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Franklin Street Arranges 20K-SF Lease with Industrial Outdoor Storage in Tampa Bay

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TAMPA BAY (October 4, 2023)Franklin Street, a leading Tampa-based commercial real estate and insurance brokerage, announced today the lease of a 20,000-square-foot indoor building space coupled with 1.5 acres of industrial outdoor storage at Sunshine Industrial Park in Clearwater, Florida.

Franklin Street’s Office and Industrial Services Team of Pat Kelly and Brad Hutton arranged the lease on behalf of the landlord, New York-based Zenith Industrial Outdoor Storage (IOS). The tenant is White Cap, L.P., represented by Trey Carswell and Sam Arthur of Cushman & Wakefield. The strategic move represents White Cap’s expansion plans within the park as they relocate and scale up their operations.

“This transaction exemplifies the kind of constructive collaboration between tenants and landlords that we look for with every deal we broker,” said Franklin Street’s Pat Kelly. “White Cap’s need for both indoor and outdoor storage aligns perfectly with the offerings of Sunshine Industrial Park and property management expertise of Zenith IOS. We are proud to have played a role in fostering this partnership”.

White Cap is a Norcross, GA-based vendor of construction tools, materials, and supplies to professional contractors across the United States. Expanding its Tampa operations to the Sunshine Industrial Park reflects the city’s recent building boom and will provide greater accessibility to vital transportation networks. Situated at 5303 126th Avenue N., it is conveniently located near St. Pete-Clearwater Airport and connected to major roadways including U.S. Route 19 and I-275.

“Construction suppliers need the space to store a wide variety of materials and equipment, and the connectivity to deliver them to job sites throughout the area,” said Daniel Laub, COO of Zenith IOS. “Our tenants, like White Cap, choose to work with us because we understand their needs and know how to collaborate with local partners like Franklin Street to meet them.”

About Zenith IOS:

Zenith Industrial Outdoor Storage is a vertically integrated investment, development and management company that acquires institutional-quality outdoor storage assets across the United States. Zenith provides best-in-class storage solutions to a wide variety of users seeking critical logistic support at various points along the nation’s supply chain. For more information go to

About Franklin Street:

Founded in 2006 during one of the toughest real estate climates, Franklin Street focused on delivering value-added solutions to meet the evolving needs of clients. Through a collaborative philosophy of leveraging the resources, expertise and experience of each of its lines of business, Franklin Street has grown to include seven business divisions – Investment Sales, Tenant and Landlord Representation, Capital Advisory, Insurance, Property Management and Project Management. With $7 billion in transaction value across all major product types, Franklin Street offers unmatched value and optimal solutions for clients nationwide. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., the firm has teams located in top markets throughout the country and works with owners and occupiers of commercial real estate nationwide. Learn more about Franklin Street at

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