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LEASING MOMENTUM GROWS AS AMERA BARRON LEASING, INC. SIGNS SEVEN TENANTS FOR NEARLY 40,000 SQUARE FEET.

 

 

Highlights 

-Major leases include 10,000 SF for Darby Dental Supply, LLC at Coral Springs Financial Plaza and 16,000 SF to Retro Fitness for national chain’s first Florida location at Cocogate Plaza in Margate 

- Deals follow major announcements at Amera’s Riverbend TOD in Fort Lauderdale:  Broward County Supervisor of Elections complex commitment and opening of Strayer University’s Fort Lauderdale campus. 

Coral Springs, Fla., December 2, 2008 --   A welcome sign of momentum in Broward County’s commercial real estate market, Amera Barron Leasing today announced it has finalized seven leases totaling ...

BROWARD COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS TO LOCATE NEW HEADQUARTERS AT RIVERBEND TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

Commitment to 72,000-square-foot complex accelerates redevelopment of a major regional location at downtown Fort Lauderdale’s western edge. 

Highlights

·         Broward Supervisor of Elections contracts with Broward Barron for build-to-suit complex at Riverbend to consolidate elections operations and offices now in various locations in the county.  

·         Riverbend TOD provides strategic, accessible regional location with future multi-modal transit hub.

·         Development will bring jobs, economic benefit, new amenities to neighborhood.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., November 11, 2008 -- The Riverbend Transit Oriented Development at I-95 and Broward Boulevard will be home ...

RIVERBEND CORPORATE PARK ANNOUNCES STRAYER UNIVERSITY
AS FIRST TO LOCATE IN FORT LAUDERDALE’S NEW WESTERN GATEWAY


FORT LAUDERDALE, FL., October 30, 2008 -- Another milestone has been reached in the development of Riverbend Corporate Park. Strayer University has leased an entire floor, 15,241 square feet, in the first completed building at Riverbend, where a new urban community is taking shape at the western edge of downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Strayer University will occupy the ground floor in the four-story, 67,000-square-foot Class A office building. The building is the first of six planned for the initial phase of the 100 -acre Riverbend Corporate Park, located at the northwest quadrant of ...

RIVERBEND TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT MOVES FOR APPROVAL
FOR TWO ADDITIONAL CLASS A OFFICE BUILDINGS
Next Step in Transformation of Broward Blvd./I-95 Interchange
As Mixed-use Regional Transportation Hub and Downtown Gateway


 

            FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., September 17, 2008 -- With the completion of the first 67,000 -square-foot Class A office building at the Riverbend Transit Oriented Development (TOD), developer Amera-Barron today announced it is finalizing approvals for two additional four-story, Class A office buildings and an adjacent parking garage.

The project’s multi-modal transit hub is designed to streamline travel throughout Broward County’s central corridor. With I-95 ramp infrastructure and a Tri-Rail station in place, a proposed east-west light rail connector route on the boards, and its own internal trolley system, Riverbend is designed to be the ...

One Charter Place Completed By Amera Urban Developers
Initial Phase of Downtown Coral Springs Welcomes Tenants




CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. , June 15, 2007 – One Charter Place, a $25 million Class A office center by Amera Urban Developers, is now open, marking the completion of the first phase of the Downtown Coral Springs project.

The dramatic, curving 4-story office, financial and retail center is located on a 3.9-acre site at University Drive and Sample Road. State Farm, the signature tenant, occupies 50,500 square feet, or approximately 50 percent of the building. Wachovia, Merrill Lynch, First Southern Bank, and a LasikPlus Vision Center are completing their build-outs ...

Price Plaza expansion coming

Chaguanas, Trinidad, June 5, 2007 --As part of the tremendous advancement and exponential growth of the borough of Chaguanas, Trinidad, the expansion of Price Plaza is highly anticipated addition to the trend of development in the area. A sod turning ceremony for this new phase of the popular Price Plaza Shopping Center in Endeavour Chaguanas was held on June 5th, 2007.

On hand to witness and bless the project was President of the IRO Pundit Acharya Karmananda. Key speakers included Mayor of Chaguanas Suraj Rambachan, Managing Director of Multicinemas Limited Dereck Chin, and Director of Endeavour ...

RIVERBEND LAUNCH SIGNALS TRANSFORMATION FOR BROWARD BLVD./I-95; AREA POISED TO BECOME REGIONAL GATEWAY


FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. –  With an initial assembly of 75 acres at the Broward Boulevard-I-95 interchange, Riverbend Corporate Park LLC has set the stage for one of Broward County’s most strategic locations to become a regional gateway. The dramatic transformation begins this week with the start of the first phase of the half-billion dollar Riverbend project, designed to encompass up to 2 million square feet of Class A office space with complementary retail services.

“Riverbend is poised to become an important business hub for Broward County, a multi-modal transportation center – and ...

