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Franklin Street National Self-Storage Team Expands to Miami

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David Perlleshi, Senior Director, will help build Franklin Street’s first Miami-based self-storage investment sales team as the division continues to grow.

MIAMI (April 19, 2023)Franklin Street has expanded its self-storage investment sales presence to Miami, Florida, with the relocation of David Perlleshi, Senior Director, and the addition of Benjamin Decker, Associate.

Perlleshi joined Franklin Street in 2022 with partner Frank DeSalvo in part of Franklin Street’s national expansion strategy. The team has produced over $100M in transaction volume since establishing its footprint in Charlotte, North Carolina. Further, they will continue to pursue self-storage opportunities in Florida, building an investment sales team with top talent.

Decker brings experience from national brokerage firms, Marcus & Millichap, and Matthews Real Estate Investment Services. He joins Franklin Street as an Associate, where he will primarily focus on guiding clients through every stage of the investment cycle, including acquisitions, dispositions, development, site selection and asset valuation.

“I am excited to expand our team’s presence to Miami as we continue to build on our national success as a dominating force within the Self-Storage Real Estate space. South Florida is a dynamic and growing market with tremendous potential, and I am confident that we will continue to broaden our success there.”

For more information about self-storage investment opportunities with Franklin Street, contact: [email protected].

To learn more about career opportunities with Franklin Street in Miami, contact: [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 $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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