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Justin Walker Joins Franklin Street as Senior Director of Retail Investment Sales in South Florida

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SOUTH FLORIDA, March 4, 2024Franklin Street, a national, full-service commercial real estate firm, today announced Justin Walker has joined the firm’s Retail Investment Sales team, as Senior Director, for its South Florida division. In his new capacity, Mr. Walker will play a pivotal role in advancing Franklin Street’s growth and success in the retail investment sector across the region.

Mr. Walker brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise garnered through a distinguished career in commercial real estate. He served as a top producer with Sand Investments Group in Fort Lauderdale, where he demonstrated exceptional leadership and achieved remarkable results, establishing himself as a trusted advisor and industry leader.

A graduate of the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate, Mr. Walker’s journey in commercial real estate began during his tenure at Harbert Realty Services in Orlando, Fla.

At Franklin Street, Mr. Walker leads a dynamic team focused on net lease and retail strip centers, providing unparalleled service to retail owners throughout the East. His strategic vision and unwavering commitment to client success make him a formidable force in the retail investment landscape, further enhancing Franklin Street’s reputation as a leader in the industry.

Kaylan Knitowski also joins Franklin Street as a Senior Associate, working closely with Mr. Walker to expand the firm’s national footprint in the retail investment sector.

“We are thrilled to welcome Justin to the Franklin Street family. His expertise and leadership will undoubtedly strengthen our presence in the South Florida market and drive continued success for our clients,” said Gregory Matus, Managing Director of the firm’s South Florida office.

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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