FIRST SOUTHERN BANK ANNOUNCES CORAL SPRINGS EXPANSION;
SIGNS FOR ONE CHARTER PLACE BRANCH IN AMERA’S
DOWNTOWN CORAL SPRINGS DEVELOPMENT


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – First Southern Bank today announced plans to expand and relocate its Coral Springs office to One Charter Place, the first phase of the pedestrian-friendly Downtown Coral Springs area planned as the revitalized hub of the city.

            "This strategic move into the heart of Coral Springs’ new downtown positions the bank to deliver our financial products and services to a growing market of professionals and entrepreneurial businesses," said William S. Kelley, executive vice president in charge of community banking for First Southern and a 20-year resident of Coral Springs. "We’ll have a ...

AMERA CARIBBEAN COMPLETES LEASING OF TRINIDAD OFFICE CENTER
65,000-SQUARE-FOOT BRIAR PLACE HAS PRIME TENANTS


Coral Springs, Fla. -- Amera Caribbean Development announced it has completed leasing Briar Place, a 65,000-square-foot, Class A office center located in the St. Clair area of Port of Spain, Trinidad’s uptown business district.

EOG Resources, Inc. and British Gas of Trinidad and Tobago, Ltd. are prime tenants.

Briar Place features an elevated arrival drive, outdoor plaza, two-story lobby and below-grade parking to fulfill quality-minded tenants’ requirements. Republic Bank Ltd. financed the project.

The development team included Beaver Construction, general contractor; Emsab Engineering, structural engineer, and EDC Consultants, services engineer. Architects Bynoe, Bynoe Rowe, Wittshire Partnership designed ...

Exclusive Residential Complex for Shorelands Waterfront

The Renaissance at Shorelands, will be a state of the art twin nineteen story luxury residential complex on the shores of the western peninsula of Trinidad, built by local real estate developers Amera Caribbean Development and Woodguill Development Company Limited. The sod turning ceremony took place on January 25th at 10 am.

Present at the sod turning ceremony was MP for the area, Dr., the Honourable Keith Rowley, Minister of Housing. In his speech he urged the private sector to assist the public sector in providing the country with homes since the country’s growing need for ...

STATE FARM LEASES 50% OF ONE CHARTER PLACE
IN AMERA URBAN DEVELOPERS DOWNTOWN CORAL SPRINGS PROJECT


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Amera Urban Developers, Inc., announced that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company ("State Farm") has executed a long-term lease agreement for 50,500 square feet, or approximately 50 percent of One Charter Place, the first multi-tenant office building of the Downtown Coral Springs project.

Completion of the dramatic, curving 4-story Class A office building, financial and retail space and adjacent parking garage on a 3.9-acre site at University Drive and Sample Road, is anticipated for the fall of 2006.

Amera Urban Developers are the master developers of the Downtown project that will transform the ...

Downtown Coral Springs Redevelopment Gets Underway
With Groundbreaking of One Charter Place


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Officials of Amera Urban Developers, Inc. and the City of Coral Springs Community Redevelopment Agency broke ground today to begin construction of One Charter Place. The $25 million office and retail center, the first phase of Downtown Coral Springs, is set on a 3.9-acre site at the southeast corner of Sample Road and University Drive. The site represents the first of four quadrants at the intersection, which will be transformed into a pedestrian-friendly downtown over the next decade through a public/private partnership.

One Charter Place will encompass 210,000 square feet in ...

HOME FORT LAUDERDALE
The Shape of Things to Come?


City Commissioners voted in late June to approve a new project known simply as 300 Third (finally a return to simple addresses instead of names like Aura), a project which will be in many ways a marvelous change for this city.

Bustling Fort Lauderdale has seen its share of new multi-unit buildings over the past few years. Many of these have been worthy of praise and many others are quite simply not up to par for a growing city of this caliber. It seems we have begun to learn our lesson and avoid further high-rise "Bocatecture." ...

$100 Million Caribbean Village Set for Lauderhill Amera Corporation Project to Transform Neighborhood

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Amera Broward Central, Inc., a subsidiary of the Amera Corporation, announced it recently signed agreements with the City of Lauderhill to build “Carishoca – A Caribbean Village”.

Plans call for $100 million in new development for the Village, to be located at the intersection of State Road 7 and West Sunrise Boulevard, adjacent to Broward County’s $50 million regional park now under construction. Amera founder and CEO George Rahael said he has held discussions with Counsels General of several Caribbean island nations to house their consulates at the Caribbean Village. An office building ...

$6.45 Million Acquisition of Pivotal Fort Lauderdale City Property
Riverbend Corporate Office Park
Signals Fresh Start for Broward Boulevard/I95 Site


FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. – A pivotal 18-acre site at the northwest quadrant of the Broward Boulevard/I-95 interchange is poised to become a campus-style office park – and a major economic contributor to Fort Lauderdale’s future. Riverbend Corporate Park of Fort Lauderdale LLC, whose principals include Charlie Ladd, George Rahael, Jim Cole and Pamela Adams, today acquired the City-owned parcel, known as the Konover site. Their plans call for development of Riverbend Corporate Park, a Class A office campus, at the heart of one of Broward County’s major transportation hubs.

The developers today presented the city ...

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