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Publix Supermarket Grand Opening at Pines City Center

Pembroke Pines, FL, 4/24/2018 — Courtelis Company is excited to announce the opening of the Publix Supermarket, one of the largest and fastest-growing supermarket chains in the United States, this Thursday, April 26 at Pines City Center in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Shoppers can enter the new 45,600-square-foot supermarket at 8 a.m. following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The store is located at 10450 Pines Boulevard and will contain a full-service meat and seafood departments, deli section, the famous Publix Bakery and a full-service pharmacy. A Publix liquor store will open later this summer.

Rod Castan and Jim Zaydon of Courtelis Company represented Terra City Center Investments, LLC in the lease negotiations with Publix.

About Pines City Center Pines City Center is an 80-acre master planned three-phased mixed-use development located on Pines Blvd. and SWC of Palm Avenue. The first phase of the mixed-use project includes tenants like newly opened Publix Supermarket, and soon-to-follow tenants like Carl’s Patio, West Marine, Cooper’s hawk, Outback Steakhouse, BurgerFi, Smoothie King, PizzaRev, Bento Café, the Halal Guys, T-Mobile and Sport Clips. Additionally, Pines City Center will be home to 1,465 apartments and potentially 120,000 sq. ft. of office/hotel space. 

Pines City Center neighbors the new $60 million 175,000 sq. ft. Pembroke Pines City Center and Convention Hall featuring a 3,500 seat auditorium, 10,000 sq. ft. art gallery, fully programmed outdoor plaza, recently completed in 2017.

About Publix Supermarket Publix is privately owned and operated by its 160,500 employees, with 2012 sales of $27.5 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,073 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee and have plans to expand to Virginia in 2017. The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 16 consecutive years.

About Courtelis Company Courtelis Company is based in Miami and has leased and managed high-quality shopping centers throughout Florida since 1963.

East Salon is coming down South all the way from Hampton Bays

We are very excited to announce Salon East as the latest addition to Fifth Avenue South in Naples.

Salon East is a full service hair salon that is dedicated to consistently providing an excellent customer service, using high quality products and unparalleled skill.  They are known as one of the top beauty salons in The Hamptons, New York; and will be moving into 524 Park St. Naples, FL at the beginning of 2018.

Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company negotiated the deal.

Fifth Avenue South welcomes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is one of the fastest growing medical institutions for children in Florida and will become a great addition to downtown Naples.

Our new tenant will occupy 1,300 square feet and will be located at 659 Fifth Avenue South.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital provides all kinds of medical care for children with a variety of health issues. With the help of innovative technologies, Nicklaus aims to care for all children with complex medical issues that require specialty services. Also, in June of 2017, Nicklaus was ranked among The Best in The Nation for Pediatric Specialty Services.

Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company represented the Landlord and Jay Crandall of Crandall Commercial Group represented the tenant in this deal negotiation.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is projected to open its doors in early February of 2018.


First Anchor Tenants To Join The New Project In West Pines

Courtelis Company is pleased to announce 24 Hour Fitness and PetSmart among first Anchor tenants at 16000 Pines Market- a new mixed use village center that will include an upscale mix of retail, restaurants, post office and office with connectivity to 122 new urban chic design single family homes. New project is located at Pines Blvd and Dykes Rd (Signalized Intersection) in western Pembroke Pines. Other tenants of the project include Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant,   MOD Pizza, FLOSS Dental and TIPSY Nails.

Burn Boot Camp is now opened at Brooks Town Center

With more people developing a passion for healthy lifestyles and unique fitness classes, Burn Boot Camp continues to expand nationwide. Burn focuses on women’s fitness through interval training in a friendly environment, and offers free child care  on-site. Each class is approximately 45 minutes with different styles and formats that fit every fitness level and schedule.  Conveniently located in the heart of The Brooks and just east of Coconut Point, the new 5,100-square-foot boot camp is opening at the Brooks Town Center on  10020 Coconut Road, Estero, FL.  

Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company and Hamish Williams of Equity Inc. negotiated the deal.

Orchard Supply opened at Granada Shoppes

Granada Shoppes, Naples 7/31/2017

Orchard Supply Hardware, a California-based chain, is expanding in Florida with a new location at Granada Shoppes in Naples, Florida.

The new 37,125-square-foot hardware store opened on July 25th and is located at 10940 Tamiami Trail North. The newly opened store is a great addition to an already existing vibrant tenant mix that includes anchor tenants like Marshalls, Hobby Lobby, Haverty’s, Trader Joe’s, Pier 1 Imports, Dollar Tree and Tuesday Morning.

Rod Castan of Courtelis Company represented the Landlord and Lindsey Pankey/ Anthony Cervone from Centre Line represented the Tenant in this deal.

5th Avenue in Naples Welcomes Fritz Martin Cabinetry

July 7, 2017- Naples, Florida

Fritz Martin –Bespoke Cabinetry, opened its doors at 365 5th Avenue South in June 2017 and is a 2,423 sq.ft. luxury custom cabinetry and home design store. From traditional designs to the contemporary, indoor or outdoor cabinetry, stainless steel or wood, Fritz Martin specializes in creating distinctive pieces that reflect each client’s personality. In addition to importing fine exotic woods, Fritz Martin has an experienced interior designer on site to hand craft its woodwork locally in Naples. The luxury cabinetry store also provides the most sophisticated color matching process to its customization offering. This will be the first location operating in the Naples area for the Michigan based company.  Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company represented the landlord and Jim Doane of The Welsh Companies represented the tenant.


