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Our firm was thrilled to have sponsored and hosted the May 16th Business Development Board Real Estate Round Table at our very own home in West Palm Beach, Centurion Tower. Over 70 guests enjoyed networking and breakfast in our new 7th-floor suite before heading to our 6th-floor vacancy for the “Planes, Trains & Autonomous Vehicles” panel discussion. The informative panel covered how recent trends and transportation changes could impact commercial real estate in our area.
Firm Chairman, Neil E. Merin, SIOR, CCIM, moderated the panel which included Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., Director of the University of Florida Transportation Institute, Patrick Goddard, President, Brightline, Stacy Miller, Director of Transportation Development, F.D.O.T., Bruce Pelly, Executive Director, Palm Beach County Department of Airports and Nick Uhren, Executive Director, Palm Beach County Transportation Planning Agency.
Centurion Tower was an ideal place to host the event, as it features a convenient central location close to I-95 with a covered parking garage and on-site security. Click here to learn more information about Centurion Tower and to see the space available for lease.
West Palm Beach, Fla. – NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, Inc., Palm Beach County’s leading commercial real estate services firm, takes Six 2017 CoStar Power Broker Awards. Each year commercial real estate firms and professionals who achieve the highest volume of sales and leases are recognized with prestigious power Broker Awards by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ — CSGP). For the past 15 years NAI/Merin Hunter Codman has been consecutively recognized in CoStar’s Power Broker Awards, this year’s awards include:
- Top Sales Firm
- Top Leasing Firm
- Top Leasing Broker – Chairman, Neil E. Merin, SIOR, CCIM
- Top Leasing Broker – Principal, Jason L. Sundook, SIOR
- Top Industrial Broker – Principal, Jason L. Sundook, SIOR
- Top Retail Leasing Broker – Managing Director, Bruce Corn
Jordan Paul, CEO of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman said, “We are proud that NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, its partners, and many of our outstanding brokers have been consecutively recognized as industry leaders by CoStar. This recognition reflects our market expertise and dedication to providing the highest quality service for our South Florida clients. Congratulations to Neil, Jason and Bruce on their much-deserved recognition.”
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“Merin, Chairman of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman in West Palm Beach, handled three high-profile sales last year that ranked among the top eight of SIOR’s list:
- The $64.5 million sale of the 245,000 SF Golden Bear Plaza in North Palm Beach
- The $62.3 million sale of a interest in a 245,673 SF property in Palm Beach Gardens
- The $54.5 million sale of the 241,000 SF Fountain Square in Boca Raton”
“The Palm Beach Post reported that billionaire Jeff Greene is ready to hire a general contractor to build a 30-story office, hotel and apartment complex in West Palm Beach.
Neil Merin, chairman of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, told the Palm Beach Post that Greene and Related Cos. will need at least five years to lease the office space at both One West Palm and 360 Rosemary if they open simultaneously.”
NAI/Merin Hunter Codman Announces 2017 Broker of the Year
Bruce Corn, of the firm’s Retail Services Group, facilitated $20 million of sales and 160,000-square feet of lease transactions in the Palm Beach County retail sector.
West Palm Beach, FL – NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, Inc., one of South Florida’s leading commercial real estate services firms, has named Bruce Corn, Managing Director of the firm’s Retail Services Group, its 2017 Broker of the Year for the completion of $20,000,000 in sales and 160,000-square feet of leasing transactions in the Palm Beach County retail sector. This marks Mr. Corn’s fifth Broker of the Year award.
Some of his most significant transactions include:
- $12,500,000 sale of Village Square, a 75,326-square foot retail plaza in Tequesta
- 65,000-square feet of leasing on behalf of AutoZone
- 30,000-square feet of leasing on behalf the Village Shoppes on 441 in Royal Palm Beach
- 20,000-square feet of leasing on behalf Southern Palm Crossing in Royal Palm Beach
- 10,000-square foot site selection transaction on behalf of Saito’s Japanese Steakhouse
Utilizing his two decades of commercial real estate experience, negotiation skills and superior retail market knowledge, Mr. Corn, a five-time NAI/Merin Hunter Codman Broker of the Year award recipient, offers his diverse client base creative solutions which expedite even the most complicated of transactions.
“Honesty, integrity and drive are Bruce Corn’s best qualities. Those attributes combined with his outstanding industry reputation have paved the road to Bruce’s continued success. I am honored to again name him our 2017 Broker of the Year,” stated Jordan Paul, CEO of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman.
Each year the SIOR Office Member Group selects the Top 100 Office Deals conducted by members. Neil E. Merin, SIOR, CCIM made it in the 2017 Top 10 & Top 100 SIOR Trasactions. See links below for details:
Congratulations to Neil and all the other members who made the list!