Dynamic commercial real estate professional Julie Abolafia joins Franklin Street’s South Florida office as Director of Multifamily Investment Sales. She specializes in the acquisition and disposition of multifamily properties across South Florida.
Abolafia comes to Franklin Street with more than eight years of commercial real estate experience. During the last three years, she arranged the sale of more than 25 apartment communities throughout the tri-county area. Abolafia will work closely with other members of the firm’s Multifamily division, which is experiencing rapid growth under the leadership of Greg Matus, Franklin Street’s Regional Managing Partner, South Florida.
“Julie comes to Franklin Street at an ideal time for both the firm and South Florida multifamily market,” Matus said. “She brings strong client relationships and the ability to facilitate deals in a variety of asset classes and submarkets. We are thrilled to have her on board. Franklin Street continues to grow throughout Florida. We have the ability to provide clients with value-add services and professionals like Julie are taking advantage of our platform.”
“Coming to Franklin Street was a particularly attractive opportunity because the firm is aggressively growing with a strong collaborative culture,” said Abolafia. “Our Multifamily division is well-suited to accommodate the favorable conditions for transaction activity throughout South Florida.”
Abolafia graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. She is working toward completing the requirements for her CCIM designation.
Franklin Street’s Multifamily Investment Sales team is currently marketing the Sunset Apartments, a 54-unit community in Sunrise, Fla.
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