The Real Deal South Florida, June 10, 2017

Retail center with a Wal-Mart coming to southern Miami-Dade

The big retailer signed a ground lease for land acquired by Courtelis Co.
June 10, 2017 02:00PM









Miami-based Courtelis Co. plans to build a Wal-Mart-anchored shopping center on 6.9 acres in southern Miami-Dade County.

CTP Landowner, an affiliate of Courtelis, acquired the 6.9-acre site at 14325 Southwest 268 Street in Naranja for $4.5 million.

Wal-Mart signed a 20-year ground lease for the land, which has been approved for 57,000 square feet of retail development.

Courtelis, led by CEO W. Douglas Pitts Sr., plans to build a shopping center there with a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market spanning 41,952 square feet, plus another 15,018 square feet of store space for other retailers.

The site of the planned shopping center, which would be called Coral Town Plaza, is near the construction site of an apartment property called Coral Town Park. [South Florida Business Journal]Mike Seemuth


Ginger Bistro is coming to Shops at Surfside

Shops at Surfside, Cape Coral 3/24/2017

Courtelis Company is pleased to announce a soon-to-be opened Ginger Bistro an authentic Cantonese restaurant featuring

Dim Sum, Hong Kong Style BBQ and family style cuisine.  Ginger Bistro prides itself in only the best quality ingredients,

a top-notch service and family-friendly environment.  The restaurant will include a full bar and two private dining rooms. 

Ginger Bistro will bring modern and fresh tastes of Asian Cuisine to Cape Coral.

This will be their second location in Lee County.

Ginger Bistro is projected to be opened in January 2018 at Shop at Surfside.

This unique restaurant will complete a dining experience at the shopping center.

Ginger Bistro signed a 10 year lease for 4,600 SF endcap.

Juan Martinez and Rod Castan represented the Landlord in this lease transaction.

Top Factors in Successful Retail Leasing

“Top Factors in Successful Retail Leasing” presented to University of Florida MS Real Estate program in the Ring Speaker series at the Bergstrom Center on February 2, 2017 by Advisory Board Chairman Rod Castan who is a President of Leasing and Management Services at Courtelis Company.

Courtelis Company assists Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate with new leases and acquisition of the Park Street Building on Fifth Avenue South

Courtelis Company was pleased to act as real estate broker for Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate with the acquisition of the Park Street Building on 630 Fifth Avenue South on December 13, 2016. Park Street includes such tenants as Kristoff Jewelers and Vogue Petite Shoppes. The property is 5,060 sq.ft . The Seller was the John A. Pulling Jr. Trust. The Buyer is an affiliate of Hoffman Commercial Real Estate, a privately owned real estate investment company with offices in Naples and St. Louis that has been actively acquiring and renovating buildings on 5th Ave South.


Leasing activity on Fifth Avenue has also been brisk to close 2016. Juan Martinez and Rod Castan of Courtelis Company have completed several new leases on the 300 block of Naples’ exclusive 5th Avenue South in downtown. The addition of these new tenants will bring the ground retail floor of Hoffman Commercial Real Estate’s 5th Avenue South Portfolio to 100% occupancy. “Downtown Naples is a great place to be! Naples is one of the fastest growing markets in the country and retailers and restaurants want to capture the growth and buying power of Naples residents”, says Juan Martinez, Leasing Manager for Courtelis Company.  Those joining the tenant roster will include:

Sails Restaurant is the newest addition to the Abbott Downing Building on 305 5th Avenue and is slated to open in late 2017.  Sails will feature a menu with northern Mediterranean flair, including a raw bar and a full brunch on Sundays.

“We are very excited about Sails because it will bring a unique seafood dining menu to 5th Avenue. It will be transformative to the west side of the avenue and the area’s overall culinary experience”, says Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company.  Sails restaurant is 3,590 sq.ft., and will include an indoor/outdoor setting, raw bar and private dining rooms.  Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company represented the Landlord and Bradley Means of Waterfront Realty Group represented the tenant during the lease negotiations.

 The French Brasserie Rustique is planning to open in January at 365 5th Avenue South.  “The French and the Tulia Restaurant Group epitomize the excellence and professionalism that we look for in our tenants on Fifth Avenue”, says Rod Castan, President of the Leasing and Management Division of Courtelis Company.  Originally from Italy, Chef Vincenzo Betulia is one of South Florida’s most award winning chefs, including Best Chefs of America, Reader’s Choice Award, USA Today’s 10 Best, and an Open Table Winner’s Choice Award.  The French will be the third restaurant opened by the Tulia Restaurant Group on 5th Avenue, and promises to bring another level of dining experience featuring fine French Cuisine in a comfortable, rustic setting.  The French will be 4,100 sq.ft. plus approximately 1,000 sq.ft. of oak shaded outdoor dining.  Also, joining The French at 365 Fifth Avenue is Fritz Martin Fine Cabinetry and Furniture and Persian Galleries.

Fritz Martin Fine Cabinetry and Furniture, will be opening at 365 5th Avenue South in early 2017 and is a 2,423 sq.ft. luxury custom cabinetry and home design store. In addition to importing fine exotic woods, Fritz Martin will have an experienced interior designer on site and hand craft its woodwork locally in Naples.  This will be the first location operating in the Naples area for the Michigan based company.  Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company represented the landlord and Jim Doane of The Welsh Companies represented the tenant.

Persian Galleries is a specialty retailer that sells authentic Persian rugs and antiques. With multiple locations in Kentucky and Atlanta, they have established their Florida location in Downtown Naples. Persian Galleries is leasing 1,209 sq.ft. at 365 Fifth Avenue.  Juan Martinez of Courtelis Company negotiated the lease.

Courtelis Company is a commercial real estate development, management and leasing company based in Miami with offices in Naples, FL.  For More Information contact Rod Castan at 305.264.4330.


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