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Franklin Street Represents Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns in 33K-SF Lease at Rivergate Tower in Tampa

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TAMPA, FL (April 5, 2023)Franklin Street has represented Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns LLP in leasing a 33,175-square-foot office space at Rivergate Tower, a 515,965-square-foot Class A office building in Tampa, Florida.

Franklin Street’s Office & Industrial Services Team of Chris Butler, Ryan McCurdy and Lorenzo Gonzalez negotiated the lease on behalf of the tenant, Florida-based Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns LLP. The landlord, Miami-based Banyan Street Capital, was represented by CBRE’s Roxanne Kemph and Kelley Matheson.

The property features a renovated tower lobby, tenant grab-n-go & lounge, 6,000-square-foot fitness center, two state-of-the-art conference centers and on-site dry cleaners, car wash and valet parking.

The space at Rivergate Tower, 400 N Ashley Drive, is conveniently located near I-275, making it easily accessible from multiple pockets of Tampa. It is also located near one of Tampa’s prestigious amenities, Tampa Riverwalk.

“We are pleased to have the privilege of working with Johnson Pope on their recent office locations in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and now, Tampa,” said Chris Butler, Managing Director. “We very much value this continued partnership.”

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 company has offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Atlanta and Chicago. Learn more about Franklin Street at

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