Suite Life Magazine
KOVA Companies Announces New Hires
KOVA Companies has hired Gayle Erickson-Ash and Karla Thurkettle as property managers for KOVA Property Management, and Keith Marvelle as manager of KOVA Facilities. Erickson-Ash recently relocated to Southwest Florida from Colorado, and has more than 28 years of experience in commercial property management and construction management for office,... Read more
Premier Commercial Sees Summer Sales Heat Up
Brokers Matt Stepan, CCIM and Andrew DeSalvo, MBA with Premier Commercial, Inc., recently closed the following transactions in Lee, Collier and Sarasota counties. SALES • 3630 BBR, LLC: 7,000sf retail building with 4,800sf adjacent storage at 3630-3636 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, to Gray Sky Investments, LP for $990,000.... Read more
SVN|KOVA Expands Commercial Team With Two Veteran Advisors
SVN|KOVA Fort Myers recently hired two new senior advisors. Tiffany Luongo brings 17 years of commercial real estate experience to the position. Specializing in the Estero- Bonita Springs area, she has extensive experience in development and raw land entitlement. Luongo’s expertise includes retail leasing and site selection, office sales... Read more
Vedran Vicevic Joins RE/MAX Realty Group
Vedran Vicevic has joined RE/MAX Realty Group Commercial Division. Originally from Croatia, Vicevic is now living in Naples. Previously, he worked with IRC Commercial Real Estate Services, participating in property management, investment strategy and commercial transactions. Vicevic is now pursuing his CCIM designation, and is a member of CIP... Read more
CRES of SWFL Reports Recent Activity
Carlos Acosta, CCIM, of Commercial Real Estate Services of SWFL, Inc., negotiated all of the following transactions in Cape Coral, unless otherwise noted. SALES • Cuevas Cape Property, LLC: 3,328sf restaurant building at 1604 S.E. 46th Street from Wayne Wasylyk and Carole Wasylyk for $700,000. • Jadboir Ventures, LLC:... Read more
Boback Commercial Group To Manage Plantation Professional Center
International Center Blvd., LLC has awarded an exclusive management contract to Boback Commercial Group. It calls for the group to manage three buildings within Plantation Professional Center at 6830-6844 International Center Boulevard in Fort Myers. The buildings total 16,000sf and are occupied by five tenants. Senior property manager Cindy... Read more
Naples Marina Sale Among SVN|KOVA’s Recent Transactions
Commercial brokers with SVN|KOVA recently negotiated the following sales, leases and new, fullservice property management accounts in Lee and Collier counties. SALES • Naples Marina Holdings, LLC: 30,517sf of mixed-use marina for $5.9 million at 2015 Davis Blvd., Naples from Pilgrim REO, LLC. (Bryan Flores) • Bear Lake Properties,... Read more
Creighton Completes New 7-Eleven in Cape Coral
Creighton Construction & Development recently completed a new 7-Eleven convenience store with gas station in Cape Coral. Located at 3021 S.W. Pine Island Road, the project includes the groundup construction of a 3,029sf convenience store with eight fuel pumps and 16 fueling stations. Rick Blake, project manager, and Tracy... Read more
Downtown Fort Myers Hotel Changes Hands in Joint Venture Acquisition
Iowa-based firm Hawkeye Hotels in a joint venture with Georgia-based HOS Management (HOS) has purchased Hotel Indigo in downtown Fort Myers for an undisclosed sum. HOS will manage the property, which is the first Florida asset in Hawkeye Hotels’ portfolio. Located on Broadway in the heart of downtown, the... Read more
Babcock Ranch Charter School Now Open
DeAngelis Diamond has completed construction of the Babcock Neighborhood School at Babcock Ranch in Charlotte County, just in time for the new school year. Totaling 48,000sf, the K-8 charter school will hold 500 students. It features flexible classrooms, work areas for project-based learning, moveable desks for easier collaboration and... Read more