,889 starting-square-foot Mystique offers up to 2,056 square feet of living space and up to four bedrooms and three full baths, along with a two-car garage. The enclave of 77 exclusive homesites overlook lake or nature preserve views. Seven new home designs from the upper $400,000s to $800,000s offer 1,662 to 3,416 square feet of living space, with flexible floor plans and options that encourage personalization. Sales are expected to begin at the end of August and the models are scheduled for completion in early fall.
 

Grenada Great Room

SEAGATE’S WINDWARD ISLE IN NAPLES NOW SOLD OUT

Windward Isle, a gated enclave of 28 single-family residences on Airport-Pulling Road in Naples, is sold out, Seagate Development Group says. Windward Isle features eight one- and two-story floor plans that are fully customizable and accommodate 2,583 to over 4,000 square feet of living space. The homes include three to five bedrooms, three to five and one-half baths, and a two- or three-car garage in an open concept. Windward Isle homes unveil coastal, West Indies-style architecture, decorative aluminum shutters, cypress wood corbels and a custom swimming pool. 

 

Homes in Ardena will be offered from the $700,000s to over $1 million.

NEW MODELS UNDERWAY AT ARDENA IN NORTH NAPLES

New model homes are underway and floor plans have been announced for Ardena, a new 40-acre community of luxury single-family estate homes by Pulte Homes on Livingston Road in North Naples. The enclave community will offer 77 estate homes, with nearly all of the homesites featuring lake or private natural preserve views. Ardena will offer new construction homes in Naples starting from the $700,000s to more than $1 million. Two designer-furnished models are now underway and scheduled for completion this summer. Sales for Ardena’s one- and two-story home designs are expected to open in late August.

 

MILANO LAKES APARTMENT COMMUNITY SOLD

The sale of Milano Lakes, a luxury apartment community, developed by FL Star in South Naples, has closed. Located on a 23-acre site off Collier Boulevard, Milano Lakes includes 296 apartment homes in eight buildings and two clubhouses, a children’s playground, sports court and dog park. The buyer of Milano Lakes is an international investment firm with extensive real estate holdings; the sale was brokered by Cushman & Wakefield of Fort Lauderdale. FL Star is a conglomerate of real estate entities headed by David E. Torres and Gary Hains, who offer more than 40 years of combined experience in the construction industry. 

 

PULTE ANNOUNCES NEW NORTHRIDGE AT BABCOCK RANCH COMMUNITY

Pulte Homes has announced Northridge at Babcock Ranch, the newest Pulte Homes-branded community located in Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town. The 116-acre community will include an expected 322 one- and two-story homes with options for both water and preserve views. Floor plans will offer square footage ranging from 1,400 to more than 4,600 square feet. Northridge at Babcock Ranch is estimated to break ground on models and open for sale in late 2021. Pricing starts from the $200,000s.

 

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CAPE CORAL BUSINESS PARK SELLS FOR $1.975 MILLION

CC Biz Park LLC purchased an approximately 21,000-square-foot business park located at 4409-4423 SE 16th Place, Cape Coral, from SFJ Realty Group LLC for $1.975 million. Matt Stepan, CCIM and Jeffrey Clapper of Premier Commercial Inc. represented the buyer and Jeff Forsythe of Lee & Associates | Naples-Ft. Myers represented the seller.

 

FORT MYERS ACRES ACQUIRED FOR $1.6 MILLION

Soltura Development Group LLC purchased 31.03 acres at 3701 Schoolhouse Road, Fort Myers, from Colonial Properties & Investments Group Inc. for $1.6 million. Stan Stouder, CCIM of CRE Consultants represented the seller and LSI Companies Inc. represented the buyer in negotiating the transaction.

 

CAPE CORAL STARBUCKS SELLS FOR $1.55 MILLION

Scott Lewis purchased the 1,860-square-foot freestanding Starbucks at 4806 Chester St in Cape Coral from Cape Bucks, LLC for $1.55 million. Mike Doyle, CCIM of LandQwest Commercial was the transaction agent.

 

PUNTA GORDA ACRES PURCHASED FOR $1.33 MILLION

Wilmington Land Co. purchased 84.97 acres at 15351 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, from Raemi Eagle for $1.33 million. Stan Stouder, CCIM and Dane Eagle of CRE Consultants represented the seller and Michael Neal of Seven Pines Realty represented the buyer in negotiating the transaction.

