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Franklin Street Hires 20-Year CRE Veteran in South Florida

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SOUTH FLORIDA, May 20, 2024Franklin Street, a national, full-service commercial real estate firm, today announced Charlie Manuel has joined the firm’s Retail Investment Sales team, as Director, at the firm’s South Florida office.

In his capacity as Director, Manuel will focus on assisting property owners in optimizing their returns by conducting comprehensive analyses of properties and devising customized marketing strategies tailored to the unique needs of each property and investor.

Previously to joining the firm, Manuel served as Vice President at CBRE, where he advised owners of commercial retail and office properties, overseeing transactions ranging from $2 million to $40 million in value.

Manuel’s client-first approach is evidenced by the establishment of a robust 1,000-property database, facilitating over 130 meetings within an 18-month period. His commitment to networking and lead generation extended to attending over 10 industry tradeshows annually.

“Adding Charlie Manuel to our team is a big win for us here at Franklin Street and our team. His skills are not only top-notch but he’ll take our investment sales game to the next level,” said Gregory Matus, Senior Vice President of Investment Sales.

For media inquiries or to schedule an interview with Charlie Manuel, please contact Kimberly Mendoza at [email protected].

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 $10 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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