Dealmakers

Legacy Bank Officers Arrange $15M Credit Facility for Developer

The Boca Raton-based community lender arranged the loan for JDR Development to build single-tenant commercial properties.

David Donnellan, CBRE first vice president and Patricia Friend, senior financial analyst

CBRE Duo Closes Sale of Three Retail Centers

By Mary Hladky |

CBRE's David Donnellan and Patricia Friend worked the sale of three retail centers owned by Boca Raton-based Pebb Enterprises for nearly $40 million.

Brokers Handle $18 Million Off-Market Palm Beach Office Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Mark Pateman and Tara England represented the buyer of a prime office building on Palm Beach's Bankers Row.

James Govin, Paula Buzzi and Damaso Saavedra

Team Guides $260M Credit Deal for Sheltair

By Mary Hladky |

Damaso Saavedra, Allyson Goodwin, James Govin and Paula Buzzi represented Sheltair Aviation in obtaining a $60 million revolving line of credit and refinancing a $200 million senior credit facility.

Broker Reps Previous Owner as Buyer in $21M Industrial Deal

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Bidding organized by Marcus & Millichap's Doug Mandel produced the buyer for the 12-building North Miami portfolio.

Karyl Argamasilla

Representing TotalBank, This Bilzin Attorney Guided $50M Loan to Finance New Hotel

By Mary Hladky |

Representing TotalBank, Karyl Argamasilla renewed a relationship with the Murray Group on a loan to build another hotel.

Proskauer Attorney Reprises Role on $20M Sale of Coral Springs Office

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Stuart Kapp, a partner in the Boca Raton office of Proskauer Rose, advised the seller of the Heron Bay Corporate Center in Coral Springs after advising on its purchase four years ago.

HFF director Chris Drew.

Palm Beach Outlets' Uniqueness Facilitates $165 Million Financing

By Mary Hladky |

HFF director Chris Drew said the sheer size of Palm Beach Outlets and the lack of nearby competition make it "an unbelievable development."

School Connection Leads to $10M Gallery Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |

A Colliers International broker offered wide exposure for the two-story building in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood.

Mark-David Adams and Richard Miller

Attorneys Help FPL Secure Cheap $85 Million Bond

By Mary Hladky |

Mark-David Adams and Rick Miller represented Broward County in an $85 million industrial development revenue bond issue for FPL to make additions at a new Port Everglades plant and another plant in Fort Lauderdale.

Developer's Familiarity Helps Broker Secure $11.2 Million Loan

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Jose Guillen arranged an $11.2 million construction loan for developer Sergio Pino's Century Homebuilders Group.

Colleen M. Grady and Pedro (“Tony”) Alvarez

Getting Bank to Try Different Kind of Financing, is Exactly What These Two Did

By Mary Hladky |

Colleen Grady and Pedro “Tony” Alvarez represented Bayport Colombia in securing a $50 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to finance micro-loans for Colombian government workers.

Brokers Puts 14 Years Into Miami Beach Assemblage

By Eleazar David Melendez |

The 13 residential lots on South Beach dead end at Biscayne Bay.

Senior associate Ying Geneve Dubois and partner Allison McCarthy with Holland and Knight

Holland & Knight Team Guides Chinese Insurer on $230M Hotel Buy

By Mary Hladky |

Fort Lauderdale attorneys Ying Geneve DuBois and Allison McCarthy advised on Sunshine Insurance Group's purchase of the luxury Baccarat Hotel from Starwood Capital Group.

Broker Gets Maximum Price by Marketing Future Use

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Tony Arellano represented the seller of 47 condo units inside a historic downtown Miami building that sold for $23.5 million.

Robert Given, Vice Chairman, Institutional Group, Multi-Housing and Zachary Sackley, First Vice President, Investment Properties Multi-Housing, CBRE

CBRE Guides $90M Sale of New Coconut Creek Apartments

By Mary Hladky |

Zachary Sackley and Robert Given represented the developers in the $89.9 million sale of the Casa Palma luxury apartment complex in Coconut Creek.

Cassandra Alami, sitting, and from left, Marco Ferri, Maggie Barreto Tercilla, and Eric Muelle

Avila Rodriguez Team Guides SLS South Beach Acquisition

By Mary Hladky |

Marco Ferri, Cassandra Alami, Maggie Barreto Tercilla and Erik Muelle represented GoldenPeaks Capital Real Estate as it made its first entry into the U.S. hospitality market with the $125 million purchase of SLS South Beach.

Brokers' Drone Footage Helps Sell Doral Warehouse

By Eleazar David Melendez |

In closing a deal for a refrigerated warehouse west of Miami International Airport, a Doral industrial real estate brokerage relied on its knowledge of square feet, freezers and drones.

Miami Apartments Sell With Eye on Gentrification

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Joseph Zichelle and Jesse Spencer brokered the sale of a 44-unit apartment building in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood for $10.7 million.

Scott G. Wadler, associate director, Jim M. Dockerty, managing director, and Marc Roth, Real Estate analyst, with HFF

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler Team Helps Arrange $40M Construction Loan for Hotel Makeover

By Mary Hladky |

Jim Dockerty, Scott Wadler and Marc Roth of Holliday Fenoglio Fowler secured construction financing for redevelopment of the historic Park Central Hotel in Miami Beach.

William Bloom, Shawn Amuia, and Brett Holland

Holland & Knight Team Guides Sellers in $240M Mixed-Use Deal

By Mary Hladky |

William Bloom, Shawn Amuial, Brett Holland and Mercy Arce of Holland & Knight represented the owners of a Naples retail and office complex that was bought by Prudential.

Broker Steers $24 Million Palm Beach Gardens Marina Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Christian Johannsen of NAI Miami represented the seller of the PGA Boating Center in Palm Beach Gardens, which sold May 8 for $23.9 million.

HFF Brokers 2 Retail Center Sales for $29 Million

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Miami brokers Daniel Finkle, Luis Castillo and Nat Scarmazzi represented the sellers in a transaction with a Delaware corporation.

Christian Lee, Senior Manager, Andrew Chilgren, financial analyst, Jose Lobon, senior associate, and Charles Foschini, LP - Vice Chairman, with CBRE

CBRE Team Handles $111 Million Sale of Brickell Office Complex

By Mary Hladky |

Christian Lee led a CBRE team of Andrew Chilgren, Jose Antonio Lobon and Charles Foschini in helping Stiles Corp. sell 800 Brickell for $111.6 million.

Curtis Sitterson, Joy Spillis Lundeen, and Peter Desiderio

Stearns Weaver Team Handles CocoWalk Acquisition

By Mary Hladky |

Peter Desiderio, Joy Spillis Lundeen and Curtis Sitterson were part of the Stearns Weaver team that represented minority partner Grass River Property in the $87.5 million acquisition of CocoWalk.

Miami Investor Finds Apartments in Savannah for $20 Million

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Monument Capital Management is betting secondary Georgia markets will deliver for its investors.

Daniel Finkle, senior managing director; Luis Castillo, managing director and Nat Scarmazzi, associate director, with Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF).

Sellers Market Helps HFF Advise Seller on $53.5M Wellington Retail Center

By Mary Hladky |

Daniel Finkle, Luis Castillo, Nat Scarmazzi and Kim Flores represented an affiliate of Schmier & Feurring Properties in the sale of Wellington Green Commons.

BBX Capital Skips Development, Sells to Billionaire Jeff Greene

By Eleazar David Melendez |

A generous offer prompts a turnaround fund to dump plans for development of a West Palm Beach lot.