 
NAPLES COMMERCIAL SPACE BOUGHT FOR $1.25 MILLION

230 Industrial Blvd LLC purchased 9,552 square feet of commercial space from Lemae Inc. located at 230 Industrial Blvd., Naples, for $1.25 million. Rob Carroll, CCIM, MAI of Investment Properties Corp. represented the buyer and Mike Carr Sr. and Claudia Sotolongo of Coldwell Banker Commercial represented the seller.

 

NAPLES INDUSTRIAL BUILDING SELLS FOR $1.2 MILLION

Schuster Properties 1 LLC purchased a 3,500-square-foot industrial building on 0.5 acres at 6063 Janes Lane in Naples from Jaifer Zabala LLC for $1.2 million. Eric Edwards of LandQwest Commercial represented the buyer in the transaction. Christine McManus of Investment Properties Corp. represented the seller.

 

CAPE CORAL ACRES SELL FOR $1.2 MILLION

Mary E. Kirkwood sold 1.16 acres located at 1018 SE 12th Court, Cape Coral, for $1.2 million to Phyllis A. Bauguess. Jerry Turner with RE/MAX Realty Group represented the buyer and Brett Bishop with Keller Williams Peace River represented the seller.

 

BAYSIDE GRILLE ON FORT MYERS BEACH BOUGHT FOR $1.2 MILLION

South Cedar Distributors Inc. purchased the 3,131 square-foot Bayside Grille property at 17853 San Carlos Blvd. in Fort Myers Beach from Pelican Harbor Group LLC for $1.2 million. Frank Kupiec of LandQwest Commercial was the transaction broker.

 

FORT MYERS RETAIL BUILDING PURCHASED FOR $950,000

L.B. Anderson Construction Inc. purchased a 3,000-square-foot retail building on 0.77 acres at 4786-4788 & 4754 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, from 4786 Palm Beach LLC for $950,000. Dave Wallace, CCIM, SIOR and David Wallace of CRE Consultants represented the seller and David Goduti of EFO Financial Group represented the buyer in negotiating the transaction.

 

FORT MYERS PROPERTY SELLS FOR $925,000

Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ of Belle Glade Inc. sold a 25,715 space located at 2841-2849 Fowler Street, Fort Myers, for $925,000 to Eglise de Dieu La Foi Chretienne. Michael J. Frye, CCIM with RE/MAX Realty Group, Commercial Division represented the seller and Jim Waldron with Berkshire Hathaway represented the buyer.

 

NAPLES COMMERCIAL SPACE SELLS FOR $715,000

6088 Lee Ann Ln LLC purchased 3,400 square feet of commercial space from TDO Holdings LLC located at 6088 Lee Ann Lane, Naples, for $715,000. Christine McManus, CCIM, SIOR of Investment Properties Corp. represented the Seller and Cheryl Chadwick with Downing Frye Realty represented the buyer.

 

BONITA SPRINGS SITE SELLS FOR $625,000

Bella Lawn Maintenance LLC purchased a 1.43-acre, IL-zoned site with a 1,400-square-foot office building at 24591 Production Circle in Bonita Springs from William Morris L L/E for $625,000. Eric Edwards of LandQwest Commercial represented the buyer, and Bill Young with Lee & Associates represented the seller.

 
CAPE CORAL ACREAGE ACQUIRED FOR $550,000

Cammie Stevens Holdings LLC purchased 1.21 acres at 4910 Chiquita Blvd. S. in Cape Coral from Cape Summit Chiquita LLC for $550,000. Bob O’Connor of LandQwest Commercial represented the seller. Hal Arkin of RE/MAX Commercial Realty Group represented the buyer.

 

CAPE CORAL PROPERTY SELLS FOR $550,000

Cape Summit Holdings LLC sold 5 acres located at 4910 Chiquita Blvd. S. and 4913 SW 16th Place, Cape Coral, for $550,000 to Cammie Stevens Holdings LLC. Hal Arkin and Michael J. Frye, CCIM with RE/MAX Realty Group represented the buyer and Bob O’Connor with LandQwest Commercial represented the seller.

 

NORTH FORT MYERS ACRES BOUGHT FOR $460,000

Gulfside Church Inc. purchased 14 acres at 17201 N. Tamiami Trail in North Fort Myers from Commercial Asset Holdings Inc for $460,000. Bob O’Connor of LandQwest represented the seller. Jon Wunsch of Runsch Realty represented the buyer.
 

