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Who is Coastal Commercial Real Estate? Introduction

We Hold The Highest Designation, CCIM

Coastal Commercial Real Estate (CCRE) is a full service Real Estate Brokerage that is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries. At CCRE, we understand the challenges you face as a business owner and we are committed to advancing opportunities for our business partners, by providing relevant solutions. Whether considering the purchase or lease of real property, our highly trained Real Estate Advisors appreciate the importance of identifying and securing the right property to further your success. When it comes to selling or leasing real property assets, our experts understand how to best position your property to reach the widest pool of prospective buyers or tenants and our skilled negotiators will work diligently to facilitate the greatest return on all of your commercial real estate investments. 

A CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. The CCIM lapel pin is earned after successfully completing a designation process that ensures CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. This elite corps of CCIMs includes brokers, leasing professionals, investment counselors, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, property managers, developers, institutional investors, commercial lenders, attorneys, bankers, and other allied professionals.

60 Years Experience Our 60 years of experience in the marketing and management of real estate assets has benefited the individual property owner, the largest CORPORATIONS, BUILDERS, DEVELOPERS, MANUFACTURERS & DISTRIBUTORS, BANKS, LAW FIRMS, RECEIVERS, TRUSTEES, COURTS, and GOVERNMENT agencies, including representation of RTC and FSLIC properties. Our organization has represented in excess of $2 Billion in real estate transactions which includes hundreds of thousands of square footage in commercial space; 3,000+ single family homes in Florida and Texas; resorts in Florida and Georgia; and tens of thousands acreages of land.

Clients Some of our clients include All Children’s Hospital, 5/3 Bank, Synovus Bank, Whitney Bank, Florida Bank, All Children’s Hospital Community Development, Cornerstone Community Bank, First Home Bank, Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, Bilirakis Law Group, U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Tampa District, Rottlund Homes, Lennar Homes, KB Homes, Richman Homes, MAACO, L.E. and the United States Military. We are also approved by the FDIC as a supplemental contractor.


A CCIM is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries. This professional network has enabled CCIM members to close thousands of transactions annually, representing more than $200 billion in value. As a result, the experts who possess the CCIM designation are an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors, and users. CCIMs have completed a designation curriculum that covers essential CCIM skill sets including ethics, interest-based negotiation, financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, and investment analysis for commercial investment real estate. CCIMs have completed a portfolio demonstrating the depth of their commercial real estate experience. Finally, they have demonstrated their proficiency in the CCIM skill sets by successfully completing a comprehensive examination. Only then is a designation candidate awarded the coveted CCIM pin, joining the ranks of highly skilled commercial and investment real estate experts. More than 13,000 commercial real estate professionals have earned the designation. Currently, 3,000 professionals are pursuing their CCIM designation.

Benefits for Sellers, Buyers & Investors Benefits for Sellers

Benefits for Buyers and Investors

Just like investors seek out expert financial advisors when buying or selling stock, one of the most important steps to take when buying, selling or leasing any kind of commercial real estate, is finding a reliable, knowledgeable and experienced commercial real estate firm.

At CCRE, we strive to maximize your investment objectives during every step of the acquisition process. Our approach is tailored to your specific needs – most importantly – finding a property that meets your monetary goals. We protect your best interests from the beginning of the transaction when we recommend possible acquisition properties, to the end, when we help you secure financing and complete the purchase agreement.

Our team of talented real estate advisors utilizes their strong knowledge of local market data, capital markets, and extensive experience assisting with the financial components of a transaction and works with each client to:

▶Analyze the Market Value ▶Identify prime prospects or sites ▶We also assist with leasing and property management ▶ Execute a strategic marketing plan that will result in excellent exposure for your property.

▶ Present the property the most likely potential buyers on a local, regional and national level.

▶ Maximize your return on investment through successful

▶Income and expense projections ▶Discounted cash flows ▶Capitalization rates ▶Appropriate rate of return ▶Any available partnership or syndication opportunities Our outstanding performance record, strong relationships within the local community, and local market knowledge are a winning combination. At CCRE, we’re committed to bringing the best commercial real estate solutions to you, and making it easy.

