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Business briefcase


By Times Staff Writer
Published May 16, 2005


Schifino Lee Advertising, 701 W Bay St., Tampa, announces the launch of a branding campaign for Carter & VerPlanck, a water and wastewater solutions company in Tampa. Schifino Lee designed a new logo, stationery package, collateral pieces, ads, trade show booths, case studies, direct mail pieces, a corporate PowerPoint presentation and an interactive Web site,


Executive Partner Services EPSi, 3902 Henderson Blvd, Suite 201, Tampa, announces that it has provided Webcast technology, recorded voice talent and consulting services for the Web site for its client Sarasota Development Corp.'s new neighborhood development, Bay Street Village & Town Center in Osprey.


Beck, 5100 W Kennedy Blvd., Suite 250, Tampa, announces a contract to provide construction management services for Kennedy Place, an 11-story residence hall at the University of Tampa that will house 180 students. The project is worth $15.6-million. Kennedy Place is being developed by Anthony Development for owner Collegiate Housing Foundation.


@DUTTERealty.COM 2528 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater, announces these transactions. Sales: McGrath Family Holdings LLC to MacDill Federal Credit Union, 4.3 acres of land, southwest corner of Ulmerton and Starkey roads, Largo, $1.65-million. Leases: Luverne H. Loken to Answer Excellence Inc., 4,219 square feet, office space, 1938 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater.

CB Richard Ellis, Private Client Group, 201 E Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1500, Tampa, announces this sales transaction: First Industrial Realty Trust to Milan Properties, Centex Homes building, 27,980-square-foot, single-story class A office/flex space property, First Park @ Brandon, 3020 S Falkenburg Road, Brandon, $3.9-million.

Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, 1988 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., second floor, Clearwater, announces these transactions. Sales: JLS Realty Investment to Fleece Group Inc., 16,200 square feet, warehouse with 2,000 square feet, office space, 8804 Venture Cove, Tampa, $650,000. Leases: Frederick A. Boos & Blasters Inc. to Southwest Telecom Services Inc. & Tony Boyd (ATIMA), 4,250 square feet, warehouse space, 7813 Professional Place, Tampa.

Colliers Arnold Commercial Real Estate Services Inc., 4350 W Cypress St., Suite 300, Tampa, announces these transactions. Sales: Planters Club Ltd. to Lake Walden Apartments LLC, the Lake Walden Town Homes, a 112-unit rental apartment property on 7.04 acres, 2302 Maki Road, Plant City, $5.65-million; and HRB Property Corp. to Community Bank of Manatee, 3,285 square foot, office building on a 39,117-square-foot lot, 7202 W Manatee Ave., Bradenton, $1.75-million. Leases: W&A LLC to Cap Trust Financial Advisors Inc., 9,185 square feet, office space, 102 W Whiting St., Tampa.

Rubin Real Estate Inc., 15500 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 301, Clearwater, announces this lease: Rubin Automobile Boulevard Ltd. to FDLE, 3,850 square feet, flex space, lease renewal, 12890 Automobile Blvd., Suite K, Clearwater.


UTEK Corp., 202 S Wheeler St., Plant City, announces an agreement with Rival Technologies Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, to identify proprietary technologies to enhance performance and reduce emissions for diesel engines.

[Last modified May 13, 2005, 18:50:02]

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