FORT MYERS MULTIFAMILY PROPERTY PURCHASED FOR $395,000

Thomas Ruke Jr. sold a multi-family property of five-plus units located at 2147-2159 Franklin Street, Fort Myers, for $395,000 to Zivkovic Family Investments LLC. Gary Rushing with RE/MAX Realty Group represented the transaction.

 

CAPE CORAL ACRES SELLS FOR $315,000

Gray Cape LLC sold 0.40 acres located at 4824 Cape Coral Street, Cape Coral, for $315,000 to Scott Lewis. Hal Arkin and Michael J. Frye, CCIM with RE/MAX Realty Group represented the seller and Ron Saracione with RE/MAX Trend represented the buyer.

 
MULTIPLE BONITA BREEZE AUTOMOTIVE CONDOMINIUM PROPERTIES SELL

Lucas Wysong purchased an 880-square-foot storage space in the Bonita Breeze Automotive Condominiums at 27900 Bonita Breeze Way, Suite 105, Bonita Springs, from Bonita Breeze Development LLC for $290,000. Bill Young, Biagio Bernardo and Michael Mahan of Lee & Associates | Naples-Ft. Myers negotiated the transaction. Other purchases from Bonita Breeze Development LLC at Bonita Breeze Automotive Condominiums negotiated by Young, Bernardo and Mahan include an 880-square-foot storage space purchased by David O’Malley at 27901 Bonita Breeze Way, Suite 404, Bonita Springs, for $289,000; a 956-square-foot storage space purchased by Greg Meyer at 27906 Bonita Breeze Way, Suite 202, Bonita Springs, for $289,000; and an 880-square-foot storage space purchased by TJ Albert at 27912 Bonita Breeze Way, Suite 304, Bonita Springs, for $289,000. Young, Bernardo and Mahan represented the seller in the last transaction, and Scott Whitcomb of Premier Plus Realty represented the buyer.

 

NAPLES LAND PURCHASED FOR $260,000

John & Vicky Daly purchased 10.29 acres on Bayshore Drive, Naples, from Larry & Marji Pomposini for $260,000. Fred Kermani, CCIM, AIA of CRE Consultants negotiated the transaction.
 

PUNTA GORDA OFFICE SPACE BOUGHT FOR $215,000

SAC Holdings LLC sold 2210 square feet of office space located at 6210 Scott Street, Unit 107 and 108, Punta Gorda, to GSPG LLC for $215,000. Gary Rushing with RE/MAX Realty Group represented the buyer and Jim Quinn represented the seller.
 

PUNTA GORDA WAREHOUSE SPACE PURCHASED FOR $200,000

Asset Track LLC sold 2075 square feet of warehouse space located at 3769 Acline Road, Unit A-5, Punta Gorda, to ARPG Holdings LLC for $200,000. Gary Rushing with RE/MAX Realty Group represented the buyer and Andy Richardson represented the seller.

 

NAPLES LOTS SELL FOR $110,000

Kirk Sanders purchased three lots totaling 14.4 acres on Kam Luck Drive in Naples from Roadrunner Properties LLC for $110,000. Fred Kermani, CCIM, AIA of CRE Consultants represented the seller and Mildred Mercado of Seaside Properties of South Florida represented the buyer in negotiating the transaction.

 

FORT MYERS PROPERTY PURCHASED FOR $100,000

SVR Investments, LLC purchased 11.27 acres on Dupree Street, Fort Myers, from Franklin Asset Group L.P. for $100,000. Stan Stouder, CCIM of CRE Consultants negotiated the transaction.

 


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PROGRESS BEING MADE ON PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT EXPANSION

Progress is being made on the $18 million expansion of Punta Gorda Airport. Plans include new office space, a full-service restaurant, and even an event space. “In order to give the commercial air service room to grow, we’re moving the private planes, charter services and fueling services over here to the north side of the airport,” says Kaley Miller, the airport’s marketing and communications manager. Bidding is underway for a full-service restaurant in the new building. It would be the first sit-down restaurant on airport property. Delayed because of the pandemic, the airport expansion project is set to be completed next March, WINK News reports.
 

PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS BUSY WITH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN COLLIER COUNTY

Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets Inc. has many grocery store projects pending in Collier County. Two new stores are under construction in East Naples, one is being rebooted on Marco Island and a 35-year-old store in Naples soon will be demolished and rebuilt. A 51,989-square-foot store that will anchor the new Fiddler’s Creek Plaza off U.S. 41 East nears completion at 15050 Sandpiper Lane. Publix is also busy in East Naples building out the former Lucky’s Market store space in Naples Towne Centre South, 3815 Tamiami Trail E., which has been proposed to include a new Publix prototype: Pours, a craft beer bar with cafe seating. Meanwhile, an expanded Publix at the Shops of Marco, 175 S. Barfield Drive, will reopen later this year after temporarily closing a year ago for demolition and redevelopment. In Naples, the Publix store at Neapolitan Way is slated to be demolished and redeveloped in early 2022, plans show.

 

GCG COMPLETES MARINEMAX DRY STORAGE BOAT RACK PROJECT

GCG Construction Inc. has completed the newest amenity to the MarineMax Deep Lagoon Marina in Fort Myers. The latest expansion consists of a new open boat storage rack that will house upward of 270 new boat slips. The 48-foot high structural steel rack system is complimented by four architectural tower elements that transition to the surrounding design theme on the 20-acre site. The project’s architectural design was completed by GMA Architects & Planners, with civil engineering site design by Hole Montes. Other improvements completed by GCG Construction include new fuel dispensers for the property, additional parking, gated entry system for member access and additional site landscaping beautifications.

 

DEANGELIS DIAMOND COMPLETES THE BREAST CENTER OF NAPLES

DeAngelis Diamond’s special projects division recently completed a tenant improvement for The Breast Center of Naples, which provides breast imaging and care to the women of Southwest Florida. This more than 5,000-square-foot project included minor demolition, the building of three mammogram rooms, three ultrasound rooms and a large waiting room, and features high-end finishes, COVID-friendly touchless fixtures and medical equipment. Additionally, the project encompassed the installation of new partitions, lights, diffusers, ACT, fire alarm, bathrooms, doors, paint, tile flooring and a revised sprinkler system. DeAngelis Diamond’s special projects currently under construction include several additions in Mediterra, a renovation in Pelican Marsh, a renovation for The School District of Lee County and tenant improvements in the Fifth Third Bank building.

 

Gulfshore Playhouse Theatre rendering. Courtesy Gates Construction

GATES CONSTRUCTION, GILBANE TO BUILD GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE THEATER

Gates Construction has partnered with Gilbane in a joint venture to build the Gulfshore Playhouse. The 40,000-square-foot facility, situated on a 3-acre parcel at the corner of First Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road, will extend the heart of downtown Naples to the east of Ninth Street. The reception lobby will feature lounge areas and the theater’s bar. The complex will include a 350-seat state-of-the-art proscenium-style theater, which will be used for large-cast productions presented on a grand scale. The stage will be an equivalent size and scale as a Broadway theater and used for incubating productions heading to New York, when appropriate, Gates says. Additionally, there will be a secondary 150-seat black box studio theater. The new facility will also offer educational programs for children, teens and adults. H3-Arquitectonica is providing design services.

 

LEASES

 

Pack Rat subleased 42,220 square feet at 3641 Ironbridge Blvd in Fort Myers from Amigos Fort Myers LLC. Mike Concilla and Laura Cari of LandQwest Commercial represented the tenant in the transaction. Bob Johnson of Lee & Associates represented the landlord.
 
Lee Memorial Health System leased a 38,448-square-foot space in the Suncoast Commerce Center at 9369 Laredo Ave., Fort Myers, from EastGroup Properties L.P. Derek Bornhorst, SIOR, CCIM, Bob Johnston, SIOR and Jerry Messonnier, SIOR of Lee & Associates | Naples-Ft. Myers negotiated the transaction.
 
Foundation Risk Partners leased 10,400 square feet of retail space at 11215 Metro Pkwy. in Fort Myers from Chico’s Retail Services Inc. Adam Palmer, CCIM, SIOR and Mike Doyle, CCIM of LandQwest Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction. Michael Eisner of Fort Lauderdale Realty and Scott Brenner of CBRE represented the tenant.
 
Fuse Specialty Appliances leased 9,530 square feet of industrial space in Centerlinks at 9130 Centerlinks Commerce Drive, Unit 6, Fort Myers, from Centerlinks Associates LLC. Mike Doyle, CCIM and Adam Palmer, CCIM, SIOR of LandQwest Commercial represented the landlord. Jeff Buckler with Lee & Associates represented the tenant.
 
BioSpine leased 8,571 square feet in the ‘Fifth Third’ office building at 13350 Metro Pkwy. in Fort Myers from Metro-Daniels Investors LLC. Adam Palmer, CCIM, SIOR and Steve Wood of LandQwest Commercial were the transaction agents.
 