Maximize your investment objectives during every step of the acquisition process.


Once we analyze your business objectives, your required rate of return, and any constraints, our team of talented professional will present a thorough analysis of:


Marketing Plan

We Do Not List & Wait At CCRE, our mission is to provide our clients with the most profitable return on their real estate investment, by utilizing the most efficient processes for connecting buyers and sellers. Your Customized Marketing Plan will utilize our comprehensive Proprietary Database of more than 42,000 past clients, real estate professionals, corporate real estate, banking, private equity and institutional investors. The Marketing Outline below is a sample of our customized marketing solution. I. SITUATION ANALYSIS – Conduct comprehensive market research, including analyzing financials, demographics and market activity, and carefully examining comparable sales, leases and the competition. Collect available due diligence materials, site plans, floor plans, renderings and photograph asset. II. TARGETED MARKETING – Establish initial contact list and identify prospective buyers. Personally contact each prospect. Create Internet Marketing Materials, including property specific webpage. Create Property brochure.

We deliver a customized marketing plan for each client.

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III. POSITIONING STRATEGY – Publish offering memorandum and property brochures. Distribute Executive Summaries and brochures to contact list. Expand to national and International database. Initiate full exposure. IV. FORECASTING AND BUDGETS – To be determined based upon customized solutions. V. DATA ANALYSIS AND ALTERNATIVES – Monitor indicator reports and adjust strategy as needed. Communicate results monthly. VI. CONTRACT NEGOTIATION – Negotiate and Execute Purchase Agreement. Coordinate buyer’s debt placement. Distribute due diligence documentation and coordinate site inspections. VII. CLOSING – Resolve title issues (if any). Remove contingencies. Review settlement statement. Confirm transfer of funds.

Customized Marketing Plan

Phase I: Due Dilligence & Materials Data Collection

Establish Client Relationship

Analyze PropertyReview Client’s vision to clarify goals & desired outcomes

Visit municipalities - determine property use suitability

Materials & Marketing

Create individual property brochures and websites

Seek and inquire with potential end users - provide marketing materials

Install onsite signage Tour properties - identify sign locations

Preliminary marketing Alert possible end users of new listing

Announce property availability via press release

Seek and inquire with potential end users - provide marketing materials

E-blast local databases including over 42,000 contacts - Consider e-blast on a national level

Days 1 - 60

Phase II: Marketing & Offers Ongoing Marketing Efforts


E-blast local databases including over 42,000 contacts – Consider e-blast on national level

Continue e-blast marketing efforts, as appropriate – determine if other methods of marketing are necessary

List property on Loopnet , CoStar and other realtor websites, as appropriate

Develop property disposition strategies – target specific end users

Days 60 - Ongoing

MAJOR GOALS ▶ Understand client’s key

MARKET DRIVERS ▶ Guided uses for designated parcels -

▶ Understand client’s strategic initiatives ▶ Understand locations and current market

▶ Lease term negotiations

operational drivers

limitations could cause a reduced pool of possible end users

Phase III: Execution Transactions

Analyze and present offers – make recommendations

Oversee Closing Process

Offer negotiations between Client and potential end user Manage completion of purchase agreements and/or lease agreements

Announce Completed Transactions

Ongoing DELIVERABLES ▶ Monthly Progress Report (MPR) ▶ Offer presentations

dynamics in those areas

▶ Identify and target most likely end users immediately


Online Presence


Loopnet Costar CCIM Catylist (Commercial IQ) Cityfeet Commrex CIMLS Building Commercial Source Property Line MLS CraigsList Yahoo Real Estate CoStar Populates LinkedIn Twitter Landandfarm Flyer MergerNetwork Biztrader Spaceforlease Dealmakers Exceljent Total Commercial

And Hundreds More

Industry Events and Trade Shows We are continually involved with the real estate market and attend top marketing sessions for our clients.

