Andrew Kunisch serves as General Manager for Austin Center, a 299,000-square-foot office complex in the Westshore submarket of Tampa that is exclusively managed by Franklin Street. In this role, Mr. Kunisch directs all daily operations, capital projects and revenue generation efforts for five office buildings on a 10.4-acre parcel. He has 16 years of commercial property management experience including staff supervision, budget creation, construction management, leasing, capital projects, and contract negotiation.
Prior to Franklin Street, Mr. Kunisch worked as Senior Property Manager for Elv Associates, where he was responsible for overseeing the firm’s commercial asset portfolio in Boston and Washington, D.C. He successfully managed more than $35 million in revenue annually, $15 million in operating budgets and over $5 million in capital construction projects to include elevator modernizations, complete HVAC replacements, floor renovations, tenant improvement projects and roof replacements.
Mr. Kunisch also held property management positions with Lincoln Property Company and Colonnade Management/Columbus Properties, where he achieved LEED Silver certification for assets under management, while developing energy efficiency policies that resulted in Energy Star certifications for assets not previously earned. Mr. Kunisch holds his bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, Licensed Property Manager designation and is a certified Fire Safety Director through the State of New York.
Tampa Bay Business Journal: Exclusive: First Watch is coming to Westshore
January 28, 2021
The developer of Westshore City Center has signed a deal with Florida breakfast-and-brunch chain First Watch. Westshore City Center — the office park that was known as Austin Center for decades — is in the midst of a multimillion-dollar renovation that includes adding First Watch and a yet-to-be-named New American restaurant by Tampa restaurateur Jeff Gigante to the property….