Eye Coaching and Consulting leased 7,120 square feet in ‘Palm Pointe Shoppes’ at 11601 S. Cleveland Ave., Unit 8 in Fort Myers from 2010 Palm Pointe Limited Partnership. Mike Concilla and Laura Cari of LandQwest Commercial represented the landlord, and Yanni Glykas with MVP Realty Associates represented the tenant.
 
Ted Todd Insurance, Inc. leased an approximately 6,842-square-foot space located at 9470 Corkscrew Palms Circle, Suite 201, Estero, to Kohva LLC. Matt Stepan, CCIM and Jeffrey Clapper of Premier Commercial Inc. negotiated the transaction.
 
Gulfshore Playhouse Inc. leased 5,517 square feet of office space from Halstatt LLC, located at 2640 Golden Gate Pkwy., Suite 211-212, Naples. Tara Stokes of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated this transaction.
 
Noah’s Ark Academy leased 4,200 square feet of special-use space at 28052 Mango Drive in Bonita Springs from William Wellborn and Jennie Sisk. Eric Edwards of LandQwest Commercial represented the tenant.
 
KP Properties of Florida LLC leased a 3,670-square-foot space located at 1681 Benchmark Ave., Suite 115, Fort Myers, to Insul-Co Inc. Pam Wittenauer-Bratton, CCIM with RE/MAX Realty Group, Commercial Division represented the landlord and Nicolina Valor with Downing-Frye Realty represented the tenant.
 
Freehold Properties LLC leased an approximately 3,577-square-foot space located at 23421 Walden Center Drive, Suite 300, Bonita Springs, to Pelican Landing Dental P.A. Matt Stepan, CCIM and Jeffrey Clapper of Premier Commercial Inc. negotiated the transaction.
 
Panda Printing leased 3,200 square feet of industrial space in Crystal Drive Park at 2351 Crystal Drive, Suite 105, in Fort Myers from Crystal Drive LLC. Mike Doyle, CCIM of LandQwest Commercial represented the landlord. Steve Hovland of Hovland Real Estate represented the tenant.
 
Millenium Physician Group leased 3,090 square feet of office space at 13774 Plantation Road in Fort Myers from CAM Plantation LLC. Adam Palmer, CCIM, SIOR and Steve Wood of LandQwest Commercial represented the tenant.
 
Vytalyze Minds leased 2,790 square feet of office space in Countryside Commons at 1755 Heritage Trail, Nos. 603-604 in Naples from Countryside Commons SWF LLC. Laura Cari and Adam Palmer, CCIM, SIOR of LandQwest Commercial were the transaction agents.
 
Cogent Bank, a Florida State Bank leased 2,475 square feet of office space from Southern Holdings 3 LLC, located at 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 511, Naples. Rob Carroll, CCIM, MAI of Investment Properties Corp. negotiated this transaction.
 
Baldwin Brothers Memory Care Services Inc. leased a 2,157-square-foot space at 7700 Trail Blvd., Suite 101-102, Naples, from Baldridge-North Naples LLC. Brock Rasmussen and James Walls of Lee & Associates | Naples-Ft. Myers negotiated the transaction.
 
Five Below Inc. leased 1,902 square feet of office space from Creekside West Inc. and Foxrock OT5 Realty LLC located at 4099 Tamiami Trail N. Suite 304, Naples. Tara Stokes of Investment Properties Corp. represented the landlord and Philip Share & Jeff Gage of CBRE represented the tenant.
 
Consumer Financial Services leased 1,800 square feet of office space in Colonial Professional Plaza at 4350 Fowler Street, Unit 22, in Fort Myers from ECI Healthcare Properties LLC. Adam Palmer, CCIM, SIOR, Michelle Hoffmann and Steve Wood of LandQwest Commercial were the transaction agents.
 
Coconut Point TWA LLC leased a 1,646-square-foot space located at Offices at Coconut Point, 23190 Fashion Drive, Unit P216, Estero, to Ted Todd Insurance Inc. Matt Stepan, CCIM and Jeffrey Clapper of Premier Commercial Inc. negotiated the transaction.
 
Oley-Kinser leased a 1,520-square-foot space in Charleston Square at 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Suite 130, Naples, from Charleston Square of Naples LLC. Bill Young and Biagio Bernardo of Lee & Associates | Naples-Ft. Myers negotiated the transaction.
 
