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BRIEFS

Pine Island Realty merges with John R. Wood Properties

Phil Wood, President and CEO of John R. Wood Properties, today announced the acquisition of Bokeelia-based Pine Island Realty, the island’s leading residential real estate firm. The agreement became official on Friday, April 1. In business since 1980, Pine Island Realty and its team of approximately 12 agents represent more than $100 million in residential transactions annually throughout Bokeelia, St. James City, Matlacha, and Cape Coral. In addition to the company’s staff and real estate agents, owners Mike Faulkner and Brian Faulkner have joined John R. Wood Properties and will remain active as vice presidents within the company. Two sales offices, at 5400 Pine Island Rd. in Bokeelia and 2959 Oleander St. in St. James City, are being transitioned to John R. Wood Properties offices, bringing the company to 21 locations throughout southwest Florida.

Naples Real Estate Show Topic: “Real Estate Show will be live streaming”

James D. York P.A., a local Realtor is the host with Realtors Michael and Morgan York of York Real Estate Group of Downing Frye Realty .The show is called “SWFL Real Estate Update” Covers current issues or trends that could benefit you! The show has different guests who specialize in current relevant topics in the Real Estate industry. If you have any questions about upcoming topics or have a topic for the show email us at JDY@YorkNaples.com. Shows can also been seen on the website: www.NaplesYorkRealEstate.com under icon online education.

NAWIC Southwest Florida Chapter 297 Presents: Core insurance needs of construction risks

NAWIC Southwest Florida Chapter 297 is pleased to announce the dinner and general membership meeting on Monday, April 11, 2022. Please join us at 5:30pm at Mission BBQ located at 12984 S. Cleveland Avenue, Ft. Myers, Florida 33907 as we hear about: Core insurance needs of vonstruction risks: general liability, commercial auto, workers compensation and inland marine. Other needs: commercial property, building or TI&B, BPP, BI/EE, surety bonds. We have special speakers lined up so register early! SPEAKERS Beth Coon, Agency Relations, State Insurance USA and Linda Frania, Licensed Agent, State Insurance USA. The cost to attend is $20.00 members and $35.00 non-members which includes dinner and a beverage. Invite a friend or associate! We look forward to seeing you on Monday, April 11th! Please register at www.nawic297.com. For more information, contact Bev Larson, CCIM at bev1314@aol.com.

TRANSACTIONS

LSI Companies, Inc.

LSI Companies, Inc. brokered a 8.50± acre commercial property in Fort Myers, FL for $1,475,000. The property was acquired by Intergold Investments, LLC, from Colonial 3971, LLC. The property is located at 3971 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL. The deal was brokered by Randy Thibaut and Hunter Ward.

LSI Companies, Inc. brokered a 12,497± Sq. Ft. industrial building in Fort Myers, FL for $950,000. The property was acquired by Base Hit Equities 771, LLC, from Michael R. Bakst, Trustee in Bankruptcy for Mark Stuart Grunberg. The property is located at 3086/3090 Evans Ave., Fort Myers, FL. The deal was brokered by Justin Thibaut and Hunter Ward.

Investment Properties Corporation

Acopio International, LLC d/b/a Acopio Coffee leased 1,356 square feet of retail space from Tamiami Newgate, Ltd. located at 5100 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 100. Tara L. Stokes represented the Landlord and Felipe Arcila of Kova Commercial represented the Tenant.

Rail Head 239, LLC purchased 4,560 square feet of commercial space from 1474 Rail Head, Inc. located at 1474 Rail Head Boulevard for $1,150,000. Rob Carroll represented the Buyer and John Paulich IV of Trinity Commercial Group represented the Seller.

Lee & Associates

West Side Realty, LLC purchased a 35,400sf single tenant building on 5.08 acres at 4655-4661 Laredo Ave., Ft. Myers from Sox Development, Inc. for $5,500,000. Derek Bornhorst, Bob Johnston and Jerry Messonnier represented the seller and Doug Coller of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT represented the buyer in the transaction.

Genesis Commercial Group purchased a 6,528sf building on 1.18 acres known as the Steinway Piano Gallery at 28751 S. Tamiami Trl., Bonita Springs from JZGB, LLC for $2,900,000. Bill Young and Biagio Bernardo represented the seller and Scott Allen of Tower Commercial Real Estate represented the buyer in the transaction.

Fort Myers RE, LLC purchased a marina with sales office, boat slips and pier on 0.35 acres at 18650 San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers Beach from Marina Mike’s Boat Club and Rentals for $1,250,000. Thomas Webb and Michael Mahan represented the seller and Eddy Dingman of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT represented the buyer in the transaction.

