NAI/Merin Hunter Codman Office Renovations

As a leading commercial real estate firm, we know office space. Check out our new, invigorating and inspiring West Palm Beach office. The primary designer was our very own company Chairman, Neil. E. Merin – who infused today’s modern style with rustic charm. With this renovation we’ve not only changed the environment in which we work, but we’ve also changed how we do business.

Every square inch invites collaboration, creativity (white board walls) and fun (pool table and putting green); while the telephone booths, relaxation, club, and conference rooms offer privacy. Aside from the views, the central focal point, an area perfect for hosting firm and charitable events, is the café, complete with a 24’ red bar, 60‐specialty beverage touch coffee machine and industrial refrigerators.

This shift towards a more collaborative and flexible work space is taking over and with good reason. An innovative office design can inspire employees to do their best work. To keep employees engaged, a work space needs to be designed with that goal in mind.

Enjoy the video below showing our transformation.

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NAI Florida Semi-Annual PDM Meeting

Thank you NAI Florida Principals for joining NAI/Merin Hunter Codman in our NEW West Palm Beach office for the semi-annual NAI Florida PDM meeting, dinner and golf tournament! On June 25-26th, over 25 executives and staff from several NAI Florida offices joined us for this great occasion to brainstorm, get market updates, discuss current efforts, share successes and plan to keep a strong NAI Florida presence. Attendees includes execs from as far north as Jacksonville to as far south as the Bahamas and Puerto Rico.

Thank you again to NAI Florida’s golf tournament winners, Slaton Murray of NAI Talcor and Josh Rodstein of NAI Miami, for donating their $500 winnings to our local charity, the Palm Beach County Education Foundation.

Click here to learn more about NAI Florida and enjoy pictures below.

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EVENT: BDB Real Estate Round Table at Centurion Tower

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.

 

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NEWS PICK-UP: Jeff Greene set to break ground for West Palm’s first new office space in a decade

“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.”

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NAI/Merin Hunter Codman Announces 2017 Broker of the Year

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. 

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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.

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NEWS PICK-UP: Related plans new office tower at CityPlace’s north end

The Related Cos. plans to build an 18-story office building on the north end of CityPlace, a move that could boost efforts to link the West Palm Beach mixed-use center to the rest of downtown and further develop the city’s core urban district.

360 Rosemary is slated to rise at the corner of Rosemary Avenue and Evernia Street, the first in a series of steps designed to expand and update CityPlace, a shopping, dining and residential center built by Related.

The 285,000-square-foot tower will be across from Publix. The supermarket was courted for the ground floor space, but a Related official said this week that Publix is staying put at CityPlace. The office tower instead will feature another retailer.

“It’s a big building for our market,” said Neil Merin, chairman of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman in West Palm Beach.

Related tried to build another office tower next to CityPlace a few years ago, but it was unable to obtain enough tenants willing to pre-lease space in the project, dubbed Gateway Tower.

In 2014, Related pulled the Gateway Tower plan. The next year, it unveiled a different idea: The Restoration Hardware furniture gallery, which opened last year.

Merin said Related, at some point, will need to decide whether it’s going to rely on pre-leasing to clinch a decision to build 360 Rosemary, “or if they’re going to build it anyway.”

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VOLUNTEER EVENT: Volunteer Day at Peggy Adams

MHC REAL Leaders volunteered on Friday, March 16th at Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League in West Palm Beach. After a lovely tour by Shelter Manager, Brittni Fleming, they helped organize and clean parts of the Intake and Receiving building. Afterwards, they visited with some of the animals looking for their fur-ever homes.

Operating continuously since 1925, Peggy Adams has been positively impacting animal welfare and addressing overpopulation in Palm Beach County through a variety of services including adoption and spay/neuter programs, affordable vaccine clinic, Peggy’s Pantry and other important advocacy work.

Click here to see how you can make a difference and enjoy some pictures of the day below.

 

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EVENT: After Work Fundraiser – Christina Lambert for West Palm Beach City Commission

Neil E. Merin, SIOR CCIM, Christina Lambert, Jordan Paul

Our West Palm Beach office had the distinct pleasure of hosting an after-work fundraising reception for Christina Lambert on Monday, February 12th. Christina is running for West Palm Beach City Commissioner in the upcoming election taking place this March. Our CEO, Jordan Paul, had the great privilege of working with Mrs. Lambert when she served as the CEO of the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County.

Mr. Paul noted, “I was able to observe her energy, passion and commitment to improving our community. She is a fantastic leader who combines a strong sense of fiscal responsibility and discipline with a big heart. A combination that is unfortunately too often lacking in our government representatives these days.”

For more information on Christina Lambert’s bid for City Commissioner, please visit her website HERE and consider donating to her campaign.

 

 

 

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