Del Prado Partners Trust leased a 1,562-square-foot space located at 2503 Del Prado Blvd., Unit 201, Cape Coral, to Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. Rachael Guertin and Michael J. Frye, CCIM with RE/MAX Realty Group, Commercial Division represented the transaction.
 
Sharkmind leased 1,400 square feet of retail space in Gladiolus Crossing at 8646 Gladiolus Drive in Fort Myers from JLB Ft. Myers LLC. Jessica McEvoy and Tom Strauss of LandQwest Commercial represented the landlord. Rachael Guertin with RE/MAX Realty Group represented the tenant.
 
EBF East Naples Inc. leased a 1,200-square-foot retail space at 9995 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, from 9995 Tamiami Trail LLC. Bill Young, Biagio Bernardo and Jeff Buckler, SIOR of Lee & Associates | Naples-Ft. Myers negotiated the transaction.
 
Beauty And Elegance leased 1,008 square feet of retail space at 9250 College Pkwy. in Fort Myers from Blauners – Houston LP. Adam Palmer, CCIM, SIOR and Steve Wood of LandQwest Commercial were the transaction agents.
 
Muriel Court LP leased an approximately 1,034-square-foot space located at Crossings Plaza, 28410 Bonita Crossings Blvd., Suite 220, Bonita Springs, to Velo Med Spa of SWFL LLC. Matt Stepan, CCIM and Jeffrey Clapper of Premier Commercial, Inc. negotiated the transaction.

 

ON THE MOVE

RE/MAX Realty Group has welcomed Debby Mantell to its residential division. Fawn Estes, Anne Bailey, Tim Bailey, Allan Hase, Joachim Kantenwein, and Anita Zellner have also joined RE/MAX Realty Group’s residential division as members of Team Radiance.

 

Talisha Faber

Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Property Southwest Florida (CPSWFL) has hired Talisha Faber to fill the new position of associate director of business development. Faber has worked locally in banking and finance since 2005. Her experience includes positions at IberiaBank, Florida Gulf Bank, Busey Wealth Management and AmSouth Bank. Faber also serves on the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame committee and as an allocations team member for the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee. She is a member of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee and the Rotary Club of Fort Myers and a Harry Chapin Food Bank volunteer.
 
Studio+ has hired five professionals to its headquarters office in Fort Myers. The five additions include Trevor Wright, project manager; Waldo Quiros, project designer; Joy Brownworth, marketing creative director; Bresheena Kinney, project coordinator; and Dinara Usmankhodjaeva, interior designer. Wright is an architect with more than 25 years of experience. Quiros has more than 10 years of previous experience in healthcare and commercial design. Brownworth brings experience in developing brand identity, establishing effective marketing campaigns and designing diverse business development materials to her new role. Kinney graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master of Architecture and has six years of professional experience in healthcare and commercial design. Usmankhodjaeva has four years of aviation design and three years in healthcare design. Mike Lendino, chief financial officer, leads the recruitment and hiring efforts for Studio+. 

 

KUDOS

RE/MAX Realty Group recognizes its top producers for the month of May. Its Top Listings Residential Producer is Lisa Shepard; Top Residential Listings Team is The Dream Team; Top Sales Residential Producer is Jeannie Steidel; Top Sales Producer Team is The Horvath Team; Top Commercial Listings and Sales Producer is Pam Wittenauer; Top Commercial Listings and Sales Producer Team is Bauman and Associates. The firm also congratulates the following agents for reaching new club levels for the month of May. Executive Club Members are Mailyn Arlington, Gidget Jackson, Chuck Keough, Kelly Sanders, Marc Senecal, Erica Stehouwer, and Ken Tribble. 100% Club Members are Heather Hitz, Ernie Horvath, Lisa Petruska, and Jeannie Steidel. Platinum Club Member is Chris Horvath. Additionally, Ernie Horvath has received the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award.

Steven Fenttiman

Gulf Coast International Properties (GCIP) has named Steven Fenttiman asAgent of the Month for May. A Naples native and resident of 30 years, Fenttiman recently achieved a personal sales record along with a neighborhood sales record, obtaining the highest price for lot value for his client in the Palm Circle area of downtown Naples, GCIP reports.
 
Fort Myers-based GCG Construction Inc. sponsored Goodwill Industries of SWFL’s Breakthrough Awards, held in May. The event recognizes people who have overcome their own barriers and thanks those involved in Goodwill’s programs and support its mission. This past year, Goodwill served 24,708 individuals in the area, GCG Construction Inc. reports.

 

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