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The state of Florida wants to sell a downtown office building and an off-site parking lot for more than $52 million.

The properties total 4.33 acres and includes the five-story Robert Hayes Gore State Office Building, at 201 W. Broward Blvd., and the 29,185-square-foot parking lot across the street.

David Wigoda and Lee Ann Korst, both senior VPs with the CBRE Group, will market the property on behalf of the state. They will accept sealed bids for the properties until Oct. 25 at noon.

Built in 1979, the Robert Hayes Gore building is 113,710 square feet on a 3.66-acre parcel. It houses offices for the state’s Department of Juvenile Justice; the Department of Children and Families and Adult Protected Services; the Department of Management Services; and the Bureau of Fire, Arson, and Explosives Investigations.

The properties are nearby Brightline’s Fort Lauderdale station, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the Museum of Discovery & Science, and the Nova Southeastern University Art Museum of Fort Lauderdale. They’re also zoned as a downtown regional activity center, which is “one of the most open zoning designations in Fort Lauderdale, CBRE added in its marketing of the properties.

 

Source: SFBJ

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Bridge Industrial (“Bridge”), a privately-owned, vertically integrated real estate operating company and investment manager, has acquired Pompano Beach Commerce Park — a three-building, 336,852-square-foot industrial campus in Pompano Beach.

Following the acquisition, Bridge plans to launch a comprehensive capital improvements program at the property, inclusive of landscaping, parking lot upgrades, monument signage, and roof replacements. The acquisition will mark Bridge’s first property closing as part of a new value-add strategy.

“The acquisition of this campus in a prime submarket marks not only the latest addition to our growing portfolio, but the introduction of a new value-add strategy that will expand our capabilities and allow us to acquire existing buildings and deliver even more services to our clients in the region,” said Nick Siegel, Partner with Bridge.

Jose Lobon of CBRE National Partners represented the Seller in the transaction.

Located on Powerline Road in the Pompano Beach submarket of Broward County, Pompano Beach Commerce Park is made up of three industrial buildings — spanning 140,094 square feet, 124,894 square feet and 71,864 square feet, respectively. The facilities possess several attractive characteristics including 24-clear heights and multiple points of ingress and egress along its 800 feet of linear frontage along Powerline Road. Bridge has had previous development success in Pompano Beach, with its Bridge Point Powerline Road project spanning over 450,000 square feet less than one mile from its newest acquisition.

The campus is located less than two miles from I-95 and just 1.4 miles from the Florida Turnpike, allowing users to reach nearly all of Florida’s population of 6.2 million within just a 60-minute drive. The property also sits just 15 miles from Port Everglades and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and roughly 40 miles from the Port of Miami and Miami International Airport. The central location of the site allows its tenants to service 92% of South Florida’s 6.2 million population within a 60-minute drive time.

“South Florida is one of the most supply-constrained markets in the entire country, and Bridge has found major success in developing and operating state-of-the-art warehouse space that can help meet the immense demand from industrial users in this area,” said Kevin Carroll, Southeast Partner at Bridge.

Bridge is one of South Florida’s most active industrial real estate developers. The company has acquired approximately 700 acres in 17 separate transactions throughout Miami Dade and Broward Counties and delivered approximately 7 million square feet of Class-A industrial space across the region since entering the market in 2012. The company’s current South Florida portfolio spans more than 5 million square feet of company-owned and third-party managed properties with an additional 2.5 million square feet under construction.

 

Source: CRE-sources

 

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A group of developers obtained a $40.78 million construction loan to start work on a large industrial project in Lake Park.

Wells Fargo Bank provided the mortgage to ASVRF Silver Beach Road LLC, a partnership between Los Angeles-based American Realty Advisors, Atlanta-based Ridgeline Property Group, and Fort Lauderdale-based Mitchell Property Realty. It covers the 24.2-acre property located at 1600 Silver Beach Road, just east of Congress Avenue.

Called Silver Beach Industrial Park, the project will total 380,000 square feet in four buildings with 32-foot clear ceiling height.

CBRE’s Robert Smith, the leasing broker for the project, said it will break ground in December.

 

Source: SFBJ

DACO Worldwide Marketing Corp. (DACO), a privately-held wholesale corporation and leader in supply chain logistics/distribution for construction materials to Central/South America and the Caribbean, has signed a 32,425-square-foot, 7-year lease at Davie Business Center-Building A, located at 3300 Davie Road in Davie, Florida.

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Michael Rauch, Senior Managing Partner with CRE Florida Partners, negotiated the lease on behalf of DACO.

DACO will occupy the entire newly-completed distribution warehouse facility, which is owned and operated by Atlanta-based IDI.

The critical elements of the deal included a new ±4,500 SF office build-out as well as other amenities required in the loading dock area of the premises.

“Industrial distribution facilities in South Florida are becoming harder to source and matching our client’s needs to available product is no less difficult due to a shrinking inventory of industrial product in South Florida,” Mr. Rauch commented. “We are grateful to be able to successfully negotiate this critical lease to support DACO’s future growth.”

CBRE’s Larry Dinner represented the Landlord in the transaction.