▶ CCIM Dealmaking Sessions – National, Regional and Local

▶ International Council of Shopping Centers 6

▶ FL Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Real Estate ▶ Real Estate Investment Council ▶ Economic Development Councils – Tampa Bay, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Westshore, St. Petersburg

▶ Area Chambers of Commerce

Current and Past Projects



Industrial Complex

MTD is an industrial complex with over 100,000sf. Sold for over $10 million. 10280 US Hwy 19, Pinellas Park


142,550 sf. Industrial Manufacturing Facility. Gateway, St Petersburg, FL. Sold for $7,150,000


14,000sf Warehouse. 8820 66th St, Pinellas Park. Sold for $430,000

Industrial Tenant Representation

Global steel pipe distributer. 103,000 sf + 4 acres of lay-down yard at Lakeland-Airside-Center. Lakeland, FL Airport. Rate & Terms Confidential

Industrial/Retail Buyer Representation

Acquisition. 43,000 sf. Industrial, Retail, Former RV Sales & Service Center on 5 acres in the heart of Tampa East side Industrial Corridor. Sold for $2,400,000

Industrial; Seller Disposition

48,000 sf heavy industrial manufacturing, rail served on 12+ acres for Global Fortune 500 Company. Sold for $1,200,000

Medical Office

Sale of office building on behalf of All Children’s. Downtown St Petersburg, FL. Sold for $1,800,000


10,000sf. 2-Story Office. 3900 1st N, St Petersburg. Sold for $850,000

Waterfront Restaurant

9,000sf. 1.5ac; 17 slips. 4927 US Hwy 19, New Port Richey. Sold for $1,150,000

Direct Waterfront & Marina

4.89 Acres. 293 Room entitled. 59 boat slips. 555 & 565 150th Ave., Madeira Beach, FL $7,000,000


Multiple Units of Flex Space. 9225 Ulmerton Rd, Largo Sold for $800,000

Flex Space Retail/Flex Space

12,000 sf MOL Retail/Office. Tallahassee, FL. Sold for $1,250,000

Retail Redevelopment & Leasing Vacant Land; Residential Condo Development Disposition

5,400 sf on Beach Drive. Downtown St Petersburg, FL

Vacant Land

20 acres MOL commercial land. Pasco County, FL. Sold for $3,750,000

Multifamily Land

200 Units. 9230 Sabalridge Grove Place, Tampa. Sold for $3,500,000


5 Unit Apartment Building in Old Northeast St Petersburg. Occupancy 100% at time of closing. Sold for $210,000

Site Selection

4 Acres for Racetrack. 66th Street & 70th Ave., Pinellas Park, FL. Sold for $2,000,000

Builder Projects

42 Townhomes. SunKetch. 1st Street and 50th Ave., St Petersburg, FL. Sold for $1,400,000

Historic Inn with 11,000 Retail Space (MOL). Palm Beach, FL. Sold for $1,650,000 Represented Bank/REO. 2 sites. 17720 Gulf Blvd., Redington Shores, FL. La Vistana waterfront development for 24 condos. Sold for $1,200,000. Downtown Safety Harbor; Bayshore Blvd & Iron Age St. 2 acres MOL entitled for 56 condos. Sold for $1,500,000


Meet the Team

▶ Robert Barber, CCIM Real Estate Advisor, VP 727.772.3128

▶ P aula Clair Smith, CCIM Office Investment Services 727.409.5539

▶ David T. Tower Real Estate Advisor



▶ Michael Hillstrom

Real Estate Advisor 813.375.1600

▶ Karl Moeller

Real Estate Advisor 727.656.7440

▶ Debbie Reeser

Real Estate Advisor 727.244.8328

▶ Jamie Pedrick

Real Estate Advisor 727.452.1765


▶ T eam Support Marketing Team, including a Graphic Designer Professional Photographer Buyers Agents Closing Coordinator Flood Elevation Expert Inspection Consultant Coastal Properties Group Florida, LLC Headquarters 260 107th Avenue Treasure Island, FL 33706 OFFICE: 888.589.4223 FAX: 888.589.4223

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