Prime Toys & Games purchased a 1,800sf retail store in the Coastland Regional Shopping Center at 1780 9th St N., Naples from Shawn Paul Jones for $150,000. Michael Mahan negotiated the transaction.

PERSONNEL

Stevens Construction earns Great Place to Work Certification

Stevens Construction has been certified as a Great Place to Work based on feedback from current team members, announced Mark Stevens, president, Stevens Construction, Inc. Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. Stevens Construction currently has 73 team members throughout its offices in Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota and Fort Myers.

Seagate hires Corporate Controller

Seagate Development Group announces the addition of Michelle Mizzoni as Corporate Controller. She will oversee and manage all accounting and financial functions of the company. A native of New England, Michelle has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from New Hampshire College. She most recently worked as a corporate financial controller for Alder Partners, LLC – a Planet Fitness franchisee – in Massachusetts. Prior to that, Michelle spent six-plus years as a corporate financial controller for Cheer Pack North America, LLC, where she implemented loan management and cost savings programs as well as managed asset software.

Owen-Ames-Kimball Florida hires Tony Weiler as Project Manager

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has announced the hiring of Tony Weiler as project manager. Weiler's career in the industry has encompassed all facets of construction, including roofing, electrical, site work, utility, and general contracting for custom residential and commercial projects. Most recently, he has been a project manager in the civil construction arena. He is well-versed in all aspects of the projects, from preconstruction to scheduling, close-out, and warranty. He has received his Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Safety and Health card. He also has level 1 and 2 security with the Lee County School District and multi-level security with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

MVP Realty announcement

Here are our Top Producing Realtors (out of 1,100+ Realtors) for sales volume in February. #1 Mindy Sylvester; #2 Monica Vecino De La Torre; #3 Bill Cunningham; #4 Christopher Soucy; #5 James Hunter (TIE); #5 Joanne Fultz (TIE); #6 Patty Dovichi; #7 Lisa Barnes; #8 Arnulf Albrecht; #9 Marty Pecoraro; #10 George Oberdorster; #11 Cindy Riddle; #12 Scott Riddle (TIE); #13 Alex Greenwood (TIE); #14 Eileen Rodriguez; #15 Tomas Nagys; #16 Tenley Ticknor; #17 Rich Brown; #18 Deborah Lamb; #19 Gwen Baker; #20 Donna Pyle; #21 Elizabeth Ruzzier; #22 Pete Masouras; #23 Cheryl Jacobson; #24 Marian Ballins; #25 Chris Cosma; #26 Jo Ann Brandon; #27 Helen Parrilla; #28 Rebecca Oros; #29 Chelsea Vecchio; #30 Tony Harvey.

Susan Weiss joins Gulf Coast International Properties®

Gulf Coast International Properties® is pleased to announce Susan Weiss has joined the firm. A graduate of University of Texas at Dallas, Susan studied Business and Psychology. Susan and her husband built in Mercato in 2018, and in 2020 they relocated to Naples. She now resides here full time. With experience in buying and selling high end real estate investment properties, Susan combines her expertise with a passion for interior design. Through networking, Susan enjoys the satisfaction that connecting people can bring.

Anthony Caraballo joins Gulf Coast International Properties®

Gulf Coast International Properties® is pleased to announce Anthony Caraballo has joined the firm. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with Cum Laude honors from the University of Miami. In addition to his current role as REALTOR® at GCIP, Anthony serves as the Special Projects Manager for the Estate Management Division of BCB Homes, Inc. In this role, Anthony is responsible for overseeing and ensuring that projects of all sizes and levels of complexity are successful from conception to completion. His background combined with his superb relationship skills allow Anthony to form a strong connection with each client, helping them achieve their real estate goals in our luxury market.

Timothy P. Savage, P.A. receives Hope for Haiti award

Timothy P. Savage, P.A., Principal of Gulf Coast International Properties®, has recently been bestowed the JoAnne M. Kuehner Heart of Gold Award by local and national charity Hope for Haiti. With its US headquarters located in Naples, Florida, Hope for Haiti’s mission is simple: To improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children. Savage was honored as an individual who exemplifies generosity, philanthropy, and a commitment to public service. As a Hope for Haiti Board Member and charitable supporter for more than a decade, Tim and his company Gulf Coast International Properties® were recognized for integrity and continued dedication to Hope for Haiti’s mission.

This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Briefs