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Ask the Expert: How Has the Rising Cost of Construction Materials Impacted Insurance for Commercial Property Owners?
Eric Smith, Director of Claims and Risk Management with Franklin Street’s Insurance Services Division, share his expert insight
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Jacksonville Business Journal: Jax Retail has Recovered From Pandemic
Retail real estate on the First Coast has largely recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Franklin Street Research
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GlobeSt.com: Fears Over Older Buildings After Surfside Condo Collapse Lead to Redevelopment Opportunities
Franklin Street's Dan Dratch explains how factors like more frequent inspections requirements and increased insurance rates have developers, investors and residents are looking for other alternatives.
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Shopping Center Business: Investors, Retailers All Want A Piece Of The Sunshine State
Shopping Center Business recently published an in-depth feature on the Florida retail market with insight from Franklin Street's Adam J. Tiktin and Carrie Smith.
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Franklin Street In The News

Planet Fitness Brings Judgement Free Zone to

September 23, 2022


Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, has opened a new club at 3944 Peachtree Road, just minutes away from the Oglethorpe Station, according to a press release. “We look forward to welcoming anyone, at any fitness level into our friendly,…

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Connect CRE: Thor Equities Group Acquires $37M, 13-Property Industrial Portfolio in Tampa


Thor Equities Group has completed the $37-million acquisition of a 13-property, 402,000-square-foot industrial portfolio in Tampa, FL from RS Tampa International. The buildings range in size from 5,500 to 78,700 square feet. Pat Kelly and Brad Hutton of Franklin Street brokered the transaction on behalf of the buyer. “Tampa is a rapidly growing market that has quickly established…

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Event: Javier Herrera to Present at Bisnow’s Miami State of the Market


Join us on Thursday, September 29, in Miami to receive an update on the Miami commercial real estate market with Bisnow. At the event, Franklin Street’s Javier Herrera, Senior Director of Capital Advisory, will share insight on what CRE investors should know about the market. What You’ll Learn: What is driving Miami and South Florida’s…

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Ask The Expert: How is Equity Financing Used to Fund Commercial Real Estate Projects?

September 22, 2022


Laura Gonzales, Jacksonville Regional Managing Director/Director of Capital Markets Developers/owners of commercial real estate (CRE) typically have two types of financing as an option for funding their project(s): debt financing or equity financing. Most developers/owners use a combination of the two. We are seeing an increased need for equity financing in CRE projects today. The…

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Inside Self-Storage: Brokerage Franklin Street Hires Senior Directors to Lead Self-Storage Sales Platform

September 21, 2022


Franklin Street, a commercial real estate brokerage and insurance firm, has hired Frank DeSalvo and David Perlleshi as senior directors to lead its self-storage sales platform. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, they’ll represent facility owners and investors nationwide, according to a press release. DeSalvo and Perlleshi have worked together since 2017 at New York-based Houston…

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